ESPN Primer: UFC 111
Call it sore feelings over New York's blacklisting or just bad timing, but the UFC has never treated the tri-state area with much affection.
The sport is technically prohibited in Connecticut, with existing laws making Indian reservations the only hospitable areas; their last event in New Jersey was topped by Rashad Evans fighting Michael Bisping. And with due respect to both those athletes, that is not a headliner that would require anyone ringside to be treated for heart arrhythmia.
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