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  • 4 years ago
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Was Miaquel Falcao shorted a submission victory? Was he robbed of an $80,000 Submission of the Night? The first round of his UFC 123 fight with Gerald Harris appears to have ended prematurely, and is currently under review. Read More >> read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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DETROIT - To hear UFC lightweight contender George Sotiropoulos tell it, there's really no controversy at all. Sure, Sotiropoulos admits his combination of compression shorts, knee pads and ankle pads likely give him a little extra grip, but the Australian insists the material makes his limbs more susceptible to submission attacks, as well. Besides, the Australian reckons, the complainers are a little late to the party anyway. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC welterweight Matt Brown has been accused of assaulting his now former coach. According to Brown's former Brazilian jiu-jitsu coach Rodrigo Botti, he and the fighter were allegedly involved in an argument that turned violent. In police reports released to MMA Fighting, Botti was named the victim of a Feb. 3 simple assault that took place at the Ohio Combat Club in Columbus, Ohio, which Brown and Botti co-own together. Brown was not named in the police report. A spokesperson for the Hilliard D read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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According to a report, Anderson Silva failed an additional UFC 183 drug test. Looks like the PED controversy isn't over yet for the Spider. According to MMA Junkie, Anderson Silva has failed an additional drug test related to his UFC 183 bout against Nick Diaz. Silva initially failed his January 9 test, while he passed another pre-fight screening on January 19 for HGH and other performance enhancing drugs. Not much details were included in the report, including the date or substances he tested p read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Now, it's just one less contender in front of "Red King's" road to the title. You can't say Rory MacDonald isn't game. After hearing that his bout against Hector Lombard had been scratched from the UFC 186 event on April 25, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, after it was discovered "Showeather" had been popped for steroids for his previous fight, Rory was still ready to compete. That's according to his head trainer and leader of TriStar Gym, Firas Zahabi, who told MMA Junkie that his star pupil read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Usually after a big show, the follow-up questions, unless there is a big controversy, regard what happens next with the show's headliners, particularly when it's a show like UFC 183 that got almost entirely good reviews. If you're a fan of action, the highlight of the show was the middle, as it's very rare to have four matches in a row that bring it like Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann, Thiago Alves vs. Jordan Mein, Thales Leites vs. Tim Boetsch and Al Iaquinta vs. Joe Lauzon. All four would have go read news >>

  • a month ago
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We all get old. It’s OK. It’s part of life. That’s pretty much all life is: A march from youth to old age, and a bunch of stuff happens in the interim. For a select collection of athletes, a portion of that stuff involves prizefighting in a cage for the joy of fans and the profit of promoters. Dan Henderson is one of those athletes. He’s also old. Saturday night at UFC on FOX 14, Henderson was stopped early in the first round by Gegard Mousasi. The fans didn’t like it, booing raucously. Joe Roga read news >>

  • a month ago
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Controversy reigned, but Gegard Mousasi still walked away with a TKO-stoppage victory over Dan Henderson at UFC on FOX 14 on Saturday night in Sweden. read news >>

  • a month ago
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A look at the best tweets from the world of UFC. Follow @ufc, the list of official UFC accounts, and the list of UFC fighters to keep up with these guys and gals. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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An investigation into NY State assembly speaker Sheldon Silver could be a major win for the UFC. Back in 2013 this article was written about the state of MMA in New York, it was titled "MMA in New York? Not until assembly speaker Sheldon Silver is gone." In short, the article alleges that Silver's power in the New York State Assembly is such that he's been able to work at the behest of the Las Vegas Culinary Union to block any attempts to get a bill legalizing MMA passed, despite general support read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Controversy, as always, is swirling around Jon Jones (20-1). On Thursday, it was a hallway war of words. What it will be tomorrow, no one can say. The UFC light heavyweight champion has managed to stuff a career's worth of drama into just a few short months in the lead up to his fight Saturday with two-time Olympian Daniel Cormier, a fight that will, finally, bring one of MMA's greatest feuds to a close. The bad blood started years ago with Jones' offhand claim he could take Cormier to the mat. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – There was some controversy behind it, but when Urijah Faber sees opportunity, he takes advantage.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Johny Hendricks was certain he won that fight. But despite his premature celebration inside the Octagon, "Bigg Rigg" still came up short on the judges' scorecards after a 25-minute war against then-Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre, who went AWOL after his UFC 167 title defense. See the controversial scorecards here. Hendricks, meanwhile, would regroup and take Robbie Lawler to the limit at UFC 171 back in March, in a five-round performance that was goo read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Welcome to the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat, episode 113. Seriously, it's hard to know where to start with this given the amount of topics and issues going on in the sport. I suppose first and foremost would be actual fight results. UFC 180 saw Fabricio Werdum earn a version of UFC gold, Kelvin Gastelum cement himself as a true contender and Ricardo Lamas affirm himself as a top featherweight fixture. Bellator 131 produced sensational television ratings, crowned Will Brooks as the undispute read news >>

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