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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...

Jul 18, 2016 11:08 am

NSAC extends Jon Jones’ temporary suspension, tests positive for clomiphene and letrozole

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) held a hearing on the extension of temporary suspension for Jon Jones on Monday following Jones’ potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. The hearing finally revealed the substances that Jones tested positive for that came from a June 16 out-of-competition sample. According to ESPN, Jones tested “positive for clomiphene, which is...

Jul 18, 2016 10:15 am

GIF | Michael Page fractures Evangelista Santos’ skull with flying knee in slow motion

It was a devastating blow that took out Evangelista Santos at Bellator 158 over the weekend. Michael “Venom” Page perfectly timed a flying knee in the second round that literally smashed Santos’ skull and knocked out Santos from competition. Bellator MMA announced that they are going to be taking care of Santos’ medical bills after...


Jul 18, 2016 9:46 am

NSAC confirms Jon Jones tested positive for anti-estrogen substance

UFC 200 took a huge turn just days prior to the event taking place when it was revealed that Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. While news of Jones’ violation was known, the banned substances that Jones tested positive for was not released. However, Chael Sonnen and Rashad...

Jul 18, 2016 12:08 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 20 Road to the Octagon – Preview

Big fights are coming to Chicago, Illinois at UFC on FOX 20, which takes place on July 23. Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will be looking to bounce back from her loss to Miesha Tate as she takes on Valentina Shevchenko. Holm wants to make a big statement and make her way back...

Jul 18, 2016 12:02 am

PHOTO | Arianny Celeste shows off her topless ‘wild style’

Monday has rolled back around to hit you, but not to worry. UFC Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste is here to help ease the pain of getting back to work this week. Celeste is one of the most familiar faces in the UFC, and for good reason. In a recent Instagram post, Celeste shows off her...

Jul 17, 2016 7:47 pm

Bellator discussions “going well” with Rory MacDonald

Following Rory MacDonald’s unanimous decision loss to Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson last month, it was revealed that MacDonald would be testing free agency given that his UFC contract was up. Earlier this month, news surfaced that MacDonald and his management team were in negotiations with Bellator MMA. While nothing has been made official, Bellator MMA President...

Jul 17, 2016 5:42 pm

Michael Page asks fans to donate to Evangelista Santos’ GoFundMe

In the wake of Michael Page’s spectacular Bellator 158 knockout win over Evangelista Santos, it was revealed that the flying knee that finished Santos actually fractured his skull. Santos’ ex-wife, Cris Cyborg, started a GoFundMe to cover the cost of surgery for Santos to repair the damage to his skull. Now, Michael ‘Venom’ Page has...

Jul 17, 2016 5:36 pm

PHOTO | Horrific x-ray of Evangelista Santos’ fractured skull

Friday evening at Bellator 158, Michael ‘Venom’ Page extended his professional MMA record to 10-0 as he knocked out Evangelista Santos with a perfectly timed flying knee. Following the bout it was revealed that the knockout, which was certainly a spectacular one for Page, actually fractured Santos’ head. It was also revealed that Santos would...

Jul 17, 2016 5:28 pm

Evangelista Santos to undergo surgery for fractured skull

Friday evening at Bellator 158, Michael ‘Venom’ Page picked up yet another spectacular knockout as he knocked out Evangelista Santos with a flying knee. The win was yet another impressive one for Page, who followed up the knockout by tossing a Pokeball at his opponent and throwing on a Pokemon hat. In the wake of...

Jul 16, 2016 2:15 pm

VIDEO | Michael ‘Venom’ Page picks up brutal flying knee KO at Bellator 158

Must See MVP TV tonight on @spike 9/8c#Bellator158 #PokemonGo @MichaelPage247https://t.co/VI5PYAgrhT — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) July 16, 2016 At Bellator 158, MMA superstar Michael ‘Venom’ Page picked up yet another incredible KO win as he knocked out Evangelista Santos with an incredible flying knee. With the win, Page extends his professional record to 10-0, with just...

Jul 16, 2016 2:06 pm

Chael Sonnen rips Brock Lesnar for failed drug test

This week, news surfaced that former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar, had failed a pre-UFC 200 drug test. Immediately, the MMA community began ripping Lesnar to shreds over the “potential anti-doping violation” with his UFC 200 opponent, Mark Hunt even going as far as to demand 100% of Lesnar’s purse for the event. Former UFC...

Jul 16, 2016 1:52 pm

VIDEO | Mirko Cro Cop hunting for Pokemon

Pokemon Go has been sweeping the world as trainers around the world have gotten off their couches and into nature in order to ‘Catch em all’. One man who isn’t missing out on the craze is MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop, who it was recently announced would be competing in the Rizin FF 16-man tournament...

