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PEDs: An Issue That's Here to Stay
PEDs: An Issue That's Here to Stay Posted by Lorenzo Vasquez III on 08.21.2014 Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen and more have been caught using performance-enhancing drugs for recent fights, evidence of an escalating problem in the sport! 411's Lorenzo Vasquez III looks at why the PED problem is here to stay! Just like any other professional sport, and ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Michael Bisping and Cung Le to Undergo Enhanced Drug Testing at UFC Macao; Is it Enough?
The use of performance enhancing drugs and drug testing to try and catch the cheaters has long been a topic of heated discussion, not only in mixed martial arts, but in all of professional sports.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
UFC Fight Night 47 averages 735,000 viewers
Ryan Bader's five-round decision win over Ovince St. Preux anchored UFC Fight Night 47, which did 735,000 viewers.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Tim Kennedy on PEDs in MMA: 'We're in the Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire era'
Tim Kennedy may not be 100% in line with Mark Bocek's steroid stance, but he agrees that they're a major problem.
Randy Couture vs. Fedor Emelianenko at Metamoris? 'Natural' not opposed to the idea
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight titleholder Randy Couture was oh-so-close to having a 265-pound showdown against ex-PRIDE division kingpin Fedor Emelianenko, back in 2008 when "The Natural" tried to retire from UFC and move on to bigger and better things.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Donald Cerrone Proves To Be New Go-To Guy By Saving UFC 178
It is a rare thing for a well-known fighter to take a fight on short notice, especially when an event's future is on the line.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Pic: Chael Sonnen Takes Credit For Capturing War Machine
Who needs U.S. Marshals when you have American Gangsters? Former UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen takes credit for capturing War Machine, who was arrested on Friday in Simi Valley, Calif., for allegedly assaulting Christy Mack .
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Chael Sonnen Admits Trying to 'Game the System,' Offers Advice for Fighters
The usually brash and outspoken individual fell unusually quiet after stepping away from MMA , becoming uncharacteristically reserved in the wake of his disaster.
Morning Report: Greg Jackson explains how Jon Jones injured himself training with Alistair Overeem
By all accounts, Alistair Overeem has been nothing but a welcome addition to Greg Jackson's camp in Albuquerque, but being the guy even partially responsible for derailing UFC 178 isn't a good look for anybody.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Mike King fails drug test, released by UFC
TUF 19 contestant Mike King has failed a drug test, testing positive for the steroid 'nandrolone', and has been suspended for nine months and released by the UFC as a result.
Chael Sonnen opens up on suspension: 'I tried to game the system'
We haven't heard much from Chael Sonnen since he was suspended for two years by the Nevada Athletic Commission last month after testing positive for a hodgepodge of banned substances.
UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux - The Idiot's Guide to the Fox Sports 2 Preliminary Card
Only four fights are scheduled for the Fox Sports 2 undercard, but what the undercard lacks in length, it makes up for in former title challengers, and prospects.
When You Should Stop Talking Shit- A guide for Luke Rockhold and others
I am a huge fan of shit talking, trash talking, smack talking, and whatever else you want to call it.
411 Fact or Fiction MMA: Jones/Cormier Brawl, Sonnen's Career, More
Last week's format changes weren't criticized, so I'm going to assume no one has a problem with me bringing this column into line with the rest of 411's Fact or Fiction columns.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Jon Jones suffers leg injury, will fight Daniel Cormier in January
Jon Jones celebrates after beating Chael Sonnen in a UFC heavyweight title bout in April 2013.
Jose Aldo doesn't take McGregor's words personally: 'He's a new Sonnen'
Jose Aldo hasn't been bothered by the big talk game played by Conor McGregor. While the champ was included in the Irish fighter's "annihilation list", "Scarface" tells his hometown media that McGregor is just trying to promote himself in Chael Sonnen fashion.
Metamoris 4 welcomes UFC veterans to the competition
You can't just punch and kick your way into becoming a successful mixed martial artist.
Five Quick Rounds: a Champion, a Challenger, a PR Rep, More
Five Quick Rounds: A Champion, A Challenger, A PR Rep, More Posted by Evan Zivin on 08.12.2014 From the Jones/Cormier brawl and the NAC threatening Chael Sonnen with legal action to the results of Metamoris 4 and WSOF 12, 411's Evan Zivin examines these stories and more in Five Quick Rounds! Hey hey, fight fans, and welcome back to Five Quick ... (more)
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Andre Dida returns to K-1 in October
The MMA and K-1 veteran, who has worked as muay thai coach of the likes of Wanderlei Silva , Godofredo Pepey and Francisco Trinaldo over the past few years, is scheduled to compete at the K-1 World MAX Finals card in Pattaya, Thailand, on Oct. 11. Dida, who competed for the last time in both MMA and K-1 in 2010 in decision losses to KJ Noons and ... (more)
Wanderlei Silva Believes He Will Be Licensed By NSAC, But Should He Be?
Brace yourselves - there's a good chance we may see history repeat itself come Aug. 21, when UFC fighter and Pride legend Wanderlei Silva goes before the Nevada State Athletic Commission to explain why he dodged a surprise drug test earlier this year in the lead-up to Silva's hotly anticipated match with rival Ultimate Fighter 3 Brazil coach Chael ... (more)