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‘Crushed’ Jon Jones’ Team Releases Statement On Latest Doping Woes

The fallout continues following the shocking news that UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones had failed an in-competition drug test prior to his clash with Daniel Cormier at UFC 214. Having returned from a 12-month suspension for a doping violation, Jones defeated long-time foe Cormier in the third round of their title clash on July 29 and it finally appeared the …

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Jon Jones Flagged By USADA, Report Claims ‘Bones’ Tested Positive For Anabolic Steroid

Updated On Tuesday night, the UFC released a statement in which they confirmed that Jon Jones has been flagged for a potential anti-doping violation by the United States Anti-Doping Agency(USADA). Per company policy, they did not reveal any information about the nature of the potential violation. “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed …

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Watch: Russian Fighter Scores Nasty Counter Knee KO

You won’t see too many better timed knees this year. As a certain Irishman says: “precision beats power and timing beats speed,” but what if you can merge them all into a knee? Alexandr Shabliy is a fighter who managed just that Sunday at ACB 67 in Dagestan. The 24-year-old Russian fighter improved his record to 16-3 with a win over …

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Mayweather Takes A Swipe At McGregor’s “Extremely Dirty” Style In Malignaggi Sparring

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Floyd Mayweather says that Conor McGregor’s recent sparring videos with Paulie Malignaggi were rife with illegal “rabbit punches” – something he expects the ref to deal with when they meet later this month. The video of McGregor training with Malignaggi has become infamous recently as footage of the UFC lightweight champion apparently knocking the former boxer down (the latter claims …

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Dana White Explains How Malignaggi Won Two Sparring Rounds Vs. McGregor

Dana White has told multiple media outlets recently that he witnessed a “one-way beating” when he attended the now infamous second sparring session between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and former two-weight boxing titlist Paulie Malignaggi behind closed doors at the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago. Speaking from the centre of a media scrum on …

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Dana White Destroys Paulie Malignaggi Following Heated McGregor Sparring Session

As the world eagerly awaits the showdown between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, the Irishman’s former and disgruntled sparring partner Paulie Malignaggi, appears to be making more of the headlines of late. Having accepted an invitation to train and spar with the MMA supremo, the former two-weight world champion had initially spoken highly of the Irishman following their first encounters in …

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Dana White Reveals His Somewhat Surprising Pick For The ‘UFC’s Mike Tyson’

The UFC’s head-honcho told Mike Tyson himself who exactly he believes did the best job of replicating his air of invincibility within the ranks of the world’s premier MMA promotion. Dana White took time out of his busy schedule recently to speak to the former heavyweight champ himself, ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson on the latest edition of his “Bite the Mic’ podcast and …

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Watch: Light-Heavyweight Scores Sensational Flying Knee KO On Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender

Light-heavyweight Mike Rodriguez landed himself a UFC contract with a spectacular KO of Jamelle Jones on the fifth episode of the new Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. The 28-year-old Boston native needed just over two minutes to dispatch his opponent and impress White. A spectacularly athletic flying knee precipitated the end for Jones, although Rodriguez did land some crushing …

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Watch: Joe Rogan Rushes To Tyron Woodley’s Defence After His Heavily Criticised UFC 214 Title Defence

The iconic MMA colour-commentator recently rushed to the defence of the UFC welterweight champion, who won himself no new fans with his performance at last weekend’s UFC 214. Tyron Woodley really cannot seem to get a break in recent times. Following his thunderous first round KO victory over Robbie Lawler at UFC 201, he has found himself matched up against two …

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Watch: ‘It Bothered Him’ – Dana White Discusses McGregor Grabbing Floyd’s Head In London

Although the Mayweather/McGregor tour had many ups and downs, there was only one occasion where the physical boundaries were crossed… As Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather jetted around the world on their infamous promotional tour, many pundits suggested that the two fighters were operating within the confines of certain contractual obligations. Despite the clear opening to attack Floyd over his …

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Watch: Dana White’s Appearance On Jimmy Kimmel Brings Mayweather/McGregor Hype To New Levels

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UFC president Dana White has been one the biggest believers in Conor McGregor for a long time now. White has cited McGregor’s self-confidence as a huge factor and even compared it to that of boxing legend Muhammad Ali. In promotion of the upcoming boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, Dana White joined Jimmy Kimmel on his show last night. …

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Watch: ‘Sugar’ Sean O’Malley Scores Scintillating KO On ‘Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender’ Series

Back in May, we alerted you to a sensational wheel-kick KO from an undefeated young prospect by the name of ‘Sugar’ Sean O’Malley and predicted that it wouldn’t be long before the Arizona bantamweight would be plying his trade in one of North America’s two biggest promotions, the UFC or Bellator MMA. Well, just two months on, that prediction has …

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