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Old 12-18-2013, 12:33 PM   #21
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Old 12-18-2013, 12:36 PM   #22
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it seems to me that Zuffa has created this commission, rather than it being a government-mandated one

sort of a puppet org to give the sport an air of officiality and respectability in brazil

its headed by Dr Tannure, who is also the doctor that the ufc has used for a long time in brazil as their go-to guy; suddenly out of the blue this 'commission' is formed and he heads it

definitely something fishy about it; i am trying to find some old articles about it when it was formed. I remember thinking at the time the link with zuffa seemed painfully obvious
There's about to be a man versus woman fight in shooto. No way the UFC would be puppeteer a commission they would allow that.

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Old 12-18-2013, 12:43 PM   #23
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I think Brazilians are happy that the government isn't involved in MMA.

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Old 12-18-2013, 01:22 PM   #24
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This is a lot less diabolical than everyone is making it.

Whenever the UFC goes overseas to a place that has no government oversight over athletics, they get Marc Ratner to make a fake commission that pretty much handles all the regular stuff a commission does like medicals, post-fight suspensions, etc.

Guys HAVE been busted for all sorts of shit in Marc Ratner's fake commission so I wouldn't go about getting worked up over it.

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Old 12-20-2013, 05:38 AM   #25
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so you provide no evidence at all that the UFC set up this commission, but something is fishy...... gotta love sherdog.
i clearly said i "remember thinking at the time" it was formed and that i am "trying to find some old articles about it"

this is a forum; i asked a question, i dont have lists of sources or pages of reference material. I wanted other people to feed in. So climb down, you fucking idiot.

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