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2:05 PM ET The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has announced its official recognition of NSF Certified for Sport dietary supplements as lower-risk products, in an effort to help curb the number of contaminated supplement cases under its jurisdiction. The announcement falls short of granting full immunity to an athlete if he or she were
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10:51 PM ET Two veteran heavyweights will meet again at UFC Fight Night San Antonio in July. Andrei Arlovski vs. Ben Rothwell 2 is set for the July 20 event, sources told ESPN. The rematch is 11 years in the making. Arlovski knocked out Rothwell at Affliction: Banned, the promotion’s first event, back in July
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5:07 PM ET Marc RaimondiESPN The days of Rafael dos Anjos’ reign atop the UFC’s lightweight division seem long ago. Even his initial winning streak after moving up to welterweight is far back in the rear-view mirror. But dos Anjos, the gritty veteran, is still here, winning important fights in the UFC. “RDA” defeated Kevin
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9:06 PM ET Former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on July 5 during International Fight Week, the promotion announced Saturday night. Evans, 39, retired from mixed martial arts in 2018 after a 14-year professional career. He has remained involved in the sport as a UFC analyst
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11:04 AM ET Former UFC champion Tyron Woodley has been forced to withdraw from a welterweight bout against Robbie Lawler on June 29 due to a hand injury, sources said. Woodley (19-4-1) was supposed to headline UFC Fight Night in Minneapolis opposite Lawler (28-13). UFC is seeking a replacement to keep Lawler on the card.
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10:38 AM ET Marc RaimondiESPN Sage Northcutt‘s post-UFC run is not off to an auspicious start. Cosmo Alexandre knocked out Northcutt in just 29 seconds Friday at ONE Championship: Enter the Dragon in Singapore. Alexandre landed a big right hand to Northcutt’s jaw on the first exchange and it was over. The bout was contested
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11:27 AM ET Marc RaimondiESPN Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee both made weight Friday morning for their welterweight headliner on the UFC Fight Night card in Rochester, which is scheduled for Saturday night and will air on ESPN+. Dos Anjos came in at 170.4 pounds, and Lee hit the mark at 170.2. Dos Anjos
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