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Bonnar and Herman fail UFC 153 drug tests

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MMA Junkie is reporting that Stephan Bonnar failed his UFC 153 drug test and tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone. In addition to Bonnar, Dave Herman also botched his drug test and tested positive for Marijuana metabolites. The drug test was performed by the UFC as there’s no Brazil athletic commission. Mark Ratner...

UFC 153: Silva vs Bonnar live report

Anderson Silva

Facebook prelims 7pm ET/ 4pm PT Lightweights (155lbs) Reza MadadiĀ  vs Cristiano Marcello Ref: Fernando Yamasaki Round 1- Madadi charges across the cage to start it and Marcello works the leg kicks followed by a knee. Marcello lands an upper cut. Madadi clinches and eats a knee. Madadi with good straight upper cut combo. Madadi with a three punch...

UFC 153: Silva vs Bonnar weigh-ins video

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Earlier today, the UFC held its weigh-ins for UFC 153: Silva vs Bonnar at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the site for tomorrow’s pay-per-view. All fighters on the card managed to make weight and there were no surprises. The card will be headlined by UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva taking on Stephan Bonnar in a three round...

Bonnar promises to give Anderson Silva hell at UFC 153

Stephan Bonnar

Las Vegas, Nevada – The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization returns to Rio this Saturday when the world’s greatest martial artist – long-reigning UFC middleweight king Anderson “The Spider” Silva – steps up to light heavyweight to face the bigger, stronger and teak tough contender Stephan “The...

UFC 153: Silva vs Bonnar media call recap

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As UFC 153 approaches next weekend, the media had an opportunity today to ask questions to the combatants in both the main event and co-main event. UFC 153 has been overhauled due to injuries since it was first reported and it took Anderson Silva agreeing to fight Stephan Bonnar in a light heavyweight match up to keep the event alive. These two...

Anderson Silva steps up to main event UFC 153 in Brazil

Anderson Silva

UFC Lightweight champion Anderson Silva has stepped up to headline UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, moving up to the 205lbs division to take on Stephan Bonnar according to USA Today. The show has now been named UFC 153: Silva vs Bonnar, and the main event replaced Jose Aldo vs Frankie Edgar after Aldo was ruled out injured. Silva was not scheduled to...

Rampage, Aldo, both injured and both out of UFC 153

Quinton Jackson

The UFC 153 show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, took a massive hit yesterday as Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Jose Aldo were announced to be out of the show due to injuries. Rampage was set to co-main event the show against Glover Teixeira in what was supposed to be his last UFC fight. UFC is currently in the search for a replacement...