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  • 4 years ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship officials today held a press conference at Madison Square Garden in New York City to both reiterate the promotion’s commitment to legalizing MMA and to release the findings of a study detailing the economic impact of bringing the sport to the Empire State. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Phil Baroni's second stint in the UFC is over. The hard-hitting middleweight, who suffered a TKO loss to undefeated up-and-comer Brad Tavares at this past weekend's UFC 125 event, was subsequently released by the world's biggest MMA promotion. MMAjunkie.com confirmed the roster move with sources close to Baroni. The 34-year-old's release was first reported by Versus.com. read news >>

  • 6 hours ago
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Uriah Hall wanted one fellow New York resident for a fight. He'll have to settle for another. The former Ultimate Fighter standout will take on Rafael Natal at UFC 187 on May 23, the UFC announced Thursday. Hall has been petitioning for a fight with Costas Philippou ever since a signed bout in January between the two of them fell through when Philippou got hurt. Hall (10-4) has won three in a row, the latest a first-round TKO (doctor stoppage) of Ron Stallings at UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Si read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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New York native and No. 14-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Ryan LaFlare will venture out to Brazil for the second time in his Octagon career to take on the No. 7-ranked Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 62. It also marks the fourth time he's traveling out of the country to step into the cage. LaFlare is the owner of an unblemished 4-0 UFC resume, most recently defeating John Howard at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Then, a second ACL tear forced the read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The proverbial UFC pink slip has apparently been handed out to three more fighters. Disclaimer: This information is all based on updates to the UFC.com lists of active fighters. Profiles will very likely still exist for each fighter as the UFC retains a database of all former competitors, but these fighters no longer appear on the UFC roster lists themselves. It often takes a day or so for roster changes to become apparent, so some fighters may still remain listed for the short term. All informa read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Dana White has published a statement addressing Anderson Silva's failed drug test, which could affect his position as head coach on season 4 of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil. UFC president Dana White has made his first comments since Anderson Silva's failed drug test came to light yesterday. One of the topics addressed is Silva's coaching stint on TUF Brazil 4, which will be filmed in Las Vegas as opposed to Brazil in the previous seasons. According to White, Anderson will still be on the show pe read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Zuffa has informed Nick Diaz that he has violated the company's UFC Fighter Conduct Policy. Both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz failed drug tests for their UFC 183 bout. The latter tested positive yet again for marijuana metabolites, despite athletic commissions recently increasing the threshold for the banned substance. The UFC has since released an official statement about Diaz's test and you can read it in full below: "The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Nick read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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The UFC has released a statement concerning Nick Diaz's recent positive post-fight test at UFC 183. "The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Nick Diaz has tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his fight with Anderson Silva at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, Nev. The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance enhancing drugs, stimulants or masking agents by our athletes. As a result of his positive test, Diaz read news >>

  • a month ago
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A look at the law suit the UFC's parent company filed against the law banning MMA in New York state. Twenty-two men and their entourages — coaches, training partners, hangers-on — assemble in the dimly-lit upstairs lounge of the Amazura Concert Hall. Though some gaze out through the indoor windows to stare at the cage erected on the dance floor below, most are held in rapt attention at the bald former kickboxing champion going over the rules. The event is called the New York Fight Exchange (NYFE read news >>

  • a month ago
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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, one of MMA’s biggest political opponents in New York, was arrested and placed in federal custody on corruption charges. The Daily News reported that longtime Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, MMA's main opposing force in New York, has surrendered to federal authorities and has been placed under custody for corruption charges. Silver, who has remained atop the Assembly for nearly two decades as one of the most powerful men in Albany, has been reportedly linked to " read news >>

  • a month ago
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The WADA-accredited lab utilized by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for UFC 182 found no evidence that UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones used exogenous testosterone.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Guys ... top featherweight contender Conor McGregor is COMING TO BOSTON! In case you forgot, or chose to ignore it, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was kind enough to remind you with a special 60-second preview of slow-motion footage, Irishy-music, and "Notorious" trash talk. Behold ... Who is he fighting? Meh, it's not important. If it was, the promotion would have surely included it. So just over an hour after UFC posted the above teaser to its official YouTube page, it followed that up w read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Game on. The gloves are officially off on. Zuffa, parent company of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has announced that it has entrusted the law firm Boies, Schiller and Flexner LPP to lead the charge in the class-action lawsuit levied against the mixed martial arts (MMA) company a few weeks ago. The official statement (via MMA Fighting): We have built a popular business from modest beginnings by meeting the needs of fans and fighters. Millions of people have watched our bouts, we have inst read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC has parted ways with Isaac Vallie-Flagg and Charlie Brenneman read news >>

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