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Take a look at the UFC's 2015 Athlete Outfitting Policy covering their Reebok deal and an updated code of conduct for their fighters. While plenty has been written about the UFC's new "Athlete Outfitting Policy", which covers both the Reebok apparel deal and a code of conduct for fighters, some fans may wish to read the details for themselves. With that in mind, here then is a copy of the full 2015 UFC Athlete Outfitting Policy: January 14, 2015 On December 2, 2014, UFC and Reebok announced a la read news >>

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Jon Jones has been fined $25,000 by the UFC for violating the promotion’s Athlete Code of Conduct policy. read news >>

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In a statement released by the UFC, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been fined $25,000 for violation of the promotion's code of conduct policy after testing positive for cocaine. Those wondering if the UFC would provide any sort of punishment for Jon Jones following his positive drug test for cocaine metabolites now have their answer. In a statement published by the UFC on its official website, the reigning light heavyweight champion has been fined $25,000 for violating the code of cond read news >>

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Welcome to the future. When news broke that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) had inked a landmark deal with Reebok to have the sports apparel giant become the promotion's official supplier for soon-to-be unveiled fighter uniforms (sneak peak), the reaction from the mixed martial arts (MMA) community was mixed, to say the least. Some current UFC fighters criticized the deal, upset they will no longer be allowed to have their sponsors splashed on their shirts, shorts and banners, taking away a read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Let's posit a very common scenario. My kitchen sink is broken. I don't know how to fix it, so I call a plumber. On the phone, he or she collects information about the nature of the problem, my address and other essential items to determine if and how they can help me. They decide they can and I formally request their services. When they arrive, they do so in their own car wearing their own clothes. I do not tell them how to perform the job, only what I need done. They give me a rough estimate of read news >>

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Fighters won't be the only ones affected by the UFC's new uniform policy with Reebok. Not only will the athletes be required to wear Reebok apparel throughout fight week, whenever cameras are around, their corner people must do the same, according to Bleacher Report, which obtained the UFC's new Athlete Outfitting Policy and detailed it Wednesday. The policy goes into effect in July. If someone in the fighter's corner refuses to comply with the UFC's new uniform rules, said fighter will be subje read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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LAS VEGAS — On Wednesday, the Ultimate Fighting Championship outlined its new Athlete Outfitting Policy in a document sent to managers of all fighters currently on the roster. The document, obtained by Bleacher Report, details nearly every aspect of the new policy with the exception of what each fighter can expect to be paid from the new UFC partnership with Reebok. But while the monetary details remain a mystery, the document answers many questions posed after the announcement of the deal—first read news >>

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Five years into his professional MMA career, Robbie Lawler decided that he’d had enough of sparring, the one activity that most fighters and trainers will tell you is an absolute essential for pre-fight preparation. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta addresses his company's crackdown on drug use, domestic violence policy, women's MMA, and much more. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The world of professional sports is marred by a situation that doesn’t involve action within the realm of play. Domestic violence allegations have swarmed the National Football League and other professional organizations. Ultimate Fighting Championship has not been able to escape criticism as it has been mentioned in multiple incidents as well. Whether it is the allegations surrounding Anthony Johnson, Thiago Silva or Will Chope, UFC has shown a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to domestic vi read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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When it comes to testosterone-replacement therapy and presumedly other performance-enhancing drugs, UFC lightweight Ramsey Nijem wants a one-strike policy.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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According to reports, the Holy Grail may be at hand. The UFC announced, via ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, on Wednesday that it will ramp up its drug testing efforts during the coming months, instituting random, year-round blood and urine screening for a percentage of its nearly 500 contracted fighters. UFC vice president of regulatory affairs Marc Ratner told Okamoto he’s hopeful the new testing program will be in place by the end of 2014. In the meantime, Ratner said the fight company will meet with “f read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Actor, comedian, and UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan has mixed feelings about the Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier brawl that broke out at the UFC 178 Media Tour in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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UFC President Dana White spoke with members of the media in downtown Los Angeles, where he discussed the recent drug testing changes and revealed that the promotion will be ‘testing the whole card now.’ Following up on the recent news that UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and title challenger Glover Teixeira were randomly tested ahead of UFC 172, UFC President Dana White spoke with the media regarding the recent drug testing changes, and revealed that the UFC will now be testing the enti read news >>

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