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  • 11 days ago
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Dennis Siver admits he has felt disrespected by Conor McGregor when talking to media at the UFC Fight Night 59 workouts. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Those anxiously awaiting the showdown between Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero at UFC 184 will have to wait, as “Jacare” has withdrawn from the middleweight bout due to pneumonia. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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The good news is, they're free. If you happen to be in "Beantown" this weekend (Sun., Jan. 18, 2015) to catch UFC Fight Night 59 (fight card here), which goes down from the TD Garden in Boston, Mass., there are plenty of pre-fight festivities to partake prior to the event. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will hold its customary weigh ins this Sat. (Jan. 17) right down the street at the Orpheum Theater, which will also include a Q & A with featherweight champion Jose Aldo, prior to the fight read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis offered his prediction for the upcoming title fight against Rafael dos Anjos. Not only has Anthony Pettis been forced to tolerate consistent trash-talk from Dagestan-native Khabib Nurmagomedov for the past few months, but also now finds himself deflecting similar jabs from the ordinarily reserved Rafael dos Anjos. Dos Anjos, who is scheduled to challenge Pettis for the lightweight championship at UFC 185 in March, recently made the bold proclamation that s read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Jake Shields today admitted to taking a banned diuretic supplied by a friend prior to UFC 150. Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Casey Bohrman has been forced out of her Lion Fight 20 main event clash against Jorina Baars due to injury, Sherdog.com has learned. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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The revelation that UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones failed a December drug test due to cocaine metabolites and has recently checked into a drug rehabilitation center has shaken MMA to the core. The question of how much the UFC and Nevada State Athletic Commission knew, and what they could (or should) have done is swirling across the MMA universe, and UFC President Dana White appeared on Fox Sports 1's America's Pregame to discuss the news and the UFC's handling of the developments. The first top read news >>

  • 24 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 >>

  • 25 days ago
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Tarec Saffiedine forced to withdraw from UFC Fight Night 60 due to groin injury. Chalk up another botched main event to that horrid little pest, The Injury Bug. Tarec Saffiedine is the latest to succumb to forces beyond his control, and has thus withdrawn from his scheduled bout with perennial crowd favorite, Matt Brown for the UFC Fight Night 60 card that was set to take place on Valentine's Day in Broomfield, CO. MMA Junkie reports that Saffiedine has suffered a groin injury and the UFC is cur read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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After booking Michael Johnson for the UFC Fight Night 61 co-main event in February, UFC officials on Monday he has been largely inactive due to an arrest in April. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Jon Jones told the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) in September that he lost his endorsement deal with Nike due to his infamous brawl with Daniel Cormier during a press event in August. Jones admitted Monday that wasn't exactly true. "When I was in front of the commission, I definitely worded it wrong," Jones said on a UFC 182 media conference call. "Nike did not drop me because of that fight and I kind of owe an apology to Nike for saying they dropped me because of the fight. They actually did read news >>

  • a month ago
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They'd both made weight on Friday and were ready to go, but UFC middleweights Derek Brunson and Ed Herman won't be fighting on the UFC on FOX 13 preliminary card as previously scheduled. As first reported by Ariel Helwani on the Fox Sports 1 broadcast, Brunson was struck by an onset of food poisoning Saturday and was ruled ineligible to compete. Brunson took to Facebook to apologize for his inability to compete: Post by Derek Brunson. The UFC on FOX 13 fight card will continue with just 12 fight read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bantamweight Francisco Rivera plans on appealing his submission loss to Urijah Faber due to an eye poke sustained moments before the finish. UFC 181 featured a second controversial conclusion to a bout outside of the main event when Referee Mario Yamasaki failed to notice a blatant eye poke that brought about the end of the preliminary fight between Urijah Faber and Francisco Rivera. It was an unfortunate ending to an entertaining fight - one that will force Rivera to appeal the result. "When I read news >>

  • a month ago
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Francisco Rivera will appeal his submission loss to Urijah Faber on Saturday night at UFC 181 in Las Vegas with the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), Rivera told MMA Fighting. Rivera said after discussing the situation with his manager Jason House, it was something he felt like he needed to do. In the second round, Faber clearly poked Rivera in the eye, sending Rivera up against the cage, covering his face clearly in pain. Faber swarmed, landed punches and eventually cinched in a bulldog choke f read news >>

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