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Ryan Ford says he competed at WSOF with a broken forearm, Ray Sefo has since released a statement denying prior knowledge. Ryan Ford took on Jake Shields this past weekend as the headliner of WSOF 14, where he lost by submission. Shortly after the bout, he released a video saying that he broke his forearm less than two weeks before the bout. He decided not to pull out citing the 'need' to compete and still receive his fight purse: "Today is Oct. 2. Part of this game is putting your body through read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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The former WSOF champ and new UFC signing didn't appreciate what the ex-Bellator champ has been saying on Twitter. Earlier this week, Josh Burkman and Ben Askren had an ugly Twitter back and forth that climaxed with Burkman apparently claiming he dropped his WSOF title fight to Steve Carl to "get out of" his contract. Burkman had to go to Sherdog to clarify his statements. "Ben Askren is just a bitter dude, he has a great career going on, but it seems like he is just not happy. He's always troll read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le says he is "completely surprised" to hear he failed a post-fight drug test for human growth hormone (HGH), and he is calling into question the procedures used to test him. In a written statement sent to MMA Junkie, Le pleaded his innocence after the UFC handed down a one-year suspension following his UFC Fight Night 48 loss to Michael Bisping last month (h/t MMA Junkie). I was completed surprised at the results of my recent drug test. I was inform read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Cung Le, who was suspended earlier this week after failing his UFC Fight Night 48 drug test, was caught by surprise when news broke that he tested positive for an excess level of Human Growth Hormone (HGH). Especially considering he "did not take any performance-enhancing drugs or anything that would cause his natural level of HGH to exceed normal levels." That's according to the official statement Le released (via MMA Junkie), where he outright read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Contrary to various reports, Georges St-Pierre currently has no plans to return to fighting. According to MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani, St-Pierre’s former manager, Stephane Patry, reported to RDS on Wednesday that the former UFC welterweight champ had officially decided to return to MMA. However, St-Pierre has informed MMAFighting.com that the rumors aren’t true and that he has yet to decide if he’ll ever fight again. “Georges has absolutely no return plan [right now],” said Firas Zahabi, St- read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Yoel Romero, who knocked out Tim Kennedy at UFC 178 last Saturday night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada (video), came under fire for taking a coffee break between rounds two and three, perhaps buying himself some extra recovery time after getting his head caved in at the close of the second stanza. See how the entire mess unfolded here. While Romero's corner was accused of "the dirtiest trick in the book" by UFC President Dana White, coach  read news >>

  • a month ago
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Speaking publicly for the first time since a Florida judge dropped all charges levied against him stemming from an alleged early-February altercation with his ex-wife, newly re-signed UFC fighter Thiago Silva denied any wrongdoing and suggested that the alleged victim, Thaysa Kamiji, falsified the accusations which ultimately led to his arrest. "The truth is they didn't find no proof," Silva said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "I never pointed any gun at my ex-wife, I never tried to hurt ( read news >>

  • a month ago
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If you follow Twitter for breaking fight announcements, you may have noticed a bout between UFC featherweights Jeremy Stephens and Lucas Martins popping up early Wednesday morning. The fight was originally reported by Instagram user mmajunkie7375. It was then picked up by several sources such as MMA Mad. The problem with that, according to Stephens' agent Ryan Hass, is that the fight isn't happening at all. It's not confirmed, and Stephens' team has no intentions of accepting the reported scrap read news >>

  • a month ago
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Joe Soto found no gold at the end of his rainbow. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Despite reports on the contrary, Scott Coker has denied rumors saying that Gina Carano has signed with Bellator. Reports surfaced that there will be a 'major announcement' for Bellator today, and rumor mill has circulated with people claiming that the big news was about Gina Carano, along with Marloes Coenen, allegedly spurning the UFC by deciding to sign with their rivals instead. There may still be an announcement to be made today, but it may just not be about the former 'face of Women's MMA'. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Popular porn star Christy Mack was hospitalized on Friday (Aug. 8, 2014) after she was allegedly beat down by boyfriend and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter "War Machine" (full report here), who is currently wanted by Las Vegas police in connection with the assault. Not only to Mack, but also an unidentified third party. While rumors have been running rampant on social media, Mack denies that she was caught "banging some MMA fighter" behind War Machine's back, but has yet to come forward with de read news >>

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