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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...

Jul 6, 2015 2:17 pm

UFC Fighters React to Gilbert Melendez’s Failed Drug Test

UFC confirmed on Monday afternoon that lightweight Gilbert Melendez has been suspended for a year due to a failed UFC 188 post fight drug test. In an official statement released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, they stated that his urine sample came back positive for “exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites”. UFC fighters took to social...

Jul 6, 2015 2:00 am

Anderson Silva Trains with Legendary Guru Dan Inosanto

Anderson Silva has not stopped honing his craft since getting suspended for failing his UFC 183 post-fight drug test. While the results for the test are now up in the air, Silva remains suspended from in-octagon action. Silva is making the most of his time away from the octagon, though! Here he is training with...

Jul 5, 2015 1:02 pm

Rony Jason To Sue CABMAA If Drug Test Is Reversed

Rony Jason walked into controversy after his swift first round win over Damon Jackson at UFC Fight Night 67 in May. Jason was quickly suspended from competition after CABMMA revealed he had tested positive for a banned diuretic. The suspension is expected to last nine months, but Jason is hoping to prove his innocence with...

Jul 5, 2015 10:07 am

Teammate: Jon Jones ‘being positive’, back to training every day

Jon Jones may be forced to sit on the sidelines because of his court case stemming from his April hit and run incident, but that doesn’t mean he has to stay out of the gym. The former, now suspended, UFC champion is back to training at the Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “He...

Jul 1, 2015 7:53 am

PEDS BE GONE! CSAC Surprise Testing All Upcoming UFC Fighters

  The California State Athletic Commission is taking the bull by the horns and really going after PED users. They have recently tested the full UFC 184 card with blood test and suspended two Bellator fighters, Mike Richman for two years and former champ Alexander Shlemenko for three. They are really going after it, regardless...

Jun 30, 2015 3:37 pm

CABMMA Gets In Bed With USADA To Abolish PEDs In MMA

It looks like the Brazilian Athletic Commission will be partnering with the United States Anti-Doping Agency. According to MMAFighting, USADA, the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA), the World Anti-Doping Agency and the Brazilian Agency of Doping Control (ABCD) all met in Brazil and discussed joining forces. The new UFC drug testing policy will start Wednesday...

Jun 29, 2015 1:40 pm

UFC Fight Night 70 Medical Report: Machida Sidelined Indefinitely

Lyoto Machida suffered his second consecutive loss in a row and has to pay the price for it. While he did receive a nice payday, he is being forced to sit on the sidelines indefinitely until he receives medical clearance for possible head injuries. Steve Bosse was also on a receiving end of a lengthy...

Jun 26, 2015 12:35 pm

Shlemenko Plans To Sue Commission Over 3-Year Suspension

“The participants of the tournament took five doping tests. There were only four in the laboratory. This calls into question the accuracy of the commission in this tournament. Secondly, I do not have the B sample – how do I justify myself? Third, there is a contract between the laboratory and WADA Athletic Commission, which...

Jun 26, 2015 7:06 am

Hector Lombard Set To Compete In August

  Looks like UFC welterweight Hector Lombard is ready to get back to competing. Lombard is currently suspended from MMA due to failing a drug test for steroids, but that doesn’t mean he can’t go back to his roots and complete at a few grappling events. Lombard will be competing at the 5 Grappling Tournament,...

Jun 23, 2015 4:50 pm

CSAC Suspends Former Champ For 3 Years Following Failed PED Test

Bad news for the former champion who got busted with a field drug test. Former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko was handed down a harsh penalty by the California State Athletic Commission today at a hearing. The fighter was suspended for three years and fined $10,000 for testing positive for steroid oxandrolone and oxandrolone metabolites...

Jun 18, 2015 9:21 am

FAILED! Brazilian Latest UFC Fighter To Pee Hot For PEDs

Bad news for Brazilian fighter Rony Jason. The UFC fighter tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, which is a banned diuretic. This comes from the Brazilian Athletic Commission, who released a stament saying that all fighters on the UFC Fight Night 67 were tested and only Jason’s came back positive. He will be suspended for nine months...

Jun 10, 2015 6:46 am

Gustafsson: ‘You’re Only The Real Champ If You Beat Jones’

Alexander Gustafsson will be getting another crack at the UFC light-heavyweight title when he takes on new champion Daniel Cormier. Even if Gus does take out Cormier, he won’t consider himself the real champion. Of course we all know what happened to Jones by now. Car crash, ran from the scene, hid from the cops,...