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LOS ANGELES -- Jake Ellenberger talks about his UFC 184 fight against Josh Koscheck, his last loss, the state of his career, the mental side of the game, and much more. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Poke and choke FTW! Urijah Faber earned his second straight victory in Dec. 2014, submitting Francisco Rivera in round two of their bantamweight bout at UFC 181. But, it wasn't without controversy. Moments before sinking in a fight-ending bulldog choke, "The California Kid" accidentally poked Rivera's right eye (see it), causing him to visibly wince in pain and discomfort. A few seconds later, the fight was over. During today's (Feb. 17, 2015) hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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The outcome of the UFC 181 fight between Urijah Faber and Francisco Rivera will not be changed, even though Faber admitted there was an accidental eye poke. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Sorry, Francisco Rivera: The Nevada State Athletic Commission will not be changing the result of your UFC 181 submission loss to Urijah Faber.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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January was a banner month for the UFC with four successful major events. It should have been one of the best months in promotion history. Instead, what people will most remember is that two of the UFC's biggest stars -- and best pound-for-pound fighters of all time -- both failed drug tests. The news of Jon Jones' positive test for cocaine metabolites hit Jan. 6, three days after Jones defeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 182. Anderson Silva's failed test results for anabolic steroids came out three read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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In his recent podcast, UFC commentator Joe Rogan explains that UFC president Dana White has a solution for the continuing eye-poke problem in the sport: simply deduct a point from fighters for every poke. The UFC's open-hand gloves have many benefits, especially for the grappling part of the game. But they do have one big drawback: the risk of poking an opponents eye is very high. We have seen it time and time again, a fighter waving his hands in his opponent's face to distract him or to defend read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Kenny Florian spoke about two of the greatest fighters in the history of the sport failing drug tests, and the UFC vet says 'it's just embarrassing'. Former UFC contender Kenny Florian, along with Daniel Cormier, was at Fox Sports and they discussed two of the greatest MMA fighters of all time both failing their random drug tests just weeks apart. Jon Jones of course failed his test because of cocaine, while Silva tested positive for anabolic steroids. Here's what Florian had to say about the tw read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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UFC star in the making Jessica Eye has engaged in a bitter war of words with the ever controversial Fallon Fox. Emerging UFC fighter Jessica Eye has made a name for herself with her exciting, fan friendly style. That has now translated from simple in-cage performances to smack talking skills, as she was recently involved in a war of words with the ever outspoken Fallon Fox. The incident began when Fox publicly criticized Eye for her "misinformed" and "transophobic" views on transgendered fighter read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Not a bad idea ... Drug use Eye pokes have become a re-occurring problem in mixed martial arts (MMA). Aside from causing pain, discomfort and serious injury, eye pokes -- inadvertent or not -- often slow down the tempo of a fight and occasionally take a fighter out of his or her groove ... or even leads to a loss for the recipient. Unfortunately, there isn't a way to stop a problem that looks to have no end in sight. Some, like Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan, th read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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It's no secret that Joe Rogan isn't a huge fan of the UFC's gloves. The UFC commentator has made his case against the gloves for playing a major role in the promotion's eye poke epidemic, but Rogan says his bosses believe the problem lies with the fighters. "There's a lot of people that have some really strong feelings about the shape of the [UFC] gloves right now and that they're contributing to eye pokes," Rogan said last week on his podcast. "I've had some recent conversations with [UFC presi read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Diaz has a mouse over his left eye to start the third frame as Silva comes out bouncing -- perhaps motivated to turn up the pressure after exchanging heated words. Diaz switches up his stance as Silva finds a way to get through. Once again, Diazis talking trash and Silva backs off to fight. Silva mimics Diaz's antics in the next exchange and Diaz starts to give chase. He covers up as Silva lightly boxes his ears. Silva goes for a thigh puch-body shot combination, which he follows up with a flyin read news >>

  • a month ago
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When a fighter hits his forties, a discussion about retirement arises after every loss. But despite having been stopped by Gegard Mousasi in the first round last Saturday, Dan Henderson wants none of it. It just wasn't Hendo's night. After a counter-right hand by Gegard Mousasi, the former Pride champion stumbled to the ground and got finished by follow-up shots after only 70 seconds of their co-main event fight at UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson. A stoppage that might have seemed a little read news >>

  • a month ago
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When Dan Henderson arrived at the UFC on Fox 14 post-fight press conference at the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm on Saturday, his left eye was patched over in white gauze. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Looks like BJ Penn could be in a bit more trouble than it initially seemed. When it was initially reported that BJ Penn had been arrested at a Wailea hotel following an altercation, details were thin on the ground. Now, with a few more details surfacing, things aren't looking so good for Penn. Hawaii News Now reports that Penn was apparently trying to pick a fight, while out at a bar. When his friend tried to intervene, Penn decided to fight him instead. Here's their description of events: Hawai read news >>

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