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Jul 16, 2016 10:18 am

TJ Dillashaw blasts UFC for treatment of fighters

Since the UFC struck their deal with Reebok, fighters have become increasingly more vocal about how the deal has hurt fighters financially. UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort even went as far as to compare the deal to slavery. Now, in the wake of TJ Dillashaw’s unanimous decision win over Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200, the former...

Jul 16, 2016 9:22 am

Mark Hunt rips Brock Lesnar in social media post

In the wake of USADA announcing that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had failed a random drug test leading up to his UFC 200 scrap with Mark Hunt, ‘The Super Samoan’ has been very vocal about wanting compensation for fighting someone on PEDs. Hunt initially demanded 50% of Lesnar’s purse, before then demanding 100%...

Jul 16, 2016 8:43 am

USADA gives details on Brock Lesnar’s other drug tests

Despite the UFC waiving the mandatory 4 month transitionary period for fighters coming out of retirement, during which they are subject to random USADA drug testing, USADA managed to test Brock Lesnar 6 times in 1 month leading up to his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Saturday morning, USADA spokesman Ryan Madden revealed to...

Jul 16, 2016 8:33 am

Mark Hunt changes mind, demands 100% of Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 purse

Back in June, USADA randomly drug tested Brock Lesnar ahead of his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Lesnar failed the test, however USADA didn’t announce it until after Lesnar had already defeated Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200. That didn’t sit too well with Hunt, who sustained injuries while fighting fighters using...


Jul 16, 2016 8:22 am

WWE releases statement on Brock Lesnar’s potential anti-doping violation

Brock Lesnar may not be facing backlash from just the MMA community in the wake of his “potential anti-doping violation”. The former UFC champion failed an out-of-competition drug test in June, which wasn’t announced until post-UFC 200. This likely could complicate things with Lesnar’s other employers, the WWE. In addition to repercussions from the NSAC,...

Jul 16, 2016 7:58 am

Brock Lesnar issues brief statement on potential anti-doping violation

Friday evening, it was revealed that the US Anti-Doping agency had informed the UFC of a “potential anti-doping violation” for Brock Lesnar stemming from a June drug test. Lesnar’s opponent for UFC 200, Mark Hunt, was quick to release a statement on the matter, demanding the UFC give him 50% of Lesnar’s massive purse for...

Jul 15, 2016 9:40 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk reflects on title fight with Claudia Gadelha

One week ago on Friday, Joanna Jedrzejczyk stepped into the Octagon to fight Claudia Gadelha in her 3rd strawweight title defense. Gadelha came out of the gate strong, putting the pressure on Jedrzejczyk throughout the first two rounds, however she gassed out quickly, and the champ was able to decisively win the last 3 rounds,...

Jul 15, 2016 9:11 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey wants her belt back

While there has been no immediate word on when Ronda Rousey will actually return to the Octagon, UFC President Dana White has stated that Rousey will get an immediate title shot upon returning to the Octagon. Rousey appeared during a press conference where she explained that the wants her belt back! Check out the video...

Jul 15, 2016 8:27 pm

Mark Hunt asks UFC to release him “if they don’t sort this out”

Friday afternoon, it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had been flagged for a “potential USADA anti-doping violation” stemming from a June drug test. That didn’t sit too well with Mark Hunt, who lost to Lesnar at UFC 200 via unanimous decision. The heavyweight veteran demanded that the UFC give him half...

Jul 15, 2016 7:20 pm

Pros react to Brock Lesnar’s USADA violation

Earlier tonight news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had been flagged for a potential anti-doping violation. The out-of-competition drug test in question was performed by USADA on June 28, 11 days prior to Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 decision victory over Mark Hunt. Of course it did not take long for fellow UFC...

Jul 15, 2016 6:43 pm

Mark Hunt is pissed about Brock Lesnar’s potential anti-doping violation

News broke on Friday that the UFC was notified that Brock Lesnar has been flagged for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Lesnar’s potential violation stems from an out of competition sample that was collected by USADA on June 28, 2016. Upon hearing the news, Lesnar’s UFC 200 opponent Mark...

Jul 15, 2016 3:54 pm

UFC releases statement on Brock Lesnar’s potential anti-doping violation

Less than a week after Brock Lesnar’s triumphant return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where he defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision in the co-main event of the historic card, it was announced that the UFC was notified of a potential anti-doping violation for Lesnar stemming from a June 28th drug test. It didn’t...

Jul 15, 2016 3:45 pm

UFC notified of Brock Lesnar potential anti-doping violation

Back at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar made his triumphant return to the Octagon when he defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision in the co-main event of the historic card. Following the bout, Lesnar revealed that he could potentially be making a run at heavyweight, as he left the door open for future UFC fights. Now,...

