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  • 5 days ago
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Count Anderson Silva among those that are cutting UFC champion Jon Jones some slack, hoping that he uses his cocaine positive to make a change. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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No hard feelings! Cung Le, 42, has called it a mixed martial arts (MMA) career after nearly nine years in the sport and 12 professional matches. He issued the following statement: "After several months of thought and discussion with my wife and family we realize our future includes many things, but active competition in mixed martial arts is no longer one of them therefore I am officially announcing my retirement from active competition." Le, who defeated Frank Shamrock in March 2008 to become t read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Reebok was probably hoping its new sponsorship deal with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones, inked less than a month ago, would bring a significant amount of attention to the sports and apparel giant. Though I'd reckon this probably isn't what they had in mind. That said, the sneaker guys recognize that star athletes failing drug tests is not exactly unfamiliar ground in the world of professional sports, and will be sticking by "Bones" after the pound-fo read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the UFC have each issued a statement in the wake of reports that Jones tested positive for a cocaine metabolite during a pre-fight drug test and will enter a rehab facility. The initial news came Tuesday, when Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports first reported that Jones tested positive for the metabolite, known as benzoylecgonine, in a random drug test administered by the Nevada Athletic Commission on December 4, less than a month prior to his fight last Satu read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia was supposed to have been in the cage fighting on Saturday night, instead, he announced his retirement. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Ex-UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia retired from competition this past Saturday after being denied clearance to fight Juliano Coutinho at a Reality Fighting event in Uncasville, Conn. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Bloody Elbow’s resident economist and former antitrust practitioner clarifies the issue of career length and exclusive contracts in the UFC lawsuit. Two weeks ago, I dissected the details of the lawsuit filed against the UFC (here and here) from the perspective of someone who used to provide expert witness support in these exact types of antitrust cases. The intent was to translate the plaintiffs' legal arguments into everyday English and cover the likely ways the UFC will rebut and attack the c read news >>

  • a month ago
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PHOENIX – Derek Brunson has ruled himself ineligible for his UFC on FOX 13 bout just moments before he was set to step in the cage with Ed Herman.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS – Charles Oliveira has struggled to reach the featherweight limit in three of his last six scheduled appearances, but “Do Bronx” said he isn’t even considering a move back to lightweight, where his UFC career began.Filed under: News, UFC (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC Women’s Bantamweight contender Miesha Tate is featured on the cover of the newest issue of “Fitness Gurls Magazine. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ahead of January’s UFC on FOX 14 event and an intriguing light heavyweight headliner, the organization today headed to the host site, Stockholm’s Tele2 Arena, for a press conference and open workouts.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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For Royce Gracie, the idea of being an ambassador to the promotion rivaling the one that made him a star wasn’t sacrilege. It was a favor. Filed under: Bellator, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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When UFC President Dana White posted his latest Instagram selfie with Conor McGregor early Monday, at least he had the presence of mind to caption it, "Ready ... Set ... HATE!!!!" Apparently, White is self-aware enough to understand how all this looks from the outside. For a while there, it appeared he and Lorenzo Fertitta might be oblivious to public perception that the UFC co-owners are trying to cast McGregor as the company’s next big star, while simultaneously treating him like their new bes read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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On Tuesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission issued Wanderlei Silva a lifetime ban and fined him $70,000 for dodging a drug test prior to his UFC 175 bout against Chael Sonnen. read news >>

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