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NYSAC: Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva will be drug tested before Bellator NYC

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will both be drug tested ahead of Bellator NYC, the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) confirmed with MMA Fighting … Continue reading

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Khabib Nurmagomedov denies eating tiramisu before UFC 209, rebuffs retirement rumors

Much has been said and written about Khabib Nurmagomedov over the past two months, a lot of it dealing with the ill-timed sickness that forced … Continue reading

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Days before Mark Hunt’s Octagon return, UFC lawyers file motion to dismiss his lawsuit

Mark Hunt is set to return to the Octagon this weekend, but his fight in the court room is sharing the spotlight. Hunt filed a … Continue reading

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Bellator’s Alexander Shlemenko vows to take back ‘everything that was mine’ before steroid ban

For a man with more than 60 pro fights and multiple world titles to his credit, Alexander Shlemenko sure has a chip on his shoulder. … Continue reading

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Cris Cyborg questions nutritionist George Lockhart’s decision to have her take birth control pills before fight

On Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour, Cris Cyborg said she needed to cut 24 pounds to make Saturday’s 141-pound catchweight fight against Lina Landsberg. … Continue reading

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Could USADA have gotten back Brock Lesnar’s positive drug test result before UFC 200?

Brock Lesnar beat Mark Hunt at UFC 200, landing 137 strikes in the process, according to Fight Metric. Five days later, the UFC was informed … Continue reading

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Report: Kimbo Slice was told he needed heart transplant before death

Kimbo Slice was told by doctors that he needed a heart transplant in the days before his death Monday, according to a report Tuesday afternoon from … Continue reading

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Fighters participate in historic morning weigh-in before UFC 199

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Luke Rockhold sauntered out of a conference room at the Marriott Manhattan Beach on Friday morning. He flipped off his glasses, … Continue reading

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Miesha Tate felt ‘energy shift’ from Conor McGregor to Nate Diaz before UFC 196

Miesha Tate had a better viewpoint than just about anyone else for the war of words between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. She was right … Continue reading

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Ronda Rousey says she’s still planning on Holly Holm rematch before end of 2016

Ronda Rousey has her hands full in Hollywood, but she’s not done with MMA. The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion told TMZ this weekend that … Continue reading

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