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MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Carla Esparza and Jessica Eye. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

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Dan Moret heads into Friday's RFA 24 fight with Bobby Moffet with one eye on the promotion's featherweight championship. read news >>

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Although a lot of people are wondering whether Ronda Rousey can be beaten, UFC President Dana White said there’s no shortage of women willing to try. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Ronda Rousey continued her reign of dominance at UFC 184 with a swift submission finish over Cat Zingano. That may be underselling the finish. It was 14 seconds long, an incredible performance. A fight like that may scare away some challengers, but in the women's bantamweight division, two are still clamoring for a championship opportunity with the most dominant fighter in the UFC today. Their names are Bethe Correia and Jessica Eye. Both women were in Los Angeles for the event. Eye was doing se read news >>

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An unintentional eye poke from Kid Yamamoto led to his UFC 184 fight with Roman Salazar being declared a No Contest. Kid Yamamoto's return to the UFC didn't go quite according to plan. The Japanese legend faced off with Roman Salazar on the preliminary card of UFC 184, and was looking decent over the first few minutes of the fight. But an accidental eye poke ended up stopping the action in the second round, and the bout was declared a No Contest. Both men actually poked each other in the eye in read news >>

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Going into his UFC 184 fight against Roman Salazar at Staples Center, there were many questions about whether legendary Japanese fighter Norfiumi "Kid" Yamamoto still had it. After their bout in Los Angeles, the questions still remain. Salazar, of Scottsdale, Ariz., was ruled unable to continue after taking a brutal double eye poke which was ruled incidental. Referee John McCarthy ruled the bout a no-contest at 2:37 of the round. The bantamweight duo engaged in a back-and-forth first round fille read news >>

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LOS ANGELES – It was not likely the way Norifumi Yamamoto wanted to come back after a layoff in excess of 1,000 days.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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LOS ANGELES -- Jake Ellenberger talks about his UFC 184 fight against Josh Koscheck, his last loss, the state of his career, the mental side of the game, and much more. read news >>

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Poke and choke FTW! Urijah Faber earned his second straight victory in Dec. 2014, submitting Francisco Rivera in round two of their bantamweight bout at UFC 181. But, it wasn't without controversy. Moments before sinking in a fight-ending bulldog choke, "The California Kid" accidentally poked Rivera's right eye (see it), causing him to visibly wince in pain and discomfort. A few seconds later, the fight was over. During today's (Feb. 17, 2015) hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) read news >>

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The outcome of the UFC 181 fight between Urijah Faber and Francisco Rivera will not be changed, even though Faber admitted there was an accidental eye poke. read news >>

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Sorry, Francisco Rivera: The Nevada State Athletic Commission will not be changing the result of your UFC 181 submission loss to Urijah Faber.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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January was a banner month for the UFC with four successful major events. It should have been one of the best months in promotion history. Instead, what people will most remember is that two of the UFC's biggest stars -- and best pound-for-pound fighters of all time -- both failed drug tests. The news of Jon Jones' positive test for cocaine metabolites hit Jan. 6, three days after Jones defeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 182. Anderson Silva's failed test results for anabolic steroids came out three read news >>

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In his recent podcast, UFC commentator Joe Rogan explains that UFC president Dana White has a solution for the continuing eye-poke problem in the sport: simply deduct a point from fighters for every poke. The UFC's open-hand gloves have many benefits, especially for the grappling part of the game. But they do have one big drawback: the risk of poking an opponents eye is very high. We have seen it time and time again, a fighter waving his hands in his opponent's face to distract him or to defend read news >>

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Kenny Florian spoke about two of the greatest fighters in the history of the sport failing drug tests, and the UFC vet says 'it's just embarrassing'. Former UFC contender Kenny Florian, along with Daniel Cormier, was at Fox Sports and they discussed two of the greatest MMA fighters of all time both failing their random drug tests just weeks apart. Jon Jones of course failed his test because of cocaine, while Silva tested positive for anabolic steroids. Here's what Florian had to say about the tw read news >>

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