In an interview with BloodyElbow.com, Ferguson native Tyron Woodley discusses the riot and turmoil plaguing his home town, and how he plans on keeping focused on his UFC fight this weekend. Tyron Woodley was on the cusp of a title shot during his last bout at UFC 174, coming off two TKO wins over Josh Koscheck and Carlos Condit that shot him up the ranks. He eventually fell short that night, and as he speaks about that disappointing loss to Rory MacDonald, the 32-year-old refused to give excuses read news >>
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As if this event didn't have enough turmoil leading up to it, now Chael Sonnen has been forced out of his fight with Vitor Belfort at UFC 175. Per Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com, Sonnen has failed a random drug test and will not face Belfort on July 5. The Nevada State Athletic Commission randomly tested Sonnen while he was in Las Vegas last month. The results confirmed the presence of two illegal substances, Anastrozole and Clomiphene. The substances are classified as anti-estrogenic. Anastrozole is read news >>
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UFC vet Jason Miller and current UFC contender Mark Munoz were once the closest of friends. As such, Munoz still hopes Miller can find his way out of his recent tailspin. read news >>
MMAWeekly.com's Ryan McKinnell went one on one with UFC champion Jon Jones to take a look back at a challenging, yet rewarding year. read news >>
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A commissioner with the Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission has accused a top state official of appointing an unsuitable candidate to run the office following the resignation of its executive director.
Until a qualified person is found, GAEC commissioner Rick Thompson told MMAjunkie.com, the future of combat sports in the state is in jeopardy.
"Our primary goal is to protect the fans and the fighters so that there are fair and competitive fights," he said Tuesday.
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