717 Search Results for suspended

Apr 28, 2015 10:27 pm

‘My Belt and I Will Be Waiting For You On the Other Side, Jones.’

“You don’t kick a guy when he’s down. It was obviously disappointing. More than anything, all the stuff that Jones gets into is disappointing. This is a guy that has the world on his fingertips and he can’t seem to get out of his own way. Just get it together. Get it together, man. There...

Apr 20, 2015 3:27 pm

Hector Lombard Disappointed In His Own ‘Stupidity’

  UFC welterweight Hector Lombard failed his UFC 182 post-fight drug test and as a result was suspended by Nevada State Athletic Commission for a year. Lombard has yet to talk about the situation, until joining The MMA Hour on Monday. Check out what the top ranked welterweight had to say. “I’m very disappointed in...

Apr 16, 2015 8:41 pm

PSHH!! OLYMPICS? Brazil TKD Fighter Says Anderson Silva Is A Joke

“Let’s stop kidding. Myself and most of the tae kwon do athletes are fed up with this thing about Anderson Silva trying to apply for the Olympic Games. He can try just like anyone who is officiated by the regulations can. Many people are taking this very seriously, but I don’t think this is more...

Apr 15, 2015 6:51 am

Rockhold “DISGUSTED” With Lombard’s 12-Month PED Suspension

“Everyone speaks highly of the guy. His track record is simply amazing, but I’ll believe it when I see it. You see them making those efforts and then they try to make excuses for Anderson Silva. Anderson’s a legend, but the fact is, he got caught for using steroids and he should be punished. They’re...


Apr 6, 2015 10:58 am

Medical Suspensions Report — UFC Fight Night 63 Edition

  The medical suspensions for UFC Fight Night 63 have been released. Dustin Poirier, who won via first round TKO, got the longest suspension, with 60 days. Only four fighters overall reviewed suspensions, check those out below. Dustin Poirier: Suspended 60 days Ricardo Lamas: suspended 30 days Milana Dudieva: suspended 30 days Shamil Abdurakhimov: suspended...

Apr 1, 2015 1:59 am

WSOF 19 Medical Suspensions Report — AZ Recommends Retirement For One Fighter

The Arizona Boxing and MMA Commission is recommending the retirement of one fighter, following last week’s WSJ 19 event, and that’s not all. The commission has suspended twelve fighters overall, including main event fighters Justin Gaethje and Luis Palomino. Undercard fighter Eric Regan received a “safety recommendation to stop competing,” a rarity for a fighter...

Mar 23, 2015 1:05 pm

Medical Suspensions Report — UFC Fight Night 62 Edition

Last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 62 in Brazil was not without its casualties The night’s fights resulted in 24 suspensions, the majority of which are mandatory for precautionary reasons. But five of the night’s combatants have been served-up six-month suspensions, by CABMMA. Here’s the list: Demian Maia was suspended 30 days with no contact for...

Mar 17, 2015 11:42 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC 185 Edition

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has revealed its list of UFC suspended fighters, following last Saturday’s UFC 185 event in Dallas. All combatants will be forced to serve out the minimum term for precautionary reasons, however five men were suspended indefinitely, and will require medical clearance to resume training. UFC 185 took place...

Mar 12, 2015 11:42 am

Bellator’s Emanuel Newton Gets Popped For Puffing Ganja

Another failed drug test has hit the MMA world, this time coming from former Bellator light-heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton. Newton, who lost his title via decision in the Bellator 134 main event, tested positive for marijuana during his fight night drug test. The Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletics regulations has suspended him for 90 days,...

Mar 4, 2015 9:18 am

Ronda’s Mom Blogs: ‘She’s staying at 135’ — Here’s Why!

Should she, could she, would Ronda fight a man and win? Could she fight a Gorilla? Could she take on a bear? These are all very valid questions Momma Rousey addresses in her latest blog. Enjoy: Why 135 is a good number http://t.co/A7gB1Zfdg0 — DrAnnMaria (@DrAnnMaria) March 4, 2015 “For some people, success is like...

Mar 3, 2015 2:12 pm

Medical Suspensions: Rousey Gets 7 Day Term Following 14 Second Win

  The California State Athletic Commission has released their list of mandatory medical suspensions, following Saturday’s UFC 184 event. Ronda Rousey joins 12 other fighters from the night, who will all serve out a precautionary 7 day suspension. The rest of the event’s fighters weren’t so lucky. Raquel Pennington, Roan Carneiro, Roman Salazar, Tim Means,...

Mar 2, 2015 1:50 pm

UFC 184 Medical Suspensions: Pennington Out Up To 6 Months

This past weekend the UFC visited Los Angeles for UFC 184. The event was headlined by Ronda Rousey’s 14 second submission win over Cat Zingano. In the co-main event Holly Holm made her highly anticipated UFC debut, winning via split decision. Below are the medical suspensions from the event, which were obtained by MMAJunkie: Ronda...

Feb 25, 2015 2:44 pm

Medical Suspensions Report: Thatch, Miller Out Two-Months

Earlier this month, fight fans witnessed Benson Henderson’s successful move up to welterweight, where he defeated Brandon Thatch via submission. The win not only snapped a 2-fight skid for Henderson, but also put him on the map as a welterweight threat. Below are the medical suspensions for the event, which were obtained by MMAFighting: Cole...

