During high traffic times like around events advanced search is often dissabled. My guess is that it was done early because of Dynamite/UFC being on New Years eve/day respectively and that because of that the VS guys don't want to have to do it then because obviously they want to enjoy there holidays.
"If you get hit and it hurts hit him back you not knocked out yet."-Joe Doerksen
The Toxic Terrors (FFL)
Demetrious Johnson*Eduardo Dantas*Rafael Silva*Zach Makovsky*Michael Page