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  • a year ago
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UFC 153 fighter Fabio Maldonado confirms post-fight bonus, even in losing effort. Says it never happened during his boxing tenure. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Five fighters, including main-card light-heavyweight opponents Glover Teixeira and Fabio Maldonado, were issued medical suspensions of up to 180 days following this past weekend's UFC 153 event. UFC 153 took place Oct. 13 at Rio de Janeiro's HSBC Arena. With the lack of an athletic commission to govern the event, UFC officials took the role of overseeing the fight card. They recently released the suspensions to the Association of Boxing Commissions. read news >>

  • a year ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Despite suffering his third-straight UFC loss, Fabio Maldonado will fight again in the octagon. At Saturday night's post-UFC 153 press conference, UFC President Dana White said the 32-year-old Brazilian will not be released from his contract. "If we cut that guy, we deserve to be beat with a stick," White said. read news >>

  • a year ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - At times, the light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Fabio Maldonado resembled the brutality of an old-school vale tudo fight, and in the birthplace of MMA no less. But eventually, the violence Teixeira visited on Maldonado prompted the referee to intercede in the interest of mercy, giving prospect Teixeira his hardest-fought win in the octagon. The light heavyweight bout was part of the main card of Saturday's UFC 153 event at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Fabio Maldonado heads into his UFC 153 bout with Glover Teixeira with a powerful motivator in his corner, his late father. read news >>

  • a year ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Fabio Maldonado is just 32 years old, which is rather youthful in most industries. But when you punch people in the face for a living, time no longer is on your side. That's why Maldonado, who still aspires to hold a UFC title someday, stepped up and took what so many others wouldn't: a UFC 153 bout with fast-rising light-heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC Brazilian reporter Paula Sack interviews Anderson Silva, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, and Fabio Maldonado at the UFC 153 media day in Rio. read news >>

  • a year ago
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If the UFC is looking for volunteers, Brazilian striker Fabio Maldonado is standing with his hand in the air. The 32-year-old Maldonado said he's ready and willing to face countryman Glover Teixieira in the co-main event of next month's UFC 153 event - a bout that was supposed to feature Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. Maldonado and his manager, Alex Davis, told MMAjunkie.com they're more than willing to step into the fight on four weeks' notice. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After losing opponent Thiago Silva to a rescheduling, light heavyweight Igor Pokrajac now will fight replacement Fabio Maldonado at May's UFC on FUEL TV 3 event. Maldonado recently announced the fight. UFC on FUEL TV 3 takes play May 15 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., and features a No. 1 contender's bout between featherweights Dustin Poirier and Chan Sung Jung. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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After losing to Cathal Pendred and UFC Fight Night: Dublin, Mike King has also tested positive for anabolic steroids, leading to his release from the promotion. He came very close to finishing Cathal Pendred numerous times at UFC Fight Night: Dublin, but not only was Mike King not able to win his bout, he also failed his drug test. The TUF vet tested positive for an anabolic steroid in Nandrolone, and as punishment, he forfeits his $50,000 bonus and has been subsequently released from the promot read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A very busy UFC Saturday ended with Stipe Miocic thrashing Fabio Maldonado in the Brazilian's home country. The UFC also held an event in Berlin, Germany over the weekend. In all, 22 UFC bouts were contested on Saturday, with Gegard Mousasi submitting Mark Munoz in the final matchup on the European fight card. Despite so many fighters competing over the weekend, only a handful of ranked competitors stepped into the Octagon. Still, there were changes to be made in multiple UFC divisions. With the read news >>

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