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MMA Fighter Challenges People to Punch Him in the Face, Everyone Fails



Video: Melvin Manhoef DESTROYS Doug Marshall at Bellator 125

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Conor McGregor vs. Cole Miller Announced as UFC Fight Night Dublin Main Event

"I'm going to stop Cole. Whoever's next. Cub [Swanson], I'll break Cub. I'll embarrass Chad [Mendes]. I'll annihilate Jose [Aldo]. I'm coming to takeover the division. It's my division."

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WSOF VP Ali Abdel-Aziz Goes on the Warpath After Rousimar Palhares Pulls Out of Title Fight With Jon Fitch

Show the Mapinguari her due respect, Ali, or suffer the consequences.

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Wednesday Links: Tito Ortiz Gets Probation for DUI, Lawler vs. Ellenberger Subject to Enhanced Drug Testing, Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos + More

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MMA in the Wild: Argentinian Street Fight Ends in Immediate Head Kick Knockout

Luckily, the fight ended there and nobody was gang-stomped or bashed with a 2x4. Kudos for being civilized, Argentina.

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Hot Potato: 16 Photos of Alisha Dander, Maximum Fighting Championship Ring Girl

Check out some of our favorite photos of Alisha in the gallery above, and make sure to follow Ms. Dander on Twitter and Facebook.

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Jon Jones Has a Message for All You Eye-Poke Haters…

And so, Jones has entered the "eatin' y'all food, leavin' dishes" stage of his public life.

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Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum to Coach TUF: Latin America, Followed by Heavyweight Title Fight in November [UPDATED]

"You know I want to come to Mexico with a bang," White said. "We're gonna bring some good fights here, I promise you."

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Brian Stann Becomes the Latest Former Fighter to Rally Against MMA’s “Inadequate” Drug-Testing Policies

The fastest-growing sport in the world is neck deep in a crisis that can only be solved by money it apparently doesn't have.

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A Brief History of MMA — The Real Version, And the Zuffa Version

Who invented mixed martial arts, and who's responsible for its success? Well, it depends on who you ask...

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Karo Parisyan Might Be a *Little* Pissed About Ronda Rousey Defecting From His Gym

Does he even know who Ronda Rousey is, bro?

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Willie Nelson Earns Fifth-Degree Black Belt in a Martial Art You’ve Never Heard Of

Whatever keeps the Red Headed Stranger happy and active is fine by us. That being said, we will go to our graves defending the superiority of Kuk Sool Won.

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Jon Jones Goes Heel on Instagram, Trolls Phil Davis and Chuck Liddell

If Jones doesn't have the chance to beat you in an actual fight, he will still kick you in the face on social media.

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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira v Roy Nelson

Dear God, No: Big Nog Eyeing Another Fight After He Returns From ACL Surgery

Who would you like to see Big Nog face when he returns from his latest surgery, Nation? A willow tree? A slowly-shifting tectonic plate? Father Time?

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‘All Access: Mayweather vs. Maidana’ Episodes 1 & 2 — In Which Floyd Mayweather Balls Completely Out of Control

If you're a fan of completely absurd shows of wealth — like, rich-oil-sheik-making-it-rain-type stuff — you really, really need to watch them.

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UFC 172: Davis v Johnson

Armchair Matchmaker: UFC 172 Edition

(“Hate to say Bones told you so…” Photo via Getty.)

It wouldn’t be hyperbole to say that UFC [...]

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UFC 172: Gomi v Vallie-Flagg

UFC 172 Photos: Isaac-Vallie Flagg’s Face Needs Some Repairs

Isaac Vallie-Flagg made $50,000 the hard way on Saturday night, when he lost a three-round demolition derby against Takanori Gomi in UFC 172's Fight of the Night.

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MMA: UFC 172- Jones vs Teixeira

UFC 172 Injury Report: Glover Teixeira’s Shoulder Is All Jacked Up, Thanks to Jon Jones’s Brilliant Standing Arm-Crank

"I felt his elbow pop two times — a consecutive 'pop pop' — and I was just like, 'Aw, nice.'"

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UFC 172: Jones v Teixeira

UFC 172: The Card That Helped MMA Not Suck Anymore

MMA had been in a rut the last few months. Some recent fight cards have made fans never want to watch MMA again. This card wasn't one of them. Let's hope the trend continues.

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UFC 172 Weigh-in

UFC 172: Jon Jones Dominates Glover Teixeira in Unanimous Decision Victory

Round-by-round results from the pay-per-view broadcast will be right here beginning at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT. Come on in.

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The End of MMA: Don Frye Shaves His Legendary Mustache

Say it ain't so, MMA fans. Don Frye, legendary bad-ass who's blood runs red, white, and blue with freedom, shaved his mustache.

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Friday Link Dump: 10 Reasons to Watch UFC 172, The Inflation of Glover Teixeira, Sexist Dating Tips From the 1930′s + More

(The UFC 172 weigh-ins, which kick off at 4 p.m. EST.)

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UFC 165 Ultimate Media Day

Dana White Calls Cris Cyborg “Wanderlei Silva in a Dress,” Is the Absolute Worst

I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

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Rashad Evans vs Dan Henderson

Dan Henderson vs. Daniel Cormier, And the UFC’s Tradition of Sacrificing Its Legends

MMA promotions have made it a habit to put beaten and tired legends of the sport in fights that they can't hope to win.

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Andrei Arlovski Re-Signs With UFC, June Bout Against Brendan Schaub Reportedly in the Works [UPDATED]

"Arlovski brought attention to us when we needed it," said World Series of Fighting executive vice president Abdel-Aziz. "At this point, I wish him the best of luck back in the UFC."

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It Looks Like We Won’t Be Seeing Cain Velasquez in the Octagon Anytime Soon

CagePotato Ban: Placing entire divisions on hold for a goddamn reality show. Or not stripping a champion of his/her belt after a year of inactivity. Either or.

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Jon Jones Changes Story About Homophobic ‘Hacked Phone’ Incident

Last week, Jon Jones lost his phone, a mysterious homophobic hacker found it, and then proceeded to fire gay slurs at a Swedish teenager on Instagram under Jones's identity. At least, that's the story Jones and his manager Malki Kawa tried to feed us.

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The Bellator Pay-Per-View vs. UFC 173: Which Card is Actually Worth Your Money? [POLL]

Both UFC 173 and the Bellator PPV are hard sells to even the most hardcore of MMA fans at their current prices. The question is: Which card would you actually consider paying for?

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Hermes Franca Deported to Brazil After Serving Sentence for Sexual Abuse

Though Franca had been a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. since 2007, an immigration judge ruled on March 19th that Franca should be removed from the country.

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SportsPotato: Josh McRoberts TKO’s LeBron James via Flying Elbow

In the NBA, that's worthy of a flagrant foul. In the UFC, McRoberts would be pocketing $50,000 for Performance of the Night.

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UFC 170: Cormier v Cummins

Dan Henderson vs. Daniel Cormier Officially Booked as UFC 173 Co-Main Event in May

(Cormier opens a can of whoop ass on Phil Cumens…er…Paul Cummings…let’s just call him “Pete” at UFC 170. Photo [...]

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