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Opinion: A One-Sided Beatdown

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On a few rare Saturdays every year, MMA fans are presented with an intriguing choice: An Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA event are on at the same time. Which one should they watch? It's usually a difficult choice, often resulting in switching between the two broadcasts.

But for the first time since the top two MMA promotions have gone head-to-head, the decision is more straightforward and one-sided than a Valentina Shevchenko title defense.