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Bellator MMA welterweight Fernando Gonzalez believes sacrifice is part of his job description as a fighter. Whatever he has to give up, he’ll do so in order to succeed.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Ashlee Evans-Smith not only lost her Octagon debut at UFC 181, she has now been temporarily suspended for testing positive for a banned substance. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday issued a temporary suspension to UFC fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith following Evans-Smith's failed drug test at UFC 181. Evans-Smith tested positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide, according to commission representatives. A prescription diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide is known to be used to treat high blood pressure and fluid prevention, among other uses. Evans-Smith tested positive for the diuretic in a post-fight drug test at UFC 181 follow read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Ashlee Evans-Smith has a date with the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday, and she didn't even know about it until late this week. Evans-Smith allegedly tested positive for diuretics following her loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. The NAC sent her a letter to notify her of the charge, but mailed it to her old address, Evans-Smith's manager told MMAFighting.com. Evans-Smith is in New York doing seminars and only found out about the news Wednesday. McLeish said h read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Dana White shared in the disbelief of many fans over the NFL reducing Ndamukong Suh's suspension for stepping on Aaron Rogers. Since his first season in the league, Ndamukong Suh has been something of a notorious figure for his on and off field behavior. Even among his peers, Suh is considered one of the dirtiest players in the league, having racked up over $200,000 in fines for various offenses. Most recently, he came under the ire of the league for stepping on Aaron Rogers' leg as Rogers lay, read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Anthony Pettis was suspended for six months by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) following his UFC 181 title defense against Strikeforce import Gilbert Melendez (watch it again here). That's because "Showtime" was flagged for a potential hand injury after strangling "El Nino" in "Sin City," which got the mixed martial arts (MMA) universe all squirrely. Likely because Pettis has a history of being hurt and missing significant time read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis could face a medical suspension for as long as six months following his UFC 181 win over Gilbert Melendez. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis spoke at length about staying active in 2015, but unfortunately he isn't off to a good start. Pettis headed UFC 181's post-event injury list, according the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), drawing a potential six-month medical suspension for injuries suffered during his successful title defense against Gilbert Melendez. The oft-injured Pettis submitted Melendez with a spectacular second-round guillotine over the weekend, but now he'll require an x-ray of read news >>

  • a month ago
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If Cung Le has his way, his time as a UFC fighter is over. Speaking with Josh Gross on the Gross Point Blank podcast, Le minced no words when discussing his feelings on the UFC's handling of his recent drug-testing issues, flatly saying, "I prefer not to put the effort into something I don't believe in anymore." Cung Le asked manager Gary Ibarra to request his release from the UFC, as he just said on @yay_yee's podcast. — Steven Marrocco (@MMAjunkieSteven) December 3, 2014 The statement by Le, w read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cung Le today said he’s lost the motivation to fight for the UFC and requested his release from the promotion after it accused him of using performance-enhancing drugs. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC bantamweight Michinori Tanaka has been issued a nine-month suspension after testing positive for two banned substances in a pre-fight urine test prior to his split decision loss against Kyung Ho Kang at UFC Fight Night 52, promotion officials announced on Tuesday. Tanaka, 24, tested positive for ephedrine and pseudoephedrine, both of which are stimulants commonly found in over-the-counter medication but are banned by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) guidelines. "Accepting the accuracy of the read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC lightweight Piotr Hallman’s suspension has been upheld after a second drug test confirmed the presence of the steroid drostanolone. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC lightweight Piotr Hallman’s suspension has been upheld after a second drug test confirmed the presence of the steroid drostanolone. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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With his suspension behind him, UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson got his wish -- a fight with Sweden’s own Alexander Gustafsson. That fight will take place on Jan. 24 in Gustafsson’s native home of Stockholm as the main event for UFC on FOX 14. The capacity for the Tele2 Arena -- a facility primarily used for soccer -- is in the northern range of 30,000 people. If the live gate hits anywhere near that number it will go down as the second largest in UFC history, behind only UFC 129 read news >>

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