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  • 12 days ago
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If the recent flap over Jon Jones' positive drug test has taught us anything at all, it's that the system is only as good as the people running it. And right now, those people aren't doing much to inspire confidence. From the Nevada State Athletic Commission's admission that it shouldn't even have tested Jones for cocaine on Dec. 4, to the curious idea that nobody told him he'd failed until after he fought at UFC 182, to initial uncertainty over whether Carbon Isotope Ratio tests were conducted read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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The Jon Jones drug testing situation is a complete mess. It's also not done unfolding, not by a long shot. Yet, already, there are some lessons that can be learned. This list is by no means definitive or complete, but here are ten that should be considered. 1. With some exception, drug testing isn't what athletic commissions do. If you review the history of athletic commissions, their creation and use has largely been for administrative functions or to bring the force of government into previous read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Jon Jones has always been a fighter that has elicited strong emotions amongst mixed martial arts fans, and now a failed random drug test for cocaine has ignited a firestorm of fan-created media on the internet. Here is some of that output. Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites at the start of December and the news has just hit the internet. When the pound for pound best fighter in the world gets caught powdering his nose, there's bound to be an epic amount of fallout. Most of it (the read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After a weight-cutting debacle in an August title fight rematch, Renan Barao was told he would need to fight again to work his way back into the UFC’s championship graces. Now he has that matchup.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Check out video of Matt Brown missing the mark at Friday’s UFC on FOX 12 weigh-ins. Even though he missed weight, he won’t be fined after the CSAC didn’t allow him to weigh in a second time. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Last week’s Nevada State Athletic Commission meeting didn’t quite turn out to be the star-studded circus we all expected. Unfortunately, even this card was subject to change. At one point, it was thought that Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva might all appear—forced to face the music for a variety of drug-related infractions. In the end, Belfort got bumped, Sonnen attended briefly via phone and only Silva showed up in person to take his medicine (pun fully intended). Officials issu read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Majority Draw Radio is back with guest Cung Le, who will soon be fighting Michael Bisping, plus the guys talk Wanderlei Silva's implosion, TJ Dillashaw's upset, and much, much more. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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  • a year ago
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After badly missing weight for World Series of Fighting 4 this past weekend and ultimately being cut from the promotion, Lew Polley will be back in action this week – as a heavyweight. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After TUF 16 Week 7's scoring debacle, Team Carwin coach Leister Bowling doesn't think the judges that scored the fight should even be allowed to watch the sport of MMA, let alone judge it. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Following his non-fight at UFC on FX 5, Yves Edwards has received a new bout as promised by UFC President Dana White. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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SYDNEY - Count Joseph Benavidez among those captivated by the scoring debacle at Friday's UFC on FX 2 event. After knocking out Yasuhiro Urushitani and advancing to the finals of the UFC's inaugural flyweight tournament, Benavidez learned the other side of the tourney bracket was still unresolved. But as much as Benavidez wants to fight for the title and stake claim to the belt, he has no problem waiting for a rematch between Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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When Felice Herrig got a look at the opponent she was supposed to fight in 24 hours in Rockford, Ill., she knew there would be problems. It was clear the 115-pound limit she had sweat and suffered to make was not made in kind. The baggy sweats worn by said opponent couldn't hide the drained look of someone who had tapped out in the sauna. "The promoter said, 'She's a couple pounds overweight," Herrig told MMAjunkie.com Radio. "I was like, 'A couple of pounds? That girl is not a 115-pound read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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It only takes one Iron Ring to make you appreciate a Bellator. Middleweight Brian Rogers passed the quarterfinals of the promotion's season-five tournament with flying colors, knocking out Vitor O'Donnell to earn a spot in the semis opposite season-two champ Alexander Shlemenko at Saturday's Bellator 54, which takes place at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. Sure, fighting three times in three months is a daunting task, as anyone competing in the promotion can attest. But at least read news >>

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