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Retired heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko discusses UFC President Dana White and the infamous negotiations on ‘The Island.’ Back in 2009, you would have been hard-pressed to find an MMA fan who did not want to see Fedor Emelianenko in the UFC. He was the golden goose; the fighter that presented an enigma in the shape of a Russian heavyweight fighting machine. Wherever he fought, fans tuned in, and violence ensued. Many assumed it was just a matter of time and money before Fedor was brought in read news >>

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"We're going to move a lot faster than baseball did. They are hitting a ball with a stick, who cares? You have two human beings going in to compete in combat sports and if one is using performance enhancing drugs (PEDs), it's incredibly dangerous." While the hot topic in mixed martial arts (MMA) over the last few months has been performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) being at the root of one failed drug test after another, Major League Baseball (MLB) has been dealing with a major PED issue for the l read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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UFC execs Lorenzo Fertitta, Dana White, and Lawrence Epstein held a special press conference to usher in the promotion's new era of drug testing. read news >>

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Robbie Lawler will defend his UFC welterweight title against Rory MacDonald July 11 at UFC 189, according to UFC President Dana White. White announced the news Wednesday during a press conference in Las Vegas that aired live on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1. This fight against MacDonald will mark Lawler's first attempt at defending the UFC strap. He won the title at UFC 181, taking a split-decision victory over then-champion Johny Hendricks in a rematch of their UFC 171 classic, which Hendrick read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Dana, bring me everyone. Whaddaya mean everyone? EV-ERY-ONE!!!!! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is rolling out what it calls a "drug-testing call to action." UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, along with promotion president Dana White and general counsel Lawrence Epstein, addressed the mixed martial arts (MMA) media earlier today (Weds., Feb. 18, 2015) in response the recent string of failed drug tests. For the text updates and live blog click here. "The UFC will immediately advocate to all commiss read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is going to take a stand against performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) -- yet again -- after failing to get through its last three pay-per-view (PPV) events without a positive drug test (more on that mess here). That means a special media press conference today (Weds., Feb. 18, 2015) at 1 p.m. ET from inside the Red Rock Casino Resort Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada, home base for the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. To watch the live streaming video read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Watch the UFC media event news conference live stream at 1pm ET. UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and President Dana White will take art in a press conference event on Wednesday, Feb. 18, and it is expected that the topic of discussion will center on the recent string of drug test failures to occur within the promotion, and how the UFC plans on handling such cases in the future. In less than six weeks, six UFC fighters have tested positive for banned substances - four within a seven-day spa read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The UFC will hold a special UFC press event news conference Wednesday afternoon with Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta. They are expected to discuss the future handling of fighters on PEDs, weight issues, and more during the news conference that will begin at 1 p.m. ET. Check out the video above during that time. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and company president Dana White are holding a special press conference on Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and President Dana White will hold a press conference on Wednesday in Las Vegas to address 'a lot of different issues.' read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – UFC President Dana White and UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will discuss their company’s plan to address performance-enhancing drug use at a Wednesday press conference at Las Vegas’ Red Rock Casino Resort Spa.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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It's fair to say Anderson Silva's failed test prior to UFC 183 messed with all of our heads a bit. UFC President Dana White is no exception to the rule. "It screwed me up for a few days," White told MMAjunkie after Saturday's UFC Fight Night 60 event in Broomfield, Colorado. "I was messed up for a few days after that. I've been a huge Anderson Silva fan, too. But we'll talk about that on Wednesday." "Wednesday" is in reference to the UFC's planned press conference where White and UFC Chairman an read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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You have to say this for Benson Henderson: The guy knows how to dream big. In the moments after his impressive welterweight debut Saturday night—a fourth-round submission of touted prospect Brandon Thatch at UFC Fight Night 60—the former UFC lightweight champ called out one of the best welterweights alive: top contender Rory MacDonald. "I hear there's a big MacDonald up in Canada who needs a fight," Henderson told broadcaster Jon Anik in the cage after the fight. "If he wants it, I'm game." It d read news >>

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Dana White doesn't see a lot of options for his women's bantamweight champion after her next fight. It's no secret that the women's bantamweight division revolves around Ronda Rousey. She's the big star, and really the only dominant fighter of any note. So dominant, in fact, that she's never lost, or even really dropped a round to an opponent. Her last two title defenses both ended within the first two minutes of the first round, and while many expect Cat Zingano to do better than that at UFC 18 read news >>

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