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The hammer has come down on former Pride champion and MMA legend Wanderlei Silva. The Nevada State Athletic Commission has banned Silva for life from MMA and handed down a sizable $70,000 fine. He was called before the commission in regard to an incident in May where he reportedly ran away from a Nevada State Athletic Commission representative who requested he submit to a random drug test. The hearing was broadcast live on UFC Fight Pass. Silva did not appear at the hearing and did not phone int read news >>

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On Tuesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission banned former UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva for life for skipping out on a random drug test prior to he scheduled UFC 175 bout against Chael Sonnen. read news >>

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After the scare of his life, veteran Joe Riggs is set to make his return to the Octagon in his hometown. "Diesel" will take on Ben Saunders at UFC on FOX 13 at the U.S. Airways Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, on December 13. The bout was announced on UFC.com on Monday evening. After a stint in Bellator, where he defeated Mike Bronzoulis to win the Spike TV reality show "Fight Master," the 31-year old Riggs (40-14-1) was set to make his return to the UFC in September against Paulo Thiago. However, whi read news >>

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TOKYO – When Johnny Case first learned the UFC had offered him a contract, it turned out to be “the best and the worst week of my life,” he told MMAjunkie.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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An athlete's career is divided up into chapters, and the overall journey is the cumulative sum of all the moving parts. In mixed martial arts, a fighter's path rarely moves in a straight line between points, and the ability to adapt to obstacles and adversity oftentimes dictates both success and longevity. Those who can roll with the proverbial punches and setbacks yet still find marked improvements typically rise above, while those who are unable get swept away in the tides of an unforgiving sp read news >>

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In this interview with Josh Samman, the UFC middleweight opens up about recent life changing events as he gears up for what he considers the 'second' MMA career. After a promising stint at regional circuits and at the The Ultimate Fighter 17, middleweight Josh Samman impressed during his 'official' UFC debut, when he stopped Kevin Casey on April of 2013. That was the last time he stepped foot in the Octagon, and while fighters having a year long layoff due to injuries isn't exactly uncommon in t read news >>

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Life is good for Luke Rockhold. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion turned surging contender under the UFC banner has been wrecking shop inside the Octagon as of late, putting on back-to-back dominant performances against tough competition. The 29-year-old AKA staple dispatched Costas Philippou and Tim Boetsch, respectively, with both coming by way of impressive stoppages. He starched Philippou with a liver kick during their tilt back in January then submitted "The Barbarian" when they read news >>

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Life is weird. It's not the same for all of us. There are different paths to walk, different destinations at which to arrive, a host of obstacles to be overcome along the way. The idea of a prime, a time when you get to peak and experience the wonders of the world at the pinnacle of your physical and mental acuity, has existed for as long as researchers have been keen to study such phenomena. In life, different people might argue different timeframes or even different primes. Those primes would read news >>

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Veteran UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon stood to make $6,000 when he showed up for a UFC 63 fight with Jens Pulver eight years ago in Anaheim. My, how things have changed.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Watch footage of War Machine appear in front of a Las Vegas judge to answer to 32 counts of assault against ex-girlfriend Christy Mack. War Machine faces a potential life sentence in prison. John Koppenhaver, who viciously attacked ex-girlfriend and adult film star Christy Mack, has been brought in front of a Las Vegas judge and could face a potential life sentence in prison without parole. It appears "War Machine" faces a total of 31 charges, many of which were added before the MMA fighter appe read news >>

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Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jon Koppenhaver -- aka "War Machine" -- appeared before a Las Vegas judge on Wednesday (Sept. 3, 2014) to answer for felony assault charges against ex-girlfriend and "Sin City" porn star Christy Mack last month in Nevada (full report here), and his lawyer claims the time served has begun to take its toll on "War Machine," who plead not guilty. read news >>

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