716 Search Results for suspended

Sep 21, 2015 1:58 pm

WATCH! Cormier looks at potential challengers in light heavyweight division

Ultimate Fighting Championship’s light heavyweight division has never seen an athlete at the level of Jon Jones. “Bones” walked into every fight looking for a way to finish or dominate his opponent and with the exception of Alexander Gustafsson, he achieved that. It seemed as if the only person who could knock Jones off his...

Sep 21, 2015 2:34 am

WATCH! Katt Williams comes out in support of Nick Diaz

As soon as it was revealed that Nick Diaz would be suspended for five years due to failing one of his drug tests at UFC 183, the mixed martial arts community came out in full support of the former Strikeforce champion. Everybody from Ronda Rousey to Gina Carano spoke out against the Nevada State Athletic...

Sep 19, 2015 10:26 am

Dana White Finally Comments On Nick Diaz Suspension

The UFC have yet to release any kind of statement regarding the Nick Diaz five year suspension. Even president Dana White has been quiet on the controversy, aside from saying that the NSAC doesn’t care what he thinks. Well at a recent Q&A White finally opened up a little more and talked about the five...

Sep 18, 2015 3:50 pm

Is Jon Jones Going To Get A Plea Deal?

From the looks of things, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones might be looking to get a plea deal in his felony hit-and-run case. Jones, back on April 26, allegedly ran a traffic light and wrecked his car into another, one that was driven by a pregnant women. Reports also say that he allegedly...


Sep 17, 2015 9:58 pm

Jon Fitch Blames Athletic Commissions For Rousimar Palhares Incident

It would make sense that former UFC welterweight Jon Fitch wouldn’t mind taking a few shots at the currently indefinitely suspended WSOF fighter Rousimar Palhares. After all, it was Palhares who injured Fitch’s knee and forced him to sit on the sidelines for almost a year. But no, Fitch actually says he wouldn’t mind giving...

Sep 17, 2015 11:20 am

Watch! MMA’S Best React To Nick Diaz 5 Year Suspension

On Monday, UFC fighter Nick Diaz was suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for five years and fined $165,000. This all came from a drug test from UFC 183, when Diaz fought Anderson Silva, that came back positive for marijuana. However, Diaz’s legal team, at least from this writer’s perspective, provided very sufficient evidence...

Sep 16, 2015 5:13 pm

Sonnen’s #FreeNickDiaz Shirts On Pace To Sell More Than Rousey’s DNB Shirts?

Almost immediately after Nick Diaz was suspended for five years and fined $165,000, former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen took to social media and began selling #FreeNickDiaz shirts. After that there were reports that Diaz’s lawyers said they were going to look into the sales because Sonnen didn’t have permission to use his name. Well, apparently...

Sep 15, 2015 1:09 pm

Nick Diaz Gets Five Years While Anderson Silva Gets One –– What?

UFC 183 was a huge event. In a fight many never thought we would see, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva took on former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz. Two of the very best strikers in MMA. It was also a big deal because it was Silva’s return, following his devastating leg break from that second...

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 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...

Sep 15, 2015 12:46 am

WATCH! The Internet Had Fun With Nick Diaz’s NSAC Hearing

The internet is a crazy place. If you can think of it, it’s most likely already out there. On Monday, at a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing, the board ruled to hand down a five year suspension and a $165,000 fine to UFC fighter Nick Diaz. The suspension was controversial to say the least. The...

Sep 14, 2015 6:04 pm

Chael Sonnen is already selling a “#FREENICKDIAZ” Shirt

Fighters of the octagon, men and women, are coming out of the woodworks to show their support for Nick Diaz after he learned of his five year suspension. The Nevada State Athletic Commission dealt the lengthy suspension on Monday evening after hearing the former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion’s defense for failing his one of his post-fight...

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...