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The head of an influential regulatory body is endorsing the UFC’s plan to bulk up its anti-doping efforts, and his colleague is calling on member commissions to honor the results of drug tests funded by the promotion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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The UFC's press conference discussing its plans to overhaul its drug-testing procedures is the talk of the MMA universe right now, and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre definitely seems to like what he's hearing. Rush took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the new developments: Very happy to learn about the UFC announcing a new comprehensive random PED testing. — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) February 18, 2015 Clearly a big step in the right direction for our sport. — G read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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More than a few dramatic promises were made on Wednesday in Las Vegas. If they all come true, the date will go down as the biggest leap forward to clean up mixed martial arts in the sport's history. At a special press conference to discuss the rash of recent PED failures in the UFC, promotion officials outlined a drastic new drug testing program that, when implemented on July 1, will see all 500+ fighters on the roster subjected to random, year-round, out-of-competition drug testing, along with read news >>

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LAS VEGAS—The Ultimate Fighting Championship today announced plans for sweeping changes to its overall drug-testing program that could change the face of mixed martial arts as we know it, including punishments that could potentially be far more severe than what currently exist. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, president Dana White and counsel Lawrence Epstein took the stage in a ballroom at the Red Rock Casino resort to announce the changes, which were spurred on by a recent spate of high-profile test read news >>

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Much like his bosses at the UFC, Jon Jones’ new sponsor, Reebok, is standing behind him, issuing a statement of support. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – The UFC has scrapped its recently announced plans for an in-house and year-round drug-testing program for its fighters.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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See how the world of social media reacted to Tuesday’s big announcement of a UFC partnership with Reebok on a uniform deal starting next summer.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The future of sponsorships in mixed martial arts dramatically shifted on Tuesday, as the UFC and Reebok announced a landmark six-year deal which will effectively replace in-cage fighter sponsors with a uniform provided by Reebok. Whether this shift will ultimately be a positive or negative net gain on fighters' wallets remains to be seen -- specifics of the new tiered payout system are, as this point, foggy -- but there's no underselling the significance UFC's decision here. Check out reactions read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A long-rumored UFC uniform program, now officially known as the UFC’s “athlete outfitting policy,” is finally a reality.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC announced on Tuesday the finalization of a landmark six-year partnership with Reebok, a deal which could dramatically shift the role of sponsorships in mixed martial arts. Beginning the week of July 6, 2015, the UFC will institute a sweeping new uniform program which will effectively replace all in-cage fighter sponsorships with kits produced exclusively by Reebok. "We look at this as Reebok and the UFC are essentially changing the sports landscape once again," said UFC CEO and co-owner read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Spike TV will look to capitalize on Eddie Alvarez’s UFC debut by counter-programming against it. Taking a page out of the UFC's playbook, Spike TV is planning on counter-programming the upcoming UFC 178 pay-per-view event with a 90-minute special on Eddie Alvarez. Spike TV announced the news in a press release on Monday afternoon. The special is titled "Eddie Alvarez: Free on Spike" and will showcase the most memorable of his bouts: his 2011 ‘Fight of the Year' candidate title loss to Michael Ch read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Shortly after UFC Fight Night "Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2" in Brasilia, Brazil, Nova Uniao head trainer Andre Pederneiras gave an exclusive interview to Sherdog.com. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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I guess Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) does care about the drug problem, after all. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is continuing its assault on the performance-enhancing drug (PED) problem that has plagued the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) over the last couple of years, and forced some fighters to call it a career, by taking matters into its own hands. According to Marc Ratner, vice president of regulatory affairs, UFC officials are currently meeting with several agencies to see read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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After eight years, Fresno State will bring back its wrestling program, marking college wrestling's most important victory to date in its fight to stay alive in the Golden State. Fresno State (California State University-Fresno) president Joseph Castro has announced that his school will reinstate its decorated NCAA Division I wrestling program. The Fresno Bee reported that Castro will finalize a time table for the teams return in the coming months "It's no longer a question of whether (wrestling read news >>

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