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Big MMA weekend recap plus breaking MMA news!

I’m back! This weekend I was out of town and of course all hell broke loose with mma news. So this is a special edition to get everybody caught up if you missed out like I did: Stephan Bonnar and Dave Herman admit to taking the banned substances that prompted their failed drug tests at this past month’s UFC 153 event. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum were named “TUF:

Heavyweights: “Bigfoot” vs “Skyscraper” is a must ~ Flyweights: Fans Need to Quit Booing

“Bigfoot” vs “The Skyscraper” needs to happen Spectators were not only shocked by the win Antiono Silva got over former top heavyweight contender Travis Browne, but by the destructive tko he deliver in the first round.  A week ago, Stefan Struve defeated another top contender in Stipe Miocic, and finished him as well. Silva,who just finished Browne in the first round would be a perfect match-up for a guy who

UFC on FX 5 weigh-ins moved to Minneapolis’ Pantages Theater

Official fighter weigh-ins for this weekend’s “UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot” takes place Thursday. The public is welcome to attend the free ceremony. The weigh-ins originally were set to take place at Minneapolis’ Target Center, which also hosts Friday’s FX-broadcast event, but have now been moved to the city’s Pantages Theater. The weigh-ins begin at 5 p.m. ET (4 p.m. CT local time). UFC on FX 5 features

Stipe Miocic talks with MMABurner.com about upcoming bout with Stefan Struve

An MMABurner exclusive. Undefeated and with three recent wins in the UFC, Stipe Miocic (9-0) will be headlining UFC on Fuel TV 5 on September 29 in Nottingham, England against Stefan Struve (25-4) who is also on a three fight win streak in the promotion. “I’m excited,” said Stipe. “It’s a great opportunity, you know? The name of the game is to keep winning.” Stefan Struve is aptly nicknamed “The

UFC on FOX 5 Stacked Card: Ben Henderson-Diaz title fight, Gustafsson-Rua, Penn-MacDonald

Ultimate Fighting Championship’s lightweight title will be defended on network television for the first time. This will be the second time a UFC title is defended is defended on Fox. This will be the most stacked card on live television. USA TODAY Sports and MMAJunkie confirmed with UFC officials that current lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson (17-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will face Nate Diaz (16-7, 11-5) at UFC on FOX

Heavyweight Contender Showdown: Stephan Struve vs. Stipe Miocic

Stephan “Skyscraper” Struve (25-4) will meet undefeated rising star Stipe Miocic (9-0) in a five round main event battle on September 29, at UFC on FOX TV 5 (mmafighting.com). The event will take place in England. Both of these fighters are at the top of the heavyweight food chain these days and will step in to the cage riding an impressive three fight win streak in the UFC. Miocic is undefeated