No. 12-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight, Michael Johnson, has not competed since taking a unanimous decision over Melvin Guillard at UFC Fight Night 37 about nine months ago. That's a long layoff for a fighter in the midst of a three-fight win streak. In fact, it will be almost one full year when "The Menace" returns to the Octagon to battle Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 61 inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, on F read news >>
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Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier could both face penalties following a fight that broke out in the MGM Grand lobby on Monday at a media event for UFC 178. Everything started with a customary staredown to promote one of the year’s biggest title fights before escalating into thrown punches, flying set pieces and a massive dog pile on the lobby floor. The carnage ended with Cormier being pulled back by security personnel and the light heavyweight champ standing in the middle of all the chaos, releasing read news >>
- 2 years ago
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The Oregon State Police and Oregon Department of Justice are investigating the longtime head of the Oregon State Athletic Commission.
The OSP issued a press release this past week that states Brad D'Arcy, who's served as the executive director of the OSAC since 2004, on June 6 was placed on paid leave as the enforcement agencies look into "conduct associated with the director's duties."
Oversight for combat sports events in the state, including next month's "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. K read news >>
- 3 years ago
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Kim Couture is healthy and fine following her fight with Sheila Bird over the weekend, but a poor call from the referee will be investigated by the Calgary Commission. Read More >> read news >>
- 4 years ago
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The police department in Austin, Texas, is investigating a video
circulating the Internet of a man alleged to be Roger Huerta beating up a
man who punched a woman in the head outside a nightclub.
Veneza E. Aguinaga, a Senior Police Officer in the public information
office of the Austin Police Department, today told MMAjunkie.com that no
charges or arrests have been made after she initially said the APD had
no information on the incident.
Jeff Clark, Huerta's manager, said it is defi read news >>