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Feb 12, 2016 10:03 am

Michael Bisping claims Anderson Silva ‘was cheating his whole career’

Michael Bisping is not letting anyone forget that Anderson Silva tested positive for banned substances. The former UFC middleweight champion is returning to his first fight since being suspended by the NAC after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Although Silva’s NAC hearing seemed less than professional at times, they ultimately served Silva a one-year...

Feb 10, 2016 3:13 pm

New details emerge regarding Yoel Romero’s failed drug test

It was announced last month that UFC middleweight #1 contender Yoel Romero had failed a drug test following his fight with Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza at UFC 194 in December. Romero was suspended indefinitely while the UFC and USADA made sense of the situation before the NSAC set a date for a hearing with the NSAC....

Feb 9, 2016 2:36 am

UFC Fight Night 82 medical suspensions: Six fighters potentially out for six months

UFC Fight Night 82 was a night full of action and it did not go without injuries. Main event standout Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson may be out for six months with an ankle injury after his highlight performance putting away the former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in the first round. The complete list of UFC...

Feb 9, 2016 1:39 am

WATCH! Jon Jones addresses everyone talking about his speeding ticket!

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones feels like the smallest things in his personal life are going to be blown up by the media. If any of those small things move the needle with any of his fans or critics, he is absolutely right. Jones was recently buzzing in the media after court documents...


Feb 8, 2016 2:30 pm

Watch out! Bad Sportsmanship in MMA? Or untimely accidents? You decide

Not all fouls in MMA are a result of a fighter intentionally wanting to break the rules, but there are some that aim to do just that. So whether it’s an ‘accidental’ eye poke that leads on to much worst, this video has a little of everything that will have you questioning their intentions.

Feb 8, 2016 12:28 pm

Rep for Jon Jones addresses recent traffic citation received on January 31, 2016

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is making headlines in the news once again for legal issues. Denise White, a representative for Jon Jones told MMA Junkie that Jones was speeding on January 31, 2016 and was issued a citation. “He will be in traffic court on Wednesday like everyone else that gets a...

Feb 5, 2016 6:39 pm

On This Day: Anderson Silva KOs Vitor Belfort with front kick

On this day in MMA history Anderson Silva knocked Vitor Belfort out at UFC 126 back in 2011. The win was Silva’s 10th title defense in the UFC, and became one of the most iconic knockouts in the history of not only the UFC, but the sport of MMA as well. Fast forward 5 years...

Feb 4, 2016 9:19 am

Anderson Silva: Chris Weidman rematch will be “tougher fight” for Luke Rochold

In the co-main event of UFC 194 Luke Rockhold defeated Chris Weidman via 4th round TKO to claim the UFC middleweight championship. Rockhold’s win was so dominant that many were wondering whether or not Weidman would get an immediate rematch. In addition, on the main card of UFC 194 Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza via...

Feb 2, 2016 1:59 pm

On This Day: Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic gets soccer kick TKO win

On this day in MMA history, legendary fighter Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic picked up an impressive 1st round TKO win 12 years ago at Pride 27. The win for Cro Cop came by way of soccer kick, and was just Cro Cop’s 11th professional fight. It extended his professional record to 8-1-2. In addition, it...

Jan 28, 2016 11:43 am

WATCH! Anderson Silva training for Bisping will get you psyched for his return!

Don’t confuse a defeat with failure or a victory with success. In a life of a champion there will always be some losses, just like in the life of a some looses there will be some victories. The difference is that when a champion grows with his defeat, a looser gets comfortable with his victory....

Jan 21, 2016 11:45 pm

WATCH! 225-pound Jon Jones training and looking like a savage!

[ooyala code=”piZWVkMDE6xitRqF0RYOJtu_Q09jglNA” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] The former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones shared some training footage to his Instagram account on Thursday. In on of his posts from Thursday, Jones said that he was “225-pounds 12 weeks out.” While there is no confirmed fight for Jones set from the UFC, Jones and...

