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  • 19 days ago
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January was one of the best months in UFC history. The company scored two monster pay-per-view buy rates, strong ratings for UFC on FOX 14 as well as Conor McGregor's win over Dennis Siver. Yet, a number of positive drug tests tainted some of the celebrations. Arguably perhaps the most high-profile positive test for performance-enhancing drug use came when it was revealed former UFC middleweight champion and all-time great Anderson Silva tested positive for two steroids in an out-of-competition, read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans underwent a second knee surgery in January and will be sidelined for another 6 to 7 months. Remember when that UFC Fight Night 61 main event between Rashad Evans and Glover Teixeira got scrapped in January with Teixeira citing a knee injury? Well, looks like the Brazilian wasn't the only one having problems with his knee. As MMAFighting.com reports, Rashad Evans underwent another surgery on his previously repaired anterior cruciate ligament (ACL read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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UFC Fight Night 60 continues the UFC's 2015 campaign after a four-event January to open the year. Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson competed at UFC Fight Night 59 and makes a quick turnaround to replace the injured Stephen Thompson against Brandon Thatch. This will be Henderson's first fight at 170 pounds. Thatch burst onto the UFC scene with back-to-back wins and will headline his first card. Also in action, featherweights Max Holloway and Cole Miller co-main event the card in Br read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Anderson Silva wasn't just tested on January 9th, he was tested again on the 19th and now those results are in. It sounds like whatever was in Anderson Silva's system was no longer traceable by fight time. Or, at least, no by January 19th, when the NAC conducted another round of pre-fight testing. The results of those tests have finally come back from the lab, and unlike the Jan. 9th batch, these appear to be clean for the former UFC middleweight champion. MMAFighting reported the official resul read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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January was a banner month for the UFC with four successful major events. It should have been one of the best months in promotion history. Instead, what people will most remember is that two of the UFC's biggest stars -- and best pound-for-pound fighters of all time -- both failed drug tests. The news of Jon Jones' positive test for cocaine metabolites hit Jan. 6, three days after Jones defeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 182. Anderson Silva's failed test results for anabolic steroids came out three read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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The month of January was absolutely jam-packed with exciting Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events, and while there was a fair share of scandal, there was also a ton of intriguing storylines to take away from the first month of 2015. Arguably the most enticing storyline was the birth of a new light heavyweight title match-up, as UFC champion Jon Jones will attempt to defend his title this coming May against former UFC welterweight, Anthony Johnson. "Rumble" earned a crack at "Bones" by kno read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie takes a look at the best fights from January. Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and the winner of MMAjunkie’s “Fight of the Month” award for January.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Robbing Peter to pay Paul: You can probably relate. Most of us have done it at some point in our lives, particularly over the past decade or so as times have been as tough as ever for most people around the world. It’s so prominent in our daily lives that it has its own definition at Urban Dictionary: To take something from one source and use it towards another. Many folks believe that this metaphor has its origin in 16th-century England, when part of the estate of Saint Peter's Cathedral in Wes read news >>

  • a month ago
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The New Year may have brought forth a rash of injuries and failed drug tests, but by the time January said goodbye it left fight fans wanting more. January featured memorable returns, budding superstars and exciting title fights. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones and former middleweight champion Anderson "The Spider" Silva withstood battles against gritty foes. No. 1 contenders emerged as vocal Irishman Conor McGregor and knockout artist Anthony "Rumble" Johnson continued their as read news >>

  • a month ago
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With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie takes a look at January’s best knockouts. Here are the five nominees and the winner of MMAjunkie’s “Knockout of the Month” award.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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From Yahoo Sports: After a miserable 2014, MMA's flagship promotion is setting records early this year. read news >>

  • a month ago
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From Yahoo Sports: After a miserable 2014, MMA's flagship promotion is setting records early this year. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC 183 is set for Saturday, January 31. The pay-per-view event features a middleweight contest between mixed martial arts icons Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. For Silva, the match is his first since suffering an ugly leg injury back in December 2013. Diaz has been out of the Octagon even longer, having last competed in March 2013. The UFC 183 co-main event is a welterweight tussle between contender Tyron Woodley and rising star Kelvin Gastelum. Though the outcome remains meaningful, Gastelum's f read news >>

  • a month ago
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It never fails. Nines time out of 10, I won't get done with Fightweets until sometime late Friday afternoon or early evening. That one other time, I'll get it done extra early. And on those rare occasions, all hell breaks loose once the story's been inputted into our content system. Such was the case this week. I got Fightweets into the system by noon local time. By the end of the afternoon, the MMA Gods had enacted their vengeance after snoozing through most of January. So it's time for a late- read news >>

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