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November 23,2012 UFC bantamweight Nick Denis retires, cites potential brain injuries UFC bantamweight Nick Denis has announced his MMA retirement.

The 29-year-old Canadian fighter, who made an impressive UFC debut earlier this year, made the announcement on Thursday on his personal blog.

Denis, who went 1-1 in the UFC, cited concerns over potential brain injuries.
November 23,2012 Score Fighting Series 7 weigh-in results: Mein and Petz cleared for tonight’s headliner All fighters are on weight for tonight's Score Fighting Series 7 event.

On Thursday the event's 20 fighters successfully made weight, including headliner/UFC vet Forrest Petz (170.6 pounds) and borrowed Strikeforce fighter Jordan Mein (170.4).

Score Fighting Series 7 takes place at Hamilton Place Theatre in Ontario, Canada. The main card airs live on AXS TV in the U.S. (and The Score in Canada) at 10 p.m. ET.
November 23,2012 The Sunday Junkie deadline reminder, win a free ‘Fighters Only’ subscription As a reminder, submissions for the upcoming edition of "The Sunday Junkie" are due by Sunday at 10 a.m. ET.

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November 23,2012 Twitter Mailbag: Fowlkes on superfights, bad judging and Ronda Rousey in UFC It's Thanksgiving here in the U.S., so if you find any gravy stains on this week's edition of the Twitter Mailbag, please bear with us.

In this installment of the TMB, we delve into the politics of the potential Anderson Silva-Georges St-Pierre superfight, the dimming prospects for a true women's division in the UFC, what you let yourself in for when you turn down a fight, and much more.

To ask a question of your own, open up the Twitter and find @BenFowlkesMMA. To have some knowledge kicked your way, read on.