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Conor McGregor and Ben Askren: Where do they fall on Cagewriter’s hot or not list?


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Who had a good week in the world of MMA, and who didn't?

Hot -- Ben Askren: The Bellator welterweight champ is 12-0 and at the end of his contract. Now, Bellator is saying they will let him go to the UFC without trying to stop him.

Not -- Stefan Struve: The UFC heavyweight is having a bad health week for a very tough reason. He was diagnosed with heart problems, and he his fight career is on hiatus as this problem is treated with medication. Struve was upbeat about his future.

Not -- Conor McGregor: Another fighter also received some bad health news. McGregor, who won with a decision last weekend, tore his ACL in the fight. He will be out for around 10 months.

Hot -- Wanderlei Silva: For months, Chael Sonnen has pushed to fight Wanderlei Silva. Recognizing he was in an advantageous spot, Silva asked for more money to fight Sonnen. The UFC hasn't made a decision, but it's a smart play by Silva.

Not -- Donald Cerrone: He's fighting Rafael dos Anjos in Indianapolis next week, but this week, he was charged with third-degree assault in a "boating rage" incident. Cerrone is cooperating with authorities on the matter.

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