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Why Are We Still Testing For Weed In MMA?

Another fighter has tested positive for marijuana metabolites, and has been suspended six months by USADA for the infraction. This time it's Cynthia Calvillo, the UFC women's strawweight fighter who tested positive for THC in an in-competition drug test administered by USADA for her bout at UFC 219. Calvillo...

UFC 219 PPV Buys Are in, Becomes Third Best-Selling PPV of 2017

While the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) had its lows in 2017, UFC 219 wasn't one of them. The final UFC pay-per-view (PPV) of 2017 is estimated to have done between 340,000 to 380,000 buys. These are according to preliminary numbers (via MMAFighting.com). This puts the event as the third best-selling...
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UFC 219 Medical Suspensions Include Holly Holm, Cynthia Calvillo

The Nevada Athletic Commission has released medical suspensions for those that competed this past weekend at UFC 219. The card took place from Las Vegas and the T-Mobile Arena, with Cris Cyborg defending her female featherweight title with a decision win over Holly Holm. Holm is one of those mentioned, as...
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‘UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm’ Gets the Fight Motion Treatment

Just in case you haven't had enough of UFC 219 yet, check out almost two minutes of highlights through the fight-motion cameras. UFC 219 took place this past Saturday night from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. In the main event, Cris Cyborg defended her female featherweight title with a...
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UFC 219 Fighter Salaries: Cris Cyborg Scores $500,000 For Title Defense

UFC female featherweight champion Cris Cyborg earned much respect and a large check for her performance this past Saturday night at UFC 219, netting $500,000 in disclosed salary. Cyborg bested Holly Holm via decision from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Holm, a former UFC bantamweight champion, earned $300,000. The...

‘UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm’ Highlights Including Cris Cyborg’s Victory

Over the weekend, the UFC put the finishing touches on 2017 with UFC 219. The event took place from Las Vegas and the T-Mobile Arena, with Cris Cyborg successfully defending her female featherweight title with a decision win over Holly Holm. Cyborg moved to 4-0 inside the Octagon and 19-0 with...

UFC 219 Athlete Outfitting Pay Takes 2017 Sponsorship Close to $6.3 Million

UFC 219 saw fighters share a combined total of $172,500 for their efforts at Saturday night's event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg took the lion's share of that figure following her bout against Holly Holm in the main event. Cyborg bagged a...
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UFC 219: Cris Cyborg Declares ‘I’m Still The Champion’

It was billed as her toughest test to date, but Cris Cyborg still came through with a passing grade. Cyborg successfully defended her UFC female featherweight title with a convincing decision win over Holly Holm Saturday night in the main event of UFC 219. The Brazilian had no trouble out-striking the...
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UFC 219 Live Post-Fight Press Conference, Bonus Winners Announced

For their efforts, Cris Cyborg and Holly Holm were awarded "Fight of the Night" honors Saturday at UFC 219. Cyborg successfully defended her female featherweight title with a decision win over Holm inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Both Cyborg and Holm picked up an additional $50,000 in bonus...
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UFC 219: Myles Jury Caps off 2017 With Decision Victory vs. Rick Glenn

Myles Jury's 2015 was one to forget, as the former Ultimate Fighter competitor dropped two bouts to Charles Oliveira and Donald Cerrone. After not competing in 2016, Jury returned to form this year, defeating Mike De La Torre via TKO and scoring a decision win vs. Rick Glenn Saturday night...
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UFC 219: Emotional Tim Elliott Credits Team for Victory

An emotional Tim Elliott talked with Megan Olivi Saturday night following his victory at UFC 219 over Mark De La Rosa. Elliott, who won a season of The Ultimate Fighter to earn a shot at UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, gave all the credit to his team for his performance...
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UFC 219 Weigh-In Results: Everyone Makes Mark, Including Khabib Nurmagomedov

Weigh-ins for Saturday's UFC 219 event went down without a hitch Friday, including Khabib Nurmagomedov hitting the lightweight mark. UFC female featherweight champion Cris Cyborg weighed in at 145 pounds, with challenger and former bantamweight titleholder Holly Holm coming in at 144. Cyborg and Holm main event the card from Las...
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‘UFC 219 Embedded: Episode 3’ Features Cris Cyborg, Holly Holm

On the third installment of the UFC 219: Embedded series, we see just how close Cris Cyborg and former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz are. Cyborg, who defends her female featherweight title vs. Holly Holm this Saturday night, travels to Las Vegas with Ortiz, making a stop by a...
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UFC 219: Carlos Condit’s Return Centered Around Desire to Showcase Skills

Former interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit owns 30 career wins, including victories inside the Octagon over the likes of Nick Diaz, Rory MacDonald and Dan Hardy. But after a loss to Demian Maia last year, Condit (30-10) felt the time was right to step away. Condit did that, taking...
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‘Cyborg Nation’ UFC 219 Video Blog Spotlights Cris Cyborg

Ahead of her first title defense as reigning UFC female featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg is providing fans with an all-access look into her prep. Cyborg faces former UFC female bantamweight champion Holly Holm this Saturday night in the main event of UFC 219 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas....