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

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Once Again, Lorenzo Fertitta Manages to Sound Completely Reasonable While Responding to Ex-UFC Fighter’s Criticism

Wouldn't it be nice if this was the public face of the UFC instead of Dana White, a shrieking, sweating WWF manager who insults his own employees for not living up to his unreasonable expectations?

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Jessica Eye’s Positive Test for Marijuana Was the Result of a Family Party Gone Horribly Wrong

So to summarize: Maybe Jessica Eye isn't a weed-puffing liar, and maybe her dad isn't the biggest asshole in the universe.

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UFC Fight Night: Barry v Palelei

Booking Roundup: The UFC’s Return to Cincinnati Gets Three Bouts of Varying Importance

A gif of Genki Sudo is the only reason to read this post.

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CagePotato Ban: Pretending to Care About the Fighters When Your Actions Prove You Don’t

If this week proved anything, it's that most fans don't care about the fighters. So let's stop pretending otherwise.

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Gambling Addiction Enabler: ‘UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann’ Edition

With a main card featuring three Olympians and a squash match for the ages, UFC 170 offers plenty of opportunities to cash in.

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The Five Wildest Statements Made By or About Ronda Rousey During the Promotion of UFC 170

Short version: Ronda Rousey is willing to die in the cage, she could beat Cain Velasquez under the right circumstances, and she's the biggest star in UFC history.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Hip Show’ Two-on-Two MMA League Coming to AXS TV on March 14th…Sponsored by CagePotato!

CagePotato has been a longtime supporter of MMA's freak scene, and we're proud to announce that we'll be the instant-replay sponsor for Hip Show's North American television debut, March 14th on AXS TV.

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Photos of the Day: Gina Carano Points Gun at Somebody for ‘In the Blood’

I rank the poster above the UFC's Gustafsson vs. Manuwa trainwreck, but only slightly.

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Ex-Hockey Enforcer Steve Bosse Signs with the UFC, Faces Ryan Jimmo at TUF Nations Finale

Who do you like in this battle of Canadians, Nation?

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Fight Flicks: Rumble in the Bronx

Fight Flicks is a new recurring column on CagePotato that focuses on overlooked, underrated, or just plain awesome fight-centric films currently available on Youtube. For our second installment, we focus on the Jackie Chan classic, Rumble in the Bronx.

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Rashad Evans Out of Action for Six Months Due to Knee Surgery

Props to Rashad for keeping such a positive attitude, because we'd be punching a hole through every wall in the house if this happened to us.

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Rant of the Day: Nate Quarry Says the UFC ‘Cares Nothing About the Fighters’

"Fight for the love of the game. But you better treat it like a business. Because the promoter handing you a contract sure will."

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23 Ways That MMA Is Like Porn

MMA and porn go hand in sweaty hand. The similarities are kind of shocking when you think about it. For example...

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Liveblogger Narrowly Survives Starvation While Covering Endless ‘UFC Fight Night 36′ Prelims

“I eventually had to start eating my fingers for sustenance," recounts horrified blogger from hospital bed.

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Four Olympic Athletes Who Should Transition Into MMA

MMA isn't for everybody. But these four Olympic athletes have major potential to transition into professional fighting.

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UFC 168: Leben v Hall

Does the UFC Need to Pay for Athlete Rehab Like the WWE?

Chris Leben posted a tweet earlier today that jolted the MMA world in post-UFN 36 lull...

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UFC Fight Night 36 Results: Does Bellator Have a Better Product Than the UFC?

Fans didn't think it could get worse than UFC 169. Then they watched UFC Fight Night 36.

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UFC Fight Night 36 Results: Machida Outpoints Mousasi, Jacare Edges Carmont

Lyoto Machida and Jacare Souza did enough to earn victories during another long night of decisions.

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Martial Arts Fail of the Week: Defeat Bullies by Slapping Their Balls (We’re Not Kidding)

Ever been bullied? If so, how did you stop your grade-school foes? Did you beat them up with a hat? Stymie them with thousands of spaz punches? Use the force?

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Gilbert Melendez (Sorta) Signs With Bellator—But UFC Can Still Match Offer

Bellator has reached terms with top UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez, in what would be the Viacom-owned promotion's highest profile signing to date if they can wrest "El Niño" from Zuffa.

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Friday Link Dump: Dana White’s Latest Meltdown, Details on ‘TUF: Latinoamerica’, V-Day Humor + More

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

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10 Things the New UFC Fighter Uniforms Will Not Include

Clearly, the UFC is pursuing a more "major league" appearance, while trying to avoid any more embarrassing surprises.

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Knockout of the Day: Who Says Flyweights Don’t Have Power?

Major props to WesternMassMMA for passing this along, and be sure to head over there for all the latest updates on the Mass MMA scene.

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UFC Fight Night Brazil Media Day

Catch the ‘Fight Night 36: Machida vs. Mousasi’ Weigh-Ins LIVE Right Here Starting at 1 p.m. EST [UPDATED w/RESULTS]

Today's weigh-ins are sure to feature no shortage of graceful bows and vacant, serial killer-esque stares into the distance.

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The Ten Most Random Replacement Opponents in MMA History

How does Patrick Cummins stack up against other fighters who were granted a shot in the spotlight by virtue of having a heartbeat and a death wish?

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Scratch That — Daniel Cormier Will Compete at UFC 170, Against 4-0 Prospect Patrick Cummins

How in the hell did the Nevada State Athletic Commission approve this friggin' squash match? KEITH, GET BACK HERE!

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Chael Sonnen Calls Out Daniel Cormier, Instead Gets Silva Fight Moved to Brazil [TWIST!]

As Happy Gilmore would say, "Talk about your all-time backfires."

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Dana White Trashes Alistair Overeem for “Ducking” Junior Dos Santos, Gets Immediately Corrected by Overeem

So we should all just start assuming that Rashad Evans is also ducking Daniel Cormier, right?

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‘What About Meeeee?’ Alert: Jon Jones Upset by UFC’s Push of Ronda Rousey

Why is Ronda getting more promotional attention from the UFC? Because she deserves it. Here's why.

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UFC 166 - Melendez v Sanchez

Gilbert Melendez and UFC Fail to Reach Agreement on New Contract, “El Nino” Told to “Start Looking Elsewhere”

One day, you're putting on one of the greatest fights in UFC History. The next, you're fighting Ben Askren at a catchweight in One FC. *cries into whiskey glass*

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