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Jul 19, 2016 10:22 pm

Demian Maia vs. Carlos Condit pulled from UFC 202, moved to FOX card

With just over a month to go until UFC 202 on August 20th, where Conor McGregor & Nate Diaz will square off in their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, the UFC has made a pretty big adjustment to the card. Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia, which was expected to be on the pay-per view portion of...

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 19, 2016 4:27 pm

Mark Hunt still has “no answers” regarding Brock Lesnar’s failed drug tests

Last week, it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had failed an out-of-competition drug test prior to UFC 200. Immediately, Lesnar’s UFC 200 opponent, Mark Hunt, called for the UFC to give him 50% of Lesnar’s massive $2.5 million purse for the event, or for them to release him from his contract....

Jul 19, 2016 3:50 pm

New details emerge regarding Brock Lesnar’s failed drug tests

Just two days before UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from his headlining bout with Daniel Cormier after being notified of a potential anti-doping violation. In the days following UFC 200, it was reported that Jones failed the drug test for an estrogen blocker. The following weekend, it was revealed...


Jul 19, 2016 2:29 pm

Brock Lesnar fails second in-competition drug test from night of UFC 200

The UFC was notified on Tuesday that Brock Lesnar failed a second drug test, this time from a sample collected on his UFC 200 fight day. The UFC released the following statement on Tuesday: “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Brock Lesnar that his in-competition sample collection...

Jul 19, 2016 12:42 pm

Mark Hunt apparently channels inner Dana White and snaps at fan to ‘f–k off’

In the midst of all the buzz surrounding Brock Lesnar’s potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, Mark Hunt has been very vocal on the subject. Hunt, who lost a unanimous decision to Lesnar at UFC 200 has stated that he wants a certain amount of Lesnar’s fight purse, or wishes to be immediately released from the UFC....

Jul 19, 2016 12:00 pm

PHOTO | Mark Hunt embraces Brock Lesnar memes, roasts Lesnar fans

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt is not happy that Brock Lesnar popped for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation after they fought at UFC 200. Hunt has a right to be upset, now that this is his third UFC opponent that has popped for banned substances, with Lesnar being the most recent following Antonio Silva and Frank...

Jul 19, 2016 11:07 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm comments on PED use and Jon Jones’ situation

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is a close friend and teammate of Jon Jones. With the recent news of Jones’ popping for banned substances, “Bones” has been a big topic of conversation and with Holm fighting this weekend, she was surely asked about her friend’s situation by the media. Holm recently spoke about...

Jul 19, 2016 11:01 am

VIDEO | Urijah Faber predicts Nate Diaz defeats Conor McGregor once again

In almost exactly one month, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will square off in their highly anticipated welterweight rematch. The fight will go down on August 20th, and will headline UFC 202. Ahead of the fight, many are wondering how the featherweight champ will bounce back from the first loss of his UFC career. While...

Jul 19, 2016 10:27 am

Holly Holm tested for the 14th time by USADA

It’s now been a year since the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency began testing UFC fighters. Since then, the MMA community has seen numerous fighters popped for both in competition, and out-of-competition, anti-doping violations. Earlier this month a list was released of the fighters most tested by USADA in the first year of the program. Tied for...

Jul 19, 2016 9:48 am

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz sparring

UFC bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz is fresh off his UFC 199 unanimous decision win over Urijah Faber. The win closed out Cruz’ trilogy with his longtime rival, and silenced those criticizing him for his lengthy layoff. While Cruz doesn’t currently have a fight set, you can see the bantamweight champ doing some sparring in the...

Jul 19, 2016 9:02 am

Jim Miller vs. Joe Lauzon II booked for August

Earlier this month, at UFC 200, UFC veterans Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller both emerged from their respective bouts with KO wins. Miller kicked off the event on the UFC Fight Pass prelims, knocking out MMA legend Takanori Gomi in the very first round, ending his 2-fight losing streak. Similarly, Lauzon knocked out Diego Sanchez...

