Depending on who you ask, the UFC isn't exactly knocking it out of the park these days. Wednesday night's show in Atlantic City, a parade of violent stoppages and explosive wars, was largely the exception that proves the rule in terms of the modern UFC.
That rule? There's no such thing as too much, and too much is exactly what's going to make the UFC a dominant force on the sporting landscape.
Dana White will argue that the promotion is a global sports superpower and diminishing pay-per-view buys coupled with an increasingly vocal (and growing) group of detractors is nothing to worry about, but it's hard to ignore the trends.
It just ain't 2009 anymore. The UFC has, in many ways, gotten out of its groove.
Here are some suggestions on how to get it back.