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Apr 13, 2016 9:39 pm

Lyoto Machida releases statement on banned substance usage

News broke Wednesday afternoon that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida had been pulled from his fight with Dan Henderson on Saturday after admitting to using a banned substance during a random out-of-competition drug test. Machida released a video statement on his Instagram in Portuguese, which included the following message in english as a caption: I’m...

Apr 13, 2016 3:21 pm

Dan Henderson reacts to news of Lyoto Machida using banned substance

Wednesday afternoon news broke that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida admitted to the usage of a banned substance during a random out-of-competition drug test administered by USADA. Machida was subsequently pulled from his upcoming rematch with Dan Henderson on Saturday at UFC on FOX 19, with Henderson being re-booked for a fight with a different...

Apr 13, 2016 2:34 pm

Lyoto Machida admits to use of banned substance, pulled from UFC on FOX 19

With just days left before UFC on FOX 19, the main card has lost a high-profile fight. News surfaced Wednesday afternoon that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida had admitted to using a banned substance during a random out-of-competition drug test. The UFC released a statement on the situation, which was obtained by MMAJunkie: “The UFC...

Apr 13, 2016 9:25 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen: Yoel Romero isn’t juicing, neither is Conor McGregor

Going into UFC 196, Nate Diaz caught UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor off guard as he accused the featherweight champ of taking steroids. McGregor, who was tied for the most tested athlete by USADA in 2015, immediately stood up from his seat and turned to Diaz to refute the claims with quite a bit of...

Apr 12, 2016 7:17 am

Kimbo Slice “wouldn’t mind” knocking out Wanderlei Silva

Last Monday on The MMA Hour, former Pride champion and newly signed Bellator fighter, Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva, shared his interest in potentially fighting veteran Kimbo Slice. Kevin Ferguson (aka Kimbo) was recently in Germany for the FIBO Expo, where he sat down with GNP1.de to discuss a possible future fight with MMA legend Wanderlei...

Apr 8, 2016 6:13 pm

USADA informs Frank Mir of potential anti-doping violation

News broke late Friday evening that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir had Ben informed of a potential doping violation by the US Anti-Doping Agency.  The potential drug testing failure stems from Mir’s recent fight against Mark Hunt, which he lost via 1st round KO.  The UFC released a statement through UFC.com which read: The...

Apr 5, 2016 12:21 pm

Anderson Silva has this message to all the keyboard critics out there

Anderson Silva is currently riding on the roughest road in his career. Coming up on his 41st birthday, “The Spider” has not racked up a win since 2012 with his initial 2015 win over Nick Diaz later being ruled a no contest due to failing a drug test. Despite the rough patch in his career...

Apr 5, 2016 8:48 am

Michael Bisping blasts Yoel Romero following USADA settlement

After Yoel Romero’s controversial split decision win over Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza at UFC 194 in December, the Cuban Olympian failed an out-of-competition drug test. While failing a drug test is normally a 12-month suspension, Romero and USADA managed to reach a settlement agreement after he blamed the testing failure on a tainted supplement that he...

Apr 3, 2016 2:06 pm

Photo | Nick Diaz looking shredded at recent triathlon with Nate

@chrisavila209 @riokid @natediaz209 @damianxp209 #triathlon @michaeldavidwinery A photo posted by nickdiaz209 (@nickdiaz209) on Apr 2, 2016 at 9:45pm PDT Former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz (26-9-2 MMA) could return to the UFC octagon as early as this August, this after he completes his current suspension which was handed down by the NSAC. Diaz has not competed...

Mar 25, 2016 11:53 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Nick Diaz shows his Ridiculous Flexibility

[ooyala code=”k3OW9uMTE6tevPJGTh0TdfEZMd38F2s3″ player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1920″ height=”1080″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] MMA veteran Nick Diaz is an all-around athlete. In addition to his endeavors in MMA and Jiu-Jitsu, Diaz is an accomplished triathlete who has also swam to and from Alcatraz prison off the coast of California. In the video above, which was captured by BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage,...

Mar 24, 2016 12:45 pm

Yoel Romero to file arbitration case with USADA

Yoel Romero is standing his ground. The UFC middleweight contender is affirming his innocence after testing positive for banned substances, which resulted in failing an out-of-competition drug test back in December. Romero and his legal team have claimed that the UFC middleweight took a dietary supplement that unknowingly was tainted with banned substances. MMA Fighting...

Mar 18, 2016 11:09 am

Kimbo Slice’s son, Kevin ‘Baby Slice’ Ferguson Jr. makes MMA debut

Kimbo Slice simply grabs the people’s attention. In his last controversial fight with Dada 5000 where he also happened to fail a drug test at Bellator 149, Spike TV said in a press release that a card with Slice on it once again broke a Bellator record. “Bellator 149 shattered viewership records for Bellator MMA,...

