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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday issued an official statement in response to news of a class action lawsuit filed against the MMA juggernaut. read news >>

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UFC bantamweight Michinori Tanaka has been issued a nine-month suspension after testing positive for two banned substances in a pre-fight urine test prior to his split decision loss against Kyung Ho Kang at UFC Fight Night 52, promotion officials announced on Tuesday. Tanaka, 24, tested positive for ephedrine and pseudoephedrine, both of which are stimulants commonly found in over-the-counter medication but are banned by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) guidelines. "Accepting the accuracy of the read news >>

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Standard & Poor’s issued a revised rating outlook for Ultimate Fighting Championship parent company Zuffa on Wednesday, and the forecast was not pretty. read news >>

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Standard & Poor’s issued a revised rating outlook for Ultimate Fighting Championship parent company Zuffa on Wednesday, and the forecast was not pretty. read news >>

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ESPN has issued a statement about its hiring of former UFC fighter and FOX Sports broadcaster Chael Sonnen as its new UFC analyst. read news >>

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Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been issued 60-day medical suspension by the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) after suffering a knockout at the hands of Ovince St. Preux. read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva on Thursday issued his first video since the retirement video he put out in September, but time has not healed any wounds for the former UFC fighter. read news >>

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The California State Athletic Commission has issued fines and suspensions to the four Bellator MMA fighters who failed drug tests following Bellator 127 on Oct. 3. read news >>

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UFC commentator Mike Goldberg issued an apology on Tuesday for responding to critics on Twitter with expletives following his NFL on FOX broadcasting debut. read news >>

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UFC commentator Mike Goldberg today issued a public apology after lashing out at Twitter critics in the wake of his rocky debut as a play-by-play man for the NFL.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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On Tuesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission issued Wanderlei Silva a lifetime ban and fined him $70,000 for dodging a drug test prior to his UFC 175 bout against Chael Sonnen. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission issued Wanderlei Silva a $70,000 fine and a lifetime ban, but the Brazilian veteran doesn’t sound impressed. Following the NAC hearing, the former PRIDE champion reacted to the news on Twitter. "Those who are trying to take me down, come get it," Silva wrote. "War is just beginning, sons of b-----s." "They will see that we’re the ones who run this s—t, bunch of playboys." MMAFighting.com contacted Silva for a comment on his lifetime ban and fine, but the Brazilian read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his next challenger, Daniel Cormier, on Tuesday were handed penalties by the Nevada Athletic Commission for a media day brawl. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) today (Sept. 12, 2014) issued a statement on the recent arrest of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Nick Diaz (see his mugshot here), who was arrested back on Sept. 6, 2014, in Lodi, Calif., on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). From UFC.com: We are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering the facts. We understand that there is a legal process that will now take place and that Nick Diaz will have the opportunity to address the si read news >>

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