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'UFC Rising: Conor McGregor' premieres Monday on FOX Sports 1
With next week’s return of Conor McGregor to the UFC spotlight, FOX Sports 1 will air a Monday special highlighting the Irish star.
Submitted Jan 10, 2015 12:48PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Dan Henderson runs the pipe on Jon Jones, has cocaine jokes for days
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Dan Henderson is having the last laugh after light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was popped for cocaine metabolites during a pre-fight drug test last December.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 2:19PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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UFC champ Robbie Lawler looks to return to full training in February
While UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler (25-10 MMA, 10-4 UFC) knows who he’ll face the next time he fights, he’s still not sure exactly when that will be.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 2:16PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Not impressed by your performance? St-Pierre now admits legendary slam was 'low-class'
Georges St-Pierre (25-2 MMA, 19-2 UFC) is among the most respectful, level-headed fighters in UFC history, but his signature moment on the mic remains one of the most beloved lines of trash talk ever uttered inside the octagon. In retrospect, St-Pierre now admits it was “low-class.”
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 2:14PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
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Manager: ‘Jacare’ Souza will convince Dana White to give him a title shot after UFC 184
Ronaldo Souza’s long-awaited UFC title shot might be delayed again if his teammate Anderson Silva beats Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on Jan. 31, but his team has different plans. UFC president Dana White said that "Jacare" was "next in line for a title (shot)" after his win over Gegard Mousasi in September, but recently promised Silva a shot at the middleweight championship if he’s victorious on Jan. 31.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 12:02PM by JLS1980 - 5 comments
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Court Strikes Down Broadcast Ban In Germany
The Bavarian State Media Authority (BLM), perhaps not as enamored as some media outlets with the rise of mixed martial arts (MMA), instituted a broadcast ban on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) programming, which was recently overturned by the Administrative Court in Munich, Germany, for being "illegitimate."
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 11:37AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Mike De La Torre vs. Tiago Trator added to UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil
A featherweight matchup between Mike De La Torre and Tiago Trator (19-4-2 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) is the latest addition to next month’s UFC Fight Night 61 event.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 11:30AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Anthony Pettis: 'Annoying' Khabib Nurmagomedov owns 'amateur level' striking
UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (18-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) is focused on his upcoming title defense with Rafael dos Anjos (23-7 MMA, 12-5 UFC). But with Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) lurking in the background, “Showtime” admits the Dagestani’s constant lurking is getting a little tiresome.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 9:01AM by JLS1980 - 23 comments
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Manny Gamburyan vs. Aljamain Sterling added to UFC on FOX 15 in April
A bantamweight matchup between longtime veteran Manny Gamburyan and undefeated prospect Aljamain Sterling (10-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has been added to April’s UFC on FOX 15 event.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 9:38PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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'Cookie Monster' Spends $1000 On Ice Cream
Carla Esparza splurges on $1000 Golden Opulence Sundae to celebrate winning UFC strawweight title.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 7:40PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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CIR testing performed on Jones' pre-fight tests, says NSAC head
The only anomaly in UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones’ out-of-competition tests for UFC 182 was a positive for cocaine metabolites, the head of the Nevada State Athletic Commission said today.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 7:25PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Bout order set for UFC 183, Thiago Alves vs. Jordan Mein kicks off pay-per-view
The bout order for this month’s “UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz” event is now set, and a welterweight matchup between Thiago Alves and Jordan Mein kicks off the evening’s pay-per-view main card.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 7:21PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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IMMAF: Alexander Gustafsson tested by Swedish WADA-approved org, not USADA
UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson was not drug tested out-of-competition in his native Sweden by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, as was widely reported.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 3:08PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold targeted for UFC on FOX 15
Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida, two middleweight contenders, are currently slated to fight at UFC on FOX 15 in Newark, N.J. on April 18, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 1:34PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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Dana White: Teammates T.J. Dillashaw and Urijah Faber 'made it very clear they will fight each other'
If the UFC President was to be believed, teammates T.J. Dillashaw and Urijah Faber are in fact willing to face off against each other in the Octagon. Despite both men saying in the past that they aren't a fan of the idea, Dana White has stated that they have 'made it very clear' they believe otherwise. "That's possible. Those guys have made it very clear that they will fight each other," White claims in an appearance at UFC Tonight, "We'll see what happens. That's not the plan right now here today, but it's definitely a fight I would like to see."
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 12:33PM by Budgellism - 11 comments
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Vitor Belfort passes 3 random drug tests by NAC
The Nevada Athletic Commission has randomly drug tested middleweight superstar, Vitor Belfort three times ahead of UFC 184, and plans to test him once more.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 11:49AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Nate Diaz offers opinion on Jon Jones' rehab for cocaine – you won't be surprised
UFC lightweight Nate Diaz is no stranger to tension with his employer, and seldom does he hold back with his opinions.
Submitted Jan 8, 2015 11:47AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Jones' tests show abnormal testosterone levels
Jon Jones' out of competition tests from December show some extremely abnormal testosterone and epitestosterone levels, as well as cocaine use.
Submitted Jan 7, 2015 11:29PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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NSAC to hear Francisco Rivera's appeal of UFC 181 loss to Urijah Faber
UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera will get his day in court, so to speak, at a Nevada State Athletic Commission next week in Las Vegas.
Submitted Jan 7, 2015 11:24PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Joseph Duffy, the last man to beat Conor McGregor, signs with UFC
While top featherweight contender Conor McGregor considers himself unbeatable, a man that knows otherwise is now on the UFC roster.
Submitted Jan 7, 2015 11:23PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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