The retired lightweight also suggests UFC has to say it's battling performance-enhancing drugs in order to keep its blue-chip sponsors around. Mark Bocek announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) last week, despite winning three of his last four fights. His only loss during that span was to top lightweight contender Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 154.
A few weeks later, the Canadian fighter revealed that the performance enhancing drug (PED) problem in MMA was one of his main r read news >>
"The Dragon" stated that he'll keep fighting in the Middleweight division and wants to work his way towards a title shot.
Lyoto Machida wants to build his way back to another title shot in the UFC's Middleweight division.
After losing a unanimous decision to the champion Chris Weidman at UFC 175, "The Dragon" said through his press office that he targets a fight against Luke Rockhold to return to contendership. "I had no injuries against Weidman, after the fight I went back training moderately. read news >>
UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez in prepared to drop down to featherweight to get a shot at Conor McGregor.
Since returning from a one-year spell on the sidelines, where he was recovering from an injury, Conor McGregor has had a slew of frustrated fighters attempt to throw in their bid for a shot at the Irishman - the latest of which is Diego Sanchez.
Sanchez did not appear angry when he offered his thoughts on the surging featherweight and instead provided a surprisingly levelheaded opinion on the read news >>
UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy spoke with Submission Radio regarding former light-heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort’s PED usage in MMA. Tim Kennedy continues to fire at Vitor Belfort for his supposed performance enhancing drug (PED) usage over the past few years.
The UFC middleweight has been clear about his stance regarding PEDs since they became a public concern in the sport of MMA. He believes that much is changing in the testing procedures now that will favour clean fighters, as the testing h read news >>
UFC President Dana White spoke with members of the media at the pre-fight scrum, where he discussed the possibility of the promotion scheduling Weidman vs. Belfort in Brazil. To the surprise of many, Dana White is not against the idea of Chris Weidman defending his middleweight title against Vitor Belfort in Brazil.
The UFC President joined members of the media at the pre-fight scrum, where he expressed his firm interest in booking the title fight, even though the Brazilian is yet to get license read news >>
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Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney suggests that he will not be pressuring tournament winner ‘Rampage’ Jackson to face champion Emanuel Newton if he is not interested in the fight. Not only does tournament winner Quinton Jackson have no interest in challenging the division's champion Emanuel Newton in a title fight, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney appears to be content with that decision.
Bellator, which is synonymous with the tournament structure in MMA competition, was built with the purpose of objectively f read news >>
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White suggests that Silva is being coy with the media ... or is it the other way around?
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White said as far back as January that he expected former middleweight titleholder Anderson Silva to return to mixed martial arts (MMA) as early as December of 2014.
Not so, according to "The Spider," who told fans in March the earliest he would make his UFC comeback was first quarter of 2015.
So, what's changed?
Nothing, apparently. White was on UFC Tonigh read news >>
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Contract negotiations between the UFC and No. 2 ranked lightweight Gilbert Melendez have come to a halt and the organization's president feels that Melendez should start fielding other offers. read news >>
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LAS VEGAS – In victory and defeat, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva remains a mystery. That’s why he suggests the in-cage antics that preceded his first UFC loss may remain for Saturday’s UFC 168 rematch with Chris Weidman.Filed under: (...) read news >>
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If you haven't done some Brazilian jiu-jitsu or a form of grappling, UFC President Dana White doesn't find you qualified to officiate in MMA. read news >>
LAS VEGAS – Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva's world got turned upside down on Saturday, as did Dana White's. However, the UFC president said it didn't necessarily halt plans for a potential boxing match between Silva and veteran boxer Roy Jones Jr. read news >>