Feb 24, 2015 2:55 pm

Medical Suspensions Report: ‘Mir vs. Bigfoot’ Edition

Following his fifth KO loss in eight fights, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva received the lengthiest of medical suspensions, following Sunday’s UFC Fight Night event, in Brazil. The big man will need to sit out two-months before returning to action. Preliminary card fighter William Macario is also out 60 days. The full list of medical suspensions is...

Feb 23, 2015 10:37 am

“UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” Medical Suspensions: Bigfoot Out For 2 Months

Porto Alegre Brazil played host to an exciting night of fights last night, that was topped off by Frank Mir snapping a 4-fight skid by getting a TKO win over Bigfoot Silva in the 1st round. Below are the medical suspensions from the event, which were obtained by MMAJunkie: Frank Mir: suspended 14 days with...

Feb 9, 2015 2:11 pm

Anderson Silva Passes Second Out-Of-Competition Drug Test

The NSAC revealed today that Anderson Silva passed a second drug test, issued on January 19th to test for HGH. The commission took a blood sample for the HGH test, and a urine sample for the PED test, which Silva also passed. The HGH testing was done at a Salt Lake City WADA-accredited Sports Medicine...

Feb 8, 2015 8:53 am

Cung Le Wanted To End Career With Bellator

Cung Le’s departure from the UFC was anything but a peaceful one. Following Le’s “UFC Fight Night: Macau” loss to Michael Bisping, it was announced Le tested positive for HGH, which led to the former Strikeforce champion to catch harsh criticism, especially given THIS picture he released prior to the fight. Le denied his use...

Feb 5, 2015 3:54 pm

“BIGFOOT”: Anderson is ‘absolutely’ innocent

Former UFC title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva is ‘absolutely sure’ that fellow Brazilian and former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is not guilty of anything. As a matter of fact, Silva believes that it is likely the doctor who is to blame and that “The Spider” was the ‘victim’ in this doping. His words (via...

Feb 4, 2015 8:00 am

Anderson Silva denies taking steroids prior to UFC 183

Yesterday, the NSAC announced that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for 2 performance enhancing drugs following his victory over Nick Diaz at last weekend’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. “The Spider” was tested for the banned substances on January 9, 2015, but according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission the results...

Feb 3, 2015 5:11 pm

Medical Suspensions Report — ‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Edition

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended 14 UFC 183 fighters, following last Saturday’s event. Topping the list are Tyron Woodley, Miesha Tate, Tim Boetsch, John Lineker, and Tom Watson, who all received six-month terms. The full list of suspensions is as follows: Nick Diaz: Suspended 45 days with no contact 30 days for facial...

Jan 14, 2015 10:35 am

Evans-Smith Issued Temporary Suspension For Banned Substance

e Entertaining UFC female, Ashlee Evans-Smith has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for the use of a banned diuretic in the lead up to her Octagon Debut at UFC 181. Evans-Smith, who did not contest the commission’s findings during a hearing meeting in Nevada, fought and lost to Raquel Pennington on...

Jan 14, 2015 10:26 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC on FOX 13 Edition

Seventeen UFC on FOX 13 fighters have received mandatory medical suspensions following December’s event in Phoenix. The Arizona Boxing and MMA Commission released the list of suspended UFC on FOX 13 fighters earlier this week, six of whom have been served with six-month terms. The full list of suspended fighters is as follows: Junior dos...

Jan 12, 2015 8:46 pm

NSAC Suspends Two Fighters For 9 Months Each

Earlier this week at a hearing, the NSAC suspended both James Wilson and Bryson Gutches for nine months each. Gutches, a WSOF fighter had his submission win over Sosian Abanokov overturned to a no-contest after he tested positive for a diuretic post-fight. He came clean about taking a pill from a woman he didn’t know,...

Jan 12, 2015 11:12 am

Randy Couture On Jon Jones Drug Test: ‘It Raises A Whole Bunch Of Questions’

Recently it was revealed that Jon Jones tested positive for Benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, in a pre-fight drug test. Following the announcement, many UFC fighters, fans, former fighters, and celebrities, began to give their thoughts on the situation. Randy Couture offered his thoughts on the situation in an interview with Submission Radio: “Well...

Jan 10, 2015 12:18 pm

Manager to NSAC: ‘Jon Jones can do coke, but this girl can’t take a flower?’

Yesterday we learned that UFC bantamweight fighter, Ashley Evans-Smith will likely be suspended, following an NSAC hearing on Monday, for using a banned substance to help her lose weight. She denies the allegations, however, the NSAC’s rulings, and drug tests are rarely overturned. The fighter manager fired off at the NSAC, through MMAFighting.com: “All her...

Jan 6, 2015 3:07 pm

Medical Suspensions Report: ‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ Edition

Thirteen UFC 182 fighters have been served with mandatory suspensions by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for injuries sustained while in combat. Topping the list is a set of four athletes who could be out up to six-months for various ailments. Nate Marquardt,Louis Gaudinot, Paul Felder, and Cody Garbrandt will need medical clearance to return...

Jan 2, 2015 11:01 am

No More Out Of Competition Drug Testing For The UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put their best foot forward in 2014, and made an attempt to rid their organization of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s). A costly out-of-competition drug testing campaign was put in place by the company that would ultimately back-fire, just a few months in. “Our legal team completed screwed that up,” echoed UFC...