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Jul 7, 2015 8:39 am

Eddie Alvarez Comments On Melendez Drug Test

UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez fought Gilbert Melendez at UFC 188, in Mexico City, and pulled out a close decision win over the former Strikeforce champion. News broke yesterday that Melendez had failed a drug test for UFC 188 and of course Alvarez had plenty to say on the matter. Alvarez took to Twitter and posted...

Jul 7, 2015 8:28 am

Al Iaquinta : ‘I Want To Slam My Head On The Desk’

UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta has now gone from fighting Bobby Green, to fighting Gilbert Melendez, to now fighting no one. Yesterday news surfaced that Melendez had failed a drug test from UFC 188 and will be suspended for a year. The UFC pulled him from his fight with Iaquinta scheduled for July 15 and now...

Jul 6, 2015 2:17 pm

UFC Fighters React to Gilbert Melendez’s Failed Drug Test

UFC confirmed on Monday afternoon that lightweight Gilbert Melendez has been suspended for a year due to a failed UFC 188 post fight drug test. In an official statement released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, they stated that his urine sample came back positive for “exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites”. UFC fighters took to social...

Jul 6, 2015 2:00 am

Anderson Silva Trains with Legendary Guru Dan Inosanto

Anderson Silva has not stopped honing his craft since getting suspended for failing his UFC 183 post-fight drug test. While the results for the test are now up in the air, Silva remains suspended from in-octagon action. Silva is making the most of his time away from the octagon, though! Here he is training with...


Jul 5, 2015 1:02 pm

Rony Jason To Sue CABMAA If Drug Test Is Reversed

Rony Jason walked into controversy after his swift first round win over Damon Jackson at UFC Fight Night 67 in May. Jason was quickly suspended from competition after CABMMA revealed he had tested positive for a banned diuretic. The suspension is expected to last nine months, but Jason is hoping to prove his innocence with...

Jul 5, 2015 10:07 am

Teammate: Jon Jones ‘being positive’, back to training every day

Jon Jones may be forced to sit on the sidelines because of his court case stemming from his April hit and run incident, but that doesn’t mean he has to stay out of the gym. The former, now suspended, UFC champion is back to training at the Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “He...

Jul 1, 2015 7:53 am

PEDS BE GONE! CSAC Surprise Testing All Upcoming UFC Fighters

  The California State Athletic Commission is taking the bull by the horns and really going after PED users. They have recently tested the full UFC 184 card with blood test and suspended two Bellator fighters, Mike Richman for two years and former champ Alexander Shlemenko for three. They are really going after it, regardless...

Jun 30, 2015 3:37 pm

CABMMA Gets In Bed With USADA To Abolish PEDs In MMA

It looks like the Brazilian Athletic Commission will be partnering with the United States Anti-Doping Agency. According to MMAFighting, USADA, the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA), the World Anti-Doping Agency and the Brazilian Agency of Doping Control (ABCD) all met in Brazil and discussed joining forces. The new UFC drug testing policy will start Wednesday...

Jun 29, 2015 1:40 pm

UFC Fight Night 70 Medical Report: Machida Sidelined Indefinitely

Lyoto Machida suffered his second consecutive loss in a row and has to pay the price for it. While he did receive a nice payday, he is being forced to sit on the sidelines indefinitely until he receives medical clearance for possible head injuries. Steve Bosse was also on a receiving end of a lengthy...

Jun 26, 2015 12:35 pm

Shlemenko Plans To Sue Commission Over 3-Year Suspension

“The participants of the tournament took five doping tests. There were only four in the laboratory. This calls into question the accuracy of the commission in this tournament. Secondly, I do not have the B sample – how do I justify myself? Third, there is a contract between the laboratory and WADA Athletic Commission, which...

Jun 26, 2015 7:06 am

Hector Lombard Set To Compete In August

  Looks like UFC welterweight Hector Lombard is ready to get back to competing. Lombard is currently suspended from MMA due to failing a drug test for steroids, but that doesn’t mean he can’t go back to his roots and complete at a few grappling events. Lombard will be competing at the 5 Grappling Tournament,...

Jun 23, 2015 4:50 pm

CSAC Suspends Former Champ For 3 Years Following Failed PED Test

Bad news for the former champion who got busted with a field drug test. Former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko was handed down a harsh penalty by the California State Athletic Commission today at a hearing. The fighter was suspended for three years and fined $10,000 for testing positive for steroid oxandrolone and oxandrolone metabolites...

Jun 18, 2015 9:21 am

FAILED! Brazilian Latest UFC Fighter To Pee Hot For PEDs

Bad news for Brazilian fighter Rony Jason. The UFC fighter tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, which is a banned diuretic. This comes from the Brazilian Athletic Commission, who released a stament saying that all fighters on the UFC Fight Night 67 were tested and only Jason’s came back positive. He will be suspended for nine months...

Jun 10, 2015 6:46 am

Gustafsson: ‘You’re Only The Real Champ If You Beat Jones’

Alexander Gustafsson will be getting another crack at the UFC light-heavyweight title when he takes on new champion Daniel Cormier. Even if Gus does take out Cormier, he won’t consider himself the real champion. Of course we all know what happened to Jones by now. Car crash, ran from the scene, hid from the cops,...

