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Wanderlei banned.
Wanderlei Silva was hit with a lifetime ban today for dodging drug test and fined $70K Looks like retirement was right thing for him to do.
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 2:33PM by handyman293 - 20 comments
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Tumor returns, forces Bigfoot Silva into surgery in Brazil
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Antonio Silva was knocked out by Andrei Arlovski at the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event earlier this month in Brasilia, Brazil (more on that here).
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 11:44AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Ian Entwistle vs. Anthony Birchak targeted for for UFC on FOX 13
Bantamweights Ian Entwistle (8-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Anthony Birchak (11-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) have agreed to meet later this year at UFC on FOX 1.
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Tim Kennedy complaining about lack of pre-fight drug testing for his UFC 178 bo
Tim Kennedy says he wasn't tested during the lead up to his UFC 178 bout.
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Fabricio Werdum sees himself taking Cain Velasquez down at UFC 180
"Vai Cavalo" isn't intimidated by Velasquez's wrestling credentials and promises to try to put the UFC Heavyweight champion on his back in the cage. Lol, have fun with that Werdum....
Submitted Sep 23, 2014 2:56AM by xdanish020 - 21 comments
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Jon Anik signs extension with UFC
One of the most notable and often-used figures in the UFC's broadcasting stable is Jon Anik, a man UFC hired from ESPN in 2011 to help fill broadcasting roles for the UFC's expanding schedule and program offerings. Anik's hiring was announced at the UFC 137 pre-fight press conference and was to be a three-year deal.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:47PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Mark Hunt wants rematch with Josh Barnett next
After doing what most thought was impossible and knocking out Roy Nelson with one punch last weekend, Mark Hunt is in the mood to call his shots.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:46PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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UFC’s Marc Ratner: Random out-of-competition drug testing to ramp up in new year
with the Nevada Athletic Commission banning the use of testosterone and the UFC enforcing stricter drug testing within its ranks, the sport of MMA has perceivably started to become a more even playing field.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:44PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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John Moraga slated to face Jussier Formiga at UFC on FOX 13
John Moraga will look for his second straight win when he squares off against Jussier Formiga in a flyweight contest at UFC on FOX 13 on Dec. 13 in Phoenix, according to UFC officials Monday.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:41PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Demetrious Johnson says Conor McGregor reminds him of "a young Mike Tyson"
Mighty Mouse appears to be all in on the prospects of rising featherweight star Conor McGregor, comparing him to two of boxing's most famous champions.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:31PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Joe Riggs meets Ben Saunders at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix
Joe Riggs had to wait a little extra for his return to the UFC, but now he’s got a new date, and it’ll be a home fight.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 10:20PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort off; Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler 2 headlines UFC 181
The long awaited middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort will have to wait a little longer following an injury to the champion that will postpone their fight scheduled for UFC 181 in December. Before took to Facebook to release the news stating that Weidman broke his hand in training, forcing him to pull out of their fight on December 6 in Las Vegas. "I've just received the news that Chris Weidman broke his hand and, for what everything points to, our fight is gonna be moved to February," Belfort wrote on his Facebook fan page on Monday.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 7:16PM by Poor_Franklin - 15 comments
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Mike De La Torre vs. Mark Eddiva added to UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney
A new featherweight bout has been added to the UFC’s November return to Australia.
Submitted Sep 22, 2014 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Conor McGregor will be cageside for UFC 179
UFC Featherweight competitor Conor McGregor discusses his upcoming match-up against Dustin Poirier and why the UFC will be pressured to hand him a title shot following the event.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 5:38PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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John Dodson back training after ACL Surgery
John Dodson was the #1 contender in the flyweight division earlier this year, and a rematch for the title against Demetrious Johnson was on the horizon once again. However, unfortunately, Dodson suffered a torn ACL and would be out until 2015.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 5:11PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
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McGregor Slams Poirier, Says He’s Not A Step Up
Upon returning from ACL surgery, McGregor blasted through Diego Brandao earlier this summer at UFC Dublin, and is looking to build upon the win this weekend at UFC 178 against Poirier.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 5:08PM by tildengolfer - 16 comments
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Glover Teixeira plans to dominate Phil Davis, ‘get that f---ing belt’ soon
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Glover Teixeira co-headlines UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25, and he decided to change a few things for this training camp. Teixeira had his 20-fight win streak snapped by UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in his last appearance inside the Octagon in April, and he realized he made the wrong decision in his camp for "Bones."
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 4:40PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
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Tito Ortiz claims UFC blocked Bellator from running show in Anaheim
If it was up to Tito Ortiz, his Nov. 15 fight against Stephan Bonnar would be held in his Orange County backyard. But according to Ortiz, the fight will be held at San Diego's Valley View Casino Center instead of Anaheim's Honda Center due to interference by his former company.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 4:39PM by tildengolfer - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, Bellator
Fortunes changed for five in UFC's return to Japan
The UFC returned to an arena that is legendary for mixed martial arts on Saturday. It was a night where nostalgia mixed with the future.
Submitted Sep 21, 2014 4:37PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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