Unless you’ve been away from everything today, you heard that the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted to ban therapeutic use exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy, a process that was shown to happen way more often in the UFC than anywhere else.
Because of that Fox Sports Live reported that Vitor Belfort is out of UFC 173 as he figures out how to try to be a competitive fighter without TRT. And we have a new UFC 173 main event. In his place to face Chris Weidman for the middle weight title is Lyoto “Dragon” Machida.
Machida just beat Gegard Mousasi and is ranked as the number three contender at middleweight according to the UFC rankings.
Amir Khan gave us an inkling the other day when he tweeted that he thought Marcos Maidana was going to be Floyd Mayweather’s choice for his May 3rd fight. And it turned out he was right.
According to Floyd Mayweather’s Twitter, he’s facing Marcos Maidana on May 3rd. Dan Rafael said the location would probably be MGM in Las Vegas, but was still undetermined.
Maidana is coming off the biggest win of his career. It was a brilliant waxing of the highly touted Adrian Browner. Floyd looks to play the big brother role here in avenging his little brother’s loss.
Mayweather himself is coming off the biggest money fight in the history of boxing in a victory over Canelo Alvarez that sold 2.2 million PPV buys.
The UFC has matched the Bellator contract offer for Gilbert Melendez meaning that Melendez’s career with the UFC will continue. Continue reading
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It’s being reported all over the Internet tonight, including the most trustworthy website of them all, the Wrestling Observer. Nelson Frazier, better known as Mabel from Men On A Mission and Viscera from the attitude era days, has passed away because of a heart attack.
Frazier was 43 years old.
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Jeff Jarrett is using the social media game (#itscoming
) to get the word out about his supposed new wrestling venture with Toby Keith.
So far, here’s what he’s stated: Continue reading
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Carl Froch vs. George Groves 2 is set. Check out Matchroom’s press release below. Continue reading