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For more on the numbers behind Rousey vs. Zingano, plus the other 10 bouts scheduled for the organization’s third pay-per-view of the year, check out 40 pre-fight facts about UFC 184. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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GLENDALE, Calif. -- UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey discusses her upcoming fight against Cat Zingano at UFC 184, fighter pay, Anderson Silva, steroids, and much more during her UFC 184 media day Wednesday evening. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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For the numbers behind Antonio Silva, fellow headliner Frank Mir and the remaining 20 competitors on Sunday’s UFC card, check out 50 pre-fight facts about UFC Fight Night 61.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Former UFC champion Chuck Liddell recently appeared on Fox News "Sports Court" and was grilled about the recent spate of failed drugs tests that has tainted the sport. UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell recently appeared on FOX News' Sports Court with Tamara Holder to talk about the sports recent performance enhancing drug pandemic. However, it seemed "The Iceman" was ill prepared for Holder's tough line of questioning and often seemed out of his depth. Watch above as Holder grills the former champ read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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In addition to his pre-fight testing failures, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for anabolic steroid metabolites in his Jan. 31 fight night drug test following his decision victory over Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Silva, 39, tested positive for Drostanolone metabolites in his Jan. 31 urine test -- the same anabolic steroid he previously tested positive for in a random Jan. 9 pre-fight blood test. Oxazepam and Temazepam were also found within in Silva's system in the figh read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Three main event changes won’t prevent the UFC from making its return to Broomfield, Colo., for the first time in nearly five years as UFC Fight Night 60 takes places Saturday at the 1STBank Center. Check out 60 pre-fight facts about the event.Filed under: Featured, (...) read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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The news that Anderson Silva failed a pre-fight drug test due to the anabolic steroids Drostanolone and Androstane shook MMA to its core. While the court of public opinion can be swift in its judgment, the UFC, at least for a little while, stood behind its embattled former middleweight champion. No more, it seems. The UFC announced Monday that Silva is to be pulled off The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4, which began filming February 2. He will be replaced by legendary Pride veteran Antonio Rodrigo N read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Here we go again... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) isn't the only mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion dealing with failed drug tests. MMA Junkie is reporting that Jon Fitch failed a pre-fight drug test prior to his welterweight title fight against Rousimar Palhares at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16, which went down on Dec. 13, 2014 in Sacramento, California. Fitch ultimately lost the bout in the very first round after the former UFC contender became the latest victim to "Toquinho's" tra read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Former UFC welterweight contender Jon Fitch—a previously outspoken critic of performance-enhancing drugs—is the latest high-profile MMA fighter to fail a recent drug test. The California State Athletic Commission announced the failure on Friday, and the news was first reported by Steven Marrocco of MMAJunkie.com. Fitch is reportedly facing a suspension, fine or both as a result of the test. There was no official word on the specific substance that caused the "adverse event," but according to the read news >>

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The trend of positive drug tests in mixed martial arts continues as former UFC and WSOF welterweight title contender Jon Fitch reportedly failed a pre-fight test for WSOF 16. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Jon Fitch failed a pre-fight drug test prior to his bout against Rousimar Palhares at World Series of Fighting 16. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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And the circus continues... Anderson Silva may not have wanted to tarnish his legacy, but after the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) revealed "The Spider" had tested positive for two banned substances in an out-of-competition test conducted on Jan. 9, 2015, it will be quite difficult to rectify his image. Silva tested positive for drostanolone and androstane more than three weeks out from his UFC 183 main event match against Nick Diaz on Jan. 31, 2015, and yet "The Spider" was still allow read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brass is reeling following yesterday's news that former longtime UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for two performance enhancing drugs (PED) in a pre-fight test conducted by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). The NSAC tested Silva for banned substances on Jan. 9, 2015, which was more than three weeks out from his UFC 183 main event match against Nick Diaz on Jan. 31, 2015, and yet "The Spider" was still allowed to compete at t read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Anderson Silva failed his pre-fight drug test for two types of steroids, but was still able to compete at UFC 183. It was announced Anderson Silva failed his pre-fight drug tests on the evening of Feb 3 for two types of steroids. Silva was tested on January 9th, and on January 19th, and he competed on January 31st. Why was Anderson Silva allowed to compete even after failing his January 9 test? Well according to NAC chairman Francisco Aguilar, they didn't get the test results in a timely manner, read news >>

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