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Midnight Mania! Sage Northcutt grapples jacked bodybuilder Blessing Awodibu

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Sage Northcutt is a weird fighter for so many reasons. He never stops smiling. He respectfully calls everyone “sir” or “Mister” and does effortless flips and gainers after his fights, and rolls up frying pans. He has frosted tips in 2017. He’s gotten an inordinate amount of attention for an MMA fighter, including Chrissy Teigen laughing at his ability to crush fruit in his hands. He’s also just... weird.

Enjoying a nice Sunday

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He’s also unusually jacked, and that affords him opportunities outside of MMA he has taken full advantage of. These opportunities include sponsored appearances at events like the 2017 Arnold Classic, where he demonstrated his martial arts skills and grappled with gigantic bodybuilder Blessing Awodibu. Blessing moves very well for a guy his size, but he’s no match for Sage’s wrestling skills.


Insomnia

Darren Till had a good weekend:

So did Karolina- looks like they both had sweets on the brain

I never understand what is going on in these videos, but they are amazing.

Woodley is taking a stand against Trump and raising awareness for Puerto Rico.

Speaking of welterweight, this is a very specific promise by Colby Covington.

Hard pass.

Angela Hill meeting Ice T at a gaming convention. Who would have guessed it?

Hill’s next fight is with Nina Ansaroff, whose relationship spats with partner Amanda Nunes online never fail to crack me up. It seems Nunes is much more stoked to watch the US women’s soccer match than Nina is.

Max Holloway with nice kicks

Gastelum takes heat from Mike Perry for picking Ponzinibbio over “Platinum”

“Pulling guard is for people with low testosterone” is a strong take, but one I fundamentally agree with.

MMA memes...

Let me in! Don't you know who the fook I am?!

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This one is perfect:

This was crazy:

That’s a serious insult

25 days till I knock that fucking smile off your face! @tjdillashaw #DonaldTrumpLookingMotherfucker

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Bear grappling:

That's some beary good passing.. #jiujitsulifestyle #bjjmemes #bjjlifestyle #guardpassing

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The running man punch

Buakaw going full Shaolin monk

Eddie Bravo on Harvey Weinstein victims: “most of them girls are fucking trash.”

Eddie Bravo can suck a bag of dicks through his tinfoil hat.


Slips, Rips, and KO Clips

Combat grappling

Shlemenko had a very close fight with Mousasi in Bellator this past Friday. The decision, controversially, went to Mousasi.

Unbelievable double knockdown.

I won’t ever tire of watching this:

Great win for Pudzilla

Classic fight:

Marc Diakese vs. Dan Hooker is a great bout

Young Mike Tyson in sparring

Urijah Faber’s spirit animal

Spirit Animal

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That didn’t take long

Never concede the takedown

Almost as quick as Andrew Richardson

Elbows

Lights out

Josh Emmet got four (4!) knockdowns in this round


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If your day was like this...

I’m sure he’s going to need my back doctor number

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... these videos will probably make you feel a lot better about life.

This Rhino came to the cameraman for a belly rub Video By @disunitythefilm #Destination_wild

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