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Sep 6, 2016 11:32 am

Ohio Athletic Commission justifies giving CM Punk license to fight

With less than a week until CM Punk makes his highly anticipated UFC debut against Mickey Gall on the main card of UFC 203, many have begun to question the Ohio State Athletic Commission’s decision to grant Punk, real name Phil Brooks, the license to fight on Saturday. Fox Sports released several episodes of the...

Sep 2, 2016 11:50 am

Matt Hughes weighs-in on formation of Fighter’s Union

Following UFC 200, veteran heavyweight Mark Hunt called for the formation of a fighter’s union after it was revealed that his opponent at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar, failed a pre-fight drug test as well as a fight night drug test. Shortly after, it was announced that several fighters began working together, and with the help...

Aug 29, 2016 6:20 am

Dana White on Vince McMahon: “He’s an animal and I respect it”

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey shocked fans in March of 2015 when she jumped into the pro wrestling ring with “The Rock” at WrestleMania 31. Earlier this summer former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar made waves when he returned to the octagon for a fight with Mark Hunt at...

Aug 24, 2016 11:53 am

Jon Jones & Brock Lesnar potentially face reduced suspensions from USADA

With just 48 hours to go until UFC 200, Jon Jones was pulled from the card for failing a random, out-of-competition drug test back in June. Jones has maintained his innocence throughout the entire process of appealing his failed drug test, with USADA looking into the possibility of a contaminated substance being the reason for...


Aug 24, 2016 9:10 am

Brock Lesnar fined for accidentally knocking out WWE opponent

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made his return to the WWE ring this past weekend at the WWE’s ‘Summerslam’ Pay-Per View event where he wrestled Randy Orton. The match was the first for Lesnar following his UFC 200 win over Mark Hunt, after which it was revealed that he failed a random out-of-competition drug...

Aug 23, 2016 9:03 am

Brock Lesnar’s temporary suspension extended by NSAC

In the wake of UFC 202, the NSAC has ruled to officially extend Brock Lesnar’s temporary suspension. Lesnar, who defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision on the main card of UFC 200, failed an out of competition drug test prior to the fight, as well as a fight night drug test. This led Mark Hunt...

Aug 22, 2016 6:15 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar not ruling out a return to the UFC

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is not ruling out a return to the octagon. “The Beast” returned to the UFC after a five-year hiatus last month to fight at this summer’s blockbuster UFC 200 event, where he scored a unanimous decision victory over former title challenger Mark Hunt. However, shortly after his comeback victory...

Aug 21, 2016 12:37 pm

Conor McGregor earned the highest payday in UFC history last night

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor earned a majority decision victory over Nate Diaz in a welterweight bout which headlined last night’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas. According to a report from MMAFighting, the Irish superstar made a disclosed $3 million for his victory over “The Stockton Slugger”. Nate Diaz apparently earned $2 million for...

Aug 17, 2016 1:26 pm

Dana White breaks silence on reports of fighter union

During the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference Wednesday afternoon, UFC President Dana White appeared in front of media members along with several fighters that will fight on this Saturday’s UFC 202 card. One of the first questions that was asked was in regards to the reports of the formation of a fighter’s union this month...

Aug 13, 2016 10:18 am

VIDEO | MMA stars and legends discuss formation of Fighter’s Union

This week, history was made as the Fighter’s Union was officially formed. The news certainly shook the MMA world to its core, however just weeks prior to the official announcement, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt called for fighters to unionize after it was revealed that Brock Lesnar failed not only an out-of-competition drug test, but also...

Aug 11, 2016 9:17 pm

Cung Le calls on fighters to join MMA Fighters Association

This week, it was revealed that the Mixed Martial Arts Fighters Association was officially formed as part of the Professional Fighter’s Association. The news comes on the heels of UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt calling for fighters to unionize after it was revealed that Brock Lesnar had failed a pre-fight and fight night drug test revolving...

Aug 7, 2016 2:15 pm

USADA did not expedite Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 results

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returned to the octagon after a five-year layoff and was able to defeat perennial contender Mark Hunt via unanimous decision at last month’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Five days after the blockbuster event, the UFC was informed by its anti-doping partner USADA that Lesnar had tested positive...

Aug 7, 2016 12:59 pm

Two former champions removed from the UFC rankings

Earlier today news broke that current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been removed from the UFC rankings. Well two other former UFC title holders were also removed from the UFC ranking over the weekend, as both Brock Lesnar and Lyoto Machida are no longer listed. Brock Lesnar defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous...

