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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...

Jan 5, 2015 2:50 pm

AXS TV Fights: Best Of 2014

After an incredible year of fights, recap the magic year with this highlights video from Inside MMA’s Best of the Best of 2014.

Jan 5, 2015 2:37 pm

Hendo on Bones: I respect him as a fighter but not as a person

Prior to his bout with Daniel Cormier at last weekend’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas, current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones told the media that he was not impressed by DC’s most recent win over a “50-60” year-old Dan Henderson. Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Dan Henderson, was a guest on Monday’s...

Jan 5, 2015 10:34 am

BJPENN.com Radio Replay With Chidi Njokuani, Brett Roberts, & Joey Diaz

Last night BJPENN.com Radio was back with another fantastic episode! The show was kicked off by discussing UFC 182, and everything UFC 182 related, including whether or not Jon Jones has a case for being the GOAT or not. Next up we were joined by Chidi Njokuani, who will be fighting for the RFA title...

Jan 5, 2015 10:21 am

The Untold Story Behind Dwayne Johnson’s Tattoo

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is a well known figure in the MMA world. The former legendary WWE champion, turned actor, is friends with UFC President Dana White, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, and several other fighters. In this video, ‘The Rock’ answers the question many fans have probably wondered about. ‘What does his tattoo...

Jan 5, 2015 10:14 am

UFC 182 Payroll: Jones Tops Payouts At $500,000

The payroll for UFC 182 is in, and unsurprisingly UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones topped the payouts with a whopping $500,000, in addition to $50,000 for ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus. Below is the official payroll, which was obtained by MMAJunkie from the NSAC. Champ Jon Jones: $500,000 (no win bonus) def. Daniel Cormier:...

Jan 5, 2015 10:03 am

McGregor: ‘I Will Be The Betting Favorite Against Aldo’

Conor McGregor is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Boston bout against Dennis Siver, which will go down Sunday January 18th. Ahead of the bout, UFC President Dana White has stated that if McGregor wins, he will be granted a title shot against Jose Aldo, likely in Dublin, Ireland. McGregor spoke to Joe...