Jan 20, 2016 10:37 am

Kenny Florian surprisingly has this to say about Dominick Cruz’s post-fight insult

“Kenny Florian, stop copying and pasting man.” Those were the words from Dominick Cruz in his post-fight interview in the Octagon after taking the UFC bantamweight belt from T.J. Dillashaw. The verbal jab from Cruz was regarding Kenny Florian’s recent case of plagiarism on a fight breakdown he did on the FOX Sports website, which...

Jan 18, 2016 2:13 pm

Dominick Cruz explains why he roasted Kenny Florian in Octagon interview

Dominick Cruz didn’t let the punches stop after his five-round fight with T.J. Dillashaw on Sunday. Cruz reclaimed the UFC bantamweight champion title with a split decision win over Dillashaw and threw a stiff jab at fellow UFC analyst Kenny Florian in his interview in the Octagon after being awarded the victory. “Kenny Florian, stop...

Jan 18, 2016 11:41 am

Jon Jones using words from Dominick Cruz as an inspiration for his comeback

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was closely watching the UFC Fight Night 81 event on Sunday night. Jones who has been out of competition after being suspended and stripped of his title for legal troubles back in 2015 is looking at the new bantamweight champion for inspiration in his own return to the...

Jan 14, 2016 10:39 am

UFC VP confirms Vitor Belfort turned down Anderson Silva fight, and for good reason

The UFC offered veteran Vitor Belfort the opportuntiy to avenge his loss to Anderson Silva for Silva’s return fight after being suspended for testing positive for banned substances. Michael Bisping had gone on record to say that Belfort was offered the fight first, but said Belfort turned it down. It appears that was the case,...

Jan 13, 2016 5:22 pm

Dana White likes idea of Diaz vs. Lawler II

It’s been over a decade since Nick Diaz and Robbie Lawler fought at UFC 47 on April 2nd 2004, however both men are still at the top of the fight game nearly 12 years later. In their first meeting, Diaz picked up an impressive 2nd round KO win over Lawler, in just his 2nd UFC...

Jan 13, 2016 7:08 am

WATCH! Scrum after Nick Diaz’s suspension was reduced

Yesterday news broke that Nick Diaz and the Nevada State Athletic Commission had reached a settlement in regards to his 5 year suspension for marijuana. The terms of the settlement were that Diaz would be retroactively suspended 18 months, and would pay a $100,000 fine. Given the date of his past fight, his suspension will...

Jan 7, 2016 3:20 pm

NSAC expected to make ruling on Diaz suspension on January 12th

MMA fans have been anxiously awaiting news on the NSAC’s settlement talks with Nick Diaz following an uproar stemming from their harsh 5 year suspension due to Diaz failing a drug test for marijuana. According to MMAFighting the commission could be making a ruling on the settlement talks as early as their meeting next Thursday...

Jan 2, 2016 8:15 am

Chiesa calls for marijuana to be removed from banned substance list

Yesterday at a pre-UFC 195 weigh-in Q&A, top ranked UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa and top ranked women’s strawweight Rose Namajunas participated in a Q&A with fans. Over the course of the Q&A, the topic of marijuana came up, which led to Chiesa saying what’s on the mind of many, including Nick Diaz. “Take marijuana off...

Dec 27, 2015 11:58 pm

Did Daniel Cormier just say he would get knocked out by Conor McGregor?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has earned the respect of the light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Cormier tweeted the following in an ode of respect to the famous Irishman: After what I've seen this year I gotta say if I was fighting Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) I'd be asleep lol pic.twitter.com/ylEON82fCS — Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) December...

Dec 27, 2015 10:41 pm

New opponent for Gerard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 83 announced

An opponent for Middleweight UFC veteran Gegard Mousasi has been named for UFC Fight Night 83 taking place in London. Mousasi posted on his Facebook page that he will be meeting Thales Leites in the Octagon on Feb. 27 but later deleted the post. Initially, Mousasi was set to face Michael Bisping at the London...