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An unintentional eye poke from Kid Yamamoto led to his UFC 184 fight with Roman Salazar being declared a No Contest. Kid Yamamoto's return to the UFC didn't go quite according to plan. The Japanese legend faced off with Roman Salazar on the preliminary card of UFC 184, and was looking decent over the first few minutes of the fight. But an accidental eye poke ended up stopping the action in the second round, and the bout was declared a No Contest. Both men actually poked each other in the eye in read news >>

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Going into his UFC 184 fight against Roman Salazar at Staples Center, there were many questions about whether legendary Japanese fighter Norfiumi "Kid" Yamamoto still had it. After their bout in Los Angeles, the questions still remain. Salazar, of Scottsdale, Ariz., was ruled unable to continue after taking a brutal double eye poke which was ruled incidental. Referee John McCarthy ruled the bout a no-contest at 2:37 of the round. The bantamweight duo engaged in a back-and-forth first round fille read news >>

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Max Holloway defeated Cole Miller by decision in an entertaining scrap, but the latter kept complaining about headbutts. Max Holloway won his 5th straight bout after defeating Cole Miller by unanimous decision on Saturday night. It was an entertaining bout, but Miller did constantly complain about accidental clashes of heads throughout the contest. Watch the highlights above, and for a recap of the bout check out a snippet from our live blog: Related: Max Holloway beats Cole Miller, gets bout vs read news >>

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Despite reports to the contrary, the UFC 183 headlining bout between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz has not been ruled a no-contest. read news >>

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You likely saw this coming... Cesar Gracie got what he wanted. Just like that, Anderson Silva's 18th career Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) victory has been overturned to a "No Contest" by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) following "The Spider's" positive test for performance enhancing drugs (PED) in a January 9th drug screening. NSAC executive director Bob Bennett broke the news to Brazilian outlet Fohla: "It will be ruled a NC (no contest). I don't know if he will receive the w read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Anderson Silva's victory over Nick Diaz is being stripped from the record books as NSAC director Bob Bennett confirms the bout will be switched to a 'no contest'. Things have gone from bad to worse for Anderson Silva, after an impressive win against Nick Diaz at UFC 183 the UFC announced that the former long term champion had tested positive for two performance enhancing drugs in his Jan 9th pre-fight drug test. While Silva adamantly denies any wrong doing NAC executive director Bob Bennett has read news >>

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A women's bantamweight contest between Liz Carmouche and Lauren Murphy has been added to UFC Fight Night 63 on April 4, 2015 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., according to UFC officials Tuesday.Carmouche will try to snap a two-fight skid at the event. She has lost to Miesha Tate at UFC on FOX 3 and Alexis Davis at UFC: Fight for the Troops 3 via unanimous decision. She is 1-3 in the UFC.Murphy will try to again to get her first UFC win the Octagon. She lost to Sara McMann via split decision read news >>

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Dennis Siver has been busted for taking performance-enhancing drugs once. Conor McGregor believes there is no guarantee he won't be using them when the two fight Sunday. "I feel he has been on that stuff his whole career and who knows his evolution?" McGregor said Tuesday on ESPN2's Highly Questionable. "He has probably evolved his skills of hiding the substance. So as far as I'm aware, he could be entering this contest on performance-enhancing drugs as it is. I do not respect an individual like read news >>

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A lightweight contest between Tony Ferguson and Yancy Medeiros has been added to UFC 184 “Weidman vs. Belfort.” read news >>

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The women’s strawweight contest between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha at UFC on Fox 13 was viewed by many as a title eliminator bout to decide the next challenger for newly-crowned champion Carla Esparza. read news >>

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