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The Greatest Fights in MMA History Tournament: Vote Now in the Finals!

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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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UFC 171: Hendricks v Lawler

The Pay-Per-View Buyrate Estimates for UFC 169 and UFC 170 Are Not Awesome

Ronda Rousey might really be the biggest star the UFC has right now. That's good news or bad news, depending on how you look at it.

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13 Random MMA Fighters Who Somehow Have Their Own Wikipedia Pages

Despite holding zero victories in the UFC, these fighters have something Ilir Latifi does not: An actual Wikipedia page.

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Gegard Mousasi vs. Mark Munoz Booked as Main Event of UFC Fight Night Berlin on May 31st

It's not like Mousasi and Munoz aren't talented, exciting fighters, but there's virtually nothing at stake in the matchup and there's no local hook. Sheila Gaff vs. Benjamin Brinsa would have made more sense here.

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Quote of the Day: The UFC is “Not Interested Whatsoever” in Signing Holly Holm

Official CP Predicition: Holm and Rousey have booked as opposing coaches on the next, next, next season of The Ultimate Fighter and will fight in June of 2015.

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UFC Fight Night: Bazzera v Stephens

Barnburner Alert: Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens to Headline ‘Fight Night Something or Other’ on June 28th

The likelihood of the winner receiving a title shot? Kinda sorta maybe.

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Team Alpha Male Searching for New Head Coach as Duane Ludwig Leaves to Start Gym in Colorado

“It wasn’t f*cking supposed to be like this, man. I’m not going to bounce on anybody’s fight camp. Then [Faber] f*cking went and told the team and did a press release before I knew. I’m like, ‘What the hell?’...I was just giving Urijah the heads up...I think he kind of jumped (the gun).”

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UFC 118: Edgar v Penn 2

UFC 175 and TUF 19 Finale to Be Held on Same Weekend in Las Vegas, July 5-6

I don't know what's more insane — the UFC holding two events on the same day on two different continents, or the UFC holding two events on the same weekend in the same city, in the same damn venue.

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And Now He’s Retired: Steve Bosse Hangs ‘em Up Weeks After Signing with the UFC, Cites Nagging Injuries

Thanks for the memories, Steve. Enjoy that lucrative golf-career and Bob Barker ass-whooping you are inevitably destined for.

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Wednesday Afternoon Link Dump: Chael Sonnen’s Brazilian Vacation Home, Pat Barry’s GLORY Debut Set for May 3rd, Depressing Maury Povich Screen-Caps + More

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

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The ‘UFC Fight Night 38′ Danavlog Further Highlights MMA’s Need to Embrace the Instant Replay

"If I don't see it and you let it go, and if he says 'I didn't tap,' we're screwed." -- says Yves Lavigne.

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UFC 171: Hendricks v Lawler

Johny Hendricks Faces Surgery and Lengthy Recovery for Torn Bicep and Fractured Shin Sustained at UFC 171

Let's hope Hendricks can make it back by the end of the summer. The last thing we need is another absent welterweight champion.

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UFC 171: Condit v Woodley

Tyron Woodley Lashes Out at Joe Rogan for Biased UFC 171 Commentary

Even as Woodley dominated the majority of his match against Carlos Condit, it seemed like Rogan was instead doing a play-by-play about how Woodley was gassing out because he's too muscular.

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UFC 171: Sanchez v Jury

Gallery: The Ten Greatest Diego Sanchez “Come at Me Bro”moshops (So Far)

Everything about Diego Sanchez is pure, unbridled insanity.

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Classic Fight: Dan Henderson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 139 [VIDEO]

Hendo and Shogun's first bout went down back in November 2011, and featured five rounds of mutual abuse that was more like a two-man demolition derby than a professional MMA fight.

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Ben Henderson Becomes the Latest Fighter to Mistake Rustam Khabilov for Khabib Nurmagomedov, Agrees to June Showdown With “Tiger” in Albuquerque


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Head Kick Knockout of the Day: Drew Fickett Gets Smoked by Luis Felix at CES MMA 22

We wish we could say that Drew Fickett turned his career around when he found sobriety — that he became a terror on the regional circuit, and will be returning to the UFC any day now. Unfortunately, that doesn't seem to be in the cards.

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Is This “One-Second Knockout” Really the Fastest Knockout in MMA History? [VIDEO]

A timecode runs in the bottom-right-hand corner of the screen, stopping at 1.13 seconds, which would be incredible if it was an accurate reflection of when the fight ended. But it's not, really.

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