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Since UFC 183 “Embedded” was released on Tuesday, the story coming out of Las Vegas has been the absence of Nick Diaz. read news >>

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Cris Cyborg headlines as Invicta Fighting Championships on Tuesday released the full fight card for Invicta FC 11, which takes place alongside UFC 184 in Los Angeles. read news >>

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UFC and Bellator MMA veteran Dave Herman was arrested Tuesday morning near Fort Wayne, Ind., but his wife’s description of the incident contradicts that of local authorities. read news >>

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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion and UFC fighter Cung Le announced his retirement from fighting on Tuesday. read news >>

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Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima announced Tuesday morning that he has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled Bellator 134 title defense against Paul Daley after suffering an injury in training. "I'm again devastated to announce but I did get injured again in camp," tweeted Lima. "Recovery is just 4-6 weeks, I should be able to fight April or May." The news marks yet another setback for Lima (26-5), a dangerous and well-regarded finisher who has been relegated to the sidelines sin read news >>

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Veteran heavyweight Dave "Pee-Wee" Herman was arrested early Tuesday morning on felony charges after leading officers of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department on a police chase in Indiana. Herman, 30, faces three felony charges after being spotted speeding down the highway with no taillights or headlights on by officers at approximately 1:13 a.m., then leading officers on a three-mile pursuit before stopping at a gas station and approaching officers "in an aggressive manner." Herman was subsequ read news >>

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On Tuesday, just days removed from his dominant title defense against former Olympian Daniel Cormier, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones surprised many in the MMA community by checking himself into a drug rehabilitation clinic. The move came after a December 4, 2014 drug screening by the Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed benzoylecgonine, the primary metabolite of cocaine. While the UFC issued a short statement, little is known about how the promotion intends to proceed or what will read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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The UFC on Tuesday announced that heavyweight bruisers Roy Nelson and Alistair Overeem would face off at UFC 185. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Following news Tuesday night UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has tested positive for the metabolites involved in cocaine use and had voluntarily entered a drug treatment facility, the UFC and UFC President Dana White issued a statement expressing support for Jones and his recovery. Reebok, one of Jones' sponsors, and the official apparel line of the UFC, issued a statement on Tuesday night as well expressing support for the 27-year-old champion. "We commend Jon for taking the necessary read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Stunning news came down Tuesday, as reports trickled out that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites in a Dec. 4, 2014 random drug test taken ahead of his successful UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier. Jones subsequently announced that he would be entering himself into a drug treatment facility. MMAFighting.com will continue to follow this story as it develops, but in the meantime reaction to the news from Jones' fellow fighters can be seen bel read news >>

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UFC president Dana White on Tuesday weighed in on Jones vs. Cormier, and also admitted he is hopeful for Georges St-Pierre and Brock Lesnar returns. read news >>

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A pair of UFC lightweights announced their release from that organization Tuesday on Twitter. Charlie Brenneman, 33, was on his second UFC career stint, the most recent running 0-3. 'The Spainard' was stopped in all three of his most-recent UFC bouts, to Beneil Dariush, Danny Castillo and Leandro Silva, respectively. Brenneman previously competed in the UFC as a welterweight from March of 2010 to September of 2012. During that eight-bout run, Brenneman amassed a record of 4-4. His pro record sit read news >>

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John Nash was in San Jose this last Tuesday to witness the filing of a class action lawsuit against the UFC and to get comments from plaintiff Nate Quarry and the fighter described as “the man who started it,” Carlos Newton. read news >>

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On Tuesday, former UFC fighters Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry filed a lawsuit against their former employer alleging that the fight promotion has become a monopoly. read news >>

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