Jul 15, 2016 3:38 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor looking shredded next to Dillon Danis

With just under a month to go until Conor McGregor’s rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on August 20th, Conor McGregor is looking incredibly muscular after training with JiuJitsu world champion Dillon Danis. Danis has been a staple in McGregor’s camp during his preparation for his rematch with Diaz. McGregor, who stands at 5’9,...

Jul 15, 2016 2:33 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘What am I supposed to do, stand in front of Anderson Silva?’

Daniel Cormier had a rough time with everything UFC 200. From his originally scheduled title fight versus Jon Jones being pulled just days prior to the event, to the fans sheer disrespect for him implementing a winning game plan against Anderson Silva, it was a tough few days for the UFC light heavyweight champion of...

Jul 15, 2016 1:30 pm

Photo | Ronda Rousey does not appear to be in ‘fight shape’

It has been eight months since we last seen former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in the Octagon. Rousey recently made an appearance at an event in Chicago and from the looks of the photo, it doesn’t look like Rousey has any plans of fighting anytime soon. Although the former champion has expressed interest...

Jul 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Report: UFC 200 fails to surpass UFC 100, 196 PPV numbers

The UFC was surely planning to make their historic UFC 200 card the biggest event in UFC history. The fight card looks like it had the most expensive roster to date in the disclosed payouts report, perhaps setting the UFC record for fighter payouts for a single UFC event. However, the UFC 200 card took...

Jul 15, 2016 10:40 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor takes out piñata for birthday celebration

Yesterday, UFC featherweight kingpin Conor McGregor celebrated his birthday. At just 28 years old, the featherweight champion is widely regarded as the biggest superstar in the UFC. While McGregor is in the midst of his training camp for his UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz, he decided to have some fun with a piñata for...

Jul 15, 2016 10:17 am

Alistair Overeem predicts finish of Stipe Miocic

While Alistair Overeem doesn’t step into the Octagon to fight Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 203 until September, the heavyweight veteran is already calling his shot! Overeem spoke to TMZ to give his prediction on the fight, in a video which you can see above. The former...

Jul 15, 2016 10:03 am

Michael Bisping explains why he wants to fight Dan Henderson

Immediately following UFC 200 on Saturday night, UFC President Dana White appeared on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show, where he announced that Michael Bisping’s first title defense will likely be against Dan Henderson in Manchester, England. The MMA community was split in two over the bout, with some excited to see if Bisping could...

Jul 15, 2016 9:53 am

Scott Coker: Bellator valuation goes up with UFC sale

In the wake of UFC 200, it was announced that the Fertitta brothers had sold the UFC for $4 billion to WME-IMG. With the sale, it was announced that UFC President Dana White would be staying on board, and even taking on a bigger role within the promotion. While the general consensus is that the...

Jul 15, 2016 9:23 am

TJ Dillashaw blasts “p***y” Dominick Cruz

Earlier this year, Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon to fight TJ Dillashaw for the bantamweight championship he never lost inside the Octagon. Cruz, who had the belt stripped from him due to injuries, won the fight via split decision to reclaim his bantamweight championship. In the wake of TJ Dillashaw’s unanimous decision win over...

Jul 15, 2016 9:09 am

Robbie Lawler doesn’t want to fight Nate Diaz

Although Robbie Lawler was defeated by Nick Diaz back in 2004, the UFC welterweight champion isn’t looking to get revenge on Nick Diaz by fighting his younger brother Nate. Ahead of Lawler’s UFC 201 title defense against Tyrone Woodley on July 30th, the welterweight champ explained to MMAJunkie why he doesn’t want to fight Diaz,...

Jul 15, 2016 8:55 am

Fedor Emelianenko’s win over Fabio Maldonado overturned by World MMA Association

Fabio Maldonado’s appeal to the World MMA Association has paid off! After losing via majority decision to Fedor Emelianenko at EFN 50 last month, Maldonado began the appeal process to have the decision overturned due to a conflict of interest stemming from Emelianenko being the head of the Russian MMA Union. 3 judges for the...

Jul 15, 2016 8:46 am

Herb Dean criticized for late stoppage at ‘UFC FN: Sioux Falls’

Earlier this week, the UFC hit Sioux Falls, South Dakota for ‘UFC Fight Night: 91’. The event was an action packed one, with only one fight on the main card going to a decision. To kick off the main card on Fox Sports 1, Hawaii’s own Louis Smolka defeated Ben Nguyen via 2nd round TKO....