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Video: Dana White media scrum post-UFC on FOX 4

Video: Dana White media scrum post-UFC on FOX 4
August 5th 2012

Dana White holds his traditional post-press conference media scrum to answer a wide range of questions of detail.

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  • ranshenghy

    Posted at 09:42 on December 23rd 2012

    Compton, in his first series at the age of 29, is two years Cook s senior and had a landmark of his own to celebrate during their stand of 165 when he made his maiden 50 at the highest level.
    By stumps, Cook (136no) {keyword} carried England to 216 for one exactly 100 runs behind, {keyword} with massive power to add and into prime position to push for a 2-1 lead with one more match to play.
    Compton is struck especially by the calmness Cook transmits down the 22 yards, and felt privileged to be directly involved at such relatively close quarters.
    Standing out there today, looking up at the board and seeing those stats - 7,000 runs, the youngest player to do that, it {keyword} was quite an amazing moment, he said.
    I thought I m batting with this guy; he s just got another hundred and he s the all-time leading English hundred-maker ... .
    Compton, grandson of the great Denis who followed Hammond into bat at the Oval all those years ago has trodden a very different path to international cricket.
    He can only admire the prodigious Cook, a Test player at 21 and now with five successive centuries in his role as captain another all-comers record, of course.
    It speaks volumes that he s been able to do that from a young age, and still is a young player, added Compton. A lot of players only find their feet at perhaps my age, 28 or 29, but he did it a long time before.
    Compton likens Cook s presence to that of another he knows even better, ex-England opener Marcus Trescothick.
    To bat with him is quite similar, in some ways, to batting with Trescothick back at Somerset although clearly different players, said Compton.
    It s how clinical they are with every delivery, very few mistakes and every ball played in similar fashion.
    It s a mark of a serious player that he does the simple things very, very well and for a long period of time.
    He gives the other players a lot of confidence out there because he s so solid. I feel like I ve got a really good bond with him.
    Even if not much is being said, between balls there s a little look and a little nod that we re both in it together. He s very unflappable, not a lot of airs and graces, and just gets on and does it.

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