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Cyborg unaware of Holly Holm PPV rumors
Invicta featherweight champion Cris 'Cyborg Justino discusses the Holly Holm PPV rumours, Ronda Rousey "running" from her, and an interest in a potential rematch against Gina Carano.
Submitted Apr 5, 2014 11:12AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Bas Rutten rips Alistair Overeem for testosterone usage
The former UFC Heavyweight champion went on Submission Radio and had some harsh words for his countryman.
Submitted Apr 5, 2014 11:11AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Winkeljohn: There has been talk of a Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm pay-per-view bout
The trainer of former women's boxing champ Holly Holm says that her camp has been in talks with Cris Cyborg's camp about doing a possible Holm vs. Cyborg pay-per-view event outside the UFC.
Submitted Apr 4, 2014 4:11PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Study: MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing
About one-third of professional mixed martial arts matches end in knockout or technical knockout, indicating a higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts, according to a new study in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Submitted Mar 28, 2014 6:00PM by prophecy033 - 18 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports, General MMA
New drug test is up to 1000x more sensitive
Researchers discover a way to make urine testing 1,000 times more sensitive and increase the PED detection window.
Submitted Mar 19, 2014 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: General MMA
MMA promoter suing province over sanctions
A Saskatchewan MMA promotion is seeking damages for lost business and to strip the governing body of its powers to regulate the sport.
Submitted Mar 15, 2014 4:08PM by Lungsofsteel - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
Big-show vet Jay Hieron announces MMA retirement
Jay Hieron, who fought in nearly every major organization that MMA had to offer, today announced his retirement.
Submitted Mar 7, 2014 9:18PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
California commission announces 'total ban' of testosterone-replacement therapy
The California State Athletic Commission is tightening its rules when it comes to therapeutic-use exemptions for testosterone-replacement therapy, and in the interim, has announced a “total ban” on TRT.
Submitted Mar 6, 2014 2:43PM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports, General MMA, Miscellaneous
Ronda Rousey says she could beat Floyd Mayweather in MMA fight
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has dominated her opponents since coming on the scene and is ready to set her sights even higher.  
Submitted Mar 5, 2014 9:18PM by prophecy033 - 15 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Brazil no longer allowing TRT exemptions
The Comissão Atlética Brasileira de MMA has decided to follow in Nevada's footsteps and no longer grant exemptions for Testosterone Replacement Therapy. Dan Henderson will be the last fighter granted such an exemption.
Submitted Feb 28, 2014 12:02PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: General MMA
BREAKING: TRT Banned For Use By Fighters In State Of Nevada
The Nevada Athletic Commission passed a motion to ban therapeutic use exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy during a meeting Thursday.
Submitted Feb 27, 2014 3:35PM by prophecy033 - 37 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports, General MMA
MMA-Themed Reality Series ‘Combate Americas’ Set for Cable TV Premiere
The mixed martial arts-themed reality show “Combate Americas” will kick off its initial season with a two-hour series premiere tonight at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on the Spanish-language cable network mun2.
Submitted Feb 23, 2014 8:51PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Former Boxing Champion Vic Darchinyan to Make MMA Debut in Australia
GLENDALE, Calif. -- Former four-time boxing world champion Vic Darchinyan has flirted with the idea of trying out professional mixed martial arts for a while now, and it looks like he is ready take the plunge into the cage, according to his trainer, Edmond Tarverdyan.
Submitted Feb 11, 2014 1:02PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
2013 World MMA Award winners include dual-category victor Travis Browne
The 2013 World MMA Awards, the sixth installment of Fighters Only’s annual industry honors, were revealed Friday, and some familiar names took home top honors.
Submitted Feb 8, 2014 11:14AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Vinny Magalhaes unhappy with salary mis-reporting
A former UFC Light Heavyweight, and M-1 Global champion is less than pleased about the way his UFC salary has been reported
Submitted Feb 5, 2014 12:40PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Buentello vs. Dennis title fight, Brookins vs. Fuller top Legacy FC 29 card
Legacy FC has put together an intriguing card with some familiar names for its March 21 return to AXS TV. Legacy FC 29, which takes place at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa, Okla., features a light-heavyweight headliner between Paul Buentello (33-15) and Myron Dennis (9-2). The organization’s vacant title is on the line.
Submitted Jan 28, 2014 9:55PM by Budgellism - 3 comments
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Association for Ringside Physicians supports elimination of TRT in MMA
The Association for Ringside Physicians (ARP) has taken a stance on the appropriateness of therapeutic use exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy (TUE for TRT) in combat sports, and it’s not favorable.
Submitted Jan 27, 2014 8:13PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Roy Nelson has applied for Keith Kizer's vacated position with the NSAC
UFC heavyweight contender, Roy Nelson has made his desire to fill Keith Kizer's shoes official by applying for the NSAC executive director position.
Submitted Jan 27, 2014 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Ken Shamrock Comes Clean About Steroid Use
Ken Shamrock did steroids. Raise your hand if you're surprised. Details after the jump.
Submitted Jan 26, 2014 5:26PM by emfleek - 6 comments
Filed under: General MMA
With student's victory, emotional UFC vet Kurt Pellegrino can finally say farewell
CHICAGO – For a few years now Kurt Pellegrino has been trying to convince himself that his fighting days are truly done, but for some reason he just couldn’t get the retirement to take.
Submitted Jan 26, 2014 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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