Jul 16, 2016 1:34 pm

Rizin returns with 16 man tournament, Mirko Cro Cop & Wanderlei Silva to participate

Rizin FF returns September 25th in Japan with a 16-man heavyweight tournament. According to MMAFighting, the event will feature 16 heavyweight fighters, including MMA legends Mirko Cro Cop and Wanderlei Silva, with the quarterfinal round going down on December 29th, followed by the semifinal on New Year’s Eve, one year after Fedor Emelianenko made his...

Jul 16, 2016 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Kevin Hart on Brock Lesnar: I like Brock Lesnar, but you can’t cheat

Friday evening news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had failed a random USADA drug test back in June prior to his UFC 200 scrap with Mark Hunt. In the wake of the announcement, Mark Hunt demanded that the UFC give him 50% of Lesnar’s $2.5 million purse, or release him from his...

Jul 16, 2016 11:38 am

Roy Nelson bashes Dana White over Brock Lesnar failed drug test

The UFC has received quite a bit of criticism in the wake of the US Anti-Doping Agency revealing that Brock Lesnar failed a drug test in June prior to his UFC 200 co-main event scrap with Mark Hunt. Mark Hunt demanded that the UFC give him 50% of Brock Lesnar’s $2.5 million purse, then ultimately...

Jul 16, 2016 10:52 am

‘UFC Fight Night 91’ medical suspensions

Wednesday evening in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the UFC held ‘UFC Fight Night: 91’. The event was an action packed one, headlined by a pivotal bantamweight bout between Michael McDonald and John Lineker. Lineker picked up an early and impressive KO victory over McDonald, moving him up to #5 on the UFC’s official bantamweight ladder....

Jul 16, 2016 10:27 am

Conor McGregor sends warning to fighters calling him out

While UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is currently slated for a welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202, ‘Notorious’ has found himself called out by numerous fighters. While McGregor is supposed to to fight Jose Aldo for the undisputed featherweight championship after his bout with Diaz, Eddie Alvarez, Dominick Cruz, and several other fighters...

Jul 16, 2016 10:18 am

TJ Dillashaw blasts UFC for treatment of fighters

Since the UFC struck their deal with Reebok, fighters have become increasingly more vocal about how the deal has hurt fighters financially. UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort even went as far as to compare the deal to slavery. Now, in the wake of TJ Dillashaw’s unanimous decision win over Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200, the former...

Jul 16, 2016 9:22 am

Mark Hunt rips Brock Lesnar in social media post

In the wake of USADA announcing that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had failed a random drug test leading up to his UFC 200 scrap with Mark Hunt, ‘The Super Samoan’ has been very vocal about wanting compensation for fighting someone on PEDs. Hunt initially demanded 50% of Lesnar’s purse, before then demanding 100%...

Jul 16, 2016 8:43 am

USADA gives details on Brock Lesnar’s other drug tests

Despite the UFC waiving the mandatory 4 month transitionary period for fighters coming out of retirement, during which they are subject to random USADA drug testing, USADA managed to test Brock Lesnar 6 times in 1 month leading up to his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Saturday morning, USADA spokesman Ryan Madden revealed to...

Jul 16, 2016 8:33 am

Mark Hunt changes mind, demands 100% of Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 purse

Back in June, USADA randomly drug tested Brock Lesnar ahead of his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Lesnar failed the test, however USADA didn’t announce it until after Lesnar had already defeated Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200. That didn’t sit too well with Hunt, who sustained injuries while fighting fighters using...

Jul 16, 2016 8:22 am

WWE releases statement on Brock Lesnar’s potential anti-doping violation

Brock Lesnar may not be facing backlash from just the MMA community in the wake of his “potential anti-doping violation”. The former UFC champion failed an out-of-competition drug test in June, which wasn’t announced until post-UFC 200. This likely could complicate things with Lesnar’s other employers, the WWE. In addition to repercussions from the NSAC,...

Jul 16, 2016 7:58 am

Brock Lesnar issues brief statement on potential anti-doping violation

Friday evening, it was revealed that the US Anti-Doping agency had informed the UFC of a “potential anti-doping violation” for Brock Lesnar stemming from a June drug test. Lesnar’s opponent for UFC 200, Mark Hunt, was quick to release a statement on the matter, demanding the UFC give him 50% of Lesnar’s massive purse for...

Jul 15, 2016 9:40 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk reflects on title fight with Claudia Gadelha

One week ago on Friday, Joanna Jedrzejczyk stepped into the Octagon to fight Claudia Gadelha in her 3rd strawweight title defense. Gadelha came out of the gate strong, putting the pressure on Jedrzejczyk throughout the first two rounds, however she gassed out quickly, and the champ was able to decisively win the last 3 rounds,...

Jul 15, 2016 9:11 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey wants her belt back

While there has been no immediate word on when Ronda Rousey will actually return to the Octagon, UFC President Dana White has stated that Rousey will get an immediate title shot upon returning to the Octagon. Rousey appeared during a press conference where she explained that the wants her belt back! Check out the video...