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UFC 199: BJ Penn was unaware of year-round USADA rule after once declaring 'IVs are for wimps'

There's no excuse for ignorance when an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter violates a U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) restriction. Former Lightweight and Welterweight champion, B.J. Penn, learned that the hard way earlier this...Show More Summary

BJ Penn flagged for possible anti-doping violation, pulled from UFC 199 fight with Cole Miller

The return of former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight and Welterweight champion, B.J. Penn, has hit an improvised roadside U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) device in the form of a banned intravenous (IV) rehydration violation. Penn...Show More Summary

UFC's James Te Huna retires from MMA after 20-year combat career

Ultimate Fighting Championship (FC) will be without one less Light Heavyweight on its roster, as James Te Huna has officially announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). The heavy-handed brawler announced his...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 88 fight card: Chris Camozzi vs Vitor Miranda full fight preview

Chris Camozzi and Vitor Miranda will scrap this Sunday (May 29, 2016) at UFC 198 inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a match up of Muay Thai strikers, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory?...Show More Summary

Paige VanZant lands starring role in 'Kickboxer: Retaliation' movie with Jean-Claude Van Damme

Paige VanZant is the latest mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter to cross over to the acting world, as Deadline is reporting that "12 Gauge" has landed a role in the upcoming Jean-Claude Van Damme film, "Kickboxer: Retaliation." And notShow More Summary

Chael Sonnen: Jon Jones looked terrible in last fight, but no one can beat the 'son of a btch'

Sorry, Daniel Cormier, but Chael Sonnen isn't giving you much of a chance to defend your Light Heavyweight title against Jon Jones at UFC 200 on July 9, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada. That's because as Jones proved in his UFC 197 interim...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 88's Cody Garbrandt: Thomas Almeida padded his record by beating 'cab drivers'

An intriguing Bantamweight bout between Cody Garbrandt and Thomas Almeida is all set to headline UFC Fight Night 88 this Sunday night (May 29, 2016) at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The explosive 135-pound showdown...Show More Summary

It's personal! UFC 199's Michael Bisping can't wait to punch 'smug a--hole' Luke Rockhold's face

It took 10 years, but Michael Bisping will finally get his first shot at an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) world title after he was pegged as Chris Weidman's replacement to face Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold at UFC 199, which...Show More Summary

Sports Illustrated's 2016 Fittest 50 List: Holly Holm, Jon Jones and five other UFC fighters named

Sports Illustrated -- not to be outdone with ESPN The Magazine's "Body Issue" news earlier this afternoon -- today announced its 2016 "Fittest 50" list, which ranks the world's fittest athletes in every sport, including mixed martial...Show More Summary

Conor McGregor's next move: Get naked for ESPN's 'Body Issue' 2016

Conor McGregor is the hottest fighter on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster right now, generating $400 million for the world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) league inside the Octagon for his "last three events" alone....Show More Summary

Top UFC / MMA Heavyweight fighters of all time: Who's the GOAT?

When Stipe Miocic flattened Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 little more than one week ago to win the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight title, he prolonged a "curse" that is 21 years in the making. Indeed, no UFC Heavyweight champion has ever defended his belt more than twice. Ever... Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 88 results: Live streaming ‘Almeida vs Garbrandt’ play-by-play updates

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is inching closer to its FOX Sports 1 return, as the upcoming UFC Fight Night 88 mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza takes over Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, this Sunday evening...Show More Summary

Here's why Demetrious Johnson is a better pound-for-pound fighter than Jon Jones

As explained by combat sports legend Bas Rutten: "That's the sad thing, by the way, because Demetrious Johnson, he doesn't get the respect he really deserves. This guy's better than Jones, Jon Jones. He's the pound for pound best guy there is. Show More Summary

Coach: Michael Bisping on another level, will shock Luke Rockhold at UFC 199

With his gritty, five-round unanimous decision win over Anderson Silva earlier this year, longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Michael Bisping is probably feeling pretty confident about his chances against...Show More Summary

Tito Ortiz: Chinese-run UFC would crash and burn without my girlfriend Dana White

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has rubbed a lot of people the wrong way during his time as head cheese of the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion (like this guy), perhaps most famously ex-light...Show More Summary

Video: Conor McGregor talks relationship with UFC, fighting Floyd Mayweather and UFC 200 fallout on ESPN's 'Sunday Conversation'

In one of the most highly-anticipated interviews of the year, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight champion Conor McGregor sat down with Kenny Mayne for ESPN's "Sunday Conversation" to talk all things mixed martial arts...Show More Summary

UFC 198: 'Thrill and Agony' video preview takes you behind-the-scenes of 'Werdum vs Miocic'

After it was all said and done at UFC 198 -- which went down on May 14, 2016 in Curitiba, Brazil -- there was plenty of thrill and agony to go around. Sharing in the joy was Stipe Miocic, who won the Heavyweight title after knocking out Fabricio Werdum in the very first round (see it again here). Show More Summary

Pic: Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor face off during mysterious UFC photo shoot

The two biggest stars on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster -- Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey -- recently took part in a photo shoot for the promotion which had everyone riled up. That's because Conor, for one, has been...Show More Summary

Video: Watch highlights of Mayhem Miller getting choked out at Venator FC 3 in Italy

After coming in 24 pounds overweight for his fight against former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran Luke Barnatt, Jason Miller had a switch in opponent for his Venator FC debut, as he was paired against Mattia Schiavolin. A...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 88: Tarec Saffiedine injured, fight against Rick Story in jeopardy

Tarec Saffiedine's bout against Rick Story at UFC Fight Night 88 -- which is pegged for May 29, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada -- is in jeopardy after "Sponge" suffered an injury in the final days of his training camp. According to MMA Fighting,...Show More Summary

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