FYI: I’m out of town for the weekend visiting family and friends, so it may be a little slower than normal here for the rest of the weekend. Normal posting will resume on Monday. Here’s a few stories from our friends in the meantime.

Joe Rogan uses anti-gay slur towards MMA reporter | SB Nation

Warriors on the Rise: 2010’s Breakout Fighters | Cage Potato

Junior Dos Santos is obsessed with Cain Velasquez, ex-girlfriend style | MiddleEasy

Matt Mitrione squashes WWE rumors | MMA Fighting

Ariel Helwani and Chad Dundas preview the 3rd annual World MMA Awards | Versus’ MMA Beat

Pride 23 went down 8 years ago and it was brilliant | MMA Scraps

Scott Smith and Paul Daley are “tailor made” for each other | Five Ounces of Pain

Ring Girls Round-Up: Kelli Hutcherson (Strikeforce) | LowKick

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FIGHT! Rankings: Benavidez #2, Faber #3, McDonald #8 at bantamweight | FIGHT! Magazine