912 Search Results for controversial

Aug 4, 2014 5:57 pm

Abel Trujillo Out, Maynard In Against Pearson At FN 47

UFC Fight Night 47 has just lost Abel Trujillo with an injury, and as a result, top ranked UFC lightweight Gray Maynard is now stepping in to fight Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor Maine. No word from the UFC yet as to what injury forced Trujillo off the card. Pearson is...

Aug 1, 2014 6:29 pm

Aldo Not Against TRT, Thinks Anyone Who Is Is A P***y

“I see no problem (with TRT usage). A lot of people use something and hide, then they criticize people who admittedly use. I think these are a bunch of pu$$ies trying to find an excuse, fearing to lose fights against who’s doing a good job. At one point you have an age that makes it...

Jul 28, 2014 5:18 pm

Belfort Talks In Third Person, Says “No More TRT, Now It’s TNT”

Vitor Belfort received his license to fight Chris Weidman for the UFC title in December last week, and is already looking forward to the bout, and to put his controversial past behind him. He spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to talk about how the TRT era is done, and now its time...

Jul 28, 2014 4:36 pm

Hendricks Camp Disses GSP, Says He Isn’t Dangerous

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks may have lost a controversial decision to Georges St. Pierre in December, but that hasn’t stopped him from saying he would beat GSP in a rematch. This time Hendricks camp took some shots at GSP after finding out that they would be prepping Johny for a rematch against Robbie Lawler....


Jul 20, 2014 7:33 pm

‘Mighty Mouse’ Doesn’t Care If His Opponents Cheat With Steroids

“I don’t care if my opponents are cheating or not. I train my butt off to fight the man who is put in front of me whether he’s on steroids or not. I want to play on a level playing field, but if they knew about it beforehand and didn’t stop it, at the same...

Jul 14, 2014 5:59 pm

A Look Back at B.J. Penn’s Amazing Mixed Martial Arts Career

Former UFC lightweight & welterweight champion B.J. Penn retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this following his third career loss to Frankie Edgar, which he suffered on July 6th at the TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas. It was a disappointing end to what was an incredible mixed martial arts career for the...

Jul 13, 2014 9:07 am

Ali Bagautinov’s Manager Addresses Recent Drug Test Failure For EPO In Title Fight

“I’m not Ali’s (Bagautinov) lawyer, but I want to draw attention to several circumstances about this decision of Athletic Commission. We are talking about a doping sample, which was taken not on the fight day, not before and not after the event (UFC 174), but two weeks before the show… Two weeks before the fight...

Jul 11, 2014 10:16 am

Dana White “Dissapointed” With Latest Drug Testing Failure

If rumors hold true, 60-70% of MMA fighters are taking ‘special vitamins’ to increase their performance. It’s a scary reality, that only until now, has come to light. With yesterday’s news that another top 5 UFC fighter has indeed failed an out-of-competition drug test, Dana White released the following to Yahoo Sports, “I’m beyond disappointed....

Jul 11, 2014 9:48 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Latest High-Profile PED Failure

Last month’s UFC 174 headliner, Ali Baugatinov failed his out-of-competition drug test from June and it doesn’t look good. The former flyweight title challenger was popped, for EPO. A very dangerous substance that gives you better cardio while merely sitting on the couch. He’s been suspended for a year. One-day removed from this discovery and...

Jul 4, 2014 8:47 am

Matt Hughes To GSP: Get Out Of The UFC

Former welterweight champion Matt Hughes spoke about the future of another former welterweight champion, Georges St Pierre. GSP tentatively retired from the sport last year after his controversial win over Johny Hendricks. Personal reasons were the main source of GSP’s ‘retirement’ however in the weeks and months after, he complained about poor drug testing procedures,...

Jun 26, 2014 2:40 pm

Schaub Not In EA UFC Game, Says Creators Can Suck A D***

“I don’t know if it’s contract negotiations or what. When I was at the Joe Rogan show, one of the creators came up to me and said, ‘listen man, we’ve seen the outcries, we know we’re going to figure it out and we’re going to put you in the game.’ So, I’m waiting for that....

Jun 23, 2014 8:58 am

Machida Believes Belfort Deserves Title Shot

Lyoto Machida spoke to Fox Sports through an interpreter to express his belief that Vitor Belfort deserves a title shot after Machida and Weidman do war on July 5th. “Logically, he’s next in line, Belfort was supposed to fight Weidman but after the TRT ban, Belfort was unable to get licensed, and as a result...

Jun 21, 2014 8:08 pm

BJ Penn Opens As Betting Underdog To Frankie Edgar

For the first time in this duo’s trilogy, Frankie Edgar is the odd’s makers pick to win against BJ Penn. The two former champs first squared off at UFC 112 back in 2010. Frankie Edgar earned a controversial decision over Penn to become the UFC’s new lightweight champion. Some called it a robbery, others a...

