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And Now He’s Retired: Tim Sylvia Retires Due to Morbid Obesity (And Possible Brain Problems)

UFC 182 was certainly the talk of the town this weekend, yet we couldn’t help but notice a former UFC Heavyweight Champion call it a day after going on an Arby’s world tour to train for his most recent bout.

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UFC 182: Jones v Cormier

Cutting Through The Bullsh*t: UFC 182 Edition

Jones and Cormier duked it out for five rounds in an early “Fight of the Year” candidate. The rest of the UFC 182 main card, however, was pretty putrid.

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UFC 182 Results: Watch Jon Jones Taunt Daniel Cormier After Thrashing Him for Five Rounds

Jon Jones broke out a sick taunt after putting a shellacking on Daniel Cormier. You'll definitely recognize this one.

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Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos Booked for UFC 185 in Dallas

Pettis. Dos Anjos. UFC 185.

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UFC 182: Ultimate Media

UFC 182 Results: Jon Jones Earns Decision Win Against Daniel Cormier

Jones beat the former Olympic wrestler at his own game, and defended his light-heavyweight title for the eighth time.

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UFC Raises “Jones vs. Cormier” PPV Price by $5; Higher Price Also in Effect for UFC 183 and UFC 184

At this point, we don't know whether the UFC will return to its original prices the next time there's a PPV card with a less highly-anticipated main event. $59.99/$49.99 could be the new normal.

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Tim Sylvia Weighs In at 371 Pounds (?!?) for Reality Fighting 53, Declared Medically Unfit to Fight

Three. Seven. One. That's sixty pounds heavier than Sylvia was when he lost to Ray Mercer, and we thought that was rock-bottom for him.

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UFC 182 Weigh-In Results and Video — Jones and Cormier Avoid Each Other, Dufresne Misses Weight

With any luck, a fight will break out that we'll all totally love but act like we're ashamed about later.

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Left Kick, Cemetery: Mirko Cro Cop KO’s Satoshi Ishii at Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 [VIDEO]

After the fight, a weird pro-wrestling-style brawl took place, in which Kazuyuki Fujita barked some noise at Cro Cop, Cro Cop shoved him, Fujita ripped his shirt off, and a bunch of people (including Bob Sapp?!) rushed the ring.

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UFC 175 & The Ultimate Fighter Finale - On-Sale Press Conference

Following Cung Le Debacle, UFC Ends Its Out-of-Competition Drug Testing Program

Chris Weidman is a dead man walking.

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No Holidays for the Injury Bug: Tarec Saffiedine, Costa Philippou Pull Out of Upcoming Fights

The UFC injury plague was hard at work on January 1st, steady knockin' fighters off of main cards.

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Robbie Lawler vs. Johny Hendricks Rubber Match in the Works; Date and Venue TBA

UFC president Dana White confirmed the booking-in-progress yesterday. "We just feel like the trilogy makes sense," White said. "Do the third fight between these two."

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CagePotato.com Presents: The 2014 Potato Awards

As we enter a new year, let's look back at 2014's highs and lows, and the moments that were so "WTF?!" that they defy all judgment.

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UFC 172: Castillo v Brenneman

And Now He’s Fired (Again): Charlie Brenneman Gets the Boot Following Third Straight Loss

Farewell and adieu to you fair Spanish ladies...

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Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington Re-Booked for UFC 184

Holm vs. Pennington will take place on the same card as the bantamweight title fight between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano, which will make any post-fight callouts a little more interesting.

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UFC Confirms Michael Johnson’s Arrest for Battery Following ‘Domestic Dispute’ in April

I wonder how often "undisclosed injury" really means "embarrassing arrest that we'd rather not publicize"?

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The 58 Most Incredible MMA Photos We Posted on Facebook in 2014

Busted faces, dick-cakes, odd couples, Don Frye without a moustache, and Bruce Buffer's terrifying abs of steel. What a year it was.

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MMA Video of the Day: “Risky Attacks Gone Wrong” Is a Glorious Lowlight Reel of Buffoonery

"To be the greatest, you must take chances. To be remembered, you have to risk it all. But this does not always go as planned."

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A Loving Photo/Video Tribute to Jade Bryce, Former (!?) Bellator Ring Girl

The greatest photos, videos, GIFs, and everything else from our #1 favorite professional hot chick.

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Rampage Jackson Cites Bjorn Rebney’s “Crazy Contract” As Reason Behind Bellator Departure

What a shame, "Stank Bref Rescue" is a reality show that we really could have gotten behind.

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Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson Added to UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre

Highly regarded lightweight contenders Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson will face off in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 61, which goes down February 22nd at Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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Watch the Full “Bad Blood: Jones vs. Cormier” UFC 182 Hype Video Right Here

It's worth a look if you have any patience left for Jones/Cormier pre-fight hype.

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UFC 141: Pre-Fight Press Conference

Brock Lesnar Is Probably Coming Back to the UFC (But It Doesn’t Matter. Here’s Why)

Lesnar's return isn't the restoration of MMA's golden age. It's Zuffa throwing two or three fight's worth of kindling onto a dying fire.

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UFC: The Time Is Now

Report: Hackers Target UFC Fight Pass, Release Passwords and Credit Card Data

Fight Pass has been hacked, with passwords and credit card numbers being released. Change yours now.

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Brandon Vera and Pablo Garza File New Class-Action Lawsuit Against UFC

And now, Vera and Garza join the legal mass-attack against the UFC that will become a major storyline in 2015. There will surely be more ex-UFC fighters that file similar class-action suits (or join existing ones) in the near future, and we'll keep you posted as that happens.

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This Ronda Rousey ‘In Her Ass’ Card Could Have Been Designed Better…

The MMA equivalent of the 1989 Billy Ripken Fleer card.

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Worst Christmas Ever: The 15 Most Depressing UFC Items Currently Available at UFCStore.com

Ugly t-shirts, worthless novelties, outdated fighter merchandise, and so much more. A depressing look at the worst UFC-branded items that money can buy.

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The World MMA Awards Are a Goddamned Travesty

The World MMA Awards are the awards show that MMA deserves, but not the one it needs right now. Or ever.

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Dennis Hallman and Javier Vazquez File Their Own Class-Action Lawsuit Against the UFC…With the Same Lawyers as the Other One

So this is basically the legal equivalent of having your wife stand in one grocery store checkout line while you stand in another, and if she gets to her cashier first, you rush over with your stuff or something? I don't know, man. I'm no grocery store expert.

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Shill ‘Em All, Part 5: Good Night and Good Luck

In this final installment of our series on MMA media criticism, Brian J. D'Souza explores the ways in which money generates silence.

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