7221 Search Results for PED

Oct 22, 2016 10:58 am

Dana White accepts Anderson Silva’s apology, remains tight-lipped on GSP’s return

With everything Dana White has had on his plate lately, you’d think he’d be super stressed out. From mass firings at UFC regional offices to disputes with two of the promotion’s most beloved former champions, UFC president Dana White spoke to TMZ.com and touched upon some of the recent issues within the promotion. Check out...

Oct 18, 2016 7:43 am

Junior Dos Santos Suggests Cain Velasquez was on PEDs When They Fought

In late 2011, Junior Dos Santos planted a bomb behind the ear of then heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. A few followup ground-strikes later, and the heavyweight title was his. Given that this title-winning knockout occured in just 64 seconds, however, many fight fans felt that they hadn’t actually seen Dos Santos and Velasquez fight. We’d...

Oct 15, 2016 6:19 pm

Aldo’s coach Andre Pederneiras: “UFC acted totally wrong” with Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo has been locked in a dispute with the UFC ever since the promotion announced Conor McGregor would be fighting Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title instead of unifying Aldo’s interim featherweight belt with the belt McGregor took from him at UFC 194. Aldo’s head coach Andre Pederneiras spoke on the subject and naturally...

Oct 14, 2016 11:04 pm

VIDEO | This Fan-Made UFC 205 Promo Will Get You PUMPED

On November 12, the UFC will make its long-awaited debut in glimmering New York City with UFC 205. This mammoth card will mark the culmination of a long and arduous legal battle to legalize mixed martial arts in the state of New York. In celebration of this bureaucratic victory, the UFC has stacked its New...


Sep 25, 2016 5:38 pm

VIDEO | Watch Paige VanZant get ripped in half by Criss Angel

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is quickly becoming one of the promotions most recognizable stars. The 22-year-old has gone 4-1 while fighting under the UFC banner, most recently scoring a highlight reel knockout (flying switch kick) victory over Bec Rawlings at UFC on FOX 21 last month in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her incredible victory over...

Sep 13, 2016 6:39 pm

Derek Brunson Once Again Accuses Uriah Hall of PED Use

This Saturday (September 17), in the co-main event of the UFC’s debut in the small border town of Hidalgo, Texas, dangerous middleweights Derek Brunson and Uriah Hall will collide. In advance of this compelling middleweight showdown, Brunson has thrown a fairly serious accusation Hall’s way. He claims his middleweight rival has been using performance enhancing...

Sep 11, 2016 11:04 am

Big John McCarthy: Werdum vs. Browne Should Have Been Stopped

UFC 203, which emanated from Cleveland, Ohio’s Quicken Loans Arena, produced a number of strange moments. The majority of these moments were shoehorned into the evening’s co-main event, during which former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum took a unanimous decision from Hawaii’s Travis Browne, who stepped up on short notice to replace an injured Ben Rothwell.   One...

Sep 6, 2016 12:29 pm

Cain Velasquez on Brock Lesnar’s PED-bust: It Didn’t Surprise Me

Shortly after he defeated Mark Hunt at UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion and WWE star Brock Lesnar was flagged for the estrogen blocker clomiphene. While this news was certainly disappointing, nobody was particularly surprised by it. During Tuesday’s episode of The MMA Hour, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, who won his title by...

Aug 30, 2016 7:30 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor won’t be stripped of title

Leading up to Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz earlier this month, UFC President Dana White stated that regardless of whether or not McGregor wins or loses, he will be forced to return to featherweight and defend his championship. While McGregor has continued to remain noncommittal in regards to returning to featherweight, UFC...

Aug 30, 2016 6:37 am

Stephen Thompson Thinks Tyron Woodley Should be Stripped of Title if He Doesn’t Defend

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson has put in the work, racking up seven-straight wins, including triumphs over fighters like Robert Whittaker, Jake Ellenberger, Johny Hendricks and Rory MacDonald. Now, all he wants his a welterweight title shot–ideally at UFC 205 in New York City this November. Unfortunately, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, who won the the...

Aug 29, 2016 2:14 pm

Rory MacDonald blasts Robbie Lawler, accuses him of using PED’s at UFC 189

On Monday afternoon, Ariel Helwani returned to our screens with the latest episode of The MMA Hour. One of this episode’s many big-name guests was Rory MacDonald, who shook up the fight world by announcing that he recently heard that Robbie Lawler failed a drug test in the wake of their July 2015 rematch. Here’s what...

