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  • Ronda Rousey praises tougher UFC drug testing, penalties

    Ronda Rousey praises tougher UFC drug testing, penalties
    The leaders of the Ultimate Fighting Championship reacted to the damning positive drug tests that have threatened the integrity of mixed martial arts by vowing to spend millions of dollars to clean things up. Then unbeaten women’s bantamweight...
  • Ultimate Fighting Championship announces rigorous anti-doping policy

     Ultimate Fighting Championship announces rigorous anti-doping policy
    Reeling from positive drug tests by two of its top fighters, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will employ by July a rigorous testing strategy to catch cheaters. “The No. 1 goal is to have a clean sport, no matter what it costs,” UFC...
  • UCF grad Alers suffers TKO loss in UFC

    UCF grad Alers suffers TKO loss in UFC
    UCF alumnus Jim Alers was defeated in his second UFC contest Saturday night – but the loss had a touch of controversy. Alers was stopped by Chas Skelly with one second left in the second round of their featherweight contest, and Skelly’s...
  • UCF grad Jim Alers has an educated approach

    UCF grad Jim Alers has an educated approach
    Almost from the moment Jim Alers moved to Orlando, his life changed. As an 18-year-old leaving home for the first time, he found an education at UCF, then almost immediately discovered a passion for mixed martial arts. Ten years later, Alers has...
  • UFC grapples as positive drug tests come to light after lucrative fights

    Some of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's most celebrated fighters tested positive for steroids, cocaine and marijuana in the last two months, with the results being released soon after their lucrative fights, creating a public relations problem for...
  • UFC announces more stringent drug program

    UFC announces more stringent drug program
    Arguably the biggest story of 2015 so far has been drug-test failures. On Wednesday, UFC announced plans to do something about it. The company will introduce an out-of-competition testing program for performance-enhancing drugs by July 1, promotion...
  • Rumble vs. Jones, more crowd-pleasers set for May card

    Rumble vs. Jones, more crowd-pleasers set for May card
    The concept of the MMA superfight is thrown around a bit too literally sometimes. But if UFC 187 proceeds as planned, the May 23 card from Las Vegas will be overstuffed with must-see matchups. In one main event, Boca Raton-based fighter Anthony (Rumble)...
  • 'Rumble' Johnson gets title shot in UFC 187

    Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is getting his shot at the title. The No. 1 contender will face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in UFC 187's main event on May 23 in Las Vegas. Johnson, 30, moved into top contention with his Jan. 24 upset of Alexander...
  • Tyron Woodley beats overweight Kelvin Gastelum, then cuts him a break

    Tyron Woodley beats overweight Kelvin Gastelum, then cuts him a break
    Tyron Woodley was already dealing with a tough assignment. Then, seventh-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Kelvin Gastelum stepped on the scale. At a staggering 10 pounds over the 170-pound weight limit. Woodley, the No. 3...
  • Anderson Silva tames Nick Diaz in comeback at UFC 183

    Anderson Silva tames Nick Diaz in comeback at UFC 183
    LAS VEGAS -- Anderson Silva kicked freely with his left leg, shrugged off trash-talking from Nick Diaz and left his younger challenger bloodied in the face. In the end, 13 months after Silva's left leg shattered in half in the same arena when he...
  • Anderson Diaz marks comeback with unanimous decision at UFC 183

    Anderson Diaz marks comeback with unanimous decision at UFC 183
    LAS VEGAS — Anderson Silva won a unanimous decision in his comeback fight 13 months after breaking his left leg, dominating Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on Saturday night. Silva (34-6) landed most of the big blows against the taunting Diaz, controlling...