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UFC 178 - Press Conference

Cutting Through The Bullshit: UFC 178 Edition

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Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz: The UFC Dream Fight That Will Probably Never Happen

Two enigmatic superstars fighting in a gangsterweight attraction would actually give MMA fans something to get excited about. And of course, that's why it'll never happen — because the MMA Gods hate us and want us to be miserable.

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Who’s the Real “Father of MMA”? — 10 Fighters More Deserving of the Title Than Bruce Lee

These ten men did more to shape modern MMA than Bruce Lee, and they fit into Zuffa's charmingly revisionist account of history just as well.

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Wednesday Links: Fedor Doesn’t Like Women Competing in MMA, Dana White Insists Jon Jones Will Fight Gustafsson, ‘Game of Thrones’ Strongman Deadlifts 994 Pounds + More

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

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Fight Flicks Review: In the Blood aka “Gina Carano Ain’t Got Time to Bleed”

In the Blood, a so-called "Female Taken set in the Caribbean" hit movie stands on DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital HD yesterday.

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Cole Miller Out of UFC Fight Night Dublin With Thumb Injury; Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao Booked as New Main Event

Brandao hasn't competed since UFC 168 in December, where he missed weight by 6.5 pounds, threatened to stab Dustin Poirier in the neck, then got knocked out in the first round. (Not your best work, dude.)

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UFC 175 & The Ultimate Fighter Finale - On-Sale Press Conference

23 Things That Should Be Broadcast on UFC Fight Pass

If the UFC expects us to shell out $10 every month to watch regional talent and foreign-language reality shows on the Internet, they've got another thing coming.

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Jon Jones’s Latest Video Greeting to His Haters: ‘It’s My Career, Not Yours’

I like his little laugh at the end. Solid heel-move.

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STATBLASTER: 8 Mostly Accurate Pre-Fight Facts About UFC Fight Night 42

Stat #2: Ben Henderson Does Not Actually Finish Fights

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21 Highly Disturbing Examples of MMA Fan Art

While cruising this afternoon, we came across a bunch of freaky UFC/MMA-related fan art that makes Hassy's obsession with Mark Hunt look downright normal.

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UFC Fight-Picking Contest: Win a Copy of ‘In the Blood’ Starring Gina Carano!

Today marks the home video release of In the Blood — that GIF-tacular action movie starring Gina Carano — which is now available on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD.

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Vitor Belfort Failed February Drug Test According to Joe Rogan; Results to Be Made Public on June 17th

Considering that Belfort was previously caught for steroids in 2006, and (allegedly) failed an out-of-competition drug test in February, the commission would be well within their rights to turn down his application.

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Hot Potato: 14 Photos of Nikita Esco, French-Chinese KOTC Ring Girl [GOT DAMN]

Check out a gallery of our favorite Nikita Esco photos and make sure to follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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‘WSOF 11: Gaethje vs. Newell’ Set for Ocean Center in Daytona Beach; NBC Broadcast Begins at 4 p.m. ET

Considering that the TUF 19 Finale is scheduled for the next day, there's no reason for you to not be watching MMA at any point that weekend. Hope you didn't have plans with family or anything.

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UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo: Thiago v Umalatov

Paulo Thiago and Five Other Fighters Who Never Lived Up to Their UFC Debuts

From Todd Duffee to Houston Alexander, join us as we look back at six guys who simply set the bar too high to ever exceed it.

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Monday Memo: Ben Askren’s ONE FC Win, “Bitches in a Beauty Salon,” And a UFC Champion’s Pay Gripes

Five under-the-radar stories you may have missed last week...

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Jon Jones Still Hasn’t Signed Contract for Alexander Gustafsson Rematch, Wants Daniel Cormier Instead [UPDATED]

Stay tuned for the inevitable Instagram video of Jones mocking fans who think he's ducking Gustafsson.

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UFC Fighters and the (Fictional) Crimes They’ve Committed: The Winners!

Last week's "UFC Fighters and the Fictional Crimes They've Committed" contest, if nothing else, proved that MMA-themed comedy is not as easy as it sounds.

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Must See: Michelle Nicolini Destroys Tammi Musumeci’s Arm at 2014 World Jiu-Jitsu Championships, Musumeci Refuses to Tap

Fun fact: Nicolini is 2-0 as a strawweight MMA fighter — with both wins by first-round armbar — and recently signed with Legacy FC. Keep an eye out for her.

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Wanderlei Silva Gets Booed at TUF Brazil 3 Finale; End Times Are Upon Us [VIDEO]

So it's come to this: Chael Sonnen is a Brazilian hero, and the mere mention of Wanderlei Silva's name spurs a chorus of boos from a Brazilian crowd.

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Watch the Pilot Episode of Luke Cummo’s Web Series “Dino & Digger”

Luke Cummo, former UFC fighter and passionate advocate against MMA, has returned to YouTube.

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TUF Brazil 3 Finale Results: Stipe Miocic TKOs Fabio Maldonado in 35 Seconds

The second leg of the UFC's international double-header ended in predictably squash-worthy fashion.

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UFC 175 & The Ultimate Fighter Finale - On-Sale Press Conference

Monday Night Wars Alert: UFC and Bellator to Go Head-to-Head in September

The UFC will be heading to Connecticut on September 5th. The card will air on FS1. Normally we wouldn't cover such a banal, uninteresting announcement, but something makes it very special: September 5th also marks the date of Bellator's season 11 debut, and it's also being held in Connecticut to boot—a mere 10 miles away.

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UFC Fight Night 41 Results: Mousasi Dominates and Chokes Out Munoz

And so, the UFC's terrifying "two events in one goddamned day" campaign is officially underway.

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Friday Links: Chael Sonnen Not Fighting for a Title Shot After All, James Irvin Signs With Bellator, And the Worst Planet Fitness Video Ever

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

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On This Day in MMA History: Tito Ortiz Knees Guy Mezger into Submission and Somehow Still Loses at UFC 13

Featuring the UFC/MMA debuts of future Hall of Famers Randy Couture and Tito Ortiz and the Belfort vs. Abbott slaughter, UFC 13 was a memorable night of fights to say the least.

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VIDEO: Wanderlei Silva Denies Fleeing From Drug Test, Still Thinks He’s Fighting at UFC 175

"This is all a big confusion. Everything I've heard, I heard it just like you, from the Internet."

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CagePotato Roundtable #32: Who Is Your Favorite Fictional Fighter of All Time?

The CagePotato Roundtable is back! This week, we're talking fictional fighters who should've been included in EA Sports UFC instead of Bruce Lee.

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Brutal KO of the Day: Major Overall Destroys Bruno Pucci via Soccer Kick at OneFC 16 [GIF]

PRIDE-style soccer kicks have been legal in OneFC since September 2012, following the controversial outcome of Andrei Arlovski vs. Tim Sylvia 4.

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Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson to Headline September UFC Fight Night Card in Japan (Yes!); Event to Air on Fight Pass (Crap!)

Feel free to call this one "The Battle of the Bulge," as long as you acknowledge that Hunt already made that joke.

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Three Years Ago, Chael Sonnen Predicted This Would Happen [VIDEO] [#TBT]


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