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16 hrs ago | Rant MMA

Alexander Gustafsson Injury Comes At Opportune Moment for Daniel Cormier

It has been a busy day in the MMA world, with the announcement of a two-year suspension of Chael Sonnen by the NSAC , and the licensing by the very same athletic commission of Vitor Belfort , followed by a subsequent UFC announcement that the Brazilian would meet Chris Weidman at UFC 181 on December 6. Now comes breaking news that Alexander ... (more)

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Alexander Gustafsson, Daniel Cormier, Chael Sonnen

20 hrs ago | MMA Weekly

Chael Sonnen Narrowly Averts Lance-Armstrong-Like Lifetime Ban for Failed Drug Tests

Chael Sonnen on Wednesday received disciplinary sanctions from the Nevada Athletic Commission following two random drug tests that indicated a combined total of five banned substances in his system.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen, Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel, Cycling, Wanderlei Silva

Yesterday | Cage Pages

Vitor Belfort Nevada license request approved, fights Weidman in December

Sep 22, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada; UFC fighter Jon Jones against fighter Vitor Belfort during a light heavyweight bout at UFC 152 at the Air Canada Centre.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jon Jones, Chris Weidman, Dan Henderson

Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort revealed as UFC 181 headliner

UFC fighter Vitor Belfort watches the fights at UFC 168 Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva, Jon Jones

Yesterday | MMA Mania

Live NSAC hearing updates: Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort verdicts via UFC Fight Pass stream

Ultimate Fighting Championship will stream today's live hearing featuring Nevada State Athletic Commission and embattled middleweights Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort, online via the promotion's Fight Pass digital network.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

BleacherReport

Anthony Johnson Plans on Finishing Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

When the Ultimate Fighting Championship asked Anthony Johnson if he wanted to fight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, he didn't do the obvious thing.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Anthony Johnson, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts

Mon Jul 21, 2014

BleacherReport

Tim Kennedy: Belfort Is 'Dripping Testosterone Out of His Eyeballs Right Now'

UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy has always taken a hard stance against performance-enhancing drugs in MMA , so it comes as little surprise that he's never been - and still isn't - a Vitor Belfort fan.

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

BloodyElbow

Tim Kennedy suggests Vitor Belfort is currently 'injecting anything ...

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy spoke with Submission Radio regarding former light-heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort's PED usage in MMA.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Tim Kennedy, Chael Sonnen, Jon Jones

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Rant MMA

Chris Weidman Should Not Fight Vitor Belfort in Brazil

Over the years, I have grown into quite the Chris Weidman fan. Honestly, how could you not? The guy seems down to earth, doesn't talk trash, oh, and he killed the king of mixed martial arts, Anderson Silva .

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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The London Free Press

UFC close to signing Carano, who may fight Rousey

Gina Carano is close to signing a deal with the UFC and her first bout may be against bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Gina Carano, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Ronda Rousey, Chris Weidman, Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Floyd Mayweather Jr

Thu Jul 17, 2014

411mania.com

Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen on Agenda for 7/23 NAC Meeting

Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen on Agenda for 7/23 NAC Meeting Posted by Dan Plunkett on 07.17.2014 Their fates will be determined... Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen are among those on the 36 item agenda released by the Nevada Athletic Commission for its July 23 meeting.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen, Alistair Overeem

Wed Jul 16, 2014

MMA Weekly

Chris Weidman Wants to Fight Vitor Belfort Next; UFC President Dana White Wants Let Him

Gegard Mousasi, Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza, and Luke Rockhold are all worthy contenders.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Anderson Silva

Tue Jul 15, 2014

BloodyElbow

MMA Rundown #3: Independence Day Weekend Recap, Hasta La Vista 176

There were so many Independence Day weekend fights that I'm combining all of them together in my mind.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Dan Henderson, Lyoto Machida, Frank Edgar, B.J. Penn

Mon Jul 14, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Chris Weidman: 'I want to fight Vitor Belfort' next

How much has life changed for UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman since he won the title? He was getting set to head to the airport to catch his flight to Los Angeles when he appeared on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida, Anderson Silva, Ronda Rousey

Sat Jul 12, 2014

MMA Mania

Latest UFC/MMA rankings (Middleweight), July 2014: Lyoto Machida...

Hespect! Following another insane month of televised cagefighting, the SB Nation combat sports brain trust was compelled to tally votes and come up with the 10 best 185-pound fighters in mixed martial arts today.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Luke Rockhold wants Vitor Belfort or a title shot: 'I've beaten everybody else'

Top-ranked middleweight contender Luke Rockhold has been cleared to resume training after recovering from a broken toe in his right foot, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight .

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Luke Rockhold, Tim Boetsch, Ronaldo Souza

Tue Jul 08, 2014

BloodyElbow

The Objective Retrospective: A Brief History of B.J. Penn's UFC Introduction

B.J. Penn's career is as unusual as it is distinguished. Today is the first of a three part journey into Penn's erratic but prodigal introduction into the sport of mixed martial arts.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, B.J. Penn, BJ Penn, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Tito Ortiz

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Fighters.com

Vitor Belfort Ready To Challenge For UFC Middleweight Championship

Vitor Belfort wasted no time making it known that he wants Chris Weidman and his shot at the UFC middleweight title.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chris Weidman, Chael Sonnen

BleacherReport

UFC 175 Results: Vitor Belfort Not Guaranteed Next Shot at Chris Weidman

Of course, the UFC could opt to put him on a fight card in another state. But after hearing UFC President Dana White 's comments at the UFC 175 post-fight presser, as relayed by Luke Thomas of I think what's next and what everybody would like to see - what I'd like to see and what you'd like to see - is probably deserves a title shot, given his ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chris Weidman

MMAFighting.com

Dana White: Chael Sonnen is 'laying low' right now

After a morning Q&A in which Chael Sonnen's name came up several times from fans wondering when he'll be coming back, his name came up again in the media scrum after UFC 175 .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen

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