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Brock skipped out on an announced Monday Night Raw appearance reportedly over a dispute with WWE boss Vince McMahon over signing a new contract. Could this indicate the possibility that the UFC's biggest-ever draw will return to the Octagon? From 2008 to 2010 he was the biggest pay-per-view draw in UFC history, since 2012 he's been the WWE's marquee man, now with his contract about to expire could Brock Lesnar be headed back to the Octagon? Speculation is rife following Lesnar's non-appearance o read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva's denial of performance-enhancing drug use just took another hit. Silva, according to a report by MMA Junkie, recorded a second positive test related to his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz. The report did not indicate whether the test was PED-related or for recreational drug use. UFC announced Silva's positive test for drostanolone metabolites last week after receiving word from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The 39-year-old star, who was making read news >>

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According to a report, Anderson Silva failed an additional UFC 183 drug test. Looks like the PED controversy isn't over yet for the Spider. According to MMA Junkie, Anderson Silva has failed an additional drug test related to his UFC 183 bout against Nick Diaz. Silva initially failed his January 9 test, while he passed another pre-fight screening on January 19 for HGH and other performance enhancing drugs. Not much details were included in the report, including the date or substances he tested p read news >>

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The dust has yet to settle on the shocking fallout from the UFC 183 main event, which revealed failed drug tests for both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. According to Nevada Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett, per MMAFighting.com, Silva tested positive for Drostanolone, an anabolic steroid, in an out-of-competition drug test conducted on January 9. There were also traces of Androstane, a form of endogenous hormone, found in his system. As with any professional athlete connected to read news >>

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For the second time in as many pay-per-view events, UFC president Dana White has a drug scandal on his hands. The promotion announced Tuesday that former middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for Drostanolone metabolites prior to his unanimous-decision victory over Nick Diaz at UFC 183. “Anderson Silva has been an amazing champion and a true ambassador of the sport of mixed martial arts and the UFC, in Brazil as well as around the world," the statement read. "UFC is disappointed t read news >>

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The high of Saturday’s entertaining UFC 183 headliner between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz quickly wore off tonight when news broke both men failed drug test related to the event.Filed under: News read news >>

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Nick Diaz reportedly entered his fight against Anderson Silva at UFC 183 on Saturday night with an injury in his left arm. When speaking with MMAFighting.com's Marc Raimondi, the former Strikeforce welterweight champ revealed that he had received a cortisone shot leading up to the fight and was told by a UFC doctor the injury could require surgery. According to the report, X-rays showed Diaz could have bone spurs or bone fragments in his elbow. While Diaz wouldn’t go as far as blaming his loss o read news >>

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Vitor Belfort wants no part of Lyoto Machida. At least not at UFC 184. Belfort, who found himself without an opponent after Chris Weidman went down with an injury, reportedly declined the chance to face Machida for a UFC interim middleweight title on Feb. 28. That's according to report from Brazilian website Tatame, which was subsequently translated into English by Bloody Elbow. Tatame got the scoop from Gilbert Burns, a UFC lightweight and Belfort training partner. Burns said Team Belfort did n read news >>

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Fresh off one of the most high-profile victories of his career, Gegard Mousasi apparently wants to keep the momentum rolling with a fight that would undoubtedly be the biggest of his fighting life: a date with Vitor Belfort. After UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman was forced to pull out of his title defense against Belfort at UFC 184, Mousasi volunteered to step in and face the Brazilian challenger, according to a tweet from the guy himself: If I can fight @vitorbelfort I will beat him and read news >>

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UFC welterweight competitor Kelvin Gastelum was reportedly hospitalized with flu-like symptoms prior to the UFC 183 weigh-ins. After it was initially reported by BleacherReport.com's Jeremy Botter that UFC welterweight Kelvin Gastelum had once again encountered a rough weight cut and was apparently hospitalized, other sources are now reporting that Gastelum was dealing with "flu-like symptoms" throughout fight week. MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani took to twitter shortly before the weigh-ins to read news >>

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It appears that the May timeframe for Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor is being pushed back to a possible summertime event in the heat of Las Vegas. read news >>

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In an attempt to keep him out of the Bellator cage, it appears the UFC is inking a deal to bring Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic back to the Octagon. read news >>

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Former UFC champion B.J. Penn was reportedly arrested in his home state of Hawaii over the weekend. read news >>

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Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, has reportedly been signed by Bellator. Neil Rooke of CombatPress.com first had the news, and MMA Junkie's John Morgan confirmed it: According to Rooke, the announcement is expected to be made during Bellator 132 on Friday, Jan. 16. Details about his debut with the MMA promotion are still unclear at this point. Slice, who became an Internet sensation through a series of street fight videos in the early 2000s, currently holds a 4-2 official MMA record. read news >>

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