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But he doesn't deny the fact that the sport does indeed have an issue to deal with. Yes, mixed martial arts (MMA) has a performance enhancing drug (PED) problem, but it isn't as bad as many say it is. That's according to Andy Foster, director for the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC), who stated on The MMA Hour that despite claims of an "epidemic" by some -- including Ultimate Fighting championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan -- his evidence doesn't support that the majority of p read news >>

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Fact: Ronda Rousey's 14-second submission at UFC 184 is the fastest finish of any kind in a UFC championship fight. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: UFCRead more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

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In the first of a multi-part series, Bloody Elbow’s analytics expert puts Fightnomics under the microscope to critique his “hidden numbers of mixed martial arts.” From almost my very first day here at Bloody Elbow, I've received requests to review the work of Fightnomics, a.k.a. Reed Kuhn. A common theme of such requests is that in an advanced stats era his work seems simplistic, and someone with the access and ability to critique it should take a closer look. That's exactly what we're going to read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger recently praised UFC brass for their new rigorous and "complicated" drug testing policy in an interview with Rick J Lee. "The Juggernaut" indicated he knows for a fact he has fought opponents taking performance enhancing drugs (PED) because they apparently told him the truth after the fight. Being the righteous man he is, Ellenberger refused to drop names, but his admission is startling nonetheless. Currently riding a t read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Tito Ortiz talks about his disappointment at the fact he will probably never have the opportunity to fight Rampage Jackson and admits that Rampage is likely to make a lot more money fighting in the UFC than he would have in Bellator, at least in the short term. When Tito Ortiz signed with Bellator, the fight most fans were clamouring for was a bout between Ortiz and another former UFC champion, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. As a draw it was the biggest fight Bellator had ever attempted to book. It read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Fact: A fighter has now tested positive for a drug in UFC 181, UFC 182 & UFC 183. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Darren RovellRead more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Despite the fact that Anderson Silva scored a win just 13 months after breaking both his left tibia and fibula, the man responsible for those injuries, UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman, evidently wasn't all that moved by the feat. Top-ranked middleweight Silva amazingly proved he's fully recovered from the gruesome injuries he suffered on a leg check from Weidman at UFC 168 by outpointing Nick Diaz in the main event at UFC 183 on Saturday. Still, Weidman, who seemed to be speaking genuinely read news >>

  • a month ago
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This, despite the fact that "Cupcake" has gone 0-2 against the bantamweight champion. Miesha Tate didn't have much luck in her first two attempts to stop the Ronda Rousey train, losing to the Judoka under the Strikeforce banner in 2012 and then again at UFC 168 the following year (highlights). But "Cupcake" seems to think she still has the best shot at dethroning the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion. Speaking to FOX Sports, Tate said a win over Sara McMann at th read news >>

  • a month ago
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Despite the fact that Alexander Gustafsson gave him his greatest challenge in his storied career, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones offered The Mauler little respect following his devastating upset loss at UFC on Fox 14 on Saturday. Just minutes after watching top-ranked light heavyweight Gustafsson get TKO'd in brutal fashion by third-ranked Anthony Johnson in the night's main event, Jones tweeted, "Not impressed Alex." Jones quickly deleted the tweet from his Twitter handle, but before he read news >>

  • a month ago
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Hey Daniel Cormier, "Mr. Wonderful" is going to show you how it's done! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is expected to crown a new light heavyweight No. 1 contender when Alexander Gustafsson collides with Anthony Johnson in the UFC on FOX 14 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for Saturday night (Jan. 24, 2015) inside the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. But let's not forget about Phil Davis. "Mr. Wonderful" faces off against Ryan Bader in the UFC on FOX 14 co-main event, and believe read news >>

  • a month ago
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BOSTON – Conor McGregor will, in fact, fight UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, but the blockbuster fight won’t take place in a seemingly obvious location. UFC President Dana White recently explained why.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Fun fact: Thales Leites has now won seven consecutive mixed martial arts (MMA) fights, four straight in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), with back-to-back knockout finishes. But can he go punch-for-punch with Tim Boetsch? We're going to find out when these two middleweight veterans collide at the upcoming UFC 183: "Silva vs. Diaz" pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada, scheduled for Jan. 31, 2014 at a venue to be named. Leites (24-4) has gone to great lengths to erase the memory of read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The fact that Conor McGregor has yet to challenge for the UFC featherweight title certainly didn't deter the silver-tongued Irishman from teasing the notion of bumping up to lightweight Saturday night. Following his prophetic win over seasoned vet Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, the surging McGregor opened up on his future plans to jump from 145 pounds to 155 during a post-fight media scrum with Damon Martin of Fox Sports. I don't like making this weight. I like fighting at lightweight. I fought at l read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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If you watched the Nevada Athletic Commission hearing on Tuesday you know that a press conference brawl does not add up to a slap on the wrist -- as some expected -- but more like a punch to the economical teeth. And also that reality is obviously fiction, and therefore "reality." At this point, the NAC hearings are the hit show of Fight Pass, the UFC’s digital streaming service for all your fights and drama. We can laugh and cry along with the cast, from the ever-forgiving grandfather figure Bi read news >>

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