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A minute or two into last week’s Bellator 134, a guy strolled out from behind a retractable 20-foot video monitor and began noodling a version of "The Star-Spangled Banner" on electric guitar. On stage behind him stood a lineup of the night’s fighters, some of them taking his performance very seriously, some of them absolutely not. The monitors streamed pure Americana—shots of the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore, a clip of wheat stalks swaying gently in a breeze. Just as the guitarist wailed p read news >>

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This week’s Twitter Mailbag looks at whether Ronda Rousey’s streak of one-sided wins is a bad thing for women’s MMA, and whether “Cyborg” Justino can – or should – drop to 135 pounds to meet her.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, a look at Gina Carano’s influence on a UFC pay-per-view headlined by two women’s bouts, plus dazed responses to Slice vs. Shamrock and Josh Neer’s gym beatdown.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Brock Lesnar, whose contract with World Wrestling Entertainment has less than five weeks to go, walked out of the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, without appearing as scripted and advertised on Monday's Raw television show.Sources close to the situation have said Lesnar and WWE CEO Vince McMahon reached an impasse regarding terms of a new contract, and neither would budge. The issue was described as resolvable, but not yet resolved. McMahon was attempting to sign Lesnar prior to his deal expirin read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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With just six weeks until the UFC hosts its debut event in the historic Polish city of Krakow, anticipation continues to build as the UFC today announced another exciting matchup, Rocky Lee vs. Taylor ‘Double read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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It's been about two weeks since the greatest fighter in the history of combat sports tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. It's been about two days since the Nevada State Athletic Commission penalized him for his actions. As things currently stand, Anderson Silva will not be allowed to compete inside of the cage for nine months. Just days after the positive test was revealed, Silva made use of the proverbial pen in a fight for his reputation as a fighter who long advocated for a clean read news >>

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This week’s Twitter Mailbag looks at the UFC’s plans for enhanced drug testing from all possible angles, and still finds a little time to ponder the stakes of the UFC Fight Night 61 headliner between Frank Mir and Antonio Silva.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, (...) read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Before next week’s Bellator 134 “British Invasion” card, go behind the scenes with Michael “Venom” Page courtesy of our friends at Whoa TV. Filed under: Bellator, Featured, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes spar over whether Benson Henderson did enough to make fans care at UFC Fight Night 60, and why that code seems so hard to crack for so many fighters.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, the fallout from a couple bad weeks worth of doping news in MMA continues, plus some thoughts on Paige VanZant’s Reebok deal and Benson Henderson’s welterweight move.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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What a difference a few weeks makes. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva passed his second out-of-competition drug test, administered by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) on Jan. 19, 2015, roughly two weeks before his 185-pound showdown against Nick Diaz in the UFC 183 main event. His blood test returned negative for performance-enhancing drugs, including human growth hormone (read the full report in PDF format here). Silva failed his first test, conducted back on Jan. 9, for t read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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You already know what the focus of this week’s Twitter Mailbag is. But in addition to looking at Anderson Silva’s failed drug test, we’ll make some time for Ronda Rousey’s star power, Benson Henderson’s division jump, and more.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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After six long weeks with no compass to guide them, MMA fans once again have their North Star in the fold. That's right. Cody McKenzie, the unabashed brawler and party guy who used to work fishing boats in his native Alaska, has ended his extremely brief retirement and will return to action Feb. 15, according to Karim Zidan of Bloody Elbow. The 27-year-old McKenzie (15-6) is reportedly set to take on Andrew McInnes at World Series of Fighting 18, WSOF officials confirmed in the Bloody Elbow repo read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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The full nine-bout lineup is complete for next week’s WSOF 18 event, and there’s an infamous name on the preliminary card.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

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