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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...

Feb 4, 2018 9:22 am

With 2018 off to a rocky start, expect the UFC to go all-in on CM Punk

The year 2018 is off a rocky start for the UFC. UFC 221, which goes down next weekend in Perth, Australia, has barely looked like a pay-per-view since UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker was forced out of his main event title fight with Luke Rockhold and replaced by by Yoel Romero. UFC 222, which is...

Jan 24, 2018 9:43 am

Rory MacDonald Refutes ‘Completely False’ Reports of His Long Suspension

It should be no surprise to anyone that Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima had an absolute war at Bellator 192. The damage inflicted by both men was something to behold. Attention after the fight was over was drawn towards MacDonalds severely swollen leg and possible injuries he may have endured on his grueling battle towards...

Jan 24, 2018 6:58 am

Bellator 192 medical suspensions: Rory MacDonald gets lengthy sit for leg injury

Last weekend, Bellator MMA returned to our screens with one of its biggest cards to date in Bellator 192. One of the highlights of this card occurred in the co-main event, when former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald bested Douglas Lima in a five-round war, capturing the Bellator welterweight belt in the process. While...

Jan 3, 2018 5:59 pm

Twelve UFC 219 Fighters Receive Medical Suspensions

Oh, medical suspensions. We get them with every single MMA event. Some are more severe than others and for the most recent UFC event(UFC 219), Cynthia Calvillo could be leading the pack in that category. According to MMAFighting, the Nevada State Athletic Commission released the list of fighters who will be receiving these suspensions. Cynthia...

Jan 2, 2018 5:23 pm

Ex-Dallas Cowboy, Greg Hardy Booked For His Third MMA Fight

We’ve seen it on a few occasions where NFL players have made the transition from the top American football league to the world of MMA, for better and for worse results. Most recently, former defensive end for the Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys, Greg Hardy has made the leap over and quickly found success. Hardy...

Nov 29, 2017 6:48 am

UFC, Strikeforce vet Jason “Mayhem” Miller pleads guilty to domestic violence charge

The downward spiral of Jason “Mayhem” Miller – a veteran of the UFC and Strikeforce cages, and the former star of the reality show Bully Beatdown – continues. On Tuesday, TMZ reported that the troubled MMA veteran had pled guilty to domestic violence charges stemming from a series of ugly incidents with three different girlfriends...

Nov 14, 2017 7:15 pm

Anderson Silva releases statement after being flagged by USADA

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was expected to headline this month’s UFC Fight Night event in Shanghai opposite Kelvin Gastelum on November 25. Unfortunately, “The Spider” was flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation on Friday and was subsequently removed from the card. Thankfully for fight fans, former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping,...

Nov 13, 2017 10:41 am

UFC Sydney official fight card and start time

This Saturday, the UFC will make its anticipated return to Sydney, Australia with UFC Fight Night 121. This exciting UFC Sydney event has been rocked, rattled and reassembled by injuries, USADA violations, controversy and more, and yet somehow, it still stands out as a card worth watching. In the main event, we’ll see rising Polish...

Nov 11, 2017 9:37 am

Commission President Releases Statement on Conor McGregor’s Actions at Bellator

Last night there were some great fights at Bellator 187, but it was a UFC fighter who stole the show. Conor McGregor stormed the cage as his Straight Blast Gym teammate Charlie Ward finished John Redmond at the Dublin card and started a pandemonium not seen since the infamous Strikeforce brawl. He shoved referee Marc Goddard...

Nov 10, 2017 1:09 pm

BREAKING: Anderson Silva flagged by USADA – out of UFC Fight Night 122 in Shanghai, China

Terrible news was released on Friday as former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. The UFC released the following statement via their website on Friday: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Anderson Silva of a...

Nov 7, 2017 1:09 pm

VIDEO | The consequences of steroids

Steroid use in sports has popped up throughout history. With the UFC’s 2015 implementation of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), UFC fighters have been getting caught much more frequently with steroids and other banned substances in their system. This has resulted in many fighters being suspended from competition while others have gotten off with no...

Nov 6, 2017 8:35 am

VIDEO | Former NFLer Greg Hardy destroys foe in his MMA debut

Over the weekend, former NFL player Greg Hardy finally made his MMA debut, competing in a amateur heavyweight contest at a regional show called “Rise of a Warrior 21″ in Fort Pierce, Florida. Though Hardy’s MMA debut was mostly drowned out by the excitement of UFC 217, it was an impressive one all the same, as...

Oct 30, 2017 11:59 am

UFC Fight Night 119 medical suspensions

UFC Fight Night 119 took place over the weekend in Sao Paulo, Brazil with some great performances displayed in the Octagon. The event was headlined by Derek Brunson and Lyoto Machida where Brunson earned a first-round KO over the former UFC light heavyweight champion. In the co-main event, Colby Covington took a unanimous decision win...

Oct 25, 2017 11:12 am

VIDEO | Chad Mendes Talks About His 2018 Return to the UFC

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen Chad Mendes in the UFC. After suffering two back-to-back losses to Conor McGregor and Frankie Edgar, he popped for GHRP-6 and was suspended for two years. GHRP-6 sounds like some sort of robot from Star Wars, but it’s actually a growth hormone peptide that ended up being inside...

Oct 21, 2017 10:13 am

Check Out Sage Northcutt Giving Us All Heart Attacks on an Alpha Male Hike

We’re used to Sage Northcutt doing things no human man should be able to pull off. He’s perhaps even more well known for his stunts outside the Octagon, than his few performances in it. We’ve seen him backflip backwards and forwards, squish various fruits, all with an infinite smile. But perhaps the super Sage went...

Oct 18, 2017 12:25 pm

Dana White talks about his ideal timeframe for Conor McGregor’s Octagon return

Conor McGregor fans are anxiously waiting for the announcement of the Irishman’s Octagon return. It has been almost one year since we last saw the combat sports superstar fighting in the UFC Octagon. McGregor last fought in the boxing ring in his professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather in August where he lost by TKO...

Oct 9, 2017 12:48 pm

VIDEO | UFC veteran allegedly assaults woman at party in Brazil

A video has surfaced on the Internet that has a cause for concern which allegedly involves a UFC veteran. Bloody Elbow reported that Rony Jason was caught on video assaulting a woman at a party in Brazil. As you can see in the video posted on the YouTube channel Tudo Sobre MMA, it is hard to...

Sep 20, 2017 7:00 am

VIDEO | Check out the ‘flying cage’ that will be used at Bellator 183

This Saturday, Bellator MMA will return to San Jose, California with Bellator 183. The card is a pretty stacked one. In the main event, we’ll see former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson take on long-time Bellator staple Patricky Freire. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we’ll see a pair of knockout-addicted UFC veterans collide, as England’s...