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  • 23 days ago
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The court of public opinion came down swiftly on Cung Le, the former Strikeforce middleweight champion who tested positive for excess levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) following a recent fourth-round loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Macau. In the minds of many, the positive test confirmed suspicions voiced by both Bisping and fans after a strapping photo of the 42-year-old fighter circulated around the mixed martial arts community in the event's pre-fight lead-up. The UFC suspended Le for one y read news >>

  • a month ago
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The tide of public opinion is now more like a flash flood. If you get caught in it, grab onto something, anything at all, and hang on for dear life. It is powerful, but will abate shortly. That might explain the sounds of supplication wafting off of Park Avenue Friday morning. You can almost hear Roger Goodell pleading: Just get me to the weekend. Get me to the time when everyone turns their attention back to jet sweeps and Richard Sherman. The NFL is by no means out of the woods on its self-per read news >>

  • a month ago
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Despite popular opinion, Floyd Mayweather Jr. doesn’t think his first fight with Marcos Maidana was all that close. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman made his opinion clear regarding where he believes Michael Bisping stands in the UFC’s 185lb. division. While Michael Bisping is determined to one day become a world champion, the current titleholder, Chris Weidman, doesn't even believe he deserves to be in contention. "The Count" is coming off his first win since UFC 159 when he defeated Cung Le via fourth round TKO last week in Macau. Although his win came against an inactive 42-year-old middleweight, he read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s policies and ambitious schedule has left the door open for its chief rival, writes Zach Arnold. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mixed martial arts fans collectively cheered on Saturday when UFC president Dana White yanked Howard Hughes as a judge, but they should be wary of such a power play. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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If you are genuinely upset by what occurred, or if you are an MMA fan who wants to prove that the community is not just about mindless violence, or even violent retribution for violence inflicted, then you can donate to Christy Mack's medical expense fund here Over the last few days, anyone with a passing interest in mixed martial arts has seen the unfolding of the utterly appalling story of Jon Koppenhaver's alleged assault on his long-time girlfriend, Christy Mack. Koppenhaver, otherwise known read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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For years Tim Sylvia has been left out in the cold. Maybe it's time to bring him back in. In a recent interview, Tim Sylvia spoke about his relationship, or lack thereof, with the UFC, expressing dismay and frustration that he's been so long kept on the outside looking in. Sylvia clearly believes that the exile Dana White eagerly imposed when Sylvia left the promotion in 2008 has been unjust. And I can't help but agree. In the last few years we've seen several fighters from the mid-aughts brough read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A lot of fans have reason to be excited for the former Strikeforce boss's return to high level MMA promotion with Viacom's Bellator, but don't count your chickens before they hatch MMA fans. This is a murderously hard game and Coker will have to push his fighters harder than he's been willing to in the past to succeed. Fan and fighter reaction has been overwhelmingly positive: Bjorn Rebney is being edged out of Bellator. In his stead is former Strikeforce CEO and founder Scott Coker. The reason read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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  • 4 months ago
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UFC Lightweight Myles Jury took to Facebook to offer his opinion on fighter pay in the UFC, as well as how a competitor should go about “being an entrepreneur.” After having his request to fight Nate Diaz indirectly shot down by the Stockton native, Myles Jury is back on social media, this time to offer fighters his advice on to handles issues with fighter pay and "entrepreneurship." The surging lightweight competitor took to Facebook to offer a detailed explanation on how he believes fighters s read news >>

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