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UFC Fight Night Dublin - McGregor v Brandao

Is MMA About to Enter a New Golden Age?

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UFC 171: Condit v Woodley

Carlos Condit Suffered Meniscus Tear, Possible Torn ACL in UFC 171 Loss to Tyron Woodley

Carlos Condit's UFC 171 fight against Tyron Woodley started badly and got worse from there.

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Diego Sanchez Blames UFC 171 Loss to Myles Jury on Raw Quail Egg

You read the headline right. Diego Sanchez took to twitter earlier today to explain why he lost to Miles Jury at UFC 171. It wasn't due to age, strategy, or simply fighting from a previous era. No, the culprit was steak tartare with a side of raw quail egg...

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UFC 171 Results: Why Are We Talking About Everyone BUT Johny Hendricks?

Hendricks defeated Robbie Lawler in one of the greatest fights in recent memory...but nobody really cares about that. Instead, all the buzz is about two stars of a bygone era—Nick Diaz and Georges St-Pierre.

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UFC 171 Results: Johny Hendricks Becomes New Welterweight Champion With Unanimous Decision Win Over Robbie Lawler

Plus: Tyron Woodley earns a TKO win over Carlos Condit thanks to a blown-out knee, and Myles Jury outpoints Diego Sanchez.

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UFC 168: Siver v Gamburyan

Dennis Siver Tests Positive for Testicle-Preserving Banned Substance

Dennis Siver has failed his UFC 168 drug test. The Russian-German fighter tested positive for human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). For those not in the know, the drug is typically used post-steroid cycle. Its purpose is to restore the size of the testicles and kickstart testosterone production.

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Bellator 112 Results: Curran Submits Straus With Clutch Rear Naked Choke, Koreshkov Blasts Burrell

Injury considerably dimmed Bellator 112's star power, with War Machine and Joe Riggs withdrawing from the season 10 welterweight tournament due to injury (as well as Mark Scanlon but he's not as high profile). We received unheralded fighters Nathan Coy, Cristiano Souza, and Paul Bradley.

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‘UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler’ Weigh-In Results [UPDATED...Hendricks Makes Weight on Second Attempt]

Will Diego Sanchez cartwheel his way to the stage? Only one way to find out, Nation.

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Friday Link Dump: Carlos Condit’s Title-Shot Promise Gets Nixed, Ronda Rousey’s New Legal Beef, Crazy Texas Mugshots + More

Some must-see highlights from our bros around the blogosphere. Click and support!

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Quote of the Day: Dana White Says Sonnen vs. Silva is Still Not Signed on Account of TUF Brazil 3 Issues

"It's not over money either. I can't tell you. It has to do with the show (TUF Brazil 3). It has to do with the show, that's all I can tell you."

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Daniel Straus Had to Cut His Damn Dreads Off to Make 145 Pounds at Yesterday’s Bellator Weigh-Ins

Between Straus's new hairstyle and the sudden removals of War Machine and Joe Riggs, the Bellator 112 poster has become one of the most outdated and inaccurate posters in MMA history. It's a crazy world, man. Everything is subject to change.

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Gambling Addiction Enabler: ‘UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler’ Edition

Peoples is getting put to sleep at UFC 171. And for the first time since UFC 168, those peoples won't be the audience (*swishes three-pointer*)

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Phil Baroni Announces May 2nd Bellator Debut Via Instagram Hashtags

Baroni would like you to know that he's back, he's still the man, and believe it or not, he's "the whole f*cking show."

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Non-MMA Video of the Day: Epic Semi-Pro Hockey Brawl Ends in Bro Fives and Hugs

It's one of those rare, truly beautiful moments that cannot even be ruined by the presence of Five Finger Death Punch's music blaring in the background.

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Bucket Lists and Bully Beatdowns: Two Feel Good MMA Stories That Are Sure to Warm Your Black Heart

Two stories guaranteed to lend credence to the theory that MMA is not slowly swirling down the shitter.

