- 7 months ago
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Chael Sonnen has taken responsibility for a pair of failed drug tests and said he won’t appeal the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s complaint against him.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
- 7 months ago
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His punishment is expected to be handed down later this month. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight number one contender, Chael Sonnen, had 20 days to respond to the formal complaint filed by the Nevada attorney general (read it), who is seeking damages in the wake of the "Gangster's" failed drug tests. Not only has he responded, but Sonnen is also prepared to "accept responsibility" for his actions. From his attorney Jeff Meyer (via MMA Fighting): "Mr. Sonnen does not disput read news >>
- 7 months ago
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Chael Sonnen has officially responded to the Nevada Athletic Commission's amended complaint against him. According to the complaint, which was first obtained by MMAJunkie.com, Sonnen faces a fine of up to $250,000, the suspension of his license, the requirement to provide a clean drug test should he apply for a license again and expenses related to the complaint after recently failing a second drug test for four banned substances. On Tuesday, Sonnen's lawyer Jeff Meyer submitted his client's for read news >>
- 9 months ago
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Debuting Czech fighter Vikotr Pesta discusses the lack of MMA popularity in the Czech Republic, and moving his training camp to Sweden to prepare for his UFC debut. As the only Czech fighter currently in the UFC, Viktor Pesta believes he has a "responsibility" to prove himself and shine a positive light on Czech MMA. The 9-0 heavyweight is scheduled to make his promotional debut on Saturday at UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs. Mousasi, where he will face Ruslan Magomedov on the preliminary portion of t read news >>
- 11 months ago
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Siver accepts responsibility, but vehemently denies trying to use banned substances to try to get a competitive edge. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Dennis Siver has gone public for the first time since testing positive for human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) following his unanimous decision win over Manny Gamburyan at the UFC 168 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place back on Dec. 28, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. And he wants mixed martial arts (MMA) fans to know he was not read news >>
UFC president Dana White erupted when questioned about Nevada's responsibility to provide a fair arena for his fighters to compete in and tries to answer what can be done. read news >>
- a year ago
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Fightwear make Hayabusa on Monday issued a statement accepting responsibility and apologizing for the controversial Rising Sun gi that Georges St-Pierre wore to the Octagon at UFC 158. read news >>
Following Wednesday's news that both fighters failed drug tests earlier this month at UFC on FUEL TV 8 in Japan, both Riki Fukuda and Alex Caceres have released statements. read news >>
It was revealed on Wednesday that UFC on Fuel TV 8 fighter Alex Caceres failed his drug test following his fight against Kyung Ho Kang. He accepted full responsibility and issued a statement regarding the failed drug test. read news >>
Most of Rad Martinez's 20s have been spent on a ceaseless carousel of work, training and fighting, and caring for his sick father.
But as he prepares for the semifinals of Bellator's Season 7 lightweight tournament, Martinez is about to write a new chapter in his life's story: marriage.
"Just when you think you don't need any more motivation, something comes in your life that gives you more motivation than you've ever had before," he told MMAjunkie.com.
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- 2 years ago
- 467 views
Greg Jackson admits his mistakes in what happened to cause Jon Jones and Rashad Evans to end up on the collision course that ends at UFC 145 in Atlanta.
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- 2 years ago
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Bellator Fighting Championships heavyweight Thiago Santos claims he is a changed man.
After making the trip from the U.S. back to his native Brazil,
Santos has reflected on his Bellator 62 weight gaffe, and "Big Monster"
takes full responsibility.
While Santos' camp was initially critical of Bellator brass, the fighter and his team now admit not making weight is nobody's fault but their own. And while the
mistake cost Santos a chance to fight for Bellator's heavyweight belt,
he's posit read news >>
TOKYO - When it comes to the buildup for this weekend's UFC 144 event,
there seems to be as much discussion about what it means to the future
of the sport in Japan as to what it means for the 24 fighters on the
Former PRIDE lightweight champ Takanori Gomi believes that's the right approach.
In fact, "The Fireball Kid" seems far less concerned about preparing
specifically for replacement opponent Eiji Mitsuoka than he is for shouldering the future of MMA in his native land.
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- 3 years ago
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In the past year, the UFC has tackled out-of-competition injuries with
accident-insurance. The promotion has encouraged its fighters to
participate in a long-term study on brain trauma. And just this month,
it attempted to address performance-enhancing drugs with a pre-screen
for its athletes.
But more should be done in-house, according to MMAjunkie.com medical consultant, Dr. Johnny Benjamin.
"They're right up there with all these first-tier sports," Benjamin today told MMAjunkie.com read news >>