The week that was in MMA: A time to make peace

Brock Lesnar's detractors aren't holding him to the standards of other pro athletes. (Dave Meltzer)

Though Brock Lesnar's size played a large part in his win over Frank Mir at UFC 100, he wasn't without technique. (Bloody Elbow)

Brock Lesnar, Georges St. Pierre and all the rest of the UFC 100 fighters' drug tests came back clean. (MMA Mania)

Who is afraid of Brock? Not Shane Carwin (Dan Wetzel)

GSP, who had quite a postfight celebration on Sunday, will face the winner of Martin Kampmann/Mike Swick fight. (

Why does MMA exist? According to Floyd Mayweather Jr., because white people wee frustrated that they weren't doing well in boxing. We await comment from Anderson Silva, Miguel Torres, Quinton Jackson and Rashad Evans. (Cage Potato)

Speaking of those fighters, Yahoo! Sports' MMA pound-for-pound rankings have been updated. (Yahoo! Sports)

Gegard Mousasi will soon be known to more than just the hardcore MMA fan. (Kevin Iole)

What do female fighters look for in a man? Felice Herrig fills you in. (Chicago's MMA)

The same week that the Dayton Daily News announced their new MMA blog, one blogger says what he thinks about mainstream media. Hint: It's not a word you should use around your mother. (Fightlinker)

Despite having car troubles, Dan Henderson thinks that he earned a title shot with his UFC 100 KO of Michael Bisping. (MMA Weekly)

Urijah Faber has "no idea" when he'll be fighting again. (MMA Fanhouse)

Yes, Brock Lesnar and Georges St. Pierre were both impressive with their wins at UFC 100. But was anything better than Bruce Buffer's one-time-only 360-degree-turn. (Bloody Elbow)

Gina Carano was in the news, headlining a press conference with her opponent on August 15, Cris Cyborg. (MMA Fanhouse)

Unfortunately, she was also in the news because he ex-boyfriend claimed he had a sex tape with her. He later recanted, but still ripped on her training. (MMA Junkie)

What? You'd like to see some bloggers beat up on each other? Happy to oblige. (Cage Potato)

Finally, this has been a week of reconciliation within MMA. Late this afternoon, the news broke on Twitter that long time enemies Dana White and Tito Ortiz made up. Boxer Kelly Pavlik and mixed martial artist Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone (pictured) trained together at Pavlik's gym in Youngstown, Ohio in preparation for Cerrone's fight in September. See? We can all be friends. Let's all hold hands and have a safe weekend. Thanks for reading Cagewriter this week!

Hmm, maybe not everyone is getting along.

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