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Old 02-08-2011, 10:38 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Edgar also got the shot before Maynard because Maynard said he was not ready.
true... but still, Edgars 3 opponents before fighting Penn are no better or worse than Bones last 3. Its the way Edgar beat them that got him the shot. Just like Bones.

I guess what I'm saying is that beating a few top 10 guys has never been a pre-requisite for getting awarded a shot in the UFC. It never has been. Hell, Dana admits this regularly.
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