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  • 21 days ago
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The proverbial UFC pink slip has apparently been handed out to three more fighters. Disclaimer: This information is all based on updates to the UFC.com lists of active fighters. Profiles will very likely still exist for each fighter as the UFC retains a database of all former competitors, but these fighters no longer appear on the UFC roster lists themselves. It often takes a day or so for roster changes to become apparent, so some fighters may still remain listed for the short term. All informa read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Dana White has published a statement addressing Anderson Silva's failed drug test, which could affect his position as head coach on season 4 of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil. UFC president Dana White has made his first comments since Anderson Silva's failed drug test came to light yesterday. One of the topics addressed is Silva's coaching stint on TUF Brazil 4, which will be filmed in Las Vegas as opposed to Brazil in the previous seasons. According to White, Anderson will still be on the show pe read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Zuffa has informed Nick Diaz that he has violated the company's UFC Fighter Conduct Policy. Both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz failed drug tests for their UFC 183 bout. The latter tested positive yet again for marijuana metabolites, despite athletic commissions recently increasing the threshold for the banned substance. The UFC has since released an official statement about Diaz's test and you can read it in full below: "The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Nick read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The UFC has released a statement concerning Nick Diaz's recent positive post-fight test at UFC 183. "The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Nick Diaz has tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his fight with Anderson Silva at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, Nev. The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance enhancing drugs, stimulants or masking agents by our athletes. As a result of his positive test, Diaz read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dave Herman's wife releases video of her husband being tased and arrested, pleading for assistance. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The WADA-accredited lab utilized by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for UFC 182 found no evidence that UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones used exogenous testosterone.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Exiled fighter Wanderlei Silva released another of his infamous videos, this time condemning the NSAC for their handling of Jon Jones’ failed drug test. Once again, Wanderlei Silva has released a video where he rushed to Jon Jones' defense for his positive drug test for cocaine metabolites. Instead, Silva focused his dismay on the Nevada Athletic Commission, who he believes handled the testing process in an uncoordinated manner. "[The NAC is] saying that test shouldn't have been done out of comp read news >>

  • a month ago
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Retired mixed martial arts (MMA) superstar and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Wanderlei Silva is calling for less hate in the world following a violent shooting attack in France. To that end, "The Axe Murderer" may want to consider a new nickname now that he's no longer bringing violence to the cage. Nevertheless, the Brazilian superstar is hoping his considerable social media reach -- already being utilized to help the next generation of fighters -- can also help sprea read news >>

  • a month ago
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Guys ... top featherweight contender Conor McGregor is COMING TO BOSTON! In case you forgot, or chose to ignore it, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was kind enough to remind you with a special 60-second preview of slow-motion footage, Irishy-music, and "Notorious" trash talk. Behold ... Who is he fighting? Meh, it's not important. If it was, the promotion would have surely included it. So just over an hour after UFC posted the above teaser to its official YouTube page, it followed that up w read news >>

  • a month ago
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Game on. The gloves are officially off on. Zuffa, parent company of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has announced that it has entrusted the law firm Boies, Schiller and Flexner LPP to lead the charge in the class-action lawsuit levied against the mixed martial arts (MMA) company a few weeks ago. The official statement (via MMA Fighting): We have built a popular business from modest beginnings by meeting the needs of fans and fighters. Millions of people have watched our bouts, we have inst read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC has parted ways with Isaac Vallie-Flagg and Charlie Brenneman read news >>

  • a month ago
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A pair of UFC lightweights announced their release from that organization Tuesday on Twitter. Charlie Brenneman, 33, was on his second UFC career stint, the most recent running 0-3. 'The Spainard' was stopped in all three of his most-recent UFC bouts, to Beneil Dariush, Danny Castillo and Leandro Silva, respectively. Brenneman previously competed in the UFC as a welterweight from March of 2010 to September of 2012. During that eight-bout run, Brenneman amassed a record of 4-4. His pro record sit read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A day after the UFC formally announced the return of Michael Johnson to the cage, officials released a statement on the promotion's website explaining his prolonged absence. Yesterday afternoon the UFC announced a pivotal lightweight match-up between Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Johnson hasn't fought since a decision win over Melvin Guillard in early March, and injuries have been the supposed reason for his recent inactivity. However, in a statement released by the read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Check out the winners of the second season of Arab MMA reality show 'Al Batal.' The second season of Arab MMA reality show ‘Al Batal' culminated last week with the crowning of the two champions in their respective tournaments. Walid Akrouh won the middleweight title, while Walid Seghir was victorious in the welterweight division. As the youngest fighter on the show, Akrouh entered the reality show without a single professional fight. He began his run with a slick armbar submission over Sofiane S read news >>

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