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Former Olympic gold medalist and UFC commentator Jeff Blatnick passed away on Wednesday following complications after having heart surgery. read news >>

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The MMA world has lost an iconic member of its past and present. Jeff Blatnick died today following complications from heart surgery, according to a report from wnyt.com. He was 55 years old. Blatnick, who won a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 1984 Summer Olympics, served as a commentator for 29 UFC events and as an MMA judge in the U.S. and Canada. read news >>

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Jeff Blatnick has died at the age of 55 due to complications from heart surgery. read news >>

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UFC Hall of Famer Dan Severn will remember friend and 1984 Greco-Roman wrestling American gold medalist Jeff Blatnick for his ability to stretch the imagination. They'd known each other since the late 1970s because Blatnick's Greco-Roman style had few practice spaces, so he sought out freestyle wrestling haunts that Severn frequented. They last saw each other Sept. 15, a few months before Blatnick's untimely death. read news >>

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Vitor Belfort has cleared the first of what is likely to be several hurdles leading up to his UFC 184 title challenge of middleweight champion Chris Weidman. read news >>

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Vitor Belfort passed the first of what is expected to be many random drug tests ahead of his upcoming UFC 184 title challenge against middleweight champion Chris Weidman, MMAFighting.com confirmed with Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) Executive Director Bob Bennett on Thursday. ESPN first reported the news. Belfort underwent a random out-of-state blood and urine screening on Nov. 1 at the request of the NAC. His results came back clean for any and all banned substances. The UFC covered testing e read news >>

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UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort has passed a random drug test administered to him by Nevada's Athletic Commission earlier this month. The leading storyline in the build-up to Chris Weidman versus Vitor Belfort is the "cleanness" of the title challenger. Belfort was pulled from his initial title fight with Weidman after he had tested for elevated levels of testosterone, marking his 2nd drug test failure in the state of Nevada. Belfort was granted a conditional license to fight in read news >>

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UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort passed a random drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in advance of his February title fight against champ Chris Weidman.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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One down, several to go. UFC 184 headliner Vitor Belfort was hit with a surprise drug test earlier this month while training in South Florida, when the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) sent collectors to his gym -- unannounced -- to collect samples of both blood and urine. Those samples have returned negative for performance-enhancing drugs. Per NSAC's Bob Bennett, @vitorbelfort has passed the blood/urine test he took on Nov. 1. UFC paid for the cost of test. @ChrisWeidmanUFC — Brett Okam read news >>

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The UFC was very busy this weekend, hosting events in Australia and Brazil. At UFC Fight Night 55, Luke Rockhold submitted Michael Bisping in the second round. It was the first time anybody forced the Englishman to tap. Then, at UFC Fight Night 56, Ovince Saint Preux stunned Mauricio Rua with a quick knockout in front of Shogun's fellow Brazilians. It was undoubtedly the biggest win Saint Preux has recorded in his 23 MMA appearances. How much did Rockhold and Saint Preux improve their positions read news >>

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Stream or download Monday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with a look back at the weekend that was in MMA.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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