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Senior MMA Editor — USA Today
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@USATODAY senior MMA editor and @MMAjunkie editor-in-chief. Mizzou grad. Reds fan. Grump.

Former UFC champ Anderson Silva reportedly signs new 15-fight deal

mmajunkie.com — It's safe to assume former UFC middleweight champion and MMA great Anderson Silva will wrap up his career with the UFC. The 38-year-old fighter has signed a new 15-fight deal with the organization, according to Combate, essentially assuring his final fight will take place in the octagon.

Ouch! Here’s what Wilson Reis did to Scott Jorgensen’s ribs at UFC 179

mmajunkie.com — See the photo above? It helped result in the photo you can see below. At Saturday's UFC 179 event, Scott Jorgensen (15-10 MMA, 4-6 UFC) caught and dropped Wilson Reis(19-5 MMA, 3-1 UFC) with an early punch. However, Reis quickly recovered and then unloaded an absolutely jolting body kick that set up the eventual finish.

The night Aldo and Mendes saved UFC 179 with blood, guts and a little rule-bending

mmajunkie.com — If UFC 151 is to be remembered as the event that Jon Jones and Greg Jackson "murdered," then let UFC 179 have a more positive distinction: the event that Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes resurrected from the dead.

UFC 179 play-by-play and live results

mmajunkie.com — RIO DE JANEIRO - MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today's UFC 179 event. The card, which features a championship rematch between featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes, takes place at Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.

UFC rescinds Cung Le’s suspension, but fighter undecided on next step

mmajunkie.com — For the first time since it began independently testing fighters for performance-enhancers and drugs of abuse, the UFC has taken back a suspension it issued for a failed drug test.

Emanuel Newton’s universe still expanding after Bellator spinning backfist KO

mmajunkie.com — Back in Bellator's cage after a short hiatus, light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton has found a winning formula, and he sees no reason to switch things up. You might call him weird or kooky, but you can't say he isn't successful. "I still have the whole universe and spiritual awakening thing going on," Newton told MMAjunkie.

Ben Fowlkes: How Mendes is brilliantly forcing Aldo into a grudge match

mmajunkie.com — What do you do when your opponent doesn't seem all that interested in promoting your fight? As MMAjunkie's Ben Fowlkes explains, you can take the Chad Mendes route. In other words, you force your opponent into a grudge match.

Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta reportedly meet with Georges St-Pierre in Montreal

mmajunkie.com — Is Georges St-Pierre (25-2 MMA, 19-2 UFC) readying for a UFC comeback? The former UFC welterweight champ won't say, but today he reportedly met in his native Canada with UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta and UFC President Dana White. Canadian journalist Steven Chmielash said he happened upon the trio today in Montreal and posted his apparent finding on Twitter.

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller live tweets as SWAT team attempts to serve arrest warrant

mmajunkie.com — Former UFC, Strikeforce and DREAM fighter Jason "Mayhem" Miller is apparently once again involved in a precarious situation, and he's live tweeting his take on the entire incident. According to Miller, a "regiment of wanna be soldiers" arrived at his Mission Viejo, Calif., home, attempting to serve a warrant for his arrest.

UFC Fight Night 53 results: Questionable scoring aside, Rick Story upsets Gunnar Nelson

mmajunkie.com — STOCKHOLM - In the first headliner of today's UFC doubleheader, Rick Story (18-8 MMA, 11-6 UFC) upset Gunnar Nelson (13-1-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC), bringing about a pretty miserable night for Swedish fight fans. After the country's own fighters went winless on the undercard, not even Nelson, a previously unbeaten Icelandic fighter with a strong following in Sweden, could bring them a victory.
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Oct 31, 2014

Hot-boxing the sauna on weigh-cut day? RT @LaMonicaMark 3 for 4 #bellator fighters who failed drug tests tested positive for marijuana

Oct 30, 2014

Peanut butter cups? Pfft. PB-to-chocolate ratio out of whack. Greasy. Sticks to wrapper. So overrated. Boo.

Oct 30, 2014

@ChuckMindenhall @TGILaura @MattRoth512 @benfowlkesMMA We gonna get serious? Fine. Bonkers, Hershey's Cookie N Cream, Mamba, Sugar Babies

Oct 30, 2014

I can get behind @benfowlkesMMA's Halloween candy rankings. (Also, Canada has Mars? Might need to move.) wp.me/p3WzJ0-ynE

Oct 29, 2014

@LaughMMA Possibly. I also like Lauzon vs. Alvarez. Lots of fun fights at 155.

Oct 29, 2014

I'm no oddsmaker, but after reading @MikeBohnMMA's piece, I'd give +300 odds for GSP's potential MMA return: wp.me/p3WzJ0-ymh

Oct 29, 2014

@MMAjunkieSteven Does no one believe in the power of wood-knocking anymore? Ridiculous.

Oct 29, 2014

By the way (*knocks on wood*), the early-2015 UFC schedule is looking bonkers.

Oct 29, 2014

Was hoping for Cerrone vs. Masvidal. Hard to be upset with Cerrone vs. Jury, though.

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