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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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In October, UFC commentator Joe Rogan said he'd have 'no problem' with Rousey, or any woman for that matter, fighting a man of equal weight. Speaking with ESPN's Dan Lebatard prior to UFC 184, Rogan may have upped the ante just a bit. Asked, essentially, how bad a professional male fighter would need to be for Rousey to beat him in a fight, Rogan says she'd be middle of the pack in the UFC's bantamweight division. "There's a lot of guys her size she could beat," said Rogan. "I mean, a lot. If yo read news >>

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At 28 years of age with 26 career fights and seven UFC featherweight title defenses behind him, Jose Aldo is opening up. Usually reserved and quiet before, during and after fights, Aldo has been caught peeping out of his shell in recent months. As he noted in a recent interview with Globo's Combate (transcribed and posted by Bloody Elbow's Fernando Arbex and Zane Simon), Aldo is "getting a taste" for the pre-fight bad-mouthing, undoubtedly a response to the many verbal jabs of his next challenge read news >>

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UFC commentator Joe Rogan recently spoke about how he feels it's likely that Fedor Emelianenko took PEDs. With the news that Anderson Silva tested positive for anabolic steroids sending shockwaves around the sport it seems that no fighter is beyond the suspicion of cheating. According to longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan, even one of the sports all time greats, Fedor Emelianenko, could have been on performance enhancing drugs during his time in PRIDE FC. Rogan stated on his podcast that Emelian read news >>

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UFC commentator Joe Rogan believes there’s a strong possibility that Fedor Emelianenko, arguably the greatest heavyweight in MMA history, used performance-enhancing drugs during his undefeated run. Hardcore MMA fans remember the streak like it was yesterday. Emelianenko, the first and final Pride heavyweight champion, was the real-life version of The Undertaker in the sport’s world. Outside of a lone cut stoppage, the man anointed as “The Last Emperor” accomplished the unprecedented feat of goin read news >>

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The UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs. Mir fight card is down to eleven fights after TJ Waldburger was forced out of the event after passing out while trying to make weight. read news >>

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With nearly 40 fights in 11 years, UFC veteran Luigi Fioravanti heads into M-1 Challenge 55 enjoying the twilight of his career. read news >>

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UFC commentator Joe Rogan certainly didn't mince words detailing the promotion's recent high profile drug test failures. "The UFC and MMA in general is a steroid epidemic," Rogan said this week on his podcast. "They've started this really stringent testing and everybody is getting popped. They're just getting popped left and right. It's one of the things fighters have been saying for a long time, that everyone is on steroids, a huge percentage. Give a number 50, 60 [percent]. Whatever the f**k i read news >>

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Veteran UFC commentator Joe Rogan has never been one to mince words, especially when it comes the connection between MMA and performance-enhancing drugs.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Marlon Moraes the person and Marlon Moraes the fighter are separate entities. As a fighter, the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) bantamweight champion is an absolute killer—a monster, some might say—owning devastating striking and lethal grappling which bewilder his opponents. He's on a tear, winning his last eight fights and establishing himself as arguably the best bantamweight mixed martial artist competing outside the UFC Octagon. Where Moraes the fighter induces black eyes, fear and unconsci read news >>

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What a difference a few weeks makes. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva passed his second out-of-competition drug test, administered by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) on Jan. 19, 2015, roughly two weeks before his 185-pound showdown against Nick Diaz in the UFC 183 main event. His blood test returned negative for performance-enhancing drugs, including human growth hormone (read the full report in PDF format here). Silva failed his first test, conducted back on Jan. 9, for t read news >>

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