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Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles was arrested recently on drug and weapons related charges. read news >>

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Veteran MMA fighter Brian Bowles reached rarefied air in 2009 when he captured the WEC bantamweight title. Five years later, it seems he's come all the way back down the mountain. Bowles and an associate were reportedly arrested earlier in January in Bowles' Georgia home and charged with multiple drug offenses, including the possession of methamphetamine. The report comes from, of all places, a Jan. 19 post on the Jackson County Sheriff's Office Facebook page (h/t Sherdog). The post stated that read news >>

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Former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) Bantamweight champion, Brian Bowles, is living quite a different life these days. Widely regarded as one of the best 135-pound mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters just several years ago, Bowles is now apparently mixed up with drugs, specifically methamphetamine, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office (via Sherdog.com). Bowles was at his home in Jefferson, Ga., entertaining a female guest when local authorities knocked on his door to serve her an ar read news >>

  • 20 hours ago
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Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles was arrested earlier this month and remains incarcerated in Arcade, GA on six felony counts, including possession of methamphetamine and possession with intent to sell. Bowles, 34, was arrested on Jan. 14 alongside Rhomney Moon, 35, by representatives of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, according to a Facebook statement issued by the department. "The Sheriff's Office responded to Bowles' residence on Stoner Road in Arcade, Georgia in an attempt t read news >>

  • 20 hours ago
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Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles remains in jail after police arrested him Jan. 14 on multiple drug and weapon charges. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Ex-WEC champion and UFC bantamweight Brian Bowles was arrested earlier this month on multiple drug charges, including possession of methamphetamine as well as possession of marijuana with intent to sell. Former WEC bantamweight champion and current UFC bantamweight Brian Bowles is back in the spotlight, but for a story that has absolutely nothing to do with any potential return to the cage. Earlier this month, the 34-year-old Bowles (along with a 35-year-old woman) was arrested at his Georgia ho read news >>

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Former World Extreme Cagefighting bantamweight champion Brian Bowles was arrested on Jan. 14 in Arcade, Ga., on several drug-related charges. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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With their upcoming bout at Fight Night Boston looming, we take a look back at the first time Benson Henderson and Donald Cerrone faced each other at WEC 43. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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If you never watched World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) or don't understand why it's so revered among longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) fans, look no further than the WEC 43 main event between Ben Henderson and Donald Cerrone, who threw down back in Oct. 2009 for the interim title. While "Cowboy" would come up short against "Smooth" -- and then again at WEC 48 -- he has a chance for revenge at the UFC Fight Night 59 event later this month in Boston, Mass., on FOX Sports 1 (more on that here). Thir read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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"The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" is looking for another fight, but in lieu of waiting for Bellator MMA's Scott Coker to announce one, he reportedly picked his own at a Las Vegas night club on New Year's Eve. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion-turned Bellator 205-pound contender Tito Ortiz was apparently working on his stand up on New Year's Eve, thanks to a couple of impromptu sparring partners on New Year's Eve in Las Vegas, Nevada. From MMA insider Front Row B read news >>

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UFC / WEC veteran Dan Downes talks strategy and predictions for UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier, taking place Saturday, January 3... read news >>

  • a month ago
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WEC and UFC standout Scott Jorgensen has seen both the highs and lows of MMA in the last 10 years. From a title shot against Dominick Cruz to determine UFC's first bantamweight champion, to losing four out of his last five (including one finish he calls "bullshit"), Jorgensen takes it all in stride and remains as determined and focused as ever. "Young Guns" will put that inner strength to the test at "Grapple at the Garden" this Sunday at noon ET on PPV and GFL.tv. In the battle of Team Renzo Gr read news >>

  • a month ago
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After an eleven-year career, former WEC lightweight champion and UFC veteran Jamie Varner announced his retirement following his fourth consecutive loss. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner announced his retirement from MMA on Saturday, just moments after a first-round loss to Drew Dober at UFC on FOX 13. In his retirement announcement in the Octagon, the 30-year-old Varner, fighting in his hometown of Phoenix, cited his history of injuries as a key factor in stepping aside. "I can't keep up with these young kids anymore," Varner said. "I'm battling injuries all the time. My hat's off to Drew, he came in, hostile territory, and fought hi read news >>

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