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At 28 years of age with 26 career fights and seven UFC featherweight title defenses behind him, Jose Aldo is opening up. Usually reserved and quiet before, during and after fights, Aldo has been caught peeping out of his shell in recent months. As he noted in a recent interview with Globo's Combate (transcribed and posted by Bloody Elbow's Fernando Arbex and Zane Simon), Aldo is "getting a taste" for the pre-fight bad-mouthing, undoubtedly a response to the many verbal jabs of his next challenge read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Bellator MMA President Scott Coker would support a worldwide drug-testing system for MMA fighters. But knowing such cross-promotional cooperation could be tough, he believes state athletic commissions are still the best method to catch drug cheats. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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FRESNO, Calif. -- Royce Gracie does not believe mixed martial arts, the sport he helped build, has a drug problem. Despite the recent spat of positive tests -- from Anderson Silva's anabolic steroids to Jon Jones' cocaine -- Gracie would prefer to accentuate the positive: that offenders are getting caught and penalized. "It shows that the system is working," Gracie told MMAFighting.com at Bellator 133 on Friday night. "You're trying to look at the bad side, I'm looking at the good side. Instead read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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A post-fight drug test revealed Nick Diaz had double the amount of allowable marijuana metabolites in his system following UFC 183, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Being ranked at the top now takes on a whole new meaning, as the higher your position, the bigger your split of the Reebok pie. Ever since Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) decided to unveil an official rankings system, fight fans around the globe have been more than critical of it. And they're not the only ones. Members of the mixed martial arts (MMA) media were given the responsibility of ranking the top 15 fighters in each weight class following every UFC event. And while the system hasn't read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC middleweight attraction, Josh Samman details his workouts via a unique and ultra detailed tracking system. This is a guest post from our Bloody Elbow brother, Josh Samman and the first in a new series I'll be doing with several fighters called Training Tracker. As Josh progresses through this training camp leading up to his fight with Eddie Gordon, he will be conducting a series of interviews and guest posts detailing his progress. This one is an in depth look at his method of tracking his p read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen is unapologetic for his use of performance-enhancing drugs that led to his retirement from fighting and the termination of his broadcasting deal with FOX. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Veteran UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon stood to make $6,000 when he showed up for a UFC 63 fight with Jens Pulver eight years ago in Anaheim. My, how things have changed.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The Europe-based Cage Warriors Fighting Championship is offering an interesting take on the traditional post-fight bonus system. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Cage Warriors is awarding $2000 'bounty' bonuses for fighters who can execute any of 10 specific kinds of finishes they listed. Is having a bonus system for specific finishes a good idea? Follow this live roundtable as the BE staff give their answers in real time Cage Warriors have announced a new 'bounty' bonus structure where they award fighters who can perform any of the 10 listed finishes on their cards. Starting with their next event, the European promotion will give $2000 to any of their f read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Chael Sonnen hasn't offered much of a defense for his drug testing infractions, and that's because he readily admits, "I knew what I was doing. I was trying to game the system." read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Because there's nothing like having your cake and eating it, too. Former two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) No. 1 middleweight contender, Chael Sonnen, has never been one to bite his tongue. So when the time came to fess up and explain his failed drug test back in June, "The American Gangster," openly admitted to taking Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) and Clomiphene. According to Sonnen, those prescribed medications were all a part of him trying to ease back into a normal life post read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen finally offered some insight into his latest suspension and subsequent retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. The usually brash and outspoken individual fell unusually quiet after stepping away from MMA, becoming uncharacteristically reserved in the wake of his disaster. On Wednesday, August 13, however, Sonnen appeared on WWE star Chris Jericho's podcast, Talk Is Jericho, to clear the air and to let fans know e read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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We haven't heard much from Chael Sonnen since he was suspended for two years by the Nevada Athletic Commission last month after testing positive for a hodgepodge of banned substances. Even Sonnen's appearance at Metamoris 4 in Los Angeles last weekend came and went without his classic hype and banter. But the former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight contender opened up recently on pro wrestler Chris Jericho's "Talk is Jericho" podcast, going in depth with his take on the events which forced read news >>

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