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  • 2 months ago
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Chan Sung Jung has been ordered to complete mandatory military service in his native South Korean. It begins next week, and as a result, the 27-year-old won’t participate in any MMA bouts for the next two years.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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With the chaotic grind required of those in the fight business, it can be easy to forget that things exist outside of that particular sphere. Every element of a fighter’s journey connects to create an... read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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It's not life threatening, heck it's not even fight threatening, but it was big enough to need a doctor. Jon Jones needs to up his head game ahead of UFC 178, at least when it comes to protection. The fighter recently suffered a bad cut over his eye during training, one that required a trip to the doctor for stitches. Report is that the stitches will be out within a few days and he'll be back to training with in a week, but it's exactly the kind of scare fans don't need leading into a just recen read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC fighters may not have required uniforms, but the day is apparently coming when they will. If and when uniforms arrive, Ronda Rousey is likely to be "the face" of the deal. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Jiu-jitsu doesn’t need to be pretty. Nowhere is it written that submission artists are required to use finesse. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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In a rarity, fans wanting to go to the weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 46 later this month may need a little luck o’ the Irish on their side.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Maybe now, we can finally get back to talking about this. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is throwing in the towel. Not surprisingly, embattled middleweight contender, Vitor Belfort, has been yanked from the upcoming UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 5, 2014. That's according to MMA Junkie, who was told by UFC brass that no one is available to fight "The Phenom" (sorry Wandy) after his o read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Zuffa has been lobbying for a Florida bill that would change what they are required to report to the commission. The other day I requested from the Florida State Boxing Commission some information regarding the UFC on FOX 11 event that was held in Orlando on April 19. The first item I asked for and receive was the letters of agreement between the fighters and promoter, which includes the agreed upon number of rounds, weight limit, name of the opponent, and pay for the services rendered. The comp read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Glover Teixeira fought the majority of last Saturday's light heavyweight title fight against Jon Jones with a torn labrum in his right shoulder. According to Teixeira's coach John Hackleman, Jones injured Teixeira's shoulder when he applied a shoulder crank up against the cage at the 3:49 mark of the first round. Teixeira never complained about the injury in between rounds, opting only to tell Hackleman and the rest of his team about the injury in the locker room after the fight. An MRI on Frida read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Vitor Belfort has passed all of the drug tests required to get his license to fight. Unfortunately, he's also the guy administering the exams, so the results don't carry much weight with the athletic commission. Sorry to all the "Phenom" fans who may have gotten their hopes up. Turns out Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Vitor Belfort is not as close to his Octagon return as he recently led us to believe, based on comments promotion president Dana White made at the UFC read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort claims to have completed all the required drug tests for the NSAC, and is asking the UFC to give him a title shot in 2014. Vitor Belfort claims to have completed all the necessary drug tests to secure licensure in the State of Nevada. The former UFC light-heavyweight champion was at the Arnold Classic Brasil, where he spoke with MMAFighting.com's Guilherme Cruz about his current position with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. "I did all the read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Carl was unable to escape his opponent's heel hook, but he did manage to avoid surgery. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) suspended Steve Carl for six months following his main event loss to Rousimar Palhares at the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 9: "Carl vs. Palhares" event last Saturday night (March 29, 2014) at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. He could end up needing every day of it. That's because Carl was tapped out in the opening frame when "Toquinho" locked up his read news >>

  • a year ago
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Travis Browne is required to undergo the same WADA-certified random drug testing that his UFC 168 opponent, Josh Barnett, will undergo leading up to their fight. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC 166 apparently came a little too close to losing its heavily promoted headliner. read news >>

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