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It seems not even Joe Lauzon, a multi-year MMA veteran, can hold a candle to his seven-month old son Joey, who decided to swing for the fences and take cancer down faster than expected. If you think Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Joe Lauzon -- who has countless stoppage victories and a number of "Fight Night" awards under his belt -- is a tough guy, you should meet his seven-month old son Joey. Born on Jan. 12, 2014 in Weymouth, Mass., with stage-four neuroblastoma -- read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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And even has his own hashtag #babylauzon. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Joe Lauzon is a fighter. So too, is his fourth-month-old son Joey, who was born back on Jan. 12 in Weymouth, Mass., with stage-four neuroblastoma. The result was a tumor "the size of an adult fist" pushing against his spine, which led to immediate chemotherapy. Joey's mom, Katelyn Silva, talks to Children's Hospital blog: "Having a baby is tough. Having a baby with cancer is tougher. We were upset about th read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Well, at least he's no longer lactating. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Antonio Silva has decided to drop his lawsuit against the doctor responsible for shooting him with testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), which resulted in a failed drug test at UFC Fight Night 33 (details). Probably because Dr. Marcio Tannure -- medical director for the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) -- is now on the ZUFFA payroll, according to the former EliteXC heavyweight champion. And fili read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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It’s a long way before he gets cleared to fight again, but Antonio Silva already eyes a date for his return to the Octagon. "Bigfoot" tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone after an epic five-round war with Mark Hunt in Brisbane, Australia, in December, and his suspension ends in September. Silva, who turns 35 on Sept. 14, wants to fight at the UFC Fight Night card planned for Brasilia, Brazil, on Sept. 13. "I will be cleared to fight in September, and there’s a show planned for Sep read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Even Nick Diaz was smiling (really). 19-year-old Jake Stoneking is stricken with medulloblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer. While his family has him on medication in an effort to prolong his life, there is no guarantee he'll make it another three months, an unfortunate reality after the cancer spread to his spinal cord. So, with such a short amount of time to make the most of life, Jake has created a bucket list. And smack dab at number two was a trip to a live UFC event. Once news of Stoneki read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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On Tuesday, ABC News published a story about Jake Stoneking, a 19-year-old battling medulloblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer. The story was about the bucket list Stoneking put together after he found out last month that his cancer, which stretches from his brain to the bottom of his spinal cord, was back and this time incurable. According to his father, Todd Stoneking, doctors initially told them he has three months to live, but there's a chance two experimental chemotherapy drugs could exte read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Jake Stoneking, a 19-year-old teen with a rare form of brain cancer named medulloblastoma, wanted to see a live UFC event before passing on, and it looks like UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta is going to help him cross that item off his bucket list. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Canadian welterweight Ryan Dickson, a 24-year-old cancer survivor, has replaces and injured Ryan Chiappe and now meets Marcus Vinicius at next month’s “World Series of Fighting 7: Karakhanyan vs. Palmer” event.Filed under: News, World Series of Fighting (...) read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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RFA President Ed Soares on Tuesday announced that in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, RFA is foregoing its traditional red and black logo and will take it pink. read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and organizations across the country are going pink to mark the campaign, including Bellator MMA, which will have its fighters donning pink-inspired Everlast gloves. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Stefan Struve battled in the Octagon at UFC on Fuel TV 5 on Saturday night, while his father is waging a much more difficult fight outside of the Octagon. read news >>

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