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Renzo Gracie and his cousin Igor arrested in beating of bouncer

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"Two top mixed-martial-arts fighters — part of the famed Gracie clan — were busted for helping to beat a bouncer to a pulp outside a Manhattan celeb hangout early Monday, law-enforcement sources told The Post."

Holyfield declares bankruptcy after going through $350 million

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The story of legendary fighter Evander Holyfield has become the latest chapter in a book that we're all-too familiar with; the financial ruin of famous boxers. Reportedly owing $10 million on a possible $5 million in assets, Holyfield actually earned $100 million more in his career than Mike Tyson, his famous foe and the poster boy for excess. The real question for me is this: Did the neurological damage Holyfield took in the ring play a part in his financial catastrophe? Is this the likely inevitability of all long-term participants in combat sports?

The trailer for the documentary, "Head Games", is out, by Steve James, the director of "Hoop...

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The trailer for the documentary, "Head Games", is out, by Steve James, the director of "Hoop Dreams", and it's a sobering look at the crisis of concussions and brain damage in contact sports that we are becoming more aware of. What price are we willing to pay in order for our children to have continued exposure to brain trauma for "just a game"?

The NY Times does a great video series on NHL enforcer Derek Boogaard and CTE

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This three-part series is a thought-provoking look at the life of NHL hockey enforcer Derek Boogaard and his overdose at 28 on pain pills. His brain was dissected, and showed advanced CTE (Chronic traumatic encephalopathy) which likely would have led to early-onset dementia. The correlation to MMA, with it's repeated head-strikes, is obvious and cautionary.

The New York Times finally admits MMA exists

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After ignoring MMA and the UFC for years, outside of a few random columns on Brock, Fedor and a couple of ancillary articles, the Grey Lady deigns to write up a lengthy article on the UFC and Dana White.

Forrest Griffin apologizes, tours rape crisis center, donates

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Forrest went to the Las Vegas Rape Crisis Center on Thursday evening. He met with and apologized to Hannah Brook, Executive Director. He also took a tour of the facilities and made a donation.

Murder spree suspect shown in MMA bout

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Apparently, it's de rigueur to highlight any connection of a violent crime to MMA , if possible. Here is a white supremacist, locked up for most of his adult life, with swastika tattoos, yet the story angle is the "cage match" that he was in, once. With two days training.

Bejamin Fodor, "Phoenix Jones", the man behind the Super Hero mask in the Seattle incident, shows...

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Bejamin Fodor, "Phoenix Jones", the man behind the Super Hero mask in the Seattle incident, shows off his Belfort-esque finishing technique in this MMA video..

Nicktheface brings it again with an excellent promo for the UFC 137 welterweight title bout between...

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Nicktheface brings it again with an excellent promo for the UFC 137 welterweight title bout between champion Georges St. Pierre and challenger Carlos Condit. This fanshot was edited and front-paged by Tim Burke

Chuck Liddell in an unfortunate custody battle

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"The Iceman" is fighting a familiar foe; his ex-wife. Apparently, she just accused him of "kidnaping" their child. Police found the charges baseless.

NY Times on the Toney - Couture fight. Well, really just Toney.

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NY Times finally posts an article on MMA; talks about Toney's "markedly better shape" than in most of his recent fights...

Triple H talks about beating up "kickboxers".

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Triple H relates a story about him and his wrestling buddies beating up a group of "kickboxers" at a European tour stop.

Comic Book artist Dan Panosian ( X-FACTOR) was inspired by some UFC fights to whip up a couple of...

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Comic Book artist Dan Panosian ( X-FACTOR) was inspired by some UFC fights to whip up a couple of fighter illustrations. His blog is http://urbnbarbarian.blogspot.com/

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