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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...

Jul 6, 2016 7:51 pm

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon & Diego Sanchez share a special moment before UFC 200

Diego Sanchez & Joe Lauzon are known to be two of the biggest fan favorite fighters. In addition, whenever both men step into the Octagon, fans know that they are in for a treat. During fight-week, Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez gave a tandem interview, and had nothing but respect for one another. Check out...

Jul 6, 2016 7:40 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200 press conference staredowns

Wednesday afternoon, the UFC held the final UFC 200 press conference prior to the action Saturday night in Las Vegas. On hand for the event were: Cain Velasquez, Travis Browne, Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, Miesha Tate, Amanda Nunes, Brock Lesnar, Mark Hunt, Daniel Cormier, and Jon Jones. At the conclusion of the press conference, the...

Jul 6, 2016 1:21 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt face off during UFC 200 press conference

Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt are set to fight this Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 200 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fighters from the card were present for the UFC 200 pre-fight press conference and Lesnar and Hunt got to size one another up during their staredown at the end of the presser. The...

Jul 6, 2016 1:03 pm

On This Day: Anderson Silva knocked out for the first time in his professional career

Anderson Silva was the king of the UFC middleweight division for over six years, convincingly taking the belt from Rich Franklin at UFC 64. Silva would go on to defend his middleweight title 10 times, setting the record for the most consecutive title defenses in UFC history. Silva’s supremacy came to a stunning end when...

Jul 6, 2016 11:55 am

Lorenzo Fertitta & Dana White address latest UFC sale rumors

Lately the rumors of the UFC’s potential sale have heated up, with reports indicating that the UFC was sold for upwards of $4 billion. While the UFC brass had maintained silence in the media regarding the latest rumors, UFC President Dana White, and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta decided it was time to put the rumors...

Jul 6, 2016 11:52 am

Sage Northcutt shows off special edition UFC 200 fight gloves

Rising UFC star Sage Northcutt is in Las Vegas in preparation for UFC 200, which takes place this Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. It looks like for the historical UFC event, they have made special edition fight gloves just for this fight card. Northcutt posted a photo with his UFC 200 special edition glove on...

Jul 6, 2016 11:13 am

UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer takes it all off for photo shoot

It’s Wednesday and a just in time for another memorable #WCW. UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer has a ton of fans from her time walking the Octagon between rounds and they will surely appreciate these photos that were just posted. Check out these hot photos of Palmer in a recent photo shoot for her new...

Jul 6, 2016 10:40 am

PHOTO | Brock Lesnar proudly representing Canada instead of America

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar was born and raised in Webster, South Dakota and went on to wrestle at the University of Minnesota, winning the NCAA division I heavyweight championship his senior year. Now, the WWE superstar lives in Canada on his farm in Maryfield, Saskatchewan and is representing Canada on his UFC Reebok...

Jul 6, 2016 10:18 am

PHOTO | Derrick Lewis takes ‘touch butt’ to a new level

UFC heavyweight Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis is known for his devastating knockout power and also for his wonderful sense of humor. Lewis is constantly putting up comical posts up through his social media channels and usually has something funny to say or do in his interviews. With the UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor being...