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MMA Nation rounds up the latest news from the UFC and the world of mixed martial arts.

Jon Jones - Dana White
Jon Jones - Dana White

MMA Nation rounds up the latest news from the UFC and the world of mixed martial arts. This morning we'll look over all the last-minute details before UFC 140, from weigh-ins to interviews, and everything in between. Plus, a trip down nostalgia lane with two of the 90's biggest pop icons. 

- Official UFC 140 weigh-ins were held on Friday afternoon at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada and MMA Nation was there with full coverage. For complete results and notable quotes, check out this StoryStream. If you missed it, catch up on all the action with the video player below.

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- In case you needed anymore reasons to be excited for Saturday night, Bloody Elbow's Fraser Coffeen concluded his fantastic three-part career retrospective of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. If you like absurd knockouts and ridiculous athleticism, it's absolutely worth your time. Click here for part 1, part 2, and part 3.

- Is it possible Lyoto Machida could be battling the flu when he enters the cage? Apparently that may be the case

- Every fight is important, but Antonio Rogerio Nogueria faces a particularly important match on Saturday when he takes on Tito Ortiz at UFC 140. With the dreaded three-fight losing streak on the line, Nogueria has a clear goal in front of him: "Tito Ortiz has a hard head. Let's see if I can get a KO."

- Ortiz was in a reflective mood as he spoke to MMA Nation's Luke Thomas earlier this week. See why he said, "I've done my thing in the UFC and there's nothing else I can do in the UFC that I haven't already done."

- Dallas Winston returns with even of the best previews in MMA. Today we bring you: Claude Patrick vs. Brian Ebersole and Mark Hominick vs. Chan Sung Jung.

- As usual, UFC President Dana White released a video blog in anticipation on this weekend's pay-per-view. Watch all the behind the scenes action from UFC 139 and the incredible aftermath of Dan Henderson vs. Shogun Rua.

- Jim Rome is generally a friend to mixed martial arts. Still, even he has his limits. See what left the pundit saying: "That's some of the worst smack I've ever heard."

- Fighthub caught up with UFC ring girl Arianny Celeste recently and the subject of Chael Sonnen was bound to come up. Said Celeste: "I don't know why hes picking on me, I cant take him seriously."

- In the aftermath of the surprising release of Miguel Torres, no voice was louder than that of Bas Rutten. The outspoken MMA legend embarked on an epic eight-tweet tirade on Friday, taking aim at both Torres and Rashad Evans.

- Speaking of "El Guapo", might I interest you in a Bas Rutten soundboard? I'll just leave this here.

- We'll leave you with this glorious piece of nostalgia. Beavis and Butthead catch a replay of the Ultimate Fighter 10, as Wes Shivers duels "Iron Schlong" James McSweeney.