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Before Cris "Cyborg" Justino can step into the cage to fight Charmaine Tweet on Feb. 27, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif., she must first prove to California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) that she is free of all performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). That's according to MMA Fighting, which got word from CSAC officials that "Cyborg" won't be issued her license to compete until the urine sample she provided this morning (Thurs., Feb. 11, 2015) comes back negative when the results are returned on or ar read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Cris Cyborg must pass a random drug test before being allowed to compete at Invicta FC 11. California State Athletic Commission executive director Andy Foster told MMAFighting.com that Cris "Cyborg" Justino was given a urine test Thursday morning as part of her process to get licensed to compete in the state. Foster expects the results to come back on or around Feb. 24. Justino's main event bout against Charmaine Tweet is scheduled for Feb. 27 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Justino, 29 read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Nick Diaz no-showed UFC 183 open workouts. He also almost didn't make the actual fight. Diaz was not licensed to compete against Anderson Silva on Saturday night until the week of the fight, MMAFighting.com has learned. Diaz was not able to provide a clean drug sample to the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) until "days before" the bout, his coach Cesar Gracie said. NAC executive Bob Bennett confirmed the information Wednesday. Diaz then tested positive for marijuana metabolites in a post-fight d read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A new UFC welterweight champion was crowned last weekend. The first UFC strawweight champ was crowned Friday night. A murderer's row of heavyweights is lined up for UFC on FOX 13 Saturday night. And still I got more questions on CM Punk than anything else. So let's jump right into things. All things CM Punk @Steven1CR my question: Are you getting enough cm punk related questions? Yeah, and I don't mind. I knew the UFC had scored a PR win the morning after UFC 181. By mid-morning, my phone and my read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Vitor Belfort discusses getting licensed to fight at UFC 181 fight against Chris Weidman. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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"The Phenom" is back. Two days after being granted a licensed by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) and announcing his title fight with UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman on Dec. 8, Vitor Belfort posted a video on his Instagram page showing how pumped he is for his return to Las Vegas at UFC 181 after three knockout finishes in Brazil in 2013. "I have in my hands the approved license by the Nevada Athletic Commission," Belfort wrote after his meeting with the athletic commission. "My jour read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Vitor Belfort may be down to his last strike, but the Nevada State Athletic Commission is still giving him good pitches to hit. There were very few curve balls thrown Belfort’s way on Wednesday, as Fox Sports' Marc Raimondi reported that the NSAC granted him a conditional license to fight Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title in Las Vegas on Dec. 6. As a result, Belfort will serve a de facto nine-month suspension for failing a surprise drug test back in February and will face increased co read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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UFC is putting all of its eggs in one Brazilian basket. Actually, Vitor Belfort is Plan B, so if that fails, there is no fight. That's according to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White (video), who is still trying to pick up the pieces for light heavyweight middleweight company man Chael Sonnen. "The American Gangster" was left without an opponent after Wanderlei Silva decided to play hide-and-seek with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). And even though he's been r read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Vitor Belfort's fight with Chael Sonnen will not be at light heavyweight after all. That is, if he can get licensed. For those wondering about the possibility of Vitor Belfort taking consecutive fights at light heavyweight to secure a middleweight title shot ... wonder no more. At the UFC Fight Night Berlin scrum, White confirmed that Belfort vs. Chael Sonnen will be contested at middleweight and a title shot will be on the line only for Belfort, per Ariel Helwani's tweet: White also confirmed t read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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The former UFC champ thinks he will be able to get a license to fight again in Nevada although his wife won't let him answer any questions about the results of his surprise Nevada drug test. Vitor Belfort, who fought Anderson Silva for the UFC Middleweight title in Las Vegas back in 2011 is confident he'll be licensed again in that state despite their ban on testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) and the unreleased results of a surprise drug test he was administered in Nevada in February. At the read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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UFC middleweight title contender Vitor Belfort is confident he'll get approved to fight by the Nevada State Athletic Commission... but he's not ready to reveal results of a surprise drug test. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Dan Henderson and Chael Sonnen were Tuesday licensed to compete in the post-testosterone replacement therapy Nevada. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – Former training partners and UFC fighters Chael Sonnen and Dan Henderson were green-lighted by Nevada’s athletic commission for upcoming fights.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort is getting anxious for his crack at championship gold, but he has a long road ahead of him before that happens, according to UFC President Dana White. At the UFC 172 post-fight media scrum, White explained that despite the fact that The Phenom was asking for Lyoto Machida's crack at Chris Weidman earlier in the week, the request is completely unrealistic since he's a long way from getting licensed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, per Guilherme Cru read news >>

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