Video: FIFA World Cup 2014, UFC 175 preview, and the art of the flop

Get the flop out of here! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White isn't exactly the biggest fan of soccer; or Futbol. So it's unlikely that the Las Vegas fight boss is in tuning in to the 2014 World Cup -- which is currently taking place in Brazil -- like the rest of the world is. White and UFC, however, wasted no time in taking a jab at soccer in this latest promotional video for this weekend's (Sat., July 5, 2014) UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sparked by Netherlands own Arjen Robben's flop during last Sunday's (June 29, 2014) match against Mexico which led to a game-winning penalty kick in extra time; the video pokes fun at the players' over-the-top theatrical antics in attempts to draw a penalty. Unlike soccer, the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) doesn't support flopping, as it will likely get you KTFO (see Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman 1). UFC 175 features Weidman defending his middleweight title against Lyoto Machida while Ronda Rousey puts her strap on the line against Alexis Davis.

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