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Jan 8, 2015 5:00 am

Ken Shamrock Books Bare Knuckle Fight

Mixed Martial Arts Pioneer Ken Shamrock is making a return to the world of Combat Sports. Representatives from his camp confirmed yesterday with BJPENN.COM, that the former UFC fighter will take to bare knuckle fighting in the UK. In a release, they stated: Ken Shamrock, a worldwide recognized MMA fighter and UFC Hall of Famer,...

Jan 7, 2015 7:04 pm

Cormier: “Jones should be a star among stars”

Daniel Cormier gives his thoughts on his loss to Jon Jones at UFC 182 and Jones entering rehab following the fight. Daniel Cormier on the aftermath of his loss to Jon Jones: “It’s been tough. It was a tough fight. You owe it to yourself to let it burn a little bit and let it...

Jan 7, 2015 5:50 pm

Jones Test Results Revealed, Show Abnormal Hormone Levels Along With Cocaine Metabolites

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones should be on cloud nine following Saturday’s victory over Daniel Cormier. He left the Arena a champion, and record holder, with analysts around the world calling him the pound-for-pound king. By all accounts Jones, adorned with his flashy new Reebok gear, had it all. However,  just two-short days later...

Jan 7, 2015 5:13 pm

Pettis on Jones: ‘There’s always temptation, you have to stay strong’

“It’s hard. Jon’s young. He’s my age: 27. You get put in front of a lot of people who care about who you are and there’s some negative energy around that, as well. Some people don’t want to see you do good or want to introduce you to things will bring you down, and it’s...

Jan 7, 2015 5:03 pm

“Semtex”: ‘Too many influences for young champ Jones’

“Obviously he’s put himself in a position, first, as a champion you leave yourself open to these kinds of pitfalls. He was a champion at such a young age and he’s got a lot of people around him and a lot of his fights are in Las Vegas; a lot of influence (there). I don’t...

Jan 7, 2015 12:22 pm

Jon Jones: “My family and I would appreciate some privacy”

“With the support of my family, I have entered into a drug treatment facility. I want to apologize to my fiancée, my children, as well as my mother, father, and brothers for the mistake that I made. I also want to apologize to the UFC, my coaches, my sponsors and equally important to my fans....

Jan 7, 2015 12:05 pm

No Suspension, No Fine – Here’s Why

Following yesterday’s shocking news about Jon Jones and his poor judgement to use cocaine, the world is left with many questions. A simple timeline of events shows that the NSAC had clear knowledge of Jon’s infraction but chose to let him fight anyway. They didn’t even announce his failure until after UFC 182 had concluded....

Jan 7, 2015 8:09 am

Cormier: ‘Losing to a guy on drugs doesn’t make me feel better’

While Jon Jones deals with his battle on the drug front, his last opponent Daniel Cormier is dealing with another kind of battle. The battle of handling your first professional defeat. And while Jon Jones has occupied most our thoughts, including D.C.’s, it’s not the drugs haunting Cormier today. It’s the loss. D.C. tells MMAJunkie.com: “It doesn’t make...

Jan 7, 2015 7:55 am

Ben Askren Reacts To Jon Jones Drug Scandal

If anyone out there is looking for someone to lead the campaign against Jon Jones, One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren is a viable candidate. The often outspoken MMA standout has been critical of Jon Jones for months, maybe longer. It’s for this exact reason he’s getting his own thread entitled, “Ben Askren Reacts To...

Jan 7, 2015 7:48 am

Roufus on CM Punk: ‘I’m building him from the ground up’

“I know he’s wanted to do this for a while, and I know he loves martial arts. It’s just been a passion of his, and I respect it so much because he’s leaving the friendly confines of his world to come into the MMA world. That’s not easy.” “I’m not going to be putting him...

Jan 7, 2015 7:40 am

Report: NSAC Test On Jones Erroneous, Shouldn’t Have Been Done

The world is slowly unraveling the recent events surrounding Jon Jones’ recent failed drug test for cocaine. And on the top of everyone’s inquisition is, why do a drug test for cocaine in an out-of-competition test if the crime bars no penalty? A legit question, one that the Nevada State Athletic Commission is basically saying,...

