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Jul 20, 2016 10:38 am

UFC #4 ranked featherweight Chad Mendes suspended for two years

UFC’s #4 ranked featherweight Chad Mendes will apparently be out of competition from fighting after being suspended by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). On June 10, the UFC announced that Mendes was flagged for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on May 17, 2016. USADA announced on Wednesday that Mendes...

Jul 20, 2016 10:19 am

UFC released Mirko Cro Cop from contract, allowing him to fight at Rizin

Rizin FF has continued to keep the ball rolling since MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko made his return to MMA on New Year’s Eve. Since then, the promotion held their official ‘Rizin 1’ event back in April, and will look to build more momentum as we get closer to the end of the year. Earlier this...

Jul 20, 2016 9:37 am

Jacare Souza mocks UFC brass with plan for title shot

While Jacare Souza may be the #3 ranked UFC middleweight, it’s #13 ranked Dan Henderson who is getting the next middleweight title shot. Henderson will be fighting UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping in October according to the middleweight champ, who also revealed that the fight would likely be going down in Manchester, England. Jacare spoke...

Jul 19, 2016 10:22 pm

Demian Maia vs. Carlos Condit pulled from UFC 202, moved to FOX card

With just over a month to go until UFC 202 on August 20th, where Conor McGregor & Nate Diaz will square off in their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, the UFC has made a pretty big adjustment to the card. Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia, which was expected to be on the pay-per view portion of...


Jul 19, 2016 2:29 pm

Brock Lesnar fails second in-competition drug test from night of UFC 200

The UFC was notified on Tuesday that Brock Lesnar failed a second drug test, this time from a sample collected on his UFC 200 fight day. The UFC released the following statement on Tuesday: “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Brock Lesnar that his in-competition sample collection...

Jul 19, 2016 10:00 am

Bellator MMA releases 7 fighters, including UFC vet

Tuesday morning, Bellator MMA announced that they had released 7 fighters from the promotion. MMAJunkie confirmed the story, which revealed that the following fighters were released: Mike Richman Dave Jansen Houston Alexander Mikkel Parlo Raphael Butler Isao Kobayashi Thiago Goncalves Jambo Houston Alexander, who is a UFC veteran, went just 1-5 during his stint with...

Jul 18, 2016 1:39 pm

VIDEO | UFC 201 Free Fight: Robbie Lawler vs Rory MacDonald 2

As UFC 201 approaches, the UFC is unveiling a glimpse at what UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler is capable of. If you haven’t seen Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald 2, which took place at UFC 189, you are in for an absolute treat. From the video description: “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler’s earned a fifth round UFC...

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 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 10:18 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 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 15, 2016 8:27 pm

Mark Hunt asks UFC to release him “if they don’t sort this out”

Friday afternoon, it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had been flagged for a “potential USADA anti-doping violation” stemming from a June drug test. That didn’t sit too well with Mark Hunt, who lost to Lesnar at UFC 200 via unanimous decision. The heavyweight veteran demanded that the UFC give him half...

Jul 15, 2016 3:54 pm

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

Less than a week after Brock Lesnar’s triumphant return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where he defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision in the co-main event of the historic card, it was announced that the UFC was notified of a potential anti-doping violation for Lesnar stemming from a June 28th drug test. It didn’t...

Jul 15, 2016 3:45 pm

UFC notified of Brock Lesnar potential anti-doping violation

Back at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar made his triumphant return to the Octagon when he defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision in the co-main event of the historic card. Following the bout, Lesnar revealed that he could potentially be making a run at heavyweight, as he left the door open for future UFC fights. Now,...

Jul 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Report: UFC 200 fails to surpass UFC 100, 196 PPV numbers

The UFC was surely planning to make their historic UFC 200 card the biggest event in UFC history. The fight card looks like it had the most expensive roster to date in the disclosed payouts report, perhaps setting the UFC record for fighter payouts for a single UFC event. However, the UFC 200 card took...

