601 Search Results for failed drug

Jan 2, 2016 12:01 pm

Bisping sees holes in Silva’s game

Since it was announced last month that Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva would be fighting in the main event of UFC Fight Night London on February 27th, there’s been a bit of back and forth banter between the two, mostly started by Bisping. First Bisping took to Twitter to tell Silva to leave the viagra...

Dec 31, 2015 3:11 pm

PHOTO | Official ‘Silva vs. Bisping’ fight poster

Since the announcement of Silva vs. Bisping last week, the MMA world has been anxiously awaiting the matchup. While since then we’ve seen Bisping throw some verbal jabs at Silva, as well as saying that he was blown away by Silva’s arrogance in regards to his failed drug test. Below you can see the official...

Dec 29, 2015 4:16 pm

Michael Bisping “blown away” by Silva’s arrogance

Michael Bisping is currently gearing up to fight Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC Fight Night London on February 27th. Ahead of the fight, Bisping started the trash talk on Twitter, telling Silva to leave the viagra out of his prep for this fight, an obvious insult at Silva’s failed drug test after...

Dec 22, 2015 5:59 pm

Sonnen updates fans on potential return

Since being suspended by the NSAC back on July 23rd 2014 for two years for a failed drug test, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Chael Sonnen will return to the UFC once his suspension is up. While he may be officially retired, his manager has been insistent that ‘The American...

Dec 4, 2015 8:47 pm

Gleison Tibau apologizes for blood doping

Friday afternoon it was revealed that UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau had been provisionally suspended after it was revealed that he potentially failed an out-of-competition USADA drug test. Following that announcement it was revealed that Tibau had failed a drug test for EPO, a form of blood doping. Tibau released a statement via MMAFighting about the...

Nov 25, 2015 4:58 pm

Joe Rogan vs Cris Cyborg: Cyborg Warfare

  Joe Rogan understands fighting. He received his black belt in Taekwondo at 15. At 20, he started judo and received his blue belt after one year of training. Rogan started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Carlson Gracie roughly twenty years ago. He also has a black belt from Eddie Bravo’s 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu gym. Rogan...

Nov 25, 2015 4:11 pm

Mirko Cro Cop gets 2 year suspension

Last month MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop withdrew from his UFC FN 79 bout against Anthony Hamilton and subsequently retired due to a shoulder injury. Shortly after Cro Cop announced his retirement, he released a second statement admitting that he used human growth hormone to treat the shoulder injury. Wednesday afternoon the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency...

Nov 13, 2015 8:19 am

PHOTO | Incredible Anderson Silva paintings

“Um grande presente de um artistas fantástico @fabioneryart DEUS abençoe” Translation: “A great gift for a fantastic artists fabio nery art God bless” A photo posted by Anderson Silva (@spiderandersonsilva) on Nov 13, 2015 at 3:36am PST Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva took to Instagram this week to show off some incredible paintings from...

Oct 31, 2015 8:27 am

NSAC Members receiving death threats over Nick Diaz suspension

Recently, when the NSAC handed Nick Diaz a 5-year suspension for a failed drug test for marijuana, the MMA community was outraged. The outrage spread, and suddenly many high-profile celebrities began backing Diaz and crying foul. A White House petition was started that earned the 100,000 required signatures thanks to the help of Cher, Wiz...

Oct 30, 2015 8:07 am

Palhares reacts to “unfair decision” handed down by NSAC

Yesterday former WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares appeared in front of the NSAC for unsportsmanlike conduct after once again holding a submission after his opponent tapped. The incident occurred at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura submission after Jake Shields tapped out. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened, and it appeared Palhares was still refusing to relinquish...

Oct 29, 2015 6:59 am

Michael Bisping is “permanently disfigured” from Belfort fight

Back in 2013 Michael Bisping was on the wrong end of a brutal head kick from Vitor Belfort. Bisping suffered a detached retina as a result of the knockout, and has since stated that he won’t fight another person who has a past of failing drug tests. Earlier this week Bisping stated that he no...

Oct 27, 2015 8:18 am

Luke Rockhold blasts “dirty” Vitor Belfort for cheating on “another level”

When it comes to Vitor Belfort’s past transgressions, fighters and fans are split right down the middle. While some see Vitor Belfort’s failed drug tests and PED usage as a thing of the past, others believe he should continue to be ostracized for them. Prior to Belfort’s appearance on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour podcast...

Oct 26, 2015 6:26 pm

FREE FIGHT! Mark Hunt vs. Cheick Kongo (Full)

Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will be looking to recreate their fight of the year candidate from December 2013 when they clash once again at “UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm”. Their last meeting ended in controversial fashion when it ended in a majority draw and it was later tainted by Silva’s failed drug test....

Oct 19, 2015 9:49 am

Wanderlei Silva: ‘I never tested positive but they want to ban me from MMA’

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has been receiving criticism from all angles ever since they decided to suspend Nick Diaz for five years as a result of a failed drug test for marijuana. Everybody from Ronda Rousey to musical and fashion icon Cher spoke out in support of Diaz, and now Wanderlei Silva is giving...

Oct 15, 2015 8:38 am

Diaz Brothers Thank All 100K-Plus For Signing White House Petition

It’s still pretty crazy to think that Nick Diaz’s White House petition was able to get its 100K signatures, and then some. I mean, we all know that MMA fans love them some Nick Diaz, but just think about that. 100,000 people decided to take a few moments and sign a petition supporting a UFC...

Oct 15, 2015 7:22 am

Nick Diaz’s Lawyer Responds To The 100,000 Petition Signatures

On Wednesday the MMA community achieved something great by coming together to exceed the required goal of 100K signatures on the official White House petition for Nick Diaz. The petition had until the 16th to get to 100K but after a late rally from MMA fans we were able to smash through the goal and...

Oct 9, 2015 5:15 pm

Report: Joe Warren Tests Positive For Marijuana Following Bellator 143

It looks like former Bellator bantamweight and featherweight champion Joe Warren tested positive for marijuana following his win over LC Davis at Bellator 143. That’s according to a report from themmareport.com. The report says that Warren failed his post fight drug test, barely going over the allowed marijuana metabolite limit. In fact his level was...

Oct 6, 2015 5:25 am

Wanderlei Files Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit, Using Belfort Test As Grounds

The latest in the UFC vs. Wanderlei Silva legal battle is that the MMA legend will now be looking to get the lawsuit filed against him dismissed. The UFC filed a complaint of “Intentional Misconduct” against Silva on July 29th, after the fighter put up several posts on his Facebook, accusing the promotion of fixing...

Sep 25, 2015 12:01 am

FLASHBACK! Nick Diaz Competes In Old School Bare Knuckle MMA Fight

UFC fighter Nick Diaz has been fighting for a long time. The former Strikeforce champ is currently out of action because of the highly controversial five year suspension ordered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for Diaz’s alleged failed drug test from UFC 183. The MMA world has been in an uproar since then, signing...

Sep 24, 2015 12:36 am

Anderson Silva And Fabricio Werdum Get Swarmed By Fans In Russia

Regardless of his current situation, with the failed drug test and strange excuse, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is still one of the most recognizable and adored fighters in MMA. Case in point, this video showing him and current UFC heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum surrounded by tons of fans in Dagestan, all trying to...