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Jul 8, 2016 8:32 am

Anderson Silva vs. Daniel Cormier opening betting odds

Thursday evening, UFC President Dana White announced that Anderson Silva would be stepping in on short notice to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Silva is stepping in for Jon Jones, who was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation. The fight, which will take place on the main card, will not...

Jul 7, 2016 8:52 pm

VIDEO | Dana White announces Anderson Silva’s return

Cormier vs Silva!!! #UFC200 pic.twitter.com/c2QYsgEb68 — Dana White (@danawhite) July 8, 2016 Thursday evening, it was announced that former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva would be stepping in on just 2 days notice to fight Daniel Cormier. Silva is stepping in for Jon Jones, who was pulled form the event for a potential USADA anti-doping...


Jul 7, 2016 8:40 pm

Daniel Cormier vs. Anderson Silva reportedly official for UFC 200

News broke Thursday evening that Daniel Cormier will face Anderson Silva at UFC 200 in a 3 round light heavyweight fight. The announcement comes after much speculation as to who the UFC will have step in to face Cormier on 2 day notice after Jon Jones was pulled from the event for a potential USADA...

Jul 7, 2016 7:43 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz staredown from Dana White’s angle

Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz tickets on-sale July 15!!! #UFC202 A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jul 7, 2016 at 12:52pm PDT Dana White was right there in between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz when they had their staredown at the end of the UFC 202 press conference on Thursday....

Jul 7, 2016 5:34 pm

Brock Lesnar calls Jon Jones ‘unprofessional’ for USADA violation

Heavyweights Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt have been moved up from the co-main event to headline UFC 200 with Jon Jones being pulled from the UFC light heavyweight championship versus Daniel Cormier. Lesnar appeared for an open workout on Thursday in Las Vegas, Nevada ahead of UFC 200 and was asked about Jones’ potential anti-doping...

Jul 7, 2016 3:11 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz & Conor McGregor have first UFC 202 staredown

They face off!! @NateDiaz209 and @TheNotoriousMMA at #UFC202 presser! https://t.co/cC00bc4twW — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) July 7, 2016 Thursday afternoon, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz attended the UFC 202 press conference in Las Vegas during the UFC 200 fight week. The presser was a rough one, with neither fighter on stage being able to hear questions...

Jul 7, 2016 3:03 pm

Nate Diaz gives thoughts on Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200

Ahead of UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the event with just days to go until the event due to a potential USADA anti-doping policy violation. During the UFC 202 press conference with Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, Diaz was asked about Jones failing the drug test. In typical...

Jul 7, 2016 2:40 pm

Report: Anderson Silva to step in and fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200?

With the UFC working hard to find UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier a fight for UFC 200 after Jon Jones was pulled from the fight for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, Brazilian media outlet Combate is reporting that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will be fighting Cormier on Saturday in a non-title bout...

Jul 7, 2016 11:26 am

Dana White: Daniel Cormier will fight at UFC 200

With just two days to go until UFC 200, many were wondering if the UFC would be able to find UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier a replacement opponent on such short notice. While Gegard Mousasi and Michael Bisping both were quick to offer to step in and fight the light heavyweight champ, there had...

Jul 7, 2016 10:23 am

Jon Jones contemplates potential 2-year suspension

Wednesday night, UFC President Dana White held a press conference in Las Vegas to address Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 over a potential USADA anti-doping violation. During the course of the press conference, White pointed out that Jones could be facing a 2-year suspension if it is determined that he did indeed take...

Jul 7, 2016 9:40 am

Jon Jones: “I would never cheat”

In the wake of Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 Wednesday night after being informed of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test back in June, Jones and his team appeared at a press conference on Thursday. During the course of the presser, a visibly emotional Jones explained that he...

Jul 7, 2016 9:05 am

Jon Jones apologizes to Daniel Cormier

By now the MMA world is aware that UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 Wednesday evening after he was notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Wednesday night, UFC President Dana White and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier appeared at a press conference, however Jones and his team...

Jul 7, 2016 8:54 am

Jon Jones’ manager admits chances of B sample being negative are slim

Wednesday night, Jon Jones was pulled from the main event of UFC 200 after he was notified of a potential anti-doping violation. There were no immediate details given regarding the situation, and Jones’ camp maintained silence through Thursday morning. Thursday morning, Jones and his manager Maliki Kawa appeared at a press conference in Las Vegas...

Jul 7, 2016 8:41 am

Fighters begin campaigning to fight Daniel Cormier

With just two days to go until the biggest event in the history of the UFC, one would think that the UFC would have a difficult time finding someone to fight on such short notice. That proved to not be the case however when several fighters took to Twitter to campaign to fill the hole...

Jul 7, 2016 2:29 am

Michael Bisping says he is up for fighting Daniel Cormier at UFC 200

Michael Bisping shocked the world just a little over a month ago by stepping in to fight Luke Rockhold for the UFC middleweight title at UFC 199 on two weeks notice. Bisping realized his 10-year UFC career dream, knocking Rockhold out in the very first round and claiming the UFC middleweight title. Now with UFC...

Jul 7, 2016 1:55 am

VIDEO | A very glum Dana White answers questions regarding Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200

Late Wednesday, the UFC arranged a short-notice press conference to announce that UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the main event against champion Daniel Cormier due to a “potential anti-doping violation.” UFC President Dana White answered questions from the media to the best of his knowledge. More information on what the...

Jul 7, 2016 1:29 am

VIDEO | A visibly broken Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200

Late Wednesday, news broke that current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the light heavyweight title unification bout with champion Daniel Cormier. The UFC arranged a special press conference to announce that Jones was pulled from the card and Cormier was there to answer questions from the media regarding the devastating...

Jul 6, 2016 10:38 pm

John Kavanagh wonders “what if?” after Jon Jones pulled from UFC 200

While the MMA community is currently in a frenzy right now regarding Jon Jones being pulled from his UFC 200 main event bout against Daniel Cormier due to a USADA anti-doping violation, SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh took to Twitter to raise an interesting question. Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II was supposed to...

Jul 6, 2016 10:33 pm

UFC releases statement on Jon Jones’ ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

Shocking news broke on Wednesday when the UFC revealed that current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 unification title fight versus the UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The announcement was made during a press conference held late Wednesday. After the press conference the UFC released the following...

Jul 6, 2016 10:27 pm

Dana White on Jon Jones: “There’s no telling what’s next”

With just days to go until his UFC 200 headlining bout against Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones was notified of a potential anti-doping violation, and was subsequently pulled from the fight. UFC President Dana white was quick to reveal that the fight was off, and Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt was now the main event for...

Jul 6, 2016 10:21 pm

Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200: “This one stung”

Late Wednesday evening news broke that pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 after he was notified of a potential anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test back in June. It was quickly announced that the fight was off the card, and that Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt was the...

Jul 6, 2016 8:47 pm

Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier off UFC 200, Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt new main event

The UFC light heavyweight championship bout between UFC interim champion Jon Jones and champion Daniel Cormier has been scrapped from the historical UFC 200 event this Saturday due to Jones being flagged for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” UFC was notified that USADA has flagged Jon Jones for a potential anti-doping policy violation. — FOX...

Jul 6, 2016 8:40 pm

Brock Lesnar on title run: “Never say never. We’ll see”

On Saturday, Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after nearly 5 years away from the UFC. Lesnar will be facing #8 ranked heavyweight Mark Hunt, who is widely believed to be a legend of the sport. Hunt will be entering the fight on a 2-fight win streak that has seen...