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Brazilian super prospect Gilbert Burns will remain on the card at UFC Fight Night 62 on March 21 and will do so against another up-and-comer in Alex Oliveira. Oliveira, who has never fought in the UFC, will step in to replace Josh Thomson, who announced his withdrawal from the lightweight contest earlier this week. Portuguese-language site PVT first reported news of the replacement, and MMAFighting.com has the translation. There has been no announcement on whether the bout will remain as the eve read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Francisco Rivera will remain with a loss on his record despite getting poked in the eye en route to defeat. The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) ruled that it could not overturn the result of Rivera's fight with Urijah Faber from UFC 181 during its monthly meeting Tuesday in Las Vegas. Because referee Mario Yamasaki missed the eye-poke and didn't misinterpret a rule, the NAC could not change the bout to a no contest, per commission regulations. "I would phrase it that we're powerless to change t read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Matt Brown has been accused of assaulting his former Brazilian jiu-jitsu coach, Rodrigo Botti, following an argument that turned violent on Feb. 3 at the Ohio Combat Club in Columbus, Ohio. According to Botti's claim on Facebook, "The Immortal" went nuts after things got heated between the two and began raining down punches in bunches. Brown's Muay Thai coach was reportedly able to put a halt to the attack, albeit briefly, and remains the only wi read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Dana White and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will defend Anderson Silva and give him his right to due process following "The Spider's" shocking positive test for drostanolone and androstane in a UFC 183 pre-fight drug screening. Silva himself has denied the test results -- which you can see here -- and his son has gone so far as to say the results are merely a rumor. After nearly 24 hours to let the bitter news simmer, Dana White finally released a statement regarding "The Spider's" faile read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Anderson Silva has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), but he'll continue on in his role of coach for The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4, UFC president Dana White said Wednesday in a statement. White said that Silva has "never tested positive for a banned substance" in his UFC career until now and that the promotion will ensure he gets his "due process and we will support him during this time." Silva tested positive for drostanolone, an anabolic steroid, and androstane read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Things are looking much better for the regulation of MMA and boxing in Tennessee compared to just one week ago. Tennessee Athletic Commission (TAC) executive director Jeff Mullen confirmed with MMAFighting.com that state Sen. Mike Bell introduced new legislation Thursday that would extend the life of the commission until at least June 30, 2016. Before then, the TAC was in danger of being disbanded -- making MMA and boxing unsanctioned in the state -- by July 1 due to financial issues. Yahoo! Spo read news >>

  • a month ago
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STOCKHOLM -- Sam Sicilia talks about the knockout punch he landed on Akira Corassani at UFC on FOX 14, whether he's thinking about bonus money, the crowd reacting by falling silent, who he wants to fight next, and more. read news >>

  • a month ago
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STOCKHOLM – UFC newcomer Makwan Amirkhani takes pride in his looks. He said he’s never suffered a black eye, cut, broken nose or any type of facial damage in a pro bout. And he plans to keep it that way.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Matt "Razor Sharp" Rizzo has become one of the East Coast's top prospects. He intends to build on that at Friday's ROC 50 and give the UFC another flyweight option. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Many questions remain around Jon Jones in the wake of the past week, in which he tested positive for cocaine metabolites in an out-of-competition drug test, checked himself into rehab, then checked out a day later. One thing that no one sane questions, however, is his hold over the light heavyweight division. So much has gone down since UFC 182 that it almost seems easy to forget that Jones put on a masterful performance against his toughest foe, beating a game Daniel Cormier four rounds to one read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS — Yesterday, I published an exclusive, detailed look at a document governing the UFC's new Athlete Outfitting Policy. The partnership with Reebok—which goes into effect in July—is extensive, and is in every respect a game-changer for the UFC and the fighters who make their living by fighting for the promotion. No longer will fighters be allowed to secure their own sponsorships and display outside logos on their shorts, hats and banners. Instead, it will be all Reebok, all the time, and read news >>

  • a month ago
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Several questions still remain surrounding the news that Jon Jones tested positive for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, on Dec. 4, 30 days before his UFC 182 light-heavyweight title fight against Daniel Cormier in Las Vegas. One of the questions that has been asked is: When did Jones and his team find out about the failed drug test? According to sources close to the situation, Jones was not notified by the Nevada Athletic Commission of the failed drug test before the fight. Sourc read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Elias Silveiro and Rashid Magomedov will look to remain undefeated inside the Octagon this Saturday (Dec. 20, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 58 inside the Ginasio Jose Correa in Barueri, Brazil. In a battle of strikers, what adjustments must be made for either man in order to claim victory? Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Elias Silverio and Rashid Magomedov look for a signature win this Saturday (Dec. 20, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 58 inside the Ginasio Jose Correa read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao is not interested in a move to featherweight. Despite his recent issues making weight, Renan Barao has no intention of moving up a weight class to 145-pounds. The former bantamweight champion informed MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight that he has not even considered the option of moving to featherweight. "No, I think this is my division and I still have a lot of work to do," Barao said. "My division is bantamweight. read news >>

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