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  • 8 days ago
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Anderson Silva released statement on Instagram. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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The UFC organization released a statement today regarding UFC welterweight Hector Lombard: read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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In a video released Thursday, veteran Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight Michael Bisping said that the news of Anderson Silva's test failure for performance-enhancing drugs has tarnished his entire legacy. Silva, 39, failed a random January 9 test for the substances drostanolone and androsterone. The news was announced by the promotion on Tuesday evening. In a statement provided to Damon Martin of FoxSports.com from Silva's manager, Ed Soares, the fighter proclaimed his innocence and sa read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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MMA referee, Josh Rosenthal set to be released from federal custody next month, a year-and-a-half early from the original sentencing of 37 months confinement. In August of 2013, veteran MMA referee, Josh Rosenthal went to federal prison. He had been sentenced to serve 37 months of confinement , a little over a month earlier, when he plead guilty to conspiracy to manufacture, possession with intent to distribute, and distributing marijuana. It all started in April, 2012 when federal agents raided read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The UFC has released a statement concerning Nick Diaz's recent positive post-fight test at UFC 183. "The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Nick Diaz has tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his fight with Anderson Silva at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, Nev. The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance enhancing drugs, stimulants or masking agents by our athletes. As a result of his positive test, Diaz read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission released the UFC 183 medical suspensions on Tuesday. Miesha Tate is among the five fighters facing potential six-month suspensions. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Check out the released payouts for the fighters who took part in this past weekend's UFC 183 in Las Vegas, Nevada. To no one's surprise, more than half of the UFC 183 payroll belonged to headliners Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. Silva earned $600,000 in show money and then pocketed an additional $200,000 for his win. Diaz, out of the sport for nearly 2 years, netted a cool $500,000 in his 4th consecutive UFC main event since returning to the promotion in 2011. The only other fighter from the week read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The UFC released an official statement after filing a motion to transfer the hearing of the Antitrust lawsuit filed against them last December to Nevada. Last Friday, UFC parent company Zuffa, LLC filed a motion to transfer the Antitrust lawsuit filed against them from San Jose, California to Nevada. The UFC, which has its headquarters in Las Vegas, believe the proceedings would be "fair and logical" if the case was heard in Nevada. They also make the claim that Nevada has the "strongest connect read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort released a statement explaining his reasons for declining an interim title fight against Lyoto Machida. One of the lingering storylines during fight week has been the fallout of the middleweight title picture following champion Chris Weidman's forced withdrawal from the main event against Vitor Belfort next month at UFC 184. On Saturday night, UFC President Dana White revealed that the former light-heavyweight champion declined an opportunity to face fellow former read news >>

  • a month ago
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Since UFC 183 “Embedded” was released on Tuesday, the story coming out of Las Vegas has been the absence of Nick Diaz. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Alexis Dufresne is no longer on the UFC roster. A 25-year-old bantamweight from Temecula, Dufresne (5-2) was released from the UFC following a one-sided loss to Marion Reneau at UFC 182 on Jan. 3, sources close to the situation told MMAFighting.com. Dufresne signed with the UFC after finishing Kim Couture in 45 seconds in a 150-pound bout in Mexico, but failed to cut down to 135 pounds for both of her fights in the Octagon, weighing-in at 143 pounds for her unanimous decision loss to Sarah Moras read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has cut ties with five fighters including 12-time Octagon veteran Igor Pokrajac and “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 1” alum Rodrigo Damm. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC has cut five fighters from its roster. Sources confirmed to MMAFighting.com that Igor Pokrajac, Tom Niinimaki, Sean Soriano, Mike Rhodes and Rodrigo Damm have been released from their contracts after suffering consecutive losses. Pokrajac (25-12, 1 no-contest) leaves the promotion after going winless over the past five fights. The Croatian light heavyweight, who won three in a row at one point of his UFC career, lost to Marcos Rogerio de Lima, Rafael Cavalcante, Ryan Jimmo, Joey Beltran read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cris Cyborg headlines as Invicta Fighting Championships on Tuesday released the full fight card for Invicta FC 11, which takes place alongside UFC 184 in Los Angeles. read news >>

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