Jun 20, 2014 6:10 am

New Mexico Will Not Overturn Sanchez vs. Pearson Decision

  After a meeting on Wednesday, the New Mexico Athletic Commission made a ruling on the controversial decision from the Diego Sanchez vs Ross Pearson bout. They ruled that…The decision will stand. That’s right Sanchez will get to keep his shiny W in his win column. The fight, which took place at UFC Fight Night...

Jun 18, 2014 6:43 am

Report: Viacom Replacing Bjorn Rebney With Scott Coker

  If reports hold true, the MMA world just got loads better and Bellator now has a shot at longevity. Former Strikeforce president Scott Coker (pictured), the man who lead the world’s #2 MMA promotion for years, has reportedly been pegged to replace the controversial Bjorn Rebney as Bellator president. No oword from Bellator officials...

Jun 16, 2014 11:18 am

Dr. Catlin: Sonnen Was Just Trying To Be Normal

Dr. Don Catlin, arguably the most qualified person to speak about TRT, did so on Inside MMA with Bas Ruten and Kenny Rice to discuss the results of Chael Sonnen’s failed drug test last week. For those who don’t know Dr. Catlin opened the first anti-doping lab in the US back in 1982, which also...

Jun 15, 2014 8:23 pm

Arlovski ‘Feels Really Horrible’ About UFC 174 Performance

“Honestly, I felt and I still feel really horrible. I’m glad Dana White isn’t here because he’s probably so pissed at me. He gave me a great opportunity, and I didn’t like my performance, my fight, tonight.” During Saturday’s post-fight press conference, main card winner Andrei Arlovski explained his frustration with himself over the poor...

Jun 13, 2014 12:33 pm

Dana White Calls ‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ Worst Season Ever

“[TUF 19] was without a doubt the worst season and the least motivated the fighters have ever been. But I can say this, at least the fights pick up at the end.” “You can’t blame the coaches, you can’t blame this or that; you blame the guys and how bad they really wanted it. That’s...

Jun 13, 2014 6:14 am

Salary Report: Diego Sanchez Tops ;UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Payroll

The final payroll is in for UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov. Diego Sanchez was the nights top earner with $140,000 (including his win bonus), while Benson Henderson came with the second-most amount at $90,000 (including his win bonus). One interesting (and extremely appropriate) thing I would like to point out is that Ross Pearson...

Jun 11, 2014 6:38 am

New Mexico Athletic Commissioner Comments On UFN 42 Controversies

  UFC Fight Night 42 went down in Albuquerque, NM this past Saturday. The card its fair share of controversial issues to say the least. From an amazing decision in the Ross Pearson/Diego Sanchez fight, to a fighter pushing a referee, but wait there’s more. The New Mexico Athletic Commission’s Tom King spoke with SWFights.com...

Jun 10, 2014 6:34 am

Michael Chandler Wants A Rematch With Will Brooks, Was Injured Before Last Fight

  When Eddie Alvarez had to pull out of his rubber match with Michael Chandler due to injury, Chandler stuck in there and took a fight against lightweight Will Brooks. Chandler ended up losing to Brooks via split decision. Chandler recently went on The Great MMA Debate Podcast and it sounds like he may have...

Jun 9, 2014 12:28 pm

Jose Aldo Talks Mendes Fence Grabbing Controversy And More (Video)

UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke to MMAFighting.com to talk about his upcoming rematch with Chad Mendes, fence grabbing controversy at UFC 142, and more. Check out the video below, and hit the Closed Caption Button for the English translation.

Jun 6, 2014 5:13 pm

Joe Rogan Believes That Cutting Weight For Fights Is Cheating

  Joe Rogan talks about the art of cutting weight for athletic competition, specifically cage fighting. “I definitely think so. I think there might be some sort of regulations where they weigh fighters during training five or six weeks out, the way they do random drug tests. They should probably do random weigh-ins as well...

Jun 3, 2014 6:49 am

Diego Sanchez Comments On Beef Tartare Incident: ‘you’re an idiot sometimes’

Diego Sanchez managed to get himself on the upcoming UFC Fight Night 42 card. He’ll face fellow TUF alumni Ross Pearson in front of his home crowd when the UFC goes to Albuquerque, NM for the first time. Sanchez is coming off of a rather disappointing and lackluster performance. He lost to Myles Jury via...

Jun 3, 2014 5:00 am

Dana White: Jon Jones Doesn’t Want to Fight Gustafsson, Wants DC

It’s no secret by now that Jon Jones has yet to sign the bout agreement to fight Alexander Gustafsson, however nobody is quite sure why Bones refuses to sign the contract. Dana White spoke to UFC.com today and said Jones doesn’t want to fight Gustafsson, but instead wants to fight Daniel Cormier. “Just to clear...