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

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Martial Arts Fail of the Week: The Hat Is Mightier Than the Sword

Our friends at made a great discovery this week: A guy named James Keating who peddles hat-based self defense techniques.

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Friday Link Dump: Fedor’s Olympic Cameo, Update on Julianna Pena’s Knee, Naughty Lego Positions + More

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

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Thiago Silva Held Without Bail and Given Lifetime UFC Ban as Horrific Details Begin to Emerge in Aggravated Assault Case

Silva allegedly "picked up a revolver, pushed [his wife] onto the sofa, placed a revolver inside her mouth and threatened to kill her."

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UFC On FX: Alves v Kampmann

UFC on Fox 11 Booking Roundup: Thiago Alves Returns, Jordan Mein & Josh Samman Face Little Known Brazilians

Please try and contain yourselves.

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Ronda Rousey Is Really Doing This Acting Thing, Lines Up Roles in ‘Entourage’ and ‘The Athena Project’

[Ed. note: Please be Turtle's girlfriend...please be Turtle's girlfriend...]

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UFC Fighter Thiago Silva Arrested on Multiple Charges Following Altercation at MMA School, Armed Standoff With Police [UPDATED]

Silva allegedly stormed into the Pablo Popovitch MMA Academy while carrying a gun, made "unspecified threats," then left and barricaded himself inside his home.

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On This Day in MMA History: Joe Rogan Loses His Sh*t Over Spilled Bag of Ice [VIDEO]

It’s no one’s fault, really, except maybe the person who decided to use a cheap grocery store produce bag in Torres’s corner.

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If this is how Ronda Rousey plans to gain back the fans she lost over the course of The Ultimate Fighter 18, then consider us back on Team Housey!

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Discovery Channel Cancels The Fighters After One Episode, Which Still Pulled Better Numbers Than ‘TUF: Nations’

Pour one out for The Fighters tonight, Potato Nation. We barely knew ye.

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It’s Official, the UFC’s Marketing Department Isn’t Even Trying Anymore

If this poster doesn't sum up the Fight Pass experience in an image, I don't know what does.

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The Unsupportable Opinion: Why PEDs Should Be Legal in MMA

Ultimately, it might be better for the sport if all MMA fighters were allowed to use PEDs. Seriously.

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VIDEO: Nick Newell Receives His Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

If that’s not enough to make you feel like a lazy floor-turd, Nick also recently spent time with some future ninjas at the “Helping Hands Foundation” where he inspired other kids by teaching them that ten fingers are pretty overrated.

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Jose Aldo’s Coach Suggests Meaningless Non-Title Catchweight Fight Against Anthony Pettis

Clearly, the Aldo camp has gotten cold feet about vacating the featherweight title to pursue a matchup they might not win. And as you can imagine, nobody's jumping out of their seats to take Pederneiras's up on his offer.

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Roy Nelson vs. Big Nog Official for UFC’s Return to Abu Dhabi on April 11th

Unfortunately, this card will only air on Fight Pass.

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UFC 169: Barao v Faber

UFC 169: A Lesson in Appreciation

Somewhere though, many somewheres in fact, someone is listening to White’s words, looking at their paycheck and making the decision never to pay again.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Finally Gets an Opponent to Say ‘Yes’, Will Face Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 11

Dos Anjos may not have been on Nurmagomedov's 2014 to-do list, but in the absence of any other options, this is a pretty solid matchup.

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Gross Photo of the Day: Nick Catone Apparently Replaced His Knee With a Grapefruit Prior to UFC 169 Win

Watch your back, Catone. We're onto you.

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UFC 169: Mir v Overeem

UFC 169 Salaries: Alistair Overeem Craps His Way to $400K, Aldo, Mir, Faber and Trujillo Also Clear Six Figures


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Video: John McCain, Lorenzo Fertitta, Jon Jones, Bernard Hopkins, and More Boxing/MMA Figures Unite to Support the Professional Fighters Brain Health Study

There are few occasions where you could get executives from the UFC, Bellator, Golden Boy, and Top Rank in the same room without a full-scale brawl breaking out. But today in Washington, DC, an unprecedented congregation of combat-sports power players joined forces to support a common cause.

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“Rumble” Returns to the UFC! Faces Phil Davis at UFC 172 in Baltimore

It's still almost inconceivable to picture that Anthony Johnson ever competed as a welterweight.

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The Unofficial ‘UFC Coloring Book’ Art Contest: And the Winners Are…

We've selected three winners who you can see after the jump. Honorable mentions go to troll-face, Bieber, and this guy.

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Barnburner Alert: Donald Cerrone vs. Edson Barboza Added to UFC on FOX 11

Cerrone and Barboza are unquestionably two of the most entertaining fighters in the lightweight division, but aren't currently "in the mix" when it comes to title shot consideration. An impressive win for either fighter could change that.

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UFC 169: Aldo v Lamas

Dana White’s Criticisms of Jose Aldo & Alistair Overeem Are Unjustifiably Insane Bordering on Megalomania

At what point did the ability to lose triumphantly become more worthy of praise than the ability to win...triumphantly?

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Pat Barry Returns to Kickboxing, Slated to Make GLORY Debut in May [UPDATED]

"Let's see who has the biggest nuts in the ring."

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Jessica Eye Fails Drug Test, Receives “Probated Suspension” and Has UFC 166 Win Overturned to No Contest [UPDATED]

To clarify: "tested positive for a prohibited drug" = probably weed.

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By the Way, Leonard Garcia is *Defending* a (Legacy FC) Title Soon

So yeah, it's 2014 and Leonard Garcia is *defending* the title of a semi-reputable organization. Who saw that coming?

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ICYMI: Franklin McNeil’s Incredibly Awkward Interview of Chris Weidman at UFC 169

Is this the level of talent we can expect from backstage interviewers in the post-Helwani era?

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Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva Booked for UFC 173 Co-Main Event

For once, the phrase "grudge match" isn't just promotional hot air; don't expect these two to hug it out like homeboys after the fight is over.

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UFC on FOX: Weigh-in

What’s to Blame for UFC 169′s Record-Setting Amount of Decisions?

To say the UFC had an off night would be an understatement. True, UFC 169 was record-breaking, but in the worst way possible. It featured more fights ending in a decision than any other fight card in UFC history.

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Booking Alert: Chris Weidman Will Face Vitor Belfort at UFC 173

Chris Weidman's first middleweight title defense against someone not named Anderson Silva will take place at UFC 173 on May 24th. Weidman will be facing the young dinosaur Vitor Belfort, who is on a three-fight winning streak and most recently became the first man to knock out Dan Henderson at UFC Fight Night 32.

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