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Chael Sonnen says he forgives Wanderlei Silva for the PED issues during the lead up to their bout. Chael Sonnen recently spoke to MMA Mania about Wanderlei Silva's recent issues with the commissions. According to the former top contender, who was the opponent booked at the time, he forgives his long time rival the same way Belfort did for him in the past: "Wanderlei didn't do anything to anybody. Whatever he did or was getting ready to do to me -- I was the opponent in question -- and I forgive read news >>

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The UFC is expecting the January bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva to go ahead without issue despite Diaz's recent DUI arrest. UFC 183 is expected to be headlined by a bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva. It's a big fight in a way that very few UFC bouts are these days, and one the UFC would hate to lose off its schedule. That's why the news of Nick Diaz's recent arrest for DUI, which then led to eight charges--including what appears to be a second DUI incident--was of such concern read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – UFC middleweight Kevin Casey was suspended for one year and fined $5,600 after failing a drug test at July’s UFC 175 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva will never fight in Nevada again after the NSAC laid down the gauntlet on the MMA legend in Tuesday's hearing. To the surprise of no one, the recently retired Wanderlei Silva has received a stiff penalty for skipping out on a random drug test prior to his scheduled UFC 175 bout with Chael Sonnen. In today's Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing, officials issued Silva, who didn't even bother joining the meeting on-site or via telephone, a lifetime ban (meaning he's forbidden f read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – If Wanderlei Silva decides to return to fighting, he won’t likely be doing it in Las Vegas.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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With the news that the prodigal UFC Welterweight has been arrested twice in the past year for DUI and has missed multiple court dates, his return bout against Anderson Silva is in doubt. Yesterday's news that popular UFC fighter Nick Diaz has been arrested not once, but twice for DUI and missed multiple court dates has fight fans worried that yet another big MMA bout is in jeopardy. In this case, it's the UFC 183 return of the legendary Anderson Silva against Diaz, set for next Super Bowl weeken read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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BJ "The Prodigy" Penn will not be calling up Mike Dolce for nutrition advice anytime soon. And even if he did, according to Penn, Dolce probably wouldn't answer his call. In a recent interview with BJPenn.com, The Prodigy opened up, detailing his issues with the creator of The Dolce Diet. "I figured that paying this guy $1,000 a day, I could just focus on the fight, and Dolce would focus on the food and weight cut," Penn said. "But I guess that was my job to focus on the food, and my weight, and read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva's lawyer Ross Goodman discusses Silva's ongoing issues in Nevada. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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The UFC is trying to make amends for the streaming issues on Fight Pass last night for the Invicta 8 broadcast by offering a 10% discount on any UFC PPV. Fans who were disappointed over last night's problems with the Invicta FC 8 stream on UFC Fight Pass were given a discount. After last night's broadcast cut out in the middle of the main event between Michelle Waterson and Yasuko Tamuda, which ended in a 3rd round TKO for Waterston after the feed had disappeared, the UFC sent out this letter to read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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With weight cutting issues in the spotlight the last couple of weeks -- starting at UFC 177 when Henry Cejudo and Renan Barao both dropped out of their fights in Sacramento after bad cuts, and this week with Charles Oliveira coming in over -- solutions are being kicked around.One person who has thought about all the inherent problems with weight cutting over the years is Big John McCarthy, the longtime official going back to the UFC’s unruly early days. McCarthy was in Sacramento when Barao pass read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The announcement of Invicta FC's move to the broadcast streaming service of UFC's Fight Pass was largely heralded as a positive development for the all-pro women's MMA league. And for much of the organization's debut on Fight Pass on Saturday night during Invicta FC 8, it was a rousing success. Then came the third round of the main event between champion Michelle Waterson and challenger Yasuko Tamada. Just minutes before the TKO finish came from the brutal assault by Waterson, the Fight Pass ser read news >>

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