Jun 9, 2015 4:11 pm

California Leads Charge, Suspends Fighter For Two Years Following Failed PED Test

The California State Athletic Commission is not messing around anymore. Today, Executive Director Andy Foster announced that two fighters who fought on the Bellator 137, card failed their drug test. According to Foster, bantamweight Mike Richman and welterweight Fernando Gonzalez failed their test. Richman lost his fight and tested positive for a PED. Gonzalez won...

Jun 9, 2015 11:51 am

New England Patriots Player Finds Self In ‘Jon Jones Type’ Scandal

Is Jon Jones really that big of a trend setter? The former UFC champion was stripped of his title and suspended indefinitely after he was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run car accident. Reports say that a car rented in the Jones’ name crashed into another car, which had a pregnant female in it, then fled...

Jun 8, 2015 2:41 pm

Rothwell: ‘I Doubt Velasquez Will Fight the Same Once PED Testing Starts’

Ben Rothwell is basking in the glory of his win from Saturday night when he dominated “Meathead” Matt Mitrione at UFC Fight Night 68. Rothwell cut an interview after the fight which put the entire heavyweight division on blast, and he vowed he would become the UFC Heavyweight Champion. Rothwell has his sights set on...

Jun 4, 2015 12:22 pm

Galvao Takes Issue With Late PED Results In BJJ

The UFC just announced a partnership with the United States Anti-Doping Agency, or USADA, and already there’s some controversy surfacing. USADA works with multiple sports, including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu events, IBJJf world and pan ams. Top BJJ competitor Andre Galvao has an issue and a lot of questions in concern with the suspension of a past...

Jun 3, 2015 5:59 am

The Ultimate Fighter: ATT Vs. Blackzilians Ep. 7 Recap

ATT reflects on their current situation after their most recent loss. Coaches try to give them another pep talk, telling them they have to fight, “Show people who we are as a team.” Dana White reveals that both teams have the option to drop two fighters and choose two new fighters. It’s a decision both...

Jun 1, 2015 11:29 am

Brazil’s Commission May Follow in NAC’s Footsteps with Failed Drug Test Punishments

Fighters who tend to fight in Brazil more often than not need to double check everything they put in their bodies from here on out because their athletic commission (CABMMA) could be cracking down on drug test failures. The Nevada State Athletic Commission recently approved measures for more severe penalties for drug test failures. One...

Jun 1, 2015 7:59 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC Fight Night 67 Edition

UFC Fight Night 67 has come and gone and the medical suspensions are in. Thiago Alves walked out of the octagon with a deformed nose by time Condit was done with him, and he will be serving a 180 day medical suspension because of it. Tom Breese will also serve a major medical suspension of...

Jun 1, 2015 6:18 am

‘Josh Barnett… YOU’RE NEXT’

Hector Lombard is looking for action away from the octagon after getting suspended for a full year, and it looks like he has his sights set on Metamoris Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett! Lombard has been keeping busy in the gym and and will be competing at a major ADCC event this summer. I want you...

May 27, 2015 9:30 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC 187 Edition

The NSAC has released its full medical suspension list for UFC 187. The full list of medical suspensions, from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, is below. Daniel Cormier: Must have follow-up MRI before Nov. 1 Anthony Johnson: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to left eyebrow laceration. Chris Weidman: Suspended 45...

May 25, 2015 5:50 pm

UFC Veteran Frank Trigg Has No Sympathy for Jon Jones

Jon Jones is receiving a mixed amount of support and disgust from the mixed martial arts community. At the beginning of April, Jones allegedly caused a three car accident and proceeded to flee the scene of the crime where there was an injured woman. It was later discovered that condoms and a pipe were left...

May 25, 2015 2:11 pm

Daniel Cormier Believes Jon Jones Will ‘Get His Stuff Together’

Daniel Cormier was able to capitalize from Jon Jones’ mistakes and become the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion on Saturday evening. Jones was stripped of his championship in April after allegedly fleeing the scene of a car accident that he apparently caused. Jones turned himself in nearly a day later and was suspended from the octagon....

May 25, 2015 1:26 pm

Anderson Silva Bashes ‘Experts’, ‘I never had a juiced body’

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva wants it to be known that he has never been a cheater and never had a juiced body. “The Spider” failed a pre-fight drug test leading into his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz and has since been suspended. Silva took to Instagram and lashed out at the experts...

May 24, 2015 10:55 am

Bader Puts Cormier on Blast: ‘You Need To get YOUR S**t Together’

Ryan Bader is making it obvious that he wants to be next in line for a shot at Daniel Cormier’s UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. He wasted no time getting in the face of the newly crowned champion when he confronted him at the UFC 187 Post-Fight Press Conference! After the event, Bader tweeted the following:...

May 24, 2015 9:35 am

White on Cormier/Johnson: ‘It Went Exactly How I Thought It Would’

Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson met in the middle of the octagon at the main event of “UFC 187″. Cormier’s elite wrestling skills would ultimately be Johnson’s downfall as he repeatedly got taken down and ground out. Fatigue started to kick in after the first round concluded and it wasn’t long before Cormier was...