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Former UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva came to the aid of his fellow Brazilian Anderson Silva, and explained why the positive drug test will never tarnish the former champion’s legacy. On Tuesday, Feb. 3, it was announced that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for Drostanolone and Androstane, both banned substances under the World Anti-Doping Agency code. A few weeks later, after vehemently denying any wrongdoing, Silva failed his post-fight test for oxazepam, medicatio read news >>

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Despite dropping his last four bouts in the Octagon, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has a renewed confidence. A former patient of the since-banned testosterone replacement therapy [TRT], Mir now believes the treatment only served as a stop gap helping to push through his larger issues. "TRT was patchwork - it was putting a Band-Aid on the problem," Mir told MMA Junkie. "I went to a medical doctor, but I wasn't searching out TRT. I just purely went to the doctor and said, ‘Hey, I don't read news >>

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Frank Mir, who will headline a UFC event this weekend in Brazil, says that TRT wasn't the solution to issues he was facing at the time, but he has learned how to deal with them correctly now that TRT is banned. Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been struggling of late, losing his last four contests inside the octagon. He will compete in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 against Antonio Silva in Brazil this weekend, and a loss could mean the end of the line for him the 14-year vete read news >>

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A couple weeks after Mike Tyson made headlines for directing a profanity laced tirade at a Canadian journalist, “Iron Mike” is back in the news -- this time on a more positive note. read news >>

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"Look at the situation we're in right now. I think what Bellator is doing right now is great, cutting back on the amount of shows so they can put out quality events. Now, what [passes] as a quality event these days, [one good fight] here and there. Like, put out quality. Quality is what matters, not quantity. I feel like [MMA] has gotten to the point where it's just watered down. It's kind of like when you add more water to Kool-Aid and make you it more un-concentrated. No, make it more concentr read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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TORONTO - For Brian Stann, it's easy to ignore the carnage in the cage to reflect on the personal tragedy outside of it. As the middleweight contender prepares for arguably the biggest fight of his career at Saturday's UFC 152 event, the his brother-in-law's recent suicide is still fresh in his mind. MMA is nothing compared to that challenge, but Stann hopes a victory over Michael Bisping could benefit both aspects of his life. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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When the body has nothing more to offer, the spirit still fights.  At its peak form, that is what MMA and combat sports offer spectators: the illustration of mind, heart and spirit to the masses.  In enduring tragedy, that is what Devin Johnson contributes to MMA. The Team Alpha Male representative was injured while sparring in May at Sacramento's Ultimate Fitness. On Saturday night, Phil Baldacci is donating his fight purse to the fighter's recovery fund. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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When it comes to his immediate fighting future, Michael Bisping has an admittedly one-track mind. After winning "The Ultimate Fighter 3," picking up a dozen UFC victories over the past six years, and recently falling just short to now-top contender Chael Sonnen in his most recent bout, Bisping is focused on getting a title shot - and little else. That's why he chose Tim Boetsch instead of Cung Le as his next opponent. read news >>

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Chris Brown better watch his back.

The popular singer turned Ike Turner wannabe allegedly repeatedly punched and kicked fellow singing superstar and girlfriend Rihanna so violently that she ended up in a local hospital. read news >>