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42 min ago | 411mania.com

UFC 181, UFC 182 and The TUF 20 Finale Event All Official For Las Vegas

UFC 181, UFC 182 and The TUF 20 Finale Event All Official For Las Vegas Posted by Larry Csonka on 08.21.2014 Approved by the NSAC today... According to MMAjunkie.com , at today's Nevada State Athletic Commission meeting in Las Vegas, the commission gave the greenlight for the UFC to hold UFC 181, UFC 182 and The TUF 20 Finale in Las Vegas.

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4 hrs ago | Rant MMA

UFC Targeting Luke Rockhold-Lyoto Machida Middleweight Showdown

All signs are pointing to Luke Rockhold having to go through Lyoto Machida in his quest to secure a future UFC middleweight title shot.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Lyoto Machida, Luke Rockhold, Daniel Cormier

7 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

What is Michael Bisping's Legacy?

As fans we always tend to care more about legacies of athletes than the athletes do themselves.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Michael Bisping, Chael Sonnen, Dan Henderson, Rashad Evans

17 hrs ago | 411mania.com

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)

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen, Mark Bocek

Wed Aug 13, 2014

MMAFighting.com

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.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts

Tue Aug 12, 2014

411mania.com

411 MMA Rankings 08.12.14: Middleweight Division

It certainly seems like both the UFC and Nevada State Athletic Commission choose to be selective in how they handle the problems of the sport but when there is money to be made, why should they care? Welcome to the 411 MMA Rankings, this week we revisit the middleweights and see where everyone holds up as we unfortunately inch closer to the end of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida, Ronaldo Souza, Gegard Mousasi

MMAFighting.com

Morning Report: Luke Rockhold doesn't hold much hope for 'old' Vitor...

For someone who's spent some time on the business end of a Vitor Belfort spinning head kick, UFC middleweight contender Luke Rockhold can't wait to get back in the Octagon with 'The Phenom.'

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Luke Rockhold, Chris Weidman, Wanderlei Silva, Mark Bocek

BleacherReport

Vitor Belfort: Does He Have More Than a Puncher's Chance Against Chris Weidman?

At UFC 181 , the No. 3 middleweight in the world, Vitor Belfort , is scheduled to take on Chris Weidman for the 185-pound championship title.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort, Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva, Jon Jones

Sun Aug 10, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Lyoto Machida: Chris Weidman is ready to fight Vitor Belfort standing

Some people might think Chris Weidman should avoid a striking match with Vitor Belfort if he wants to successfully defend his middleweight championship at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Lyoto Machida is not one of them.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Lyoto Machida, Anderson Silva

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Daily Record

Colan Lamont: It's win or bust for Vitor Belfort as he shapes up ...

COLAN LAMONT speaks to the Brazilian about his forthcoming middleweight bout, a fight he has been looking forward to for a long time.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jon Jones, Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida, Sports

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Rant MMA

Nevada State Athletic Commission Fumbles Chael Sonnen's Metamoris Appearance

The Nevada State Athletic Commission is once again in the news for all the wrong reasons, and once again it is concerning now-retired UFC title contender Chael Sonnen .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva, Ralek Gracie

MMA Mania

NSAC files complaint against Wanderlei Silva for dodging drug test;...

The commission is taking a short break from its pursuit of Chael Sonnen to cross off the last outstanding item from the UFC 175 drug test fiasco .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Wanderlei Silva, Chael Sonnen

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Fighters.com

Jose Aldo: I Will Fight Those On TRT

Aldo, who will return to action later this year at UFC 179 against Chad Mendes following a training injury, recently talked about the use of testosterone replacement therapy - better known as TRT - in the sport he dominates.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes

Sun Aug 03, 2014

MMAFighting.com

It's time for promotions and commissions to take a major stand on PEDs

With positive tests becoming far too frequent in the last few months, and the contradiction of Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen, a very public harder line on positive tests needs to be taken.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen, Kevin Casey, Robert Drysdale, Wanderlei Silva

Sat Aug 02, 2014

MMA Mania

Tim Kennedy will drop to 170 to fight Robbie Lawler for UFC welterweight title

Assuming Joe Silva doesn't need him to replace the " broken down steroid addict " currently slotted to fight Chris Weidman in December.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Robbie Lawler, Tim Kennedy, Chris Weidman, Yoel Romero

Fighters.com

Luke Rockhold Planning For Vitor Belfort's Demise

Luke Rockhold continues to prepare himself for a possible December title fight with Chris Weidman.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Luke Rockhold, Chris Weidman, Tim Boetsch

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Fighters.com

Luke Rockhold Nothing More Than A "Playboy," Says Vitor Belfort

Belfort, who will face Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title in December at UFC 181 as long as he successfully passes all drug tests given to him by the Nevada Athletic Commission, lashed out against the likes of Luke Rockhold and others during a recent interview with MMA Fighting .

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts

BleacherReport

Yoel Romero Is a Middleweight Title Dark Horse

Chris Weidman's busy defending his title. Anderson Silva's busy preparing for his comeback.

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Related Topix: Yoel Romero, Mixed Martial Arts, Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva, Luke Rockhold

Thu Jul 31, 2014

MMA Mania

Jacare Souza's short-term goals: 'Annihilate' Gegard Mousasi, ask for #UFC title shot

And should the Brazilian secure his seventh straight win, fourth inside the Octagon, it would be pretty hard to deny him his wish.

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Related Topix: Gegard Mousasi, Mixed Martial Arts, Ronaldo Souza, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Chris Weidman, Yushin Okami

MMA Mania

UFC 181: Chris Weidman will be 'real disappointed' if he doesn't...

In addition, "All American" says he is okay with having to answer the bevy of questions that are sure to come with facing a man with a history of failed drug tests.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts

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