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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...

Jun 6, 2016 3:38 pm

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic discusses the return of Brock Lesnar

Stipe Miocic earned the “Baddest Man On The Planet” title last month in Brazil, this after he KO’d Fabricio Werdum in the main event of UFC 198, thus becoming UFC heavyweight champion. Earlier this morning on ESPN’s SportsCenter it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the octagon at...

May 26, 2016 12:00 pm

Despite being UFC heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic isn’t quitting his day job

Stipe Miocic realized his dream of becoming UFC heavyweight champion when he knocked out Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. Despite his new status and a UFC champion’s paycheck, Miocic hasn’t left his job as a Valley View fireman and paramedic in Cleveland, Ohio. Miocic posted a photo to his Facebook page saying,...

Oct 21, 2015 12:06 pm

Ben Rothwell gone fishing for a former UFC heavyweight champion opponent

UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell is hungry to get back in the cage after his scheduled co-main event fight at UFC Fight Night Dublin was canceled. Rothwell’s opponent, Stipe Miocic pulled out of the fight due to injury. Rothwell took to Twitter to campaign for an opponent calling out former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. Jan...


Oct 20, 2015 10:53 am

UFC Heavyweight Soa Palelei announces retirement

38-year-old Soa Palelei announced his retirement via Twitter on Monday. The UFC heavyweight from Australia announced his time spent fighting in the ring are done, but his involvement with MMA will continue as he hopes to help the sport grow. The announcement comes on the heels of Palelei being removed from the UFC’s active roster...

Oct 13, 2015 7:47 am

UFC Heavyweight Claims Phone Was Hacked, Didn’t Film Fan Doing Drugs

On Monday, UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis posted a video on his Facebook/Instagram of a fan at an Astros game who was allegedly doing some booger sugar, aka cocaine. The video made its way around the web but apparently, according to the fighter himself, he wasn’t even at the game and never posted the video. That’s...

Oct 12, 2015 1:00 am

Caught-on-Tape! UFC Heavyweight films female fan snorting something at event

The men and women of the octagon have to dedicate themselves to this sport if they want to make it to the top, but that doesn’t mean they have to train ALL the time. UFC Heavyweight Derrick Lewis stepped away from the gym to attend the American League Division Series between the Houston Astros and...

Sep 26, 2015 2:39 pm

UFC Heavyweight Frank Mir Signs New 8 Fight Contract

Looks like UFC heavyweight Frank Mir won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. The vet announced, via his Instagram, that he has signed a new 8-fight contract with the promotion. Mir’s last fight was anything but legendary. He fought fellow champ Andrei Arlovski in a fight that many were expecting to be the fight of the...

Sep 26, 2015 4:29 am

UFC Heavyweight Josh Barnett Looks Completely Different Ahead Of Nelson Fight

On Saturday night UFC heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson will face off in the octagon at UFC Fight Night: Japan. The big guys will collide in the night’s main event. Nelson hasn’t seen action in the octagon since his loss to Travis Browne, all the way back in Dec. of 2013. In that fight...

Sep 23, 2015 12:01 am

Cyborg Dwarfs Former UFC Heavyweight/Light Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture

Is it the camera angle, or is the floor uneven, or is Cris Cyborg actually that much bigger than former UFC heavyweight (yes, heavyweight) and light heavyweight champion Randy Couture? The former two-division champ, Couture, was in attendance at last Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event and prior to that, the Fan Fest. He was just one...

Sep 12, 2015 6:24 pm

UFC Heavyweight: ‘Mayweather Doesn’t Belong On P4P List’

Would you put Floyd Mayweather Jr. on the pound-4-pound all time greatest boxers list? A lot of people would. The usual argument is that, yes, maybe he’s not that exciting, but he is one of the best. Well, UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione would disagree. The heavyweight spoke on the Three Amigos Podcast and was asked...

Sep 7, 2015 12:56 am

Twitter Beef! UFC Heavyweight Accepts Travis Browne’s Callout, Tells UFC To Book It

  Last week, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne made it known that he would like to fight Matt Mitrione in his return to the octagon. Browne was on the sidelines for a while during an investigation started by the UFC, in regards to domestic violence accusations from his wife. The investigation completed last week and they...

Aug 15, 2015 12:41 am

UFC Heavyweight Going Vegan –– This Is Why! (Graphic)

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt might be saying goodbye to meat. Hunt took to Facebook and posted a graphic video that shows some of the conditions found in this certain pig farm. The video shows some shocking things, from pigs being stuffed into boxes to the all around disgusting conditions of the facility. It’s definitely an...

