Wait, wait, wait, now hold up. Just so we're straight…on a Saturday night, Jon Jones defended his title against Daniel Cormier. By Tuesday, he entered a rehabilitation facility to deal with a cocaine issue. By Wednesday, he was out like brook trout, free to roam the earth and once again try himself against its temptations. Triumph, scandal, voluntary exile, freedom, all in the course of four days. Now that’s some fancy footwork. Forget about Muhammad Ali comparisons; Jones could hold that kind o read news >>
Nate Diaz has a rather unique take on the Jon Jones situation. The outspoken UFC lightweight tweeted early Wednesday morning that he doesn't believe Jones actually tested positive for cocaine and that it's all a UFC publicity stunt. Diaz accompanied the tweet with a screenshot of an MMAFighting.com article with quotes from UFC president Dana White that Jones should embrace being "the bad guy." I ain't buyin it #ufcbullshit #publicitystun #bereal #cocaine http://t.co/8q9DHWgl3e pic.twitter.com/fh read news >>
In the early hours of Wednesday morning, outspoken UFC lightweight Nate Diaz tweeted that he “ain’t buying it," about Jon Jones entering rehab. He included the hastag “#publicitystunt.” read news >>
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Nate Diaz has responded to the Jon Jones drug test fiasco in the most Nate Diaz way possible. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight is no stranger to incendiary tweets, and has previously gone after the world's largest combat sports promotion for its "bitch ass" uniform deal with Reebok. In addition, he also blasted former opponent Donald Cerrone for sucking ... well, it's NSFW so just see it here. Now Diaz takes aim at the way UFC handled Jones' positive drug test for cocaine: Jo read news >>
Stephan Bonnar today apologized to Bellator MMA president Scott Coker for drawing negative attention toward the promotion in the wake of a publicity stunt designed to drum up interest in his fight with Tito Ortiz at Bellator 131.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, Videos read news >>
An announced fight between a man and a woman at tonight’s Shooto 45 event in Brazil actually was a publicity stunt to raise awareness about domestic violence.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Andre Pederneiras, Jose Aldo, Renan Barao, Shooto read news >>
Even at the top levels of MMA, fighters must do more than fight to maintain a living. For UFC women’s 135-pound veteran Julie “Fireball” Kedzie, she’s been able to supplement her income with acting and stunt work. read news >>
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British boxing champion Tyson Fury has had trouble luring either of the famed Klitschko brothers into a boxing match, so on Friday he called out UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. read news >>
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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida believes recent high-profile title losses by countrymen Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua could have a negative short-term impact on the growth of mixed martial arts in Brazil. read news >>
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In what's likely more of a good-natured publicity stunt than a vital new policy, UFC officials today announced a ban of vuvuzelas at this weekend's UFC 116 event.
Vuvuzelas are horn-shaped noisemakers popularized (and perhaps overused) during this year's FIFA World Cup.
UFC president Dana White is credited with implementing the ban.
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