Jan 7, 2015 6:10 am

Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson set for UFC 185 in Dallas

A heavyweight clash featuring two of the divisions hardest hitters will take place at UFC 185 this March. UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce heavyweight title holder Alistair Overeem (38-14 MMA) has agreed to meet Roy Nelson (20-10 MMA) at the event. Roy “Big Country” Nelson was last seen in action in the headlining...

Jan 6, 2015 4:38 pm

Daniel Cormier Reacts To Jon Jones’ Failed Drug Test

Daniel Cormier, having just fought Jon Jones for twenty-five minutes in the UFC 182 main event last weekend, much like his fighting peers, isn’t going easy on Jon Jones following the news of his failed drug test for cocaine. The Strikeforce HW Grand Prix Champion released the following to MMAFighting.com: “I am aware of Jon’s...

Jan 6, 2015 4:30 pm

UFC Fighters React To Jon Jones’ Cocaine Positive

Earlier today the world learned of an unfortunate positive drug test in our sport. UFC light-heavyweight champion, and pound-for-pound king of Mixed Martial Arts Jon “Bones” Jones was randomly tested by the Nevada State Athletic Commission exactly one-month prior to last weekend’s UFC 182 main event. The result? Cocaine. Now the world of MMA, and...

Jan 6, 2015 11:21 am

UFC Pros React To Donald Cerrone’s Quick Turnaround

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is kicking off 2015 much in the same way he spent 2014… Fighting. After dismantling the previously unbeaten Myles Jury at UFC 182 last weekend, Cerrone has agreed to step in for Eddie Alvarez on 15-days notice to fight former lightweight champion, Benson Henderson. The world’s reaction: .@Cowboycerrone wasn't kidding when he...

Jan 6, 2015 11:03 am

Stephens and Nijem Engage In Bitter Twitter Beef

UFC’s Ramsey Nijem and Jeremy Stephens are trying to get into a fight… With each other. The two popular UFC fighters have taken to twitter, with a lengthy, and bitter back-and-forth. Check it: @RamseyNijem @FuryJury I been fighting before you and I'll have a job after UFC cuts your ass you little weak chin bitch!...

Jan 6, 2015 10:46 am

UFC Champ Esparza Celebrates With $1000.00 Ice-cream Sundae

UFC 115 pound champ, Carla Esparza got to notch one off the bucket list this weekend, when she bought this $1000.00 scoop of ice-cream adorned in gold. Check it: Well it finally happened, the $1,000 "Golden Opulence" Sundae at @serendipity3nyc !!! @feliceherrig and I went through so much over the years to finally get to...

Jan 6, 2015 10:39 am

UFC Fighters react to the loss of Stuart Scott

It was recently learned that the world has tragically lost Stuart Scott. Some of MMA’s biggest figures took to social media with their reactions: http://t.co/SMkCGujeGG Sad to hear Stuart Scott has passed. Met him a couple times, big mma fan and super cool guy. RIP — Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar) January 4, 2015 Rip Stuart Scott....

Jan 5, 2015 8:17 pm

Greg Jackson: ‘Gustafsson, Rumble, Velasquez, It Doesn’t Matter’

Greg Jackson, the mastermind behind the coaching of UFC light heavyweight kingpin Greg Jackson, doesn’t care who his star pupil fights next. Following Jones win over Daniel Cormier, there was much talk of who would be the next man to face Jones in the Octagon, and whether or not the champ would move up to...

Jan 5, 2015 2:59 pm

Askren: Dana White is telling blatant lies about me

It is no secret that current ONE FC Welterweight Champion Ben Askren and UFC President Dana White don’t exactly see eye to eye. The pair have verbally sparred back-and-forth on many different topics, most recently the UFC’s signing of former WWE star CM Punk. Askren’s criticism of the UFC’s new hire prompted Dana White to...