Vitor Belfort: It was the UFC’s choice to pull me out of Weidman fight – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comVitor Belfort says he didn’t choose to pull out of the main event of UFC 173 — the UFC made the decision for him. In a statement released Friday on…

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…

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…

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…

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…

UFC Fight Night London to air on Channel 5 – Digital Spy UK

UFC Fight Night London to air on Channel 5Digital Spy UKChannel 5 will air the upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship event from the O2 Arena in London. UFC Fight Night London…

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…

Ronda Rousey sought body-shot TKO over Sara McMann all along – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunRonda Rousey targets Sara McMann’s liver with a knee during their fight at UFC 170 Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. By Case Keefer…

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…

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…

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…

UFC 169: Renan Barao vs. Urijah Faber preview and the prognostication – Bloody Elbow

Bloody ElbowRenan Barao puts his Bantamweight belt on the line once more against a familiar foe in Urijah Faber at UFC 169 in Newark, New Jersey. Tweet Share on Twitter…

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…

Insider Trading: Guaranteed money-makers of UFC 169 – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comUFC 169 – also known as Dana White’s “Thank God the Super Bowl wasn’t moved to Saturday” event – is around the corner and we’re back to crunch the numbers…

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…

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…

Rockhold’s body kick stops Philippou at UFC Fight Night – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAfter being on the receiving end of a brutal knockout kick in his UFC debut, Luke Rockhold dished out some of his own carnage to claim his first victory…

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…

Ronda Rousey playing villain could help women’s MMA – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLAS VEGAS — For a breakout superstar, Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has had to get used to the sound of boos in a hurry. It…

Get the latest Bloody Elbow, for MMA and UFC news news with Bloody Elbow – Bloody Elbow

Bloody ElbowAnderson Silva, who is recovering from a nasty injury at UFC 168, sent a message to his fans saying that he looks forward to recovering at home with his…

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…

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…

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…

Anderson Silva is the latest MMA legend not going out on his own terms – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comIt has not been easy on the eyes to watch the greatest of all-time in mixed martial arts end their careers of late. Instead of riding off into the sunset,…

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…

Ronda Rousey Defeats Miesha Tate By Armbar at UFC 168

Ronda Rousey Defeated Miesha Tate to retain her UFC women’s bantamweight title at UFC 168. (Photo: Twitter) Ronda Rousey used her famous armbar technique to beat Miesha Tate late in…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

TUF 18 Finale Recap: Clean Sweet For Tate As Pena Becomes Women’s First … – LowKickMMA

TUF 18 Finale Recap: Clean Sweet For Tate As Pena Becomes Women’s First …LowKickMMAHist ory was made for the UFC as the first female TUF was crowned. Team Rousey’s last…