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Frankie Edgar had been training in mixed martial arts for only a few weeks when his coach floated the idea of throwing him into a no-rules fight of questionable legality one sweltering summer day in 2005.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
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If UFC featherweight Conor McGregor had his way, he'd turn back the clock to the early days of mixed martial arts where there were no time limits and not rounds. read news >>
One effect of relaxing marijuana testing thresholds for Nevada fight licensees could be more disclosure. Keith Kizer hopes applicants would be honest about whether they used marijuana in the weeks preceding a fight, particularly if they were aware of the punishments that could be levied. read news >>
The UFC sent out an e-mail Monday with quotes from 18 of its most well-known fighters, all of whom mostly agreed on two things: Middleweight champion Anderson Silva is probably the best fighter in MMA history, and he's about to get beat up by a guy from Long Island with nine pro fights to his credit. read news >>
While it's surprising for the UFC to cut a fighter on a 5-2 run in the promotion, Anthony Johnson's weight-cutting issues prompted just such a scenario.
But with the former welterweight now having success at light heavyweight, UFC President Dana White hasn't ruled out his return to the octagon.
That's assuming, though, that Johnson doesn't sign a "borderline criminal" Bellator contract.
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Following UFC 146 headliner Alistair Overeem's failed drug test, my inbox is full of questions regarding T/E ratios and the like.
So maybe it's time for a quick physiology primer for you fight junkies.
Testosterone (T) is the naturally occurring male hormone produced primarily in the testes. Epitestosterone (E) is an inactive form of testosterone that may serve as a storage substance or precursor that gets converted to active T.
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