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Dana White Supports Overtime Rounds

Written on April 01, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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"I hate draws," White said. "I think it's just such a waste of everybody's time and energy. It's something that I would definitely explore." --- Dana White, UFC President

UFC started the year with a bang. However, two of their major bouts ended with a draw this year. Hence, neither any fighter from Frankie Edgar vs Gray Maynard at UFC 125, nor BJ Penn vs Jon Fitch at UFC 127 got their hands raised. In fact, even UFC President – Dana White – was not satisfied with the results, and he’d like to do somethings about it — add an overtime round to UFC fights.

But here is the catch: Will the state athletic commissions would be open to that idea? Besides, there are still other concerns needed to address with regards to adding an overtime round.

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