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After No. 8-ranked middleweight Michael Bisping got back in the win column with an impressive fourth round stoppage of Cung Le in the main event of last Saturday’s (August 23, 2014) UFC Fight Night 48 from Macau, China, “The Count” immediately continued his war of words with No. 5-ranked Rockhold. Bisping and Rockhold have a bit of...
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UFC 177 Embedded Vlog Series: Episode 3

Posted on August 28, 2014, 06:36 PM by Mike Drahota
With bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw set to take on former champion Renan Barao in their awaited rematch in the main event of UFC 177 this Saturday night (August 30, 2014) from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California, the UFC has released the third episode of their UFC 177: Embedded Vlog Series. Watch below as Dillashaw and Barao prepare...
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The recent news that Chan Sung Jung was removed from his slot on the upcoming UFC Fight Night 53 card was not so great for fans of “KZ”. The South Korean has once again taken a setback in his career due to injury, and things aren't exactly looking great for him right now. Being this banged up at just 27 is not a good sign. It was revealed today that a replacement has been found for the absent “Korean Zombie” in Sweden, as Max Holloway steps up to face Akira Corassani in Sweden. God...
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UFC Set To Introduce Random Drug-Testing Program

Posted on August 28, 2014, 03:23 PM by Buster Evans
The UFC has received a lot of criticism in the last few years for its approach on performance-enhancing drug (PED's) use in MMA but that is about to change as the promotion have revealed they are going to take a major step towards removing PED's from the sport by implementing random, out-of-competition drug-testing later this year. UFC vice president of regulatory affairs Marc Ratner told ESPN.com the promotion is in talks with multiple independent drug-testing agencies, such as Voluntary Anti-Doping Association(VADA)...
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Earlier today (Thurs., August 28, 2014) UFC President Dana White was named to GQ magazine’s list of the Biggest Sleazebags In Sports, alongside such noted heel as Jon “War Machine” Koppenhaver and former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. True to the form, White was quick to responds on the UFC’s “Download,” noting that the report was he takes no offense to the report: “You’re never going to be able to stop what people say about you, and everybody isn’t...
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UFC President Dana White is not necessarily known as the most lovable guy in combat sports, in fact he is quite often under heavy criticism from fans and media. His brash attitude and often heinous language has landed White in beefs with Tito Ortiz, Ken Shamrock, multiple media outlets, and makes him the subject of countless internet trolls. This time around, it is magazine publication GQ taking a pop at the UFC President, as they ranked him eighth in the list of '25 biggest sleazebags in sports'...Ouch!...
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Following his setback to Ryan Bader in the main event of UFC Fight Night 47, Ovince St. Preux will look to get back to winning ways in November as he is expected face former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Rafael Cavalcante. The fight booking was revealed last night by Ultimate Fighting Officials. St. Preux vs. Cavalcante is the first official fight to be added on to the UFC card which is expected to be Fight Night 57. The event is scheduled to take place at the Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in...
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Dana White's UFC 177 Vlog: Behind The Scenes At UFC 175

Posted on August 28, 2014, 07:25 AM by Rory Kernaghan
UFC 177 will go down this Saturday (August 30, 2014) featuring the headlining rematch between bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao. Tony Ferguson fights Team Alpha Male's Danny Castillo as the co-main event for the evening. As usual, UFC President Dana White has released the first part of his fight week Vlog. This episode features a behind-the-scenes look at UFC 175, and is interesting to say the least. UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve appears distraught after fainting backstage and being pulled...
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Heads were turned earlier this month (August 5, 2014) when news broke that No. 8-ranked UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt had supposedly been “cut” prior to his UFC Fight Night 52 bout with No. 9 Roy Nelson from Saitama, Japan. UFC President Dana White was quick to remedy the situation with an emphatic “Hell no,” when asked if Hunt had been released, signifying that fan favorite Hunt was obviously still employed with the UFC. The finding was no surprise given Hunt’s propensity to put...
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Demian Maia Out Indefinitely With Bone Infection

Posted on August 27, 2014, 07:52 PM by Mike Drahota
No. 7-ranked UFC welterweight Demian Maia was recently forced out of his previously scheduled UFC Fight Night 49 bout versus Mike Pyle with a staph infection. The infection was initially thought to be a relatively normal occurrence MMA, where fighters come into contact with ton of bacteria from training mats and other equipment. However, on this evening’s UFC Tonight, Ariel Helwani revealed that Maia’s staph infection turned into something much worse: “I spoke to Demian Maia’s manager...
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Healing from a multitude of injuries since his unanimous decision win over Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida in the main event of July 5’s UFC 175, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has shifted his focus to the next challenge on his list. Weidman will face controversial No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort in the main event of December 6’s UFC 181 after “The Phenom” was granted a license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) despite the fact that he failed a drug test...
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Featherweight champion Jose Aldo will look for his seventh-straight UFC title defence on October 25 when he faces Chad Mendes in the main event of UFC 179. The bout is a rematch from their previous encounter in 2012 where Aldo stopped Mendes with a first round knockout. Heading into their rematch in Rio De Janeiro, the champion doesn't see any difference in the challenger and thinks the results will be the same this time around: "The only different thing now is the age. The rest remains the same," Aldo media...
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UFC light-heavyweight veteran Stephen Bonnar retired in 2012, in a somewhat controversial end to a storied career. After his three-fight win streak was snapped in spectacular fashion by Anderson Silva, the Ultimate Fighter 1 runner up was popped for the anabolic steroid drostanolone. After some procrastination, “The American Psycho” called it quits. Forrest Griffin's retirement also supported the common opinion that it was time for the new generation of fighters to shine, but it looks like Bonnar...
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UFC Fight Night 49 Super Slo-Mo Highlights

Posted on August 27, 2014, 10:31 AM by Rory Kernaghan
UFC Fight Night 49 went down this past Saturday (August 23 2014), and rounded off a busy week for the promotion, with an exciting card in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The headlining bout saw former champion Benson Henderson upset with a huge KO from Rafael dos Anjos in the very first round. The win will likely mean a huge fight for RDA next time out. There was some talk of an early stoppage in the moments after the bout was done, but both Henderson and dos Anjos have said in the time since that it was a solid stoppage....
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