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Leonardo Leite claimed the Legacy FC middleweight title and is now a two-division champ, but his latest victory came with a heaping scoop of controversy.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

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According to a report, Anderson Silva failed an additional UFC 183 drug test. Looks like the PED controversy isn't over yet for the Spider. According to MMA Junkie, Anderson Silva has failed an additional drug test related to his UFC 183 bout against Nick Diaz. Silva initially failed his January 9 test, while he passed another pre-fight screening on January 19 for HGH and other performance enhancing drugs. Not much details were included in the report, including the date or substances he tested p read news >>

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Now, it's just one less contender in front of "Red King's" road to the title. You can't say Rory MacDonald isn't game. After hearing that his bout against Hector Lombard had been scratched from the UFC 186 event on April 25, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, after it was discovered "Showeather" had been popped for steroids for his previous fight, Rory was still ready to compete. That's according to his head trainer and leader of TriStar Gym, Firas Zahabi, who told MMA Junkie that his star pupil read news >>

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Lyman Good despises when fights end in uncertainty. That’s why he’s so bothered his November CFFC welterweight title bout with Jonavin Webb was ruled a no-contest.Filed under: News read news >>

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Usually after a big show, the follow-up questions, unless there is a big controversy, regard what happens next with the show's headliners, particularly when it's a show like UFC 183 that got almost entirely good reviews. If you're a fan of action, the highlight of the show was the middle, as it's very rare to have four matches in a row that bring it like Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann, Thiago Alves vs. Jordan Mein, Thales Leites vs. Tim Boetsch and Al Iaquinta vs. Joe Lauzon. All four would have go read news >>

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Before Anthony Johnson stopped Alexander Gustfasson with vicious ground and pound last Saturday, he rattled him with an overhand right. Now a video shows that he also hit him with a stunning headbutt. When Anthony Johnson finished Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC on FOX 14, he finished him with a bang. A crushing right hand by "Rumble" sent the Swedish superstar to the canvas, and it took only a few more seconds (and punches) until referee Marc Goddard had to step in for the save. S read news >>

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We all get old. It’s OK. It’s part of life. That’s pretty much all life is: A march from youth to old age, and a bunch of stuff happens in the interim. For a select collection of athletes, a portion of that stuff involves prizefighting in a cage for the joy of fans and the profit of promoters. Dan Henderson is one of those athletes. He’s also old. Saturday night at UFC on FOX 14, Henderson was stopped early in the first round by Gegard Mousasi. The fans didn’t like it, booing raucously. Joe Roga read news >>

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Controversy reigned, but Gegard Mousasi still walked away with a TKO-stoppage victory over Dan Henderson at UFC on FOX 14 on Saturday night in Sweden. read news >>

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There may be more controversy headed Jon Jones' way. The story of fame and money attracting people and those people attracting problems is not a new story. For every story of incredible success and wealth there invariably seems to be a seedy side, reports of trouble. MMA has been no different, it's stars no more averse to the potential problems that wealth and fame can bring. The latest of those is, of course, Jon Jones, who's recently failed out of competition drug test for cocaine prompted a t read news >>

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Controversy, as always, is swirling around Jon Jones (20-1). On Thursday, it was a hallway war of words. What it will be tomorrow, no one can say. The UFC light heavyweight champion has managed to stuff a career's worth of drama into just a few short months in the lead up to his fight Saturday with two-time Olympian Daniel Cormier, a fight that will, finally, bring one of MMA's greatest feuds to a close. The bad blood started years ago with Jones' offhand claim he could take Cormier to the mat. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A minor controversy ensued when Claudia Gadelha appeared to strike Joanna Jedrzejczyk after the final horn sounded in their UFC on Fox 13 fight. UFC president Dana White weighed in on the topic. A title shot was on the line at UFC on Fox 13 between Claudia Gadelha and Joanna Jedrzejczyk, and after a tense, back-and-forth affair, Poland's Jedrzejczyk came away the winner via split decision. However, at the end of the 3rd round, the horn sounded, the referee moved in to separate the two women from read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – There was some controversy behind it, but when Urijah Faber sees opportunity, he takes advantage.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Johny Hendricks was certain he won that fight. But despite his premature celebration inside the Octagon, "Bigg Rigg" still came up short on the judges' scorecards after a 25-minute war against then-Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre, who went AWOL after his UFC 167 title defense. See the controversial scorecards here. Hendricks, meanwhile, would regroup and take Robbie Lawler to the limit at UFC 171 back in March, in a five-round performance that was goo read news >>

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Welcome to the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat, episode 113. Seriously, it's hard to know where to start with this given the amount of topics and issues going on in the sport. I suppose first and foremost would be actual fight results. UFC 180 saw Fabricio Werdum earn a version of UFC gold, Kelvin Gastelum cement himself as a true contender and Ricardo Lamas affirm himself as a top featherweight fixture. Bellator 131 produced sensational television ratings, crowned Will Brooks as the undispute read news >>

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