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'Rampage' Jackson dances to 'Gangnam Style' -- VIDEO

Psy’s viral sensation ‘Gangnam Style’ has morphed from quirky K-Pop kitsch into a global pandemic — its newest casualty is MMA champion/The A-Team actor Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. The brawler appeared on Ariel Helwani’s talk show The MMA Hour yesterday and busted out his interpretation of the Korean star’s ubiquitous dance.

“I watch the video at least twice a day,” Jackson admitted. Alas, so do the rest of us.

Check out Jackson’s valiant effort after the jump, and let us know how his performance stacks up against the recent slew of celebrity renditions.

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'Gangnam Style' breaks world record for 'most liked' YouTube video

Move over LMFAO, South Korean superstar PSY’s ”Gangnam Style” music video is the most ”liked” clip on YouTube. Who knew that horse-trotting moves could land you a Guinness World Record?

With 2,265,499 likes as of press time, Guinness World Record reports that “Gangnam” has trumped the former most liked video, LMFAO’s ”Party Rock Anthem” (1,574,963 likes), as well as Justin Bieber’s ”Baby” (1,327,147 likes) and Adele’s ”Rolling In The Deep” (1,245,641 likes). The video was posted on July 15 and has since eared PSY, whose real name is Park Jae-Sang, a number one hit on iTunes as well as appearances on the VMAs, Today, Ellen, and Saturday Night Live.

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Even North Korea can't resist 'Gangnam Style'

North Korea and South Korea have been divided since World War II. But even these opposing nations — which are technically still at war, since they never signed a formal peace treaty — can unite over one thing: Their love of “Gangnam Style.”

Well, sort of. CNN writes that a North Korean government website now features a video that pokes fun at South Korean presidential candidate Park Geun-hye. The clip begins with an image of Park’s face Photoshopped onto the body of a figure doing rapper Psy’s signature horse-riding dance. The picture is followed by a mocking photo montage set to a jaunty big band tune.  READ FULL STORY

'Today' crew gets down, 'Gangnam Style' -- VIDEO

Congratulations, Britney — you’re officially a trend-setter! Just three days after the X Factor‘s new judge learned how to groove  Gangnam Style, Korean sensation Psy stopped by Today to give the show’s anchors a dance lesson of their own. Soon, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, Natalie Morales, and even Meet the Press‘s dignified David Gregory were wearing shades and busting a move onstage — a sight that ought to make the world’s GIF creators awfully happy. Check it out, and don’t be afraid to dance along at home:

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YouTube sensation Psy teaches Britney Spears 'Gangnam Style' -- VIDEO

Even a hitmaker like Britney Spears isn’t immune to the wacky allure of Psy’s “Gangnam Style.” Spears is on record as a fan of the Korean star’s catchy tune and sick dance moves — something that Ellen DeGeneres didn’t miss when the new X Factor judge visited Ellen yesterday afternoon. (Side note: Remember when Ellen was an American Idol judge?)

Soon enough, the host pulled out Psy himself, who proceeded to teach Ellen and Britney how to Dougie the finer points of Gangnam Style. The main takeaway: “Dress classy, and dance cheesy.” Done and done!

By gamely dancing along, Spears proved that she still knows how to move — even in five-inch heels. Check her out:

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