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Feb 28, 2013 12:24 pm

Chavez Jr. suspended 9 months and fined 900k for marijuana use | MMA News

Boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1) was fined $900,000 (30% of his fight purse) on Thursday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for a positive marijuana test following his fight last September against Sergio Martinez. The NSAC also ruled that Chavez, who was defeated by unanimous decision for his first professional loss in the middleweight title fight,...

Nov 7, 2012 8:12 am

Stephan Bonnar suspended one year for failing UFC 153 drug test | UFC News

UFC light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar has been suspended for one year after testing positive for steroids for the second time in his career. According to Marc Ratner, the UFC’s VP of regulatory affairs, Bonnar will be suspended until October 13, 2013. This after the “American Psycho” tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone following his loss...


Oct 19, 2012 10:57 am

Matt Riddle Popped For Weed / Francisco Rivera Popped For Stimulants, Both Suspended | UFC News

By Evan Stoumbelis Following UFC 149, welterweight Matthew Riddle failed his post-fight drug test while testing positive for Marijuana. Riddle won his bout by defeating Canadian Chris Clements via arm-triangle. The third round submission was enough to earn Riddle submission of the night honors. Riddle was suspended for 90-days following the July 21st event. His...

Jun 16, 2012 6:25 am

Feijao Suspended For One Year After Testing Positive For Banned Substance

By Jamie McAllister Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante has been suspended for a year as well as fined $2,500. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news after hearing from California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) Executive Officer George Dodd. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante last competed at Strikeforce: “Barnett vs. Cormier” on May 19th in San Jose, California. He faced Mike Kyle defeating...

May 21, 2012 2:28 pm

Diaz NSAC Hearing Over | Suspended For 12 Months Fined 30%

Today the Nevada State Athletic Commission heard the case of Nick Diaz. In February Nick fought and lost against Carlos Condit for the UFC’s interim welterweight title. In the post-fight drug screening Diaz was found to have marijuana metabolites in his system and as a result has been put under fire as a rule violator....

Apr 9, 2012 5:24 pm

CSAC Denies Cyborg Appeal, Still Suspended For Steroid Use

Today Cris Cyborg Santos and her legal representation petitioned the California State Athletic Commission in a meeting held in Sacramento to overturn her Athletic Suspension for Steroid use. That petition was denied and the CSAC voted to uphold the 12-month suspension previously handed down. Her lawyer had petitioned to get her 12-month suspension reduced by...

Mar 5, 2012 1:54 pm

“Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” Medical Suspensions Report | Tate Suspended Indefinitely

The Ohio State Athletic Commission just released the list of medical suspensions handed down following last weekend’s Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” event. While all competitors received precautionary seven-day suspensions, eight fighters received additional time. “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” took place this past Saturday from Columbus, Ohio’s Nationwide Arena. In the main event the female bantamweight...

Nov 28, 2011 2:32 pm

UFC NEWS – Chris Leben Suspended For Second Time Due To Failed Drug Screening

The UFC has suspended one of their own. Middleweight fighter, Chris Leben, has for the second time in his UFC career failed a drug screening for banned substances. This time it was for undisclosed prescription painkillers oxycodone and oxymorphone. For his infraction, the fan favorite has to sit on the sidelines yet again for a...

Oct 10, 2011 2:39 pm

Five Fighters Medically Suspended Following UFC 136

Five UFC 136 competitors have been medically suspended for injuries suffered during last weekend’s UFC 136 event in Houston, Texas. The lengthiest of which was handed to down to main event participant Gray Maynard, who will be out 60 days for his knockout loss to UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar. UFC 136 took place Saturday,...

Sep 28, 2016 4:35 pm

Conor McGregor posts Instagram photo smoking a suspicious looking ‘cigarette’

Just days removed from the UFC’s announcement of a Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez lightweight title fight, ‘Mystic Mac’ posted a questionable photograph on his Instagram page. In the photo, McGregor appears to be smoking a suspicious looking hand-rolled ‘cigarette’, with squinty eyes and an overall relaxed demeanor. See the picture in question for yourself...

Sep 28, 2016 6:12 am

Nick Diaz Hints at a Possible Return to Action

In January of 2015, in the main event of UFC 183, former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz engaged in a memorable battle with middleweight legend Anderson Silva, ultimately coming up short on the judges’ scorecards. Unfortunately, the Stockton native has not been seen in action since. In the days following the fight, it was revealed...

