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Dana White already teasing Chael Sonnen's UFC return: 'America is a very forgiving place for guys who do the right thing'

There exists a small glimmer of hope for "The American Gangster." After failing his second consecutive drug test, Chael Sonnen was relieved of his duties as an employee of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which included his job as co-host of "UFC Tonight" and analyst for pre/post-fight shows on FOX. The former two-time No. Show More Summary

Dana White: 2nd Chance for Chael Sonnen 'Depends on How He Handles It'

UFC President Dana White set the MMA world on fire when he defended the decision of the UFC and Fox Sports to terminate Chael Sonnen 's broadcasting contract, but if he plays his cards right, "The American Gangster" could be back. In...Show More Summary

GamePotato: The 12 Original Super Smash Bros. Characters and Their UFC Fighter Equivalents

(I'd be jealous of those biceps too, Roy.) By Jared Jones It is a widely-accepted fact that any MMA fan who discovered the sport circa 2000 A.D did so thanks to the release of Super Smash Bros. on the Nintendo 64. Whether any of us who grew up in the 90's realize it or not, Smash Bros. Show More Summary

Writers Who Became Fighters

(Cream of the Toronto MMA media, clockwise from left: Carlin Bardsley, Karim Zidan, James Lynch, Adam Martin, other Adam Martin, Shawn W. Smith, Randi Lötschberg Lotsberg and Brian J. D'Souza) By Brian J. D’Souza We all have that loudmouth...Show More Summary

UFC 175: Is Uriah Hall a Pretender or Contender?

It took all of five minutes and one jaw-dropping knockout against Adam Cella in his second fight on The Ultimate Fighter for MMA fans to buy into Uriah Hall as the frontrunner to win the 17th season of the tournament. A quick knockout...Show More Summary

Dana White on FOX Sports Firing Chael Sonnen: 'It Was Something We Had to Do'

UFC President Dana White has often proclaimed that he's a big Chael Sonnen fan, but after failing two recent drug tests for four separate banned substances, he decided enough was enough. "The American Gangster," one of MMA's most polarizing...Show More Summary

UFC 175: Urijah Faber asked for FOX Sports 1 'Prelims' spot, because PPV doesn't bring as much exposure

And it's all thanks to the "cheapskates" who don't but the events, according to "The California Kid." If you thought Urijah Faber was upset that he was relegated to the prelims and denied a spot on the main card of this weekend's (Sat.,...Show More Summary

Lyoto Gets One More Chance to Jumpstart 'Machida Era' at UFC 175

At this point, it’s one of our sport's most persistent jokes. Five years after the UFC broadcast team prematurely bellowed the dawn of a new day in the light heavyweight division, the “ Lyoto Machida Era” has become the “ Rickson byShow More Summary

CagePotato Presents: The 10 Best UFC Brawls of the Year (So Far)

(This photo and all photos after it via Getty) By Jared Jones It's the halfway-ish point of the year, which means that we are a mere six or so months away from handing out our annual Potato Awards in categories such as "MMA Fail of the...Show More Summary

Lyoto Machida: A Win over Chris Weidman Would Forever Cement His Legacy (Video)

At UFC 175, No. 3 middleweight contender Lyoto Machida will attempt to strip the championship title away from the division’s reigning champion, Chris Weidman. With the win, the Brazilian would set himself up to become the third mixed martial artist in UFC history to acquire a belt from two separate divisions. Show More Summary

Don Frye’s UFC 175 “Predator Predictions” Feature the Glorious Return of His Facial Hair, Rampant Sexism

(blows bubbles with sippy straw) Do you guys remember where you were when you found out that Don Frye had shaved his legendary mustache? I do. I was on the toilet, weeping into my paperback copy of The Fault in Our Stars while blaring Paula...Show More Summary

Can Chris Weidman Silence His Critics with a Win over Lyoto Machida?

With his first anniversary as UFC middleweight champion approaching, it sounds as though Chris Weidman has made peace with never getting the credit he deserves. It’s hard to believe anyone would doubt him leading up to his UFC 175 showdown...Show More Summary

Gamblers Beware: Ronda Rousey is Currently a 20-1 Favorite (!!) Over Alexis Davis at UFC 175

(Cheer up, Ronda, you got this in the bag. Photo via Teckler) There haven't been many of us buzzing about Ronda Rousey's co-main event title fight with Alexis Davis at UFC 175 this weekend, if only because it is the least competitive fight to be booked since Bunny, B. Show More Summary

UFC issues statement on Chael Sonnen's latest failed drug test for HGH and EPO

An ugly UFC situation continues to get uglier... For those counting, Chael Sonnen had four banned substances in his system when Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) tested him randomly ahead of his ill-fated grudge match against Wanderlei...Show More Summary

Shots Fired, Sort Of: Scott Coker Releases First Public Statement on Bellator’s Future

("She might move on to rappers and ballplayers, but we all know I [promoted] it first." Photo via Esther Lin/Strikeforce) A week after being named the new president of Bellator MMA, Scott Coker released an open letter to fans yesterday, laying out his vision for the promotion's future in broad strokes. Show More Summary

Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens Both Hope to Bury Past, Build a Better Future

Jeremy Stephens and Cub Swanson want to believe their stories are still being written. They both likely shudder to think they would be defined by moments past. Were that the case, Swanson would forever be remembered as the victim ofShow More Summary

BELLATOR BLOODBATH 2014: Promotion Cuts 19 Fighters to Make Room for Tito vs. Kimbo (Allegedly)

(The referee isn't mad at Eric Prindle. He's just disappointed. / Photo via Sherdog.) Hey everybody, thanks for joining me on such short notice. The reason I called you all to the conference room today is because, well, you know with every change in leadership there's going to be some growing pains. Show More Summary

The 15 Worst Pro Wrestling Gimmick Costumes

(Nothing says "tough guy" like fake muscles and a landing strip.) By Shep Ramsey Ah, professional wrestling. You blaze into our lives when MMA fails us, reminding everyone that sometimes, it’s totally okay to put on ridiculous matches...Show More Summary

Ralek Gracie: Metamoris a 'Perfect Fit' for Chael Sonnen, Could Upset Galvao

Some grappling purists were let down when the Metamoris 4 headlining matchup was announced as Chael Sonnen vs. Andre Galvao, but company President Ralek Gracie believes it will be a great no-gi contest. Speaking on Ariel Helwani's The...Show More Summary

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