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  • 10 days ago
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The good news is, they're free. If you happen to be in "Beantown" this weekend (Sun., Jan. 18, 2015) to catch UFC Fight Night 59 (fight card here), which goes down from the TD Garden in Boston, Mass., there are plenty of pre-fight festivities to partake prior to the event. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will hold its customary weigh ins this Sat. (Jan. 17) right down the street at the Orpheum Theater, which will also include a Q & A with featherweight champion Jose Aldo, prior to the fight read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Ashlee Evans-Smith not only lost her Octagon debut at UFC 181, she has now been temporarily suspended for testing positive for a banned substance. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday issued a temporary suspension to UFC fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith following Evans-Smith's failed drug test at UFC 181. Evans-Smith tested positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide, according to commission representatives. A prescription diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide is known to be used to treat high blood pressure and fluid prevention, among other uses. Evans-Smith tested positive for the diuretic in a post-fight drug test at UFC 181 follow read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the UFC have each issued a statement in the wake of reports that Jones tested positive for a cocaine metabolite during a pre-fight drug test and will enter a rehab facility. The initial news came Tuesday, when Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports first reported that Jones tested positive for the metabolite, known as benzoylecgonine, in a random drug test administered by the Nevada Athletic Commission on December 4, less than a month prior to his fight last Satu read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to 12 fighters following this past weekend’s UFC 182 event, and four could face lengthy suspensions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The UFC issued a statement on Monday announcing the reinstatement of lightweight contender Michael Johnson following an April arrest over an alleged domestic dispute in Palm Beach County, FL. Johnson, 28, was arrested in the early hours on April 9, 2014 and booked at the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on one charge of "Battery - Touch or strike," according to police database records. Representatives from the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office did not immediate respond to inquiries made by MM read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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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