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LOS ANGELES -- Ronda Rousey talks about the recent Josh Neer incident, who she wants to fight next, Cris Cyborg, and why Gina Carano means so much to her. read news >>

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Despite recent weight cutting troubles, the former welterweight champion will not be working with the UFC's diet guru for his upcoming fight against "The Immortal" Matt Brown. Proper diet, nutrition, and training are hot button issues in MMA. This is a young sport and there's still a lot of experimenting going on, as to what makes for the perfect fight camp. Unlike more rigorously controlled (and unionized) sports, there's not a lot of oversight as to how camps are run and what rules guys need t read news >>

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"I took some time off. It was an easy solution. Close friends and training partners tell me the four guys I fought are highly ranked and tough. But I took time off and addressed some things to be a better athlete and be at my full capability. I have the same motivation as I did in the beginning. I want to compete. I love to fight. The lifestyle makes me who I am. The accomplishments that come with it are just a result of doing what I love to do. But I'm not doing it for records. It's the lifesty read news >>

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Despite the shroud that currently envelops the UFC, one created by the recent barrage of failed drug tests by high-profile athletes, there are those who rise above and excel in all aspects of the fight game. From becoming champion to assisting in mainstreaming the UFC to heavily advocating for a clean sport and serving as a role model for the younger generation, Ronda Rousey, Anthony Pettis and Georges St-Pierre represent phenomenal examples of those superstars who are game-changers and ideal am read news >>

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In the wake of an alarming string of recent drug-test failures by high-profile fighters, the UFC announced a major overhaul of its testing program on Wednesday. During a Las Vegas press conference, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, president Dana White, and COO Laurence Esptein laid out the changes in UFC parent company Zuffa's testing policy. All fighters on the roster -- approximately 585 or so on any given week -- will be subjected to random, year-round, out-of-competition testing. The new policy wil read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Some of the most heartwarming MMA stories in recent years have been the life-changing effects a post-fight bonus can make to a UFC fighter. From Pat Barry suddenly receiving $120,000 after subsisting on rice and ketchup to Diego Brandao buying his mother a house after scoring two extra checks for his shocking submission victory over Dennis Bermudez, there are a whole lot of smiles that can be had with the UFC's post-fight bonus system. Unfortunately, rags-to-riches stories seem to happen far les read news >>

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Why did Benson Henderson agree to take a step up from 155 pounds to 170 to fight Brandon Thatch and how hard did the loss to Donald Cerrone hit him? read news >>

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Mark your calendars ... While Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White seems to have limited his scrums and always-informative interviews with mixed martial arts (MMA) media, he'll soon step out of the shadows to address the recent outbreak of failed drug tests. According to a report from "UFC Tonight" (via Sherdog), White -- along with UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta -- will hold a special press conference on Feb. 18, 2015, to address the alarming issue that seems to be getting out of read news >>

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Joe Rogan spoke about a 'steroid epidemic' in the UFC and Mixed Martial Arts in general Joe Rogan spoke about the large amount of test failures as of late, and the UFC commentator believes it's an epidemic in the UFC and in MMA in general. He thinks it's bad now, but may get even worse down the road when 'clean' fighters significantly outweigh those on something. Related: Anderson Silva reportedly failed another UFC 183 drug test From his JRE Podcast (transcribed by MMA Fighting): "The UFC and M read news >>

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In recent months, most of WSOF’s events have gone head-to-head with UFC shows, forcing viewers to split their attention. On Thursday, though, WSOF has the night to itself, and ell eyes will be on bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

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In light of the recent news that Anderson Silva popped hot for steroids in an out-of-competition test a month before his fight with Nick Diaz, the sport’s staunchest critic on PED use in the UFC isn’t exactly saying I told you so. Longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre decided to cede his title and, at least temporarily, walk away from the sport last December after defending his title against Johny Hendricks at UFC 167. Citing stress and mental exhaustion as the key reasons, St-Pie read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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After failing a recent drug test for elevated testosterone, one former opponent is calling out Jon Fitch. While never quite a rivalry, BJ Penn and Jon Fitch have had something to go back and forth about for a while. Ever since a 2011 bout between the two men was ruled a controversial draw, after a surging Fitch took a 10-8 3rd round from a rapidly fading Penn. For a while after that bout, Fitch was campaigning for another shot, he never got it. Instead, Penn entertained thoughts of booking a fig read news >>

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Bloody Elbow's literary gunslinger Eugene S. Robinson lends his "one"-of-a-"kind" "perspective" to a towering rage over the most recent and worst recent week of MMA history. If screaming, chest-beating, shirt-tearing imprecations against the gods are not your thing? Probably not the show for you today. read news >>

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Georges St-Pierre's longtime coach, Firas Zahabi, in a recent interview, compared Anderson Silva to disgraced Tour de France cyclist Lance Armstrong. read news >>

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