Aug 14, 2015 12:11 am

Which UFC Heavyweight Sports This Outfit To Golf?

UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic is ready to hit the golf course. The Ohio based fighter shared a picture on his Twitter of him sporting a pretty unique look with the caption “Just sitting here waiting for @Cowboycerrone to invite me out golfing.” What would you think if you saw this guy walking around the golf...

Aug 12, 2015 6:25 pm

UFC Heavyweight Travis Browne On The Sidelines Pending Investigation

UFC heavyweight Travis Browne is still on the sidelines following accusations of domestic abuse. The accusations emerged back in July during International Fight Week, when Browne’s ex girlfriend took to Instagram and shared pictures of bruises all over her body. She alluded to domestic violence, then when a fan asked she confirmed that yes she...

Jul 16, 2015 12:01 am

UFC Heavyweight Set To Appear In ‘Sharknado 3’

Ladies and gentlemen, if you tune into SyFy’s ‘Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!’, which of course you will, you’ll see a familiar face. Looks like UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett plays a role in the made for TV film, portraying Sgt. Richards. The movie will premiere on the SyFy channel on July 22. Will you be...

May 28, 2015 10:03 am

UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez: ‘AKA’s Methods Providing Good Results’

Cain Velasquez is set to put his title on the line against the UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez, who trains out of AKA, has been criticized for being injured fairly often. Something Dana White attributed to his gym and what he perceives as stone age type training. Now, Velasquez, while talking to FOX...

May 5, 2015 9:55 am

Poachers Beware — This UFC Heavyweight Is Coming For You!

Poachers beware! One of the world’s top heavyweights has joined the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and he is looking to save marine life… even if it means busting a couple heads along the way. Soa Palelei is the newest addition to the Sea Shepherd’s and he is taking on the role of ambassador to raise...

Mar 27, 2015 12:02 pm

UFC Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski Throws Around Dodson Like He’s A Child

In a new social media posting, we see former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski tossing around one of the UFC’s top fighters in John Dodson. Check it: (If your media doesn’t load, click HERE) Andrei "The Pit Bull" Arlovski vs John Dodson WWE. Full version. This is just too funny. Posted by Michael Lyubimov on...

Mar 11, 2015 12:38 pm

UFC Heavyweight Says Head Kick Made Him Lose Vision For Weeks

“Instantly everything turned completely white. I was blind in that eye for a couple of a weeks,” he said. “You always think going in there, worst-case scenario you’re going to break a bone or get knocked out or whatever. You don’t really think of losing your eyesight. (Friend and cornerman) Justin Wren basically told me...

Mar 4, 2015 8:26 am

Former UFC Heavyweight Joey Beltran To Make Middleweight Debut

UFC veteran Joey Beltran is making another drop in weight. The former heavyweight fighter, who has spent the past few years as a light-heavyweight, announced his drop down to 185 pounds, and sent out this picture to prove he can make it. CHECK IT: Test cut to 186 was a success! @BellatorMMA fight announcement coming...

Jan 14, 2015 5:02 am

UFC Heavyweight Josh Barnett Breaks Down Velasquez vs. Werdum

“Werdum is known to be quite good on the ground and I don’t know, I actually don’t believe he would have any hesitation in throwing big knees and kicks,” Barnett stated. “It’s the usual sort of thing where he might say, well, you know, ‘I don’t want that guy to have the opportunity to punch...

Jun 10, 2014 6:33 am

UFC Heavyweight Needs Fighting Clearance For Hep-B

Geronimo dos Santos signed with the UFC almost two years ago, and has yet to make his promotional debut. He was set to square off against Gabriel Gonzaga back at UFC 153 but was pulled from the bout when tests revealed that he had contracted Hepatitis B. While on his medical hiatus, he has been...

Mar 6, 2014 8:31 am

UFC Heavyweight Todd Duffee Diagnosed With Rare Nerve Disorder

Todd Duffee is battling a new foe. But this battle isn’t taking place inside of the Octagon. According to UFC Tonight, Duffee has been diagnosed with Parsonage-Turner Syndrome; a rare condition that typically starts with pain in the shoulder and upper arm, and can sometimes cause the affected muscles to become atrophied and weak. In advanced cases,...

Mar 3, 2014 1:41 pm

UFC Heavyweight Mark Hunt Goes Off on The Bible, Religion

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt raised questions about the existence of God, The Bible and other common religious beliefs through social media on Sunday. Below are some of the highlights: Can someone answer my question who wrote the bible,and where is the transcripts they wrote it from. Can someone answer my question please who wrote the...