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The Greatest Fights in MMA History Tournament: Vote Now in the Finals!

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Video: John McCain, Lorenzo Fertitta, Jon Jones, Bernard Hopkins, and More Boxing/MMA Figures Unite to Support the Professional Fighters Brain Health Study

There are few occasions where you could get executives from the UFC, Bellator, Golden Boy, and Top Rank in the same room without a full-scale brawl breaking out. But today in Washington, DC, an unprecedented congregation of combat-sports power players joined forces to support a common cause.

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“Rumble” Returns to the UFC! Faces Phil Davis at UFC 172 in Baltimore

It's still almost inconceivable to picture that Anthony Johnson ever competed as a welterweight.

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The Unofficial ‘UFC Coloring Book’ Art Contest: And the Winners Are…

We've selected three winners who you can see after the jump. Honorable mentions go to troll-face, Bieber, and this guy.

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Barnburner Alert: Donald Cerrone vs. Edson Barboza Added to UFC on FOX 11

Cerrone and Barboza are unquestionably two of the most entertaining fighters in the lightweight division, but aren't currently "in the mix" when it comes to title shot consideration. An impressive win for either fighter could change that.

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UFC 169: Aldo v Lamas

Dana White’s Criticisms of Jose Aldo & Alistair Overeem Are Unjustifiably Insane Bordering on Megalomania

At what point did the ability to lose triumphantly become more worthy of praise than the ability to win...triumphantly?

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Pat Barry Returns to Kickboxing, Slated to Make GLORY Debut in May [UPDATED]

"Let's see who has the biggest nuts in the ring."

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Jessica Eye Fails Drug Test, Receives “Probated Suspension” and Has UFC 166 Win Overturned to No Contest [UPDATED]

To clarify: "tested positive for a prohibited drug" = probably weed.

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By the Way, Leonard Garcia is *Defending* a (Legacy FC) Title Soon

So yeah, it's 2014 and Leonard Garcia is *defending* the title of a semi-reputable organization. Who saw that coming?

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ICYMI: Franklin McNeil’s Incredibly Awkward Interview of Chris Weidman at UFC 169

Is this the level of talent we can expect from backstage interviewers in the post-Helwani era?

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Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva Booked for UFC 173 Co-Main Event

For once, the phrase "grudge match" isn't just promotional hot air; don't expect these two to hug it out like homeboys after the fight is over.

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UFC on FOX: Weigh-in

What’s to Blame for UFC 169′s Record-Setting Amount of Decisions?

To say the UFC had an off night would be an understatement. True, UFC 169 was record-breaking, but in the worst way possible. It featured more fights ending in a decision than any other fight card in UFC history.

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UFC 169: Iaquinta v Lee

Booking Alert: Chris Weidman Will Face Vitor Belfort at UFC 173

Chris Weidman's first middleweight title defense against someone not named Anderson Silva will take place at UFC 173 on May 24th. Weidman will be facing the young dinosaur Vitor Belfort, who is on a three-fight winning streak and most recently became the first man to knock out Dan Henderson at UFC Fight Night 32.

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UFC 169 Results: Barao TKOs Faber, Aldo Decisions Lamas

Live results from the PPV broadcast will be right here starting at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT. Come and get it.

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Martial Arts Fail of the Week: Making “The Karate Kid” Look Legit

This week on CagePotato's Martial Arts Fail we're highlighting (or lowlighting) the teachings of a Kung Fu dojo that presumably named itself after the brutal, take-no-shit, antagonistic Cobra Kai karate dojo from The Karate Kid. And trust us, these guys make the strip mall karate from the film look like a violent, unquestionably legit blood sport.

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Don’t Worry, You Guys, Steven Seagal Says That The Sochi Olympics Will Be Fine [VIDEO]


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Henry Cejudo Fined Half His Purse, Faces Suspension for Botched Weigh-In at Legacy FC 27

As the youngest Olympic wrestling gold-medalist in U.S. history, Henry Cejudo kicked off his MMA career last year with a ton of hype behind him. But Cejudo has hit a rough patch lately due to weight and "illness" (which might just be a code-word for "weight").

