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Latest UFC/MMA news and notes from around the web for the week of July 17, 2011


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 Quinton Jackson and Jon Jones pictured above, we can all "get along."

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

This week, The Fight Nerd reviews "King of MMA" the tell-all book by Dana White's mom, Fight Opinion speaks the truth on UFC and MMA and Bleacher Report digs up some crazy Chael Sonnen quotes.

The full list of links is after the jump.

- Sam Stout: Dennis Siver is "very beatable"  (LowKick)

- Strikeforce Grand Prix looks to regroup (NBC Sports MMA)

- Five NBA players who could cross over to MMA during the lockout (Cage Potato)

- Loser of Fedor Emelianenko and Dan Henderson likely sent packing (Five Ounces of Pain)

- MMA community vows to rally around 'Dr. Alex' (MMA Fighting)

- UFC owner takes firm stance against TRT, wants random drug testing (5thRound)

- When Rickson Gracie speaks, you listen (MiddleEasy)

- Fedor Emelianenko spars with pro boxer (MMA Convert)

- "Dana White, King of MMA" - review of the tell-all biography by Dana White's mom (TheFightNerd)

- 10 things I know are true in UFC and MMA (Fight Opinion)

- XFC extends deal with HD Net (MMA Payout)

- Chael Sonnen's 15 most inflammatory quotes (

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