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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 >>

  • 5 days ago
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Anthony Johnson surprised many when he issued a public callout for sidelined Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson to emerge from his self-imposed hiatus and accept what effectively amounted to a number-one contender fight. After all, Johnson had avoided such provocations up to that point in his second life as a reenergized UFC contender. So what changed? "I just wanted a yes or a no to the fight," Johnson explained to host Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "With him no read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Jamal Ben Saddik was issued with a six-month disciplinary suspension on Thursday. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission on Thursday issued temporary suspensions to UFC fighters Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey in light of the fighters' failed post-fight drug tests in July, both of which took place in Las Vegas, NV. Drysdale, for the second time in his short UFC career, tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone following his two-minute submission of Keith Berish on July 6th at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale. An accomplished jiu-jitsu artist, Drysdale was previously denied a read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Las Vegas Police Department has issued seven arrest warrants for the capture of War Machine for his role in an alleged assault of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack and another victim. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Seven arrest warrants have been issued for the capture of War Machine, the recently released Bellator welterweight formerly known as Jonathan Koppenhaver, in regards to the alleged brutal assault of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack, representatives of the Las Vegas Police Department (LVPD) confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Tuesday. The warrants read as following: 1 count battery resulting in substantial bodily harm 1 count battery by strangulation 2 counts battery with substantial bodily harm 1 count op read news >>

  • a month ago
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"War Machine" now has all the motivation he needs to run, run and run some more to avoid facing some serious music. As "War Machine" decides "what to do" about his latest alleged domestic violence situation, law enforcement officials in Las Vegas, Nevada, have issued several warrants for his arrest. The laundry list includes (via TMZ.com): Two felony batteries, one for strangulation Two felony domestic violence with great bodily injury Felony coercion with the threat of force Felony assault with read news >>

  • a month ago
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TMZ is reporting that Las Vegas police have issued multiple arrest warrants for former UFC and Bellator fighter War Machine in a Friday morning attack that left Christy Mack hospitalized. According to a report on TMZ, War Machine (formerly Jon Koppenhaver) is being sought on 7 arrest warrants by Las Vegas authorities in a Friday morning attack that left his ex-domestic partner Christy Mack hospitalized with multiple broken bones and a ruptured liver. According to Mack's statement, released hours read news >>

  • a month ago
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The California State Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to all the fighters on Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 card, with nearly a dozen getting terms longer than the minimum.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS — The Nevada State Athletic Commission today handed down a largely light punishment to retired UFC star Chael Sonnen. Sonnen was suspended for two years with no fine. He is required to pay the costs of his drug testing program and for the costs (hotel, flight) of bringing in the NSAC laboratory expert. Sonnen also must work with the commission on educating other fighters under their jurisdiction. The commission meeting, which Bleacher Report attended in person, took place at the Grant read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ali Bagautinov has failed yet another drug test, and the UFC has issued a statement. Another random drug test, another failure. Flyweight contender Ali Bagautinov tested positive for EPO prior to his UFC 174 title bout against Demetrious Johnson, which led to the athletic commission suspending him for 1 year. UFC officials has since released a statement on the test failure: "UFC 174 competitor Ali Bagautinov has been suspended by the British Columbia Athletic Commission for testing positive for read news >>

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