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The MMA media claims that the UFC has over-reached with its events schedule almost weekly. The number of shows it is running throughout the year often leaves us feeling as though we haven’t had time to absorb the result of one fight before we’re on to being told that the next is even more important. The year is a blur of cut and paste promos only swapping who is the ‘pound-for-pound greatest fighter on the planet’. But whenever we experience a break of a few weeks between fights I wonder how we ever coped in the days of one event per month. Since Cormier and Gustafsson’s tear up all the way back on the third of October, the UFC has been absent from our screens and, spare a so-so Glory card, so has everything else. To manage the shortfall in programming the MMA community has fallen back on what it always loved most about this sport: school yard gossip.
First came news of T.J. Dillashaw leaving Team Alpha Male to work with Duane Ludwig at the new Elevation team under Duane Ludwig. Repetition of Conor McGregor’s ‘snake in the grass’ remark abounds, and it is every bit ….View original article