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  • 12 days ago
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The UFC has continued to join the mainstream sports industry through a number of large-scale moves. Its recent partnership with Reebok has created special sponsorship deals for key fighters on its roster. However, as more top-name fighters are selected, it opens up an interesting vein of conversation as to whether or not the sport of MMA is about more than fighting. According to Fox Sports, Paige VanZant has joined the ranks of UFC fighters who are signed to specialized deals with Reebok. That l read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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After previous reports suggested Anderson Silva failed additional drug testing, the Nevada Athletic Commission confirmed that Silva tested positive for drostanolone in his post-fight test. Last week's report of Anderson Silva's additional drug test failure turned out to be true. Prior to the 4 PM ET start to the Nevada Athletic Commission hearing, which includes the expected punishments for Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard, it was confirmed that Silva failed his post-fight test. MMA Junkie's read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The high of Saturday’s entertaining UFC 183 headliner between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz quickly wore off tonight when news broke both men failed drug test related to the event.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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UFC President Dana White confirmed at the post-fight press conference that top light-heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson will both be offered separate fights for their next in-cage appearance. As two of the top competitors in a noticeably shallow light-heavyweight division, many fans and pundits anticipated a potential match-up between Alexander Gustafsson and Daniel Cormier for sometime in the first half of 2015. However, during Saturday night's post-fight press conference, UFC read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Anderson Silva kind of confirmed the rumors that he got knocked out in training before UFC 183, while speaking to the media a couple days before his clash with Nick Diaz on Saturday night in Las Vegas, but nobody knew if he was serious or just trolling. "Yeah," Silva said on Thursday. "Khalil [Rountree] gave me a kick in the face. Boom." Rountree, the middleweight prospect who allegedly knocked out the former UFC middleweight champion in sparring in Los Angeles, spoke about the incident and conf read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Vitor Belfort was set to face Chris Weidman at UFC 184 on February 28th for the UFC middleweight title, but as it was reported Friday, that main event is off as Weidman has suffered an injury in training. As it turns out, the UFC attempted to fill in the missing slot by giving Vitor Belfort an interim title fight only for Belfort to decline it once he discovered the specifics of the offer. Combate was the first to report the news. "Vitor Belfort and his wife were blowing me up, asking me for an read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Vitor Belfort wants an interim UFC middleweight title shot. Or wait a minute, maybe he doesn’t. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Dana White has confirmed to Globo that he will force both John Lineker and Kelvin Gastelum to move up in weight after both failed to make weight at UFC 183. The weigh-ins for tonight's UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz PPV were something of a debacle, with both Welterweight Kelvin Gastelum and Flyweight John Lineker badly missing weight. Gastelum weighed in at 180 pounds, 10 pounds over the Welterweight limit, with Lineker in at 130, 5 pounds over the limit at Flyweight. Now, Dana White has confirmed that read news >>

  • a month ago
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ONE FC’s 2015 schedule is starting to come together with the first three cards of the year confirmed for Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Singapore. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC on Fox 14 main event between Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson was billed as a top contender's match to decide the next in line to face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. While UFC executives are often quick to renege on those promises, the UFC is being good to its word...for now, at least. UFC President Dana White took to Twitter immediately after the fight: This is a scary man!! @anthony_rumble vs jonnybones for @ufc LHW title http://t.co/XoGTpMd4ft — Dana White (@da read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC confirms 2015 events in Poland, Germany and Scotland read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta confirms current negotiations underway with Cris Cyborg for the women's bantamweight division, in hopes of a blockbuster fight with champion, Ronda Rousey. In the latest round of "Will she or won't she," ESPN recently confirmed that Cris Cyborg is in contract negotiations with the UFC. Cyborg has been inactive in mixed martial arts competition since July 2013, when she claimed the Invicta featherweight belt from former champion, Marloes Coenen. Injuries and indecision ab read news >>

  • a month ago
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ONE FC returns to Manila on April 24 with a card that will be headlined by one of the promotion’s biggest stars, as Ben Askren makes the first defense of his welterweight title. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Not all drug testing news is bad these days, as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort recently passed three random drug tests ahead of his UFC 184 title fight opposite Chris Weidman, scheduled for the UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) main event on Feb. 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. "Both him and his wife have been extremely cooperative, polite, professional and friendly throughout this process," Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Executive Director read news >>

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