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Three weeks ago, UFC president Dana White said that Anderson Silva would get a title shot with a win over Nick Diaz. Silva doesn't seem to agree. On January 7th, Dana White declared that Anderson Silva would be granted a title shot with a win over Nick Diaz at UFC 183. This despite Diaz having 0 appearances at middleweight and no wins since 2011, and the fact that he's 0-2 vs. current champion Chris Weidman. There's also the aspect of Silva's own admission that he doesn't want to fight other Bra read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson "The Spider" Silva gave his take on the Jon Jones drug situation during a recent media interview. Silva faces Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183 on Jan. 31. read news >>

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LOS ANGELES - After going through one of the most memorable fights in UFC history with Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson has nothing but respect for the UFC light heavyweight champion as a fighter. But the Swedish light heavyweight contender doesn't hold Jones in high regard otherwise. The Stockholm native, who trains at San Diego's Alliance MMA, said Tuesday that he feels Jones' drug-test failure for cocaine metabolites reflects poorly on both the UFC and the sport of mixed martial arts as a whol read news >>

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Although Jon Jones’ name was never mentioned, the situation brought to light by the UFC light heavyweight champ’s drug test failure was addressed today at a meeting of the NSAC.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The Jon Jones drug testing situation is a complete mess. It's also not done unfolding, not by a long shot. Yet, already, there are some lessons that can be learned. This list is by no means definitive or complete, but here are ten that should be considered. 1. With some exception, drug testing isn't what athletic commissions do. If you review the history of athletic commissions, their creation and use has largely been for administrative functions or to bring the force of government into previous read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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An ugly situation just got uglier. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White, issued a statement earlier this week that he was "proud" of Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who was using cocaine in the weeks leading up to his main event match against Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, which went down this past weekend (Sat., Jan. 3, 2015) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Obviously, it was not because "Bones" was flirting with potential career suicide, but rather his decision to enter a rehabili read news >>

  • a month ago
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Don't just talk about it ... be about it. It's common practice for an athlete such as a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter to air his or her grievances through media. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight Champion, Jose Aldo, is no different, going on record numerous times to publicly express his disapproval of comments from company president Dana White and, more recently, about the pay he and his colleagues receive (or lack thereof). Aldo, though, is planning on taking it one step fu read news >>

  • a month ago
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Scott Coker has said about all he is going to say regarding Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. The Bellator MMA president told MMA Fighting on Monday that Jackson's case has been "turned over to our attorneys" and he has been told not to speak about it. "I wish I could comment more," Coker said. "The lawyers don't want us to comment on him right now. It's going to be in the [legal] process." The UFC announced it had re-signed Jackson on Saturday night during the UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway bro read news >>

  • a month ago
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Rampage Jackson has released an official statement on his contract situation, citing a clause with 45-day window to satisfy any contract dispute with Bellator. Once it was announced that Quinton Jackson was returning to the UFC, Bellator head Scott Coker has stated that he plans to 'protect our contractual rights'. Rampage's contract situation is still likely to be contested by both parties, but the former UFC champion has since released an official statement about it on his website. Official st read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ryan Jimmo is making his voice heard as one of the only active UFC fighters in favor of the upcoming class action suit against the promotion. In a rare move, a current, active UFC fighter is speaking out in favor of an organization actively working against the UFC. Although, to hear Ryan Jimmo say it, it sounds like he feels he has the UFC's best interests at heart, in hoping that the recent class action lawsuit filed against Zuffa LLC helps grow the sport of MMA. Jimmo spoke to MMASucka about t read news >>

  • a month ago
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The women’s strawweight contest between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha at UFC on Fox 13 was viewed by many as a title eliminator bout to decide the next challenger for newly-crowned champion Carla Esparza. read news >>

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Every spring, as Californians fill out their state tax forms, many stop and ponder one of the highest such rates in the nation, and whether the size of the check they cut to Sacramento outweighs the state's many charms. At some point, they'll at least toy with the thought of moving to Nevada, where the income tax rate sits at zero. Most California residents just sigh and drop their check in the mail. But Jon Fitch has always been one to march to the beat of his own drummer. When asked why he up read news >>

  • a month ago
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"All the little UFC clingers, the fighters, are putting their little immature opinions out there: ‘I’ll fight CM Punk, I’ll welcome him to the Octagon.’ It’s like, get out of here. Straight up. You’re welcoming this? You ain’t welcome. You can’t fight me. You’re an amateur. Fight for 10 years and we can fight…. He can come train [with Cesar Gracie], that’s cool. All the luck to him — good luck CM Punk. But, that situation? Fuck that situation. You’re going to pay that guy out more than anyone wh read news >>

  • a month ago
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PHOENIX – The UFC’s recent signing of former WWE star Phil “CM Punk” Brooks has been polarizing, to say the least. Nate Diaz’s opinion is pretty clear: “It’s horrible for the sport.”Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, (...) read news >>

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