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But he doesn't deny the fact that the sport does indeed have an issue to deal with. Yes, mixed martial arts (MMA) has a performance enhancing drug (PED) problem, but it isn't as bad as many say it is. That's according to Andy Foster, director for the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC), who stated on The MMA Hour that despite claims of an "epidemic" by some -- including Ultimate Fighting championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan -- his evidence doesn't support that the majority of p read news >>

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UFC lead analyst Joe Rogan not only sees women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey as a special athlete, he believes she could defeat half of the men's 135ers on the roster. Ronda Rousey is the shining star this weekend after she once again easily dispatched her title challenger in less than a minute. The reigning UFC women's bantamweight champion submitted the previously unbeaten Cat Zingano in just 14 seconds, making it the fastest finish in UFC championship history and the fastest submission read news >>

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Ronda Rousey could defeat 50 percent of the fighters competing in the UFC men’s bantamweight division, according to UFC commentator Joe Rogan. Another brilliant performance from the UFC women’s bantamweight champ Saturday night has the UFC desperately searching for contenders to challenge the pound-for-pound queen. Cat Zingano became the latest victim of Rousey’s patented armbar just 14 seconds in the first round of the main event at UFC 184. Rousey’s past three title defenses have lasted one mi read news >>

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In October, UFC commentator Joe Rogan said he'd have 'no problem' with Rousey, or any woman for that matter, fighting a man of equal weight. Speaking with ESPN's Dan Lebatard prior to UFC 184, Rogan may have upped the ante just a bit. Asked, essentially, how bad a professional male fighter would need to be for Rousey to beat him in a fight, Rogan says she'd be middle of the pack in the UFC's bantamweight division. "There's a lot of guys her size she could beat," said Rogan. "I mean, a lot. If yo read news >>

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CSAC director Andy Foster gives his estimation on the level of PED use in MMA, and how much year-round out-of-competition testing would cost. read news >>

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How bad is the steroid "epidemic" in mixed martial arts (MMA)? Bad enough to assume that at least half the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster is using the gear, according to UFC color commentator Joe Rogan, who talked about some of the high-profile drug busts in recent weeks during his weekly podcast. MMA Fighting with the transcription: "The UFC and MMA in general is a steroid epidemic. They've started this really stringent testing and everybody is getting popped. They're just getting read news >>

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First came the news that Glover Teixeira needed to drop out of his Feb. 22 fight against Rashad Evans. Then came the info, dropped almost as an aside by UFC president Dana White after UFC 183, that Evans is hurt, too. The former UFC light heavyweight champion has been out of action since he defeated Chael Sonnen at UFC 167. An injury to his right knee caused him to pull out of a planned fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 170, which led to the infamous substitution of Patrick Cummins in his place. read news >>

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Since out-of-competition drug testing ramped up in December 2013, a high percentage of UFC fighters have been caught using banned substances.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- Kelvin Gastelum's weight cut was going about as well as could be expected, according to his coach Chance Farrar. UFC Embedded cameras caught Gastelum at 179 pounds Friday morning. Farrar said Gastelum got down to 174 a few hours later, only three pounds off the welterweight maximum and well within striking distance of the mark. When Gastelum and his team returned to the hotel room, though, things went horribly wrong. Farrar, the head coach of Yuma MMA, said Gastelum "became non-resp read news >>

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UFC Fight Night 59 is the Conor McGregor show. He knows it, loves it, and embraces it.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Brendan Schaub isn't exactly on a hot streak right now. He's lost his last two fights in the UFC, four of his last six. He most recently competed against Travis Browne in December at UFC 181 where he lost via first-round TKO. And then there's the infamous talking to he received from UFC commentator Joe Rogan. Still, 'Big Brown' remains undeterred. On a recent episode of the Jason Ellis Show on SiriusXM, Schaub not only expressed interest in facing former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, bu read news >>

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LAS VEGAS — Of the many UFC "rivalries" over the years, 98 percent of them are fake, created out of thin air for the purpose of selling pay-per-views. We have heard endless stories of fighters who hate each other, only to see them hug after the fight and admit they were just trying to sell it. Fans are jaded when it comes to these kinds of things, and rightly so, because they have been burned before and expect to be burned again. But when it comes to Saturday's UFC 182 main event between Jon Jon read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is just a few days ahead of what is arguably the biggest fight of his life against No. 1 contender Danie Cormier in the main event of UFC 182, and instead of discussing the fight at hand, Jones is defending himself against critics who call him "fake" or "the bad guy." While it is hard for Jones to claim he is a saint while fat shaming Cormier, or 'poking' fun at his fans, the UFC champion is simply going along for the ride. Some call Jones fake for his qu read news >>

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Okay, so he doesn't know how to throw a punch. At least his ground game is good! How good? Well, according to longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran and current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Cole Miller, CM Punk is better than half the active fighters on the ZUFFA roster, and will prove a lot of haters wrong when he makes his Octagon debut in late 2015. The submission-savvy "Magrinho" talks to MMA Fighting: "I think he'll do very well. I don't think he's trying to make a read news >>

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