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What We Learned from UFC 193

“UFC 193 was every bit the historic event it was billed as being. It set the new all-time attendance record for the Ultimate Fighting Championship; it hosted the first former boxing champion to cross over and win UFC gold; and oh yeah, Ronda Rousey lost…

It’s said that experience is something you don’t know you don’t have until you get it, and that failure is the best teacher. Both of these lessons apply to Rousey, who crumpled under the record-setting stadium lights. Still, there are more lessons to be learned from the event. Here are some of them…”

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UFC 193 Statistical Analysis

“For all the hyperbole surrounding UFC 193 on Saturday at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia, the headliner represents about as compelling a women’s bantamweight bout as the Ultimate Fighting Championship can put together.

It is difficult to avoid the talking points of a female-anchored card breaking the all-time attendance record. Lost in the noise is a stylistic matchup that could possibly be the stiffest test to date for the Empress of MMA…”

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Can We Have More Cross-Division Fights, Please?

“Forget the holidays. Go Big season has arrived. In the six weeks between Nov. 6 and Dec. 19, there are eight Ultimate Fighting Championship events in five different countries, and almost all of them are stacked with relevant, exciting matchups. On top of that, Bellator MMA has three shows in the same time frame, and the World Series of Fighting will throw in two of its own, as well. That means high-caliber fighting every weekend until Christmas, for an average of one fight card almost every three days…”

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