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  • 4 days ago
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There is starting out at a high level of competition and then there is being thrown to the proverbial wolves. Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann had been facing the best the world had to offer... read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo faced tough competition during the UFC Fight Night 59 Q&A session Saturday afternoon in Boston. In front of dozens of Conor McGregor fans, Aldo spoke about facing the Irish superstar, who will earn a shot at the 145-featherweight title if victorious Sunday night against Dennis Siver on Sunday night. "I already have a game plan in my mind," Aldo said of a potential bout with "The Notorious". "I’m the king, he’s the joker, and I will make him pay. He will conti read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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No changes were made to the out-of-competition drug-testing policies at Monday's NSAC hearing. Those policies have allowed UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones to avoid a suspension for testing positive for a cocaine metabolite. Issue number 15 on the docket for last Monday's (Jan. 12, 2015) Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) hearing was to discuss whether or not the out-of-competition drug-testing program or policies needed to be changed. Back on Dec. 4, 2014, UFC light heavyweight cha read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Although Jon Jones’ name was never mentioned, the situation brought to light by the UFC light heavyweight champ’s drug test failure was addressed today at a meeting of the NSAC.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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All three out of competition drug tests administered to Jon Jones in December show abnormal levels of various hormones. The Nevada athletic commission tested Jon Jones on three separate occasions during December 2014. Two of these tests, both administered on December 4th, showed the presence of cocaine metabolites. What has received less discussion is that all three tests show abnormal levels of testosterone and/or epitestosterone. All tests show his testosterone level being significantly below read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Ex-UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia retired from competition this past Saturday after being denied clearance to fight Juliano Coutinho at a Reality Fighting event in Uncasville, Conn. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has dropped its plan to implement a year-round drug testing program for its fighters. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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LAS VEGAS - In part due to the Cung Le testing fiasco, the UFC has dropped its plan to implement its own out-of-competition drug testing. Instead, the company will donate money to state athletic commissions in order to enable them to conduct the year-round, random testing, UFC president Dana White told reporters on Thursday. "What we'll do is we'll help fund it so they can do better drug testing, more drug testing," White said. "They can handle it. They're the regulators." White used the example read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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I guess it's not as easy as it sounds. Seems like whenever Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White tries to play commissioner, the promotion ends up issuing a formal apology. Such was the case when White decided he was of the authority to yank a referee he didn't agree with. Then came the botched drug test with UFC middleweight Cung Le. "Our legal team completed screwed that up," White told media members on Thursday (via Bleacher Report). "We fucked it up, and we will fuck it u read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Dana White says that the UFC is eliminating their plans to have out of competition drug testing because of their mishandling of the case involving Cung Le's alleged failed drug test following his fight with Michael Bisping. When the UFC announced somewhat unplanned and last minute drug testing for the Macao card that was headlined by Michael Bisping and Cung Le, it appears that was the beginning of he end for the UFC's plans for out of competition drug testing. The UFC would announce that Le had read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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LAS VEGAS — The Ultimate Fighting Champion has abandoned the plans it once had for an in-house drug testing program that would see all of its contracted fighters tested randomly year-round. UFC president Dana White revealed the news during a media session attended by Bleacher Report on Thursday afternoon at the MGM Grand. White said that the UFC's experience with Cung Le's failed drug test after his loss to Michael Bisping in China was the impetus for recalling the program. White said Le was ini read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC doesn't book many Sunday shows during NFL season, but their decision to book their January 18th Fight Night in Boston is almost certain to go up against the famed New England Patriots. The UFC's return to Boston is just three weeks away, with Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver taking part in the main event on Sunday, January 18th. It's due to be a busy day in the world of North American sports, because the NFL's Conference Championships will determine the two participants in Super Bowl XLIX read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie officially retired from MMA on Thursday following his KO loss at M-1 Challenge 54/ACB 12. Following a disappointing first round KO loss to Fight Club Berkut standout Beslan Isaev, Cody McKenzie has officially retired from MMA competition. McKenzie finishes his career with a 15-6 record in professional competition and a 3-4 run during his tenure with the UFC. He also ends his career on a two-fight losing streak. I'm done fighting I would call it retiring but I nev read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC anti-trust lawsuit that has been widely speculated became a reality on Tuesday when a legal team representing Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry filed the suit. read news >>

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