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Apr 9, 2012 5:30 pm

PEDs in MMA: The Saga Continues

By Ryan Busuttil: Thiago Silva. Cris “Cyborg” Santos. “King Mo” Lawal. Alistair Overeem. A little over a year ago, the above four fighters were at or near the top of their respective weight classes. Santos and Overeem were world champions. Lawal was a former world champion and Silva was climbing his way up to a...

Apr 9, 2012 12:15 pm

Overeem Moving Forward As Planned | Applies For License To Fight Dos Santos

At this point in time we all know what is going on with the UFC 146 main event. Alistair Overeem failed a random drug screening for elevated levels of testosterone and as a result has put his shot at the UFC heavyweight title at risk. While the Overeem camp has still remained silent on the...

Apr 9, 2012 12:03 pm

Joe Rogan All Aboard The Mark Hunt Train | Thinks Hunt vs. JDS Makes Sense

“There are some wise people on this board, and I support this movement. Style wise that might be the most exciting match up. Either way, even if Hunt doesn’t replace the reem I would still love to see this matchup down the road, especially considering how good Hunt looked against Kongo.” UFC ringside commentator Joe...

Apr 5, 2012 3:04 pm

NSAC Confirms That Alistair Overeem Has The Testosterone Of 14 Men

Yesterday we learned that UFC heavyweight fighter, Alistair Overeem had failed his random drug screening due to elevated levels of testosterone and today the Nevada State Athletic Commission received conclusive proof that his T/E ratio was in fact 14-to-1. The average ratio for a male is a 1-to-1 ratio however the NSAC, for precautionary reasons,...


Apr 4, 2012 3:53 pm

With Overeem's Future In Limbo, Frank Mir Requests Title Shot, Wants JDS Fight

With the news today that Alistair Overeem failed his “A” sample pre-fight drug test for UFC 146, heavyweight contender Frank Mir has commented on the rumors swirling regarding the UFC’s next steps regarding UFC 146. “I would be excited if given the opportunity to compete for the UFC’s heavyweight title at UFC 146 if the...

Mar 30, 2012 6:54 am

who’s The Betting Favorite? “Bigfoot” Silva or “Big Country” Nelson

The UFC 146 main card is an all-heavyweight affair and to top off the night the UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, will defend his title against Alistair Overeem. Also fighting on the main card is former EliteXC heavyweight champion, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in his UFC debut against “The Ultimate Fighter” champion Roy “Big Country”...

Mar 30, 2012 6:30 am

Mayhem Miller | If I lose To C.B. Dollaway I will Quit Fighting

“No, he doesn’t deserve to be in there with me, and I’ll prove it.I’ll prove it in under a round cause we see I tend to get tired in the second round. We’re both in a similar spot in our career I guess. We’re on the chopping block, and that’s fine, I’m really happy with...

Mar 29, 2012 11:08 am

"Realist" Cain Velasquez Knew He Wouldn't Stay Undefeated Forever

“I’m a realist. I knew I wasn’t going to go through my career undefeated. That’s how this sport is. People lose. Even the best guys lose. I knew as soon as it was over, I had to pick myself back up and keep going forward. I do have some extra motivation now, for sure, but...

Mar 29, 2012 10:31 am

Overeem | JDS Has Incredible Boxing, But My Striking Is Better

“I think he’s a tremendous athlete, I think his boxing is incredible. He’s Brazilian so his ground game is also gonna be top notch. I truly believe that I am the one to beat him. I truly believe I have superior striking, so I can’t wait to get it on.” Read More: Junior Dos Santos...

Mar 27, 2012 4:29 pm

Alistair Overeem Avoids Being Jailed For Battery Case

We reported last January that Alistair Overeem had been charged with misdemeanor battery stemming for a New Year’s Eve Party In Las Vegas. He has now gone to court and answered for the charges. The Las Vegas Review Journal Got The Scoop:   [box_light] Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight Alistair Overeem was sentenced to 50 hours...

Mar 27, 2012 11:54 am

Photo: Mir and Velasquez Staredown From Today's Press Conference

The BIGGEST collection of heavyweight title contenders will be on display this Memorial Day weekend as the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents UFC 146: DOS SANTOS vs. OVEREEM from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 26. In the night’s main event, newly-crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos defends his title...

Mar 27, 2012 11:49 am

Photo: JDS and Overeem Staredown From Today's Press Conference

The BIGGEST collection of heavyweight title contenders will be on display this Memorial Day weekend as the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents UFC 146: DOS SANTOS vs. OVEREEM from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 26. In the night’s main event, newly-crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos defends his title...

