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Brendan and Bryan react to Jones/Cormier brawl

UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub and Bryan Callen react to the news of Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones' media day brawl and the upcoming Metamoris card.

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Abel Trujillo out, Ross Pearson vs. Gray Maynard now set for UFC Fight Night in Maine

The injury bug has struck again, and now England's Ross Pearson faces Gray Maynard in Maine next week as part of UFC Fight Night.

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UFC 178: Jones and Cormier Speak Following Media Day Incident

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier speak out after their heated exchange at the UFC 178 media day.

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Emanuel Newton vs. Joey Beltran title fight headlines Bellator 124 in Michigan

The Anundson-McGeary winner will be next in line to face the Newton-Beltran winner. Anundson beat Rodney Wallace in the light heavyweight tourney’s opening round. Then he got a TKO win over Philipe Lins in July when Lins suffered a knee injury. That gave him six straight wins, including all three of his Bellator fights in 2014. McGeary, from England, stayed unbeaten at Bellator 122 when he stopped Egidijus Valavicius in the first round. That kept his streak of first-round finishes for Bellator intact with four first-round knockouts and a first-round submission for the promotion.

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Google offers in house BJJ classes to its employees

There are thousands of people that work for Google around the globe, but if you're one of the privileged few that gets to work out of their corporate headquarters in Mountain View California, there's another reason to be counting your lucky stars. In addition to free healthy meals for its staff, ping pong and a variety of other amazing perks, Google has just added Brazilian jiu-jitsu lessons to their ever growing list of activities.

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Video: Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier separated for latest UFC 178 interview

Just a day after  Jon Jones and  Daniel Cormier rumbled on stage at a media event for UFC 178, the folks at “FOX Sports Live” took Monday’s melee as a heeded warning for an in-studio interview on Tuesday in Los Angeles.

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This 8 year old kid uses crystal grids to transmute negative energy and explains how it works

I would like to use some points from great minds of our past here. Einstein - Gave us E=MC2 and the theory of relativity, he also assured us that reality is an illusion, albeit a persistent one and that everything is an energy and to understand this energy better we need to look at the fundamentals of nature. This does not consist of pulling nature apart to make sense of how it works but rather watching how it grows and understanding the principals in which it needs to do such growing. We can know that a seed must be planted and then it will grow roots in the soil before it can grow above that soil. It's quite the same with us, only when we can break through the shell we are born into can we start spreading our roots and start growing above the soil. This is what I mean when I say material eyes and real eyes. The material eyes are part of the shell and the real eyes are what allows us to break the shell which is the Ego of the self we know as identity. This is the practicality of relativity that Einstein spoke of. If we go to the bible and look at the story of Jesus with a deeper understanding of it as a story of the conscious mind, We can see that the story of his death and resurrection is when he broke the shell of his ego and was reborn again with a higher level of consciousness.

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This Little Boy Brought His Mother To Tears. You Have To Hear What He Said.

Luiz is a smart little boy. I like that his mother didn't force him to eat like many parents would. If you agree, SHARE this with others by clicking the button below.

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Manny Pacquiao purchases stake in Asian MMA promotion One FC

"I'm pretty pumped," Cui said. "There are a ton of reasons why I'm pretty excited about this. Obviously, Manny Pacquiao is a global sports icon and having him as a part of our organization as a shareholder and promoting One FC and promoting the sport is huge for the sport in the region. It promotes awareness and growth."

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The Crooklyn Daily

The Crooklyn Daily, by Crooklyn: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.

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These people I interviewed in Iran clearly loved the country. So why did it put them in jail?

I desperately wanted to film in Iran. My show, “Parts Unknown,” examines cuisines and cultures around the world, and I’ve found that if I merely show up and ask simple questions —  “What’s for dinner? What do you like to eat? do you like to cook? Where did his dish originate and why?” — people always surprise me. I try to suspend judgment, to put aside what I know or think I know and travel without fear or prejudice. I try, first and foremost, to be a good guest. People everywhere are proud of their food and their culture, and even where they have little reason to be kind to an American (Vietnam, Cuba, Gaza, the West Bank), I’ve been welcomed with enormous generosity again and again: the kindnesses of strangers. I’d heard that the Islamic Republic would be, once I got inside, particularly hospitable and rewarding.

