Claudia Gadelha could be one win away from a title fight if she beats undefeated Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC on FOX 13 on Dec. 13, and the Nova Uniao fighter would be closer to her dream after almost destroying her own life 10 years ago. Gadelha, a jiu-jitsu champion who made her transition to MMA in 2008, told Tatame magazine that competing in sports helped her beat drug addiction when she was 15 years old. "That was when I started using drugs. I did everything: using (cocaine), smoking marijuana read news >>
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Watch UFC champion Ronda Rousey detail her love for Pokemon. read news >>
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Fresh off another Emmy win for his outstanding Parts Unknown series, Anthony Bourdain continues to be a man with more irons in the fire than most ambitious men and women are capable of tending. To say that he is driven would be a gross understatement. The last time I spoke with this wonder of time bending, he had just started training at Renzo Gracie's Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Academy and was preparing for the Christmas holiday feast. Just eight months later he's put another stripe on his BJJ... Cont read news >>
Lauren Murphy almost destroyed her life and fighting career due to her addiction, but a stint as a wildland firefighter got her life back on track. It also got her a spot on Saturday’s UFC card.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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Clay Guida's excitement is infectious. Heading into his 45th career fight against Tatsuya Kawajiri at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi April 11, Guida remains as enthusiastic and energetic as ever. Despite countless wars inside the UFC Octagon and hundreds of tiresome, energy-sapping training sessions under his belt, Guida is amped and ready to roll. "Fighting guys with names like Kawajiri fires me up and gets me excited to get in there and compete," Guida told Bleacher Report. "If you can't get read news >>
Former WEC Welterweight Champion Karo Parisyan talks about UFC, Bellator, on Rick Hawn loss, addiction to pain killers, Judo and more.
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Sons of Anarchy star Theo Rossi admits what was once a casual interest in MMA has turned into a full blown obsession in what has become his new favorite sport. read news >>
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Karo Parisyan was not addicted to painkillers.
That's according to the veteran fighter, who recently re-signed with the UFC after he failed a drug test and pulled out of a subsequent fight, which prompted his release from the organization in 2009.
On this past Friday's new episode of "Inside MMA" on HDNet, Parisyan said mis-communication is to blame for the failed test and that there's no truth to rumors of an addiction.
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