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UFC 132 Notebook: White on ProElite, Brazilian Media and More

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pre-fight press conference in Las Vegas. Below are some notes from the media scrum:

* White had no idea that ProElite has opened up shop again. "Good for them," White said. "T. Jay [Thompson] has been involved in some great fights -- SuperBrawl -- I would call him an early pioneer of the sport. Good for him."


136 on Oct. 8 in Houston yet.

Gray Maynard

vs. Frankie Edgar III.

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Hall of Fame.

Nik LentzCharles Oliveira

again after their UFC on Versus 4 fight was changed to a no contest. White added that he didn't think the illegal knee thrown by Oliveira was intentional.

Carlos ConditDong Hyun Kim


Jake ShieldsJake Ellenberger

fight will main event the "Battle on the Bayou" event on Sept. 17 in New Orleans. The UFC recently announced that the fight will be a three-rounder, leading to speculation that it won't headline the SpikeTV card.

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, and was surprised at how little the local media knew about the sport. "Very little knowledge about the sport amongst the media down there," he said, "which is the same thing here, but there you wouldn't expect that." He then paused and said with a smile, "that wasn't a dig at you guys. The other media."

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