Mar 22, 2012 9:19 am

Dos Santos Plans On Knocking Overeem Out, But Will Go To The Ground As Plan B

“I think it’s the ultimate test for my striking. It’s still the biggest challenge. He was a K-1 champion, which is the greatest striking event in the world. He’s a very strong guy, good, but I trust in myself a lot and I try for the knockout in all of my fights. Regardless of him...

Mar 15, 2012 2:04 pm

Alistair Overeem To Stand Trial In Assault Case March 27 In Vegas

We reported last January that Alistair Overeem had been charged with misdemeanor battery stemming for a New Year’s Eve Party In Las Vegas. The time has come for Overeem to face those charges in a no-jury trial on March 27 in Las Vegas courts. Overeem was never arrested or detained for the charges pending against...

Mar 12, 2012 9:30 am

Mir Or Velasquez, Who Is The Betting Underdog? Find Out Here

Two of the UFC’s top heavyweights are set to square off in May at UFC 146. Frank Mir is a two time champion; Cain Velasquez is a former undefeated champion coming off his first professional defeat against new champ, Junior Dos Santos. The winner of the Mir vs. Velasquez bout will be crowned the number...

Feb 18, 2012 5:32 pm

Big Foot Silva On Overeem | Alistair Becomes A Kitty Once He’s Hit

“A fight is a fight and anything can happen. [Dos Santos and Overeem are] two very strong fighters, they’re at the top of their division but I don’t see how Overeem can beat Junior dos Santos. Overeem is (beating a lot of people), he’s a lion, but when (he gets hit) he becomes a kitty....

Dec 9, 2016 12:07 pm

Anthony Pettis breaks silence on failed cut to featherweight: “my body just gave out”

Until this morning, Anthony Pettis had never missed weight for a fight. Now, that’s a claim he can unfortunately no longer make. The former lightweight champion and current featherweight contender was regrettably unable to make the featherweight division’s 145-pound limit for his planned UFC 206 interim title fight with Max Holloway. This news was extremely...

Dec 9, 2016 9:29 am

John Kavanagh sounds off on Anthony Pettis missing weight

Friday morning, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis had missed weight for his scheduled UFC 206 interim featherweight title fight with Max Holloway. Pettis, who missed weight by three pounds for the event, is no longer eligible to win the interim featherweight championship in the fight, and also forfeited 20% of...

Dec 8, 2016 11:06 am

Jose Aldo goes off on “pieces of s**t” in Conor McGregor’s camp

Recently crowned undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been criticized quite a bit since he was promoted from the interim featherweight champion to the undisputed featherweight champion in the wake of Conor McGregor relinquishing the featherweight title. Aldo reigned as the UFC featherweight champion for five years, defending his title seven times over the...

Dec 8, 2016 10:14 am

Dana White reacts to Conor McGregor appearing on Game of Thrones

HBO’s hit series ‘Game of Thrones’ is currently gearing up to release the seventh season of the highly anticipated show in 2017. Interestingly enough, news surfaced earlier this week that during his 10 month hiatus from the Octagon, UFC superstar Conor McGregor will be joining the cast of the hit show for one of the...

Dec 7, 2016 10:18 pm

Dana White clears the air: I didn’t strip Conor McGregor of title

Earlier this month, in a shocking move, it was revealed that Conor McGregor had relinquished the featherweight championship just weeks after winning the lightweight championship at UFC 205, where he became the first simultaneous two-division UFC champion. The move came after it was revealed that Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his main event...

Nov 30, 2016 6:34 pm

Conor McGregor gets boxing license in the state of California

With the big announcement of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association on Wednesday, another very interesting bit of news broke late Wednesday surrounding the UFC’s biggest draw, Conor McGregor. MMA journalists Ariel Helwani and Brett Okamoto tweeted news late Wednesday that Conor McGregor has been issued a boxing license in the state of California. Helwani...

Nov 30, 2016 11:12 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn doesn’t care who 145 champ is: ‘I am going for the belt’

The MMA community recently received word that former two division UFC champion, UFC Hall of Famer, BJ Penn would be returning to the Octagon in January at ‘UFC Fight Night: 103’ as he steps into the Octagon to face streaking featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez. Penn announced earlier this year that he was ending his retirement,...

Nov 29, 2016 8:31 am

Daniel Cormier responds to concerns over AKA injuries

While the American Kickboxing Academy is home to some of the best fighters in the world, including UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and top ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov to name just a few, the camp is often criticized for its fighters frequently pulling...

Nov 23, 2016 10:02 pm

Report: Ronda Rousey likely to appear in WWE ring again

Earlier today, we reported that Conor McGregor’s team said that they would be willing to entertain offers from WWE. If the Irishman were to accept an offer from the pro wrestling organization and step into the ring, he’d be following in the footsteps of another massive MMA star in Ronda Rousey. Rousey made her foray...