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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin empathizes with Anderson Silva following his positive drug tests for PEDs. read news >>

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Hopefully he doesn't give himself cancer. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva failed his UFC 183 drug test for steroids -- among other things -- and has been temporarily suspended by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) pending a disciplinary hearing. As for his reputation? That may go up in smoke, along with his unanimous decision win over Nick Diaz. That's because "The Spider" may have a difficult time convincing fans that his recent bust for per read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin recently commented on the media firestorm surrounding the recent failed drug tests of pound-for-pound great and one-time Octagon adversary Anderson Silva. The Spider was given a temporary suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission in a February hearing and will face further discipline at a commission meeting later this month. Franklin, who lost his title in lopsided fashion to Silva at UFC 64, told Submission Radio that the positive tests overshad read news >>

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Wow. That was one helluva an ass whooping courtesy of Anderson Silva, who stripped Rich Franklin of the middleweight crown in what was "The Spider's" second fight under the ZUFFA banner. In fact, his UFC 64 beatdown would start a 185-pound title reign that would last nearly seven years. That's something to keep in mind as the promotion releases a handful of free fight videos (like this one) to get fans hyped for Silva's return at UFC 183 against the crafty stylings of fellow longtime puncher Nic read news >>

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Anderson Silva pits his brilliant Muay Thai skills against then-UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin in the fight that changed the course of MMA history. read news >>

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In the fight that helped him become UFC middleweight champion, watch Anderson Silva dismantle Rich Franklin en route to a first-round TKO performance. Silva earned the belt at UFC 64 on Oct. 14, 2006 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. He also earned Knockout of the Night. read news >>

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Big fighters. Small fighters. Rich fighters. Poor fighters. Ground fighters. Stand-up fighters. Mixed martial arts contains multitudes, fighters seemingly crafted especially to fulfill their role in the combat sports ecosystem. But, in this vast sea of archetypes and stereotypes, there is only one Rousimar Palhares, the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion who submitted longtime UFC contender Jon Fitch in just 90 seconds Saturday night on NBCSN. Fighting is all about misdirection. The read news >>

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"I always talk about a fight that most people don't bring up, it's when I fought Travis Lutter in Montreal. Basically in the fight I had all the answers I needed (to win) but it was just failed execution at every point. I ended up in the worst possible scenario that I could have been in. This fight was probably my worst winning performance. I ended up in the worst situation I could have been in and I mentally broke. I just said, 'I'm gonna lose this fight.' I found a way out of the situation and read news >>

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Cub Swanson is under the impression that he's getting a 145-pound title shot with a win over Frankie Edgar this weekend at UFC Fight Night 57 (results here). Unfortunately, he is being lied to, according to rival contender Conor McGregor (via Toucher & Rich), who fights Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston (more on that here). So, who gets the next crack at division kingpin Conor McGregor? We may not know that for another two months. read news >>

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Mexico's introduction to the UFC was an exciting affair, with a UFC 180 main card rich in finishes and an interim title fight that saw Fabricio Werdum get crowned as the next man to fight Cain Velasquez for all the marbles. Fans on location and around the world all got something to enjoy out of the event. When a card has stoppages from start to finish, it's hard to complain. Here are the grades for the fighters who participated in the night's premier festivities.Begin Slideshow read news >>

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In a case of the rich getting richer, the UFC 184 card at Los Angeles' STAPLES Center on February 28 has added another stellar matchup, as Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Yoel Romero will join main... read news >>

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While Conor McGregor seems to be on a collision course with Jose Aldo or Chad Mendes, he must first get past Dennis Siver – a fight he says he took to stay busy and get rich.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Former UFC champion Rich Franklin joins The Great MMA Debate to talk about his final fight and when it might happen, and handing over his home town to Matt Brown. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight slugger Mark Hunt, fresh off a blistering knockout win over Roy Nelson at the UFC Fight Night 51 event earlier this month in Saitama, Japan, is one of New Zealand's 20 highest-paid athletes. That's according to a "rich list" feature in The New Zealand Herald: 17 Mark Hunt (UFC) - $890,000 Mark Hunt is New Zealand's biggest name involved in the world's fastest growing sport. Hunt recently signed a new six-fight deal with UFC worth about US$350,000 read news >>

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