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The Fighter & The Kid

This podcast has jumped to the top of my UFC/MMA podcast list - but c'mon, once a week?. I really feel like Brendan and Bryan should be able to do at least 2 eps a week, or maybe 2 hours a pop - I mean, what else do these guys have to do during the day? Brendan habitually mispronouncing every major UFC fighter's name on the roster is a nice touch, too. I also want to hear more about Bryan's mad greco skills. I think he should do each episode shirtless.

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Official Fabricio 'Vai Cavalo' Werdum | UFC Fighter

Fabricio Vai Cavalo Werdum

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The Karyn Bryant Podcast

As everyone knows, Karyn is one of the top personalities covering MMA. Between her work at MMA H.E.A.T. and FOX Sports, she definitely knows the inside scoop on what’s going on and has access to the biggest names in the sport. I love how the podcast isn’t just about MMA, she and comedian Pete Cummin cover pop-culture, too. It’s a really fun and entertaining hour. I look forward to it every week!

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Pic: 'Motivated' Alexander Gustafsson undergoes successful knee surgery

Not long after reigning 205-pound kingpin, Jon Jones, was  rolling around on the floor with division number one contender, Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson -- who is expected to fight the winner of "Jones vs. Cormier" -- underwent successful knee surgery in Sweden.

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Brawl Breaks Out At UFC Media Day

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and title contender Daniel Cormier got into a fight at the UFC 178 media day in Las Vegas.

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Man Attempts Gun Selfie, Dies by Accident

Mexico City native Oscar Aguilar was apparently fond of taking selfies with cool, tough-guy things (motorcycles, hot women, etc.), but his macho selfies turned deadly after he accidentally shot himself in the head while posing for a gun selfie.

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The MMA Hour with Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Randy Couture, Paul Heyman in studio

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Fedor Emelianenko would have liked to face Cain Velasquez if he was in his prime because he is a ‘thinking fighter’

MMA Legend Fedor Emelianenko is not coming out of retirement but he did mention he would have wanted to face Cain Veasquez in his prime.

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Fighter Diet News

Fighter Diet News, by Pauline Nordin: Get Buff, Get Lean

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Did Jon Jones Just Get Inside Cormier's Head? | FIGHTLAND

Media day at UFC 178 went 0 to a 100 real-quick. In front of a bunch of people—not to mention cameras from every major sports outlet—Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones touched foreheads, as many fighters do before a fight to try each other. Nothing out of the ordinary—except, seemingly unprovoked, Daniel Cormier lost his cool, put his hands around Jones’s neck and shoved him. 

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The Aftermath: Michigan Man Brings Out 2,000 People For A Rave Party In His Little House!

The Aftermath: Michigan Man Brings Out 2,000 People For A Rave Party In His Little House!

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Roger Gracie calls the UFC a 'monopoly'

The many-time world BJJ champ and UFC veteran has some thoughts about Zuffa's business practices and explains why he left the organization.

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The MMA Hour - Audio

I've downloaded up to the 11/16 show and two days ago the show aired and now I go to look for the new show and the last one they have listed on iTunes is the 11/9 show. WTF?! Can we get the shows up in a day? Is it too much to ask? And where'd 11/16 go? Cmon man.

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Chas Skelly: The Scrapper Heads to Tulsa

Throughout the history of combat sports, different regions have been known to produce a certain type of fighter. Industrial footholds churn out gritty, blue-collar types, while fighters from coastal areas seem to possess a particular brand of finesse. While there are exceptions to every archetype, the rule has usually remained consistent. In the scope of that mix, Texans have always been known for their willingness to get in and get after it, and Chas Skelly is “Lone Star State” born and bred. The Arlington representative’s hard-nosed style is reflective of the brand of fighter his home state has been known to forge, and his willingness to tussle proved to be a big factor in the immediate success he found in mixed martial arts. Skelly used his solid wrestling pedigree to venture out into a new realm of combat inside the cage, and his grinder mentality and tenacity paid immediate dividends. “The Scrapper” notched victories in his first 11 showings as a professional, and that impressive run earned Skelly a call from the premier promotion in the sport. The 29-year-old made his UFC debut against Mirsad Bektic at UFC on FOX: Werdum vs.

