The week that was in MMA: Why fighters don't hoop

Anderson Silva and Wanderlei Silva have patched things up, and are buddies again. Awwww. (ESPN)

The UFC held a public press conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday to promote UFC 104. (Los Angeles Times)

Justin Eilers' stepfather was convicted of Eilers' murder. (Idaho Statesman)

Joe Lauzon isn't afraid to fight his teammate. He'd even fight his own brother. (MMA Junkie)

The WEC rescheduled WEC 43 for October 10 in San Antonio. Tickets are on sale now. (MMA Junkie)

Remember how the original roster for Abu Dhabi was chock full with some of the best fighters in the world? Psyche. (Cage Potato)

Whether Anderson Silva fights Dan Henderson or Nate Marquardt to defend the middleweight belt, one thing is for certain: the Spider is in charge. (Dayton Daily News)

Daniel Cormier, the guy who almost singlehandedly screwed up Mo Lawal's entrance at M-1, will reportedly make his MMA debut with Strikeforce: Challengers. (Fanhouse)

Ben Fowlkes makes an excellent distinction between throwing a fight and just plain giving up. It's an important distinction when talking about Sean Salmon. (Cage Potato)

At UFC 106, Amir Sadollah, one of the most self-deprecating fighters in MMA, will likely face Phil Baroni, a fighter who couldn't define self-deprecating if you paid him. (MMA Weekly)

Sorry, boys. Gina Carano will not be posing nude in Playboy. (TMZ)

If you're on Twitter, tweet to @danawhiteufc that you want John McCarthy to ref again in the cage. (Fightlinker)

Sean Sherk is off UFC 103 because he skipped a drug test; he claims injury. (Bloody Elbow)

After losing at UFC 102 to Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Randy Couture is considering a move down to the UFC's crowded light heavyweight division. (Sherdog)

An in-depth look at the financials of WEC 42. (Bloody Elbow)

Remember when Jamie Varner and Donald Cerrone were BFF? (Ms. Tracy Lee)

This may be the greatest MMA Web site of all time. (Stupid MMA Fans)

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