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UFC announces pre-contract screening policy for performance enhancing drugs


Continuing a commitment to the health and safety of its athletes, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® announced today that all potential UFC® and STRIKEFORCE® signees will be subject to a mandatory pre-contract screening for performance-enhancing drugs. Beginning Jan. 1, 2012, all incoming athletes will be tested prior to finalizing a contract with the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization. Read More »

Matrix Fights 5 set to feature Oropeza vs. Nsang and Meisner vs. Rumsey


Matrix Fights ( officially announced Monday that it will be returning for its fifth-ever event, Matrix Fights V, on Friday, March 16. The event will emanate from South Philadelphia at the Sheet Metal Worker’s Union Hall and will be headlined by Strikeforce and Bellator Fighting Championships veteran Sam Oropeza, 5-2 vs. “The Burmese Python” Aung La NSang, 8-6, in welterweight action. Read More »

UFC RIO: Aldo vs. Mendes quotes and pictures

UFC Rio pics

Athletes competing on this weekend’s UFC RIO™: ALDO vs. MENDES card landed today in Brazil and the city is already buzzing about the action-packed event. Headlined by a UFC featherweight title fight between champion Jose Aldo of Rio and top contender Chad Mendes, the event also features an outstanding middleweight co-main event pitting former UFC champion Vitor Belfort against rising middleweight prospect Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Read More »

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