Lazy Link Dump: “Aesthetics and Soul” edition

  • UFC 139 featured an epic battle between MMA legends Dan Henderson and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua. Check here for the full card results. [MMA Mania]
  • Gracie Breakdown tackles all the impressive groundwork seen at UFC 139. [GracieBreakdown]
  • UFC parent company Zuffa is suing to overturn New York’s ban on live MMA bouts. Let’s get it on. [The Wall Street Journal]
  • How broken is the big business of food? Broken enough that congress is considering official vegetable status for pizza. [The New York Times]
  • New research is creating a clearer picture of what happens to our insides when we don’t eat vegetables. (The real ones. Not pizza.) [Mother Jones]
  • After losing his last four title fights, is Urijah Faber overrated? Brett Okamoto argues that the 32-year-old California Kid is actually the exact opposite. In fact, he’s getting better with age. [ESPN]
  • Nidar Singh, a 44-year-old former factory worker, may be the last living master of an ancient Sikh martial art called shastar vidya. He’s on a full-time search for a worthy successor. [BBC]

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