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Leonardo Leite kept his perfect record intact and claimed Legacy FC’s middleweight title, but the win over Larry Crowe did not come without controversy.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

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We're still months away from the UFC officially implementing it's new Reebok deal, but that doesn't mean fighters aren't already feeling the pinch. Whether you think the UFC's new uniform deal is awesome or abominable, the effects are already being felt by fighters. For some, like Paige VanZant and Conor McGregor, it's been all good news. Feature athletes are signing individual deals, putting more per-fight money into their pocket. Of course, these are also often the sort of athletes that can st read news >>

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Let's go to the video tape! Or not ... Mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran, Josh Neer -- who did about 15 tours inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) -- and his handlers have been busy all day trying erase traces of a 14-second unsanctioned "bully beatdown" highlight video. But, as "The Dentist" is now more than likely very aware, the viral footprint of clickable and shareable media in this day and age is essentially permanent (WATCH IT HERE!). Neer likely quickly realized that the amateu read news >>

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Royce Gracie, who has been busted for PEDs in the past, claims that there isn't a PED problem in MMA. "The system is working", he claims. UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie is currently working as a "brand ambassador" for Bellator, and was on hand for last week's show in Fresno. Gracie, one of the pioneers of the sport of MMA, spoke to MMA Fighting about the recent positive drug tests of top UFC stars such as Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Jon Jones, and claims that the sport doesn't have a drug pro read news >>

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Is there a chance Anderson Silva is innocent? According to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Antonio Silva, "The Spider" was operating under the care of his physician, Dr. Marcio Tannure, who may have gone above and beyond the call of duty in an effort to preserve the UFC 183 pay-per-view (PPV) main event. "Bigfoot" talks to Globo (via Bloody Elbow): "Anderson has fought since he was 17, during his long career he has never had a problem with doping. Unfortunately, this happened wh read news >>

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Andy "The Machine" Ristie takes on Australian Steve Moxon in a lightweight tilt on the GLORY 19 "Superfight Series" later this evening (Feb. 6, 2015). With a victory, the Surinamese fighter will most likely get a lightweight title shot against Robin van Roosmalen next. HAMPTON, Va. -- With a win over Australian Steve Moxon tonight (Feb. 6, 2015) in the featured match of GLORY 19's "Superfight Series" -- which will air next Friday on CBS Sports Network at 11 p.m. ET (more details here) -- Andy Ri read news >>

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The world of mixed martial arts was rocked when it was reported that Anderson Silva failed a pre-fight drug test for his match at UFC 183 against Nick Diaz. There have been many comments and questions in the hours since Yahoo Sports' Kevin Iole reported the failed drug test, but Silva has finally broken his silence with a statement provided to Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com by Silva's manager Ed Soares: I’ve been competing in this sport for a very long time. This is my nineteenth fight in the read news >>

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The greatest fighter in MMA history tested positive for two types of performance enhancing drugs prior to his UFC 183 main event clash with Nick Diaz, and he won’t talk to the media right now. According to his doctor Marcio Tannure, who is also the medical director of the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA), Silva is devastated with the news, but claims he did not take drostanolone and androstane, the two banned substances found in his system. "Anderson told me he’s disappointed, upset be read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva has sued the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and is claiming the government regulatory body exceeded their authority when they issued a lifetime ban in September of last year. "The NSAC, like any other agency, is a 'creature' of statue and attempts to expand jurisdiction over subject matter not conferred by the legislature is without authority of the law and void. Here, the legislature clearly defined the NSAC's powers to 'issuing and revoking licens read news >>

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Conor McGregor did just about everything he said he was going to at UFC Fight Night 59 on Sunday night in Boston. He stopped long-time veteran Dennis Siver in the second round with strikes in a totally one-sided performance. As a result, he also earned $50,000 with a Performance of the Night bonus. UFC Dana White announced the news at the post-fight press conference. McGregor was in control from the beginning, walking Siver down and pot shotting with long-range straights and jabs. The Irish feat read news >>

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The lesson from a Uriah Hall fight, as always: Then the New York City resident connects, bad things can happen. The Jamaican-born middleweight connected with a right hand during the first round of his fight with Ron Stallings at UFC Fight Night 59 at TD Garden in Boston and opened a horrendous cut over his left eye. Soon thereafter, referee Herb Dean asked the cageside doctor to check the cut, who waved off the bout, giving Hall the injury TKO win at 3:37 of the opening round Sunday. "You know w read news >>

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Ian McCall's ex-wife, Shay, claims to have been 'strangled' by Mayhem Miller and has pressed charges against the MMA fighter. She has also posted photos of bruises from the alleged assault. Looks like there will be more legal troubles for Jason Miller as the former UFC fighter is mired in another controversy. This time, it involves Ian McCall's ex-wife Shay McCall, who says she has filed charges against 'Mayhem' for an allegedly being assaulted earlier this week. She spoke about it on social med read news >>

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It wasn't until after "Cowboy" sent him a friendly text that "Smooth" was aware of the last-minute switcharoo. Ben Henderson, much like Donald Cerrone, is a "fight anywhere, anytime" type of guy. Still, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion would appreciate somewhat of a notice if his opponent is hurt and he's in line to fight someone else. According to "Smooth," no one from the promotion informed him -- or any member of his team -- when Eddie Alvarez had to bow ou read news >>

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One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren revealed that UFC President Dana White’s recent comments about him were nothing but lies. read news >>

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