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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-11-2006, 03:15 PM Thread Starter
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UFC bought WEC

This article was on MMAWEEKLY( MMA WEEKLY - Your #1 Source for Daily MMA News, Interviews, Multimedia, and More ) what do you guys think about this move. I could see it being a good move to help improve fighters coming into the UFC and also give fighters who have had some losses a place to go and still be able to get back into the UFC later on.
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I just checked the website, alot of the WEC guys are past UFC fighters, or current....but I still think its a good move
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I think it is a good move, but I think it would suck if UFC went o HBO. If they still had there stuff on regular cable it would be great, but if they simply moved everything to HBO, that would suck
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I wonder what they will do with the WEC; will they disband it or keep it going? If they keep it going they can use as a minor league for the UFC. They groom the fighters and weed out the cans. Or they could have bought the WEC and/or WFA to dismantle them to kill some of their competition. Either way it's a good business move.
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