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Belfort gives up title shot after Nevada bans TRT – Washington Post

Washington PostVitor Belfort dropped out of his upcoming UFC middleweight title shot on Thursday a few hours after the Nevada Athletic Commission banned testosterone replacement therapy. Belfort was scheduled to fight 185-pound champion Chris Weidman at UFC 173 …Despite Nevada’s TRT ban, Brazil commission likely to approve Dan Henderson …MMATorchBrazil to follow Nevada’s lead and […]

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Belfort gives up title shot after Nevada bans TRT – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleVitor Belfort has dropped out of his upcoming UFC middleweight title shot a few hours after the Nevada Athletic Commission banned testosterone replacement therapy. Belfort was scheduled to fight 185-pound champion Chris Weidman in Las Vegas at UFC …Chris Weidman to defend title against Lyoto Machida at UFC 173NewsdayLyoto Machida replaces Vitor Belfort, fights […]

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Chris Weidman to defend title against Lyoto Machda at UFC 173 – Newsday

NewsdayThursday’s unanimous decision by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to ban the use of testosterone replacement therapy met positive response from most in the MMA world. And less than 24 hours later, the ruling has affected its first fight. Vitor Belfort …Lyoto Machida replaces Vitor Belfort, fights Weidman at UFC 173Cage PagesVideo: Vitor Belfort issues […]

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Nevada commission bans testosterone replacement – Washington Post

Washington PostLAS VEGAS — Nevada state regulators are banning mixed martial arts fighters from using testosterone replacement therapy. The Nevada Athletic Commission voted unanimously Thursday in Las Vegas to quit granting therapeutic use exemptions for fighters …Nevada commission bans TRT exemptions, urges other states to followFOXSports.comNSAC votes to ban TRTABC NewsDana White says UFC will […]

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UFC 170: Ronda Rousey stops Sara McMann in 66 seconds – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLAS VEGAS — Ronda Rousey made some more history on Saturday. The Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight champ notched the fastest knockout in UFC women’s history, and she also finally won a fight by something other than her …Ronda Rousey sought body-shot TKO over Sara McMann all alongLas Vegas SunRonda Rousey Defends Title, Sends […]

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Dana White: Rousey’s next opponent unclear; Zingano, Davis favored over … – MMAjunkie.com

MMAjunkie.comLAS VEGAS – The UFC had a fight queued up for women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey immediately following her second title defense at UFC 168. But after her latest defense of the belt, her future is uncertain. Rousey (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) earned …Ronda Rousey sought body-shot TKO over Sara McMann all alongLas Vegas SunAfter […]

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UFC Video Vault: See Daniel Cormier Make His Octagon Debut – MMAFrenzy.com

MMAFrenzy.comThis weekend, Daniel Cormier will make his light heavyweight debut against Patrick Cummins in the co-main event of UFC 170 from Las Vegas. Before he does that, though, you can see Cormier square off with former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir in …UFC 170’s Patrick Cummins on Cormier’s ‘mental weakness’, Ben Askren and …USA TODAYCummins’ […]

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Boxers and politicians stop fighting to support Cleveland Clinic brain injury study – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerWASHINGTON, D.C. – Rival politicians, boxers, and martial arts fighters stopped beating up on each other for roughly an hour on Tuesday to find common ground in support of a Cleveland Clinic study on head injuries. Representatives of competing boxing …MMA, boxing rivals unify to support head trauma research: ‘We owe it to […]

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Jose Aldo is UFC 169’s ‘Fighter to Watch’ in Newark – MMAmania.com

MMAmania.comUFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo could be on the brink of creating a “super” fight if he comes out victorious later tonight (Sat., Feb, 1, 2014) against Ricardo Lamas in his co-main match at UFC 169. No pressure … Tweet Share on Twitter Share …Father’s Cuban revolutionary roots inspire Ricardo Lamas in underdog roleFOXSports.comMMA: Dana […]

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Aldo: I’m pound-for-pound king, and I’€™m gunning for every record – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comNEW YORK —. MSN Ad Configuration DEFAULT PG=SPTUFB AP=1089. SIZE=300×250 2 COLUMN PG=SPTUFB AP=1089. SIZE=300×250 1 COLUMN PG=SPTUFB AP=1089. SIZE=300×250. file. We’ve heard the story of Jose Aldo growing up in poverty, …Cub Swanson on Jose Aldo vs. Ricardo LamasUSA TODAYJose Aldo, Ricardo Lamas, Frank Mir join EA Sports UFC rosterGaming Age”UFC 169: Barao vs. […]

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UFC 169 preview and breakdown – ESPN

ESPNUrijah Faber’s reputation as one of the most influential fighters of all time, especially when it comes to lighter weight classes, is secure. Now … can he win that UFC title? The topic has been exhausted in recent years, as Faber has gone winless in five …Dana White: Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis Still Possible […]

