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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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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Thanks to more Henry Cejudo weight-cutting issues, Scott Jorgensen didn’t get a chance to fight at UFC 177. read news >>

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Renan Barao on Saturday night explained how he ended up missing weigh-ins, and declared that he now wants to tear TJ Dillashaw's head off for the champions comments about him. read news >>

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