Latest UFC/MMA news and notes from around the web for the week of May 15, 2011

Pat Barry just wants some love.

Welcome, Maniacs, to a new weekly series where we help you catch up on some of the original reporting done by other sites in the vast MMA landscape. Like Pat Barry and Mirko Cro Cop pictured above, we can all "get along."

Teaming up with MMA sites like LowKick, Cage Potato, MMA Fighting and MiddleEasy, we'll provide an opportunity for all MMA fans to read some fresh and original voices in the sport.

This week, LowKick got up and personal with some boxing ring girls, MMA Fighting talks to top Ultimate Fighter season 13 contestant Ramsey Nijem and the Fight Nerd catches up with Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney to get his thoughts on the promotion's upcoming fifth season.

The full list of links is after the jump.

- Fight Night: "Ward vs. Abraham" Ring Girls (LowKick)

- The Good, The Bad, and the Weird this week in MMA (NBC Sports MMA)

- Karo Parisyan: "I Had No Business Coming Back to the UFC" (Cage Potato)

- The Ten CoMMAndments (Five Ounces of Pain)

- Ramsey Nijem on Being The Ultimate Fighter's 'Kid to Beat' (MMA Fighting)

- MMA Community Addresses Bruce Lee's Impact on Mixed Martial Arts (5thRound)

- Read the first 50 pages of Brock Lesnar's new book for absolutely free (MiddleEasy)

- Why we need Chael Sonnen (MMA Convert)

- Bjorn Rebney on Bellator 44 and whats next for season 5 (TheFightNerd)

- Going Medieval: MMA's 20 Worst Beatdowns (

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