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VIDEO: Highlights From Tim Kennedy’s Win Over Michael Bisping at...

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Strikeforce WSOF Deathwatch: WSOF 7 Pulled in Just 94,000 Viewers

Bring out yer dead, Nation. The deathwatch is on.

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[VIDEO] And Now, Your First-Punch KO of the Day…

FACT: First-punch knockouts are more devastating yet simultaneously graceful than any footage of a lion attacking a gazelle you will ever see.

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Ian McCall vs. Brad Pickett, Gunnar Nelson vs. Omari Akhmedov Added to UFC Fight Night 37 in London

Though Pickett was never able to put together a long winning streak in the Octagon, his fan-friendly style has earned him four Fight of the Night bonuses and one Knockout of the Night bonus since 2011, totaling $270,000 in extra cash.

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Is Holly Holm As Valuable to the UFC as Her Manager Thinks She Is?

If Holm is worth it, she’ll establish herself as a top contender and get her six-figure UFC contract in due time. However, that time is not now.

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Six Things the UFC Can Learn from the WWE Going Into 2014

Vince McMahon may promote an entirely different product, but that doesn't mean he has nothing to offer our sport.

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‘TUF: China’ Cast Includes 0-0 Yoga Instructor Who Doesn’t Know How to Fight

Say what you want about the Super Fight League, but at least their fighters have hit pads before.

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Submission of the Day: Ian Entwistle’s Diving Heel-Hook at Cage Warriors 62 [VIDEO]

Also on the card, Martin Sheridan challenged Chinzo Machida for Most Violent Knee-KO of the Year. Check out Sheridan's first-round win over Jordan Desborough after the jump...

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The Four Most Likely Scenarios to Emerge From Georges St. Pierre’s Upcoming Press Conference

It's either retirement, a Hendricks rematch, or Dancing With the Stars next for the UFC's welterweight champ.

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Slobberknocker Alert: Jared Rosholt vs. Oleksiy Oliynyk Added to UFC on FOX 10

Oliynyk has compiled a record of 48-9-1 through 16 damn years of competition. He made his MMA debut when the sport still looked like this. And now, at the age of 36, he's fighting in the UFC for the first time. Do you believe in miracles?

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[VIDEO] Vitor Belfort Is a ‘Values Enforcer’ in This Super Creepy Church-Promo

Oh, Vitor...we know that your faith has taken you from being a toe-sucking hedonist to a presumably still toe-sucking family man, but show some discretion with who you support, homie.

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UFC Heavyweight Shane Del Rosario Dies at the Age of 30

RIP, Shane. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.

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Australian Writer Pans Hunt vs. Bigfoot as “Barbaric Savagery,” Is Wrong

Perhaps more disturbing than Rothfield's takedown of Fight Night 33 has been how we have chosen to respond to it.

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Got Four Hours to Spare? Then Watch Invicta FC 7 In Its Entirety, Right Here [VIDEO]

I didn't watch Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith on Saturday because I was in Detroit taking my son to meet Cookie Monster, but people who actually watched the fights told me it was pretty damn entertaining, with flyweight champ Barb Honchak and strawweight Tecia Torres standing out with their impressive performances.

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Jake Shields (Zzzz) vs. Hector Lombard (!!) Added to UFC 171

Who ya got?

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The BANG Effect: A Statistical Look at 2013′s Most Improved MMA Team [DATABOMB]

From finishing rate to takedown success, Team Alpha Male's improvement under head coach Duane Ludwig has been astounding. Can they pick up four more wins this weekend?

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Mark Hunt, Ryan Bader Post Photos of Broken Hands Suffered at Fight Night 33

Consider this photo further proof that "The Super Somoan" is a goddamned warrior in every sense of the word.

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Hunt vs. Bigfoot x Scramble Fight-Picking Contest: And the Winners Are…

Thanks again to Scramble for hooking us up with all these shirts. If you need any Christmas gifts for the MMA/grappling fan in your life, swing by Scramble today!

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And Now She’s Retired: Julie Kedzie Hangs Up Her Gloves Following Loss at UFC Fight Night 33

Kedzie began her career in 2004, when eight-person tournaments were still socially acceptable, before women's MMA was readily available on television, and when there was virtually no incentive for a women to compete in MMA, other than the thrill of competition.

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Nick Newell Chokes Out Sabah Fadai, and Other Weekend MMA Updates [VIDEO]

Nick Newell scored a guillotine choke victory over Sabah Fadai at WSOF 7 last night. It looked like Newell, who's now 11-0, hardly broke a sweat during the 81 seconds the match lasted.

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UFC on FOX 9 is Officially Cursed: Injured Matt Brown Out of Fight With Carlos Condit

We don't want to freak you out, but curses are real. Our last five posts about UFC on FOX 9 have all been injury related. Our sixth post about the event is worst of all: Matt Brown is out of his fight with Carlos Condit due to a back injury.

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UFC Booking Alert: Rory MacDonald to Face Demian Maia at UFC 170

The UFC announced that welterweights Rory MacDonald and Demian Maia would face off at UFC 170 this February. They made the announcement when the MMA world was abuzz with talk about the stellar fight card taking place. You know, the one that hosted one of the most exciting main events ever? So the news didn't really stick.

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UFC Fight Night 33 Recap: Hunt and Bigfoot Battle to a Legendary Draw, Shogun Relives Pride Days with Devastating KO

UFC Fight Night 33 was far better than UFC Fight Night 32—even though the main event ended in a draw.

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UFC Fight Night 33: Hunt vs. Bigfoot — Live Results & Commentary

The UFC lands in Brisbane tonight, and for a free card overseas, this thing is kind of loaded. Live main card updates will be right here starting at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

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Tim Kennedy Was Apparently Not the Biggest Fan of Nelson Mandela

You can be an American patriot and still respect Mandela for the life he led, his indomitable spirit, the battles he fought and won for human justice.

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GIF-Ranking the ‘Fight Night 33: Hunt vs. Bigfoot’ Main Card Fights By Interest Level

A six fight main card featuring the likes of Mauricio Rua and Pat Barry is a card worth delving a little deeper into, so join us for a fight-by-fight gifdown of Fight Night 33.

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Heart & Soul of MMA: Caros Fodor, And the Heroism of Companionship

He had nightmares. He drank. The nightmares wouldn't stop so he drank more. Caros and his friends went out most nights and started brawls. But MMA rescued him. And in turn, he rescued someone else.

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Ulysses Gomez Collapses While Cutting Weight; Cage Warriors 62 Main Event Scrapped

Even though Gomez wanted to move forward with the fight anyway, Cage Warriors made the only sane decision and scrapped it

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UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Bigfoot — Weigh-In Results and Videos

It was a relatively uneventful affair — except for when Bethe Correia tried to spook Julie Kedzie and failed miserably.

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Sad Quote of the Day: Forrest Griffin “Can’t Shoot a Basketball, Can’t Throw a Ball, and Has to Brush His Teeth With His Left Hand” These Days


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On This Day in MMA History: Jon Jones Tastes Defeat (Kind Of) at the TUF 10 Finale

Maybe you remember Nelson's nasty one-shot KO of Schaub at the event, and maybe you remember the 15-minute wheezefest that was Kimbo vs. Houston Alexander. But the reason that the TUF 10 Finale remains infamous four years later is because of a bullshit little rule known as "no 12-to-6 elbows," which may very well be the most arbitrary and baseless rule in MMA history.

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