I have to agree. I can't believe at this point that the UFC would let the known finalists go off to blog or otherwise sell their services to other sites when they could retain their services themselves. At the very least, I don't think they would retain a loser to blog for them and not retain a winner.
But I guess you never know. If they began being too predictable it would suddenly make sense to reverse their traditions.
Objection, Your Honor. He's reciting the opening to Quantum Leap.