Sep 25, 2016 12:04 pm

Krazy Horse and Wanderlei Silva go at it again backstage at RIZIN

Earlier this week bitter rivals Charles ‘Krazy Horse’ Bennett and former PRIDE champion Wanderlei Silva got into a war of words at a hotel in Japan. (Watch that video here). Well, it appears that the bad blood between Wanderlei Silva and Krazy Horse is still boiling as the two went at it again, this time backstage following Bennet’s seven-second...

Sep 25, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Roy Nelson explains why he kicked John McCarthy

UFC heavyweight veteran Roy Nelson added another knockout to his resume at last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil, scoring a second-round finish of former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Nelson was able to catch Silva with a big uppercut late in round two that sent Antonio crashing to the canvas. “big Country”...

Sep 25, 2016 8:46 am

UFC Fighters react to Roy Nelson kicking referee John McCarthy

UFC heavyweight veteran Roy “Big Country” Nelson scored knockout number 14 of his storied mixed martial arts career at last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil. Nelson caught his opponent, former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva, with a massive uppercut late in round two that sent “Bigfoot” crashing to the canvas. Roy...

Sep 25, 2016 8:17 am

PHOTO | Roy Nelson issues an apology to Big John McCarthy

UFC veteran Roy Nelson added another knockout victory to his resume at last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil, scoring a second-round finish over Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. “Big Country” flattened the former UFC heavyweight title challenger (Antonio Silva) with an uppercut late in the fight’s second-round and then promptly followed up with some...

Sep 24, 2016 9:15 pm

VIDEO | Roy Nelson kicks Big John McCarthy after knocking out Bigfoot Silva

Roy Nelson was not happy with referee John McCarthy following his knockout win over Antonio Silva. Nelson thought that McCarthy should have stopped the contest sooner and gave him a kick in the butt out of frustration. Check it out: Bad ass of @roynelsonmma to take a jab at the alleged "best ref in the...

Sep 24, 2016 11:50 am

Nick Diaz wants catchweight fight with Michael Bisping

Nick Diaz, who recently celebrated the end of his suspension, but still finds himself suspended by the NAC due to the fact that he hasn’t paid his $100,000 fine yet, is making moves behind the scenes to set up his UFC return. After his unanimous decision loss to Anderson Silva at UFC 183, which was...

Sep 24, 2016 9:48 am

Wanderlei Silva calls out Chael Sonnen

Earlier this month, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he was ending his retirement, and had already signed an exclusive, multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. Sonnen, who recently celebrated the end of his 2-year suspension handed to him by the NSAC, remained adamant throughout the course of his suspension that he was indeed...

Sep 18, 2016 7:00 am

Daniel Cormier Vows to Stand and Bang with “Rumble” Johnson in Rematch

In May of 2015, Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson fought for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. In the end, Cormier would use his Olympic-caliber wrestling to ground this fight and lock up a fight-winning rear-naked choke in the third round. Yet the Olympian very nearly didn’t escape the first round, as he was nearly finished...

Sep 17, 2016 9:28 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen joins Bellator 161 live

The American Gangster has arrived! Welcome to #BellatorNation @chaelsonnen! #Bellator161 pic.twitter.com/P9Lcbir1yC — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) September 17, 2016 Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen recently announced that he had ended his MMA retirement, and had signed an exclusive, multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. Sonnen, who had remained adamant on his retirement throughout the course of...

Sep 17, 2016 7:48 am

Tito Ortiz reacts to Chael Sonnen calling him out

Earlier this week, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he had ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. While no word was given on when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, he did reveal that he was looking to make his debut against former UFC champion...

Sep 16, 2016 2:18 pm

Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson official for UFC 205

While UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley may have been quick to shut down Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show after winning the welterweight championship, the pair are now slated to fight at UFC 205 in New York. On the #UFCHidalgo weigh in show, @TWooodley confirms he’ll be fighting @WonderboyMMA at #UFC205...

Sep 16, 2016 9:54 am

MMA community reacts to Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator MMA

Thursday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen had ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. No immediate word was given in regress to when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, however ‘The American Gangster’ was campaigning for a fight with...