Jul 15, 2016 9:53 am

Scott Coker: Bellator valuation goes up with UFC sale

In the wake of UFC 200, it was announced that the Fertitta brothers had sold the UFC for $4 billion to WME-IMG. With the sale, it was announced that UFC President Dana White would be staying on board, and even taking on a bigger role within the promotion. While the general consensus is that the...

Jul 15, 2016 8:46 am

Herb Dean criticized for late stoppage at ‘UFC FN: Sioux Falls’

Earlier this week, the UFC hit Sioux Falls, South Dakota for ‘UFC Fight Night: 91’. The event was an action packed one, with only one fight on the main card going to a decision. To kick off the main card on Fox Sports 1, Hawaii’s own Louis Smolka defeated Ben Nguyen via 2nd round TKO....

Jul 14, 2016 10:36 am

New UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez responds to all the recent callouts

Eddie Alvarez became the UFC lightweight champion in devastating fashion when he put a beating on Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 90. Now that Alvarez holds the lightweight belt, the target has been placed on the Philadelphia native and he has been getting called out from some contenders in the lightweight division. However,...

Jul 14, 2016 10:05 am

Dana White received death threats prior to UFC 200

Leading up to UFC 200, UFC President Dana White was busy enough. In addition to making sure things were running smoothly ahead of the biggest night in UFC history, White was busy finding a replacement opponent for Daniel Cormier after Jon Jones was pulled from the event for a potential USADA anti-doping violation with just...

Jul 14, 2016 9:27 am

Chris Weidman rips UFC after news of Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson II

This past weekend, during the post-fight show for the UFC’s historic UFC 200 event, UFC President Dana White announced that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would be defending his belt against Dan Henderson first. While Henderson is ranked #13 on the UFC’s middleweight rankings, he holds a highlight reel knockout win over Bisping. As a...

Jul 13, 2016 8:38 pm

UFC Sioux Falls Results: John Lineker KO’s Michael McDonald

A bantamweight bout between Michael McDonald and John Lineker served as the main attraction of tonight’s UFC Fight Night event in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Round one begins and after a long feel out both fighters trade punches. Both men are trading punches. A huge right hand lands for Lineker. McDonald is rocked. John is...

Jul 13, 2016 8:16 pm

UFC Sioux Falls Results: Ferguson submits Vannata in round two

A lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Lando Vannata served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Sioux Falls fight card in South Dakota. Round one begins and Vannata is able to circle and land some good shots early. He lands a combo. Tony moves in and lands a kick. He lands a good left...

Jul 13, 2016 7:49 pm

UFC Sioux Falls Results: Tim Boetsch TKO’s Josh Samman

A middleweight bout between Tim Boetsch and Josh Samman took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night main card in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Round one begins and Samman quickly clinches with Tim and presses Boetsch against the cage. “The Barbarian” is able to switch the position and then earn a takedown. He lands some good...

Jul 13, 2016 7:35 pm

UFC Sioux Falls Results: Daniel Omielanczuk defeats Alexey Oleinik via decision

A heavyweight bout between Alexey Oleinik and Daniel Omielanczuk took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night main card in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Round one begins and both men waste no time getting down to business as they exchange bombs. Alexey ducks under and grabs a hold of Daniel and drags him to the ground....

Jul 13, 2016 6:56 pm

UFC Sioux Falls Results: Keita Nakamura submits Kyle Noke

A welterweight bout between Keita Nakamura and Kyle Noke took place at tonight’s UFC Fight Night event in Sioux Falls. Kyle Noke found a home for his jab in the opening minute but Nakamura was able to take the early punishment. Noke with some good kicks to the body and the legs of Nakamura. Kyle...

Jul 13, 2016 6:38 pm

UFC Sioux Falls Results: Louis Smolka destroys Ben Nguyen

UFC flyweight Louis Smolka put on an incredible performance at tonight’s UFC Fight Night event in Sioux Falls earning a second-round TKO victory over hometown favorite Ben Nguyen. The proud Hawaiian, Smolka, used some nasty ground and pound and excellent strikes which forced referee Herb Dean to step in and stop the fight. Following the...