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UFC’s 212 PPV card just took a big notoriety hit with the absence of former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.

The UFC’s PPV card in Rio de Janeiro this June is all set to feature a lineup for Brazilian MMA stars, but it’ll be without it’s most marquee attraction. Anderson Silva was set to face Kelvin Gastelum in a bout on the PPV card, but a failed drug test for marijuana and subsequent suspension by the Brazilian MMA Sports Court for saw Gastelum pulled from the card.

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Kelvin Gastelum’s UFC career has hit another small speed bump, with his most recent win voided due to a failed drug test for marijuana.

Kelvin Gastelum came off season 17 of the Ultimate Fighter as a surprising new talent for the UFC. The show, which seemed set to showcase Uriah Hall, instead saw Gastelum assert himself as a young top prospect on the rise. A fighter with a wide open and promising future.

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Top pound-for-pound boxer Vasyl Lomachenko says he used to win wrestling, judo, and sambo tournaments as a kid.

Vasyl Lomachenko is currently considered by many as the most skilled boxer in the world right now. Even with just 9 professional bouts, the two-time Olympic gold medalist — who reportedly went 396-1 as an amateur — is already a two-division champion and among the top pound-for-pound fighters in the sport.

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Al Iaquinta’s return to the UFC has been accompanied by a return to open hostility with the promotion.

When Al Iaquinta effectively retired from the UFC back in September of 2016, the reasons seemed fairly obvious. He wasn’t happy. Negotiations for a new contract had turned sour and, for him, fighting was no longer worth the money. Despite being scheduled for a fight later that year (against Thaigo Alves at UFC 205), Iaquinta chose to hang up his gloves instead, and give real estate sales a try.

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