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Mimicking Anderson Silva?

Anderson Silva, top, during an open workout for

(Credit: AP )

Part of the problem fighters face when preparing for Anderson Silva is that he's the best mixed martial artist in the world, which then creates this follow-up problem: finding someone with a similar skill set to bring in into training camp. Jon Jones may be the only person capable of mimicking Silva, but he's not exactly available at the ready. So, fighters such as Chris Weidman, who challenges...

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