Can we talk about drugs for a minute here, fight fans?
I realize that most of us have been conditioned by parents and schools to run and find an adult when someone starts a conversation that way, but hear me out, because this is important.
Glance around at the big MMA headlines over the past few weeks, and you see it everywhere.
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As if Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Dominick Cruz, Tim Kennedy and Cat Zingano weren't enough reasons to tune into UFC 178 on Sept. 27, the two fighters in the main event just gave you one more: But the MGM Grand Hotel lobby wasn't home to the first confrontational moment these two men have shared—it was just home to the first physical one. Long before the challenger put his hands on the champion's throat or Jones threw punches at a downed Cormier, they participated read news >>
MMA's Great Debate Radio features an interview with UFC 162 main event fighter Chris Weidman and a debate about the greatest fighter of all time. read news >>
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Six of MMA’s best heavyweights underwent random drug testing after yesterday’s UFC 146 press conference at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. read news >>
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Chael Sonnen's appeal of a positive drug test result stemming from his UFC 117 bout with Anderson Silva turned into a war of attrition on Thursday afternoon in Sacramento, Calif. Read More >> read news >>
Ahead of UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan, MMAjunkie looks at five of the greatest MMA fights to ever take place at Saitama Super Arena.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Not every fighter in the UFC is destined for greatness. Sometimes, even the greatest of fighters with seemingly boundless potential hit an unexpected wall. Maybe they can't handle the step up in competition. Maybe they can't handle the pressure. Maybe, just maybe, they were never the fighters we thought they were. Whatever the case may be, some fighters are simply destined to eternally dwell in the balance of stardom and anonymity. Scroll on to see who made the cut as part of the three biggest u read news >>
For some people MMA competition is enough. Two tough guys, one cage, something has to give. But for many, dare I suggest most, simply inserting two people into the UFC Octagon is not, in and of itself, particularly compelling. We've seen it—dozens, hundreds, even thousands of times. It takes more than just organizing an athletic contest to get our attention. We need context, story or high stakes. Is a championship on the line? Is this a battle between two distinct styles? Best of all, though? Ar read news >>
After subjecting UFC 178’s headliners to a round of random blood and urine tests earlier this month, they’ve been tested again.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson doesn't think former Pride champion Fedor Emelianenko or current UFC titleholder Cain Velasquez qualifies as the best heavyweight fighter ever—but it's nothing personal, because he doesn't think anyone else does either. Speaking with FOX Sports, "Big Country" explained why the term "greatest of all time" shouldn't apply to heavyweight mixed martial artists: I don't think there's actually a greatest heavyweight. I think with every heavyweight there's a style that makes read news >>