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LOS ANGELES -- Tony Ferguson can relate to Josh Neer. Not too long ago, Ferguson said he was harassed on social media by a stranger and the man made it personal, insulting his family. Ferguson told MMAFighting.com that the guy never came to his gym, but he wishes he had. The UFC lightweight, who meets Gleison Tibau at UFC 184 on Saturday night at Staples Center, finds no issue with the savage beating Neer, a former UFC and Bellator fighter, laid on an online troll in a video that went viral this read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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LOS ANGELES – Holly Holm is clearly expected to win Saturday’s UFC 184 co-headliners – and perhaps overwhelmingly so. It’s one reason, she admitted, the fight might be a bit of a lose-lose situation.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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TORRANCE, Calif. -- Holly Holm understands what's at stake when she steps into the Octagon on Saturday night. The former three-weight-class world boxing champion makes her long-awaited UFC debut against Raquel Pennington in the co-main event of UFC 184 at Staples Center. Holm comes into the fight highly touted and a heavy favorite. Between her boxing credentials and her 7-0 MMA record with six finishes, the Jackson/Winkeljohn's fighter understands she's been hyped as a potential challenger to UF read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Chuck Liddell talked to FOX Sports about the UFC’s PED issue and said the current situation is doing “the best you can do.”Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Vitor Belfort responded to the UFC 184 situation, which Dana White called “typical Vitor,” saying he will fight any opponent on eight weeks notice as long as the full UFC middleweight championship is on the line.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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On the fourth episode of UFC 183 Embedded, Kelvin Gastelum misses weight by nine pounds at Friday's weigh-ins, while Tyron Woodley discusses options with his team and the stars of UFC 183 prepare for Saturday. We also take a backstage look at the FOX production studio. read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

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