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Brock Lesnar vs Junior dos Santos a five round non-title fight? Almost ...

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... but not quite. That's only because UFC President Dana White decided against doing so since the fight was already made and contracts were signed for a three-round fight.

And it would have been a dick move to suddenly show up and add a couple rounds.

That said, it looks like the UFC is getting closer and closer to five-round non-title fights. Don't take my word for it, though. From the bossman himself at a Q&A today (via MMAWeekly):

"We were actually going to start it Brock Lesnar and Junior Dos Santos, but we had already made the fight. We had already made the fight so it's kind of hard to go back to those guys after you already make the fight and say, 'you know what this is going to be five (rounds) instead of three (rounds).' We're very close to doing it."

With the acquisition of Strikeforce and the myriad of superfights seemingly just over the horizon, what better time than now to institute this new policy.

The possibilities are endless. Georges St. Pierre vs. Anderson Silva, if it ever comes to be, would no longer need to be for a championship to go five rounds. Who wants to argue against that?

Is there anyone out there against this idea? Or is everyone on board and ready to make it happen?

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