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  • 8 days ago
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The moment the signing of Phillip Brooks (CM Punk) was announced, I suddenly had a new appreciation for Conor McGregor. I might not have agreed that he should get the next shot at Jose Aldo, but at least he has a true MMA background and is a proven competitor. I have nothing against Brooks for wanting to test himself in real competition. In fact, I find that highly admirable. If any rancor about his signing exists, it should be leveled at the UFC decision-makers, not Brooks. We all get why Brook read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Anderson Silva says there are 'a lot of homosexuals in mixed martial arts,' but that doesn't bother him in the least. If one were to be honest, the sport of mixed martial arts doesn't have a fantastic track record when it comes to dealing with the LGBT community. Homophobic slurs are still common in MMA (I don't remember the last time a Michael Bisping fight didn't involve him throwing out a slur) and the treatment of the situation usually involves lame "it doesn't mean that when I use it" excus read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Anthony Pettis was suspended for six months by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) following his UFC 181 title defense against Strikeforce import Gilbert Melendez (watch it again here). That's because "Showtime" was flagged for a potential hand injury after strangling "El Nino" in "Sin City," which got the mixed martial arts (MMA) universe all squirrely. Likely because Pettis has a history of being hurt and missing significant time read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Anthony Pettis still can't seem to shake the only opponent separating him from superstardom: his own body. Following a masterful defense of his lightweight title at UFC 181, Pettis may now be on the shelf for up to six months, pending the results of an X-ray exam on his left hand, which he apparently injured during the fight. The news comes via the Nevada Athletic Commission, which released all UFC 181 injury suspensions on Monday. The suspensions were initially reported by MMAFighting.com. If t read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – There’s a fine line in sports, particularly the combat variety, between being real and making excuses. Just ask Travis Browne.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: The champions and stars will do just fine, but it’s the rank-and-file fighters who may be getting the short end. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: The champions and stars will do just fine, but it’s the rank-and-file fighters who may be getting the short end. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Tito Ortiz picked up a hefty fine for his post-fight behavior at Bellator 131, but he should have no trouble paying up. Filed under: News read news >>

  • a month ago
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Tito Ortiz was assessed a fine for his unsportsmanlike behavior following his win over Stephan Bonnar. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Well, that's a relief. Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Roan Carneiro was able to beat three men in one night en route to capturing the BattleGrounds MMA welterweight tournament last month in Tulsa, Oklahoma, capturing a $50,000 prize for his impressive feat. But his celebration didn't last long. That's because the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission (OSAC) fined the Brazilian 30-percent of his purse -- which in this case added up to a whopping $15,000 -- for being late for his physical. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Welterweight MMA veteran Roan Carneiro will soon receive $14,900 check from the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission, one month after it withheld 30 percent of his $50,000 purse for showing up late to a pre-fight physical.Filed under: News read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC fighter Robert Drysdale had his official punishment handed down from Nevada following his failed drug test at The Ultimate Fighter Finale. Robert Drysdale has had a rocky start to his career with the UFC, first failing a drug test for an out of competition drug test that returned a testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratio of 19.4:1 (the Nevada limit is 4:1) and then failing a drug test after his Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale drug test for a similar ratio failure. The Nevada State Athletic Commissi read news >>

  • a month ago
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Welterweight MMA veteran Roan Carneiro thinks his troubles with the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission will be resolved – despite a hefty $15,000 fine following a brilliant showing in a recent single-night tournament. Filed under: Featured Videos, MMAjunkie (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Felipe Arantes has had conversations about where he fights, and he’s had people try to convince him that it might be better for his career to branch out and fight outside of his Brazil home. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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