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Back in April of last year, when Frank Mir was notified that he had been flagged by USADA for a drug test failure, one thought seemed to spring to the forefront: Retirement. For the then 36-year-old heavyweight, who started his career way back in 2001, a potential two years away from active competition seemed like a surefire career killer.

"That was probably my last time fighting," Mir said. ... "I don't see any other way around it. Age is catching up to me now. I'm not gonna get any younger in the next two years,” Mir said, when faced with the possibility of suspension.

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Check out the UFC on FOX 23: Shevchenko vs. Pena fight card, which takes place on Saturday, January 28th at the Pepsi Center, in Denver, Colorado.

The UFC is off to Denver, Colorado, where they staged their very first show way back in 1993. Headlining next Saturday’s show is a women’s bantamweight contender matchup between Valentina Shevchenko and Julianna Pena. Welterweights Donald Cerrone and Jorge Masvidal will compete in what should be a thrilling co-main event.

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UFC featherweight prospect Rodriguez doesn’t feel bad about battering Penn and says he wants to fight for the title next.

24-year-old Yair Rodriguez was nothing short of spectacular at UFC Fight Night 103 on Sunday.

The Mexican fighter put on a scintillating performance against UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn in the main event, blasting the MMA legend with a series of dynamic kicks and strikes, eventually picking up the TKO stoppage just 24 seconds into the second round.

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Despite losing badly, B.J. Penn scored the highest reported salary at UFC Phoenix.

The UFC’s first event of 2017 didn’t exactly break the bank. The promotion’s latest trip to Phoenix had just three fighters with six-figure salaries, and only one other competitor breaking the 50k mark. B.J. Penn, who came out of retirement again just to get badly beaten up by Yair Rodriguez, was the top earner with $150,000, while the man that defeated him made $100,000.

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Floyd Mayweather issues another response to Dana White’s $25 million offer to fight Conor McGregor.

Last week, Dana White offered Floyd Mayweather a sum of $25 million to fight Conor McGregor in a boxing match. Floyd Jr. simply laughed off the offer, calling the UFC president a “f----ng comedian.”

On Saturday night, the retired undefeated boxer was at the Badou Jack-James DeGale fight, where he was showing support for the former, who was signed under Mayweather Promotions. Speaking to Fight Hype backstage, Mayweather explained further why the $25 million offer that was presented to him would not be enough.

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