Welcome, Maniacs, to the weekly series where we help you catch up on some of the original reporting done by other sites in the vast MMA landscape. Like Matt Hughes and B.J. Penn pictured above, we can all "get along."
Teaming up with MMA sites like LowKick, Cage Potato, MiddleEasy and MMA Fighting, we'll provide an opportunity for all MMA fans to read some fresh and original voices in the sport.
This week, Cage Potato delves into ring girl history, The Fight Nerd gives the new Arianny Celeste action figure a big thumbs down and LowKick speaks with Nate Marquardt in the lead-up to his UFC on Versus 4 main event showdown with Rick Story.
The full list of links is after the jump.
- Nate Marquardt: There shouldn't be any problems on June 26 (Exclusive Interview) (LowKick)
- MMA hot list: UFC Live edition (NBC Sports MMA)
- The 11 greatest MMA ring girl videos of all time (Cage Potato)
- Grappling with issues - June 22, 2011 (Five Ounces of Pain)
- Will anyone notice the Bellator Summer Series? (MMA Fighting)
- Deconstructing Bellator's 'Summer Series' featherweight tournament (MMA Convert)
- First look at Arianny Celeste action figure is 'Meh' (TheFightNerd)