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Stunning news came down Tuesday, as reports trickled out that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites in a Dec. 4, 2014 random drug test taken ahead of his successful UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier. Jones subsequently announced that he would be entering himself into a drug treatment facility. MMAFighting.com will continue to follow this story as it develops, but in the meantime reaction to the news from Jones' fellow fighters can be seen bel read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier may not have delivered the blockbuster attendance that promotion officials would have liked, but there were some standout performances. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Paul Felder talks about his stunning knockout of Danny Castillo in the UFC 182 Prelims headliner on FOX Sports 1. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Well, the UFC's Friday Fight Night event in Sydney proved to be a pretty tough act to follow. It all came to a head when Ovince Saint Preux pulled off one of the more upsetting upsets in recent MMA history by putting Mauricio Rua down early in round one. Here's how the MMA world called the action. OH, SHOGUN. pic.twitter.com/G3BzgTum7Z — Rafael Cordeiro (@kings_mma) November 9, 2014 Shogun or OSP? I go with Shogun, legend and exciting fighter for sure. — Chris Leben (@cripplerufc) November 9, 20 read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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One Fighting Championship has crowned its first middleweight king. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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And Rory MacDonald held on to his No. 2 spot at in the 170-pound weight class after knocking out Tarec Saffiedine in Canada. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following the UFC Fight Night 53 event in Stockholm, Sweden, and UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, both of which took place this past weekend (Sat., Oct. 4, 2014). To check out complete results for each show click here and here. Rory MacDonald solidified his spot as the No. 2-ran read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Benson Henderson is one of the most polarizing individuals in the UFC’s lightweight division. The former champion seems to garner more hatred every time he steps into the cage. After suffering his second defeat eight days before the one-year anniversary of losing the belt to Anthony Pettis, one must wonder what is next for the man simply known as “Smooth.” Henderson’s defeat at the hands of Rafael dos Anjos has pushed him down to No. 4 in the UFC’s official rankings. Unfortunately for Henderson, read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Top-ranked lightweight contender Rafael dos Anjos led the reported payroll for UFC Fight Night 49, taking home $76,000 for his stunning main event knockout win over Benson Henderson, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission. Henderson, a former UFC lightweight champion who previous to the setback had never suffered a defeat via KO/TKO, earned $48,000 for his losing efforts. In addition to dos Anjos and Henderson, four fighters from the card e read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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SACRAMENTO – In a stunning development, former bantamweight champion Renan Barao is out of his UFC 177 main event rematch with T.J. Dillashaw – the day before the fight. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Rafael dos Anjos shook up the lightweight division in a major way at UFC Fight Night 49, stopping former record-tying champion Benson Henderson with a stunning first-round assault to vault his own name into instant title contention. The Brazilian showed little fear of Henderson, charging inside with a flying knee then following up his salvo with a devastating left hand that sent the division's assumed No. 1 toppling to the canvas. Referee "Big" John McCarthy quickly jumped in to stop the contest read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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A look back at Rafael dos Anjos' stunning KO win over Ben Henderson and other action from UFC Fight Night. Rafael dos Anjos is going to be a top five fighter in the UFC. That seems incredibly unlikely thinking back a few years, or even all the way back to when Jeremy Stephens caught him clean with the world's most incredibly telegraphed uppercut. But, with wins over names like Donald Cerrone and now Benson Henderson, he has one of the most legitimate resumes in the lightweight division. RDA came read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Ryan Bader capped off the UFC's debut trip to Bangor, Maine, imposing his will on Ovince St. Preux for five rounds to capture a unanimous decision victory in the main event of UFC Fight Night 47. Bader has now won three straight in dominant fashion, inching his name back into contention, however his performance was far from the only standout on what became a violent Saturday night. NOTHING beats good wrestling and combinations. Make them fear the takedown and combos are there all day. #ufcfightn read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Marina Shafir suffered her first professional loss in stunning fashion when she suffered a first-round KO loss to Amanda Bella at Chaos at the Casino 5 at the Hollywood Park Casino in Inglewood, Calif. on Sunday night.Shafir, who is part of the 'Four Horsewomen' with Ronda Rousey, is now 1-1 in her career after going 5-0 in her amateur fights.Bell is now 2-2 in her career. She had previously delivered a third-round TKO win over Jessamyn Duke in her 6-1 amateur career. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Frank Mir was known in the early days of his UFC career for his stunning submissions against many of the old guard. Case in point, check out this submission victory over Tank Abbott at UFC 41. read news >>

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