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UFC 173: Cormier v Henderson

Alexander Gustafsson Suffers Knee Injury, Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier...

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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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Friday Link Dump: GSP Shows Up in ‘Captain America’, Cyrille Diabate Announces Retirement Before Tomorrow’s Fight, Prom Girls Holding Guns + More

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

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“It’s a Step in the Right Direction for Men”: Don Frye and Other MMA Stars React to Hip Show [VIDEO]

"Man, somebody's gonna die." — Bobby Lashley

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Catch the ‘Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’ Weigh-Ins LIVE Right Here Starting at 11 a.m. EST [UPDATED w/RESULTS]

Being that most of us are still resisting the non-urge to purchase UFC Fight Pass, today's weigh-ins will likely be the closest we come to seeing any of tomorrow afternoon's fights (legally, at least)

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Carlos Condit to Earn Welterweight Title Shot if He Beats Tyron Woodley at UFC 171

Since it's our nature to be critical, let's start by listing the reasons this plan doesn't make sense.

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Knockout of the Day: Vik Grujic Elbows Luke Harris’s Head Through the Floor on ‘TUF Nations’

Harris does the most dead-on Koji Oishi impression we've ever seen, before he inevitably gets his ass kicked.

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Today in TRT: Chael Sonnen Contemplates Retirement as CSAC Becomes Latest Commission to Issue a “Total Ban”

The real concern here is: If/when Sonnen is forced to retire from MMA, who will step up to become Brazil's public enemy number 1?

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Hot Potato: 14 More Photos of Stunning WSOF Card Carrier Jessica Sutton

Check out some of Jessica's latest photos above, follow her on Twitter, and be sure to look for her in action at WSOF 9: Carl vs. Palhares on March 29th.

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UFC to Hold Simultaneous Events in Germany and Brazil on May 31st

The Berlin Fight Night marks the UFC's first visit to Germany since November 2010, and will reportedly be headlined by a high-level featherweight contest. (Start warming up, Dennis Siver.)

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The Unsupportable Opinion: MMA/The UFC Is NOT Slowly Swirling Down the Shitter

MMA isn't rapidly descending into the watered-down, passionless, corporate-sponsored hellscape we all think it is, and everyone needs to man (or woman) the fuck up and stop acting like the sport is a lost cause.

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MMA Fighter Booto Guylain Dies From Head Trauma Suffered in EFC Africa Match Last Week

The fight that claimed Guylain's life ended like many others in this sport — with Guylain on his back sustaining a series of elbow strikes from Davies, who was in full mount.

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And Now He’s Retired: Mac Danzig Leaves UFC Due to Concussions, Loss of Motivation

UFC lightweight Mac Danzig announced his retirement from MMA yesterday, after a 12-year professional career marked by a King of the Cage title reign, a dominant run on The Ultimate Fighter, and inconsistent performances in the Octagon.

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Melvin Manhoef vs. Cyborg Santos II Has Been Booked, So Let’s Celebrate By Watching Their First Slugfest [VIDEO]

An added bonus: The prestigious vacant Gringo Super Fight welterweight belt is on da line!!

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Yushin Okami to Face the Complete Opposite of Yushin Okami in WSOF Debut

Expect Okami to come in as a huge favorite here. Not Cormier vs. Cummins huge, but somewhere around that.

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Here’s What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Using TRT

The NSAC's recent decision to ban TRT is going to make life a lot harder for the athletes who have depended on it during their training camps.

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Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva, Junior Dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic Added to May UFC Events

After a poorly-timed back injury robbed him of a chance to fight Carlos Condit in December, Matt Brown will be returning to action on May 10th for UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati.

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Why Can’t War Machine Just Get a Motherf*ckin Slurpee? [VIDEO]

War's latest video blog places him in the pantheon of batshit car-rant Hall of Famers like Dan Quinn and Nick Diaz.

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Ranking the Four Most Likely “Huge Announcement” Opponents for Ronda Rousey

Is Rousey vs. Cyborg surely on the horizon? Or are we just jerking off?

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Reader Roundtable: What Was Your Angriest Moment as an MMA Fan?

We haven't published a reader-submitted CagePotato Roundtable feature in a long time — but every time we've tried it, it's been comedy gold. And so, we figured we'd turn the mics over to the Potato Nation once again.

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So Here’s a Video of the (Definitely Staged) Scuffle Between Rampage Jackson and King Mo Lawal at Bellator 110


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23 Things in MMA We’re Glad We Never Have to Experience Again

6. Tim Sylvia.

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UFC Fight Night: Kim v Hathaway

TUF China Finale Results: Here’s What Happened to the Fighters With Wiki Pages

The UFC's first TUF season in China is over. Zhang Lipeng defeated Wang Sai to become the first-ever Chinese Ultimate Fighter winner. But I'm sure most of you don't really care too much about that. After all, TUF china was a show with a recruitment policy so lax that an 0-0 yoga instructor somehow made it into the cast.

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Martial Arts Fail of the Week: How to Stomp Out a Wrestler

Remember those idiots who taught us BJJ's five fatal weaknesses (spaz punches and bright red pants being chief among them)? Well, they're back.

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Bellator 110 Recap: Rampage KOs M’Pumbu, King Mo Edges Zayats, Rebney Announces Next PPV

Bellator is back! The Viacom-owned promotion completed the first event of their 10th season, Bellator 110. The event started off rocky. The first two preliminary bouts ended in unsatisfying no contests—the first due to an accidental illegal knee. The second was the result of an accidental eye poke.

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