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Eight fighters received potential two-month medical suspensions following their respective performances at UFC Fight Night 60, including welterweight headliner Brandon Thatch and featherweight veteran Cole Miller, the Colorado State Boxing Commission (CSBC) announced on Tuesday. Both Thatch and Miller came up short at UFC Fight Night 60, which took place Feb. 14 in Broomfield, Colo. Thatch fell victim to a thrilling fourth-round rear-naked choke against former UFC lightweight champion Benson Hen read news >>

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Antonio Silva’s quick knockout loss to Frank Mir will force him out of action for two months. "Bigfoot" lasted 100 seconds against the former two-time heavyweight champion in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on Sunday night, and was handed a 60-day suspension from the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA). The quick loss in Brazil marked the fifth time in the past eight bouts that Silva has been defeated by knockout. Prior to the bout with Mir, "Bigfoot" was sto read news >>

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Heavyweight Antonio Silva tops the list of medical suspensions arising from UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. The Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA) announced the suspensions Monday, and they were subsequently reported by MMAJunkie.com. Silva will be sidelined for 60 days following the loss, which came in Sunday night's main event against Frank Mir. The KO stoppage came after a left hook and a series of ground strikes from Mir. The contest ended in just 100 seconds. Mir himself was suspend read news >>

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UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot has been a night of upsets. Luckily, none of the failing favorites took too much punishment. No fighter from the card has been suspended for more than two months. On Monday, one night after UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot, the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission released the full list of medical suspensions. Every fighter on the card has to stay off the cage for at least 14 days, but none longer than 60 days. Not even main eventer Antonio Silva or Brazilian welter read news >>

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Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC Fight Night 61 last night in Brazil. The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission today issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who participated in UFC Fight Night 61, which took place last night (Sun., Feb. 22, 2015) inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. And the sentences weren't too bad, considering th read news >>

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Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva got KO'd in the UFC Fight Night 61 main event, but was handed a minimal medical suspension. read news >>

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UFC Fight Night 61 headliner Antonio Silva is benched for two months following his third knockout loss in four fights.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC announced upcoming changes to its drug-testing policies today (Weds., Feb. 18, 2015). Starting on July 1, all fighters will be subject to random out-of-competition testing and the promotion is pushing for harsher penalties for those caught using performance-enhancing drugs. UFC held a press conference at the Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa in Las Vegas earlier today to address the recent issues the promotion has endured with high-profile fighters failing drug tests (sample). UFC President Dan read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – The UFC today announced major changes in its drug testing policies, and the potential punishments handed down to those athletes who fail.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Temporary suspensions are going like hot cakes in the February 17th Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard, and Ashlee Evans-Smith's cases were all up for review. Today was a big day for the Nevanda State Athletic Comission (NAC) four UFC fighters were up on review for drug test failures in connection with recent UFC events. The biggest news was centered around dealing with the drug test failure of Anderson Silva, who tested positive for drostanolone read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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In an expected move, the Nevada State Athletic Commission today issued temporary suspensions to Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard in the wake of their recent failed drug tests.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard were all issued temporary suspensions by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) at a commission meeting in Las Vegas, NV on Tuesday for their recent drug test failures. Silva, 39, and Diaz, 31, both failed drug tests relating to their blockbuster Jan. 31 meeting at UFC 183. Silva tested positive for the anabolic steroids Drostanolone and Androstane in a random pre-fight blood screening on Jan. 9. Silva also tested positive for Drostanolone metabolites read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Time to face the music. Well, sort of. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stream today's (Tues., Feb. 17, 2015) Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) live meeting, which is expected to hold Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard accountable for recent drug test failures (more on that here and here). Not a UFC Fight Pass subscriber? Not a problem. MMAmania.com will be tuning in and bringing you LIVE updates as the action unfolds right here, beginning at 4 p.m. ET. Silva, Diaz, and read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission released the UFC 183 medical suspensions on Tuesday. Miesha Tate is among the five fighters facing potential six-month suspensions. read news >>

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