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UFC Fight Night heads to Connecticut on September 5th, same night as Bellator 123

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  1. juddy96 Purple Belt

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    And yes, that is the same Friday as Bellator's season 11 opening show... 10 miles away from Mohegan Sun, at Foxwoods.

    RJ Clifford ‏@RJcliffordMMA 4m

    The UFC heads back to Connecticut for a Friday Fight Night on September 5th on Fox Sports 1. Main event pending. via @FOXSports1
     
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    This is the UFC saying, ok Bellator we see you, HULK SMASH!
     
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    Dana saw dem PPV numbers
     
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    RIP Bellashit!
     
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    There was no indication of them going to Connecticut before this and now suddenly they put the event on a friday night which they almost never do and they do it only miles away from where Bellator is doing their season opening.
     
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    Depends on which card is better...
     
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    Now Bellator will be more pressured into putting one of their better titles on the line instead of just filling the card out with tournament fights.
     
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    Dont want, NEED a Bjorn/Dana altercation.
     
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    The competition is exciting
     
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    Well ...

    That's good for us!
     
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    Doubt Bellator does anything out of the normal.
     
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    One things for sure, Jimmies are rustled. I guess Dana didn't mean it when he said "good luck on that PPV":icon_chee
     
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    Whatever is cheaper I'll be going to.

    That means Bellator.
     
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    Bellators tickets will be far cheaper and could easily stack the card with bigger names where as the UFC won't since it's just a fight night. That's all mma needs is bellator doing better than UFC never hear the end of it from Bjorn.
     
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    I'm kind of expecting the UFC to stack this card and make ticket prices very reasonable just to stick it to Bellator.
     
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    The last time the UFC ran a live card against a major competitor was Strikeforce: Henderson vs Babalu 2 which had Hendo, Lawler, Babalu and Daley. What did the UFC do to counter? Igor vs. Bonnar. I think people are overrating their care factor. They ran one of their worst cards on paper against one of Strikeforce's best.
     
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    Definitely going to one of these, whichever has the best card
     
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    Is that the one with James Irvin vs Brennan Ward headlining?
     
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    Fun fact: 1/2 of the main event from when the UFC last came to Connecticut in 2005 is currently in the UFC, Andrei Arlovski.
     
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    Just went to Google maps to get driving directions between the two venues to see the distance in miles, it's 9.77 miles from one venue to another. That's like nothing.
     

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