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Late Replacement Main Events: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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Seth vs. Jared: UFC 175 Edition

CP Staff Writers Jared and Seth break down the UFC's non-existent advertising of UFC 175, the best underdog bets, and much more. Al Bundy gifs will reign.

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Uh, Guys, You Might Want to Check Out What TUF 19 Finalist Corey Anderson’s Nickname Is

Ron "H20" Waterman. Justin "Nsane1" McCully. Jorge "The Naked Man" Ortiz. Just a few examples of why MMA fighters should never, ever be allowed to give themselves a nickname.

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Tito Ortiz, Tim Sylvia, Jon Jones, and Chael Sonnen Compete on Chopped

Four mixed martial artists-turned chefs, three courses, only one chance to win!

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#WeekofDanga Caption Contest: Win a Copy of “In the Blood” on DVD!

Because it's the #WeekofDanga, dammit, and we need to give some stuff away.

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And Now He’s Retired (Again): Matt Hamill Hangs ‘Em Up Citing “Nagging Injury”

We wish you the best of luck, Matt, but please, stay retired this time.

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Blerg! Jose Aldo Injured, UFC 176 Rematch With Chad Mendes Cancelled

And just like that, this card is garbage-ass.

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GamePotato: The 12 Original Super Smash Bros. Characters and Their UFC Fighter Equivalents

It is a widely-accepted fact that any MMA fan who discovered the sport circa 2000 A.D did so thanks to the release of Super Smash Bros. on the Nintendo 64.

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UFC 175 Fight Hype: Watch Some Rare Footage of Chris Weidman vs. Ryan Bader at the 2006 NCAA Wrestling Championships

Because *somebody* has to get you excited for this card and the UFC's marketing department sure ain't.

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Writers Who Became Fighters

Does competing in combat sports make you a better writer, or does it just give individuals a bigger superiority complex?

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Gallery: Arianny Celeste and Brittney Palmer Heat Up the Fitness Gurls 2014 Swimsuit Issue

Check out our favorite photos of Celeste and Palmer in the gallery after the jump, and head over at to see their full spreads (heh).

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Must-See Video: 17-Year-Old Sangmanee Sor Tienpo and Hong Thanonchai Engage in an Instant Muay Thai Classic

So...(Muay Thai) Brawl of the Year? Muay Thai Brawl of the Year.

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And Now He’s Fired: Chael Sonnen Axed by FOX For Being a No Good, Steroid-Using Double Cheater

I guess this means Sonnen won't be given the opportunity to defend himself via a laughably rushed interview on America's Pregame, then?

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CagePotato Presents: The 10 Best UFC Brawls of the Year (So Far)

These fights are the kernels of corn hidden amongst the soggy floor-turds that the UFC has been sh*tting out all year.

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#WeekofDanga Reader Request: Six Five MMA Ref Blooper Reels

If you have any similar videos/news items/article ideas that you feel should be featured on CP this week, give us a shout at or via our Twitter with the hashtag #WeekofDanga.

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Don Frye’s UFC 175 “Predator Predictions” Features the Glorious Return of His Facial Hair, Rampant Sexism

Don Frye: Greatest American Hero or *Greatest* American Hero?

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Beatdown of the Day: Little Kid Bitch Slaps Smack-Talking Foe *While* Ghost-Riding Bicycle (#WeekofDanga)

"He comin' back, he comin' back, shawty!"

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Gamblers Beware: Ronda Rousey is Currently a 20-1 Favorite (!!) Over Alexis Davis at UFC 175

That barista who fought Daniel Cormier was given 12-to-1 odds, and he accepted the fight on less than a week's notice.

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‘Fight Life’ Fight-Picking Contest: And the Winners Are…

To our winners, shoot us your mailing addresses and we'll get your copies of Fight Life in the mail ASAP.

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Hide Your Wives and Guns: Thiago Silva to Return to MMA This August

Fight Time Promotions, owned by famed boxer Howard Davis Jr., recently signed the beleaguered Brazilian.

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Chael Sonnen Tests Positive for HGH and EPO, Fails His Second Drug Test [UPDATED]

Remember when Chael Sonnen failed his random drug test not too long ago (and was removed from UFC 175 and subsequently retired?) Well, he failed the second drug test the Nevada Athletic Commission issued too...and failed it BIG.

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Repentance Alert: Pat Miletich Will Apparently Be Inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame

Earlier today, MMA Junkie unearthed a rumor about Pat Miletich being inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame.

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The 95 Theses of MMA

Instead of covering two irrelevant UFC cards in the same day, we humbly offer these suggestions for the improvement of our once-proud sport.

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EA Sports UFC Review: No Country for Button-Mashers

EA Sports UFC is not a fighting game. It's a rigorous technical exercise behind a façade of people beating the pants off each other.

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Friday Link Dump: Fighters Who Will Have Successful Post-Fight Careers, The Return of Yoshihiro Akiyama, Sexy Argentinian Soccer Fans + More

The best from our partners around the web.

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Fitness Motivation: 18 Photos/GIFs of Women Deadlifting

Part of powerlifting's holy trinity — along with squats and bench press — the deadlift involves grabbing a barbell and lifting it straight up to your hips.

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Hip Show Arena Combat to Make U.S. Debut August 9th in Bristol, Virginia

The 2-on-2 fighting league Hip Show Arena Combat is finally coming to America.

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Shots Fired, Sort Of: Scott Coker Releases First Public Statement on Bellator’s Future

"We want Bellator to be a first-choice destination for the best fighters in the world and we want our events to showcase the fun side of the sport — the personality and showmanship that makes MMA so entertaining."

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UFC Fight-Picking Contest: Win a Copy of ‘Fight Life’ on DVD!

Director James Z. Feng was kind enough to send us a few copies of Fight Life, which can only mean one thing: Fight-picking contest!

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#ThrowbackThursday: Nate Marquardt Halts the Rise of Demian Maia Via Tailspin KO

From fighting for the title to fighting for his job, it has been a long road for Nate "The Great."

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UFC Fight Night: Japan Hunt v Nelson Press Conference

Photo of the Day: Rin Nakai and Dana White, or, The Duality of Human Existence

I don't know if they planned those outfits together or what, but it kind of makes Dana look like a comic book villain who kidnapped a princess.

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