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  • 12 days ago
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Robin van Roosmalem and Saulo Cavalari were the big winners at GLORY 18: RETURN TO GLORY in Oklahoma City on Friday night. Van Roosmalen captured the World Lightweight Championship by outworking in a thrilling five-round battle while Cavalari earned himself a shot at the World Light-Heavyweight Championship by winning the four-man Contender tournament in decisive fashion. Friday also produced a new contender for the heavyweight division as Benjamin Adegbuyi beat Hesdy Gerges to go 3-0 in GLORY. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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In the fallout of his brawl with Daniel Cormier at the MGM Grand in early August, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones lost his Nike sponsorship deal. Jones admitted as much during a disciplinary hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission in late September. But it looks like Jones may end up landing on his feet again. As reported on UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, "Bones" and his management team are in talks to form a sponsorship partner in Reebok. The report also said that he's in talks with read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Now that the UFC has officially rescinded their suspension of Cung Le, both the fighter and a UFC executive have very different things to say about it. The debacle over Cung Le's hGH test failure has been nothing short of a PR disaster. Not for the UFC, mind you, whose role in all this will be soon forgotten, but for Cung Le, who will now have to face years of people believing he's a proven steroid cheat, or, at the very least, dimly remember that he failed a drug test at some point, but not qui read news >>

  • a month ago
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This week’s Twitter Mailbag tackles the ongoing fallout from Cung Le’s drug test, plus Rory MacDonald’s impending title shot, Royce Gracie’s new job with Bellator, and much more.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Even after a week of speculation, public disputes and good, solid reporting by MMA’s best journalists, there is still a lot we don’t know about Cung Le’s positive drug test. At this point, though, the simple question of Le’s guilt or innocence has become secondary to the one thing we can say with absolute certainty: The UFC can’t continue to oversee its own drug-testing program. It needs help. Last week, the fight company self-reported that the 42-year-old Le tested positive for "an excess level read news >>

  • a month ago
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In the fallout of the BattleGround MMA eight-man tournament he won on Friday night, Roan Carneiro made it clear he thought he'd been "robbed" by the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission. The grand prize for navigating the eight-man field in a single night of competition was $50,000. Carneiro was docked 30 percent of his winnings by the OSAC -- $15,000 -- for showing up late to a mandatory physical examination. Carneiro talked to MMA Fighting about it on Saturday. "They took 30 percent of my money, read news >>

  • a month ago
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The panel discusses Cung Le testing positive for HGH, the fallout from UFC 178, this weekend's busy MMA schedule, one-night tournaments, and much more. read news >>

  • a month ago
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On this week's live episode of "The MMA Beat," the panel will discuss Cung Le testing positive for HGH, the fallout from UFC 178, this weekend's busy MMA schedule, one-night tournaments, and much more. Watch "The MMA Beat" live today at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT. Subscribe to the show on iTunes: audio | video. Soundcloud here. Music courtesy of APM Music. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Yoel Romero’s coach offers his side of the controversial ‘stoolgate’ incident. While the fallout of the controversial and bizarre UFC 178 incident between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero has been a confusing mess since the conclusion of the bout on Saturday night, it appears Romero's coach, Ricardo Liborio, is ready to brush the matter aside as one big misunderstanding. The American Top Team head coach was present in Romero's corner but was not in the cage between the second and third rounds. In his read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC 178 featured a variety of entertaining stoppages, the most bizarre of which was Yoel Romero's third round TKO win over Tim Kennedy. While the manner of Romero's stoppage was not the issue, his failure to get off the stool heading into the final frame left fans and pundits puzzled over referee John McCarthy's decision to allow the fight to continue. With Romero wasting time on the stool, Kennedy grew frustrated with the Olympian's antics and pressured the referee to step in and make a call. R read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Following Ben Askren's bizarre exchange with co-host Kenny Rice on "Inside MMA," and subsequent apology from AXS Fights CEO Andrew Simon, fellow "Inside MMA" co-host Bas Rutten took to Facebook on Tuesday to elaborate on the situation and defend Rice's decision to pull the plug on the ONE FC welterweight champ mid-interview. Check out Rutten's post below: Some people commented on my wall about the Ben Askren interview we did and I wanted to say something because I promised I would but then I tho read news >>

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