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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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UFC president Dana White didn't foresee the Nevada Athletic Commission issuing a lifetime ban to Wanderlei Silva. But he knew the troubled former champion was in for some sort of major punishment, simply because Silva evaded a drug test and the commission was likely to send a message. "I didn't see a lifetime ban coming, but probably the worst thing you can do is run from a drug test. You can't run from a drug test," White told UFC.com Wednesday. Tuesday, NAC handed down a lifetime ban and a $70 read news >>

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Recently retired MMA fighter Wanderlei Silva is starting a war against the UFC, and he’s going after the promotion’s low fighter pay. Banned for live and fined $70,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday for running from a random drug test earlier this year, the former PRIDE champion criticizes promoters that "never get slapped in the face and want to show off more than the athletes." "The money paid to the athletes is very few. How much does (the promotions) make? How much they generat read news >>

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Daniel Cormier spoke to the Nevada Athletic Commission about his involvement in a brawl with Jon Jones at the MGM Hotel & Casino during a press event. read news >>

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Jon Jones spoke to the Nevada Athletic Commission, apologizing for his involvement in a brawl with Daniel Cormier at the MGM Hotel & Casino during a press event. read news >>

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Daniel Cormier discusses the punishment for his media day brawl with UFC champ Jon Jones. read news >>

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If you watched the Nevada Athletic Commission hearing on Tuesday you know that a press conference brawl does not add up to a slap on the wrist -- as some expected -- but more like a punch to the economical teeth. And also that reality is obviously fiction, and therefore "reality." At this point, the NAC hearings are the hit show of Fight Pass, the UFC’s digital streaming service for all your fights and drama. We can laugh and cry along with the cast, from the ever-forgiving grandfather figure Bi read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Daniel Cormier discusses the punishment for his media day brawl with UFC champ Jon Jones. read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission issued Wanderlei Silva a $70,000 fine and a lifetime ban, but the Brazilian veteran doesn’t sound impressed. Following the NAC hearing, the former PRIDE champion reacted to the news on Twitter. "Those who are trying to take me down, come get it," Silva wrote. "War is just beginning, sons of b-----s." "They will see that we’re the ones who run this s—t, bunch of playboys." MMAFighting.com contacted Silva for a comment on his lifetime ban and fine, but the Brazilian read news >>

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. had a very simple message for those who have issues with what they might see on his Showtime “All Access” Series: read news >>

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UFC middleweight Kevin Casey has been suspended for one year and fined $5,600 following a positive drug test at UFC 175. read news >>

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