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@USATODAY senior MMA editor and @MMAjunkie editor-in-chief. Mizzou grad. Reds fan. Grump.

UFC rescinds Cung Le’s suspension, but fighter undecided on next step

mmajunkie.com — For the first time since it began independently testing fighters for performance-enhancers and drugs of abuse, the UFC has taken back a suspension it issued for a failed drug test.

Emanuel Newton’s universe still expanding after Bellator spinning backfist KO

mmajunkie.com — Back in Bellator's cage after a short hiatus, light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton has found a winning formula, and he sees no reason to switch things up. You might call him weird or kooky, but you can't say he isn't successful. "I still have the whole universe and spiritual awakening thing going on," Newton told MMAjunkie.

Ben Fowlkes: How Mendes is brilliantly forcing Aldo into a grudge match

mmajunkie.com — What do you do when your opponent doesn't seem all that interested in promoting your fight? As MMAjunkie's Ben Fowlkes explains, you can take the Chad Mendes route. In other words, you force your opponent into a grudge match.

Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta reportedly meet with Georges St-Pierre in Montreal

mmajunkie.com — Is Georges St-Pierre (25-2 MMA, 19-2 UFC) readying for a UFC comeback? The former UFC welterweight champ won't say, but today he reportedly met in his native Canada with UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta and UFC President Dana White. Canadian journalist Steven Chmielash said he happened upon the trio today in Montreal and posted his apparent finding on Twitter.

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller live tweets as SWAT team attempts to serve arrest warrant

mmajunkie.com — Former UFC, Strikeforce and DREAM fighter Jason "Mayhem" Miller is apparently once again involved in a precarious situation, and he's live tweeting his take on the entire incident. According to Miller, a "regiment of wanna be soldiers" arrived at his Mission Viejo, Calif., home, attempting to serve a warrant for his arrest.

UFC Fight Night 53 results: Questionable scoring aside, Rick Story upsets Gunnar Nelson

mmajunkie.com — STOCKHOLM - In the first headliner of today's UFC doubleheader, Rick Story (18-8 MMA, 11-6 UFC) upset Gunnar Nelson (13-1-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC), bringing about a pretty miserable night for Swedish fight fans. After the country's own fighters went winless on the undercard, not even Nelson, a previously unbeaten Icelandic fighter with a strong following in Sweden, could bring them a victory.

UFC Fight Night 53 weigh-in results: Gunnar Nelson, Rick Story hit mark

mmajunkie.com — STOCKHOLM - UFC Fight Night 53 fighter weigh-ins take place today, and you can get live text-only results here beginning at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT). The festivities take place at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, the same venue that hosts Saturday's UFC Fight Pass-streamed event.

Nate Diaz vs. Rafael Dos Anjos set as co-main event of UFC on FOX 13

mmajunkie.com — Nate Diaz's return from an extended layoff is now set, as he faces fellow lightweight Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13. UFC officials today announced the matchup will serve as co-main event of the Dec. 13 fight card, which takes place at Phoenix's U.S. Airways Center.

Video: Jon Jones mourns his signature shoes, loss of Nike sponsorship

mmajunkie.com — Jon Jones dropped a bit of a bombshell at today's Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing: His role in an infamous August brawl with Daniel Cormier has cost him a "six-figure" sponsorship with Nike.

NSAC issues lifetime ban, $70,000 fine for Wanderlei Silva

mmajunkie.com — LAS VEGAS - If Wanderlei Silva decides to return to fighting, he won't likely be doing it in Las Vegas. Nevada State Athletic Commission officials today issued an indefinite suspension to the Brazilian brawler while also fining him $70,000, which represents a 35 percent fine of an expected $200,000 purse Silva would have earned at a planned bout a this past July's UFC 175 event.
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Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 21, 2014

And the MMA gods spinning-backfist our hopes and dreams once again. (Probably still punishing us for 'Never Back Down.')

Oct 21, 2014

Glover Teixeira with a refreshingly candid assessment of his loss to Jon Jones (as well as those eye-pokes): wp.me/p3WzJ0-y95

Oct 21, 2014

RT @ByBerkowitz: Blackmun points out that college wrestling programs have shrunk to 77 from 146 35 years ago

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