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Is The Spider Silva One of the Best MMA Fighters?

When it comes to Mixed Martial Arts, there are some fighters who are the best of the bunch. When you search online for anything, whether it is a list of the best games available at Red Flush, you get a lot of top 10 list, top 5 lists and top 3 lists. So it makes sense that whenever you search ...

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UFC Conference Call with Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White Talking Drug Testing

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Listen to the complete UFC conference call with the media with CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and President Dana White as they talk with the media about new measures for the promotion regarding drug testing going forward and their hopes in working with various state athetic commissions. Subscribe to Between The Ropes on iTunes so you automatically get the latest podcasts and ...

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UFC – NSAC Corruption and Its Effect On MMA

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For quite some time, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has drawn the ire of combat sports fans. The athletic governing body has, in a way, become just as big a part of the show as the fighters, and the techniques they employ inside the cage/ring. Inept judges and referees are continually assigned high-profile fights in The Silver State, effectively ...

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Anderson Silva Returns To Face Nick Diaz On January 31

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“The Spider” is back. UFC president Dana White announced moments ago on ESPN’s “Sportscenter” that former UFC middleweight champion and pound for pound king Anderson Silva will return to face Nick Diaz on January 31 in Las Vegas. It will be the main event of the show, which is expected to be billed as UFC 183. The fight will be ...

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Nick Diaz Comes Out Of Retirement, Agrees To New Deal With The UFC

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Nick Diaz stated after his loss at UFC 158 in March of 2013 to George St-Pierre that he was retiring. Since then, Diaz had been offered numerous fights by the UFC and turned every one of them down. Now Diaz has had a change of heart. UFC president Dana White announced today Diaz has signed a three fight contract extension ...

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Five Reasons To Watch UFC 175

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UFC 175 takes place on Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, Chris Weidman defends the UFC middleweight title against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. The co-feature has UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey facing off against Alexis Davis. You can watch the show starting at 7 p.m. ET with ...

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Ronda Rousey Earns Two ESPY Nominations

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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returns to the octagon next Saturday as she defends her title against Alexis Davis at UFC 175. Regardless if she wins the fight, is Rousey the best female athlete in all of sports? It was announced this morning that Rousey was nominated for two ESPY awards, “Best Female Athlete” and “Best Fighter.” Also receiving ...

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Chael Sonnen Announces His Retirement

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In shocking news, UFC star Chael Sonnen just announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. Sonnen announced his retirement on UFC Tonight, in which he serves as an analyst. Yesterday, it was revealed that the 37 year-old had failed a random drug test by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that was conducted in May as Sonnen was scheduled to fight ...

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Nick Diaz Interested In Fight With Anderson Silva

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During an interview on Monday for MMAFighting.com, Anderson Silva’s manager Ed Soares said that his client is up for a fight with Nick Diaz. The question is whether Diaz would be interested in the fight, since he is currently retired. On last night’s UFC Tonight, Ariel Helwani reported that he talked to Diaz on his thoughts regarding a possible Silva ...

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Inside The Rivalry Between Anderson Silva And Chael Sonnen

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The rivalry between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen was perhaps the biggest the sport had ever seen. The two had their first fight at UFC 117 in August of 2010, with Silva pulling out a hail mary fifth round submission in a fight where he lost the four rounds. The rematch went smoother for Silva as ...

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It’s Time For Jon Jones To Choose A Side

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Jon Jones successfully defended his UFC light heavyweight championship for a seventh time at UFC 172 on Saturday night defeating Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision. What’s next for Jones seems a likely rematch with Alexander Gustafsson later on this year. We reported yesterday that Jones made a post on his Instagram account two days taunting UFC Hall of Famer Chuck ...

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Anderson Silva Says “This Year Is Over For Me”, Promises Return In 2015

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The last time we seen Anderson Silva in the octagon was when he threw a leg kick, which was checked by Chris Weidman and snapped Silva’s leg like a pretzel at UFC 168 in December. Silva has begun walking on his own and even started to do some light training. UFC President Dana White has been stating that Silva would ...

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