801 Search Results for suspended

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...

Dec 24, 2015 4:20 pm

Michael Bisping throws the first jab at Anderson Silva

It didn’t take long since the official announcement for UFC veteran Michael “The Count” Bisping to throw his first attack at former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Bisping tweeted: @SpiderAnderson see you in London my friend! Just leave the viagra out of it! #randomtesting — michael (@bisping) December 24, 2015 Silva at 40-years-old is coming...

Dec 24, 2015 9:15 am

Gleison Tibau fails second drug test

Earlier this month it was revealed that Gleison Tibau had been suspended for blood doping. Tibau subsequently released a statement in which he apologized for his actions, and also offered Abel Trujillo a rematch. Now, according to UFC.com, Tibau has failed a second drug test, this time an in-competition one. “The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)...

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 22, 2015 1:20 am

Two fighters from UFC on FOX 17 receive indefinite medical suspensions

Following the UFC on Fox 17 event that went down at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, two fighters received indefinite medical suspensions. On Monday, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation released the full medical suspension list to MMA Fighting as follows: C.B. Dollaway: Suspended indefinitely pending CT scan and doctor’s...

Dec 15, 2015 11:28 am

UFC FN 80 medical suspensions: Namajunas facing 6 month layoff

Thursday night in Las Vegas Rosa Namajunas put on an impressive performance to hand Paige VanZant her first loss. VanZant took quite a beating in the fight, however it was Namajunas who is facing the lengthy layoff after the fight. MMAFighting has the full list of medical suspensions: Rose Namajunas: Requires x-ray of left hand...

Dec 15, 2015 11:22 am

TUF 22 Finale medical suspensions: Edgar walks away injury free

At the TUF 22 Finale fight fans saw Frankie Edgar knock out Chad Mendes early in the first round. In addition we saw Ryan Hall win season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter, and a fight of the year candidate between Edson Barboza and Tony Ferguson. Below are the TUF 22 Finale medical suspensions courtesy of...

Dec 15, 2015 9:34 am

Wow! Jon Jones comments on new pound-for-pound rankings

The pound-for-pound debate is never ending. Experts, fans, and fighters themselves will all have their opinion on who the best pound-for-pound fighter is or was. That one “best” individual all comes down to one’s point of view and there will always be an argument coming in hot for the debate. In the recent UFC 194...

Dec 15, 2015 8:16 am

UFC 194 medical suspensions: McGregor potentially out 6 months

This past Saturday Conor McGregor made history as he ended the nearly 10 year reign of Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds to claim the UFC featherweight championship. In addition, Luke Rockhold defeated Chris Weidman to claim the UFC middleweight championship. Unfortunately, both fighters are now facing potential 6 month layoffs. The full medical suspension...

Dec 9, 2015 1:37 am

The White House responds to the ‘free Nick Diaz’ petition

The White House has responded to the petition that over 100,000 individuals have signed their name in support of Nick Diaz. After Diaz fought Anderson Silva in January, Diaz tested positive for marijuana, making it his third offense in Las Vegas. Diaz was suspended for five years and fined $165,000 by the NAC, which fans...

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 4:11 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...