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Renaming ‘The Four Horsewomen’: Six Pro-Wrestling Stables...

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And Now He’s (Almost) Retired: Vladimir Matyushenko Calls It Quits in Advance, Before Bellator Fight With Joey Beltran

I'm going to call it right now: Matyushenko is going to lose to Beltran — not that it really matters, even to Matyushenko himself.

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The Winner of Daniel Cormier vs. Dan Henderson (Daniel Cormier) to Receive Light Heavyweight Title Shot…After Gustafsson

Can you imagine how Phil Davis is going to react to this news?

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CagePotato’s ‘Greatest Fights in MMA History’ Tournament: Opening Round Voting Starts Now!

Which MMA fight deserves to be called the Best Ever? It's time to settle the debate, once and for all. Visit our new tournament bracket and cast your votes!

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Aleksander Emelianenko Receives Russia’s Highest Honor, Is Placed on Federal Wanted List

The list of people Aleksander Emelianenko has deemed an immediate threat over the years now includes: Housekeepers, Tourists, Flight Attendants, Senior Citizens, and People with birthdays

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On This Day in MMA History: Chuck Liddell KOs Tito Ortiz at UFC 47, Ten Years Ago Today

Liddell vs. Ortiz had a storyline as dramatic and exaggerated as any pro-wrestling feud, and yet, somehow, it was real.

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[VIDEO] Ronda Rousey Unleashes Her Road Rage on the Set of the “Entourage” Movie

The “Entourage” movie is tentatively scheduled to hit theaters on June 12, 2015, which will also mark the occasion that Rousey is once again forced to go agro on a group of dude-bros who watch this shit.

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22 of the Dumbest Event Names in King of Cage History [GALLERY]

Though the UFC stopped giving its events random, stupid names in 2011, King of the Cage has kept the lunkheaded tradition alive. Here the worst KOTC event names we could find on the Internet.

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Today in WTF?!!: Chris Weidman, Forrest Griffin Pimp Jewelry Stores and DUI Defense in Hilariously Awkward Commercials

These might be the greatest April Fool's Day non-pranks of all time.

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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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NCAA Women's Final Four - Stanford v Baylor

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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