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With a much-needed win – his first in nearly two years – Jake Ellenberger took home an event-high $136,000 disclosed payday at Saturday’s UFC 184 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC commentator Joe Rogan recently spoke about how he feels it's likely that Fedor Emelianenko took PEDs. With the news that Anderson Silva tested positive for anabolic steroids sending shockwaves around the sport it seems that no fighter is beyond the suspicion of cheating. According to longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan, even one of the sports all time greats, Fedor Emelianenko, could have been on performance enhancing drugs during his time in PRIDE FC. Rogan stated on his podcast that Emelian read news >>

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UFC commentator Joe Rogan believes there’s a strong possibility that Fedor Emelianenko, arguably the greatest heavyweight in MMA history, used performance-enhancing drugs during his undefeated run. Hardcore MMA fans remember the streak like it was yesterday. Emelianenko, the first and final Pride heavyweight champion, was the real-life version of The Undertaker in the sport’s world. Outside of a lone cut stoppage, the man anointed as “The Last Emperor” accomplished the unprecedented feat of goin read news >>

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Now that former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder Anderson Silva has been popped for steroids, no mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter is beyond reproach when it comes to speculating who is (or was) on the juice. That includes Fedor Emelianenko, according to Joe Rogan. The UFC color commentator suggests "The Last Emperor" may have suffered significant shrinkage after the fall of PRIDE, based solely on physical appearance in between fights against Kazuyuki Fujita (2003) an read news >>

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Whenever there are high stakes surrounding a fight, an added element of drama occurs. Whether it be a heated rivalry, possible title contention or some additional circumstance, when a fight is more than just who wins or loses, that's when things get interesting. Coming into their main event tilt at Fight Night 61, both Frank Mir and Antonio Silva were in desperate need of victory. The former two-time heavyweight champion, Mir, came into Porto Alegre, Brazil, on Sunday night having lost four cons read news >>

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Need some more high quality stand-up action? Then tune in Friday night for Lion Fight 20, featuring full rules Muay Thai. Bloody Elbow has full coverage right here, including a preview and live discussion. With the rising popularity of Glory's shows on Spike TV, along with the recent debut of Legacy Kickboxing, now is a good time to be a kickboxing fan in the US. For the first time in years, there are multiple kickboxing companies you can check out. This Friday, there's more quality stand-up act read news >>

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In the wake of an alarming string of recent drug-test failures by high-profile fighters, the UFC announced a major overhaul of its testing program on Wednesday. During a Las Vegas press conference, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, president Dana White, and COO Laurence Esptein laid out the changes in UFC parent company Zuffa's testing policy. All fighters on the roster -- approximately 585 or so on any given week -- will be subjected to random, year-round, out-of-competition testing. The new policy wil read news >>

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And he accepts "El Nino's" challenge to a fight, though he'd like to get it on as soon as possible. Gilbert Melendez recently took it upon himself to call out former Bellator MMA lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez, to a bout inside the Octagon now that both men are signed with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). For "El Nino," getting the chance to finally settle their differences inside the eight-walled cage in Mexico City this June would be ideal. Alvarez, though, says he doesn't want to wa read news >>

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Despite numerous events that could've led to the cancellation of the main event, Diaz vs. Silva pushed through and the UFC 183 metrics show that the card was a major success for the promotion. While the fallout with all the failed drug tests are likely to be the main focus and talking point for the card, UFC 183 proved have been a huge success for the promotion. The show didn't have a title fight or other big names apart from the Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz headliner, but it still drew $4.5 mil read news >>

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Since out-of-competition drug testing ramped up in December 2013, a high percentage of UFC fighters have been caught using banned substances.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The high of Saturday’s entertaining UFC 183 headliner between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz quickly wore off tonight when news broke both men failed drug test related to the event.Filed under: News read news >>

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In some ways, simply stepping into the Octagon last night to meet Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183 was Anderson Silva's greatest moment. Not from a pure mixed martial arts perspective, of course. The former longtime UFC middleweight champion's bout with Diaz in Las Vegas was at times perplexing, at times seemed on the verge of getting to the next level without ever quite getting there, at times looked like two guys who had been out of action a very long time. No, I'm talking about the fact read news >>

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There is starting out at a high level of competition and then there is being thrown to the proverbial wolves. Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann had been facing the best the world had to offer... read news >>

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FOX is having a pretty good month. Not long after Conor McGregor led the FOX Sports 1 channel to record-breaking numbers (more on that here), the FOX network released overnight ratings that mark its best return in nearly two years, thanks to UFC on FOX 14 from Stockholm, Sweden (full results here). MMA Fighting has the report: The last show to beat the figure was on the same weekend, the January 26, 2013, show headlined by Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson for the flyweight title with Anthony P read news >>

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