Wanderlei Silva banned for life from fighting, vows to fight

Wanderlei Silva received a lifetime suspension, and was fined $70,000 today by the NAC, following his refusal to take a PED test back in May.

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UFC 178 weigh in Fri 7:00 p.m. ET 

Weigh ins for UFC 178, headlined by Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso, will stream live on the UnderGround Friday at 7:00 p.m. ET, courtesy of the UFC.

99 facts for the diehard MMA fan, Part 4 

#255. John Wayne Bobbitt, who infamously got his manhood cut off by his wife Lorena, asked Art Davie multiple times for a chance to fight in the UFC.

UFN 52 medical suspensions: Three possible nose fractures? 

Today the UFC released the suspension information directly to mixedmartialarts.com for last weekend's UFC Fight Night 52'>UFC Fight NIght 52 in Saitaima, Japan.

Lombard calls out Matt Brown on Twitter 

Hector Lombard has won his last two fights, but has been inactive since March of this year. However, he is ready to return and has his eyes set on Matt Brown.

UFC releases Mike Easton 

Mike Easton debuted in the UFC with an impressive three straights wins, but since has dropped four in a row and today was released by the UFC.

UFC 178 Embedded: Jesus loves knockouts 

On episode 1 of UFC 178 Embedded, Conor McGregor makes himself at home in Las Vegas, joining Dana White to watch Mark Hunt’s KO of Roy Nelson live from Tokyo.

Nate Diaz is BACK! Fights Dos Anjos on Dec 13 

Nate Diaz took nearly a year off over unhappiness with his pay, but isb fighting the #3 ranked lightweight contender Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13, on 12/13.

Jon Jones fined 50k for brawl, lost "six figure" Nike sponsorship 

During a NAC hearing, Jon Jones attorney said that Nike ended their "over six figures" sponsorship, In addition Jones was fined 50k and Cormier 9k.

WSoF to debut new PPV model in 2015: Fighters get 50% 

Ray Sefo: “This is a proud day for the sport of mixed martial arts and our organization and one that we hope will create a better opportunity for the fighters."

Bitter Twitter Beefs: Khabilov vs. Green vs. Khabib 

Bobby Green calls out eight fighters, Rustam Khabilov gets irked he wasn't on the list, then Green gets him confused with Khabib Nurmagomedov, who also steps in.

Cowboy: I've never, ever seen Alvarez fight 

Donald Cerrone: "Never seen Eddie Alvarez fight, ever. Never, never, never. I've seen a picture of him before. That's it. I don't watch fights. People don't understand."

UFC to institute random out-of-competition PED testing in 2015 

Marc Ratner: "It may not be by the first of the year but it’ll be right after that. We are in the process, and everybody here has bought into it."

Hunt wants Barnett rematch next 

Mark Hunt: "I love rematches...'ve never lost a rematch, Josh Barnett, me and you my friend, we've got a date....I want to fight guys in the top 10."

Poirier: McGregor needs to get his ass whipped 

Dustin Poirier: "This guy [Conor McGregor] needs to get his ass whipped and his mouth shut...I'm the guy to serve the humble pie."

Mendes: Aldo is an a**hole 

Chad Mendes: "we’re supposed to stand there in front of each other and pose for the damn cameras and s–t. If you don’t like me being there, don’t do the damn staredown."

Rankings Update: Mark Hunt debuts in top five 

This past weekend's UFC Fight 52 in Japan only featured a few bouts meaningful to the division. Heavyweight Mark Hunt is now a top five heavyweight.

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