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Alexander Gustafsson doubts Daniel Cormier will spoil potential rematch with Jon Jones

UFC light-heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson believes Jon Jones rematch will remain intact following UFC 178.

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Imagining an MMA Hall of Fame: Borderline Candidates, Part 1 - Borderline Candidates

Editor’s note: This is the fourth installment in a five-part series examining the possibilities involved with a true MMA Hall of Fame. In the first three parts of this Imagining an MMA Hall of Fame series, we looked at fighters who would belong in such a hall without much argument. Next, we turn to the more interesting subject of fighters that might or might not belong. It is worth noting that these fighters are not necessarily weaker candidates than some of the fighters previously discussed; they just have vulnerabilities in their candidacies that make them more debatable depending upon what criteria are most important to those voting. For some, an MMA Hall of Fame should prioritize star fighters who attracted the most attention and shaped the direction of the sport. For others, the priority ought to be excellence inside the cage. Uniqueness can be a positive or a negative. Here, we lay out the case for and against a variety of figures: Continue Reading » David Abbott

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Mark Hunt tweets he's 'unemployed;' Dana White disagrees

Hunt tweeted on Tuesday that he was "unemployed," which was obviously alarming considering it was announced long ago that he was main eventing next month's UFC Fight Night 52 event at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan against "Big Country."

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NASA Confirms the “Impossible” – Propellant-free Microwave Thruster for Spacecraft Works!

However, if like NASA we choose to focus on the results and not the method for the moment, what could be the implications of a microwave thruster-powered spacecraft? The device is so interesting because it does away with the need for lugging along a fuel supply that is about equivalent in weight to the craft it is propelling. Using solar energy to generate the power to create the microwaves in the first place becomes an option too. This would mean the engine could continue indefinitely, at least until mechanical failure brought it to a halt, though it would also limit the craft’s range to proximity to a source. For now, however, NASA’s development doesn’t even provide enough thrust to propel a peanut through space, so there is still a way to go to scale up to a mission to Mars .

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http://www.wsof.com/news_stories/local-mma-star-hempleman-gets-chance-at-redemption-on-national-tv-14696889

BOISE – Since Brandon “Hot Rod” Hempleman’s courageous World Series of Fighting (WSOF) debut on national television against current bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes – a loss by decision in which the bloodied scrapper broke his fibula – the Twin Falls resident has been patiently waiting to get back in the cage and keep his career’s momentum from creeping to a halt. After enduring months of training for fights that never happened, with opponents dropping out from facing Hempleman for undisclosed reasons, the 26-year-old finally gets his chance Saturday night in Las Vegas, as he’ll match-up with 43-year-old Alexis Vila at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (WSOF 12, NBC Sports Network, 8 p.m.). It’ll nearly be a year to the day since Hempleman’s last fight – a gory battle with Moraes that earned the local national plaudits. “It’s been a real rough (journey),” Hempleman said on 970 AM The Zone on the Ryan and Nick Show. “I have been all over the place mentally and emotionally. They have been booking me for fight after fight. They were falling out and not finding replacements in time, letting me run myself into the ground for nothing, is what it felt like.

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Bloody Elbow 2014 half-year MMA awards: Best submission

As to keep up with the format that Tim had used, I've selected 8 entries per category, but since this year's "half-year" awards is in August, I've moved the cutoff date to July 26th, which stands as the most recent UFC event (UFC on Fox 12). All of our choices are based on major MMA promotions only (UFC, Bellator, WSOF, etc.) , so that doesn't include kickboxing, boxing, Metamoris, or anything else of the sort. This was fairly difficult to sift through, so don't be angry if there's any of your favorites that have been left out.

