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  • 3 months ago
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And the mixed martial arts (MMA) community just breathed a collective sigh of relief. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Nick Diaz, who will make a few extra trips to the hotel buffet in order to make weight for his UFC 183 main event against Anderson Silva, is not expected to have his combat sports career affected by his recent legal woes. That's according to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, who broke it down for ESPN.com: "We don't really get involved on that level other than staying i read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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More "crazy talk" from the ex-champ? Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre is enjoying life outside of mixed martial arts (MMA), and despite a few teases here and there, is probably not going to re-join the combat sports promotion anytime soon. Unless it guarantees rigorous drug testing for each of his fights (and doesn't make him look stupid). Rigorous enough to detect even the most advanced performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs), which have continued read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Let's posit something. Let's assume the UFC decides it has had enough of the performance enhancing drug (PED) issue affecting the sport or, at least, their side of the sport. They want to do something about it and address the matter once and for all. UFC management decides there's no cost too heavy, no regulation too strict, no hurdle they won't climb to have the most comprehensive anti-PED effort among modern professional sports leagues. They don't know where to turn, so they ask, 'What is curr read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Sometimes, these things happen in MMA. Wait, no they don't! Josh Koscheck-Diego Sanchez, B.J. Penn-Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva-Vitor Belfort and heck, Conor McGregor-Dennis Bermudez. The list of intense Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) staredown encounters is long, extensive and anything but distinguished. In each of those encounters, however, punches were never thrown. The stages on which they mean-mugged each other didn't crumble. And for heaven's sake, company officials weren't steamrolled, read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Cheat code is IDDQD KTFO. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Robbie Lawler will try to defeat Johny Hendricks for the vacant 170-pound title at the upcoming UFC 171: "Hendricks vs. Lawler" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on March 15, 2014 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. More on that fight here. Win or lose, Lawler moves on to star as one of the top fighters in the new EA Sports UFC video game (preview here), which took a look at his "Ruthless" abiliti read news >>

  • a year ago
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Striking coach Mike Winkeljohn speaks in code to his fighters between rounds. It's his way of keeping them on track without potentially giving opponents the upper hand. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Don't call it a dress code, but from now on, UFC fighters have to look a little spiffier for media obligations. UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson on Monday passed along word that his preferred flip-flops and shorts are a no-no moving forward. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship today applauded the House of Commons for passing Bill S-209, an Act that removes the Criminal Code prohibition on professional mixed martial arts (MMA) in Canada. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has suspended and fined Nate Diaz for his use of language in a recent tweet. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The UFC's new code of conduct, which can be read here, recently came into play when Matt Mitrione's contract was suspended following a rant about transgender fighter Fallon Fox. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Matrione's hateful comments directed toward Fallon Fox are just the tip of the UFC's iceberg of trouble. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC Chief Operating Officer Lawrence Epstein recently took part in the announcement of the UFC's new written code of conduct, and took some time to break it down. read news >>

  • a year ago
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"The Octagon is a holy place for me." – Vitor Belfort | Get into the mind of Vitor Belfort and hear his thoughts on trash talking, fans, and the thrill of the victory. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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With recent arrests including UFC champion Jon Jones, Ross Pearson and even ring girl Arianny Celeste, should the UFC consider instituting a code of conduct policy? Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email &bul read news >>

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