- a month ago
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UFC President Dana White has often proclaimed that he's a big Chael Sonnen fan, but after failing two recent drug tests for four separate banned substances, he decided enough was enough. "The American Gangster," one of MMA's most polarizing figures, was fired from his job as a UFC/FOX Sports analyst on Monday after failing a random drug test for EPO and human growth hormone (HGH), per UFC.com. White decided to further explain the decision during an appearance on FOX Sports 1 last night, transcri read news >>
- a month ago
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The UFC president spoke on Fox Sports 1 about the decision to fire the fighter and announcer that he had openly speculated could take his place just last month.
Here's what UFC bossman Dana White said on some UFC related show on Fox Sports 1 tonight about firing announcer Chael Sonnen -- who was pulled off Saturday's UFC 175 card after failing a urine test for banned substances, then retired as an MMA fighter and was fired as an announcer Monday after it was revealed a blood test caught ANOTHER read news >>
You think being UFC President is easy? THINK AGAIN!
Perhaps Chael Sonnen's biggest ally and champion, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White, had remained silent on his shocking "termination" after outright bombing a pre-fight out-of-competition drug test.
Sonnen initially claimed the two banned substances detected in his system, Anastrozole and human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), were prescribed to treat fertility issues. And he had no apologies for doing what needed to be do read news >>
After he failed two random drug tests in a one-month span, the UFC and Fox severed ties completely with Chael Sonnen on Monday. read news >>
Former WEC Light heavyweight champion and UFC middleweight contender Brian Stann has made it clear where he stands on the Chael Sonnen situation. The criticism levelled at Chael Sonnen in the wake of his second failed drug test of 2014 just keeps on going.
As if being forced into retirement, fired from his roles as an analyst for FOX and suffering widespread criticism from media and fans alike, one of Sonnen's co-analysts Brian Stann tweeted the below today: Adversity reveals true character, if read news >>
- 2 months ago
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Henderson came out firing in the fourth. He rushed in on Khabilov and landed a hard shot that stunned Rustam, putting him down on the mat.
Henderson was in perfect position to jump his opponent's back and lock in a rear-naked choke. Khabilov offered little resistance, tapping almost immediately.
BEN HENDERSON DEFEATS RUSTAM KHABILOV VIA SUBMISSION
For more on "Henderson vs. Khabilov" click here, and for complete UFC Fight Night 42 results click here. read news >>
- 2 months ago
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Firing a preemptive strike leading up to his June 17 hearing before the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Vitor Belfort on Friday released a statement and a link to his Feb. 7 drug test results. read news >>
- 2 months ago
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- 4 months ago
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Jones was firing the jab early. Teixeira was going to the body.
Glover was letting his hands go but he was consistently coming up short or missing too high or wide. If the accuracy was there, maybe things would have been different but it wasn't.
They tied up against the fence and it was mostly a stalemate until they broke and Glover landed a hard uppercut. In the center, "Bones" went back to throwing elbows before clinching again, where he pushed his foe against the fence and threw knees.
All th read news >>
- 5 months ago
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Gracie Barra Ivrine's Chris Pizzo spoke to Jiu Jitsu Style Magazine about the firing of multiple time world Champion Otavio Sousa. Today Chris Pizzo, head of the Gracie Barra Headquarters Academy, released a statement to Jiu Jitsu Style Magazine to writer for Jiu Jitsu Style and BE contributor Can "Slideyfoot" Sönmez concerning his firing of defending, back-to-back world champion Otavio Sousa from his coaching position at the Gracie Barra Headquarters school in Irvine, California.
Sousa broke th read news >>
- a year ago
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UFC president Dana White, following Thursday's UFC 157 press conference, explained the recent Jon Fitch firing, but warned "the blood has not all been spilled yet." read news >>