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  • 6 days ago
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Joe Walsh of the IAC says "there will be no further investigation" of the incident that saw UFC veteran Josh Neer batter internet heckler Patrick Martin. The Iowa Athletic Commission launched an investigation of a gym brawl between UFC and Bellator veteran Josh Neer and aspiring fighter Patrick Martin earlier this week after a video surfaced showing Neer elbowing Martin and then apparently kicking the downed man in the face. Now TMZ is reporting that the investigation is over. They spoke to IAC read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Josh Neer could pay dearly for attempting to take “justice” into his own hands. In what appeared to be a more sinister reincarnation of MTV’s Bully Beatdown, the former UFC and Bellator fighter posted a video of himself on Monday, “sparring” with an individual after an online dispute. According to Neer, per BloodyElbow.com, the individual, who has now been identified as Patrick Martin, was online heckling MMA fighters. After ignoring a total of 10 messages, Neer finally grew tired of the incessa read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC welterweight Matt Brown has been accused of assaulting his now former coach. According to Brown's former Brazilian jiu-jitsu coach Rodrigo Botti, he and the fighter were allegedly involved in an argument that turned violent. In police reports released to MMA Fighting, Botti was named the victim of a Feb. 3 simple assault that took place at the Ohio Combat Club in Columbus, Ohio, which Brown and Botti co-own together. Brown was not named in the police report. A spokesperson for the Hilliard D read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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An investigation into NY State assembly speaker Sheldon Silver could be a major win for the UFC. Back in 2013 this article was written about the state of MMA in New York, it was titled "MMA in New York? Not until assembly speaker Sheldon Silver is gone." In short, the article alleges that Silver's power in the New York State Assembly is such that he's been able to work at the behest of the Las Vegas Culinary Union to block any attempts to get a bill legalizing MMA passed, despite general support read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A recently published investigation into the death of a Roufusport kickboxer has led to several of the camp's former members making their own statements against Duke Roufus and his coaching staff. More details have come out surrounding Roufusport kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr., who collapsed on the canvas and died hours after making his debut appearance at Duke Roufus' American Fighting Championship promotion back in March. The Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal published an in-depth investigation on Munson read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A recently published investigation into the death of a Roufusport kickboxer has led to several of the camp's former members making their own statements against Duke Roufus and his coaching staff. More details have come out surrounding Roufusport kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr., who collapsed on the canvas and died hours after making his debut appearance at Duke Roufus' American Fighting Championship promotion back in March. The Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal published an in-depth investigation on Munson read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The domestic abuse case against Thiago Silva withered after he was granted bail in a Florida court, a new document shows.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Yes, the same Dustin Holyko who was fired from the promotion for neo-Nazi tattoos and a lengthy rap sheet. This really happened. Dustin Holyko was shit-canned by World Series of Fighting (WSOF) after news broke (via Bloody Elbow) that the 28-year-old welterweight, whose "Prelims" bout made the NBC telecast, was using his body as a propaganda billboard, featuring several prominent neo-Nazi tattoos. Not that it helped him against Neiman Gracie, who subbed Holyko at the WSOF 11 mixed martial arts ( read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Following Bloody Elbow's report of sex abuse allegations against Victory Church and pastor Paul Burress, featured in the MMA documentary Fight Church, an official police investigation has been opened. Earlier this month, Bloody Elbow reported on a series of allegations of sex abuse at Victory Church in Rochester, New York. Victory and head pastor Paul Burress were featured in the very well received documentary about Christian mixed martial arts, Fight Church. While Victory Church representatives read news >>

  • a year ago
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An investigation is underway into the home invasion of a New Mexico-based MMA fighter that left one man dead, and prosecutors will decide before the end of the month whether he faces criminal charges.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie read news >>

  • a year ago
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A day after handing Nate Diaz an indefinite suspension pending an investigation, the UFC has come up with its terms for the recent lightweight title challenger following a derogatory tweet. Diaz has been suspended for 90 days and fined $20,000. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Nate Diaz on Thursday was suspended by UFC officials for his use of a homophobic slur on Twitter. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Swedish MMA Federation's medical committee stands by its decision not to clear Alexander Gustafsson for this past weekend's UFC on FUEL TV 9 headliner. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione's contract has been suspended pending an investigation into his "breach of contract" rant about transgender fighter Fallon Fox. read news >>

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