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Jul 22, 2016 1:14 pm

Jon Jones’ brother Arthur Jones suspended for violating NFL policy on PEDs

If it wasn’t bad enough that Jon Jones is facing a two-year suspension from fighting in the UFC for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, add in a sibling to the situation. On Friday, it was revealed that Indianapolis Colts defensive end Arthur Jones has been suspended for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing drugs....

Jul 20, 2016 10:38 am

UFC #4 ranked featherweight Chad Mendes suspended for two years

UFC’s #4 ranked featherweight Chad Mendes will apparently be out of competition from fighting after being suspended by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). On June 10, the UFC announced that Mendes was flagged for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on May 17, 2016. USADA announced on Wednesday that Mendes...

Jul 1, 2016 8:40 pm

Fedor Emelianenko’s friend, VP of Russian MMA Union, suspended

Last month, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko returned to the cage to fight UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado in the main event of EFN 50 in Russia. The fight was a controversial one, with Emelianenko getting the win via majority decision. Immediately following the fight, Maldonado and his team revealed that they would be appealing the decision....

Jul 1, 2016 8:21 pm

UFC releases statement on fighter not being suspended after failing drug test

Earlier this week, controversial news surfaced that UFC heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk had failed a USADA administered out-of-competition drug test for Meldonium. The controversial aspect of the story is that Omielanczuk will not be suspended for the drug test due to the fact that the substance was added to the banned substance list on January 1st,...


Jul 1, 2016 7:55 pm

UFC heavyweight fails USADA drug test, won’t be provisionally suspended

News surfaced Friday evening that UFC heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk had failed a USADA-administered out-of-competition drug test and been notified of a potential anti-doping policy violation according to MMAFighting. Omielanczuk tested positive for meldonium, which is on the WADA banned substance list as of January 1st. The strange part of Omielanczuk’s case is that he won’t...

May 25, 2016 12:14 pm

Diego Brandao suspended 9 months, fined 30% of purse for failed drug test

Diego Brandao recently found himself as a free agent in the MMA market after he was arrested for aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and assault with a deadly weapon last month. Prior to that however, Brandao was submitted by Brian Ortega back at UFC 195. Following the fight, Brandao failed a drug test when he tested...

Mar 16, 2016 11:25 am

Justin Gaethje ‘suspended indefinitely’ after beating Brian Foster at WSOF 29

Sometimes strange things happen in the world of MMA. WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje won a decisive first round TKO over his WSOF 29 opponent Brian Foster at the Bank of Colorado Arena in Greeley, CO on March 12th. However, Gaethje was suspended indefinitely by the Colorado State Boxing Commission for unsportsmanlike conduct, celebrating after...

Feb 2, 2016 3:27 pm

Ronda Rousey’s coach suspended for falsifying paperwork

At a California State Athletic Commission hearing on Tuesday afternoon Ronda Rousey’s head coach Edmond Tarverdyan was suspended for 3 months for falsifying documents. Tarverdyan was also handed a $5,000 fine and given 3 years of probation according to MMAFighting.com, who confirmed the news with CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster. Tarverdyan apparently responded ‘no’ to...

Jan 16, 2016 11:02 am

Kenny Florian suspended by FOX for copying fight breakdown

FOX Sports analyst and former UFC fighter Kenny Florian found himself under fire recently for copying his Dillashaw vs. Cruz breakdown word-for-word from a YouTube video. The mistake was pointed out on Twitter with side-by-side screenshots for comparison. Saturday afternoon FOX released a statement regarding the situation, revealing that Florian had been suspended for the...

Dec 4, 2015 1:32 pm

Tibau provisionally suspended due to ‘potential’ drug test failure

News surfaced early Friday morning that UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau has been provisionally suspended as a result of a ‘potential’ USADA anti-doping policy violation. The UFC broke the news via UFC.com, which included a statement about the potential drug testing failure. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has notified both Gleison Tibau and UFC that he...

Oct 29, 2015 10:33 pm

Caio Magalhães suspended 6 months for spitting on Josh Samman

During the NSAC’s meeting on Thursday UFC fighter Caio Magalhaes appeared in front of the commission for spitting blood on Josh Samman after Samman scored a 1st round submission victory. Referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy recounted the incident to the commission: “Josh Samman told me, still inside the locker room, that he was concerned because Caio...

Oct 29, 2015 4:10 pm

Palhares suspended 2 years for unsportsmanlike conduct

Rousimar Palhares has received quite a bit of criticism for holding submissions late and injuring his opponents. The most recent instance came at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura lock after his opponent Jake Shields had tapped. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened and Palhares eventually let the submission go. After the fight Palhares was stripped...

Oct 10, 2015 8:23 am

Two ‘Shooto Brazil 56’ Fighters Fail Drug Tests, Get Suspended Two Years

Two of the fighters who competed at ‘Shooto Brazil 56’ have failed their drug tests and have now been suspend for two years. Amilcar Alves, who’s the promotions new light heavyweight champion will be stripped of his title along with the suspension. According to the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA), Alves tested positive for 19-Norandrosterone,...

Sep 14, 2015 2:41 pm

Nick Diaz suspended 5 years by NSAC for marijuana use at UFC 183

Nick Diaz’s punishment for testing positive for marijuana on one of his UFC 183 post-fight drug tests has been decided and the Nevada State Athletic Commission did not hold back. The meeting was held on Monday afternoon and the NSAC has decided to suspend the former Strikeforce champion for five years from his failed drug...

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...