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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones came under fire after zipping in and out of a drug rehabilitation facility in less than 24 hours, not long after it was revealed that "Bones" tested positive for cocaine in his UFC 182 pre-fight drug test. Blame his mom for spilling the beans. But Jones insists his trip to the nearest treatment center wasn't a publicity stunt, nor was it an admission of addiction. Instead, it was to satisfy his "business partners" by under read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jon Jones entered a drug treatment facility on Jan. 6 after testing positive for a cocaine metabolite in an out-of-competition drug test on Dec. 4, but he’s already out of the rehab facility. When the drug test result was announced, UFC president Dana White said he was "proud of Jon Jones for making the decision to enter a drug treatment facility", confident that the UFC light heavyweight champion would "emerge from this program like the champion he truly is." According to WBNG Action Sports, th read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jon Jones is headed to a drug treatment facility after testing positive for cocaine metabolites during a pre-fight drug test before UFC 182. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites in out-of-competition testing prior to UFC 182, MMAFighting.com has learned. A drug test on Dec. 4 showed benzoylecgonine in Jones' system, sources said. The substance, a cocaine metabolite, is not banned out of competition by WADA, which the Nevada Athletic Commission follows. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Three days after defeating Daniel Cormier in their light heavyweight championship bout at UFC 182, pound-for-pound king Jon "Bones" Jones announced his intention to enter a drug rehabilitation facility. Jones' attorney released a statement to Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports: With the support of my family, I have entered into a drug treatment facility. I want to apologize to my fiancée, my children, as well as my mother, father, and brothers for the mistake that I made. I also want to apologize to the read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites in out-of-competition testing prior to UFC 182, MMAFighting.com has learned. A drug test on Dec. 4 showed benzoylecgonine in Jones' system, sources said. The substance, a cocaine metabolite, is not banned out of competition by WADA, which the Nevada Athletic Commission follows. Jones passed an out-of-competition test several days later, according sources. The results of Jones' in-competition test prior to UFC 182 ha read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Cody "The AK Kid" McKenzie (15-6) retired from the sport of mixed martial arts Thursday evening. The former The Ultimate Fighter competitor and UFC lightweight/featherweight was 2-3 in his past five contests, most recently losing to Beslan Isaev via first-round knockout at M-1 Challenge 54. McKenzie cited poor fighter pay and unfavorable working conditions, extending back to his time with the UFC, as the primary impetus behind this decision. In the wake of his retirement, Bleacher Report caught read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In town to support a UFC on FOX 13 preliminary card fighter, Invicta FC featherweight champ Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino received a present from UFC President Dana White: Front-row tickets.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Vitor Belfort was injecting himself with Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT), but the truth is, he didn't even like it. Sure, it made him look good, but "The Phenom" is actually much better off since abandoning the controversial treatment. Though it should be noted he stopped TRT at the insistence of Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), who outlawed it back in February. Belfort talks to SporTv (via Bloody Elbow): "It was better for me (the end of TRT) because I left a boring treatment tha read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva has again lashed out the UFC and its treatment of fighters, reiterating his desire to accept the role of instigating change. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva on Thursday issued his first video since the retirement video he put out in September, but time has not healed any wounds for the former UFC fighter. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Boxing superstar, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is planning to promote MMA because he feels fighters are being treated unfairly. MMA will most likely be getting a brand new promotion, and it will be headed up by none other than undefeated boxing superstar, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. While rumors and chatter have swirled around this venture for some time, it would appear that Mayweather is about to get serious in accomplishing this monumental task. Floyd received his promoter's license from the Nevada Athleti read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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If these were real movie posters, MMA might actually be a hit in the box office. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Despite what others may think, Conor McGregor does not receive preferential treatment from the UFC, according to company president Dana White. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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On Friday UFC president Dana White said Wanderlei Silva has been blackballed from induction in the Hall of Fame. read news >>

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