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With Metamoris Status Uncertain, Sonnen Contacted Randy Couture as Possible Fill-In

Hollywood obligations will prevent Randy Couture from competing at Metamoris. | Jeff Sherwood/Sherdog.com Chael Sonnen is set to compete against Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 in Los Angeles this weekend, but following warnings from the Nevada Athletic Commission regarding a $250,000 fine for each test failure if he does participate, Sonnen is reportedly having second thoughts. As of Tuesday, Metamoris officials told Sherdog.com that they still expect Sonnen to compete on Saturday. However, Randy Couture ’s manager, Sam Spira, revealed that Sonnen reached out to "The Natural" about taking his main event spot if he was forced to pull out. Due to previous obligations, which include an “ Expendables 3 ” press junket on Saturday and Sunday and the Los Angeles premiere of the film on Monday -- as well a “Gym Rescue” premiere on Sunday -- Couture simply could not clear his schedule enough to compete at Metamoris in place of Sonnen. “If there had been more time, and no pending obligations, it might have happened,” Spira said.

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NSAC files complaint against Silva as 'unarmed combatant,' asks for court costs, other relief

The AG’s office seeks costs associated with the Silva case, including investigative costs and attorney’s fees, and any other punishment the commission sees fit, which could include barring him from applying for a license in the state for a period of time. Silva has 20 days to respond; his case will be addressed at a commission hearing at a date to be determined.

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Bears veteran Martellus Bennett sparks brawl, gets suspended

“I play hard and go hard every single day. I’m probably one of the most violent people on the field. That’s just my style of play. I’m going to continue to play the same way I always play. That’s what I’m here for…. It’s practice. Practice is practice. I know I sound like Allen Iverson right now, but it’s practice. [Expletive] happens at practice. You learn from it. That’s why it’s practice.”

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UFC fight bookings roundup – 7/29 – 8/5

Since the UFC has decided to produce 50+ events in 2014, there is a remarkable amount of fighter signings and new match-ups being set up throughout any given week. Many of these new signings are for match-ups that take place on the undercard, or on the Fight Pass portion of a PPV, so we are going to continue with a new weekly (or bi-weekly if needed) series of articles where we take a brief look at each and every bout booked by the promotion in one place.

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http://www.cagepotato.com/ufc-releases-obligatory-hand-wringing-statement-about-jonescormier-brawl-posts-totally-awesome-official-video-on-its-youtube-channel/

MMA and UFC live news | UFC Releases Obligatory Hand-Wringing Statement About Jones/Cormier Brawl, Posts Totally Awesome Official Video on Its YouTube Channel -

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Champ in progress: How Jon Jones is learning to make 'fake' work for him

The more Jones plays choir boy while the adults are looking, the more Cormier sputters and chokes on his own rage. Cormier’s the straight man here, the guy begging the pro wrestling ref to turn around in time to see the villain tucking the brass knuckles back inside his shorts. Jones is the guy who knows that you know what he’s up to, and is going to keep on doing it anyway.

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Sqor

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Video: Ben Fowlkes on the enigma that is UFC 183 headliner Nick Diaz

Luis Palomino has made the mistake of entering a fight too hot-headed in the past, but he isn’t about to duplicate that error for the biggest bout of his life.

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Bad Boy Presents Bloody Elbow Radio - Episode 349: Jones/Cormier Brawl, Sonnen/NSAC Mess

For those calling in, you will first be picked up by our producer who will take your information and get what you want to talk about. You will then be queued. We will try to get to everyone as soon as we can. We ask that you call in around the time of the topic you want to discuss.

