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Weight Cutting More Dangerous Than PEDs, According To Big John McCarthy

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Referee Big John McCarthy looks on during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

In a recent interview with MMAjunkie Radio, veteran UFC referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy explained why he feels that the act of weight cutting causes more danger to MMA fighters than PEDs.  McCarthy doesn’t feel that fighters should be allowed to use PEDs. He is, however, keen to stress that the risk of death inside the octagon is far more likely to increase …

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Tony Ferguson Says Nate Diaz Is Like A ‘Bad Ex-Girlfriend’

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 01: Tony Ferguson holds an open workout for fans and media inside T-Mobile Arena on March 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Tony Ferguson is relentless in his quest for UFC gold. The former Ultimate Fighter season 13 welterweight winner is the clear number one contender in the UFC’s most stacked division, yet he can’t seem to get an opponent. El Cucuy quietly accumulated a string of exceptional victories beginning way back in 2012 after a decision loss to Michael Johnson. Since …

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Watch: Team Alpha Male Confront TJ Dillashaw On TUF 25 Over Infamous “Snake In The Grass” Move In Heated Scene

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The tale of Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw’s rocky relationship is being laid bare for all to see in the current enthralling season of The Ultimate Fighter.  TUF 25: “The Redemption” sees the bantamweight rivals square off as coaches on the show before they throw down in the octagon at UFC 213 in July, with the 135 lbs title on …

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Exciting British Lightweight Marc Diakiese To Face Fellow Unbeaten Fighter Drakkar Klose In July

Today, the UFC announced that British lightweight Marc Diakiese will return to the octagon on July 7th. ‘Bonecrusher’ will face fellow unbeaten prospect Drakkar Klose at The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada. Two undefeated records on the line! Brit @Marc_Diakiese vs. @drakkarklose at #TUFFinale! pic.twitter.com/PIdujBAzT1 — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) April 26, 2017 Since signing with the promotion …

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‘Raging’ Al Iaquinta Launches Yet Another Twitter Tirade

After his epic rant on The MMA Hour on Monday night, in which he lambasted UFC president Dana White and claimed that the promotion’s performance bonuses are merely a way for company brass to control their underpaid fighters, Al Iaquinta launched yet another tirade on Tuesday, this time via Twitter. Though it was expletive-laden, Iaquinta’s speech on Monday was impassioned …

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CM Punk’s Next Move Will Not Be In A UFC Octagon

The next time CM Punk appears on our screens he will not be competing in an octagon, but instead on reality TV.  Punk (real name Phil Brooks) has not featured in the UFC since his debut at UFC 203 when he was dismantled in the first round at the hands of Mickey Gall, eventually succumbing to a rear-naked choke submission …

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Opinion: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s MMA Record Is Extremely Padded And Absolutely Baffling

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia reacts against Michael Johnson of the United States in their lightweight bout during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images )

Never have the realms of boxing and MMA been so closely intertwined. UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is on the cusp of a potential billion-dollar showdown with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, Anderson Silva and Roy Jones Jr have discussed a potential fight and David Haye is more than happy to take up UFC light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa’s offer to …

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After UFC Nashville, ‘Rumble’ Johnson Urges Peers To Know When To Hang Up The Gloves

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson’s sudden retirement at UFC 210, coming immediately after he was submitted by UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, was a real shocker for those outside of the fighter’s inner circle. At 33 years old, Johnson had bounded into the fight on the back of 3 straight victories and 12 wins in his last 13 outings. He seemed very …

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