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Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC Fight Night 57 this past weekend in "The Lone Star State." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) sent 24 mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters into battle last weekend (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 57 on FOX Sports 1 inside Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, and not a single one of them escaped a post-fight medical suspension. The Texas Department of Licens read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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The question is, will fighters adhere to it? I think most of us will agree that injuries in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) are a problem, one that isn't isolated to a specific weight class or mixed martial arts (MMA) gym. But Javier Mendez, charged with overseeing top fighters like Cain Velasquez, has a possible solution. From his conversation with Bleacher Report: "If we can minimize certain things, I'd like to try to do that. And that means less hard MMA sparring getting ready for a figh read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Daniel Cormier had been training hard for 23 minutes when the accident happened. It was a sparring day, and Cormier was planning on 25 hard minutes in preparation for his January title fight against light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. He'd gone three rounds, and then four. He was tired. But by the middle of his fifth and final sparring round, Cormier was still fired up. Sensing a lack of effort on the part of his training partner, Cormier urged him to come forward, softly at read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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The 2014 financial outlook for UFC parent company Zuffa LLC is not looking good after Standard & Poor's projected a 40-percent decline in profits. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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The UFC makes its first stop in Mexico with a card battered by injuries, but will have three key bouts in three key weight classes. At the top of the ledger is an interim UFC heavyweight title bout between Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt. Hunt is filling in on late notice for the injured Cain Velasquez, but the two arrive at this position having both redeemed themselves from low spots in their careers. Will Werdum finally put UFC gold around his waist or is Hunt's improbable run to the top set to read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC Fight Night 56 this past weekend in Brazil. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) sent 20 mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters into battle last weekend (Sat., Nov. 8, 2014) inside Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil, and not a single one of them escaped a post-fight medical suspension. The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) means business. Ch read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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I've been thinking about championships lately. More specifically, I've been thinking about championships and how, given the multiple injuries suffered by UFC title-holders in recent years, we are nearing a time when the Ultimate Fighting Championship should create set-in-stone rules on how to deal with champions who are on the shelf for an extended period of time. Call it the Dominick Cruz Rule. It is no fun, the idea of stripping a champion of the belt he fairly won. And I don't make this sugge read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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If it's not injuries, it's drug tests. Getting popped for poison pee-pee in mixed martial arts (MMA) is not exclusive to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), as Bellator MMA was recently put on blast by California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) after four of its fighters failed post-fight drug tests, according to Sherdog.com. Keith Berry (def. Joe Pacheco): Elevated testosterone levels and marijuanaNick Moghaddam (loss to Ray Sloane): Elevated testosterone levelsRob Emerson (loss to Rafael Si read news >>

  • a month ago
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Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC 179 this past weekend in Brazil. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) sent 22 mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters into battle last weekend (Sat., Oct. 25, 2014) inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and not a single one of them escaped a post-fight medical suspension. The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) don't play. Chief among them is t read news >>

  • a month ago
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Things keep going downhill for UFC 180. read news >>

  • a month ago
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A knee injury forces a fighter out of the competition allowing one contestant to return in the fifth episode of The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion will be Crowned. read news >>

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