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Dolce puts Hendricks on blast for lifestyle choices
Conditioning coach Mike Dolce has been by the side of former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in some of his biggest fights, but despite that has critics for his friend and client:
Submitted Feb 6, 2015 1:33AM by tildengolfer - 9 comments
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Zahabi: GSP Ready to Resume Sparring
Firas Zahabi, longtime head trainer to former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, still does not know whether the Canadian will ever fight again. If St-Pierre does return, however, Zahabi will have no reservations regarding his two surgically repaired knees. Nearly one year after suffering the second ACL tear of his career, St-Pierre (25-2) is training every day, according to Zahabi. Earlier this month, St-Pierre posted a video to social media that shows him somersaulting into a forward flip in a gymnastics facility. He sticks the landing, in case you're wondering. The 33-year-old Canadian tore his left ACL in March, three months after he vacated the 170-pound title to take an indefinite leave of absence. In 2011, he tore his right ACL but made a successful return with three title defenses.
Submitted Feb 5, 2015 5:03PM by Kpro - 16 comments
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Nick Diaz hints at retirement following UFC 183 loss
Former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz posted a cryptic message on his Instagram account, which could be seen as a hint regarding his retirement from professional MMA.
Submitted Feb 5, 2015 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Thomas Almeida vs. Yves Jabouin, John Makdessi vs. Abel Trujillo at UFC 186
Following a Fight of the Night victory over Tim Gorman in his UFC debut in Brazil last November, Sao Paulo bantamweight Thomas Almeida will take his show on the road on April 25, when he takes on Canada's own Yves Jabouin in a UFC 186 bout at Bell Centre in Montreal.
Submitted Feb 5, 2015 10:34AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC 183 a major success with high TV Ratings, PPV buys and gate numbers
UFC 183 went on to be a major success with high TV Ratings, PPV buys and gate numbers.
Submitted Feb 5, 2015 10:27AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Mac Danzig and Gabe Ruediger file a new lawsuit against UFC
Another class action lawsuit has been filed against Zuffa, this time by Mac Danzig and Gabe Ruediger.
Submitted Feb 5, 2015 10:23AM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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Lineup builds for March's 'ONE FC 25: Age of Champions' in Malaysia
Lineup builds for ‘ONE FC 25: Age of Champions,’ including Moraes-Shibuya title fight.
Submitted Feb 5, 2015 10:21AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Kenny Robertson vs. George Sullivan added to UFC on FOX 15 in Newark
The April lineup for the UFC’s return to New Jersey continues to grow with the addition of a welterweight bout.
Submitted Feb 5, 2015 10:19AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Known out-of-competition drug tests snag 31 percent of UFC fighters
Since out-of-competition drug testing ramped up in December 2013, a high percentage of UFC fighters have been caught using banned substances.
Submitted Feb 4, 2015 9:29PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Anderson Silva breaks silence on testing positive for steroids
“I’ve been competing in this sport for a very long time. This is my nineteenth fight in the UFC. I have been thoroughly tested many times and have never had a positive drug test,” said Silva. “I have not taken any performance enhancing drugs. My stance on drugs is, and will always be, the same. I’m an advocate for a clean sport,” he continued. “I’m consulting with my advisors right now to explore all of my options and intend to fight this allegation and clear my name. I will not make any further comments until my team advises me to do so.” Silva has the option of requesting the B sample from his drug test be processed, which could put the initial A sample result in question or it could verify it. Nevada Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett told MMWeekly.com on Wednesday afternoon that Silva’s camp had not yet made such a request.
Submitted Feb 4, 2015 9:26PM by bjj1605 - 4 comments
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Nick Diaz doubles allowed marijuana limit, was only licensed days before UFC 183
Nick Diaz no-showed UFC 183 open workouts. He also almost didn't make the actual fight.
Submitted Feb 4, 2015 3:46PM by FastKnockout - 24 comments
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UFC plans to sponsor 2015 European Judo Championships
The UFC will be sponsoring the annual European Judo Championships in Scotland this year. What might sound like small news at first glance, is part of a smart business strategy that could be a major step to gaining more mainstream credibility.
Submitted Feb 4, 2015 3:43PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Heavyweights Daniel Omielanczuk and Anthony Hamilton meet at UFC Fight Night 64
Another Polish fighter has been added to the UFC Fight Night 64 fight card.
Submitted Feb 4, 2015 3:41PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare set to headline UFC Fight Night 62 in Brazil
Urijah Faber won’t be competing in Brazil anymore on March 21. Faber was pulled from the UFC Fight Night 62 main event since Raphael Assuncao didn’t recover from an ankle injury and the promotion couldn’t find a replacement. Demian Maia and Ryan LaFalre, originally set to battle in the co-main event, will now headlined the card. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news with sources close to the situation.
Submitted Feb 4, 2015 12:35PM by Wez - 3 comments
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Doctor: Anderson Silva disappointed with results, says he didn’t use steroids
It appears that Anderson Silva was not aware of the anabolic steroids present in his system.
Submitted Feb 4, 2015 10:23AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Anderson Silva would not have been allowed to fight Nick Diaz at UFC 183 if NSAC received drug test results sooner
Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) tested Anderson Silva for banned substances on Jan. 9, 2015, which was more than three weeks out from his UFC 183 main event match against Nick Diaz on Jan. 31, 2015.
Submitted Feb 4, 2015 12:32AM by FastKnockout - 29 comments
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Tibau replaces Medeiros, faces Ferguson at UFC 184
Gleison Tibau will fill in for the injured Yancy Medeiros in a fight against Tony Ferguson at UFC 184.
Submitted Feb 4, 2015 12:25AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Vitor Belfort specifically requested to fight Mark Munoz for the interim title
Wife and manager of "The Phenom", Joana Prado Belfort explained how the negotiation with the UFC was after Chris Weidman got injured.
Submitted Feb 4, 2015 12:22AM by FastKnockout - 24 comments
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Manny Gamburyan out, Aljamain Sterling now faces Takeya Mizugaki at UFC on FOX 15
Manny Gamburyan has been ruled out of a planned bantamweight meeting with Aljamain Sterling (10-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC), and veteran Takeya Mizugaki (20-8-2 MMA, 7-3 UFC) has agreed to step in and take the fight.
Submitted Feb 4, 2015 12:18AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC confirms Silva tests positive for steroids, Diaz reportedly pops for marijuana, too
The high of Saturday’s entertaining UFC 183 headliner between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz quickly wore off tonight when news broke both men failed drug test related to the event.
Submitted Feb 3, 2015 9:21PM by xdanish020 - 60 comments
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