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Let's blog it out as Ari Gold, Johnny Drama and the crew from HBO's "Entourage" return for the eighth and final season. Victory!

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Mark La Monica

I write in too many blogs to create individual profiles for each. So, whether you get roped into my musings on pop culture, "Entourage," mixed martial arts or the NFL, here are some things you should know about me:

1) No one's meatballs are as good as your mother's. It's undebatable.

2) "The Godfather III" and "Rocky V" get a bum rap. They're not nearly as bad as people make them out to be.

3) Randy "Macho Man" Savage is the forgotten man when it comes to old-school pro wrestling discussions.

4) If YouTube stopped existing, it would create quite a problem for us. How would we waste time at work? Where would all the things we push off until later go?

5) The hug in the ocean between Rocky and Apollo in "Rocky III" makes absolutely no sense, but it's impossible to change the channel when it comes on.

6) MTV doesn't need to play more videos, just create more channels that play videos.

7) Just chill to the next episode.

8) When is someone going to create a garlic-scented cologne? Or perhaps a hand cream of some sort?

9) ADA Jack McCoy would kick ADA Ben Stone's patoot any day in court, but Paul Robinette would smoke Jamey Ross, Abby Carmichael, Claire Kincaid, Danielle Borgia and Connie Rubirosa.

10) I nearly dumped a girlfriend who thought my clapping in 1995 when Don Mattingly finally reached the playoffs was "childish."

11) Lauren Conrad. I'm just saying.

12) Yo Mona Lisa, could I get a date on Friday? And if you're busy, I wouldn't mind taking Saturday-ay-ay, ay-ay-ay.

13) What's up, guy?

14) Victory!

15) Seeing Red Sox fans wretch at the mention of Wade Boggs on the horse in the Yankee Stadium is almost as funny as the episode of "Cheers" when Sam Malone and the rest of them "pantsed Wade Boggs."

16) I believe that after your favorite player retires or gets traded or signs elsewhere, there needs to be a one-year grace period before carefully selecting your next favorite player.

17) Swedish Fish, Mountain Dew make the world go round. Duct tape is a close third.

18) Twitter is the worst invention in history. Wait, how many characters was that?

Aljamain Sterling added to UFC card in Australia

Uniondale's Aljamain Sterling during a training session at
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Uniondale's Aljamain Sterling during a training session at Ray Longo and Chris Weidman's Power MMA in Garden City. Sterling makes his UFC debut at UFC 170 on Feb. 22, 2014, in Las Vegas.(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

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Aljamain Sterling beat his last opponent in July via technical knockout coming by way of strikes in the third round. The stoppage of Hugo Viana capped a near flawless display of mixed martial arts from the Uniondale fighter.

After the win, his second in the UFC, Sterling said: "I know I got a lot more in the tool bag."

Sterling, a Serra-Longo bantamweight fighter, will get another opportunity to display his skill set Nov. 7. The undefeated Sterling (10-0) will fight Frankie Saenz (9-2) Gagnon at UFC Fight Night in Sydney, Australia. Middleweights Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping headline the card.

Also fighting that night will be Sterling's Serra-Longo teammate Al Iaquinta, from Wantagh, against former "Ultimate Fighter" season winner Ross Pearson.

Sterling was first booked on the Oct. 4 card in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, against Mitch Gagnon, but he did not heal from an injury in time.

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