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ALBUQUERQUE, NM -- For a guy who failed to make it past the opening round on The Ultimate Fighter 14, Myles Jury has acclimated himself mighty well in the UFC. At just 26 years old, the streaking lightweight prospect has racked up a perfect 6-0 record over increasingly tougher opposition ever since his show run ended against Al Iaquinta in 2012, ultimately vaulting his name into the division's top-10 and earning a crack against one of the division's top contenders, Donald Cerrone, in the co-main read news >>

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PHOENIX -- Drew Dober talks about the retirement of opponent Jamie Varner at UFC on FOX 13, feeling Varner relax after a failed lateral drop, wanting to be patient, not being the crowd favorite in his hometown, and more. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Japanese UFC prospect Michinori Tanaka failed his post-fight drug test after taking over-the-counter allergy meds. Michinori Tanaka fought a fellow star from the Asian circuit in Kyung Ho Kang last September, it was a thrilling bout that stole the show that event. Unfortunately for the Japanese prospect, not only did he lose a close split decision that handed him the first loss of his career, a regrettable decision to take over-the-counter allergy medication prior have now cost him his $50,000 b read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday announced that bantamweight Michinori Tanaka failed a drug test for two banned substances prior to his bout against Kyung Ho Kang at UFC Fight Night “Hunt vs. Nelson” in September. read news >>

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UFC bantamweight Michinori Tanaka has been issued a nine-month suspension after testing positive for two banned substances in a pre-fight urine test prior to his split decision loss against Kyung Ho Kang at UFC Fight Night 52, promotion officials announced on Tuesday. Tanaka, 24, tested positive for ephedrine and pseudoephedrine, both of which are stimulants commonly found in over-the-counter medication but are banned by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) guidelines. "Accepting the accuracy of the read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC flyweight top contender, Ian McCall details the hours leading up to withdrawing from his co-main event bout, and his thoughts on John Linekar trying to leapfrog him to a title shot. Having to withdraw from a fight is never a fun experience for a fighter. They miss opportunities to improve their ranking, earn their fight purse, performance bonuses and increase their fan presence. It's an emotional blow that combines anger, frustration and guilt into one messy package. When you have to withdra read news >>

  • a month ago
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"A few very nice officers came and spoke to me while I was on suicide watch, made me realize a few things, mostly that I called it quits too early. Never in my life have I been a quitter, and I know that my perseverance is the main quality which makes me appealing to fans ... and I'll be the first to say that I bitched out way too prematurely. I'm sorry to all of my loved ones and supporters, this order has just been hell on me. Everything was going so well and this shit just blindsided me." -- read news >>

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With a nightmare weekend behind him, and 30 hours of travel to think about everything that took place, Ian McCall could boil down the health scare that caused him to drop out of his UFC Fight Night 56 co-main event against Ian McCall to a simple premise. "Once I weakened my immune system with my weight cut, my body completely failed me," the flyweight contender from Orange County said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. A blood infection had slowed down McCall during his training in the leadup read news >>

  • a month ago
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Suspensions and fines have been doled out for the 4 men who failed their drug tests at Bellator 127. Following Bellator 127, a relatively large amount of fighters failed their post-fight drug tests as 4 fighters from the card tested positive for banned substances. Punishments for Rob Emerson, Keith Berry, Nick Moghaddam, and Fernando Gonzalez have since been laid out, and MMAWeekly has the numbers: Berry and Moghaddam both tested positive for marijuana and an elevated testosterone-to-epitestoste read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jim Hettes failed to topple The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 14 runner-up, Dennis Bermudez, his last time out, getting pounded out in round three at UFC 171 back in March 2014. "The Kid," however, will get a roundabout opportunity for redemption when he collides with TUF 14 winner, Diego Brandao, in a Featherweight scrap planned for UFC 183, which will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Jan. 31, 2015. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made the announcement earlier this evening on its official webs read news >>

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The four Bellator 127 fighters that failed their post-fight drug tests were handed their punishment by the California State Athletic Commission on Tuesday. read news >>

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The California State Athletic Commission has issued fines and suspensions to the four Bellator MMA fighters who failed drug tests following Bellator 127 on Oct. 3. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The California State Athletic Commission revealed that four fighters on the Bellator 127 fight card tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. In a surprising turn of events, four fighters on the Bellator 127 fight card tested positive for various performance enhancing drugs and have been handed accompanying suspensions. The most notable of these fighters is veteran Rob Emerson, who tested positive for the prescription drug Provigil (Modafinil), which has been banned by the World Anti-Dopi read news >>

  • a month ago
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Four fighters from Bellator 127 have failed their post-fight drug tests. read news >>

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