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UFC 169 - Ultimate Media Day

Catch the ‘UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber II’ Weigh-Ins LIVE Right Here Starting at 4 p.m. EST [UPDATED w/Results]

Cross your fingers and pray that John Lineker actually makes weight for once.

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Friday Link Dump: More on the Julianna Pena “Assault”, George Zimmerman Agrees to Celebrity Boxing Match, Super Bowl Beer & Cheese Pairings + More

(If a swarm of insects were somehow involved, this underwater base jump would literally be my ultimate nightmare scenario. Via [...]

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Brace Yourself: Alistair Overeem Will Be Looking a Little Thinner at Today’s UFC 169 Weigh-Ins

We just wanted to give you a heads up so you don't spaz out later today: The gigantic, hippo-raping Alistair Overeem that you've come to love to is no longer with us. In his place is a noticeably slimmer guy who's still jacked, but not suspiciously jacked.

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Big Country vs. Big Nog Being Considered for UFC’s Return to Abu Dhabi in May

Anyone think the winner will be in line for a title shot? If so, please hit yourself in the head with a hammer until you have ceased breathing.

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Update: Werdum vs. Browne to Headline UFC on FOX 11, Bisping vs. Kennedy Cleared for ‘TUF Nations’ Finale

Reportedly, the UFC was trying to find an even bigger fight to headline the next FOX card, but they couldn't make it happen, so Vai Cavalho vs. Hapa will have to do. For a free show, we ain't complaining.

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Grossest TRT Defense Ever?: Bigfoot Silva’s Manager Says He Was “Lactating” Before Undergoing Treatment for “Extremely Low Testosterone”

So in addition to being a dirty steroid user, Bigfoot Silva is probably the worst person to roll with in the history of ever. Glad we could establish that.

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Why Frank Mir vs. Alistair Overeem Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Happen

Based on their recent history, Overeem vs. Mir will very likely end with one of the competitors knocked out cold. That's what makes the matchup compelling to fans — and that's what makes it so dangerous.

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UFC 165: Barao v Wineland

Gambling Addiction Enabler: ‘UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber II Edition’

Because let's be honest, we've all got child support payments to make.

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Julianna Pena Out of UFC 171 After Suffering ‘Gruesome’ Knee Injury

Pena suffered the injury during a grappling session on Monday, damaging her ACL, MCL, LCL and meniscus. Yep, I think that covers everything.

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Ben vs. Seth: UFC 169 Edition

We debate the major storylines surrounding this weekend's event, from Urijah Faber's resurrected title hopes to our always iron-clad gambling advice (LOL). Enjoy...

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The Unsupportable Opinion: With a Victory at UFC 169, Jose Aldo Should Earn the Next Lightweight Title Shot

The UFC said that 2013 was going to be the year of the superfight, but 2014 actually gives them a chance to make good on that promise.

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UFC Fan Expo Las Vegas 2013

Video: Dana White Remains Calm and Collected While Debating “Pompous” Reporter at Media Luncheon [LOL NOT REALLY]

By the grace of God should the full audio of this luncheon surface sometime soon.

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UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta v Hallman

Interview: UFC 169′s Al Iaquinta Discusses His Journey From Wrestling to MMA, Training With the Serra-Longo Crew, And ‘The Ultimate Fighter’

"I don't think [Lee has] faced anyone even near as good a fighter as I am. He's taking a big step up. I'm going to definitely welcome him the right way."

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UFC 161 Weigh-in

Pat Barry Announces Hiatus From MMA, Just Wants to ‘Hit People’ Right Now

From his savage striking and heartfelt post-fight interviews to his general passion for life, Pat Barry has always been an easy human being to root for. And now he's gone — for a while, at least.

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