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The Association of Ringside Physicians recently released a memo advising MMA fighters to abandon “extreme” measures in cutting weight for bouts while citing an unnamed study that claims 39 percent of fighters compete in a “dehydrated state.”Filed (...) read news >>

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California State Athletic Commission executive officer Andy Foster discusses the latest issues surrounding the sport. read news >>

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The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) is trying to raise awareness about what it feels like is a growing problem in mixed martial arts: bad weight cuts. In a memo obtained from executive director Andy Foster by MMAFighting.com, the CSAC said severe weight cuts and dehydration can cause "life-threatening problems," like decreased kidney function and increased risk of brain injury. Fighters missing weight and suffering after cutting a large amount of weight is a hot topic in MMA right no read news >>

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UFC lightweight Rustam Khabilov delves into the visa issues that kept him out of the octagon for the past 8 months. International fighters are sometimes faced with an entirely different battle outside the octagon - one that requires them to overcome bureaucracy and difficult government procedures to obtain a work visa. It is a task that is more difficult for some than others; UFC lightweight Rustam Khabilov has been waiting since last June to get through the process. "My problems with getting my read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva has never cheated or taken any substances to help give him an advantage in any of his 40 professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fights. So then how do you explain his failed drug tests? That's a question "The Spider" is hoping to answer in the next few weeks, as he looks to clear his name and reverse the damage done to his reputation before appearing before the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) to answer for hi read news >>

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Ronda Rousey was not pleased with a reporter's line of questioning on how a women's main event and co-main event might sell as a PPV card, and she had pointed words in return. read news >>

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Watch the UFC media event news conference live stream at 1pm ET. UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and President Dana White will take art in a press conference event on Wednesday, Feb. 18, and it is expected that the topic of discussion will center on the recent string of drug test failures to occur within the promotion, and how the UFC plans on handling such cases in the future. In less than six weeks, six UFC fighters have tested positive for banned substances - four within a seven-day spa read news >>

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In an expected move, the Nevada State Athletic Commission today issued temporary suspensions to Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard in the wake of their recent failed drug tests.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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UFC middleweight superstar, Luke Rockhold discusses current PED issues and possible remedies, his stint on Millionaire Matchmaker, whether he likes full-figured women, who has the best hair game in MMA and more in this interview exclusive. April 18th is a date all MMA fans should mark on their calendars, as one of the most intriguing middleweight match-ups will be taking place at the UFC On FOX 15 show. Luke Rockhold vs Lyoto Machida is the headlining bout, and will no doubt provide the combinat read news >>

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UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and President Dana White will hold a press conference on Wednesday in Las Vegas to address 'a lot of different issues.' read news >>

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Following Hector Lombard’s positive drug test after his win at UFC 182, the UFC has issued a statement about the fighter. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Richard Perez spoke about the issues that led to him not cornering Nick Diaz against Anderson Silva at UFC 183. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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We may have seen the last of Kelvin Gastelum at welterweight. And that is a shame, according to Mike Dolce. The MMA diet and nutrition guru, who has worked with Gastelum in the past, thinks that 170 pounds was an excellent weight class for the young star, he told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. Middleweight, where Gastelum will be forced to go by the UFC, will present some problems, Dolce said. Gastelum missed weight by nine pounds before his fight with Tyron Woodley at UFC 18 read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Fabricio Werdum and Joe Lauzon speak about potential downsides of the current pay structure from the UFC's Reebok deal. While things aren't set in stone, the current set up with the UFC's Reebok sponsorship deal is that payouts will depend on the current position in the division. With fighter pay being a sliding scale based on the voting of a ranking panel, many media members have chosen to drop out from the panel. Any talk about potential conflicts of interest isn't the only issue that people h read news >>

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