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Jan 10, 2015 11:21 am

Weidman Drug Test Results Are In

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman was randomly drug tested by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) on November 21, 2014, and his results have come back clean for any banned substances. CSAC Executive Officer, Andy Foster, informed MMAMania.com of the good news yesterday. The “All-American” will square off with Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort in the...

Jan 9, 2015 3:39 pm

UFC 181’s Ashlee Evans-Smith Tests Positive For Diuretic

UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, a water pill that prevents the body from retaining salt and aids in weight-cutting, this according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The positive test result occurred after Evan-Smith’s UFC 181 loss to Raquel Pennington, who choked her unconscious at the event with a bulldog-choke....

Jan 9, 2015 11:32 am

Dan Henderson Gets The Last Laugh In Jon Jones Beef

“I enjoy the sport quite a bit and it’s fun for me to do. I love the challenge of it and everything else. Maybe it’s staying away from the cocaine that’s made me prolong my career so long. I’ve heard that [Jones] was doing these things for a couple years. I’ve said in a number...

Jan 9, 2015 11:28 am

Pettis: ‘Annoying Khabib Can’t Strike’

“He is definitely annoying. I feel like his striking is like an amateur level. He only gets by on his wrestling. He thinks his striking is going to be good enough to survive against me, take me down and grind me out for 25 minutes? He’s never done that. He’s never fought a main event...

Jan 9, 2015 11:23 am

Larkin: I feel like I’m on the juice

“When I’m training now with 170-pounders, truthfully, all bull aside, I feel like I’m on juice. This is a good weight for me and I feel strong. My stamina is crazy. I can’t really explain it, other than saying I feel like I’m on juice. Whatever juice feels like, I guess that’s what I feel...

Jan 9, 2015 11:19 am

War Machine Finds Jesus Behind Bars

Incarcerated MMA Fighter, War Machine has found god, and realized the errors of his ways. At least that’s what he’s preaching in his latest behind-bars blog. Check it: (VIA TWITTER) Where to begin? It’s sad to say that I am 1000 times more embarrassed of what I’m about to tell you, than I am of...

Jan 9, 2015 10:45 am

GSP’s Self Admitted Low-Class UFC Moment

Every month Fightography focuses on a single fighter or seminal moment in MMA history, digging deep into the DNA of the sport. Plus, Fightography collects every relevant fight – win, lose or draw – in FIGHT PASS’s vast fight library for an unparalleled retrospective of each subject.

Jan 9, 2015 10:04 am

Seven Bouts Added To ‘Bellator: Pitbull vs. Strauss’

A seven-bout preliminary card for Bellator MMA’s first event of 2015, “Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus,” is now official with the middleweights Dustin Jacoby(10-4) vs. John Salter (10-3), a 220-pound catchweight contest of Hector Carillo (5-6) vs. Everett Cummings (8-0), lightweights Steve Kozola (4-0) vs. Jonathan Rivera (4-0), lightweights Derek “The Barbaric” Anderson (11-1) vs. Danny Navarro (12-4), featherweights Fabricio Guerreiro(20-3) vs. Nick “No Limit” Piedmont...

Jan 9, 2015 10:00 am

WSOF 18: Moraes vs. Hill Set For February 12

    Reigning World Series of Fighting world bantamweight (135 pounds) champion Marlon Moraes (13-4-1) of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. via Nova Friburgo, Brazil will put his coveted Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) title on the line for the first time against undefeated rival Josh Hill (10-0) of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in the main event of a...

Jan 9, 2015 4:26 am

Munoz Preps For UFC Return At RVCA Headquarters

Professional MMA fighter Mark Munoz discusses his new diet, lessons learned over the years, and the new approach to his MMA training as he travels to the RVCA training center to work with renowned boxing coach Jason Parillo.

Jan 8, 2015 6:40 pm

Roland Delorme let go by the UFC

Canadian bantamweight fighter “Stunning” Roland Delorme (9-4, 1 NC MMA) has received his walking papers from the UFC. The former TUF 14 competitor went 3-3 with 1 no-contest during his time with the promotion. He scored victories over Josh Ferguson, Nick Denis and Edwin Figueroa while a part of the UFC’s bantamweight division. Delorme was...

Jan 8, 2015 6:00 pm

Belfort Has Already Passed Three Random Drug Tests

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has randomly tested UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort three-times for performance enhancing drugs, and it looks like he’s passed all of them. MMAFighting.com‘s Ariel Helwani has it: According to NAC executive director Bob Bennett, the commission has already tested Belfort three times leading up to his UFC 184 middleweight title fight...

Jan 8, 2015 5:34 pm

Glover Against Stripping Jones Of UFC World Title

  “To tell you the truth, I don’t agree with this idea of taking his title. Jon Jones is the champion. I’m like those gladiators from the past. I don’t care if you’re on something. It’s kill or die. I don’t care if he was on something or not, he’s the champion. If you suspend...

Jan 8, 2015 4:10 pm


In September of last year, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones told members of the Nevada State Athletic Commission that he had lost his Nike endorsement due to a brawl with Daniel Cormier which occurred during a press event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. This past week, Jones backtracked from his previous statement,...

Jan 8, 2015 3:48 pm

NSAC blames oversight for Jones Testing Fiasco

A lot of questions still remain unanswered regarding UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones positive test for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, on December 4, 30 days before his UFC 182 title fight with Daniel Cormier in Las Vegas. One of the more frequent questions being asked is: When did Jones and his team find...

