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Sep 17, 2016 7:48 am

Tito Ortiz reacts to Chael Sonnen calling him out

Earlier this week, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he had ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. While no word was given on when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, he did reveal that he was looking to make his debut against former UFC champion...

Sep 16, 2016 2:18 pm

Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson official for UFC 205

While UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley may have been quick to shut down Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show after winning the welterweight championship, the pair are now slated to fight at UFC 205 in New York. On the #UFCHidalgo weigh in show, @TWooodley confirms he’ll be fighting @WonderboyMMA at #UFC205...

Sep 16, 2016 9:54 am

MMA community reacts to Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator MMA

Thursday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen had ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. No immediate word was given in regress to when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, however ‘The American Gangster’ was campaigning for a fight with...

Sep 15, 2016 11:40 am

Chris Weidman vs. Yoel Romero set for UFC 205

The UFC 205 fight card is starting to take shape! Following several reports that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and top ranked middleweight Yoel Romero would fight on the card, MMAJunkie has confirmed that the fight has been finalized. While the UFC has yet to formally announce the bout, fight fans can likely expect...


Sep 12, 2016 6:39 am

Jon Jones says he won’t be fighting at UFC 205 in native New York

Upstate New York native Jon Jones won’t be able to fight in time for the UFC’s debut event in the Empire State, according to a twitter exchange with a fan on Sunday. @JonnyBones is MSG still on the radar? — Black Bart Simpson (@BlackBartSon) September 12, 2016 No https://t.co/8rnZENlG0R — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) September...

Sep 7, 2016 9:55 pm

NSAC will not penalize Nate Diaz for potential CBD pen

In the main event of UFC 202, Stockton superstar Nate Diaz squared off against Conor McGregor in a highly anticipated welterweight showdown. McGregor and Diaz went the distance, putting on what many believe to be one of the best fights of all time. Following the fight, Nate Diaz appeared at the UFC 202 post-fight press...

Sep 7, 2016 6:50 am

Junior dos Santos praises USADA

Junior dos Santos believes that USADA is the best thing to happen to the heavyweight division. In a weight class where guys are testing for performance enhancing drugs left and right, the former heavyweight champion sounded off on the topic and praised the UFC’s new drug testing policy. “Thank you for USADA! They are doing...

Aug 29, 2016 5:27 pm

PHOTO | Mark Hunt blasts fellow UFC fighters: “Grow some balls!”

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Mark Hunt is not happy with his current employer the Ultimate Fighting Championship or the fighters on the promotions roster. After suffering a decision loss to former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar in the co-main event of UFC 200, it was revealed to “The Super Samoan” and the MMA world...

Aug 24, 2016 5:58 pm

Daniel Cormier wants to “take control” of his career, and not fight Jon Jones

With just two days to go until UFC 200, Daniel Cormier found himself without an opponent when former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a failed out-of-competition drug test back in June. Fortunately for Cormier, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped in on short notice to replace Jon Jones...

Aug 24, 2016 11:53 am

Jon Jones & Brock Lesnar potentially face reduced suspensions from USADA

With just 48 hours to go until UFC 200, Jon Jones was pulled from the card for failing a random, out-of-competition drug test back in June. Jones has maintained his innocence throughout the entire process of appealing his failed drug test, with USADA looking into the possibility of a contaminated substance being the reason for...

Aug 24, 2016 10:13 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones teaches Snoop Dogg spinning elbow after playfully sparring

[ooyala code=”EybmdpNTE6GsfFepQieGlkcjB5Tt5abP” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may currently be unable to compete while he appeals a failed drug test that saw him pulled from UFC 200, however ‘Bones’ has been enjoying his time off. The pound for pound kingpin can be seen in the video above playfully...

Aug 23, 2016 9:35 am

Mark Hunt blasts Brock Lesnar during WWE PPV event

Following UFC 202 on Saturday night, the WWE held it’s ‘Summerslam’ event on Sunday evening. In the main event, Brock Lesnar returned to the WWE for the first time since his UFC 200 win over Mark Hunt in July. The win was an extremely controversial one given that Lesnar failed an out-of-competition drug test a...

Aug 18, 2016 9:48 am

UFC bantamweight flagged by USADA for potential anti-doping violation

The string of failed drug tests continues! Fresh off of his UFC 201 unanimous decision loss to Erik Perez, Francisco Rivera has been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test on July 23rd, a week prior to his UFC 201 scrap. Rivera spoke about the situation to MMAFighting, blaming the failed...

