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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...

Aug 7, 2015 3:57 am

Jake Shields Responds: ‘Palhares Has No Business Fighting’

WSOF welterweight Jake Shields suffered a loss at this past weekends WSOF 22 when he fought champion Rousimar Palhares, but that’s not even the worst part. During the fight he suffered several eye gouges and then when Palhares got the fight ending submission locked in, he held it and cranked it well after Shields tapped....

Aug 5, 2015 2:46 pm

Rousimar Palhares Breaks Silence––Accuses Shields Of Cheating

Now former WSOF welterweight champion, Rousimar Palhares, has finally come forward and given his side of the story, regarding WSOF 22 and his fight with Jake Shields. Palhares could be seen raking his hands over Shields eyes during the fight and was warned several times to stop. He also held onto the fight ending submission...

Aug 5, 2015 9:43 am

NSAC Brings The Hammer Down On Palhares And Shields Following WSOF Antics

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended both Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields following their title fight at WSOF 22. Palhares was already stripped of his title and suspended indefinitely by the promotion after he repeatedly scratched at Shields eyes and held onto a fight ending submission well after Shields had tapped. Shields has yet...

Aug 4, 2015 1:35 pm

WSOF 22 Medical Report: Shields Snags Possible 6 Month Suspension

WSOF 22 went down on Saturday night and had plenty of drama to go along with it. From the Diaz brothers brawl with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s crew, to the ridiculous actions by champion Rousimar Palhares in his title defense. Palhares repeatedly raked Shields’ eyes during the fight, then held onto the fight ending kimura way too...

Aug 4, 2015 10:21 am

WSOF Strips Rousimar Palhares Of Title, Suspends Him Indefinitely

WSOF 22 did not go down without its share of drama. Actually it had more than its share of drama, both in and out of the cage. There was a brawl between the Diaz brothers and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s crew and major drama in the cage between Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields. During there title fight...

Aug 4, 2015 9:05 am

UFC 190 Medical Report: Five Fighters Face Lengthy Suspensions

UFC 190 went down this past Saturday in Brazil and we once again witnessed the pure dominance that is Ronda Rousey. She flat out KO’d Bethe Corriea in 34 seconds, sending her face down to the mat. Now that the dust has settled a little we have the official medical suspensions, handed down by the...

Jul 31, 2015 5:00 am

Bones Knows! Former Champ Jon Jones Gives Life Advice To Kids

Well here’s our first look at former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones out in public, basically since he was suspended by the UFC. Apparently he’s doing well and can be seen here working with a Boys and Girls club. ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

Jul 27, 2015 2:00 am

Anderson Silva Gets Loud and Screams on Water Park Ride!

It should come to no one’s surprise that Anderson Silva has been active in training and learning in his dojo despite being suspended. Like a true martial artist, Silva still aspires to improve and learn new things every single day. However, even “The Spider” needs a Sunday Funday! Check out Silva’s latest foray into the...

Jul 20, 2015 9:53 am

Nick Diaz Gets Jail Time for DUI Cases

Nick Diaz’s absence from the octagon has not gone unnoticed. The UFC fighter failed a post-fight drug test at UFC 183 and a future hearing with the NSAC will decide his fate as a fighter. Diaz recently learned, however, that he will be serving jail time for an incident in September 2014. Diaz was arrested...

Jul 14, 2015 7:59 am

‘TUF: 21 Finale’ Medical Report: ‘Karate Hottie’ Might Face 6 Month Suspension

Fans were treated to a whole weekend of UFC action, with UFC 189 going down on Saturday and the ‘TUF 21 Finale’ taking place on Sunday. The finale had some really exciting fights and finishes, including Stephen Thompson’s highlight reel spinning heel kick that put Jake Ellenberger down. We also saw the successful debut of...

Jul 13, 2015 4:24 pm

UFC 189 Medical Suspensions: Rory MacDonald Served 6 Month Layoff

“UFC 189” could easily go down as the greatest event in Ultimate Fighting Championship history. Conor McGregor became the new king of the featherweight division while an injured Jose Aldo watched from the sidelines and the co main-event was a contender for “Fight of the Year”. Unfortunately, Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald will pay the...

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...