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In a very Chael Sonnen-esque creative justification for his actions, former UFC title contender Chael Sonnen believes he and PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva were simply victims of circumstance in MMA's larger evolution. After Sonnen and Silva were handed down a two-year and lifetime ban, respectively, by the Nevada Athletic Commission, the former says he 'was really disappointed how things shook out' for his Brazilian cohort. "It was pretty easy for of us to justify some of our actions by going 'Ah read news >>

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Next month’s UFC 179 event in Brazil has taken a hit to the main card as Alan Patrick reportedly is out of his lightweight bout vs. Beneil Dariush with a broken jaw. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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'The pimp is here.' UFC president Dana's White's post-fight introduction of Conor McGregor at UFC 178 wasn't high-brow, but it was apt. It's no secret White had clearly already begun sketching out an addition on his Mount Rushmore of favorites, but the UFC boss broke out the chisel Saturday night when he put 'The Notorious' above both former champions Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre. "Conor McGregor is the real deal - he is legit," White told Ariel Helwani on FOX Sports 1's post-fight show. " read news >>

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UFC president Dana White takes umbrage to recently retired Wanderlei Silva's claims that the UFC doesn't share the wealth. read news >>

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UFC talent Nick Diaz pleaded not guilty to two DUI charges in San Joaquin County Court in California on Thursday, according to an ESPN.com report. read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva's exit from mixed martial arts certainly hasn't been graceful. Prior to receiving a lifetime ban from competition by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday, Silva retired from the sport in a video alleging the mistreatment of the UFC's fighters, among other grievances. Wednesday, Silva took his issues with his former employer a leap further by bringing UFC president Dana White's integrity into question over the removal of a judge during the Aug. 3 event in Macau, China. "This read news >>

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He did, but he didn't ... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson is currently suspended from the word's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion after reports surfaced that "Rumble" was on the wrong end of a criminal complaint filed by the mother of his children. Today, it was learned that Johnson was involved in yet another domestic disturbance on March 19, 2014, according to MMA Junkie, but it was with a different female. Here's the scoop: The woman read news >>

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According to a report from ESPN's Brett Okamoto, UFC welterweight Nick Diaz has plead not guilty to two DUI charges in San Joaquin County Court in California on Thursday. As previously reported by MMA Fighting, Diaz was arrested on both September 6th of 2014 and November 20, 2013, both for driving under the influence. Diaz faces charges of driving under the influence, driving under the influence with an alcohol or drug level above .08, and unsafe speed for prevailing conditions. Diaz reportedly read news >>

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It looks like one recently signed UFC heavyweight wont be making his debut in the UFC after all. The UFC's signing of Richard Odoms back in July was just a little bit odd. The full time police officer and part time heavyweight fighter may have been 8-1 coming up through the Texas regional scene. But, at 39 years old it was difficult to stick the "prospect" label on him, even in a division featuring top ten fighters who debuted back in 1999. It wasn't even a short notice callup, or at least not o read news >>

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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was hospitalized last Friday for kidney stones, according to a report by Brazilian media outlet Combate. read news >>

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Count UFC commentator Joe Rogan among those upset over Wanderlei Silva's lifetime ban handed down by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday. In addition to the ban, Silva was fined $70,000 (35 percent of his purse) for evading a random drug test in Las Vegas prior to a scheduled bout with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175. "I just think the penalty is way over the top," Rogan explained Wednesday. "It's one thing if you want to tell the guy he's suspended for a year. Pretend as if you caught him for usi read news >>

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