I guess Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) does care about the drug problem, after all. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is continuing its assault on the performance-enhancing drug (PED) problem that has plagued the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) over the last couple of years, and forced some fighters to call it a career, by taking matters into its own hands.
According to Marc Ratner, vice president of regulatory affairs, UFC officials are currently meeting with several agencies to see read news >>
The UFC seeks to randomly drug test a certain percentage of its fighters under contract by the end of the year, according to an official, and could start within the next three or four months.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Antonio ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira revealed that he plans on retiring by the end of 2015 when he completes his UFC contract.
Antonio ‘Minotauro' Nogueira is not prepared to hang up the gloves just yet.
The former PRIDE heavyweight champion revealed that he plans on fighting until the end of 2015, which would allow him to complete the two fights remaining on his current UFC contract.
"I know I won't fight forever," Nogueira told Ag. Fight. "I'm focused on my gym' read news >>
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s mixed martial arts career is coming to an end.
The former PRIDE and UFC heavyweight champion, who built a 34-9-1 (1 no-contest) record since his MMA debut in 1999, announced his plans to retire from the sport by the end of 2015.
Coming off back-to-back losses for the first time in his 46-fight career, "Minotauro" plans to fulfill his UFC contract and move on.
"I know I won’t fight forever," Nogueira told Ag. Fight. "I’m focused on my gym’s business now. It’s a beautifu read news >>
The Ultimate Fighter is not for everybody. The ordeal of spending weeks on end away from loved ones, all while being stuck in a house with your competition often proves too much. read news >>
Sam Caplan has tweeted that he will be officially done with Bellator on August 25.
Things keep changing at Bellator. First it was the ousting of Bjorn Rebney and replacing him with Scott Coker, War Machine has been released in a bit of a new "zero tolerance" policy from a promotion that previously signed Brett Rogers and played up War Machine's legal troubles and now matchmaker Sam Caplan is out the door.
Caplan tweeted earlier today, "Just wanted to let everyone know that 8/25 will be my last d read news >>
In the end, Chael Sonnen’s match at Metamoris 4 on Saturday may have been as much about what was going on away from the mat as what was happening on it – where he was tapped out by Andre Galvao.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Ross Pearson found himself on the wrong end of one of the most controversial split decisions in UFC history this past June. Now he looks to put it behind him and move on with a statement win over Gray Maynard on August 16.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Vinny Magalhaes’ busy run won’t end until late September, and he wants to go 3-0 in three months.
A former UFC light heavyweight, "Pezao" returned to the win column in MMA with a first-round submission over Jorge Gonzalez in Mexico, and he’s scheduled to meet Jason Brilz for the vacant Titan FC 205-pound title on Sept. 26. Sandwiched between the MMA bouts is Metamoris 4, where he faces Keenan Cornelius in a no-gi match this Saturday in Los Angeles.
"I fought in MMA three weeks ago and I have ano read news >>
Fight fans rejoice, as one of the most entertaining fighters in all of mixed martial arts (MMA) could be making his return to action later this year, as Chan Sung Jung eyes a late 2014 comeback against Akira Corassani. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight division could be getting one of its brightest stars back later this year, as UFC Tonight is reporting that Chan Sung Jung could possibly make his return to the Octagon at the end of the year.
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Two recently victorious flyweights may soon collide to determine the next challenger for the UFC's 125-pound title.
A proposed match-up between top-10 contenders John Lineker and Ian McCall is currently in discussions by UFC matchmakers, according to a report from MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, and both fighters are in favor of the idea.
Lineker (24-7) and McCall (13-4-1), ranked No. 7 and No. 3 respectively, both earned impressive wins within three days of each other in mid-Jul read news >>