Aug 24, 2016 3:29 pm

Nick Diaz jumped by 4 men at nightclub in Vegas

Nick Diaz remained in Las Vegas this week after his brother’s UFC 202 majority decision loss to Conor McGregor on Saturday. According to TMZ, Wednesday morning Nick Diaz was at the Hyde nightclub at the Bellagio hotel, when he bumped into a man on the way to the bathroom. Diaz apparently apologized, and told the...

Aug 23, 2016 8:19 pm

EXCLUSIVE | The man who helped save BJ Penn’s career, Dr. Pete Goldman

While MMA fans are certainly familiar with the legendary career of our very own BJ Penn, many MMA fans may not be familiar with the man who helped save Penn’s career following his UFC 46 win over Matt Hughes which saw him capture the welterweight championship. Unfortunately, Penn was experiencing severe neck pain throughout the...

Aug 23, 2016 9:15 am

Andre Pederneiras: Conor McGregor isn’t confident for Jose Aldo rematch

At the end of 2015, Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon for what many believed to be the toughest test of his mixed martial arts career. Opposite McGregor was undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, who had yet to taste defeat inside the Octagon as he reigned as the 145 pound kingpin. McGregor made short...

Aug 7, 2016 2:15 pm

USADA did not expedite Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 results

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returned to the octagon after a five-year layoff and was able to defeat perennial contender Mark Hunt via unanimous decision at last month’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Five days after the blockbuster event, the UFC was informed by its anti-doping partner USADA that Lesnar had tested positive...

Aug 3, 2016 9:07 am

Ray Sefo backs up Mark Hunt in regards to PED frustrations

UFC heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt has continued to make headlines following his UFC 200 scrap with Brock Lesnar last month, where he lost a unanimous decision. Following the fight, it was revealed that Lesnar had failed both an out-of-competition pre-fight drug test, as well as a fight night drug test. That didn’t sit too well...

Aug 2, 2016 5:31 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold discusses PED problem in MMA

The topic of PEDs in MMA is certainly the buzz of the MMA community following UFC 200. Just two days prior to the event, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from his main event scrap with Daniel Cormier after it was announced that he failed an out-of-competition drug test back in June....

Jul 29, 2016 8:19 am

Justin Scoggins vs. Ian McCall scrapped from UFC 201

With just one day to go until UFC 201, the event has lost a main card bout. Despite McCall weighing in, the fight was scrapped due to Scoggins being unable to make the bantamweight limit of 125 pounds. After the UFC was informed of Scoggins inability to make weight, McCall weighed in, just inc case...

Jul 27, 2016 12:52 pm

UFC star calls for Conor McGregor to be stripped of featherweight belt

On August 20th, Conor McGregor will compete in his second fight since winning the UFC featherweight championship from Jose Aldo back at UFC 194. This fight, like the last one, will not be at featherweight. This has led many to wonder whether or not McGregor will actually return to featherweight to defend his belt. With...

Jul 26, 2016 5:12 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz talks respect for Conor McGregor, PEDs in MMA, more

With less than a month until UFC 202, where Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor will have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, the pair have begun their media obligations for the event. During an appearance on SportsNation, Nate Diaz was asked about his feelings towards Conor McGregor, his thoughts on PEDs in MMA, and more!

Jul 26, 2016 11:20 am

New Zealand BJJ practitioner kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio de Janeiro

As the Rio Olympic Games are approaching, many people are wondering about the levels of safety in Brazil. Recently, Jason Lee who is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner from New Zealand says he was kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio. From NZHerald: On Facebook, Lee wrote “yesterday I got kidnapped in Brazil.” Lee said...

Jul 25, 2016 10:54 am

Urijah Faber questions if PED use could end up leading to ‘attempted murder’ charges

UFC bantamweight contender Urijah Faber prides himself on being a clean fighter. With all the buzz of UFC stars Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar being flagged for Anti-Doping Policy violations, Faber questioned what it could lead to if something devastating were to happen in a fight. For instance, Michael Page recently crushed Evangelista Santos with...

Jul 22, 2016 1:14 pm

Jon Jones’ brother Arthur Jones suspended for violating NFL policy on PEDs

If it wasn’t bad enough that Jon Jones is facing a two-year suspension from fighting in the UFC for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, add in a sibling to the situation. On Friday, it was revealed that Indianapolis Colts defensive end Arthur Jones has been suspended for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing drugs....