Jan 8, 2015 2:50 pm

Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold headlines UFC on FOX 15 in Newark

The UFC’s return to New Jersey now has a main event, as UFC officials announced today that middleweights Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold will headline April’s “UFC on FOX 15” event in Newark. Rockhold was the first to announce the five-round main event booking, this via his official Instagram feed. Former UFC light heavyweight champion...

Jan 8, 2015 2:10 pm

UFC Signs Last Man To Defeat Conor McGregor

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has signed another Irish star to their growing roster of talent. Ireland’s ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy, not only boasts an impressive 12-1 professional MMA Record, he’s also the last man to defeat featherweight star Conor McGregor. (Watch the fight above) While contract terms between the UFC and its fighters remains mostly confidential,...

Jan 8, 2015 10:23 am

White: Dillashaw, Faber Said They’ll Fight

In the word of Mixed Martial Arts most camps have an internal policy, where teammates don’t fight teammates, but according to the UFC boss, Team Alpha Male’s a little more liberal. In a recent interview with FOX Sports 1 (Replay HERE), UFC President Dana White said that both Dillashaw and Faber have no issue squaring off....

Jan 8, 2015 10:16 am

Diaz’s Manager Not Buying What White Is Selling

Last night UFC President Dana White went on FOX Sports 1 to update the world on Jon Jones. And while the UFC Boss made sure his number 1 priority was Jon’s recovery, he also made it clear that due to contractual obligations they had no choice but to let Jon Jones fight. Mike Kogan, popular...

Jan 8, 2015 5:30 am

Dana White: “This is the biggest January in UFC History!”

“2015 is starting off with amazing fights. It’s the best January in the company’s history. And all these fights lead to bigger fights. If you look at the Cormier vs. Jones, then Gustafsson vs. Rumble, then the winners of those fight and that will be a great fight. You’ve got Vitor vs. Weidman, then Anderson....

Jan 8, 2015 5:10 am

Fight Night Boston: Bendo and Fitz

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has developed a bond with the UFC lightweight and fellow Phoenix resident Benson Henderson. See how their emerging friendship translates to an MMA workout – notoriously the hardest in all of pro sports.

Jan 8, 2015 5:00 am

Ken Shamrock Books Bare Knuckle Fight

Mixed Martial Arts Pioneer Ken Shamrock is making a return to the world of Combat Sports. Representatives from his camp confirmed yesterday with BJPENN.COM, that the former UFC fighter will take to bare knuckle fighting in the UK. In a release, they stated: Ken Shamrock, a worldwide recognized MMA fighter and UFC Hall of Famer,...

Jan 7, 2015 7:04 pm

Cormier: “Jones should be a star among stars”

Daniel Cormier gives his thoughts on his loss to Jon Jones at UFC 182 and Jones entering rehab following the fight. Daniel Cormier on the aftermath of his loss to Jon Jones: “It’s been tough. It was a tough fight. You owe it to yourself to let it burn a little bit and let it...

Jan 7, 2015 5:50 pm

Jones Test Results Revealed, Show Abnormal Hormone Levels Along With Cocaine Metabolites

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones should be on cloud nine following Saturday’s victory over Daniel Cormier. He left the Arena a champion, and record holder, with analysts around the world calling him the pound-for-pound king. By all accounts Jones, adorned with his flashy new Reebok gear, had it all. However,  just two-short days later...

Jan 7, 2015 5:13 pm

Pettis on Jones: ‘There’s always temptation, you have to stay strong’

“It’s hard. Jon’s young. He’s my age: 27. You get put in front of a lot of people who care about who you are and there’s some negative energy around that, as well. Some people don’t want to see you do good or want to introduce you to things will bring you down, and it’s...

Jan 7, 2015 5:03 pm

“Semtex”: ‘Too many influences for young champ Jones’

“Obviously he’s put himself in a position, first, as a champion you leave yourself open to these kinds of pitfalls. He was a champion at such a young age and he’s got a lot of people around him and a lot of his fights are in Las Vegas; a lot of influence (there). I don’t...

Jan 7, 2015 12:22 pm

Jon Jones: “My family and I would appreciate some privacy”

“With the support of my family, I have entered into a drug treatment facility. I want to apologize to my fiancée, my children, as well as my mother, father, and brothers for the mistake that I made. I also want to apologize to the UFC, my coaches, my sponsors and equally important to my fans....

Jan 7, 2015 12:05 pm

No Suspension, No Fine – Here’s Why

Following yesterday’s shocking news about Jon Jones and his poor judgement to use cocaine, the world is left with many questions. A simple timeline of events shows that the NSAC had clear knowledge of Jon’s infraction but chose to let him fight anyway. They didn’t even announce his failure until after UFC 182 had concluded....

Jan 7, 2015 8:09 am

Cormier: ‘Losing to a guy on drugs doesn’t make me feel better’

While Jon Jones deals with his battle on the drug front, his last opponent Daniel Cormier is dealing with another kind of battle. The battle of handling your first professional defeat. And while Jon Jones has occupied most our thoughts, including D.C.’s, it’s not the drugs haunting Cormier today. It’s the loss. D.C. tells MMAJunkie.com: “It doesn’t make...