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  • 10 days ago
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UFC flyweight top contender, Ian McCall details the hours leading up to withdrawing from his co-main event bout, and his thoughts on John Linekar trying to leapfrog him to a title shot. Having to withdraw from a fight is never a fun experience for a fighter. They miss opportunities to improve their ranking, earn their fight purse, performance bonuses and increase their fan presence. It's an emotional blow that combines anger, frustration and guilt into one messy package. When you have to withdra read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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"A few very nice officers came and spoke to me while I was on suicide watch, made me realize a few things, mostly that I called it quits too early. Never in my life have I been a quitter, and I know that my perseverance is the main quality which makes me appealing to fans ... and I'll be the first to say that I bitched out way too prematurely. I'm sorry to all of my loved ones and supporters, this order has just been hell on me. Everything was going so well and this shit just blindsided me." -- read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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With a nightmare weekend behind him, and 30 hours of travel to think about everything that took place, Ian McCall could boil down the health scare that caused him to drop out of his UFC Fight Night 56 co-main event against Ian McCall to a simple premise. "Once I weakened my immune system with my weight cut, my body completely failed me," the flyweight contender from Orange County said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. A blood infection had slowed down McCall during his training in the leadup read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Suspensions and fines have been doled out for the 4 men who failed their drug tests at Bellator 127. Following Bellator 127, a relatively large amount of fighters failed their post-fight drug tests as 4 fighters from the card tested positive for banned substances. Punishments for Rob Emerson, Keith Berry, Nick Moghaddam, and Fernando Gonzalez have since been laid out, and MMAWeekly has the numbers: Berry and Moghaddam both tested positive for marijuana and an elevated testosterone-to-epitestoste read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Jim Hettes failed to topple The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 14 runner-up, Dennis Bermudez, his last time out, getting pounded out in round three at UFC 171 back in March 2014. "The Kid," however, will get a roundabout opportunity for redemption when he collides with TUF 14 winner, Diego Brandao, in a Featherweight scrap planned for UFC 183, which will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Jan. 31, 2015. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made the announcement earlier this evening on its official webs read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The four Bellator 127 fighters that failed their post-fight drug tests were handed their punishment by the California State Athletic Commission on Tuesday. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The California State Athletic Commission has issued fines and suspensions to the four Bellator MMA fighters who failed drug tests following Bellator 127 on Oct. 3. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The California State Athletic Commission revealed that four fighters on the Bellator 127 fight card tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. In a surprising turn of events, four fighters on the Bellator 127 fight card tested positive for various performance enhancing drugs and have been handed accompanying suspensions. The most notable of these fighters is veteran Rob Emerson, who tested positive for the prescription drug Provigil (Modafinil), which has been banned by the World Anti-Dopi read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Four fighters from Bellator 127 have failed their post-fight drug tests. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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UFC fighter Robert Drysdale had his official punishment handed down from Nevada following his failed drug test at The Ultimate Fighter Finale. Robert Drysdale has had a rocky start to his career with the UFC, first failing a drug test for an out of competition drug test that returned a testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratio of 19.4:1 (the Nevada limit is 4:1) and then failing a drug test after his Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale drug test for a similar ratio failure. The Nevada State Athletic Commissi read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday handed down a one-year suspension to UFC light heavyweight Robert Drysdale for his failed post-fight drug test following his debut fight with the promotion in July. Drysdale, a decorated 33-year-old jiu-jitsu specialist, tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone following his first-round rear-naked choke victory over Keith Berish at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on July 6, 2014. Drysdale on Monday told the NAC that he previously underwent read news >>

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