464 Search Results for suspended

Aug 15, 2015 8:35 am

UFC Middleweight Suspended For Spitting On Opponent

On Thursday, UFC middleweight Caio Magalhaes was issued a temporary suspension pending a hearing on Sept. 14. He will then appear before the commission to answer for a complaint of unsportsmanlike conduct. The event in question is from after his loss to Josh Samman at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 21 Finale on July 12, 2015....

Aug 13, 2015 2:03 pm

Anderson Silva Suspended 1 Year And Win Over Nick Diaz Overturned

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva finally had his day in ‘court’, when he appeared in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission to deal with his failed drug tests from UFC 183. That fight happened back in January and the hearing just took place today, due to several extensions and delays. However the day...

Jul 20, 2015 8:38 pm

UFC Fight Night 71 Medical Report: 9 Fighters Suspended for a Potential 6 Months

UFC Fight Night 71 was the perfect middle of the week break for mixed martial arts fans and we were treated to highlight-reel main-event knockout. Oddly enough, Todd Duffee is not among the six fighters who could be sitting on the sidelines for six months! Tony Ferguson was in an absolute war with Josh Thomson...

Jul 18, 2015 2:51 pm

UFC Welterweight Fails Drug Test, Suspended One Year

UFC welterweight Augusto Montano has failed his drug test from UFC 188, where he lost a unanimous decision to Cathal Pendred. Montano tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites and has been suspended a year by the UFC. The UFC released this statement: “The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of...

Jul 6, 2015 12:43 pm

Gilbert Melendez Tests Positive for Banned Substance, Suspended for 1 Year

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez has failed his UFC 188 post fight drug test and as a result, has been suspended by the company for one year. Melendez was originally scheduled to face Al Iaquinta on July 15th, but the failed drug test will put a halt to the fight. UFC broke the news on Monday...

Jun 23, 2015 12:39 pm

Four Suspended Following Bellator 138

Following Bellator 138: Kimbo vs. Shamrock, four fighters have been suspended. In a night of exciting finishes and crazy walk-outs only four of the fights ended up getting served medical suspensions. Ken Shamrock, who was dropped and finished by Kimbo Slice, in the main event, after almost locking in a choke on the ground, was...

Jun 22, 2015 11:34 am

Bellator 138 Medical Report: Shamrock Suspended After Loss to Kimbo Slice

Bellator 138 took place this past Friday and it was headlined by an interesting bout between Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock. The two put on an entertaining main-event where Shamrock almost submitted Slice, but Slice made it back to his feet to ultimately blast Shamrock into next week. The Missouri Office of Athletics issued the...

May 26, 2015 1:53 pm

Pro Fighter Suspended For Titanium Body Implants

This is like something you might see in some action movie. The villain, with a titanium leg. According to this story from Fight State, a Muay Thai fighter has been suspended by the World Muay Thai Council for having an undisclosed titanium implant in his leg. According to the report, Bandasak Chaiyasan knocked out his...

Apr 28, 2015 8:39 pm

Suspended and Stripped From His Title — UFC’s Official Statement on Jon Jones

“UFC announced that it has suspended Jon Jones indefinitely and stripped him of the light heavyweight title as a result of violations of the organization’s Athlete Code of Conduct Policy. Jones was recently arrested in Albuquerque, N.M. on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving personal injury. As a result of...

Apr 19, 2015 1:58 pm

UFC ON FOX 15 Medical Suspensions! Nine Fighters Suspended Indefinitely

  The New Jersey State Athletic control Board have released their medical suspensions for UFC on FOX 15, which took place Saturday night in Newark, New Jersey. Below you will find the complete list of medical suspensions. Several fighters were handed down indefinite suspensions, pending clearance from a doctor. Those are usually just precautions for...

Mar 23, 2015 3:22 pm

Lombard Fined $70k, Suspended 1 Year For Steroid Use

Top UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has been suspended and fined by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. During a disciplinary hearing, today in Nevada, the NSAC handed down a twelve-month suspension and a fine totaling, $68,900.00. Lombard was found with the anabolic steroid desoxymethyltestosterone in his system following his bout with Josh Burkman, at UFC 182....

Feb 17, 2015 4:13 pm

UFC’s Ashlee Evans-Smith Suspended 9 Months, Issued 30% Fine

Several UFC Fighters were suspended at today’s Nevada State Athletic Commission meeting. Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard, and Ashlee Evans-Smith (pictured) were all suspended for drug use in the UFC. While her fighting peers were pushed off to a later date, Evans-Smith was served her full punishment at today’s UFC Fight Pass broadcasted event....

Feb 17, 2015 4:02 pm

Hector Lombard Suspended By NSAC Pending Disciplinary Hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today moved to temporarily suspend Hector Lombard pending a disciplinary hearing for his failed UFC 182 drug test, for elevated levels of testosterone. The States Attorney General has requested a disciplinary hearing to deal with Lombard’s failed drug test following his UFC 182 victory over Josh Burkman. The Commission approved...

Feb 17, 2015 3:56 pm

Anderson Silva Suspended By NSAC Pending Disciplinary Hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today moved to temporarily suspend Anderson Silva pending a disciplinary hearing for his failed UFC 183 drug test, for steroids. The States Attorney General has requested a disciplinary hearing to deal with Silva’s multiple failed drug tests in the state in the lead up and post UFC 183. The Commission...

Feb 17, 2015 3:50 pm

Nick Diaz Suspended By NSAC Pending Disciplinary Hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today moved to temporarily suspend Nick Diaz pending a disciplinary hearing for his failed UFC 183 drug test, for Marijuana. The States Attorney General has requested a disciplinary hearing to deal with Diaz’s third failed marijuana test in the state. The Commission approved the all motions unanimously, and will hear...

