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Dana White will not give Pettis main event slot on UFC 164

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“He’s definitely in line (at featherweight), but we’ll see what happens,” White said. “He could do either – he could fight Aldo or he could fight the winner of [Henderson] and T.J. Grant.”

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Post #1   6/18/13 3:48:06PM   

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To me, all this says is that they won't publicly take the fight away from TJ Grant. Instead, they'll throw Grant some money to watch from the sidelines and fake an injury to make way for Pettis.

Look, Zuffa wants Pettis on the UFC 164 main event more than Anthony himself probably. They still haven't sold out the lower bowl in Milwaukee, and an appearance from the city's best fighter would turn that around in no time.

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im interested on how this plays out.


the ufc has become so damn political. miss the days where this kind of bullshit didn't exist

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Posted by jakewalters

To me, all this says is that they won't publicly take the fight away from TJ Grant. Instead, they'll throw Grant some money to watch from the sidelines and fake an injury to make way for Pettis.

Look, Zuffa wants Pettis on the UFC 164 main event more than Anthony himself probably. They still haven't sold out the lower bowl in Milwaukee, and an appearance from the city's best fighter would turn that around in no time.

Undisclosed injury coming right up.

Post #4   6/18/13 5:52:55PM   

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Ticket sales have yet to come
Only Ufc fight club tickets are available.
This card needs another solid fight or two

Post #5   6/18/13 7:27:34PM   

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I am surprised it must be because Pettis isn't ready by than.

Post #6   6/21/13 8:51:38AM