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After a well-publicized false start to begin the year, the UFC finally showed the teeth of its proposed performance-enhancing drug-testing program on Wednesday—though it remains to be seen how much bite will follow the bark. Spurred by a recent string of high-profile test failures, company executives held a press conference televised on Fox Sports 1 to announce plans to partner with independent third-party regulators in launching year-round out-of-competition testing for all its athletes by July read news >>

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Titan FC CEO, Jeff Aronson puts rumors to rest that CBS Sports canceled their TV deal, discusses AeroFest, a week-long philanthropic festival culminating with Titan's most ambitious fight card. Titan FC has had a pretty awesome year under the helm of CEO Jeff Aronson. The promotion, once a small regional affair, has ventured all over the United States and landed a very sweet TV deal for themselves. Now, with the end of 2014 coming to a close, looking at the future and the bevvy of opportunities read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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False starts, new beginnings and redemption stories. Not every UFC card can claim the kinds of easy narratives afforded by the veterans, ex-champions and misfit toys of the sport. But UFC on Fox 13 can, and it goes down Saturday in Phoenix. Is it an awesome card? Nah. Are there big immediate title implications up and down the slate? Probably not. But does it have some really interesting storylines? Yes. That is what it has. At the top of the card, former heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos will read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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After a false start, former boxing champion Pawel Wolak is set to make his MMA debut on Dec. 5. The 33-year-old Wolak has agreed to fight on the Dec. 5 Matrix Fights 9 card in Philadelphia, according to the event's promoter Sam Caplan. Wolak hoped to make his MMA debut on the Oct. 11 Predator Fighting Championship 17 card, however, the Illinois Athletic Commission refused to license him due to concerns over his lack of experience. According to Caplan, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission h read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Somebody is looking for "Money." Undefeated boxing kingpin Floyd Mayweather Jr. was called before the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) last month to answer for charges that he was running a pugilistic sweatshop, one that consisted of putting up-and-coming boxers Hasim and Sharif Rahman through 31-minute rounds. Known by Mayweather Promotions as the "Dog House." "Money" told the commission that clips aired on Showtime's "All Access" were glamorized to help sell his pay-per-view (PPV) fight read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Some of the worst pay-per-view flops of the modern UFC era have come from fight cards headlined by featherweight, bantamweight and flyweight fighters. Is this just a mere coincidence, or do the numbers give truth to the notion that bigger really is better? Before this question can be answered, we must first get to the root of the problem. Why are fighters in the lighter weight classes being snubbed on pay-per-view buys? Whatever the case may be, it certainly isn’t from a lack of entertainment in read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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After a false start, Johnny Case is ready to begin his UFC career. Case will meet fellow lightweight Kazuki Tokudome at UFC Fight Night 52 on Sept. 20 at the Saitma Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Just days after Case agreed to fight Joe Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night 44 in June, he failed a pre-fight eye test and was pulled from the fight. The UFC then paid for him to have LASIK eye surgery and he is now good to go. A member of Alliance MMA i read news >>

  • a year ago
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After several false starts announcing the event and date for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones to defend his belt against Glover Teixeira, UFC officials hope to have finally struck gold. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Chris Weidman has made it past several hurdles en route to booking a UFC 162 fight with Anderson Silva. Now the challenger just hopes the champion will make good on his promise to step in the cage. read news >>

  • a year ago
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After turning down an opportunity to face Carlos Condit, Tarec Saffiedine has been chomping at the bit to receive a new assignment. Now that's he's got it, "Sponge" couldn't be happier. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced that a man who trains fighters for Amateur Mixed Martial Arts contests in New Jersey was sentenced on Friday for submitting false documents, including medical forms. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Veteran mixed martial artist Raphael Davis pleaded guilty to one felony count of filing a false workers’ compensation claim on Sept. 6 as part of a plea bargain struck with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office. read news >>

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