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

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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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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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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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Knockout of the Day: Dude Gets Head-Kicked Into Outer Space at Jordanian MMA Event

The knockout victim immediately goes horizontal while flying backwards, like when you knock down a bad guy in Final Fight.

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Rashad Evans Suffers Leg Injury, Out of UFC 170 Fight With Daniel Cormier

The UFC confirmed the news today, adding that Cormier has been pulled off the card altogether.

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Conor McGregor is a Sensitive Artist in New Irish Heineken Ad [VIDEO]

If the ad is to be believed, McGregor has apparently spent most of the down time he's had since tearing his ACL last August folding origami swans (also, calling Diego Sanchez a "fatty").

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Jungle Fight Lightweight Guilherme Rodrigues Murdered in Brazil, Just One Day After Nova Uniao Fighter Meets the Same Fate

Our hearts go out to the families of Franca and Rodrigues, and we will keep you updated on their cases as information is made available.

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MMA Fans “Don’t Give a Flying F*ck” About the MMA Media (and That’s a Bad Thing)

A discussion about the MMA media surfaced on r/MMA recently, with the inflammatory title "Why do people on this subreddit refuse to acknowledge that the MMA media is bought and paid for?"

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UFC Changes Fight-Bonus Structure, Introduces “Performance of the Night”

Goodbye KOTNs and SOTNs. Hello...POTNs? WTF?

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EFC Africa Heavyweight Champion Ruan Potts Signs With the UFC, So Here’s Some Videos of Him in Action

What? Cain Velasquez needs to be fed, dammit!

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Yancy Medeiros Fails Drug Test for Marijuana, Win Over Yves Edwards Changes to No-Contest

Marijuana Day continues on CagePotato with another piece of weed-related bad news.

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UFC Shuts Down Illegal Streaming Site, Seizes Database & Vows to Come After Users [EVERYBODY PANIC]

The trials of said illegal streamers are set to begin next month, and will air exclusively on Fight Pass (not really, but maybe).

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Jessica Eye’s Denial of Positive Marijuana Test is a PR Failure of Spectacular Proportions

Why Eye chose to outright lie with the evidence staring her directly in the face in anyone's guess.

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Fight Flicks: Knuckle

A new recurring column on CagePotato that focuses on overlooked, underrated, or just plain awesome fight-centric films currently available on Youtube. First up, the 2012 Irish bare-knuckle boxing documentary, Knuckle.

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Quote of the Day: Anthony Johnson Has Nothing Against PEDs, As Long as You Don’t Kill Nobody

"If you abuse it, of course you are going to get popped for it and do stupid stuff. But if you use it the right way and you just do what you are supposed to do, then it shouldn't be a problem."

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The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Taleb v Manawaroa

Dear MMA Fans, Tyler Manawaroa’s Racist Instagram Photo Is Not Excusable

The comments on any article or message board post about Tyler Manawaroa's racist Instagram post are an example of why MMA is where it is in terms of the sport's public perception.

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