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  • 14 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 >>

  • 25 days ago
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When news came down that UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had suffered an injury while training for his next title defense, the UFC began scrambling to find a replacement to stand in against Vitor Belfort on February 28. The name that UFC president Dana White came up with was one-time light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, who has gone 3-1 since dropping to 185 pounds.White later said that Machida accepted the bout on less than a month’s notice, but that Belfort declined the offer. So read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A proposed featherweight bout between Charmaine Tweet and Faith Van Duin has been removed from the Invicta FC 10 lineup due to a “medical concern identified by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.” read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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But, Alex Davis hopes to get the fight, if Diaz manages to defeat Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13. Edson Barboza won his second straight fight inside the Octagon by outpointing Bobby Green at the UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" event at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, back on Nov. 22, 2014. Full video highlights here. It was a bout that only came together because Barboza's original opponent, Nate Diaz, turned the fight down, according to manager Alex Davis, though he provided read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC chief executive, Garry Cook discusses proposed global expansion plan for Russia. Recently, a report from Standard & Poor confirmed that UFC parent company, ZUFFA is seeing a 40% decline in their earnings for 2014. Injuries and over saturation have been the most talked about issues leading to this economic downturn for the MMA conglomerate. In a press event that took place a week ago, the entire 2015 calendar of events was rolled out, featuring a schedule just as chock full of fight cards as read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was planning to deliver a light heavyweight showdown pitting Alexander Gustafsson against Rashad Evans this January in Stockholm, Sweden, but it appears that "Suga" is no longer interested in participating. Not because he doesn't want to face "The Mauler" (he does), but rather because he's not 100-percent confident in his surgically-repaired knee when it comes to the "explosiveness" required to fight the towering Swede, according to a report from UFC Tonight. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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This proposed fight seems to be picking up some steam rather quickly. Ronaldo Souza's trainer, Josuel Distak, recently expressed his desire to see "Jacare" go toe-to-toe against Dan Henderson inside the Octagon while waiting for his middleweight title shot, which is expected to come at some point in 2015. The catch? Distak wants the fight to take place in the light heavyweight division in order for Souza to avoid a grueling and unnecessary weight cut down to 185 pounds. Thanks, but no thanks, sa read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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A proposed women's bantamweight title fight with Ronda Rousey vs. Gina Carano, which would be among the most marketable fights UFC could put together right now, is no longer a short-term possibility with Carano signing on to do two movies between now and the end of the year. It looks like the UFC is going to have to look at the current active roster for the next opponent for Ronda Rousey, as Gina Carano will be filming two movies between now and the end of the year.Carano's manager, Scott Karp, read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Chael Sonnen on Wednesday avoided a proposed Lance-Armstrong-like lifetime ban before the Nevada Athletic Commission settled on a two-year suspension. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Donald Cerrone-Khabib Nurmagomedov was a done deal for UFC 178. Then the dreaded injury bug reared its ugly head once again. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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UFC middleweight C.B. Dollaway isn’t yet at the pay grade he would like, but he’s very close. The good news is, the numbers are getting better. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Chael Sonnen is out of his proposed fight against Vitor Belfort after it was revealed he failed a random drug test. He plans to appeal the decision. Chael Sonnen failed the same random drug test in late May that led to Wanderlei Silva's removal from UFC 175, an ESPN report revealed on Tuesday, which was subsequently confirmed by MMAFighting.com. As a result, Sonnen has been removed from his tentative July 5 bout against Vitor Belfort. According to Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) executiv read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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When the possibility of the Chael Sonnen vs. Vitor Belfort fight was first announced last week, Mike Dolce braced for a difficult decision. You see, the renowned nutritionist and trainer has worked with both fighters for several years, and while his client roster includes some of the biggest names in MMA, he has rarely had to choose between sides. Thankfully for him, though, he was spared having to make what would have been be a tough decision. Since the proposed Sonnen vs. Belfort fight at UFC read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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If Chael Sonnen fights Vitor Belfort on July 5, it will be a middleweight fight after all. UFC president Dana White confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Friday that the proposed fight would be contested at 185 pounds, not 205, which is what Sonnen originally stated on Wednesday's episode of "UFC Tonight." Sonnen also said that a win over Belfort would make him the No. 1 contender in the middleweight division, however, when White was asked whether that title was on the line for both men, White wrote b read news >>

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