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The UFC's massive stable of fighters shrunk slightly Tuesday when the promotion released eight fighters, including former WEC bantamweight champ Brian Bowles, per a report from Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting. Aside from Bowles, the other former UFC fighters who received their walking papers were: Stanislav Nedkov, Andy Ogle, Akira Corassani, Humberto Brown, Rodolfo Rubio, Juan Puig and Tim Gorman. Of the eight fighters who were cut, none seemed to make more sense for the UFC than Bowles. Not onl read news >>

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There are big things happening Down Under. The UFC announced Tuesday it will be bringing a pay-per-view, UFC 193, to Melbourne, Australia on Nov. 14 following a cage ban in the state of Victoria being lifted. The event has long been reported, but now it is official. UFC 193 will take place Nov. 15 locally and Nov. 14 in North America live on PPV. There has not been a UFC pay-per-view held in Australia since UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch on Feb. 27, 2011 in Sydney. Before now, the Octagon was banned in read news >>

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Longtime production manager Burt Watson has left the UFC. On Tuesday, the “babysitter to the stars” confirmed his departure and fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

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Burt Watson, the beloved site coordinator affectionately dubbed the UFC's "Babysitter to the Stars," announced Tuesday that his 14-year run with the UFC had reached an end. Known for his booming rallying cry -- "WE ROLLLLLIIINNN" -- Watson was in many ways the glue that held fight weeks together, a relentlessly exuberant rock who just this year received a lifetime achievement award from the World MMA Awards for his service. After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside thank U Dana White Lor read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): Brazil winner Cezar Ferreira wants one more UFC victory to his official record, and he has been in some "unofficial UFC fights" during his training camp for UFC Fight Night 61. Set to meet fellow TUF veteran Sam Alvey on Feb. 22 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, "Mutante" feels confident after a "perfect" camp at Blackzilians. "My training camp was perfect. I’m 100 percent prepared for this fight," Ferreira told MMAFighting.com. "Every day I feel I’m a better fighter because I read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday formally issued former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva a temporary suspension. read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday confirmed that Anderson Silva has failed a second drug test, his UFC 183 post-fight screen. read news >>

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On Tuesday evening, the mixed martial arts Internet exploded with the news that Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber would potentially, possibly, probably headline the UFC's first foray into the Philippines. On Wednesday, the promotion made it official (via Thomas Gerbasi of UFC.com): The former UFC lightweight champ and the former WEC featherweight champ will do the five-round thing (at 145 pounds) against each other on May 16 in Manila. But even before the fight was made official, the debate began r read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday issued a statement regarding Hector Lombard's positive drug test result for steroids. read news >>

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Following the news on Tuesday that UFC welterweight Hector Lombard tested positive to steroids following UFC 182, fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

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Following the stunning news on Tuesday that Anderson Silva tested positive for steroids and Nick Diaz was hot for pot, fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

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Anderson "The Spider" Silva's legacy is forever tarnished. On Tuesday evening, Yahoo Sports' Kevin Iole yanked the curtain on the nearly 40-year-old Silva's Oz act, revealing an illegal aid in the Spider's camp leading up to his UFC 183 main event against Nick Diaz on Jan. 31. According to Iole, Silva tested positive for two anabolic steroids—drostanolone and androstane—during a Jan. 9 out-of-competition drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). Following Iole's repo read news >>

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Tuesday was a weird day and it included this weird video of Daniel Cormier lip-syncing to a song about being 'bout that cake and chicken. What? read news >>

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The UFC issued a statement on Tuesday regarding the failed post-fight drug test for Nick Diaz. Here is the promotion's full statement. read news >>

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