The UFC has always been, and always will be, a struggle between sport and business. As with any combat sport, there are people who will emerge as stars, become moneymakers, and the nature of the beast is that they will get favorable treatment. But over the last year, the struggle has been more about money
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USADA announced today that Sarah Frota Lima, of Santa Catarina, Brazil, has accepted a two-year sanction for a violation of the UFC® Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Frota Lima, 32, tested positive for multiple stanozolol metabolites, including 16α-hydroxystanozolol, 3’,16-dihydroxystanozolol, and 4β,16-dihydroxystanozolol, as the result of an in-competition urine sample she provided on
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Nick Newell has officially found himself a new home where he can show off his mixed marital arts (MMA) skills, as he has inked a multi-fight deal to compete for Bellator MMA. If you’re asking yourself: “Hey, wasn’t Nick already under contract with Bellator?” Yes and no. Nick did compete for the Viacom-owned MMA promotion
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UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov met with Russian president Vladimir Putin (video) [embedded content] (Courtesy of RT Sport) Following his victory over Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov met with Russian president Vladimir Putin. The head of the Republic of Dagestan, Vladimir Vasiliev, was also present at the meeting.
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Image via @khabib_nurmagomedov on Instagram Matt Serra believes two fighters could solve the puzzle of Khabib Nurmagomedov. At a stellar 28-0 and holding UFC lightweight gold, Nurmagomedov has become one of the most dominant fighters in the history of mixed martial arts competition. He’s coming off a successful title defense against Dustin Poirier, submitting “The
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MEXICO CITY — Yair Rodriguez previews his upcoming main event bout against Jeremy Stephens at UFC Mexico City, plus discusses what’s like to headline a UFC event in his home country, the effects of his tough defeat against Frankie Edgar, an inevitable fight with Zabit Magomedsharipov, his relationship with the UFC brass, and much more.
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Typically found in children, Batten Disease affects vision, communication, cognitive functions, and the ability to walk. Chris Velona founded the non-profit after learning his son Sebastian was diagnosed in 2010. Sebastian, now 15 years-old, lives in Anaheim with his family, who are all avid UFC fans. Earlier this year, Chris Velona reached out to UFC to ask
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USADA announced on Tuesday that Sarah Frota Lima, of Santa Catarina, Brazil, has accepted a two-year sanction for a violation of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Frota Lima, 32, tested positive for multiple stanozolol metabolites, including 16α-hydroxystanozolol, 3’,16-dihydroxystanozolol, and 4β,16-dihydroxystanozolol, as the result of an in-competition urine sample she provided
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Khabib Nurmagomedov makes it clear, he can do whatever he wants going into UFC 242 bout with Dustin Poirier, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson Is Ridiculously Jacked Ahead Of UFC Return, Justine Kish calls out ‘stupid star’ Paige VanZant, Frankie Edgar doubles down on Conor McGregor challenge — even if it means abandoning drop to bantamweight and
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1:37 PM ET Gunnar Nelson has a new opponent for the UFC’s first trip to Denmark. Gilbert Burns will step in and replace an ill Thiago Alves to face Nelson in the welterweight co-main event of UFC Copenhagen on Sept. 28, UFC officials confirmed Tuesday with ESPN. Brazilian outlet Combate was the first to report
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