Originally Posted by MCS
Dana cut Cain & Fitch because they didn't sign a video game likeness deal which he brought to AKA, and threatened to cut Anderson because of the Maia fight. If Jones tossed him around, he'd get canned. Jones' job in the UFC would depend on Lorenzo's take on it after Dana's done ranting.
Cain and Fitch on board was motivated by $$$.
Sending a strong message to Anderson that he wouldn't tolerate main events turning into a 5 round abomination was motivated by $$$.
Jones/DC brawl makes them $$$ in the long run. If you believe that he'd cut one of their current top draws and throw away Jones/DC headlining you're a bit naive.