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Cuomo signs bill lifting NY's MMA ban
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ALBANY — The Ultimate Fighting Championship will host a fight card at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 12 after Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved lifting the state's ban on professional mixed-martial arts. Cuomo signed a bill Thursday ending the state's …

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Lyoto Machida Declares Use of Banned Drug, Dan Henderson UFC Fight Cancelled
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Wednesday that mixed martial arts veteran Lyoto Machida has tested positive for a banned substance, per the UFC Anti-Doping Policy. The UFC released a statement via its official website and confirmed …

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Ultimate Fighting Championship coming to Ottawa June 18
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Canadian Rory MacDonald is taking on Stephen Thompson in the main event of the first-ever Ultimate Fighting Championship match in Ottawa and on Monday, they were among the night's key players in the capital to hype their June matchup. Mixed martial …

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'Cyborg' Justino to make Ultimate Fighting Championship debut in UFC 198
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After years of rumors and speculation, former Strikeforce champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino will finally make her Ultimate Fighting Championship debut May 14. Justino will take on Leslie Smith when the organization hosts UFC 198 in Justino's native …

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Fighting a cage match to turn UFC into a national phenomenon
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A photograph from a fight at the Ultimate Fighting Championship office in Las Vegas, March 22, 2016. Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta, brothers and owners of the UFC, have worked to bring what martial art critics have derided as “human cage fighting” into …

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Mazzotta to put six-fight winning streak on the line for PFC Featherweight title
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Despite the winning streak and championships, Mazzotta still hasn't received a call from the Ultimate Fighting Championship or Bellator Fighting Championship. His camp made a push to get him onto the Pittsburgh card when UFC came to Consol Energy …

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Taking Note | New York Legislature Cries Uncle on Ultimate Fighting
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To the contrary, ebullient executives of the Ultimate Fighting Championship league are promising major contests soon at Madison Square Garden and other showcase arenas in New York. The chief sponsor, Assemblyman Joseph Morelle, said he had ended …

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Punk'd – The Phony Formalities of Fighting
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These past few months have seen a significant increase in mainstream media prominence of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) and the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship). Off the back of a new generation of superstars like Rhonda Rousey and Conor McGregor, …

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