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Chael Sonnen fails random drug test
UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen has failed a random drug test in the state of Nevada and will not fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 on July 5.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 2:49PM by prophecy033 - 16 comments
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Injury takes Luiz Dutra out of UFC Fight Night 44 bout with Sean Spencer
The UFC’s debut in San Antonio later this month continues to see changes to the card due to injury.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 11:33AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC vet Ulysses Gomez joins RFA roster with multi-fight deal
Recent UFC competitor Ulysses Gomez has a new home.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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TUF: Brazil 3 Finale drug tests come back clean
Stipe Miocic, Fabio Maldonado and 22 other fighters test clean following The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Finale card in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 1:29AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Ross Pearson wants Diego Sanchez rematch on neutral ground
Ross Pearson was in Albuquerque, N.M., last weekend to fight Diego Sanchez at UFC Fight Night 42. It's pretty obvious that the hometown cooking didn't sit well with "Real Deal" then ... or now.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 1:27AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Daniel Cormier says his knees have been jacked up since he started MMA
A doctor who recently looked at Daniel Cormier‘s knee concluded his injuries were four or five years old, which means his entire MMA career has been fought on an unstable foundation.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 1:22AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Bobby Green vs. Abel Trujillo set for UFC 176 in Los Angeles
The UFC’s return to the City of Angels in August has a new lightweight fight on tap.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 7:00PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Pearson's cornerman claims Jackson fighters weren't tested in New Mexico
Controversy is brewing in the wake of a bad judging call in the fight between Ross Pearson and Diego Sanchez, and it looks like it may be spreading to the card as a whole.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 6:53PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC covers funeral costs for the Green's brother
Say what you want about the UFC brass, but they seem to always come through when they’re needed.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 1:23PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Mark Munoz no longer under UFC contract, removed from official rankings
"The Filipino Wrecking Machine" is currently negotiating a new deal but until then, is no longer eligible to be ranked.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 1:14PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
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Ross Pearson appeals UFC Fight Night 42 loss to Diego Sanchez
Following his split-decision loss to Diego Sanchez, Ross Pearson has lodged an appeal with the New Mexico Athletic Commission.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 1:06PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Jury injured, Trujillo pulled from UFN San Antonio
Top 10 ranked lightweight Myles Jury is out of his June 28th meeting with Abel Trujillo, which has forced the UFC to do some re-shuffling of their San Antonio card.
Submitted Jun 9, 2014 1:05PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC heavyweight Geronimo dos Santos still awaiting medical clearance after hepatitis B treatment
Where is Geronimo dos Santos? The Brazilian heavyweight signed with the UFC in 2012, and was set to make his promotional debut at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, against former title contender Gabriel Gonzaga. Nine days before the bout, "Mondragon" was pulled from the card after his medical exams indicated he had hepatitis B.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 8:04PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Bryan Caraway says he apologized for the fish hook of Erik Perez
UFC bantamweight Bryan Caraway defeated Erik 'Goyito' Perez on Saturday night at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov, but controversy erupted afterwards when it was discovered he fish hooked Perez during the bout. On Facebook afterwards, Caraway responded saying he didn't mean to and even apologized to Perez when he was told he had.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 8:02PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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Manager: Diego Sanchez, beneficiary of 'retarded' judges, not important enough to warrant response from Nate Diaz
MMAmania.com spoke with Mike Kogan to get a response regarding Diego Sanchez calling out his client, Nate Diaz, after "The Nightmare's" controversial split-decision victory over Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 8:00PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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John Moraga's Nose Needed Four Stitches, But Is Not Broken
UFC flyweight contender John Moraga managed to escape serious injury following a technical knockout loss to John Dodson at the UFC Fight Night 42 event last Sat. night (June 7, 2014) in Albuquerque, New Mexico (full recap here). So if his nose wasn't even that bad to begin with, why did they stop his fight against "The Magician?" According to this post, "Chicano John" isn't quite sure himself.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 7:58PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Sanchez-Pearson decision might be worst in MMA history, and that's saying something
We knew there was something in the air way up there in Albuquerque, N.M. What we didn’t know is that there’s also apparently something in the water. We’re not talking the usual American tap water cocktail of arsenic and copper, either. We’re talking vision quest-quality hallucinogens here. The good stuff. The oh-no-my-face-is-melting stuff. Link not working for some reason, sorry http://mmajunkie.com/2014/06/sanchez-pearson-decision-might-be-worst-in-mma-history-and-thats-saying-something
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 12:46PM by traveller77 - 33 comments
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Saturday's UFC 174 prelims move to FX from normal home with FOX Sports
The televised prelims for Saturday’s UFC 174 won’t air on their normal FOX Sports 1 home. They won’t see time on their FOX Sports 2 backup, either.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 11:25AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Pettis & Khabib Beef on Twitter
UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and rising star Khabib Nurmagomedov had a twitter beef.
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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UFC Fight Night 42 draws announced attendance of 8,775 for $698K live gate
Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 42 event at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, N.M., drew an announced attendance of 8,775 and a live gate of $697,901. UFC Senior Director of Public Relations Dave Sholler announced the tallies at the post-fight press conference, which MMAjunkie attended...
Submitted Jun 8, 2014 10:38AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
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