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Fans greeted the first flyweight title fight in Ultimate Fighting Championship history with boos on Sept. 22 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, as Demetrious Johnson defeated Joseph Benavidez for 125-pound gold in the UFC 152 co-main event. UFC President Dana White was not amused.
White let loose on the boo birds, urging them never to purchase another UFC pay-per-view. Strong words from a man who has become known for them, though it is hard to argue that flyweights put on some of the most entertaining fights in mixed martial arts.
Other points of intrigue on the Sherdog.net forums this week include “Big” John McCarthy and his place in the MMA officiating hierarchy, Vinny Magalhaes criticizing Vitor Belfort for not finishing Jon Jones, a discussion on making kicks to the knee illegal and disappointment in ticket sales Across the Pond.
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