Kato KO's Schilling with Superman punch (0:25)
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Bill to legalize MMA in N.Y. expires in Assembly

A bill to legalize professional mixed martial arts in the state of New York failed to make it to the state Assembly floor for a vote Thursday, the final day of an extended legislative session.

MMA Live Extra (3:40)
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Silva vs. Story to co-headline UFC Fight Night

A welterweight matchup between Erick Silva and Rick Story, originally scheduled for June 27, will now co-headline a UFC Fight Night on Aug. 23 in Saskatoon, Canada.

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Top contender Dodson to face Johnson this year

The UFC has identified John Dodson as its No. 1 flyweight contender, and he will face six-time defending champ Demetrious Johnson for the 125-pound title later this year.

Jose Aldo won't be stopped by rib injury (3:39)
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Shlemenko banned for three years

The California State Athletic Commission has suspended former Bellator middleweight titlist Alexander Shlemenko for three years due to a failed drug test in February.

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Despite rib bruise, Aldo will defend title

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo intends to defend his title against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11 despite suffering a bone bruise to his rib cage and cartilage earlier this week.

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Melendez agrees to fight Iaquinta

Four days removed from UFC 188 in Mexico City, Gilbert Melendez has agreed to a fight against Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night on July 15.