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The former women's boxing champ is frustrated by the injuries that postponed her UFC debut but she's hopeful a title shot awaits her in 2015. Injuries have delayed her Octagon debut but Holly Holm is back in the saddle and confident she'll make her Octagon debut in 2015. She spoke with MMA Fighting. "I think I'm just numb to it by now. Last year I had six fights in 12 months. And this year, one. A broken arm and a herniated disk. So what can you do? I've gone 16 years without an injury so I gues read news >>

  • 6 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 TUF 20 Finale this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale medical suspensions have been released for those athletes competing at the FOX Sports 1-televised event last weekend (Fri., Dec. 12, 2014) from inside Palms Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, courtesy of Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). Strawweight contestant Heather Clark, read news >>

  • 13 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 181 this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who participated in UFC 181, which took place last Saturday night (Dec. 6, 2014) inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. And there are a few hefty sentences. Chief among them read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Injuries are a common occurrence in modern-day mixed martial arts (MMA), perhaps most frustratingly at the championship level. Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, who defends his world title against Gilbert Melendez in the UFC 181 co-main event later this evening (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014), is no exception to this unfortunate pattern. After defeating Benson Henderson a second time for the Lightweight title way back in Aug. 2013, "Showtime" still has yet to defend his 155-pound belt. Indeed, a series read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – There’s a fine line in sports, particularly the combat variety, between being real and making excuses. Just ask Travis Browne.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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While it seems like ages ago now, at this time last year Ben Rothwell was mired in what he calls the "lowest point" of his career. Rothwell, a veteran heavyweight who at the time had been prescribed testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone in the aftermath of a dramatic Aug. 2013 win over Brandon Vera. The UFC acted swiftly, handing down a nine-month suspension that had the 33-year-old agonizing over his wrong turn. "I didn't know what I was doi read news >>

  • 24 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 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 >>

  • 26 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 >>

  • 28 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 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 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

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