Jul 19, 2016 8:54 am

Conor McGregor throws bold accusation at Nate Diaz

Back in March, Nate Diaz stepped in on just two weeks notice to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196. While the bout was initially supposed to be a lightweight matchup, the pair fought at welterweight. McGregor gassed out early in the fight, going into the second round looking rather flat footed....

Jul 19, 2016 8:44 am

Daniel Cormier reflects on how Jon Jones rivalry changed him

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been scheduled to fight 4 times now. Despite that, the pair have only actually ended up fighting once. When they met inside the Octagon, Jones won the fight in convincing fashion, defeating Cormier via unanimous decision. In the wake of their cancelled UFC 200 bout, Cormier knows he needs...

Jul 19, 2016 8:29 am

Urijah Faber confident he’ll get another title shot

After Urijah Faber recently dropped a one sided decision to Dominick Cruz in the co-main event of UFC 199, ‘The California Kid’ was noncommittal about his future in the Octagon. Less than a month after the bout however, it was announced that Faber would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 203 on September 10th...

Jul 19, 2016 8:18 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor shows off ‘The Mac Life’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is currently gearing up for his UFC 202 welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz on August 20th. Ahead of the event, you can see the featherweight champ living it up in Venice Beach, California while enjoying ‘The Mac Life’. Check out the inside look above!

Jul 19, 2016 1:42 am

Ovince Saint Preux: ‘When did you start taking PEDS Jon?’

Ovince Saint Preux was the last man to fight Jon Jones in the Octagon. Saint Preux did so on short notice as a replacement at UFC 197 after Daniel Cormier was forced to pull out of the fight with Jones due to an injury. Now, with the news of Jones testing positive for estrogen blockers,...

Jul 19, 2016 1:31 am

VIDEO | Real Quick w/ Mike Swick EP #3 – Muay Thai life at AKA Thailand

Check out Mike “Quick” Swick and his crew over at AKA Thailand as they get into anything and everything in Phuket, Thailand in episode #3 of “Real Quick” with Mike Swick. From the video description: In the course of 9 days, Ad fights 2 Championship Pro Muay Thai fights, meets some fun ladyboys, parties at...

Jul 18, 2016 1:39 pm

VIDEO | UFC 201 Free Fight: Robbie Lawler vs Rory MacDonald 2

As UFC 201 approaches, the UFC is unveiling a glimpse at what UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler is capable of. If you haven’t seen Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald 2, which took place at UFC 189, you are in for an absolute treat. From the video description: “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler’s earned a fifth round UFC...

Jul 18, 2016 1:10 pm

PHOTO | Sage Northcutt has always been shredded, even at 7-years-old

Rising UFC star Sage Northcutt has been a hot topic among fans and fighters. The 20-year-old has often been the center of conversations about fighter pay, sponsorships and steroid use ever since he entered the Octagon in 2015. While Northcutt has never tested positive for banned substances, his physique has had both fighters and fans...

Jul 18, 2016 12:40 pm

VIDEO | Cageside video of Michael Page’s crushing knee on Evangelista Santos

Michael Page brutal finish vs Cyborg. Listen to that impact😖 pic.twitter.com/qEtV19yM30 — KO KINGS (@KOKINGS4) July 17, 2016 Michael Page sent shockwaves through the MMA community when his brutal knee fractured the skull of opponent Evangelista Santos at Bellator 158 on Saturday in London. Santos’ devastating injury has led Bellator MMA to help pay for...

Jul 18, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Michael ‘Venom’ Page talks about his destructive win over Evangelista Santos

Michael “Venom” Page delivered another highlight reel knockout over Evangelista Santos at Bellator 158 over the weekend. After the fight, it was revealed that Santos suffered a fractured skull as the result of Page’s flying knee that knocked Santos out from competition. Page has since then asked for the support of Santos through a gofundme...

Jul 18, 2016 11:36 am

Judges and referee set for Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2

Referees and judges play a major part in the fight game and on Monday, the officials for Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 were announced. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto tweeted on Monday, “Officials for Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor: John McCarthy will referee. Judges: Derek Cleary, Jeff Mullen, Glenn Trowbridge.” Officials for Nate Diaz vs. Conor...