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  • 3 months ago
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It was announced today that Jamal Ben Saddik has been suspended for his actions in a June 29 fight with Hesdy Gerges. The decision was reached by an internal GLORY disciplinary committee and Ben Saddik's contract will expire during the suspension term. Belgian heavyweight Jamal Ben Saddik has been issued with a six-month suspension by a GLORY disciplinary committee. It comes after Ben Saddik's disqualification in a June 29 fight with fellow GLORY heavyweight Hesdy Gerges at Qabala FC 1 in Baku, read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Following the decision to move a planned Cage Warriors event from Sweden to Jordan, the Swedish MMA Federation (SMMAF) is rebuilding it's bout approval process. Turns out nobody is happy with the recent Cage Warriors fiasco, in which a planned event had to be moved from Stockholm, Sweden to Amman, Jordan because the SMMAF was unable to approve the planned bouts on the card. Four of the five planned main event fights did not meet SMMAF approval to be contested under the unified rules of MMA, desp read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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If it’s any consolation to the Cage Warriors brass, future attempts to put on an event in Sweden might be met with considerably more success. Filed under: Cage Warriors, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Athletic commissions strapped for funds to drug test athletes could receive help from the Association of Boxing Commissions, according to a new proposal drafted for the organization’s 2014 conference.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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The Association of Boxing Commissions’ executive director is recommending that member commissions follow current protocols for testosterone exemptions, but he’s looking into Nevada’s recent ban on them. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a year ago
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Wrestling has been reinstated for the 2020 Olympics. The International Olympic Committee approved the move on Sunday in Buenos Aires. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The International Olympic Committee executive board voted Wednesday to retain wrestling’s bid for inclusion in the 2020 Games. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The International Olympic Committee Executive Board on Wednesday announced that wrestling was among a group of three sports selected for the short list of candidate sports for the final provisional sport spot in the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation today announced it has established an anti-doping committee that is focused on enabling its members to meet World Anti-Doping Agency compliance in one year's time. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) announced on Tuesday that they've established an anti-doping committee to ensure MMA is on par with other international sports when it comes to anti-doping policies. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Association of Boxing Commissions will soon examine and consider the World Anti-Doping Agency’s new marijuana threshold. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Swedish MMA Federation's medical committee stands by its decision not to clear Alexander Gustafsson for this past weekend's UFC on FUEL TV 9 headliner. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Swedish MMA Federation today announced that Alexander Gustafsson (15-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) has not been approved by Medical Committee to fight Mousasi (33-3-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at Saturday's UFC on FUEL TV 9 event due to his facial cut. Read official statement below.
According to SMMAF regulations the competitors in a match shall be examined by the certified appointed match doctor prior to the match. The examination is always carried out the day before the match, this is to safeguard that a compe read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta was on hand Thursday as a New York State Senate Committee again overwhelmingly approved MMA, but will it finally become legal this year? read news >>

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