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Latest UFC/MMA news and notes from around the web for the week of June 12, 2011

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Josh Barnett and Dana White
Josh Barnett and Dana White

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 Dana White and Josh Barnett 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, Lowkick speaks with Alistair Overeems trainer, Martijn De Jong, Shane Del Rosario gives The Fight Nerd an update on his recovery from the car accident and MiddleEasy catches up with Cesar Gracie to get the details on his deal.

The full list of links is after the jump.

- Martijn De Jong: Our goal was to give Alistair Overeem the tools to beat Werdum in every aspect of MMA (LowKick)

- What's next for UFC 131 winners? (NBC Sports MMA)

- Five fights for Kenny Florian to consider before Jose Aldo (Cage Potato)

- Travis Browne looks to remain undefeated this fall against Rob Broughton (Five Ounces of Pain)

- At Strikeforce workouts, Josh Barnett decides to put on a show (MMA Fighting)

- Rick Story: Finishing Nate Marquardt Should Warrant Title Shot (5thRound)

- Cesar Gracie explains the Nick Diaz deal and the possibility of Gilbert Melendez going to the UFC (MiddleEasy)

- Josh Barnett's greatest hits (MMA Convert)

- Shane Del Rosario updates us on his injury and recovery (TheFightNerd)

- Strikeforce Overeem vs. Werdum: predictions you can take to the bank (