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UFC 178 - Press Conference

Cutting Through The Bullshit: UFC 178 Edition

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On This Day in MMA History: Paul Daley Sucker Punches Josh Koscheck, Earns Lifetime Ban From the UFC

Between the first horn and the final horn, you're allowed to inflict massive head trauma and wrench limbs until they break apart. But if you hit a guy directly after the fight is over? You're garbage, and nobody wants you.

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CagePotato Ban: MMA Fighters Trying to Box Roy Jones Jr. (and Vice Versa)

News flash, MMA fighters & Boxers: It isn't 1993, and there is no longer a need to prove that one fighting style is better than another.

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UFC 172: Davis v Johnson

Anthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Booked for UFC on FOX 12

The matchup seems tailor-made to give "Rumble" another high-profile win before he's launched into title contention. Or, to put it another way: This looks like a damn squash match.

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Stefan Struve Cleared to Fight Again, Will Face Matt Mitrione at UFC 175

Last August, UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve was diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve and an enlarged heart — a condition that could have permanently ended his fighting career. But Struve refused to accept retirement as a possibility.

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UFC 168: Weidman v Silva 2

Recovery Roundup: Anderson Silva & Cat Zingano Cleared to Train, Vitor Belfort Given the Go-Ahead to Fight in Brazil

This can only mean that a three-way, mixed gender ladder match for an interim title of some sort is on the horizon.

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Somehow, Matt Brown Is a 2-1 Underdog Against Erick Silva This Weekend

Am I crazy, or is this the juiciest betting line we've seen all year?

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Has Olympian Henry Cejudo Become the Biggest Bust in MMA History?

Cejudo's MMA career is going down in flames, and it seems as if he only has himself to blame.

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The Unsupportable Opinion: Screw It, Bring Tim Sylvia Back to the UFC

The UFC — for better and for worse — is about sports entertainment. And Tim Sylvia — for better and for worse — has always entertained us.

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Eleven of the Greatest “Bully Gets Owned” Videos on the Internet

We rarely get to see aggressive dickheads get their comeuppance in real life, so it's always incredibly satisfying when moments like these are caught on tape.

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Must-See Video: Paddy Pimblett Scores a Sub of the Year Nominee Over Conrad Hayes at Cage Warriors 68

A masterful display of improvisation on Pimblett's part, and a much-needed win for MMA fighters named Paddy in general.

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The Ultimate Fighter Finale: Ultimate Media Day

Nate Diaz Removed From UFC Rankings, Pretty Much Out of Spite

So here's one more example of the funny things that can happen when a sports promotion organizes its own ranking system, rather than relying on an independent body.

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Bethe Correia to Face Shayna Baszler at UFC 176, Because Grudge Match

Not since Nick Diaz invented the Stockton Heybuddy have we seen a fighter gain so much notoriety for a hand gesture.

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Junior Dos Santos Breaks Hand, Fabio Maldonado Replaces Him for TUF Brazil 3 Finale Headliner Against Stipe Miocic [UPDATED]

"I'm really sad. I apologize to my fans, to the UFC and to my opponent, Stipe Miocic, and hope to have another opportunity to fight in Brazil once my hand is healed," dos Santos said in a statement.

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After Unfavorable Portrayal in Season 18, Ronda Rousey Claims She “No Longer Supports” The Ultimate Fighter

"They treated us like we were ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ and not elite athletes that should be respected."

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12 More Classic MMA Crowd GIFs

Tongue Wagging Redneck, Fun Drunk Couple, Epic Angry Guy, Beatus the Robot, and other modern legends.

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Despite Recent Arrest for Aggravated Assault, Thiago Silva is Teaching Kickboxing Classes at the Blackzilians Gym

Perhaps most absurd is that Silva has the audacity to list "conditioning" as one of his strong suits. HI-OH!

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Even as an Adult, Khabib Nurmagomedov Is Still Wrestling Bears [VIDEO]

Seems a little inhumane, but Nurmagomedov comes from a different culture, and WE MUST NOT JUDGE, right?

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GLORY 16 Highlights: Raymond Daniels’ Incredible Spinning Kick, Pat Barry Gets KTFO’d by Zack Mwekassa

This one might be tough to beat in the Best Knockout of 2014 Potato Award category.

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VIDEO: The Worst Girl-on-Girl Yard Fight in the History of the World [UPDATED]

Watch to the end for a shocking twist. Winner: Yoga pants girl via DQ (use of foreign object).

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UFC Fight Night Weigh-in

Rematch Alert: Jose Aldo Will Meet Chad Mendes at UFC 176

This afternoon, the LA Times reported the UFC booked Chad Mendes in a rematch with featherweight champ Jose Aldo. The fight will take place at UFC 176 this August in Los Angeles.

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UFC on Fox 10 Henderson v Thomson 1-25-2014

Phone Thief Hijacks Josh Thomson’s Twitter and Calls Out Nick Diaz

It's deja vu in the MMA world as Josh Thomson claims that his phone was stolen after his twitter issued an inflammatory call-out of Nick Diaz early this morning.

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UFC Press Conference Puerto Rico

The 27 Most Persistent Myths in MMA

Like price sticker residue on a prized picture frame, these myths refused to be scrubbed away. You'll encounter them on forums, barroom discussions, and even from the mouths of so-called experts.

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Celebrities Attend UFC 170 - Rousey v McMann

Why More Fighters Need to Talk Sh*t (Hint: It Works)

MMA is the ultimate "nice guys finish last" sport. It's called prize fighting for a reason, and "I respect him; he's a great opponent" doesn't sell.

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Martial Arts Fail of the Week: “27 of the Deadliest Poison-Hand Techniques Ever Devised”

This is the jackpot, Potato Nation. It's the most god-awful Martial Arts Fail we've ever seen.

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Bellator 118 Results: Joe Warren Captures Bellator Interim Bantamweight Title

What fights should you fast forward when you watch this card on your DVR and which ones should you watch intently? Read on and find out.

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Friday Link Dump: UFC Targeting Hunt vs. Nelson, Ronda Rousey Talks Bethe Correia, Superior Death Penalty Alternatives + More

The week's best links from around the web.

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Another Day, Another Horrific EFC Africa Stoppage [GIF]

Not unlike Madonna in the 1980's, the referees of EFC Africa just continue to churn out hit after hit after excruciating hit.

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Kenny Florian and Renato Laranja’s ‘Heat’ Parody Will Make You LOL Hard, Guaranteed

If Robert Downey Jr. can get an Oscar nomination for playing an Australian guy playing a black guy, then Rhasaan Orange at least deserves a Webby for playing a Brazilian guy playing Robert De Niro.

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Barnburner Alert: Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller Booked for UFC Fight Night 45 Main Event, 7/16 in Atlantic City

Every Donald Cerrone fight is a guaranteed show-stopper, but putting him against Miller is truly inspired matchmaking. Not only is Miller a New Jersey native, he's also one of the nastiest 155'ers in the world when he's on his game (as he has been lately).

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Crime Doesn’t Pay: UFC Sues New York Man Living With Parents $32 Million for Piracy

Looks like someone is about to be passed around the federal penitentiary 'till a brother can’t tell his fart from a yawn, if you know what I'm saying.

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