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MMA Crossfire – Tyron Woodley maintains silence on Dana White’s Hector Lombard fight comments

Lots of interesting info was dispensed by UFC president Dana White on UFC 177 weekend.

One of the most interesting bits was that he’s trying to put a fight together between welterweight contenders #3 Tyron Woodley and #6 Hector Lombard.

They are teammates, so one can understand some reluctance between a possible matchup.

But White said that Woodley not only “wants no part of” Lombard, but that he gave him a bunch of excuses for it – including the teammate one – while Lombard enthusiastically accepted.

But listen to White tell the story – from his point of view.

Welcome back to The Crossfire.

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Fast forward to the 4:45 mark to hear White’s version of the whole story:

Courtesy MMA Fighting.

Now, fast forward to the 10-minute mark to hear Dana’s additional comments in the post-fight scrum.

Courtesy MMA H.E.A.T.

Woodley continues to maintain his silence on White’s accusations. We have only a few tweets:

https://twitter.com/TWooodley/status/506120872415858688

https://twitter.com/TWooodley/status/506121718159515648

Woodley did speak to Bloody Elbow’s Steph Daniels and the topic of fighting teammates came up.

It will be interesting to hear Woodley’s version of these events.

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After The Crossfire – UFC 177: Dillashaw vs Soto

TJ Dillashaw stopped late replacement Joe Soto with a headkick in the 5th round to defend his UFC bantamweight title Saturday night at UFC 177 in Sacramento, California.

Dillashaw, who was originally supposed to fight former champion Renan Barao, used constant motion, peppering Soto with jabs, strikes, legkicks and takedowns.

Soto had only 24 hours notice to prepare, but was game and landed his best shots in the first round, backing up the champion with jabs and strikes. But he could not take him down and ended up gassed and valiantly eating a steady assortment of strikes.

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