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  • 3 years ago
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For the countless competitors who have a dream to reach the top of the MMA food chain - and those struggling just to make it to the big stage - training is often as much of a gamble as the act of stepping inside the cage. You can work three hard months toward the promise of a big payday and career advancement, but it can all go away in a flash with an injury. And without health insurance, a fighter is not only out of work, but stuck with a potentially massive medical bill. But that's about read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Reactions to the UFC’s new drug-testing policy were positive across the board, from fans, analysts, media and, of course, fighters. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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The UFC’s new drug-testing policy, which will go into effect in July, was welcomed with open arms by many. Count among them UFC welterweight Jake Ellenberger. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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See how the sport's top figures reacted to the shocking news that UFC legend and former middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for anabolic steroids. One month after the bombshell hit that Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his UFC 182 bout with Daniel Cormier, an even bigger story has emerged with the news that Anderson Silva tested positive for anabolic steroids. The former UFC middleweight champion and all-time great was flagged for drostanolone and andro read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC’s global-expansion efforts mean more fighters are needed for the roster. With that increase comes a debate of what truly defines a “UFC quality” competitor. Johnny Case believes he is one.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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All 24 fighters who competed at the UFC’s last show in 2014 tested clean in the drug test. The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced Wednesday that Lyoto Machida, C.B. Dollaway and the other 22 fighters were tested before the event, and four were randomly chosen and tested again after the event. All the results came back negative. The event took place at the Jose Correa Gymnasium in Barueri, Sao Paulo, on Dec. 20. In the main event, Machida made quick work of Dollaway, scoring a 6 read news >>

  • a month ago
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Turning the calendar for a new year brings countless resolutions and new motivations for people to change their lives. Filed under: News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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With the UFC’s 2014 in the books, the promotion heads into 2015 hopeful that it will have some better luck with injuries. We checked in with bunches of folks to see about a balance in training hard and not getting hurt. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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See how UFC fighters and other personalities from the industry celebrated Christmas and the holidays.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"What can a young fighter offer to his sponsors, if not the space on their shorts? To help, I am giving space on all my social media, which reaches millions of people. Show your sponsors and I will post it to my friends. That way you can offer a lot more exposure to your sponsors and even get new ones. And I want to ask the other fighters, our icons in the sport. It's the minimum we can do and for me it's a pleasure to help the next generation. I know what a fighter goes through until he can mak read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson has been extremely dominant as the UFC’s first and only flyweight champion. Since his 2012 rematch with Ian McCall, he has reigned supreme over every 125-pound fighter the UFC has put in front of him. Despite many people thinking that Johnson has essentially cleaned out the top of the flyweight division, a few worthy adversaries remain. Johnson was one of the top fighters at 135 pounds when the UFC first introduced that weight class prior to flyweight. He defeat read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Could Conor McGregor be the first European champion in the UFC’s modern era? Depends on which fellow fighters you ask.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso gate and attendance figures from Saturday night's event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Following UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski on Saturday, fighters and industry insiders reacted to Andrei Arlovski’s first-round knockout of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. read news >>

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