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In the wake of her victory over Cat Zingano at UFC 184, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is being heralded as this generation's Mike Tyson. In fact, it's gone as far as UFC commentator Joe Rogan saying it's possible Rousey could defeat half of the men's bantamweight division. As it turns out, online betting sportsbook Bovada believes that's something worth betting on. Despite the fact that male vs. female bouts are illegal in any regulated territory UFC visits or the seeming imposs read news >>

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares successfully defended his 170-pound title against fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) castaway Jon Fitch in the headliner of the WSOF 16 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place back on Dec. 13, 2014. So much for the "smashy-smash." Soon after Fitch had his leg pretzel'd, his drug test came back red-hot for an undisclosed substance (reportedly testosterone). Not only did that "surprise" Palhares, but it also read news >>

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In the wake of an alarming string of recent drug-test failures by high-profile fighters, the UFC announced a major overhaul of its testing program on Wednesday. During a Las Vegas press conference, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, president Dana White, and COO Laurence Esptein laid out the changes in UFC parent company Zuffa's testing policy. All fighters on the roster -- approximately 585 or so on any given week -- will be subjected to random, year-round, out-of-competition testing. The new policy wil read news >>

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We can officially stop talking about the Chandler Jones vs. Jon Jones mixed martial arts (MMA) fight. That's because the star defensive end would likely lose his NFL contract, according to the New England Patriots Vice President of Media Relations, who insists the Super Bowl champs won't stop a potential charity fight between the two brothers. But also tells TMZ that it won't come without a price. "It's not a matter of if we'd allow Chandler to fight his brother. We can't stop the players from d read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Matt Brown has been accused of assaulting his former Brazilian jiu-jitsu coach, Rodrigo Botti, following an argument that turned violent on Feb. 3 at the Ohio Combat Club in Columbus, Ohio. According to Botti's claim on Facebook, "The Immortal" went nuts after things got heated between the two and began raining down punches in bunches. Brown's Muay Thai coach was reportedly able to put a halt to the attack, albeit briefly, and remains the only wi read news >>

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UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and President Dana White will address a spate of high-profile drug test failures next week.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Jon Jones is a human being like everybody else, which means he’s capable of making mistakes like everybody else. The reigning UFC light heavyweight champ has spent the better part of the last week fanning the scorching flames of public scrutiny, following the announcement that he had failed a random drug test leading up to his title fight with Daniel Cormier. Jones, who is widely recognized as the top pound-for-pound fighter in the world, tested positive for benzoylecgonine, which is the primary read news >>

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Many questions remain around Jon Jones in the wake of the past week, in which he tested positive for cocaine metabolites in an out-of-competition drug test, checked himself into rehab, then checked out a day later. One thing that no one sane questions, however, is his hold over the light heavyweight division. So much has gone down since UFC 182 that it almost seems easy to forget that Jones put on a masterful performance against his toughest foe, beating a game Daniel Cormier four rounds to one read news >>

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LAS VEGAS — In the wake of Jon Jones' failed test for cocaine metabolites, social media lit up with discussion over Jones' curious testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratios. Victor Conte, the man who was famously involved with the BALCO doping scandal, took to social media to note that Jones' T/E ratio was out of line with the norm. Mixed martial arts journalists like Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse began pushing for the Nevada commission to perform Carbon Isotope Ratio testing on Jones' samples fr read news >>

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In the wake of Jon Jones testing positive for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, on Dec. 4, some have pointed to Jones' testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratio in the three tests made public this week as a cause for concern. First, a primer on what T/E ratio means, courtesy of WedMD.com: "Testosterone is the "male" hormone, accounting for strength and endurance. It occurs naturally in men and in smaller amounts in women. For every molecule of testosterone produced by the body, anothe read news >>

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Reebok is standing by UFC light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones as he heads to rehab after being flagged for cocaine in a recent drug test, which was administered before his eventual win in this past weekend’s UFC 182 headliner. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Dan Henderson explains not having respect for Jon Jones in the wake of Jones' win over Daniel Cormier. read news >>

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has a new series on TNT called "Wake Up Call" where he "descends into the chaos of everyday problems to pull good people up by the bootstraps, reminding them what hard work, passion and true discipline can accomplish." Joining the former WWE superstar will be a handful of celebrities, including UFC President Dana White, who along with Mike Dolce, helps a young fella overcome one of life's many bad hands (preview above). The series premieres later tonight (Fri., Dec. 12, read news >>

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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 >>

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