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Jon Jones Suffers Leg Injury, Out Of UFC 178 Against Daniel Cormier

Jon Jones Suffers Leg Injury, Out Of UFC 178 Against Daniel Cormier

The UFC announced a short time ago that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a torn meniscus and a sprained ankle in training and is out of his UFC 178 main event title defense against Daniel Cormier. Stepping in as the new main event is the UFC 177 co-main event featuring flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson

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Anderson Silva Returns To Face Nick Diaz On January 31

“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

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Ronda Rousey Earns Two ESPY Nominations

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”

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The UFC Releases A Statement Regarding Rousimar Palhares’ Release

The UFC made headlines in the wrong way on Wednesday night at UFC Fight Night 29 when welterweight Rousimar Palhares refused to break a leg lock he had in his bout with Mike Pierce. Video: Palhares submits Pierce in 31 seconds Palhares had won the bout by submission 0:31 into the fight. The UFC didn’t

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Report: MMA Fighters Involved In Biogenesis Probe

If you thought MMA would be free of the Biogenesis scandal, you would be wrong. Today on ESPN’s, ‘Outside the Lines’, former Biogenesis employee turned whistleblower Porter Fisher said that MMA fighters were also on the client list. The other sports include MLB, NFL, NBA and professional boxing. Fisher hasn’t released the client list at

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Floyd Mayweather Bests Anderson Silva and Jon Jones For 2013 ESPY

Boxing is still more popular than MMA in terms of who the fans think is the best fighter. It announced last night at ESPN 2013 ESPY awards that boxing kingpin Floyd Mayweather won the award for best fighter. Mayweather beat out UFC stars Anderson Siva and Jon Jones, with fellow boxers Canelo Alvarez and Danny

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