The Nevada Attorney General's Office has urged the state's athletic commission to deny Wanderlei Silva's Motion to Dismiss his disciplinary hearing for evading a random drug test. read news >>
He's not out of the woods just yet. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight/light heavyweight attraction Wanderlei Silva no-showed the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) hearing (for this) earlier this month in Las Vegas, after sending his lawyer to file a motion to dismiss any and all disciplinary action against him. The commissioners agreed to delay the discussion and a new date will be revealed pending their decision (details here). Silva's attorney, Ross Goodman, argues that r read news >>
The ongoing saga between the Nevada Athletic Commission and Wanderlei Silva is a long way from over. This time the Nevada Attorney General wants to trump Silva's trump card, and has asked the NAC to deny the last-minute motion Silva filed last week to dismiss disciplinary action for evading a random drug test in May. Back in June, Silva appeared before the NAC for evading a random drug test ahead of his UFC 175 fight with Chael Sonnen. He admitted at the time to running away from the test, and c read news >>
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UFC flyweight Louis Gaudinot denies any intentional violation that resulted in a failed post-fight exam of his March 8 fight at UFC Fight Night in London. read news >>
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is claiming his phone was hacked and thus is not responsible for multiple homophobic posts carried out through Instagram. Just 11 days out from his next title defense, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones finds himself under scrutiny for homophobic comments sent under his Instagram account to an MMA fan in Sweden, who says Jones blocked him on Twitter, went through his Instagram pictures, and was repeatedly harassed with homophobic comments on multipl read news >>
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Woodley is currently ranked No. 4 in a crowded welterweight division. Close judges' decision? Tyron Woodley ain't got time for that. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will ask "The Chosen One" to prove he's worthy of a division title shot by disposing of Rory MacDonald at the upcoming UFC 174 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on June 14, 2014, inside the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. When in doubt, whoop a young dude's butt (via MMA Fighting). "Usually I don't read news >>
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Tyron Woodley is a man on a mission. At 31 years of age and of the belief he's finally turned a corner in his fighting career, he's ready for the top prize: the UFC welterweight championship. Despite a couple of hiccups along the way, he's almost there. He got even closer on Saturday when he defeated Carlos Condit at UFC 171 in the second round of their bout. And yet, Woodley knows his mission isn't just to parade his accomplishments, but to lobby on behalf of them. There's belief in the ATT pro read news >>
UFC Fight Night 26 main eventer Chael Sonnen has yet to be granted a fight license for the Aug. 17 event, but the Massachusetts Commission has preliminarily agreed to allow him to fight. read news >>
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A report today of an injury to Anderson Silva brought swift denials from the middleweight champ's reps and the UFC. read news >>
Few could deny that Vitor Belfort has been on a roll of late. read news >>
Police in Des Moines, Iowa, say Jeremy Stephens' UFC on FX 5 booking was their first confirmation of the fighter's whereabouts following his alleged participation in a October 2011 assault.
Acting on that knowledge, they had the fighter arrested on an outstanding warrant on the morning of his Oct. 5 fight.
Stephens was scheduled to fight Yves Edwards on the preliminary card of the FX-televised event at Target Center in Minneapolis.
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