589 Search Results for suspended

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...

May 21, 2015 8:52 pm

Sonnen: ‘If Jones returns to immediate title shot none of this makes sense’

Jon “Bones” Jones was one of the most dominant champions in combat sports when he was holding the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Now, he is stripped of his title and suspended as a fighter until he takes care of his life outside of the octagon. If he can get his act together and make it...

May 21, 2015 8:29 pm

HOLY WHAT? Anderson Silva vs. Erick Silva Full Contact MMA Sparring

Anderson “The Spider” Silva and Erick Silva went at it during their sparring session today! It was full contact and both fighters landed some good shots. “The Spider” may be suspended, but that doesn’t mean he can’t stay in fight-shape! Check out the full video below! Treino com meu irmãozinho Erick Silva Um dos atletas...

May 21, 2015 9:50 am

“Cowboy” Sympathizes With Teammate Jon Jones

Jon “Bones” Jones is currently in the middle of some serious accusations and his life as he knew it flipped upside down. Jones once sat atop the light heavyweight division with gold slung over his shoulder. The legal troubles he got himself into not only forced him to be suspended, but the UFC stripped him...

May 21, 2015 8:00 am

Promoter Defends Emelianenko, Says He’s a Victim of ‘Political Persecution’

Aleksander Emelianenko was recently sentenced to four and a half years in prison after being convicted of assaulting a woman who was cleaning his house. The woman accused Emelianenko of beating her up, keeping her captive overnight and stealing her passport. Emelianenko’s last professional fight took place against Dmitriy Sosnovskiy in Coliseum Fighting Championships which...

May 20, 2015 2:59 pm

White — ‘Jon Jones Will Get Immediate Title Shot if He Returns’

UFC President Dana White confirmed that if Jon Jones were to return to the octagon, not only would he be at the top of the card but he would receive an immediate championship match. Jon Jones has had quite the couple of months outside of the octagon and this could be the news he needs...