From Keith Kizer just now...
As far as MMA contestants going from 3 to 5 round bouts, it is not any different than boxers going from 4 to 6 to 8 to 10 to 12 round bout. We look at skill, experience and match-up.
I am still not really convinced about the reasoning here but there ya go.
Everybody good, plenty of slaves for my robot colony?