623 Search Results for suspended

Sep 14, 2015 5:15 pm

Nick Diaz reacts to five year suspension: NSAC is ‘way out of line’

A five year ban has been dealt to Nick Diaz by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing a post-fight UFC 183 drug test. Diaz tested positive for marijuana metabolites in one of his three tests and tried to prove his innocence, but the commission was having none of it. Diaz’s case seemed solid and...

Sep 14, 2015 3:43 pm

WATCH! Nick Diaz goes off on fighters using steroids after NSAC hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission decided the fate of UFC’s Nick Diaz during their hearing on Monday, and it isn’t good if you are a fan of the former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion. Nick Diaz has been suspended for five years for failing one of post-fight UFC 183 drug tests. He was also fined 33% of...

Sep 14, 2015 3:09 pm

UFC fighters react to Nick Diaz’s 5 year suspension

The verdict is in: Nick Diaz has been suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing one of his UFC 183 post fight drug tests. Diaz’s legal team and the commission went at it for over two hours on Monday afternoon and when it was all said and done, it was...

Sep 14, 2015 10:55 am

NSAC reveals Jake Shields’ punishment for WSOF 22 incident

August 1, 2015 was a historic and extremely busy night in the world of mixed martial arts. World Series of Fighting chose to rival Ultimate Fighting Championship by running “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” while Rousey headlined “UFC 190”. Of course, Rousey and company outdrew WSOF, but who would have thought WSOF would be talked...

Sep 12, 2015 12:01 am

WATCH! That Time Jon Jones And Frank Mir Went After Each Other

Jon Jones is still out of action, with no end in sight, following that alleged hit and run incident. The UFC suspended him indefinitely and stripped him of his title. He’s currently waiting to see if felony charges will be brought against him. We really haven’t seen much of Jones, aside from a little bit...

Sep 10, 2015 9:02 am

Phil Davis Refuses To ‘Poke Fun’ At Jon Jones

  In the past, former UFC and current Bellator MMA light heavyweight Phil Davis had no problem throwing verbal jabs at Jon ‘Bones’ Jones. These days, not so much. Davis and Jones had an ongoing beef for a little while. Davis did an interview saying Jones would crumble like a cookie, then Davis went to...

Sep 8, 2015 3:12 pm

UFC 191 Medical Report: Arlovski And Mir Face Potential 6 Month Suspensions

  UFC 191 didn’t bring us the slugfest we were expecting from former UFC heavyweight champions Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovksi, who met in the night’s co-main event. Instead we got three rounds of lackluster action, leading to a split decision win for Arlovski. Unfortunately, both fighters seemed to have walked away from the fight...

Sep 8, 2015 2:27 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I Need To Fight Jon Jones, Not Play With These Other Guys’

  UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is missing his arch nemesis, Jon Jones. The current champ, Cormier, recently spoke at the UFC’s ‘GO BIG’ press conference and said that he needs to fight Jones again. The first time they fought, Jones was the champion and ended up winning a unanimous decision over the then...

Sep 8, 2015 7:13 am

UFC Bantamweight’s 9 Month Suspension Is Over, Looks To Return ASAP

  UFC bantamweight fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith has been out of action for the past nine months because of a suspension. Smith was suspended after failing a post-fight drug test from UFC 181, where she fought Raquel Pennington. Smith has been serving her suspension and now it’s up and she’s looking to get back into the...

Sep 3, 2015 6:33 pm

Coach: ‘Holly Holm’s Training With Jon Jones Ahead Of Rousey Fight’

It looks like UFC bantamweight and upcoming title challenger Holly Holm has a secret weapon helping her train for UFC 193, and his name is Jon Jones. The former UFC light heavyweight champ is still out of action, indefinitely suspended by the UFC following his run in with the law regarding a hit and run...

Sep 3, 2015 4:44 pm

Former Bellator Champ Sues Athletic Commission Over PED Suspension And Fine

Former Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has filed a lawsuit against the California State Athletic Commission. The commission suspended Shlemenko following his KO win over Melvin Manhoef, after it was discovered that he failed his post-fight drug test. The commission handed down the harshest penalty it had ever given since regulating MMA, with a...

Aug 30, 2015 6:26 pm

WSOF VP: ‘I don’t think Palhares should think about fighting anymore’

Rousimar Palhares claimed to have turned a new leaf when he inked a deal with World Series of Fighting in 2014. He made his promotional debut against Steve Carl and, of course, held the inverted heel hook a bit too long. He followed that performance with a WSOF Welterweight Championship defense against Jon Fitch where...

Aug 30, 2015 6:02 am

“Rumble” Johnson speaks out on aftermath of “ugly” online rant

UFC light heavyweight top-contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson found himself in trouble with the UFC earlier in August when he posted an online-rant about an incident he had with an “ugly” woman at a local gym. While the UFC admitted to being disappointed in Johnson, he was never suspended when they ran a third-party-investigation. Johnson has...

Aug 23, 2015 10:17 am

UFC champ Weidman speaks out on Anderson Silva: “People don’t like liars”

Anderson Silva’s hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission did not go as the former middleweight champion had hoped. Silva tried his best to explain the fact that the positive test result was due to his ingestion of a tainted sexual performance pill, but the NSAC was not buying it and suspended Silva for a...

Aug 21, 2015 3:14 pm

Cung Le: ‘Dana White Tried To ‘Strong Arm’ Me Into Admitting PED Use’

Things between retired MMA fighter Cung Le and the UFC aren’t very good. Le is a plaintiff in the class action anti-trust lawsuit against Zuffa and recently spoke with fellow plaintiff Nate Quarry on a podcast and detailed the final year with the UFC and how things got really bad. Here’s Le talking about the...

Aug 20, 2015 11:33 am

Daniel Cormier: I Have A Mental Advantage Over Gustafsson’

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is gearing up to do battle with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192, where he’ll defend his belt for the first time. Cormier won the title after submitting Anthony Johnson in a fight to determine who would grab the vacant belt after former king Jon Jones was suspended and stripped....

Aug 20, 2015 9:05 am

Matt Brown Has ‘No Respect’ For Cheater Anderson Silva –– OK With Lifetime Ban

UFC welterweight, ‘The Immortal’ Matt Brown, recently talked about Anderson Silva’s one year suspension and stated that he’s all for Silva getting a lifetime ban. The fan favorite fighter didn’t hold back on ‘The Great MMA Debate’ podcast and said he has no respect for any cheater, including Silva. Check it out! “I have no...

Aug 20, 2015 3:38 am

Business As Usual –– Jones All Smiles Training With Cerrone And Sanchez

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been out of the spotlight for some time now, ever since the UFC suspended him and stripped him of his title. He hasn’t posted on social media, he’s done no interviews, he hasn’t even popped up in photos or anything. The guy’s gone off the grid. So...

Aug 19, 2015 9:00 am

Report: Mark Hunt vs. ‘Bigfoot’ Silva 2 To Take Place In November

A heavyweight rematch between Mark Hunt and ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is being targeted for November’s UFC 193 pay-per-view event in Australia. MMAFighting.com was first to report the news, stating that verbal agreements are in place from both parties. “The Super Samoan” and “Bigfoot” first met at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia in December of 2013....