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UFC Fight Night 47 Results: Bader Decisions OSP in Snooze Fest, Pearson...

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UFC Fight Night: Shogun v Henderson

Report: Dan Henderson vs. Daniel Cormier in the Works for UFC 175

Without getting too pessimistic about Hendo's chances, we'll just say that Cormier will be a strong, strong favorite in this one.

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Paige VanZant Too Young for TUF 20, Signs Directly With the UFC Instead

It sure would have been nice to see VanZant get schooled in the art of the Showtime Kick, or get into a prank war with one of her fellow castmates at the very least.

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The Weekend’s Best Knockouts, In GIFs: Sapo Front-Kicks Morales, Burkman Torches Stinson, And a Ridiculous Spinning Backwrist

Last weekend was a veritable potpourri of violence for the rabid anti-UFC MMA fan (a.k.a the CagePotato reader), with the WSOF, Bellator, and several local Brazilian promotions all churning out entertaining cards packed with memorable finishes.

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Eddie Bravo vs. Royler Gracie Rematch at Metamoris 3 — Full Video and Helpful Commentary

Unless you've studied jiu-jitsu yourself, you might look at sequences like this and be totally baffled. So, a helpful Redditor named MisaCampo recorded a play-by-play commentary video for the entire Bravo vs. Gracie 2 match that explains what's happening without getting too technical.

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Why “Going Out on Your Shield” Is the Most Toxic Part of MMA Culture

While fans and pundits are lost in circular debates about Palhares' leg lock ethics, the sport is missing out on something more serious that happened at WSOF 9: Marlon Moraes vs. Josh Rettinghouse.

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UFC Booking Alert: Robbie Lawler to Face Jake Ellenberger at UFC 173

UFC 173 just got a little more star power. An intriguing welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Robbie Lawler just got added to the card.

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Cris Cyborg Loses Decision to Jorina Baars at Lion Fight 14 — Highlights and Full Fight Video

So this is what it's like to see Cris Cyborg lose a standup fight. Interesting.

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Bellator 114 Results: Shlemenko Submits Ward, Green and Weichel to Meet in Featherweight Tourney Finals

Friday's event featured the semifinals of the season 10 featherweight tournament and one semifinal bout of the middleweight tournament. The Bellator middleweight title was also up for grabs.

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Diego Sanchez Avoids Bowel Surgery, Will Face Ross Pearson at Fight Night Albuquerque in June

Will the power of Christ compel Sanchez to the win he so desperately needs?

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Friday Links: The Philosophy of Johny Hendricks, Cormier vs. Cavalcante and MacDonald vs. Woodley in the Works, March Madness Mascotology + More

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

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GIF of the Day: Quite Possibly the Most Horrific Stoppage in the History of Officiated Fighting

And it took place at an event honoring a fighter who had died under the same banner just three weeks ago, no less.

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Georges St-Pierre Tears ACL While Training for Absolutely Nothing

The former welterweight champion tore the ACL in his left knee this week in training, and he doesn't even have a fight coming up. That's commitment.

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Renan Barao vs. TJ Dillashaw Bantamweight Title Fight Booked as New UFC 173 Main Event

Essentially, Renan Barao vs. TJ Dillashaw is one of those title fights that was thrown together out of convenience and desperation, and most UFC fans will probably decide to save their $55 when May 24th rolls around, when you consider that the current UFC 173 main card looks like this...

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UFC 171: Condit v Woodley

Surgery Roundup: Weidman and Hendricks Set Timetables for Return, Carlos Condit to Go Under the Knife Tomorrow

2014 is rapidly approaching 2012 as the year of the injury curse.

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VIDEO: Gina Carano’s Nightclub Fight Scene From ‘In the Blood’

And yes, as long as Gina Carano keeps insisting that she might return to MMA one day, we're going to keep talking about her. Deal. With. It.

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UFC on FOX: Stout v McKenzie

And Now He’s Fired: Cody McKenzie Sent Packing After Bizarre UFC on FOX 9 Performance Against Sam Stout

Shine on, you crazy son of a bitch.

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VIDEO: Wanderlei Silva Threatens to Leave ‘TUF Brazil’ Because Chael Sonnen Won’t Apologize to Him

"He is so stupid, I'm ashamed of him. He is a checkers player. In checkers you play one move at a time...He is so stupid, and I'm not trying to offend him, stupid is a word for a real thing."

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Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez Lightweight Title Fight Slated for UFC Year-End Event

The match will likely go down December 27th in Las Vegas. Of course, the two fighters will see a lot of each other before then...

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[VIDEO] This “Worst Stoppages in MMA” Supercut Portrays the *Real* Agony of Being an MMA Fan (or Fighter)

Much like a police officer, an intern, or a mid-level MMA blogger, the job of an MMA referee is an oft thankless one. Now you'll see why.

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UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque Adds Dodson vs. Moraga Rematch, Return of Sergio Pettis

Unsurprisingly, the fight lineup for UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov (June 7th, Albuquerque) is loading up with Southwestern talent.

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Dennis Siver Blames Failed UFC 168 Drug Test on New Nutritionist and Diet “Used by the Stars”

In a related story, Jennifer Lawrence has been checked into a hospital for swollen testicles.

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The Agony of Being an MMA Fan

It's difficult not to put feelings and emotions into a fighter's performance, because fighting is such an emotional sport.

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Nick Newell to Challenge Justin Gaethje for WSOF Lightweight Title in July

Newell's fight against Gaethje is the big opportunity that the one-handed fighter has been asking for, and could lift his already-expanding profile in a major way, especially if the event is indeed aired on NBC.

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‘The Greatest MMA Fight of All Time’ Tournament Is Coming Soon: Which of These Classic Battles Deserves a Spot in the Bracket?

Cast your vote on which of the above fights is most worthy of a spot in the bracket, and that fight will earn the sixteenth spot.

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Dan Henderson Still a BAMF, Offers to Step in Against Lyoto Machida at UFC 173

You mean to tell me that this man needs testosterone *injections*? BULLSHIT.

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Association of Ringside Physicians Launches New Crusade Against Unhealthy Weight-Cutting in Combat Sports

"One recent study found that 39% of MMA fighters were entering competition in a dehydrated state. Many cases of dehydrated athletes using intravenous fluids to rehydrate after weigh-ins have been reported — considered a doping violation with several international organizations."

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Chris Weidman Suffers Knee Injury, Title Fight With Lyoto Machida Bumped to UFC 175 in July

Wild Conspiracy Theory Time: The UFC invented this injury just to make sure they had a big main event for International Fight Week. Nah, not really. But maybe?

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Knockout of the Night: Nicolas Dalby Makes Sergei Churilov Do the “No Bones Dance” at Cage Warriors 66

While Dalby may have gotten the victory, it is Churilov who will surely get the last laugh when his post-KO dance is celebrated in gif form for years to come.

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Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva FINALLY Booked For ‘Fight Night’ Event on May 31st. Maybe. Probably.

Thank. F*cking. God.

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‘UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2′ — Fight Highlights, Bonuses, And Event Recap

It wasn't another five-round dogfight, but somehow the Shogun/Hendo rematch turned out to be nearly as incredible as their first meeting.

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