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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has released Thiago Silva from his ZUFFA contract (again) and not long after, suspended fellw light heavyweight Anthony Johnson following a domestic dispute with the mother of his children. From Bloody Elbow: In two separate statements released today, the promotion confirmed Silva's contract has been terminated yet again after ex-wife Thaysa Kamiji uploaded audio/video evidence detailing his alleged past of cocaine use and domestic abuse: "Thiago Silva was re read news >>

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For a very long time, fans of the combative sports have been waiting (or even dying) for the UFC to go to Mexico. The reasoning is simple: Mexico is home to some of the greatest fighters in the world, hands down, and MMA fans would love to see fighters like them in the Octagon. To think that the next generation of great MMA fighters may come, at least in part, from Mexico—if they are inspired—is terribly exciting. But we knew that was never going to happen until Zuffa decided to go all-in when i read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ahead of his UFC bout against Ovince Saint Preux, Zuffa has released a video with Ryan Bader sharing three facts that you may not know about him. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The many-time world BJJ champ and UFC veteran has some thoughts about Zuffa's business practices and explains why he left the organization. Strikeforce and UFC vet Roger Gracie opened up to Brazilian outlet Opovo about Zuffa and explains his perspective on leaving the organization. Translation by Fernando Arbex. "I'm with a deal almost closed and in the next few days I'll announce my return to MMA. I should be back still in this year, we got everything settled and soon everybody will know where read news >>

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Just what exactly did Chuck Liddell do for Zuffa when he retired and took a desk job with them? Find out in this lost interview from 2011, as well as his thoughts on Overeem and who Chuck wanted to fight before retirement! read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Less than 24 hours after it was revealed by the British Columbia Athletic Commission that Ali Bagautinov had tested positive for a banned substance prior to his bout against Demetrious Johnson at UFC 174, Ultimate Fighting Championship has revealed its stance. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After Ali Bagautinov was determined to have failed his drug test before UFC 174, Zuffa released the below statement on the top flyweight contender. "UFC 174 competitor Ali Bagautinov has been suspended by the British Columbia Athletic Commission for testing positive for erythropoietin (EPO). He was also informed that his positive test violated the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy and Promotional Agreement with Zuffa, LLC. The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or pe read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Zuffa Statement on Vitor Belfort's Test Results Release read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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According to UFC President Dana White, the Zuffa career of Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva is officially done following his failure to be licensed for his scheduled UFC 175 bout with Chael Sonnen. The news is little surprise and has been somewhat expected since the story first broke. The announcement was made by White at a media scrum ahead of UFC Fight Night 41 and was reported by several media members on Twitter: Also, Dana confirmed that Wandy is "done" in the UFC. Stories aplenty headed t read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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A blue chip prospect comes to the UFC. BJJ world champion Gilbert "Durinho" Burns has been signed by the Zuffa promotion with an eye on a summer debut at welterweight. There are prospects and there are "what would happen if this guy ever fought in the UFC" prospects. Athletes who have already achieved a status and greatness in another sport, that beg to be showcased in MMA. That doesn't mean they'll always quite pan out, but fighters like Tyrone Spong, Roger Gracie, and many others get a special read news >>

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