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UFC absorbs WEC and adds two new weight classes
Until today, the talk inside mixed martial arts circles has been just that: talk.
But, finally, the UFC announced Thursday that it will absorb its sister promotion, World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC).
“There is no more WEC," UFC president Dana White said. "Those weight classes are going to roll into the UFC. All the employees that work for the WEC will be part...