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Jan 22, 2015 6:33 pm

PED Expert: ‘Jon Jones Should Be Kept On A Very Short Leash’

“The question is what was suppressing his testosterone production for that period of time. Something caused it to go down, and I do not believe it was overtraining. Exogenous testosterone and other steroids in a period of time, depending on dosage and method of administration, can completely shut your testosterone and epitestosterone levels in urine...

Jan 22, 2015 4:50 pm

Ken Shamrock Wants To Beat Up Kimbo Slice, Then Fight Tito Again- Exclusive

MMA veteran Ken Shamrock was a guest on the latest episode of BJPENN.COM Radio. Shamrock joined the show for a full hour to talk about a plethora of topics, from his upcoming bare knuckle fight against James Quinn in April, to his long and storied career. Shamrock talked about his past, but always mentioned his...

Jan 22, 2015 4:49 pm

Faber vs. Assuncao Set To Headline Brazil Fight Card

According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Globo, a key bantamweight fight between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao will headline March’s UFC Fight Night 62 event in Brazil. UFC officials have yet to confirm the news but are expected to do so in the very near future. Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber has...


Jan 22, 2015 10:55 am

GRINDIN! Jon Jones Back In Training

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is back in the gym readying himself for the “best year of his life”. Check it: Working towards making this the best year of my life! Can’t be held down #Champion2015 #AndStill #UnBroken Don’t call it a come back, I’ve been here for years Working towards making this the...

Jan 22, 2015 10:50 am

Phil Davis Wants To Fight Anderson Silva

“Stranger things have happened. Why wouldn’t I? Why wouldn’t he?” “He fought former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin at light heavyweight. It’s not a stretch. Forrest is an extremely heavy guy. I figure, ‘OK if you can beat Forrest at light heavyweight, I’m just little old Phil.’ I’m just little old Phil. That’s what they...

Jan 22, 2015 10:45 am

Bellator: ‘There isn’t a fighter out there we can’t afford’

“It’s not just us going after them (the UFC’s fighters). Believe me, they’re calling us. This is not a one-way street where we’re just going after fighters. We’re going to win some. We’re going to lose some. That’s just how the nature of this beast is going to be.” “If you’re a free agent out...

Jan 22, 2015 10:21 am

Henderson In For Green, Faces Masvidal At Fight Night 63

After suffering a controversial split-decision loss to Donald Cerrone at last weekend’s UFC Fight Night event in Boston, former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson has already booked his next fight. UFC officials announced today the “Bendo” would be stepping in for the injured Bobby Green to face Jorge Masvidal at April’s UFC Fight Night...

Jan 22, 2015 10:20 am

Cyborg Enters Negotiations With The UFC

Top female fighter Cris “Cyborg” Justino has reportedly entered into contract negotiations with the UFC. The goal would be to make a successful run in the 135 pound division, starting with an Invicta bout that could earn the female fighter a title shot against Ronda Rousey. Lorenzo Fertitta spilled the beans to ESPN: “We certainly...

Jan 22, 2015 10:11 am

The New York Politician Responsible For Blocking MMA Was Just Arrested

New York State Assembly speaker, Sheldon Siver, was arrested on federal corruption charges on Thursday and accused of using the power of his office to solicit millions in bribes and kickbacks, according to court documents. (via the New York Times) Siver is best known to MMA Fans as the man responsible for keeping the sports...

Jan 22, 2015 9:53 am

RELEASED!

Renowned welterweight striker Mike “Biggie” Rhodes just announced his release from his UFC contract. The Duke Roufus product took to twitter with the news. Huge thank you to the @ufc for the great experiences and opportunities you gave me! This is not goodbye but see you later #IwillBeBack — Michael (@TeamRocBiggie) January 21, 2015 Rhodes...

Jan 22, 2015 9:46 am

Jon Jones Returns To Twitter, Takes Fan Questions

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones robbed himself of any post-fight glory following his positive drug test for cocaine. The champ also stayed away from social media. Until now. Proud of my brothers @Artj97 & @Chan95Jones! Arthur for completing another awesome season and Chandler for making it to the Super Bowl! — Jon Bones Jones...

Jan 21, 2015 12:39 pm

McGregor Delivers Best TV Ratings Since 2009

Sunday was an historic night for the UFC on FOX Sports 1. UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON FOX SPORTS 1: MCGREGOR vs. SIVER on Sunday, Jan. 18 scored 2,751,000 viewers according to Nielsen, making it the most-watched MMA event ever on FOX Sports 1 and the most-watched MMA event on ad-supported cable television since the UFC’s...

Jan 21, 2015 11:57 am

Betting Line Released For Aldo vs. McGregor Title Fight

Sports betters will be pleased to know that the first official odds are out on the UFC’s pending featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor. The champ’s the favorite on day 1, but not by much. Check it: (Via Bestfightodds.com) A date for the pending match is not known at this time, however...

Jan 21, 2015 11:36 am

No Coke On Fight Night — Jones Post Fight Drug Tests Are Clean

All of the drug tests on UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones have come back clean, this according to Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob Bennett who told MMAFighting.com the news on Tuesday: All of the UFC light heavyweight champion’s drug tests have come back clean, Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob...

Jan 21, 2015 11:31 am

Fight Night Stockholm: On the Brink – Alexander Gustafsson

Alexander Gustafsson’s first person account of one of the greatest fights of 2013. From the moment Gustafsson arrives in Canada, through his epic five round battle with Jon Jones, experience the light heavyweight challenger’s exclusive account of UFC 165.

Jan 21, 2015 11:30 am

Pacquiao Issues Deadline To Floyd, Mayweather Doesn’t Care

Negotiations for a boxing super fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather are as close as they have ever been, but there are still some hurdles to overcome. Last week, Bob Arum announced that Pacquiao had agreed to all of the terms set by Mayweather’s representatives. Those terms included a 60/40 earnings split with “Money”,...

Jan 21, 2015 11:25 am

Uriah Hall Dines With J-Lo Following UFC Win

Uriah “Primetime” Hall was in good company following his UFC Fight Night Boston win. He took to instagram with the startling news: Had a great dinner with the lovely @jlo Had a great dinner with the lovely @jlo A photo posted by Uriah Hall (@uriahhall) on Jan 20, 2015 at 9:06pm PST

Jan 21, 2015 11:23 am

Salary Report: “UFC Fight Night Boston” Edition

Conor McGregor has topped out the “UFC Fight Night Boston” disclosed payroll with a whopping $170,000 payday for his second round win over Dennis Siver. The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission sent out the figures Wednesday. The full lost of disclosed fighter pay is as follows: Conor McGregor: $170,000 (includes $85,000 win bonus) def. Dennis Siver:...

Jan 21, 2015 11:16 am

Miletich: Jon Jones Has Too Many “Yes Men”

“I was very surprised that he tested positive for cocaine. I mean cocaine is such a destructive drug and such a nasty addiction that people can get into. I’ve not seen it amongst a lot of athletes and certainly not guys that are good at MMA. It’s such a bad drug that I’m shocked that...

Jan 21, 2015 10:59 am

Cerrone, Khabib Agree To May Bout

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Khabib Nurmagomedov have agreed to fight at UFC 187. All they have to do is get the UFC on board. Hey man @Cowboycerrone,I heard you want time to rest,what about UFC 187,May23,Vegas.lets do [email protected] @danawhite @lorenzofertitta #UFCcontender — khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) January 20, 2015 [email protected]: Hey man Cowboy,I heard you want...