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JNPO: The idiot's guide to why UFC is taking a break

Last week was a dizzying one in the UFC world as we went from a full UFC 249 card being announced on Monday, complete with a new main event, to the organization being put on promotional hiatus Thursday night.

In between, we learned about a not-so-secret location in California and a private island that is being tricked out in order to host fighters' training camps and events featuring international fighters.

Strange? Yes.

I called upon MMA Junkie senior editor Dave Doyle to help me sift through the last seven days and to understand why it's so difficult for fans to simply accept what is happening in the world and how things got so ugly on social media so quick. (Spoiler: it's not the media's fault UFC 249 got canceled. It's the coronavirus pandemic.)

Dave also dropped a gem near the end of the show when he revealed he was backstage in Revere, MA, the night of the Mass Transit Incident detailed in the recent Vice Dark Side of the Ring documentary. We discuss what happened and how he almost got New Jack on the record first about what happened.

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