590 Search Results for failed drug

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...

Sep 22, 2015 1:26 pm

Nick Diaz On Rousey Standing Up For Him: ‘I Hope She Didn’t Catch Heat For It’

It’s been over a week now since UFC fighter Nick Diaz was suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and fined $165,000. The suspension came after an alleged failed drug test at UFC 183. There were three different sets of tests results and only one came back saying he failed for marijuana....

Sep 21, 2015 11:37 am

Dana White: GSP is never coming back to UFC

In 2013, Georges St. Pierre dropped a bombshell on the mixed martial arts community when he announced his temporary retirement. The Canadian forfeited his role as UFC Welterweight Champion and ultimately revealed he wanted the sport to be cleaned up. Nearly a year later, UFC President Dana White announced a sponsorship between the company and...

Sep 15, 2015 11:13 am

UFC President Dana White Reacts To Nick Diaz’s Five Year Suspension

We have yet to hear a comment from the UFC regarding Monday’s NSAC hearing, where Nick Diaz was suspended for five years and fined $165,000 for his failed drug test. We’ve already heard from just about every fighter out there, with social media blowing up with #FreeNickDiaz shortly after the news came out. There’s no...

Sep 15, 2015 9:57 am

Nick Diaz’s Legal Team Aren’t Finished, Plan To Fight 5 Year Suspension

Nick Diaz was handed a highly controversial suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday. They gave him a five year suspension and fined him $165,000 for his failed drug test from UFC 183. Anderson Silva, who was Diaz’s opponent for UFC 183, also failed his drug tests, except his tested positive for steroids....

Sep 15, 2015 8:42 am

Cole Miller Responds To Nick Diaz Suspension –– Suggests Nevada Boycott

The MMA world caught fire on Monday when news of Nick Diaz’s five year suspension began to spread. The Nevada State Athletic commission handed down a highly controversial ruling, suspending Diaz for 5 years and fining him $165,000 for his failed drug test from UFC 183. He tested positive for marijuana, but his legal time...

Sep 15, 2015 6:55 am

Official White House Petition Filed For Nick Diaz

The MMA world exploded on Monday when the Nevada State Athletic Commission decided to suspend UFC fighter and former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz for five years and fined him $165,000 for a failed drug test from UFC 183, which was positive for marijuana. His legal team presented a very sound case, showing inconsistencies in the...

Sep 15, 2015 6:38 am

WATCH! The NSAC Badger Nick Diaz With Questions

On Monday, UFC fighter Nick Diaz appeared before the Nevada State Athletic Commission. He left that hearing suspended for five years and fined $165,000, stemming from his failed drug test at UFC 183. That failed drug test was for marijuana. Anderson Silva, his opponent that night, also failed his tests, except his tested positive for...