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Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp says that she has no reason to believe that Cris Cyborg is not drug-free. Cristiane Justino, better known as Cris Cyborg, defends her Invicta featherweight title against Charmaine Tweet this weekend at their event in LA. Cyborg is best-known for her run in Strikeforce where she beat Gina Carano, and the constant talk about a possible bout with Ronda Rousey if she could get down to 135 pounds. One of the biggest moments in her career wasn't so positive though - read news >>

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Arguably the biggest event in Invicta FC history takes place Friday night in Los Angeles. The card will air live on Fight Pass and is taking place nearly in conjunction with UFC 184, which is one day later in the same city. The UFC is even helping to promote Invicta FC 11. It is a pivotal week for the all-women's MMA organization and much of it is hinging on featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino in the main event against Charmaine Tweet. Justino is Invicta's biggest star, but she also is read news >>

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"I would love to hear an argument for why I shouldn't do steroids. Say I'm a young kid and I ask my dad, 'Dad, why shouldn't I take steroids?' Can I say, 'Well, you'll never be world champ.' That's not true. Anderson Silva's world champ. 'Well, you'll never fight for a title.' That's not true. Chael Sonnen tested positive, fought for a title. 'Well, you'll never be The Ultimate Fighter coach.' Nope, Chael Sonnen, Anderson Silva. 'Well, you'll never be a main event.' No, not true. Alistair Overee read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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According to Brendan Schaub, "there's just no reason everyone shouldn't take steroids" in the UFC. Brendan Schaub spoke about the large amount of fighters failing drug tests as of late. According to the UFC heavyweight, the current system in place just isn't enough to convince people to stop looking for an edge. He spoke about it on 'The fighter and the kid' podcast, saying there's just no reason not to take performance enhancing drugs in the UFC (Transcription by MMA Fighting): "Listen, I would read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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"Nice guys finish last." UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub took the 'steroids in MMA' discussion in a different direction this week on his podcast. Rather than contend with the '80 percent' of fighters using PEDs, Schaub questioned why it shouldn't be 100. "Listen, I would love to hear an argument for why I shouldn't do steroids," Schaub said. "Give me one. Let's say I take steroids and test positive. Say I'm a young kid [getting to the UFC] and I ask my dad, 'Dad, why shouldn't I take steroids?' C read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Chael Sonnen shared a possible reason on why Anderson Silva failed his drug test. Chael Sonnen, who has fought Anderson Silva twice, has now shared an interesting theory on a possible reason on why the former middleweight champ failed his UFC 183 drug test. The American Gangster spoke about on social media as he shared this specific tweet: Don't rule out a potential "contact high" that he could have gotten from fighting me. I had more juice than JAMBA. — Chael Sonnen (@sonnench) February 9, 2015 read news >>

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Still need a reason to watch Rico Verhoeven vs Errol Zimmerman at Glory 19? How's this: part of the lineal Heavyweight crown is on the line. Get the details here. Fraser here, welcoming you to the latest installment in our ongoing series documenting the lineal title history in kickboxing. Thanks for reading - we hope you enjoy the series, and that you tune in to Spike tonight for Glory 19 and a lineal title fight. Take it away Matt! Hello there lineal title fans! As promised, we are back for Par read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Why did John Lineker rub his belly to apparently taunt opponent Ian McCall at Saturday’s UFC 183 event? It was all due to a fat baby, the Brazilian said.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Dave Herman has been released from jail, but the events of the last few days still have him emotional. The former UFC and Bellator MMA fighter was hit with a taser and arrested following a dispute with police outside his car at an Indiana gas station early Tuesday morning. Herman was arraigned Wednesday and released on $7,500 bail later that night. His pre-trial hearing will be in March. The heavyweight competitor, who last fought for Titan FC, is facing three felony charges and a misdemeanor. H read news >>

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Georgi Karakhanyan last appeared in Bellator back in 2011, and the reason he returns nearly four years later, at least in his mind, is because of what happened that night in Concho, Oklahoma. That was the night Karakhanyan got TKO’d by Patricio Freire at Bellator 37 in the featherweight tournament quarterfinal. In his five years of competing in cage fights to that point, he’d never been stopped before.Three years later, he says it’s all for the better. In his segment during "In Focus," the 29-ye read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Todd Duffee sees a very simple reason for facing higher-ranked fighters moving forward: Reebok.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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One Diaz problem after another is reason enough to drive any man up the wall, including UFC President Dana White. Nate Diaz, who is scheduled to fight Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on Fox 13, missed weight by four pounds at Friday’s official weigh-ins. This came after he no-showed for the event’s open workouts on Wednesday. While a win for dos Anjos could mean a shot at lightweight gold, Diaz will likely face longer odds of getting back into the title picture, according to White in an interview with F read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"She's the former Invicta champ for a reason. Hats off to her, she's really good. It just wasn't my night tonight but I'll get better from this just like last time. I'm just gonna take a minute to take everything in. It was my UFC debut and there was a lot of pressure going into this. I just know that I'm a contender for a reason. I just gotta get back and get stronger and climb my way back to the top." TJ Dillashaw was knocked out in The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 14 Finale back in late 2011, and n read news >>

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Former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar, CM Punk, is now a UFC fighter (more on that here). Even though company president Dana White is "skeptical" that Punk, 36, can find success inside the Octagon, he agreed to give him a shot as early as 2015. It's now or never! We watched Punk talk about his decision briefly last night (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014) at UFC 181 with Joe Rogan (watch it here), but now we get an extensive 20-minute interview courtesy of Ariel Helwani, who caught up with the read news >>

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