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UFC Quick Quote: UFC 108 is stacked with great fights


"In almost 10 years this stuff has never happened. [But] it's part of the business. Trust me bro, guys getting injured and falling off, I got bigger problems than that everyday. Guess what, it's our job to make other fights.... If you're a fight fan and want to see good fights, how many bad fights have we really put on?... Our business hasn't been affected one bit. If you're a fight fan, I don't know how you don't think that that card is a great card.... Do we have the card stacked with all those A-list guys? No, but it's a card stacked with great fights."

-- UFC President Dana White tells that the traditional year-end pay-per-view (PPV) event for the promotion is still loaded with great fights even though it has been plagued by a ridiculous amount of injuries and changes. Champions Brock Lesnar and Anderson Silva, as well as heavyweight contenders Shane Carwin and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, have all been rumored to compete -- and then ultimately scratched from -- the fight card. Other notables such as Gabriel Gonzaga, Carlos Condit and Tyson Griffin have also been forced out of competition. UFC 108: "Evans vs. Silva," which will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Jan. 2, 2010, now features a main event between light heavyweights Rashad Evans and Thiago Silva -- certainly not big name draws who are capable of carrying an event alone. Is the supporting main card cast good enough to ensure that UFC 108 delivers? More specifically, do you intend to shell out the money to watch it? Keep in mind that events like this are sometimes action-packed "sleepers." Let's hear it, Maniacs.

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