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Jul 11, 2014 10:01 am

UFC Releases Statement On Latest Failed Drug Test

In the aftermath of the latest drug testing failure by a UFC fighter, the promotion has issued the following statement: “UFC 174 competitor Ali Bagautinov has been suspended by the British Columbia Athletic Commission for testing positive for erythropoietin (EPO). He was also informed that his positive test violated the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy and...

Jul 10, 2014 11:20 pm

Ronda Rousey’s Biggest Potential Threat Just Signed With The UFC

After several months of negotiations, female boxing champion Holly Holm has signed with the UFC, adding a very real threat to the women’s 135 pound division. UFC President Dana White announced the news this afternoon, flashing the contract of his latest high-profile acquisition. Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM pic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR — Dana White (@danawhite) July 10,...

Jul 10, 2014 3:00 pm

Another UFC Title Challenger Just Got Popped For Controversial Performance Enhancer

The latest in MMA cheats has been uncovered, and it’s a big one. UFC 174 title challenger, Ali Bagautinov has failed his post-fight drug test for EPO and as a result will serve out a twelve-month suspension. This news comes on the heels of several disappointing test failures, including that of Chael Sonnen, who also...

Jul 10, 2014 9:35 am

Both UFC and WSOF Bring in Big Numbers over July 4 Weekend

This past weekend was a strong one for mixed martial arts. In addition to International Fight Week in Vegas ending with two UFC events, World Series of Fighting aired on Saturday, drawing in almost four times more views than it’s usual broadcast. The UFC 175 prelims on Saturday night saw 1 million views, which is...

Jul 10, 2014 6:37 am

Eight Fights From UFC 176 Moved to Other Events

Since officially losing UFC 176, the UFC has been steadily finding new ways to present the fights from the card. So far, more than half of the fights have been relocated to other events scattered across August and September. Below is a list of fights that have recently found a new home. Ronaldo Souza vs....

Jul 9, 2014 9:56 am

REPORT: UFC Champ Rousey Broke Her Hand In Davis Scrap

In updated news surrounding UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, it appears as if the fighting star has suffered a broken hand in the wake of her most recent title defense. Rousey easily dispatched Alexis Davis at last weekend’s UFC 175 event, but now, according to Yahoo! Sports, she’s paying the price today. Check it: (Via...

Jul 8, 2014 1:46 pm

UFC 176 Ticket Pre-Sale Numbers High Despite Aldo’s Injury

The rematch between Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo was supposed to take place August 2nd at UFC 176, however Jose Aldo suffered a neck and shoulder injury during training and will no longer be able to fight on the card. Dana White said this past Sunday that the fight will “eventually” happen, given that Aldo...

Jul 5, 2014 7:46 pm

BREAKING NEWS: Struve/Mitrione Canceled Due to Struve’s Health Issues

Mike Goldberg has just confirmed on the “UFC 175” broadcast that Stefan Struve and Matt Mitrione’s fight has been canceled due to health issues on Struve’s end. Goldberg brought UFC Medical Consultant Dr. Jeffery Davidson on screen and shared what exactly happened with Struve backstage. Apparently, Struve was having heart palpitations during his medical exam...

Jul 3, 2014 4:02 pm

Weidman Wants Clean Cut Win At UFC 175, No “Ball Breaking”

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman spoke to media members today about his coming matchup with Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 this Saturday, and how he wants a clean cut win after breaking Anderson Silva’s leg by checking The Spider’s leg kick. “It is just that you want to knock out a guy or submit a...

Jul 2, 2014 2:52 pm

UFC Fight Pass To Show UFC 175/TUF 19 Finale Ultimate Media Day

For the first time ever, UFC Fight Pass will cover the UFC 175 and TUF 19 finale media day, which will also feature an appearance from the cast of the upcoming TUF 20 coached by Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez, which will crown the UFC’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion. The agenda is as follows courtesy...

Jul 2, 2014 7:41 am

Lawlor Out Of Latifi Bout, UFC Seeks Replacement On Short Notice

Middleweight Tom Lawlor has withdrawn from his UFC Dublin bout against Ilir Latifi at UFC Fight Night 46 on July 19th. MMAJunkie heard and confirmed the news with an anonymous source yesterday. Ilir Latifi is now left without an opponent, forcing the UFC to find one on short notice. The UFC Dublin card is as...

Jul 1, 2014 4:29 pm

UFC Fight Night 45 lineup finalized with 11 bouts

July’s “UFC Fight Night 45” event lineup has been finalized with a total of 11 exciting bouts for fight fans to look forward to watching. The event takes place July 16 live from Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. Ten of the eleven fights air on FOX Sports 1 following a lone prelim which streams on the...

Jul 1, 2014 9:33 am

Urijah Faber understands why he is on the UFC 175 prelims

Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber says he understands the UFC’s choice to showcase him on the prelims for this weekends UFC 175 event in Las Vegas. “You know, for me it actually makes a little more sense,” Faber told Submission Radio. “It’s the main event on the free card, the Fox Sports 1 card, so...

Jun 30, 2014 1:49 pm

UFC Fight Night 46 lineup finalized

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Irleand on July 19 for the newly finalized “UFC Fight Night 46” event, which takes place at Dublin’s O2 Arena. The card is headlined by a featherweight tilt featuring hometown hero Conor McGregor (14-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) taking on TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao (18-9 MMA, 4-2 UFC)....

Jun 30, 2014 1:24 pm

UFC Fight Night 43 medical suspensions

Earlier today, the UFC released the suspension information to mixedmartialarts.com for last weekend’s “UFC Fight Night 43” event in Auckland, New Zealand. As there is no sanctioning organization in New Zealand for mixed martial arts, the UFC acts as it’s own governing body and provides the suspensions to MMA LLC, which acts as the record and...

Jun 30, 2014 10:10 am

Aus Media Credits UFC’s Mike Goldberg For Fueling Ignorant American Stereotypes

  In the aftermath of “UFC Fight Night: Auckland”, The Australian media has taken issue with UFC commentator Mike Goldberg. During his fight commentary, Goldberg confused two-sports, a rule set and mispronounced the name of one of the regions biggest sporting idols. Harmless errors from a man not from the area, but the media fired...

Jun 29, 2014 3:48 pm

Two Planned 2014 UFC Pay-Per-Views in Canada appear to be moving elsewhere

Dear Canada, The octagon will return to the great city of Montreal… eventually. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently revealed a new date for its return to the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Originally slated for December of 2014, Managing Director for UFC Operations Tom Wright informed media members at the “UFC Fight Night 43” post-fight press conference that the event...

Jun 29, 2014 11:51 am

UFC Releases Statement On Chael Sonnen’s Second Failed Drug Test

During UFC Fight Night 44, news broke that now retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen had failed a second drug test. This test was taken after the test he previously admitted to failing. Unlike last time, this test was positive for Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO). During the post-fight press conference Dave...

Jun 28, 2014 2:22 pm

Pat Miletich will be the next UFC Hall of Fame inductee

According to the online schedule for next weekend’s UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas, former UFC welterweight champion, Pat Miletich (29-7-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC), will be the next man to join the hallowed halls of the UFC Hall of Fame. “The Croatian Sensation’s” UFC Hall of Fame induction is slated for next Sunday, July 6, at 2:30...

Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am

UFC’s Year-End Event Will Not Take Place This Year

That’s right, UFC 182 will take place on Jan. 3, 2015 instead of the usual Saturday after Christmas. According to MMAJunkie, the UFC has confirmed this date. So why the date change? Simply because the UFC doesn’t want to put on an event two days after Christmas. This year the holiday lands on a Thursday,...