Dec 2, 2014 1:02 pm

“FAILED, SUSPENDED”

UFC Fight Night 52’s Michinori Tanaka (pictured) has just been revealed to be a performance enhancing drug user. UFC officials released the following statement regarding the matter: At UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson on September 20 in Saitama, Japan, UFC contracted with an independent drug testing laboratory to perform testing on all fighters on the...

Nov 5, 2014 3:32 pm

Ryan Ford Suspended Following Failure To Disclose Broken Arm

Last month, WSOF’s Ryan Ford failed to disclose to officials that he broke his arm prior to engaging with Jake Shields. That decision has now cost him six-months of professional fighting time, as The Edmonton Combative Sports Commission has decided to suspend the fighter for six-months, retroactive from his main event bout against Shields. Ford...

Oct 27, 2014 2:58 pm

Robert Drysdale Suspended One Year Following Second Failed Drug Test

Robert Drysdale failed a drug test before he even fought a bout with the UFC. That incident happened back in 2013, the bout was scrapped and Drysdale’s highly anticipated debut was put on hold. In July of this year Drysdale successfully made his UFC debut at the TUF 19 finale, where he defeated Keith Berish...

Oct 6, 2014 3:44 pm

Piotr Hallman Fails Drug Test, Suspended 9 Months

UFC Fight Night 51 ‘Fight of the Night’ participant Piotr Hallman has been popped for performance enhancing drugs, and subsequently suspended for 9 months. The Brazilian Athletic Commission announced the failure of the drug test today. All athletes from the card were tested for anti-doping control upon arrival at Nilson Nelson Arena to detect anabolic...

Aug 11, 2014 6:15 pm

Wanderlei Silva Confident He Won’t Be Suspended By The NSAC

The saga with Wanderlei Silva continues. This time with the former PRIDE FC champion stating that he is confident he won’t be suspended by the NSAC for evading a testing despite Dana White stating Silva would be “in big trouble”. He spoke with Ag. Fight: already preparing my defense,” Silva told Ag. Fight. “There’s not...

Jun 18, 2014 5:07 am

Watch Wanderlei Admit To Evading NSAC, Sonnen Get Suspended

Earlier today the NSAC held a meeting for Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. During the course of the meeting Wanderlei admitted to taking two banned substances, as well as evading the sample collector sent by the commission. During Sonnen’s portion of the hearing Sonnen was hit with a routine temporary suspension until a future hearing....

Jun 18, 2014 5:01 am

Chael Sonnen Temporarily Suspended By NSAC

Earlier today the NSAC held a hearing for several fighters and boxers, among the fighters that were addressed at the hearing were the UFC’s own Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. Chael Sonnen was suspended pending a formal hearing where the fighter will file a response, but there is no news as to whether or not...

May 12, 2014 6:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 40 Fighter Suspended For Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Last Saturday night, Johnny Edwardo shocked fans when he laid a barrage of punches on #4 ranked Eddie Wineland (pictured) at UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati, Ohio. At about 4:37 of the first round, Edwardo laid a bunch of heavy punches on Wineland, to finally put him away in a surprising KO upset. And...

Apr 24, 2014 10:54 am

Dennis Siver Fined, Suspended Following Failed Drug Test

Top UFC featherweight, Dennis Siver, was recently popped for having a banned substance in his body. The former lightweight blamed hCG drops and an hCG diet on the failed test, but rules are rules. Today in Nevada the NSAC heard the case of Siver and didn’t buy his story. They suspended him for nine months...

Apr 3, 2014 9:51 am

Siver Suspended Following Positive Drug Test

Following a failed drug test after UFC 168, Dennis Siver has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. According to Foxsports.com, the suspension is temporary, until a future commission hearing will decide Siver’s fate, which will most likely be a suspension ranging from six to nine months, as well as possibility of fines and his...

Feb 11, 2014 9:49 am

Another UFC Fighter Suspended For Marijuana Use

Yancy Medeiros served a 90-day suspension from the UFC following a failed drug test at UFC Fight for the Troops 3 in November.  His win from that night over Yves Edwards has been ruled a No-Contest. By Christopher Murphy | Twitter Yancy Medeiros failed his post-fight drug test following November’s UFC Fight for the Troops...

Dec 18, 2013 7:53 am

‘Bigfoot’ Fined/Suspended After Failed Post-Fight Drug Test

For the second time in his professional Mixed Martial Arts career, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva has been suspended for the use of performance enhancing drugs. The former heavyweight title challenger is coming off a fight-of-the-year candidate against Mark Hunt, just two-weeks ago, that ended in a draw. The bout will now be ruled a no-contest on...

Nov 12, 2013 8:19 am

Rony Jason suspended for unsportsmanlike conduct following Fight Night 32 incident

By Evan Stoumbelis TUF: Brazil winner Rony ‘Jason’ Mariano picked up the first loss of his career last Saturday to Jeremy Stephens. However it was what happened after the fight that put Rony in the media spotlight. After the fight, a devastated Rony smashed a door with his elbow in the locker room which required...

Nov 4, 2013 11:20 am

Medical Suspensions: Bellator 106’s Alvarez & Chandler Among 22 Suspended Fighters

By Evan Stoumbelis Bellator 106 took place this Saturday in Long Beach California during which Eddie Alvarez avenged his loss to the formerly undefeated Michael Chandler to win the lightweight belt, Emmanuel Newton defeated King Mo to win the interim light-heavyweight belt, Daniel Straus defeated Pat Curran to win the featherweight belt, and Joe Riggs...