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UFC confirms partnership with USADA, details of out-of-competition testing program

The UFC today announced details of its new out-of-competition testing program, set to take effect July 1, which include a minimum of 2,750 drug tests per year – or 5 potential tests for each fighter – and substantial punishments for anti-doping violations.Filed under: News, (...)

UFC Fight Night 68: A Complete Guide to the Full Card

Dan Henderson is one of only three fighters ever to simultaneously hold titles in two different weight classes for a major MMA promotion. If we keep reminding ourselves of that, maybe his fight this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 68 will become compelling. Show More Summary

MMAjunkie's 'Fight of the Month' for May: A heavyweight slugfest to remember

37 minutes agoMartial Arts / MMA & UFC : MMAjunkie

Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and the winner of MMAjunkie’s “Fight of the Month” award for May.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

UFC Fight Night 68 fight card: Ben Rothwell vs Matt Mitrione full fight preview

49 minutes agoMartial Arts / MMA & UFC : MMAmania

Ben Rothwell and Matt Mitrione will hunt for the knockout this Saturday (June 6, 2015) at UFC Fight Night 68 inside Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. In a match up of powerful heavyweights, what adjustments must be made...Show More Summary

ONE Championship 28 set with Nastyukhin-Kawanago headliner, tourney bouts

The lineup is set for this month’s “ONE Championship 28: Dynasty of Champions” event in China.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News

Doesn’t work in a fight? “Will Aikido Survive?” by Nev Sagiba

For many years I have heard “war stories” come back. Some ranging from minor scuffles all the way to serious physical combat, but the more interesting ones have been of skilful deployment of ai-ki, loving intention in TURNING TIDES FOR BETTER OUTCOMES by the sheer courage of the Aikido practitioner involved knowing he or she… Read More

Mixed Martial'Arr fighters abandon ship after 10 fights, three days at sea

The Mixed Martial A'rr cruise came to an end earlier this afternoon (Weds., June 3, 2015) as the cruise ship returned to shore after three days at sea, which featured 10 fights and a series of pirate-themed shenanigans. Amid the "best-dressed...Show More Summary

WSOF 21: 'Confident' champion Lance Palmer talks about fighting Chris Horodecki, 'water loading' and more

Reigning World Series of Fighting (WSOF) Featherweight champion Lance Palmer recently sat down with about facing Chris Horodecki next weekend, the dominant submission style of Team Aplha Male, Urijah Faber's recent fight...Show More Summary

Twitter reacts to UFC's new drug-testing program and policies

MMA fans, media and fighters had strong reactions to the UFC’s formal announcement of their new drug-testing program. Check out some of the biggest reactions to the announcement from social media.Filed under: News, UFC

New UFC drug-testing press conference recap, notes and highlights

There was a lot to unpack during today's presser, but we've got you covered with all of the important details below. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held a special press conference earlier today (Weds., June 3, 2015) in conjunction...Show More Summary

UFC's new drug testing: Possible 4-year suspension for first-time offenders

The UFC today announced details of its new out-of-competition drug-testing program, set to take effect July 1, that include substantial punishments for doping violations. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

UFC Reveals Details of USADA-Controlled Anti-Doping Program

LAS VEGAS — The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the details of their new "Athlete Marketing and Development Program" during a special media-only press conference on Wednesday at the Red Rock Casino & Resort. Bleacher ReportShow More Summary

Fans invited to Thursday's UFC Fight Night 68 open workouts, Friday's weigh-ins

If you live in or near New Orleans, you’ve got a chance to get up close and personal with this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 68 fighters.Filed under: News, UFC

UFC names United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) as independent administrator for new drug-testing policy.

The fun begins July 1, 2015. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) today (Weds., June 3, 2015) held a special media press conference to announce its partnership with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), who will serve as theShow More Summary

GIF of the Day: Soccer Mom Gets Faceplant KO’d Twice In Hysterically Brutal Fashion [UPDATED]

If you thought Sensei Segal's recent demonstration was a masterful display of martial arts ineptitude, just wait until you see this. Posted on r/mma earlier this morning, the GIF you are about to gaze upon with your eyeballs is not only...Show More Summary

The Five Venoms: A Morality Tale for the Ages

The Shaw Brothers 1978 film, Five Deadly Venoms, was and still is one of the most popular and influential martial arts flics to come out of Hong Kong. The story contains many archetypical story lines and characters: the spy masquerading...Show More Summary

The Last Vestiges of Dangerous Dan Henderson

Artwork by Gian Galang Dan Henderson has a single victory to his name since 2013 and he hasn't beaten anyone not named Mauricio Rua since July of 2011. Yes, it's been almost half a decade since Hendo knocked out a wild Fedor Emelianenko,...Show More Summary

Turns Out MMA Is Actually Only Kind of Legal in Connecticut

Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC Tomorrow the 2015 session of the Connecticut General Assembly comes to a close, putting an end to the dream of truly legalized MMA in the state for another six months. Oh sure, Connecticut technically became the 49th state to legalize the sport back in 2013, but only technically. Show More Summary

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