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MMA Nation Round-Up: Jon Jones Rejects Steven Seagal

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MMA Nation Round-Up provides you with daily coverage of the latest in news, multimedia, and analysis throughout the world of combat sports. Today we bring you a spectacular knockout via Titan FC, Chael Sonnen's latest rip on Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones fighting back from the Steven Seagal hype train.

- UFC 135 featured some great fights and some lackluster ones. But somewhere in-between fell Mark Hunt's bizarre, zombified main card bout with Ben Rothwell. The heavyweight tussle has polarized fans since Saturday, and MMA Nation's Jonathan Snowden and Bloody Elbow's Fraser Coffeen took up both sides of the issue.

- It's not often a fighter voices a positive opinion about losing. Though, I guess it's even less often that a champion successfully defends his belt four times straight. UFC bantamweight king Dominick Cruz explained his side of the story and why losing made him into the champion is his today. 

Brian Hemminger of MMA Mania sat down with UFC on Versus headliner, and potential UFC bantamweight champion, Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson as he gears up for Saturday night.

- As we head towards the sixth iteration of the UFC on Versus, David Castillo breaks down the top seven fights in the series' thrilling history.

- Not breaking news, but Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva don't really get along. So it wasn't surprising when the middleweight contender wasn't too sympathetic at Silva's latest injury. 

- There was a lot going on this weekend in the world of mixed martial arts, even if UFC 135 hogged the spotlight. Head Kick Legend broke down what you may have missed in the fuzzy afterglow of Jon Jones' domination.

- Steven Seagal has been making the front pages of MMA websites for odd reasons lately, but this time Jon Jones put a stop to it. +1 for the youngster.

- MMA Nation's Jonathan Snowden ignited a fascinating debate on Saturday night when he declared Jon Jones the best fighter in the world. Head Kick Legend's Anthony Pace politely disagreed with the assertion

KJ Gould of Bloody Elbow brings us this gem from Saturday's ADCC tournament. "Leo Viera scoring an Ippon Seoinage against Enricco Coco in the opening round of the Mens -99kg ADCC category."

- Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen has joined the latest in the long line of (minor) celebrities training MMA.

- Finally, a nugget from Saturday's Titan FC show. Down two rounds to zero, Andrew Whitney came out of nowhere to crush Laramie Shaffer with this spectacular flying knee knockout.