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Florida to change zero tolerance policy on cannabinoids after Titan FC incident

Fighters on the UFC on ESPN 3 card no longer need to fret about recent marijuana or CBD use. The Florida State Boxing Commission is immediately changing a zero-tolerance policy on cannabinoids to reflect international standards before the April 27 event in Sunrise, Fla., UFC VP of Athlete Performance Jeff Novitzky today told MMA Junkie. Patrick R. Fargason, a spokesperson for the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, which oversees the FSBC, declined to confirm the change but said the commission meets April 4 to discuss anti-doping policies and will announce any policy changes that come out of the

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XFN 23 Results

Saturday night, one of the Southeast’s most exciting MMA promotions, XFN, returned for another action-packed night of combat. XFN 23 took place at the War Memorial Auditorium in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The event aired live and exclusively in its entirety on FloCombat at 6 PM ET. Watch XFN 23 LIVE on FloCombat In the main event, 13-fight veteran Taylor Krahl (5-1) steps into the XFN cage to battle Ukrainian Mykyta Chub (17-4) in a thrilling 180-pound kickboxing showdown that ended in a decision with the win going to Chub. The Co-main event paired two former XFN amateur middleweight champions Shane O’Shea and

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Jessica Aguilar Steps In to Face Marina Rodriguez at UFC Philadelphia

Taking the fight on very short notice, Jessica Aguilar is looking to bounce back from a recent loss by replacing Alexa Grasso, where she will meet Marina Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN 2 next week. According to MMAFighting.com on Friday, Aguilar (20-7) will be stepping in on just over one week’s notice to face Rodriguez (10-0-1) at UFC on ESPN 2 on March 30 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Rodriguez was originally scheduled to compete against Grasso, and Grasso was forced to withdraw for undisclosed reasons. The first and only World Series of Fighting strawweight champion, Aguilar is looking to improve on her less-than-stellar run inside

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CageZilla Brings Fire to South Florida

Cagezilla comes to Ft Lauderdale for the first time on April 6, 2019 and features the area’s top Mixed Martial Artists combined with unparalleled light, sound, and video production. This no holds barred event is not to be missed. Don’t miss your chance to see this spectacular event! CageZilla makes their Florida debut at Revolution Live, located 100 SW 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312. It is in the heart of Ft Lauderdale’s bustling bar district, right across from the iMax theater. The DC metro area’s largest and longest running MMA promotion comes to Florida – Cagezilla Fighting Championship presents…CageZilla

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‘Talk s**t, get hit’: Jorge Masvidal’s rise from backyard brawler to UFC main eventer

Jorge Masvidal’s stunning win in the UFC London main event at the weekend was the culmination of a life spent throwing fists, but long before his professional journey took him to the Octagon, it began on the streets of Florida. Moments after silencing London’s O2 Arena with the most devastating knockout of his 16-year, 46-fight career last Saturday night, Jorge Masvidal offered the most authentic example of who he is as a fighter. With replays of his stunning second-round finish of Darren Till in front of the Englishman’s expectant home crowd still being played on big screens within the cavernous

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Titan FC 53 results – No Main Event

Titan Fighting Championship 53 took place at the Xtreme Action Park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on March 15. Main Event was headlined by defending champion Juan Puerta and challenger, Gustavo Balart. Juan Puerta vs. Gustavo Balart – for Titan FC flyweight title – Fight did not take place due to Puerta testing positive for cannabis. The Florida Boxing Commission doesn’t test for levels, just for its presence in the blood stream. Florida has a Zero tolerance policy for illegal substances found in the fighters blood. TITAN FC 53 FIGHT CARD RESULTS Michael Graves defeated Jared Gooden via unanimous decision (49-46,

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Conor McGregor sued in South Florida

MIAMI – Mixed martial artist and boxer Conor McGregor is facing a civil lawsuit after being charged in South Florida with stealing the cellphone of someone who was trying to take his photo. Miami-Dade County court records show that 22-year-old Ahmed Abdirzak filed a lawsuit seeking more than $15,000 on Thursday, accusing 30-year-old McCregor of battery, assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Miami Beach police say McGregor was leaving the Fontainebleau Miami Beach early Monday morning when Abdirzak attempted to take a picture of McGregor. Police say McGregor slapped the phone out of Abdirzak’s hand and then stomped on

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Island Fights 53 Results

Island Fights 53 is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Event that occurred on March 6, 2019 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida at the Emerald Coast Convention Center. The results are as follows: Chase Gamble def. Marcel Stamps by submission via rear naked choke (1:54, R1) Carrington Banks def. David Duarte by TKO via doctor stoppage (5:00, R2) Christian Lohsen def. Wesley Golden by submission via banana split (2:31, R1) Phil Rowe def. Matt McKeon by submission via guillotine choke (2:34, R2) Impa Kasanganay def. Dahlen Wilson by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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Greg Hardy Returning To UFC For Fight in April

By SCOOBY AXSON Former NFL defensive end turned MMA fighter Greg Hardy is set to make his return to the Octagon in a bout next month, reports ESPN.com. According to the report, Hardy will square off against Dmitrii Smoliakov on April 27 in Sunrise, Florida at a UFC Fight Night event. Hardy’s last appearance in the Octagon ended in controversy as he was disqualified for an illegal knee to the back of the head of Allen Crowder in their match at UFC Fight Night 143 in January. Hardy, who was found guilty of assaulting a woman in 2014 but had the charges dismissed after the