640 Search Results for suspended

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...

May 18, 2015 7:26 am

Daniel Cormier: ‘The Emotions Of The Jones Fight Drained Me’

  UFC’s Daniel Cormier is set to make his second light-heavyweight title shot appearance in a very short span of time. Cormier challenged Jon Jones at UFC 182 in Jan. and ended up losing a 5 round war to the champ. Now, he will get another shot against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson, because of the situation...

May 17, 2015 12:33 pm

Carlos Condit: ‘Jon Jones Believes He’ll Be Back’

UFC welterweight is preparing for his big return to the octagon after being sidelined due to injury. Condit, who’s a teammate of former UFC champion Jon Jones, recently spoke on The MMA Hour about his pending return and of course about Jones, who is going through the struggles of dealing with his legal issues and...

May 15, 2015 11:40 am

NSAC Approves Measures For Lifetime Bans On Drug Users

The Nevada State Athletic Commission seems to be following UFC’s lead with more severe drug test enforcement as they have approved several new rules that are to be added to their book for drug test failure punishments. The UFC started to crack down on performance enhancing drug use in their promotion after Hector Lombard tested...

May 15, 2015 11:05 am

Referee And Judges Picks For UFC 187 Headliners

The officials for the two championship fights that headline and co-headline UFC 187 have been selected by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Friday morning. “Big” John McCarthy landed the duty of officiating the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The individuals set to judge the bout are Derek...

May 13, 2015 9:30 am

Dana White Talks Jon Jones’ Future with the UFC

In April, Jon Jones allegedly caused a three car accident that caused the injury of a pregnant woman driver who suffered a broken arm. Jones then apparently fled the scene after grabbing a handful of cash. Days later, Jones was stripped of his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship and suspended. Dana White appeared on “Off the...

May 7, 2015 1:03 pm

Rockhold: ‘Jones was a ticking time bomb… It was bound to happen!’

  The MMA world is still trying to wrap it’s head around the recent Jon Jones saga. The pound-for-pound top ranked fighter in the world and the now former UFC light-heavyweight champion, is now neither of those things. He was stripped of his title and suspended indefinitely following his arrest stemming from a hit-and-run car...

May 7, 2015 12:57 pm

Buchholz: Jon Jones Will “Probably Fight Again In A Year”

Will he come back or won’t he? That’s the question starting to pop up now that Jon Jones has been stripped of his title and indefinitely suspended from the UFC. It’s similar to the question that fans have been asking about another former UFC champion, Georges St. Pierre. Although the two situations are different, with...

May 6, 2015 9:03 am

Cormier: ‘Losing Jon Jones Hurts The Sport’

Now that Jon Jones has been suspended and stripped of his title, Daniel Cormier will be stepping in to fight Anthony Johnson for the chance to be the new light-heavyweight champ. Cormier spoke with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage about the news and discussed his thoughts on Jones’ actions and what the consequences may be. Ultimately,...

May 5, 2015 10:32 am

Manager: Jon Jones Should Still Be UFC Champion

Jon “Bones” Jones was stripped of his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship and suspended after running into legal trouble yet again. Jones allegedly abandoned the scene of a hit-and-run where a pregnant victim suffered a broken arm and turned himself in a day later. UFC officials were not happy with the way the situation was handled...