Originally Posted by Hans Gruber
In all fairness that was because most of the talent had already been raided from Strikeforce and had already went to the UFC
True. I also think they wanted to give the bigger stars left there easier fights before coming to the UFC. If Cormier, Barnett, Jacare, Mousasi, Kennedy, Gracie (etc) had lost then their UFC debuts would be much harder to hype up!