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Florian: Rousey & Tate’s rivalry is a beautiful thing for women’s MMA – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comI’ll be honest. I really wasn’t sold on the women’€™s UFC division when it was first announced. I enjoyed watching Gina Carano and Chris Cyborg compete but I wouldn’€™t say that I was a women’s MMA fan. I love seeing Usain Bolt sprint the 100m but I’m …Ronda Rousey playing villain could help women’s MMAUSA […]

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Biggest news you missed this weekend – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAnderson Silva recovering after surgery on broken leg. Anderson Silva remained in a Las Vegas hospital Sunday morning following successful surgery to repair a broken leg he suffered trying to regain the UFC’s middleweight title. During Saturday night’s fight …Chris Weidman Defends UFC Middleweight Title When Anderson Silva Breaks …NESN.comUFC 168 ROUNDTABLE: Reactions to […]

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Anderson Silva recovering after surgery on broken leg – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLAS VEGAS – Anderson Silva remained in a Las Vegas hospital Sunday morning following successful surgery to repair a broken leg he suffered trying to regain the UFC’s middleweight title. During Saturday night’s fight, Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) threw a …Anderson Silva injury results in UFC middleweight title for Chris WeidmanFox NewsThinking about […]

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Ronda Rousey submits Miesha Tate by 3rd-round armbar – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLAS VEGAS – For Ronda Rousey, one streak ended, but another remained intact. Living up to her reputation as the world’s nastiest arm collector, Ronda Rousey again stopped Miesha Tate with an armbar to retain her UFC women’s bantamweight title …Celebrities react to Anderson Silva’s gruesome broken leg at UFC 168FOXSports.comOrthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Steve […]

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UFC 168: Chris Weidman wins when Anderson Silva breaks leg – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesLAS VEGAS — Anderson Silva’s attempt to recapture the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight belt ended Saturday night in a grotesque lower left leg injury that casts the 38-year-old’s fighting future into doubt. Silva, after being decked by a first-round …Chris Weidman retains UFC belt after gruesome Anderson Silva leg injury ends …USA TODAYRonda […]

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Chris Weidman expects Anderson Silva to clown around again in UFC 168 … – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThere came a point in his first fight with then-UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva that Chris Weidman had an epiphany. It happened early in their main event bout at UFC 162 in July. Silva had launched into a routine best described as playful mockery …Anderson Silva not retiring after UFC 168FOXSports.comUFC 168: Anderson Silva […]

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Vitor Belfort aims to challenge winner of UFC 168 bout – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSaturday night’s UFC 168 event features one of the most anticipated title fights in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, but one man sitting cageside in Las Vegas will be watching more intently than just about anyone else: Vitor Belfort. Many will watch the …UFC 168 preview, predictions for ‘Weidman vs Silva 2’ online ‘Prelims’ fights […]

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Miesha Tate found harbor in Las Vegas to prepare for Ronda Rousey rematch – Las Vegas Sun

Miesha Tate found harbor in Las Vegas to prepare for Ronda Rousey rematchLas Vegas SunRonda Rousey flew 6,500 miles away from Las Vegas after concluding her coaching duties on the most recent season of “The Ultimate Fighter.” Opponent Miesha Tate drove down the street. The contrasts of their experiences on the UFC’s long-running reality … […]

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Antonio Silva suspended for elevated testosterone level – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDespite gaining approval for the use of testosterone replacement therapy, Antonio Silva still failed his post-fight drug test following a “Fight of the Year” candidate against Mark Hunt in the headliner of UFC Fight Night 33. The Ultimate Fighting Championship …‘Bigfoot’€™ Silva flunks post-fight drug test, stripped of $50K bonusFOXSports.comAntonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva insists failed […]

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Georges St-Pierre steps away – ESPN

ESPNUFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced Friday that he will step away from fighting for an undetermined period of time. As such, St-Pierre will relinquish the UFC belt one month after retaining his title for the ninth time in a controversial …Georges St. Pierre vacates UFC title, says his life ‘is a . . . […]

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Jeff Wagenheim: Future uncertain, legacy is not for Georges St-Pierre – SI.com

SI.comGeorges St-Pierre’s split-decision win over Johny Hendricks last month was criticized by many. Getty Images. Georges St-Pierre wears the UFC welterweight belt no more. He is walking away from mixed martial arts, perhaps temporarily, maybe forever.Georges St. Pierre vacates UFC title, will step away from the sportSan Jose Mercury NewsObsessive Georges St-Pierre walks away from […]

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Jeff Wagenheim: Nate Diaz reaches new heights with TKO against Gray Maynard – SI.com

SI.comNate Diaz had performed under brighter spotlights. Less than a year ago, he fought for the UFC lightweight championship. Even before that, he’d competed in four main events for the promotion, as well as on seven pay-per-view cards. Back in 2007, he was …Gray Maynard, Nate Diaz make weightESPNMatches to Make After TUF 18 FinaleSherdog.comTUF […]