UFC Quick Quote: Dana White says BJ Penn to remain at 155 despite 'Grease Gate' controversy

"Do I think that [Georges St. Pierre] got greased? Yeah, I do. Absolutely, 100 percent, I think that that guy was rubbing grease on him. Do I think Georges was trying to cheat? Absolutely not at all. But that cornerman was rubbing grease on him. You cannot do that.... You put another fighter at a huge disadvantage, which is very dangerous. He didn't have to put grease on him.... Georges St. Pierre was winning the fight, he was dominant in the standup and on the ground. To have a fight or a fighter like St. Pierre tainted over a stupidity, I hate it. It sucks. Size matters in this sport. It didn't a few years ago. It does now."

-- UFC President Dana White vents to the Canadian Press (via TSN.com) about the cloud of controvery that has enveloped the main event at UFC 94: "St. Pierre vs. Penn 2." He is clearly very upset about the "greasing" incident that took place inside the Octagon, which has perhaps tarnished the dominant performance that the Canadian turned in against the lightweight champion. In fact, White compares it to the recent illegal wraps discovered on the hands of boxer Antonio Margarito prior to his recent fight against Miguel Cotto. Regardless, White does not seem to think a third fight between St. Pierre and Penn is necessary. He indicated that Penn will remain in the 155-pound class.

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