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Roy Nelson Knocks Out Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC Fight Night: Abu...

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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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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 v Henderson

‘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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UFC Fight Night 38 Results: Dan Henderson H-Bombs Shogun Rua

Dan Henderson has H-bombed Shogun Rua! Check out the rest of UFC Fight Night 38's results.

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VIDEO: Pat Barry Returns to Kickboxing, Knocks Out Ed Burris at CSC 39

Since this 15-second Instagram clip is all we have to work with, we have no idea if the fight was even remotely competitive, or if Burris just covered up the whole time, waiting for the inevitable.

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UFC Fight Night: Holloway v Chope

And Now He’s Fired: Will Chope Fired from UFC After Shady Past Surfaces

UFC Fight Night 38 is only hours away but it's already causing quite a stir in the headlines. The reason? Will Chope was fired from the UFC this morning after an article from Bleacher Report exposed the fighter's sordid past.

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Martial Arts Fail of the Week: Defeating Boxers is THIS Easy

It's Saturday! Do you know what that means? A day off from the drudgery of office life in middle class America? A lackluster UFC card with a $60 price tag? Unfit for television jobber matches on UFC fight pass? None of these. Saturday means CagePotato's Martial Arts Fail of the Week!

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Bellator 113 Results: Newton Edges Vegh, “Pitbull” Freire Buries “Caveman” Rickels

Much to Bellator's dismay, their light heavyweight title belongs to someone not named Muhammad "King Mo" Lawal; Emanuel Newton bested Attila Vegh in a lackluster decision at Bellator 113 to unify the light heavyweight strap. The first round of Bellator's season 10 lightweight tournament took place at Bellator 113 too.

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Friday Link Dump: Pat Barry Kicks Down Hotel Doors to Rescue Trapped Woman, Ivan Menjivar Gets Pink-Slipped, Hot Hula-Hoopers & More

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

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And Now He’s Fired: Melvin Guillard’s Nine-Year UFC Run Comes to an End Following ‘Fight Night 37′ Loss to Michael Johnson

In many respects, Guillard was the lightweight version of Chris Leben: a hard-hitting, fearless TUF veteran (when it mattered) who turned to MMA not only out of natural ability, but to escape some personal demons of his own.

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[VIDEO] The Jaw-Shattering KO From ‘TUF Nations’ That Has Everybody Some People Talking

Matt Riddle vs. Dan Simmler may have had the more horrific aftermath, but as far as pure brutality goes, we'd give it Laprise vs. Johnson every time.

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