Why move the WEC lightweights the UFC?

posted by cradick on April-21-2010, 12:00am

Today, Dana White confirmed that eventually the WEC lightweight division will merge with the UFC''s lightweight division. You might remember that not too long ago I suggested that it didn't make sense to have both the WEC and the UFC. Well, this is would be one more reason to get rid of the WEC.

I understand that the WEC plans to add one or two lighter weight divisions, but I keep asking myself why add them to the WEC and not to the UFC? If you are going to keep the WEC around, why not have a lightweight division? There are plenty of fighters to fill the roster and it is an exiting division to watch. Someone please explain this to me.

tags: WEC

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