UFC on Fox 4: 3 Reasons Shogun vs. Vera Makes Sense as a Title Eliminator

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UFC on Fox 4: 3 Reasons Shogun vs. Vera Makes Sense as a Title Eliminator
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"Wait, Dana White said WHAT?!"

The collective Twitterverse could be heard (seen) uttering (typing) these words as news broke that White, on a UFC on FOX 4 conference call, declared that the winner of Saturday's Shogun vs. Vera matchup was next in line for a shot at the light heavyweight title. 

I will admit this: I too, was skeptical at first.  

Skeptical like, cursing Dana White and the UFC's logic skeptical. 

But, I gave the reasoning some thought, and I have deduced three reasons why this bold, seemingly insane proclamation actually makes sense for the UFC.  

Start the slideshow to see the method behind the UFC brass's madness.

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