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The Hurt Take - Episode XXXIII

A night that could have gone so very, very differently turned out to be one of the best fight cards you will ever see. The return of GSP was mired by chaos - but St. Pierre certainly put all those bad feelings to rest by capturing the Middleweight title. Rose Namajunas just wants people to hug each other while TJ Dillashaw was in no mood for hugs with Cody Garbrandt.

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The Hurt Take - Episode XXXI

With a big win over Donald Cerrone (and a bit of horsing around with Mike Perry), Darren Till is injecting some much needed youthful exuberance to the Welterweight division. Also, DJ teaches us how to beat Brock Lesnar and stresses not to get hurt, Conor McGregor is on tap for this week's Q-Rating, and is UFC 217 at risk of under performing?

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The Hurt Take - Episode XVIII

It's a big one this weekend. Well, a semi-big one - an upper-middle class one. UFC 216 is on the docket! At the top is an interim Lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee for the right to get the biggest payday of one's life (oh, unify the Lightweight belt...) against Conor McGregor. Also, you've got history to be made as Demetrious Johnnson chases Anderson SIlva's title defence record.

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The Hurt Take - Episode XXIV

Conor Who? People, Demetrious Johnson is going to make history on Saturday! DJ stands alone as the best in the business. Hoping to move into that category on the women's side, Amanda Nunes faces down Valentina Schevchenko to defend her Bantamweight Strap. Both DJ and Nunes faced the wrath of one Mr. Dana White and now try to make hay headlining a card together. Conspiracy? All that and more on The Hurt Take!

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The Hurt Take - Episode XVI

Two UFC cards in two days had the potential for a glorious weekend. Instead, we get a card-breaking case of sinusustitututs. Ok, we also got Justin Gaethje, destroyer of worlds, and the 40-year-old who most makes you ashamed of your own athleticism, Yoel Romero, squaring off against Bobby The Reaper Knuckles (a.k.a. Robert Whitaker). All in all, an up-and-down weekend in the world of MMA. But that's kind of the way we like it.

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The Hurt Take - Episode VIII

Two weeks made two UFC cards with significant implications. After the madness of UFC 210, UFC Fight Night: Kansas City was steady, solid, sane and awesome. Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson tied the UFC record for title defences and reputation as the Pound-for-pound king (ten exclamation points and counting...), Robert Whitaker put himself firmly in the title conversation at middleweight, and Rose Namajunas does the same at women's strawweight. Plus, drama, drama, everywhere! Cormier, Jones, Cyborg!