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UFC and FOX release Chael Sonnen following second Drug Test Failure

By: Chris Taylor       Following a very public and recent drug testing failure, his second in just a few months, Chael Sonnen has been released by the UFC and from his job as a UFC on FOX analyst. In a joint release the UFC and FOX stated the following: The UFC and FOX Sports […]

“UFC Fight Night 43” Results: Marquardt Stops Te Huna!

By: Chris Taylor       The Ultimate Fighting Championship brought it’s octagon to New Zealand for the first time in history today, as “UFC Fight Night 43” went live from Vector Arena. The inaugural event was headlined by an exciting middleweight bout between Nate Marquardt and James Te Huna. The card featured a total of ten fights and saw six […]

Pat Miletich will be the next UFC Hall of Fame inductee

By: Chris Taylor       According to the online schedule for next weekend’s UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas, former UFC welterweight champion, Pat Miletich (29-7-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC), will be the next man to join the hallowed halls of the UFC Hall of Fame. “The Croatian Sensation’s” UFC Hall of Fame induction is slated for […]

Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Chiesa set for UFC Fight Night 50‏

By: Chris Taylor       UFC officials announced last night that submission artist Joe Lauzon will square off with “TUF 15” winner Michael Chiesa at “UFC Fight Night 50” in Connecticut on September 13th. Joe Lauzon (23-9 MMA, 10-6 UFC) bounced back from a two-fight losing streak in December when he picked up a […]

Gegard Mousasi vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza set for UFC 176 co-main event‏

By: Chris Taylor       A key middleweight bout has been added to August’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles, as UFC officials announced today that Gegard Mousasi will meet Ronaldo Souza in the evenings co-main event. Kalapaki Joe’s sponsored fighter, Gegard Mousasi (35-4-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC), was last seen in action in the […]

Following failed drug test, Chael Sonnen announces retirement‏

By: Chris Taylor       Earlier this week it was announced that UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen (28-14-1 MMA, 7-6 UFC) had failed a surprise drug test issued by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and was thus removed from his scheduled bout with Vitor Belfort at July’s UFC 175 event in Las Vegas. On […]