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The W - Sports that aren't Baseball, Football, Basketball, or Hockey - Wanderlei Silva retires, bashes UFC
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http://espn.go.com/mma/story/_/id/11554754/wanderlei-silva-announces-retirement-blames-ufc

This seems to be a trend with fighters saying they aren't paid what they feel they are worth.
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Yeah.

In terms of how the UFC treats its fighters, he's spot on. Particularly with what went down with Renan Barao. A lot of very legitimate issues being raised here.

I just wish it came from a better source. The timing isn't just suspect, it's downright laughable. And everything Wanderlei got punished for, he brought on himself. Including his lack of fights - he's the one who wanted the year off, and he's the one that LITERALLY ran away from a drug test.




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