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  • 22 days ago
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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, the fallout from a couple bad weeks worth of doping news in MMA continues, plus some thoughts on Paige VanZant’s Reebok deal and Benson Henderson’s welterweight move.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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On the latest edition of The MMA Beat, the panel discusses the fallout of Anderson Silva positive drug test for steroids, Nick Diaz's third positive test for marijuana metabolites, Vitor Belfort's title tactics, GSP, and much more. read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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The dust has yet to settle on the shocking fallout from the UFC 183 main event, which revealed failed drug tests for both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. According to Nevada Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett, per MMAFighting.com, Silva tested positive for Drostanolone, an anabolic steroid, in an out-of-competition drug test conducted on January 9. There were also traces of Androstane, a form of endogenous hormone, found in his system. As with any professional athlete connected to read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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The Bloody Elbow staff is taking a look at the potential fallout from one of the most high profile drug test failures in MMA's history. On Tuesday, February 3rd, news broke that shook the MMA community to it's core. The UFC released an official statement to announce that former middleweight champion Anderson Silva had failed a pre-UFC 183 drug test for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone. Shortly thereafter, NAC commissioner Bob Bennett announced that Silva had also tested positive for a second st read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC 183 weigh-ins were weird to say the least. The fallout could affect what was shaping up to be the most entertaining fights on the card. Two fighters who figured to have a great chance to make a statement were grossly overweight. One more than the other.Per UFC.com, welterweight—and we use that term only in the technical sense—Kelvin Gastelum weighed in at 180 pounds on Friday night. That's 10 pounds overweight, while his opponent Tyron Woodley came in at a svelte 170.5. This isn't the fi read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The ongoing argument over the next welterweight title shot. The continuing fallout from the UFC's signing of CM Punk. The class-action lawsuit against the UFC filed by veteran fighters. Oh, and what to make of Saturday night's main event between Lyoto Machida and C.B. Dollaway. There is no lack of discussion points in the mixed martial arts world as we barrel toward the holiday season, so let's jump right into another edition of Fightweets. Does Johny Hendricks or Rory MacDonald deserve the next read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Zane Simon and T.P. Grant are joined by Patrick Wyman for a look at all the most recent UFC prospect performances and expectations. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Robin van Roosmalem and Saulo Cavalari were the big winners at GLORY 18: RETURN TO GLORY in Oklahoma City on Friday night. Van Roosmalen captured the World Lightweight Championship by outworking in a thrilling five-round battle while Cavalari earned himself a shot at the World Light-Heavyweight Championship by winning the four-man Contender tournament in decisive fashion. Friday also produced a new contender for the heavyweight division as Benjamin Adegbuyi beat Hesdy Gerges to go 3-0 in GLORY. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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In the fallout of his brawl with Daniel Cormier at the MGM Grand in early August, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones lost his Nike sponsorship deal. Jones admitted as much during a disciplinary hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission in late September. But it looks like Jones may end up landing on his feet again. As reported on UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, "Bones" and his management team are in talks to form a sponsorship partner in Reebok. The report also said that he's in talks with read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Now that the UFC has officially rescinded their suspension of Cung Le, both the fighter and a UFC executive have very different things to say about it. The debacle over Cung Le's hGH test failure has been nothing short of a PR disaster. Not for the UFC, mind you, whose role in all this will be soon forgotten, but for Cung Le, who will now have to face years of people believing he's a proven steroid cheat, or, at the very least, dimly remember that he failed a drug test at some point, but not qui read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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This week’s Twitter Mailbag tackles the ongoing fallout from Cung Le’s drug test, plus Rory MacDonald’s impending title shot, Royce Gracie’s new job with Bellator, and much more.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Even after a week of speculation, public disputes and good, solid reporting by MMA’s best journalists, there is still a lot we don’t know about Cung Le’s positive drug test. At this point, though, the simple question of Le’s guilt or innocence has become secondary to the one thing we can say with absolute certainty: The UFC can’t continue to oversee its own drug-testing program. It needs help. Last week, the fight company self-reported that the 42-year-old Le tested positive for "an excess level read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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In the fallout of the BattleGround MMA eight-man tournament he won on Friday night, Roan Carneiro made it clear he thought he'd been "robbed" by the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission. The grand prize for navigating the eight-man field in a single night of competition was $50,000. Carneiro was docked 30 percent of his winnings by the OSAC -- $15,000 -- for showing up late to a mandatory physical examination. Carneiro talked to MMA Fighting about it on Saturday. "They took 30 percent of my money, read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The panel discusses Cung Le testing positive for HGH, the fallout from UFC 178, this weekend's busy MMA schedule, one-night tournaments, and much more. read news >>

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