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

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UFC 168: Weidman v Silva 2

The Most Important Lesson MMA Needs to Learn: Shooting Jesse James Doesn’t Make You Jesse James

The new guard's success in the Octagon might not translate to success in the box office, much to the detriment of the UFC's future.

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UFC 168: Rousey v Tate 2

Here Are Some Awesome Fight Bookings for UFC 170 to Take Your Mind Off Silva’s Leg

Even though the dust and scattered bone chips have settled, we can't help but think about Silva departing the cage on a stretcher and screaming. If you're anything like us, you want something to distract you from this horrible visual. Fortunately, Joe Silva provided the MMA world with some new food for thought in the form of two excellent bookings for UFC 170 in February.

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UFC 168: Weidman v Silva 2

Anderson Silva’s Horrific Leg Injury Robs Chris Weidman of Legend-Killer Status

With two "fluke" victories over MMA's consensus G.O.A.T., has Weidman proven himself to be a better fighter than Silva? Or is he merely a benefactor of circumstances?

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UFC 168 Results: Weidman Defeats Silva Via Brutal, Corey Hill-like Leg Injury

Crazy ending, great night of fights, no judges involved on the main card!

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This Bizarre UFC 168 Trailer Is So Over the Top It’s Amazing

MMA trailers have become woefully formulaic these days. Throw some highlight reel clips alongside a catchy (or not so catchy) pop song and boom, instant commercial.

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Friday Link Dump: Catch the UFC 168 Weigh-Ins at 7 p.m. EST, Anderson Silva Teases Retirement + More

Some must-see highlights from our bros around the blogosphere.

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GIF-Ranking the ‘UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II’ Main Card Fights By Interest Level

Is UFC 168 truly worth the five extra bucks? Join us as we find out via the power of .gifs and cheap, toilet humor.

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The UFC’s Future Depends on Anderson Silva Losing to Chris Weidman

What was once a predictable slaughterhouse will now be the wild west—a lawless weight class in which a multitude of gunslingers have a chance at the title.

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UFC 121: Velasquez v Lesnar

Calm Down Everyone, Brock Lesnar is NOT Coming Back to the UFC

No, just no.

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[VIDEO] …And Now, The Most Brutal Guillotine Choke You Will *Ever* See. Ever.

This might be not only the most brutal guillotine choke ever executed in MMA History, but the most insane finishing sequence in MMA History.

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Here’s Don Frye Drinking Whiskey and Making UFC 168 Predictions, Because Holidays [VIDEO]

I can think of no greater gift to bestow upon you Taters this year, so merry (belated) Christmas, you sons a bitches.

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Gambling Addiction Enabler: ‘UFC 168: Silva vs. Weidman II’ Edition

Join us for the pound-for-pound best gambling advice in all the Interwebz and maybe, just maybe, we will all kick off the New Year with a little extra cash in our pocket.

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Beware the Bowing, Humble Man: 5 Things We Learned Over 5 Days in Japan

I spent last week in Tokyo, Japan, to cover the Glory year-end championship kickboxing event and interview and train with luminaries of Japanese MMA. Here are five immediate take aways.

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Dana White Promises “A Knockout That Beats Uriah Hall’s” on TUF 19 [HOORAY?]

"Scary" should probably be on the short list of words *not* to use when describing a knockout in a positive manner.

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The Ultimate Fighter Finale: Maynard v Diaz

Searching for the “Real” Ronda Rousey

'TUF' has made the public hate Ronda Rousey. But she is who she is.

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UFC 168 Free Fights: Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami, Chris Weidman vs. Mark Munoz, Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche [VIDEOS]

The UFC, in its infinite grace, has released three more classic fights featuring UFC 168 headliners.

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UFC 168 Tweet-Sized Stats & Facts: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

The Spider leads the pack in knockdown rate and strike avoidance, while Miesha Tate ranks dead-last in takedown defense and knockdown resiliency.

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Watching Royston Wee Will Set You Back $10, and Other Info About the UFC’s New Digital Network

Remember that subscription-based, digital UFC network we talked about a couple weeks ago? You know, the one that promised cards full of unfit for television jobbers like Royston Wee? Well, the UFC officially announced the price point: Access to the "UFC Fight Pass" will cost $9.99 a month.

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Horrible Photoshops, Love Children, Cosplaying, and Gabe Gonzaga on a Donkey: Highlights from the CagePotato Tumblr

The CagePotato tumblr has surpassed over 650 followers! We figured it has been a while since we shared some of our Tumblr posts with the vast majority of the Potato Nation, so that's why we're making this post.

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Traditional Martial Arts Fail of the Week: Finnish Jedi Knight Looks Like a Tool

Ready to see some bullshit "martial arts" get exposed in hilarious fashion? Good! Because that's just what we have in store for you with our new somewhat-regular feature: Traditional Martial Arts Fail of the Week.

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Friday Link Dump: Rousey Wants Holm in the UFC, Serra Brothers Are Squabblin’, The 12 Best Schwarzenegger Kills + More

Some must-see highlights from our bros around the blogosphere.

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Last-Second Christmas Present Ideas: War Machine Launched a Clothing Line, Y’all.


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Insane Knockout Double-Feature: A 5-Second Falling Tree KO, And the Most Brutal Liver Kick You Will See All Year

One thing that has always separated CagePotato from our MMA peers — you know, aside from our standing with the [...]

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Interview: Duke Roufus Discusses GLORY, The Pettis Brothers, And the Chaotic Art of Striking

"People say they want to see Askren stand and bang. That’s silly. That’s like saying, ‘we want to see Roufus wrestle.’ No one cares to see my old fat ass wrestle."

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Sergio Pettis vs. Alex Caceres Added to UFC on FOX 10 Card in January

After outpointing Will Campuzano last month at UFC 167, undefeated bantamweight prodigy Sergio Pettis has been quickly booked for his second Octagon appearance — which will take place just ten weeks after his UFC debut.

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Oh, Thank Christ: Brazilian MMA Confederation Officially Shitcans Man vs. Woman Fight at Shooto 45

Phew, that was a close one.

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[VIDEO] So Chris Weidman’s Older Brother Sounds Like a Really Nice Guy

"I guess he didn't like me that much, so he'd beat the crap out of me and made other people beat me up."

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UFC On Fuel TV: Gustafsson v Silva - Weigh-In

And Now They’re Fired: Alessio Sakara, George Sotiropoulos, and Rosi Sexton Removed From Roster

While it's always sad to see people lose their jobs right before Christmas, you can't argue that these three didn't have it coming.

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Questions That Arise From Watching the First-Ever Google Glass-Filmed MMA Fight

Question #1: They've already filmed a porno with these things, right?

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Following UFC Suspension, ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Plans to Sue Doctor Who Oversaw His Testosterone Therapy

It's unfair that Silva could forever bear the mark of "cheater" just because a doctor got his timetable wrong. On the other hand, MMA fighters need to understand that when they inject synthetic testosterone into their bodies, they're rolling the dice.

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