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Dana White Talks UFC 116, TapouT Issue and Jake Shields

LAS VEGAS -- MMA Fighting spoke to Dana White following Thursday's UFC 116 pre-fight press conference about a whole host of topics.

White discussed if he ever thought Brock Lesnar would never fight for the UFC, whether Lesnar is the biggest draw in MMA, Yoshihiro Akiyama's initial reluctancy to fight Chris Leben, his thoughts on Fedor Emelianenko's recent loss, whether he got in the way of a TapouT deal with Emelianenko, his take on MMA's future in New York and whether the UFC had signed Jake Shields.

All that and much more in the interview below.


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