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Wednesday Link Dump: How Vladimir Putin Changed an MMA Fighter’s Life, The McConaughey Quote Quiz, Ladies Who Never Skip Leg Day + More

Some must-read content from our beloved link-partners. Thanks for the support, you guys!

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Floyd Mayweather Allegedly Involved in Kidnapping and Beating of Two Former Employees Over Stolen Jewelry

One source put it this way, "It was some 'Breaking Bad' s**t."

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UFC 171 Tweet-Sized Stats: 26 Surprising Facts for Hendricks vs. Lawler

"Highest paced striker at UFC 171 is Jake Shields. He averages 17 strikes per minute while standing, and outworks opponents by 75%." [Ed. note: WTF???]

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Rampage Jackson vs. King Mo Booked as Co-Main Event for Bellator’s May 17th PPV

In terms of fake heat, Rampage vs. King Mo might even rank above Chael vs. Wandy on the bullshit scale. Then again, this is arguably the biggest fight that Bellator can throw together right now in terms of star power, and booking it for the promotion's (fingers crossed) first PPV show only seems logical.

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On This Day in MMA History: The UFC Holds Its First (and Last) Ever 16-Man Tournament at UFC 2: No Way Out

Twenty years ago today (!), on March 11th, 1994, the UFC held the only 16-man, one-night tournament in promotional history at UFC 2. It was...epic to say the least.

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Interview: Casey Oxendine Explains Why Hip Show Is an Evolution in Combat Sports, Not a Freak Show

"Martial arts are created to emulate real-life situations. And one-on-one combat is not the only real situation out there."

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Knockout of the Day: A Garbage-Ass WMMA Fight Ends With a Vicious Spinning Backfist


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Aw, Hell No: Grappler Submits and Vomits After Being Farted on at NAGA Tournament [VIDEO!]

Having never competed in no-gi grappling in my life, I can't speak to the legalities of busting farts while an opponent is working in your guard. It seems like it should be illegal.

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Glory 14 Results: Bonjasky Edges Cro Cop in Swan Song, Kiria Shocks Ristie With Come-From-Behind KO

We'll say it again: Retire, Mirko. Retire for good and stop breaking our hearts.

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Thiago Silva Released From Jail on $25,000 Bond, Awaits Aggravated Assault Trial

In a salacious twist, Pablo Popovitch's wife Fabianna gave testimony at the hearing, stating that Thaysa "destroyed my life and my kids' family" by "sleeping with my husband."

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UFC Fight Night London: Gustafsson v Manuwa

UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Alexander Gustafsson TKO’s Jimi Manuwa, Calls Out Jon Jones [VIDEO]

"Jon Jones, I want my title shot again. I'm right here. Whenever you want, man. Whenever you want."

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UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Dana White Needs to Respond to Criticism, Not Mock It

Even though Alexander Gustafsson, Jimi Manuwa, Michael Johnson, and Melvin Guillard all met in the Octagon today, the biggest fight of the weekend wasn't contested in a cage. It happened over twitter.

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Martial Arts Fail of the Week: How A Ninja Passes the Guard

This week's Martial Arts Fail was going to re-visit Master Wong—the man who warned us that eye pokes would result in our families being murdered. But midway through the week we received a tip from CagePotato contributor Adam Ackerman. When we watched the video he sent us, we knew it had to be this week's Martial Arts Fail.

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And Now He’s Retired: Jay Hieron Hangs It Up After a Decade in MMA

Jay Hieron announced his retirement from MMA competition today via twitter. He retires with a 23-7 record, accrued over 10 years of competition.

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Bellator 111 Results: Dantas Submits Leone With Incredible Choke, Johnson, Mo, Volkov, and Ivanov All Advance

Bellator 111 being able to build off Bellator 110's momentum was questionable. After all, three fourths of 111's main card was comprised of heavyweights with questionable cardiovascular conditioning.

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PRIDE Neva Die: Kenny Monday’s Oklahoma-Based MMA Promotion Bringing Back Eight-Man, One-Night Tournaments


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