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In the wake of high-profile drug test failures and mounting pressure to lead change, UFC officials announced Wednesday they will enhance their out-of-competition drug testing efforts. New policies and procedures could be in place later this year. The report comes courtesy of ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto. The UFC is currently soliciting proposals from independent agencies that could contract with the UFC to conduct the actual testing. "Unannounced blood and urine [testing] is going to happen, hopeful read news >>

  • a month ago
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If you were looking for a reason to wake up at 6:30 a.m. ET to watch the preliminary card for the UFC's latest return to Macau, China, on Saturday, well, I've got nothing for you. That's a little early in the morning when all you have to look forward to is Danny Mitchell vs. Wang Sai in a preliminary "main event." The idea of a main event for a preliminary card is one of the dumbest things the UFC has created in recent years, and it is even sillier when it features two men named Danny Mitchell a read news >>

  • a month ago
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In the wake of Alexander Gustafsson's knee injury, questions have arisen as to whether the Swedish light heavyweight should remain next in line for a shot at the UFC light heavyweight title, currently held by Jon Jones. For one thing, the fact Jones' bout with Daniel Cormier isn't for nearly two months could make for an exceptionally long wait for Gustafsson, who has not fought since March. For another, Anthony Johnson is rumbling his way up the rankings. But as far as the champion is concerned, read news >>

  • a month ago
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If it’s any consolation to the Cage Warriors brass, future attempts to put on an event in Sweden might be met with considerably more success. Filed under: Cage Warriors, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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In the wake of his positive steroid test, UFC middleweight Kevin Casey has apologized to the promotion and Nevada regulators for his actions. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In the wake of an injury to the UFC flyweight division’s contender apparent, champ Demetrious Johnson is moving on against a new opponent.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Chad Mendes isn't holding back his words in the wake of the news that his rematch with UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo Jr. has been postponed. "Jose Aldo can't run from me forever," The Team Alpha Male fighter said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "This fight's going to happen and I'm going to take the belt from him." This isn't the first time Aldo has postponed a fight with Mendes. Aldo also postponed their first fight, which eventually ended up taking place at UFC 142. So with Aldo pu read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Four bouts from the cancelled UFC 176 event, including Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson and Derek Brunson vs. Lorenz Larkin, have already found a home on upcoming cards. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC middleweight star, Chael Sonnen faces a variety of penalties including a huge fine. Mark your calendars for July 17th. That's the date that the Nevada Attorney General has set as the cutoff to receive former UFC Middleweight star, Chael Sonnen's response on whether he'll be appealing a disciplinary complaint in the wake of two separate drug test failures. MMA Junkie obtained a copy of the complaint which indicates a possible $250,000 fine, suspension of his license, expenses related t read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In the wake of news announcing another failed drug test for three-time title challenger Chael Sonnen, the UFC released a statement largely mirroring its previous responses to high-profile failures.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A number of fighters received medical suspensions in the wake of UFC 174 last Saturday. UFC 174 saw some limbs breaking and swollen faces, so it's no surprise that there are a few notable medical suspensions coming out of the event. The British Columbia Athletic Commission released the suspensions to MMA Junkie, and the biggest one is probably the 180-day term that Ryan Jimmo received due to the broken arm he suffered in his bout with Ovince St. Preux. Valerie Letourneau and Tae Hyun Bang also r read news >>

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