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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 ... Read More »

Vitor Belfort Reveals NSAC Random Drug Test Results

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Vitor Belfort was given a random drug test by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on February 7, since he was scheduled to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 173 last month. Results hadn’t been released due to Belfort not being licensed, but “The Phenom” released the results on his own. Belfort announced on his Instagram page that the test found elevated ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Wanderlei Silva Out, Vitor Belfort To Face Chael Sonnen At UFC 175

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Ever since Chael Sonnen was announced to face Wanderlei Silva at UFC 175, Sonnen didn’t think Silva would make it to the fight. He proved to be correct and looks like that fight my never happen. Combate in Brazil is reporting that Silva is out of the fight with Sonnen and Vitor Belfort is stepping in to fight Sonnen at ... Read More »

Junior dos Santos Suffers Hand Injury, Out Of TUF Brazil 3 Main Event

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Combate is reporting that former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has suffered a hand injury and is out of his TUF Brazil 3 main event fight against Stipe Miocic. It is not known at this time whether Miocic will stay on the card. dos Santos hasn’t competed since his loss to heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez at UFC 166 in ... Read More »

UFC Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao vs TJ Dillashaw To Main Event UFC 173

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It was announced earlier in the week that UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman’s main event fight against Lyoto Machida at UFC 173 was getting moved to UFC 175 in July. The movement was due to the fact that Weidman was having minor surgery on both of his knees. We now have a new main event for UFC 173. It was ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Vitor Belfort Says He Didn’t Voluntarily Withdraw From UFC 173; Says He’s Fighting Weidman-Machida Winner

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It was announced by the UFC last night that Vitor Belfort was out of the main event of UFC 173 against middleweight champion Chris Weidman. The man replacing Belfort would be former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. Belfort released a statement a short time ago stating he didn’t voluntarily withdraw from the Weidman fight and has been promised by the ... Read More »

Vitor Belfort Out of UFC 173, Lyoto Machida to Face Chris Weidman

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Just hours after the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to ban therapeutic use exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy, Vitor Belfort pulled out of his upcoming middleweight title bout against Chris Weidman at UFC 173.  Former champion Lyoto Machida has already agreed to square off against Weidman for the title. “The Nevada State Athletic Commission recently altered its policy and no ... Read More »

Anderson Silva And Georges St-Pierre Fight Almost Happened

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One year ago, the biggest possible fight in the history in MMA was a superfight between Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre. Now at this current time, Silva has lost two times and in his most recent fight against UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Silva broke his leg in the fight. St-Pierre defeated Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November and ... Read More »

UFC 169 Recap: Renan Barao, Jose Aldo Retain Titles

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Brian and Steve recap UFC 169 including Renan Barao retaining the bantamweight championship in a controversial decision against Urijah Faber and Jose Aldo defeating Ricardo Lamas to remain the featherweight champion along with the spectacular fight between Abel Trujillo and Jamie Varner, the upcoming fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort, a big ruling regarding TRT for the bout, Wanderlei ... Read More »

Anderson Silva Should Retire From The UFC

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Anderson Silva at UFC 168 on Saturday night was looking to regain the UFC middleweight championship in the rematch with Chris Weidman. In the second round, Silva threw a leg kick in which Weidman checked and Silva went down in a heap. Silva ended up breaking his leg. Steve talked to Bleacher Report Lead MMA writer Duane Finley and the ... Read More »