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  • 27 days ago
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Speaking with the media, Dana White suggested that things are very serious for Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and that he might never fight in the UFC again. This was prior to last night's revelation of another incident of alleged abuse. The Bloody Elbow report of allegations of domestic violence leveled against UFC star Anthony Johnson which came out last week led to an indefinite suspension for Johnson. Last night, another report surfaced, this one involving a different woman and allegations of batt read news >>

  • a month ago
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Sara McMann explains why she went to South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation earlier this month, and why she told the kids she met there all the things she’ll never tell the media.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Speaking publicly for the first time since a Florida judge dropped all charges levied against him stemming from an alleged early-February altercation with his ex-wife, newly re-signed UFC fighter Thiago Silva denied any wrongdoing and suggested that the alleged victim, Thaysa Kamiji, falsified the accusations which ultimately led to his arrest. "The truth is they didn't find no proof," Silva said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "I never pointed any gun at my ex-wife, I never tried to hurt ( read news >>

  • a month ago
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Speaking for the first time since his failed weight cut crippled an already much-maligned UFC 177 fight card, former bantamweight champion Renan Barao told Joe Rogan on Saturday's FOX Sports 1 broadcast that he didn't remember anything that took place before or after he blacked out while shedding weight on Friday. "I was dehydrating in the bathtub," Barao explained. "I feinted, I hit my head, I was taken to the hospital. "I was fine," Barao added. "My weight was around regular what I come in for read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Speaking through his lawyer, Wanderlei Silva stated at Tuesday's Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting that the reason he refused to undergo a random NAC sanctioned drug test on May 24 is because he was worried the test would show the presence of diuretics in his system, which he claims he was taking along with anti-inflammatories to help him recover from a fractured right wrist. Diuretics are classified as a banned substance per commission guidelines due to their common use as a masking agen read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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I'm finally back from Memphis and speaking truthfully, I can't wait to talk about it. There's so much to unpack: was the event a success? What's next for Quinton Jackson? Why is Will Brooks speaking out? Is Tito Ortiz really back? How does Bellator fix the damage to Alexander Shlemenko? Will Bellator sell enough pay-per-view buys? And really, that's just the tip of the iceberg. That's because this weekend is UFC 173, which despite some valid concerns about card depth, nevertheless delivers a lot read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Since announcing his indefinite leave of absence from mixed martial arts in late-2013, former UFC welterweight Georges St-Pierre has spearheaded the charge for a more rigorous drug testing program which would curb the pervasiveness of performance enhancing drug (PED) use in the sport. St-Pierre's criticism of the current system has extended from the UFC itself to the ineffectiveness of state athletic commissions, although through in all, UFC President Dana White has maintained that St-Pierre's d read news >>

  • a year ago
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MILWAUKEE – Saturday night, Benson Henderson has the opportunity to become, statistically speaking, the most dominant titleholder in the history of the UFC's lightweight division. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Dana White is a Ronda Rousey fan. That much is clear. The UFC president not long ago was quoted saying women would never fight in the UFC. But when Showtime's "All Access" special on Rousey showed White saying if a woman ever did fight in the octagon, it probably would be Rousey, wheels started spinning across the MMA landscape. This past week, while continuing his praise of the Strikeforce women's bantamweight champ, he clarified his stance on the likelihood she'll be on a UFC card an read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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LOS ANGELES - Generally speaking, UFC light heavyweight Brandon Vera said he's not a "moral victory" kind of guy. But after going toe to toe with MMA legend Mauricio "Shogun" Rua for the better part of four rounds, Vera admits there's simply no way he can be ashamed of his efforts. "Usually I just worry about records - whether I won or whether I lost," Vera told MMAjunkie.com. "But I can't hang my head on this one. I cannot. I proved to myself, to my fans out there, that I'm not going read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Speaking with Greg Savage, Fox Sports Co-President Eric Shanks discussed his network’s broadcast partnership with the UFC. read news >>

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