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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight smasher Wanderlei Silva recently filed suit against the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), seeking a reversal on his lifetime ban from mixed martial arts (MMA), which came in the aftermath of his refusal to be drug tested ahead of UFC 175. See how it all went down here. In response, the commission filed an answering brief in Clark County District Court, refuting the Brazilian's claims that it has no power to drug test unarmed combata read news >>

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The UFC's middleweight champion has a new management team. Chris Weidman has signed with Paradigm Sports Management for full-service representation, Weidman told MMAFighting.com. Within MMA, Paradigm represents the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping, Matt Mitrione and Tony Ferguson, among many others. "After visiting with their full staff and seeing their office in Orange County, California," Weidman stated, "it made it clear that this is a company who takes their business very seriously a read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin empathizes with Anderson Silva following his positive drug tests for PEDs. read news >>

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Retired UFC middleweight superstar, Chael Sonnen weighs in on some of the buzz-worthy topics in the community. Key points of conversation included his take on MMA in NY, Brock Lesnar, Cris Cyborg, whether Ronda Rousey could beat her bantamweight male counterparts and more. When it comes to fighter opinion and solid insight about this sport, there's one man who manages to capture attention and relay valuable gems of wisdom better than just about anybody in the MMA space, and that man is Chael Son read news >>

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Derek Brunson is on the come up in the ranks of the middleweight division. Since coming over from the now-defunct Strikeforce organization in 2012, the Wilmington, North Carolina, native has been making every fight count on the sport's biggest stage. Brunson has found victory in all but one of his five showings and steadily moved himself up the hierarchy of the UFC's 185-pound division in the process. Even in the lone setback he has suffered inside the Octagon, the Jackson-Winkeljohn-trained fig read news >>

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The No. 2-ranked GLORY middleweight is champing at the bit to get back into the GLORY ring and he thinks a fight against Joe Schilling is the one that makes the most sense. When the GLORY middleweight division gets discussed, there are two names that are always a constant: the GLORY middleweight champion, Artem Levin, and Joe Schilling. Levin will be defending his title at GLORY 21 against the winner of the GLORY 20 middleweight tournament featuring Simon Marcus, Wayne Barrett, Jason Wilnis, and read news >>

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A middleweight match-up between The Ultimate Fighter 17 finalist Uriah Hall and Rafael Natal has been added to the UFC 187 fight card. read news >>

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David Branch is going for his second World Series of Fighting belt. Fresh off his first middleweight title defense, Branch has decided to move up to 205 pounds and take on Ronny Markes as part of the promotion’s light heavyweight tournament. WSOF president Ray Sefo confirmed the match-up to MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Wednesday. Branch vs. Markes will headline WSOF 20 in Mashantucket, Connecticut, on April 10. Branch (15-3), unbeaten in five fights since joining WSOF in 2012, enters the f read news >>

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The next challenger for GLORY middleweight champion Artem ‘The Lion’ Levin will be produced by a four-man “Middleweight Contender Tournament” at GLORY 20 DUBAI on Friday, April 3. Levin, who recently formed part of Nick Diaz’s training camp for his fight with Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva, will be keeping a close eye on the tournament. Two fighters in particular have his attention, but for very different reasons. Levin (50-4-1, 33 KO's) is from Kuzbass in Siberia, Russia but moved to San Diego, Ca read news >>

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Welcome UFC middleweight Josh Samman as BloodyElbow.com's latest feature writer. BloodyElbow.com is pleased to announce that UFC middleweight Josh Samman is now officially a part of the staff and will be joining the website as a feature writer. He'll be bringing his unique inside the Octagon perspective to the site with features focusing on training, fight strategy, interviews with fellow fighters, and much more. The 26-year-old has contributed on BE numerous times, and been an active part of th read news >>

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Anderson Silva failed a couple drug tests for his UFC 183 middleweight clash with Nick Diaz, and he guarantees he has no idea why. In a video interview with TMZ, the former UFC middleweight champion claimed he doesn’t know what actually happened for him to test positive for drostanolone, androstane, oxazepam and temazepam. "I don’t know what happened. I’m surprised," "The Spider" said. "When my manager called me and said ‘Anderson, we have a problem because you go to the test for the commission read news >>

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Bellator's spring schedule will include a main event title fight between Brandon Halsey and Kendall Grove, as well as a middleweight debut for former UFC heavyweight Joey Beltran. New Bellator middleweight champion Brandon Halsey will make his first title defense on May 15th in Temecula, California. Halsey will face UFC veteran and The Ultimate Fighter season 3 winner Kendall Grove in the Bellator 137 main event. Bellator officials confirmed the bout with Sherdog over the weekend. Meanwhile, "Th read news >>

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Bellator MMA middleweight champion Brandon Halsey will look to defend his title for the first time when he meets Kendall Grove at Bellator 137.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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Bellator MMA Middleweight Champion Brandon Halsey will put his undefeated record on the line -- along with his 185-pound title -- when he takes on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) import Kendall Grove in the main event of Bellator 137, which takes place on Fri., May 15, 2015 inside Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California. "We're really looking forward to bringing another exciting world championship fight to a great sell-out crowd at Pechanga Resort & Casino this May," said Bellator read news >>

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