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Anderson Silva plucked from UFC’s first China card after another flunked drug exam

The former UFC middleweight champs profession is in jeopardy after being flagged for a potential anti-doping misdemeanor ahead of UFC Fight Night 122 Anderson Silva’s career is in jeopardy after the former UFC middleweight endorse neglected a Usada out-of-competition drug test, causing a provisional suspension and removal from the organization’s first ever card in mainland China later this month. Silva, …

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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a weapon against black players

Slurs and intolerance are routinely hurled at minority jocks, and the national media often facilitate fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good lead as CBS’s lead athletics prognosticator. And then 30 years ago, on the Friday afternoon before Martin Luther King Day, the gruff 70 -year-old sat down to lunch with a pitch-black Washington DC …

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That is something that a intelligence trauma may seem like

The long read: As a science columnist, Elizabeth Lopatto had reported on the results of the brain hurts. But good-for-nothing readied her for its own experience of having one I opened my eyes to learn a clearly defined blue air and two men bending over me to place a strengthen around my cervix. I don’t know if I was already …

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Brock Lesnar flagged for potential anti-doping misdemeanour after UFC 200 win

Former UFC heavyweight champion has been notified by the US Anti-Doping Agency of a failed out-of-competition drug experiment on 28 June Brock Lesnar has been flagged for a potential anti-doping contravention in the wake of his unanimous-decision win over Mark Hunt at UFC 200. The UFC problem a statement on Friday afternoon saying Lesnar and the promotion had been notified …

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McGregor v Nurmagomedov evidenced UFC is proud to scratch the barrel | Josh Gross

Saturday darkness contended was born to the tone of bird-dog whistles. UFC have been told that negative headlines tend to produce positive returns at the box office Hours after the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s initial foray into the UK for an historic card at the Royal Albert Hall, an ashen-faced Dana White stood in the lobby of his London hotel. It …

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Why the UFC’s ‘sportswashing’ of Chechnya’s dictator is a problem

The presence of Ramzan Kadyrov in the front sequence of a UFC show spotlights a troubling link between the Chechen strongman and the MMA promotion On Saturday 15 September, Ramzan Kadyrov went into Moscow’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium to watch the evening’s fights. Garmented in beige jeans and a lily-white t-shirt with a pairing coat, the notorious Chechen strongman was surrounded by …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor suspended for UFC 229 clash

The Nevada Athletic Commission has suspended Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov for at least 10 eras after their fight at UFC 229 The Nevada Athletic Commission has suspended Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov for at the least 10 daytimes after their fight at UFC 229 ended with riot spreading into the crowd. The suspensions are effective from 15 October but …

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Conor McGregor has turned into what he formerly deplored: a bully and a skunk

The Irishmans tiresome deed is doing more to destroy the UFCs hard-won credibility than any stomach-turning skirmish or failed doping test Watching Conor McGregor hastening through the loading dock at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Thursday, shedding dollies at a bus like some crazy-eyed bully, I could have been think of John McCain. It was the US senator who years ago …

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