634 Search Results for suspended

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....

Aug 16, 2015 5:15 pm

Bas Rutten: Anderson Silva changed his story three times

Anderson Silva’s controversial drug test from UFC 183 is finally behind him, no matter how unfavorable the consequences are. The Nevada State Athletic Commission listened to everything Anderson Silva and his representatives had to say about his UFC 183 drug test failure and still chose to suspend him for a year, as well as fine...

Aug 16, 2015 3:15 pm

Chael Sonnen’s gives his take on Anderson Silva’s ‘silly’ defense

Anderson Silva’s hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission has come and gone and it was as bizarre as it could have been. Regardless of what hit Salt-N-Pepa songs played during the conference call, the verdict is in and “The Spider” is officially suspended for a calendar year from his failed drug test. Silva claimed...

Aug 15, 2015 2:56 pm

UFC Rankings Update: Anderson Silva Has Been Removed From P4P List

So this is common practice for the UFC, removing fighters from the rankings if they are suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, or the UFC, for PED use. Still, it’s a big shocking not to see former middleweight champion Anderson Silva on the list. The UFC updated their rankings shortly after Silva was suspended...

Aug 15, 2015 5:13 am

Chris Weidman vs. Jon Jones? –– The Champ Says Absolutely!

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will face challenger Luke Rockhold at UFC 194. After that? Who knows, maybe he’ll fight former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. In a recent Q&A via the New York Mets Twitter account, Weidman answered questions from fans that ranged from all sorts of topics. One of them had to do...

Aug 14, 2015 4:44 pm

Chael Sonnen Hints That He Wants Anderson Silva Rematch

Is former UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen hinting that he wants a third fight with Anderson Silva? The ‘OG’ himself sent out a very cryptic Tweet on Thursday with the message ‘#oneMoreTime’. So what does this have to do with Silva. Well the tweet was sent out very shortly after Silva’s highly publicized hearing with the...

Aug 14, 2015 6:30 am

Anderson Silva’s First Social Media Post Since Suspension

Anderson Silva did not get the outcome he was hoping for at yesterday’s NSAC hearing. He appeared in front of the commission, with his lawyer and manager and basically caused more damage than had been done before. Their defense went on for probably several hours and consisted of constant story changing, strange translator problems and...

Aug 13, 2015 11:04 am

NSAC Suspends Rousimar Palhares And Jake Shields For Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Today at the Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing it was announced that World Series of Fighting’s Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields have been suspended for unsportsmanlike conduct following their WSOF 22 scrap. The suspension is temporary and will hold in place until their disciplinary hearing which is scheduled for Sept. 14. Shields was suspended for...

Aug 10, 2015 1:27 pm

Nick Diaz’s hearing with the NSAC gets ANOTHER delay

Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva were both originally scheduled to meet with the Nevada State Athletic Commission on August 13th at a hearing which will decide the fate of their suspensions. Scheduling conflicts will forbid Diaz from attending this Thursday’s meetings, however. A representative of Diaz has confirmed that his attorney will not be able...

Aug 10, 2015 2:02 am

Palhares releases official statement, speaks out on getting stripped of WSOF title

The dust has settled and decisions have been made. Rousimar Palhares has officially been stripped of his role as World Series of Fighting’s welterweight champion due to his actions inside the decagon at “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields”. Palhares has chosen to break his silence on being stripped of the championship and spoke out about...