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The Greatest Fights in MMA History Tournament: And the Winner Is…

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UFC Booking Alert: Cerrone vs. Martins, Amagov vs. High Added to January Cards

We wouldn't go as far as to call it a squash match, but it's certainly an unexpected booking for Cowboy, who has consistently faced well-known opponents throughout his UFC career.

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UFC President Dana White Press Conference

Jon Jones Teases Superfight With Cain Velasquez, Retirement at Age 30

Jones's long-term plan has so many moving pieces that it's almost guaranteed to break down somewhere along the way. But for now, he's got our attention.

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Bellator Faces a Pivotal Crossroad Heading Into the Next Season

The ninth season of Bellator demonstrated what the Viacom-owned promotion is capable of when it's given a platform on a stable, popular network—but can what season nine showed us elevate Bellator to the top while simultaneously revitalizing the stagnating MMA market in the United States?

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Watch Lyoto Machida’s Brother Nearly Separate a Fighter’s Head From His Body With a Brutal Knee [Video]

During the furor of Bellator's final season nine fight card, Lyoto Machida's brother Chinzo Machida pulled off what Pat Miletich said the nastiest knee-inflicted KO he'd ever seen in his life—and it's the nastiest we've ever seen in our lives too.

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Bellator 109 Results: Shlemenko Destroys Marshall’s Liver, Hawn Batters Keslar

Bellator 109 ended was the final event in the promotion's ninth season. Like most other fight cards, it had its ups and downs.

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Friday Link Dump: Why the UFC’s 205-Pound Division Is in Trouble, Why Giorgio Petrosyan Is the Best, Bacon Recipes + More

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

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ICYMI: Benson Henderson vs. Josh Thomson Booked for UFC on FOX 10 Headliner

This will be Henderson's first fight since losing his UFC lightweight title to Pettis in August — and marks his return to FOX, the channel that didn't quite make him a star.

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Thiago Silva Withdraws From Ovince St. Preux Fight, Begging Us to Ask: Is the UFC Just Making Shit Up Nowadays?

Short answer: Probably.

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Lorenzo Fertitta Walks Back Dana White’s Burial of Georges St-Pierre: “GSP Doesn’t Owe Us Anything”

Watching Lorenzo Fertitta do interviews is like getting a glimpse into a utopian alternate-universe in which the president of the UFC wasn't a petulant spaz whose first response to any criticism is to call you a pussy.

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Anthony “Rumble” Johnson vs. Mike Kyle Is Simply Never Going to Happen


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UFC 167 Press Conference

CagePotato PSA: Dear MMA Media, Stop Asking for Dana White’s Opinion on Every Last Goddamn Subject

White has become not only the source from which most of our news is delivered, but the news itself. He is both the schlemiel and the schlimazel, so to speak, and this shit needs to stop.

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You Can Calm Down, The UFC Is Not Holding 54 Events Next Year

Earlier today, Ariel Helwani tweeted that there was going to be 54 UFC events in 2014, or at least that was the plan. But there won't be as many as 54 events, and it's possible that many of the extra events won't even be on television.

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Hot Potato: 15 Photos of Model/GLORY Girl/Ken-Flo’s Girlfriend Clark Gilmer

I'm not trying to knock Kenny's hustle, I'm just the hell did this happen?

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Booking Roundup: Gonzaga vs. Miocic at UFC on FOX 10, Thiago Silva vs. OSP at Fight Night 35

Anyone care to make a prediction for these fights, Nation?

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UFC on FOX: Grant v Wiman

If TJ Grant Is Still Suffering Concussion Symptoms, Why Would Anybody Hope for His Return?

TJ Grant has spent four months dealing with the fallout from a concussion. That should be of far greater concern to us than the date of his next fight.

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‘TUF 18′ Episode 12 Quick Recap: Anthony Gutierrez Blows Weight, David Grant Earns Bye to Finals

Gutierrez is the first fighter in TUF history to be eliminated from the semi-final round without ever fighting in the house. Quite an achievement.

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UFC 162: Baczynski v Melancon

UFC/Strikeforce Vet Brian Melancon Retires Due to Kidney Problems

We wish Brian the best of luck in his life after fighting.

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[VIDEOS] Freddie Roach Clashes With Brandon Rios’ Trainers — Who Are Despicable, Vile Assholes — At Open Workout in Macau

Fuck you, Robert Garcia. Fuck you, Alex Ariza. Fuck you both to Hell.

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And Now He’s Fired (Again): Matt Riddle Released By Bellator After Pulling Out of Second Straight Event

Such a shame.

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‘Jacare’ Souza vs. Francis Carmont Booked as UFC Fight Night 36 Co-Main Event

Already headlined by Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi, UFC Fight Night 36 will feature another high-profile middleweight matchup in its co-main event.

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Quote of the Day: Georges St. Pierre Will Never Fight Again Unless Freddie Roach Is in His Corner

Roach, always eager to promote himself, also said that he "pretty much came up with the game plan" for St. Pierre against Hendricks. So...good job?

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UFC 167: Koscheck v Woodley

Armchair Matchmaker: ‘UFC 167: St. Pierre vs. Hendricks’ Edition

Join us as we break down the rest of UFC 167 with the only non GSP-related article you will read today.

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Hot Potato: 15 Photos (And Then Some) of GLORY Ring Girl Alyssa Arce

One of the new GLORY Girls is Alyssa Arce, a 21-year-old Myrtle Beach native who broke out in the modeling world earlier this year when she was named Playboy's Miss July 2013*. The half-Honduran beauty played soccer for 15 years, and currently lives in Florida with two cats and three dogs.

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Georges St Pierre and Johny Hendricksâ? Press Tour

If MMA Is About Respect, Why Have We Turned Against Georges St. Pierre?

No human being "owes" someone harm to their own mind and body.

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Georges St. Pierre Denies Rumors of Father’s Illness/Unplanned Pregnancy While Dana White Continues to Force a Hendricks Rematch

We're sure that nothing terrible can possibly come from this scenario.

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St-Pierre vs. Hendricks: The Most Important Bad Decision In UFC History

There have been many terrible decisions handed out by MMA judges over the years, but none of them had the same consequences as the decision read by UFC ring announcer Bruce Buffer following the main event of UFC 167 this past weekend.

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UFC 167 Salaries: St-Pierre, Evans, Lawler Take Biggest Shares of $1,841,000 Disclosed Payroll

Thales Leites has had ten fights in the Octagon and once fought for the middleweight title...and he's still only making $10,000 to show. Jesus Christ.

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Vine of the Day: Stephan Bonnar Is Not Too Pleased About the GSP/Hendricks Decision

As Bonnar howls "newwwww," anticipating a win for the challenger, Bruce Buffer blows everybody's minds by announcing that, nope, GSP's still got that belt. Bonnar collapses into a heap of despair. I did the same thing, pretty much.

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Angrylittlefeet/Fight for ALF! Update: “More Monchhichi, Less Yoda”

"More good news for me is that my hair is already starting to grow back! Okay, it still looks like shit. But think more Monchhichi... less Yoda."

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Luke Rockhold vs. Costa Philippou Booked for Main Event of Strikeforce Challengers UFC Fight Night 35

Rockhold and Philippou still rank among the better contenders in the UFC's surging 185-pound division, but their last performances wouldn't seem to qualify them for a UFC headlining spot, even on an irrelevant small-market Fight Night show.

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