Aug 5, 2016 3:45 pm

Conor McGregor roasts Brock Lesnar and the rest of the WWE ‘puss–s’

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz were asked questions from the media on a UFC 202 conference call ahead of the August 20 card that the two fighters will headline. When asked about Brock Lesnar’s return to the Octagon at UFC 200, McGregor was blunt with his opinion that blanketed most of professional wrestling. McGregor: @WWE...

Aug 2, 2016 5:31 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold discusses PED problem in MMA

The topic of PEDs in MMA is certainly the buzz of the MMA community following UFC 200. Just two days prior to the event, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from his main event scrap with Daniel Cormier after it was announced that he failed an out-of-competition drug test back in June....

Aug 1, 2016 1:33 am

New York lawyers attempting to create union for UFC fighters?

The talk about a fighter’s union has been floating around for quite some time. Most recently, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has been very vocal about fighters needing a union after his opponent Brock Lesnar tested positive for banned substances. Apparently UFC women’s strawweight Angela Magana was recently contacted by some lawyers in New York that...

Jul 29, 2016 11:48 am

VIDEO | Dana White answers some tough questions on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

UFC President Dana White was a guest on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and talked about some of the recent happenings surrounding him and the always entertaining Kimmel presented White with some interesting questions. With the recent issues that Mark Hunt has had with the UFC following Brock Lesnar’s Anti-Doping Policy violations, Kimmel asked White, “Are you...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 26, 2016 5:37 pm

WWE will not punish Brock Lesnar for failed UFC drug tests

Brock Lesnar’s successful UFC 200 return may be tarnished from his pair of failed drug tests, however the WWE will not be punishing the former UFC champ for his infractions in the combat sports world. Lesnar failed a random drug test back in June prior to his UFC 200 clash with Mark Hunt, and also...

Jul 23, 2016 9:13 am

UFC won’t fine Jon Jones or Brock Lesnar for failed drug tests

Since it was announced that Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones failed drug tests prior to, and after, UFC 200 there has been much speculation as to how long both men would be suspended, and whether or not they would face fines. Mark Hunt, who fought Lesnar at UFC 200, also demanded 100% of Lesnar’s whopping...

Jul 22, 2016 8:42 am

#FBF | Brock Lesnar storms out of interview when asked about steroids

Earlier this month at UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made his successful return to the Octagon as he defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision, utilizing his wrestling to control the fight. Following the fight, it was announced that Lesnar had failed an out-of-competition drug test back in June, and also failed a...

Jul 19, 2016 4:45 pm

Brock Lesnar’s failed drug test repercussions could go beyond NSAC

With the news of Brock Lesnar failing two drug tests for his UFC 200 bout with Mark Hunt, one out-of-competition, and one fight night, many are wondering what the repercussions will be for the former heavyweight champ. Given the precedent set by the NSAC in the past, many are expecting Lesnar to be fined and...

Jul 16, 2016 2:06 pm

Chael Sonnen rips Brock Lesnar for failed drug test

This week, news surfaced that former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar, had failed a pre-UFC 200 drug test. Immediately, the MMA community began ripping Lesnar to shreds over the “potential anti-doping violation” with his UFC 200 opponent, Mark Hunt even going as far as to demand 100% of Lesnar’s purse for the event. Former UFC...

Jul 16, 2016 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Kevin Hart on Brock Lesnar: I like Brock Lesnar, but you can’t cheat

Friday evening news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had failed a random USADA drug test back in June prior to his UFC 200 scrap with Mark Hunt. In the wake of the announcement, Mark Hunt demanded that the UFC give him 50% of Lesnar’s $2.5 million purse, or release him from his...

Jul 16, 2016 11:38 am

Roy Nelson bashes Dana White over Brock Lesnar failed drug test

The UFC has received quite a bit of criticism in the wake of the US Anti-Doping Agency revealing that Brock Lesnar failed a drug test in June prior to his UFC 200 co-main event scrap with Mark Hunt. Mark Hunt demanded that the UFC give him 50% of Brock Lesnar’s $2.5 million purse, then ultimately...

Jul 16, 2016 8:43 am

USADA gives details on Brock Lesnar’s other drug tests

Despite the UFC waiving the mandatory 4 month transitionary period for fighters coming out of retirement, during which they are subject to random USADA drug testing, USADA managed to test Brock Lesnar 6 times in 1 month leading up to his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Saturday morning, USADA spokesman Ryan Madden revealed to...

Jul 16, 2016 7:58 am

Brock Lesnar issues brief statement on potential anti-doping violation

Friday evening, it was revealed that the US Anti-Doping agency had informed the UFC of a “potential anti-doping violation” for Brock Lesnar stemming from a June drug test. Lesnar’s opponent for UFC 200, Mark Hunt, was quick to release a statement on the matter, demanding the UFC give him 50% of Lesnar’s massive purse for...