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  • 7 days ago
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Last week, Wanderlei Silva filed suit in District Court against the Nevada Athletic Commission seeking to overturn the lifetime ban and fine levied against him in September. read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva recently declared war on the "sons of bitches" at the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), and it appears the first battle will take place inside a District courtroom. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight smasher is seeking a reversal on his lifetime ban from mixed martial arts (MMA), after he beat feet when pee collectors raided his Las Vegas training center. Wandy later admitted to taking a diuretic, but no-showed a pair of disciplinary hearings. Fro read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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The Administrative Court in Munich, Germany ruled the current broadcast ban declared by the Bavarian State Media Authority (BLM) on UFC events as ‘illegitimate.’ read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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The Administrative Court in Munich lifted the broadcast ban on UFC events in Germany. After a near five-year ban on UFC broadcasts in Germany, the Administrative Court in Munich has annulled the ban by the Bavarian State Media Authority (BLM) on the UFC after it was deemed ‘illegitimate.' ZUFFA, the UFC's parent company, filed a lawsuit against BLM in 2010 when the ban was instated. The court ruled in the promotion's favour four years later on October 9th, 2014, as it appeared that the UFC's con read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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For the first time since March 2010, UFC events and programming will be available for viewing in Germany. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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The Bavarian State Media Authority (BLM), perhaps not as enamored as some media outlets with the rise of mixed martial arts (MMA), instituted a broadcast ban on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) programming, which was recently overturned by the Administrative Court in Munich, Germany, for being "illegitimate." From UFC Chief Global Brand Officer Garry Cook: "This verdict is a milestone for the UFC and for the many UFC fans in Germany. The court has confirmed that it was illegitimate to ban ou read news >>

  • a month ago
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Retired MMA legend Wanderlei Silva is asking the court to review his lifetime ban by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC legend Anderson Silva believes that men who fail drug tests for performance enhancing drugs should receive "no more fights." Anderson Silva, like so many fighters in the UFC middleweight division, has faced some big names who have, at some point, failed drug tests in their careers, men like Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort. The UFC legend recently was asked about his feelings on performance enhancing drugs and he didn't hold back. Aside from repeatedly stressing that drug cheats were not only read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Was the NSAC’s lifetime ban of Wanderlei Silva too harsh or just right? Find out what Tim Kennedy, Demetrious Johnson, Cody Gibson and Kevin Lee think inside. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC president Dana White reacts to Wanderlei Silva being banned for life by the Nevada Athletic Commission, saying he didn't see a lifetime ban coming. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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This week’s Twitter Mailbag answers reader questions on all things UFC 178, but also finds time to address the other big news of the week in the wild world of MMA.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Why is Wanderlei Silva being treated like Ray Rice or Adrian Peterson? That's what Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan wanted to know on his official podcast, slamming Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) for its "unreasonable" punishment for "The Axe Murderer" at this week's disciplinary hearing. Transcribed by MMA Fighting: "I just think the penalty is way over the top. It's one thing if you want to tell the guy he's suspended for a year. Pretend as if you caugh read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Count UFC commentator Joe Rogan among those upset over Wanderlei Silva's lifetime ban handed down by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday. In addition to the ban, Silva was fined $70,000 (35 percent of his purse) for evading a random drug test in Las Vegas prior to a scheduled bout with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175. "I just think the penalty is way over the top," Rogan explained Wednesday. "It's one thing if you want to tell the guy he's suspended for a year. Pretend as if you caught him for usi read news >>

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