Aug 16, 2016 5:29 pm

UFC light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier clarifies who his next opponent will be

Earlier this afternoon UFC President Dana White shocked the MMA world when he gave a major update in regards to Jon Jones’ failed drug test case with the US Anti-Doping Agency. Jones was expected to fight current UFC light heavyweight champion and bitter rival Daniel Cormier in the headliner of last month’s UFC 200 event in Las...

Aug 16, 2016 3:28 pm

Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones USADA update

Tuesday afternoon UFC President Dana White shocked the MMA community as he gave a major update in regards to Jon Jones’ failed drug test case with the US Anti-Doping Agency. Jones, who was pulled from UFC 200 for a failed out-of-competition drug test, actually “did not take the drug everybody thought he took” according to...

Aug 11, 2016 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen ready to put friendship aside for Nick Diaz fight?

Just several weeks ago, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen, and MMA veteran Nick Diaz, both celebrated the end of their suspensions. Sonnen was suspended 2-years for a pair of failed drug tests back in 2014 prior to his scheduled fight with Vitor Belfort. After it was revealed that he failed the drug tests, Sonnen...

Aug 9, 2016 3:37 pm

UFC fighter flagged by USADA, won’t face suspension

News surfaced this week that ‘Ultimate Fighter: China’ winner Ning Guangyou failed a drug test for Clanbuterol. The failed drug test stems from a random out-of-competition drug test back in May. Interestingly enough, Guangyou will not be suspended for the infraction given that since 2011, WADA has been aware that failed drug tests for Clanbuterol...

Jul 28, 2016 8:26 am

Mark Hunt rips “f***ing hypocrite” Brock Lesnar

Mark Hunt has been on a verbal tear since it was revealed that his UFC 200 opponent, Brock Lesnar, had failed a pre-fight drug test in June, and another on fight night. Hunt has repeatedly put Lesnar on blast for the offense, in addition to putting Lesnar on blast, Hunt has put the UFC on...

Jul 25, 2016 2:48 pm

VIDEO | Mark Hunt is still pissed: ‘F— the UFC!’

Mark Hunt is still livid about Brock Lesnar’s Anti-Doping Policy violation. Hunt and Lesnar fought at UFC 200 where Lesnar was able to beat Hunt by unanimous decision on July 9. On July 15, news broke that Lesnar was flagged for a potential anti-doping violation. Since the news of Lesnar’s two failed drug tests came...

Jul 22, 2016 10:58 pm

Gilbert Melendez eyeing future fight with fellow veteran Eddie Alvarez

Back at UFC 188, Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez squared off in the co-main event of the highly anticipated card. Alvarez was looking to bounce back from a lopsided loss to Donald Cerrone, and capture his first UFC win. Melendez on the other hand was looking to return to the win column after a submission...

Jul 22, 2016 11:39 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ main event preview

Saturday afternoon in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC will hold it’s 20th event on Fox. In the main event, Holly Holm will square off against Valentina Shevchenko in a pivotal women’s bantamweight matchup. Also on the main card, top ranked lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Edson Barboza will square off in the co-main event. The fight will...

Jul 21, 2016 12:56 pm

Dana White fires back at “dirtbag” Bob Arum

In the wake of the UFC being sold for $4 billion, Top Rank Boxing CEO Bob Arum decided to take the opportunity to criticize the UFC and it’s fighters for a string of failed drug tests. Prior to the event, Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation, and after...

Jul 13, 2016 8:13 pm

Nevada Athletic Commission to hold hearing on extension of temporary suspension for Jon Jones

The Nevada Athletic Commission has set things in motion on dealing with Jon Jones and his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. MMA journalist Shaheen Al-Shatti tweeted on Wednesday, “The Nevada Athletic Commission will hold a ‘hearing on extension of temporary suspension’ for Jon Jones at its Mon. July 18 meeting.” The Nevada Athletic Commission will hold...

Jul 12, 2016 1:12 pm

Chuck Liddell bashes Jon Jones: ‘Don’t be crying, you know you took something’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell didn’t feel any pity for Jon Jones when he began crying at his press conference addressing the media about his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. Liddell spoke with MMA Mania about how he believes that Jones knowingly took banned substances, which resulted in the failed drug tests. “Don’t be...

Jul 5, 2016 1:34 pm

Frank Mir has asked the UFC to be released

Back in April, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir was notified that he had failed his ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’ post-fight drug test. Mir failed the test for oral turinabol metabolites, blaming the failed drug test on contaminated kangaroo meat. While there has been no word yet as to how long Mir will be suspended,...