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Anthony Pettis vs. Jose Aldo?

UFC fighter Anthony Pettis attends the Fox Hispanic

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There's a certain ceremonial dance that occurs at UFC post-fight news conferences.

Members of the assembled media take the lead and ask who so and so will fight next, and  UFC president Dana White says he doesn't like to make fights right after a night of fights.

It seems like a silly song and dance, but sometimes, someone bumps into the DJ table and the song changes.

After...

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Dana White: Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva is 'closer' and 'more possible'

Chris Weidman celebrates after beating Mark Munoz in

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UFC president Dana White says it's possible Long Island native Chris Weidman will be the next fighter to challenge Anderson Silva for his UFC middleweight title.

(Of course, he also said that Silva's next fight would be against Georges St-Pierre, and said the same thing about Jon Jones as well, so take this for what it's worth.)

“That fight’s closer and more possible than people think,"...

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Dana White says you'll get Silva vs. GSP and Jones

Anderson Silva, from Brazil, celebrates after defeating Stephan

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Fans have been clamoring for Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre for at least two years now. Sometimes, it appears close, and sometimes GSP fights Nick Diaz and Silva fights Stephan Bonnar.

The stirring about for a Silva-Jon Jones fight is a little newer.

Still, UFC president Dana White continues to say middleweight champion Silva will fight both the welterweight champion GSP and light...

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