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February 5th 2015

Anderson denies taking PEDs: "I’m an advocate for a clean sport"

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is claiming innocence after it was reported earlier this week that he had tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) in a test administered on January 9th - roughly three weeks before his UFC 183 main event fight against Nick Diaz on January 31st, which he won via unanimous decision. On the same days as the...
February 4th 2015

World MMA Awards FOX Sports 2 re-airing schedule

MMA fans in the US will have plenty more chances to catch the 7th annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards as the event is set to re-air on the Fox Sports 2 network over the next nine days. Full re-airing schedule (times: ET) Wednesday Feb. 4th, 9pm Friday Feb. 6th, 11pm Sunday Feb. 8th, 11pm Wednesday Feb. 11th, 10am & 12am Thursday Feb. 12th, 4pm This...
February 4th 2015

World MMA Awards airs Feb 4th on FOX Sports 2

Fighters Only CEO Rob Hewitt has confirmed the Seventh Annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards, which took place last Friday at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, will be broadcast to TV audiences in the US on FOX Sports 2 on Wednesday February 4th at 9pm ET and re-air at a later date on FOX Sports Network. In determining who takes home an...
February 4th 2015

[Video] Mike Tyson presents 'Countdown to GLORY 19'

Glory 19 is set to take place on Friday February 6th and will feature a heavyweight title fight between current champion Rico Verhoeven and Errol Zimmerman in the main event. Verhoeven and Zimmerman have fought twice previously and their saga currently stands at 1-1. Zimmerman defeated Verhoeven via first-round KO when the two first fought in January 2012. Rico...
February 4th 2015

[Video] KSW 30: Genesis preview

Top Poland-based MMA promotion KSW will host its first event of 2015 in Poznan on February 21st. The event will be headlined by a welterweight title fight between champion Borys Mankowski and Russian challenger Mikhail Tsarev. "I enjoy fighting such demanding opponents," said Mankowski in a pre-fight interview. The co-main event will be a battle between top Polish...
February 4th 2015

UFC releases statement on Anderson Silva's failed drug test

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva failed an out-of-competition drug test administered on January 9th - just over three weeks before his UFC 183 main event fight against Nick Diaz on January 31st. Silva tested positive for Androstane and Drostanolone metabolites, according to Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) executive director Bob...
February 3rd 2015

Between the Sheets: Tate says some men's views of female fighters is "sexism at its finest"

#2-ranked UFC women's bantamweight contender Miesha Tate cemented herself as one of the strongest candidates to challenge for the belt with a win over 2004 Olympic silver medallist wrestler Sara McMann this past weekend at UFC 183. Of course, having already been defeated twice by the reigning UFC women's 135lb champ, Ronda Rousey, Tate could have a longer road than...
February 3rd 2015

UFC to sponsor 2015 European Judo Championships

The UFC today announced it will be sponsoring the 2015 European Judo Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. The announcement was made at a special event in Glasgow attended by Scottish UFC fighters Robert Whiteford and Joanne Calderwood. Whiteford, a former Judoka, said: “It’s superb to see the cross collaboration between mixed martial arts and individual combat...

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