Mar 15, 2016 8:43 am

Chris Weidman: My fights changed Anderson Silva

When Chris Weidman stepped into the Octagon to face Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 162 in 2013, he shocked the world as he knocked ‘The Spider’ out cold in the second round. As if that moment wasn’t horrible enough for ‘The Spider,’ in their rematch at UFC 168, a checked leg...

Mar 9, 2016 7:37 am

Cris Cyborg campaigning for UFC 198 fight

UFC President Dana White has stated on numerous occasions that Cris Cyborg will not fight in the UFC because journalists would have a “field day” at the UFC’s expense if she were to fail a drug test. However, with that being said, White also stated that we would never see women competing in the sport,...

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...

Feb 28, 2016 1:57 pm

Jon Jones wants Anderson Silva to keep fighting: “He still has it”

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva suffered a unanimous decision loss to Michael Bisping at yesterday’s UFC Fight Night 84 event in London. The setback marked Silva’s third loss in his past four octagon appearances, his lone win in that time coming over Nick Diaz, a fight which was eventually overturned to a no-contest after...

Feb 26, 2016 7:00 pm

Daniel Cormier responds to Jon Jones: “You’re a complete f*ck up and proud of it!”

Wow! Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier went off on former champ and future opponent Jon “Bones” Jones earlier tonight on Twitter. The two rivals had been exchanging playful jabs on Twitter over the past 24 hours but “DC” took it to another level tonight when he replied to Jones with this tweet: Failing...

Feb 26, 2016 8:40 am

Michael Bisping blasts Anderson Silva: “All the steroids will not help you”

At the ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ weigh-ins just moments ago Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping had their final staredown before stepping into the Octagon tomorrow in London. Following their staredown, Michael Bisping used his weigh-in interview to bash Silva for his failed drug tests. “This man is a cheat! This man is a fraud! And...

Feb 25, 2016 10:42 am

REPLAY! ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ top 5 media day moments

Saturday evening in London Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will square off in the main event of ‘UFC London’ on UFC Fight Pass. Ahead of the bout there has been tension between the fighters due to the fact that Bisping has repeatedly taken verbal shots at Anderson Silva’s pair of failed drug tests surrounding his...

Feb 25, 2016 9:32 am

Conor McGregor responds to Nick Diaz’s challenge

While Conor McGregor is slated to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 196 on March 5th, he has his sights set of Nick Diaz in the future. At the UFC 196 press conference on Wednesday, McGregor repeatedly used the microphone to make statements towards Nick Diaz, who was not on stage but was at the event....

Feb 25, 2016 9:19 am

REPLAY! Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping staredown in London

Beautiful view. Scary tension. #UFCLondon https://t.co/wncglW2azq — #UFCLondon (@ufc) February 25, 2016 Wednesday afternoon in London, Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping had a staredown ahead of their ‘UFC London’ scrap Saturday evening on UFC Fight Pass. While things didn’t get physical during the staredown, there was obvious tension given the verbal jabs Bisping has been...

Feb 24, 2016 7:48 pm

Dana White responds to Nate Diaz’ steroid comments

At the UFC 196 press conference on Wednesday, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor got involved in several heated verbal exchanges. Surprisingly, Nate Diaz accused the UFC roster, as well as Conor McGregor specifically, of being on steroids. McGregor instantly got fired up, nearly losing his composure. Following the event, UFC President Dana White responded to...

Feb 23, 2016 8:01 am

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi expertly breaks down Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping

On Saturday in London, Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’. The fight will be the first for Silva since his UFC 183 win over Nick Diaz which was ultimately overturned after Silva failed a pair of drug tests. The former champ was...

Feb 22, 2016 11:20 am

Anderson Silva: The Spider has Landed! Fight Night London

It’s fight week and this event’s destination of octagon fights takes us to London, England for a night of Fight Pass action. #7 Anderson Silva (34-6 MMA) is back in action since his last fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on January of last year. The fight resulted in a no-contest and Silva was...

Feb 19, 2016 6:40 pm

Wanderlei Silva has “good news” about his return to the ring

MMA veteran Wanderlei Silva has been out of action since his March 2013 KO win over Brian Stann in Saitama Japan. Silva was handed a lifetime suspension from the NSAC after evading a drug test. Silva then accused the UFC of fixing fights which subsequently resulted in them freezing his contract. ‘The Axe Murderer’ eventually...

Feb 19, 2016 9:29 am

Greg Jackson talks Donald Cerrone’s future at welterweight

After Donald Cerrone’s UFC on FOX 17 loss to Rafael dos Anjos, it was revealed that Cerrone would be moving up to welterweight to face Tim Means in Pittsburgh. Ultimately, Means was pulled from the event after it was revealed that he potentially failed a USADA drug test. The UFC replaced Means with Alex ‘Cowboy’...