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Dana White Explains Why Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua Didn't Get the Title Shot

One of the biggest stories coming out of UFC on FOX 4 is that Lyoto Machida will receive the next shot at the winner of Jon Jones vs. Dan Henderson. The shot was dependent on an impressive win, and his knockout of Ryan Bader definitely met those criteria. There were still some questions as to why Dana White and Joe Silva decided to award the shot to Machida instead of Rua, who picked up an equally impressive knockout over Brandon Vera in the main event.
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