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Jake Shields-Ryan Ford Main Event Set for WSOF 14 in Edmonton

Jake Shields has a new date for his WSOF debut. | Keith Mills/Sherdog.com Former UFC title contender Jake Shields will venture into hostile territory to make his World Series of Fighting debut against Canadian Ryan Ford . TopMMANews.com first reported the matchup, and an official from the Las Vegas-based organization Tuesday confirmed to Sherdog.com that Shields will travel to Ford’s hometown of Edmonton, Alberta, for the welterweight main event of WSOF 14 . The NBC Sports Network-broadcast card will emanate from Edmonton Expo Centre at Northlands. Shields was forced to withdraw from a planned July 5 encounter with Jon Fitch after suffering an injury in training. A winner in two of his last three outings, the 35-year-old American jiu-jitsu practitioner was unexpectedly released by the UFC after a March decision loss to Hector Lombard . Ford, 32, also pulled out of his most recent assignment, a match with Bristol Marunde which would have served as the main event of WSOF Canada 2 . “The Real Deal” has won six in a row, including his February promotional debut, a 53-second knockout of Joel Powell .

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Sqor

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http://www.cagepotato.com/why-is-mark-hunt-under-the-impression-that-hes-been-released-by-the-ufc/

We’ll force our interns to keep an eye on Hunt’s Twitter until something pops up, but in the meantime, anyone care to speculate the cause of Hunt’s confusion? Like, do you think some “Bigfoot” fan who does a spot-on Dana White called up Hunt and tricked him? Or is this Hunt’s way of pulling some Nick Diaz-Nate Diaz powerplay ? Do you really think that Axel’s question was the dumbest thing Dana White has *ever* heard? And can you imagine what a UFC contract negotiation with Tito Ortiz was like, especially toward the end?

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The Savage Truth: Tough Choice for Sonnen

It was reported early Monday that the Nevada Athletic Commission had warned Chael Sonnen against competing in Saturday’s Metamoris 4 jiu-jitsu event or risk a steep fine for each of his recent drug test failures. Most people know my stance on PEDs in combat sports, and if you don’t, well, let’s just say I’m not a big fan. Though I feel conflicted, I have come to the conclusion that this is a huge overreach by the NAC. So, what will the man with the silver tongue decide to do? Well, that is the $500,000 -- or perhaps $1 million -- question. Right now, it seems Sonnen has a couple choices. He can go ahead with the match and hope the NAC is bluffing, a move akin to shoving all your chips with a middling hand at best. Or, he can muck his cards and ensure he won’t be sent to the rail with a big chunk of change left behind in the commission’s pocket. I am not sure what Sonnen will do, but a pull-out would certainly leave Ralek Gracie and the rest of the Metamoris crew in a tight spot considering Sonnen has been one of the most publicized competitors on the card.

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UFC 178: Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier continue their spat on Jay Mohr radio show

The day after their first media day staredown erupted into a brawl, UFC champ Jon Jones called in to the Jay Mohr show while Daniel Cormier was the guest. The results were predictable.

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SBNation MMA Welterweight rankings: Where does the panel rank Matt Brown?

The latest UFC on Fox event saw a #1 contender named in the Welterweight division to culminate a fantastic fight. With that, we have an opportunity to take a look at the latest rankings from the SB Nation panel. The rankings panel consists of two members from each of the SB Nation MMA sites - MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani and Dave Doyle, MMA Mania's Alex Giardini and Thomas Myers, and Bloody Elbow's Dallas Winson and myself, Fraser Coffeen.

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The only thing the Jones-Cormier brawl did for the UFC was make it more money

The brawl itself was silly, immature and largely uncharacteristic of the two men. But the media attention it got was priceless -- better than any amount of trash-talking interviews would have garnered. Hell, the UFC was arguably the biggest newsmaker of the day. The Jones-Cormier fight accrued 50,000 Google searches, tied with the death of former White House press secretary James Brady and "Bachelor in Paradise" for the most Monday. The UFC's marketing and public relations departments could not have devised a better strategy.

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Daniel Cormier: 'I've had to overcome way bigger obstacles than Jon Jones'

A lot will be written in the coming weeks about the history that’s brought Jones (20-1 MMA, 14-1 UFC) and Cormier (15-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) into the cage, and what will actually take place when they fight legally. More than likely, Cormier is going to face questions about how he’ll be able to counteract Jones’ physical gifts. He will likely stay the underdog.