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Jul 16, 2016 11:38 am

Roy Nelson bashes Dana White over Brock Lesnar failed drug test

The UFC has received quite a bit of criticism in the wake of the US Anti-Doping Agency revealing that Brock Lesnar failed a drug test in June prior to his UFC 200 co-main event scrap with Mark Hunt. Mark Hunt demanded that the UFC give him 50% of Brock Lesnar’s $2.5 million purse, then ultimately...

Jul 16, 2016 10:27 am

Conor McGregor sends warning to fighters calling him out

While UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is currently slated for a welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202, ‘Notorious’ has found himself called out by numerous fighters. While McGregor is supposed to to fight Jose Aldo for the undisputed featherweight championship after his bout with Diaz, Eddie Alvarez, Dominick Cruz, and several other fighters...

Jul 16, 2016 9:22 am

Mark Hunt rips Brock Lesnar in social media post

In the wake of USADA announcing that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had failed a random drug test leading up to his UFC 200 scrap with Mark Hunt, ‘The Super Samoan’ has been very vocal about wanting compensation for fighting someone on PEDs. Hunt initially demanded 50% of Lesnar’s purse, before then demanding 100%...

Jul 16, 2016 8:43 am

USADA gives details on Brock Lesnar’s other drug tests

Despite the UFC waiving the mandatory 4 month transitionary period for fighters coming out of retirement, during which they are subject to random USADA drug testing, USADA managed to test Brock Lesnar 6 times in 1 month leading up to his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Saturday morning, USADA spokesman Ryan Madden revealed to...


Jul 16, 2016 8:22 am

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

Brock Lesnar may not be facing backlash from just the MMA community in the wake of his “potential anti-doping violation”. The former UFC champion failed an out-of-competition drug test in June, which wasn’t announced until post-UFC 200. This likely could complicate things with Lesnar’s other employers, the WWE. In addition to repercussions from the NSAC,...

Jul 16, 2016 7:58 am

Brock Lesnar issues brief statement on potential anti-doping violation

Friday evening, it was revealed that the US Anti-Doping agency had informed the UFC of a “potential anti-doping violation” for Brock Lesnar stemming from a June drug test. Lesnar’s opponent for UFC 200, Mark Hunt, was quick to release a statement on the matter, demanding the UFC give him 50% of Lesnar’s massive purse for...

Jul 15, 2016 9:40 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk reflects on title fight with Claudia Gadelha

One week ago on Friday, Joanna Jedrzejczyk stepped into the Octagon to fight Claudia Gadelha in her 3rd strawweight title defense. Gadelha came out of the gate strong, putting the pressure on Jedrzejczyk throughout the first two rounds, however she gassed out quickly, and the champ was able to decisively win the last 3 rounds,...

Jul 15, 2016 9:11 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey wants her belt back

While there has been no immediate word on when Ronda Rousey will actually return to the Octagon, UFC President Dana White has stated that Rousey will get an immediate title shot upon returning to the Octagon. Rousey appeared during a press conference where she explained that the wants her belt back! Check out the video...

Jul 15, 2016 7:20 pm

Pros react to Brock Lesnar’s USADA violation

Earlier tonight news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had been flagged for a potential anti-doping violation. The out-of-competition drug test in question was performed by USADA on June 28, 11 days prior to Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 decision victory over Mark Hunt. Of course it did not take long for fellow UFC...

Jul 15, 2016 6:43 pm

Mark Hunt is pissed about Brock Lesnar’s potential anti-doping violation

News broke on Friday that the UFC was notified that Brock Lesnar has been flagged for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Lesnar’s potential violation stems from an out of competition sample that was collected by USADA on June 28, 2016. Upon hearing the news, Lesnar’s UFC 200 opponent Mark...

Jul 15, 2016 3:38 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor looking shredded next to Dillon Danis

With just under a month to go until Conor McGregor’s rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on August 20th, Conor McGregor is looking incredibly muscular after training with JiuJitsu world champion Dillon Danis. Danis has been a staple in McGregor’s camp during his preparation for his rematch with Diaz. McGregor, who stands at 5’9,...

Jul 15, 2016 2:33 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘What am I supposed to do, stand in front of Anderson Silva?’

Daniel Cormier had a rough time with everything UFC 200. From his originally scheduled title fight versus Jon Jones being pulled just days prior to the event, to the fans sheer disrespect for him implementing a winning game plan against Anderson Silva, it was a tough few days for the UFC light heavyweight champion of...

Jul 15, 2016 1:30 pm

Photo | Ronda Rousey does not appear to be in ‘fight shape’

It has been eight months since we last seen former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in the Octagon. Rousey recently made an appearance at an event in Chicago and from the looks of the photo, it doesn’t look like Rousey has any plans of fighting anytime soon. Although the former champion has expressed interest...

Jul 15, 2016 10:40 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor takes out piñata for birthday celebration

[ooyala code=”U0Y2ZyNDE6IQ2Dft2cAxoQTx0kbKwZnO” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”720″ autoplay=”true”] Yesterday, UFC featherweight kingpin Conor McGregor celebrated his birthday. At just 28 years old, the featherweight champion is widely regarded as the biggest superstar in the UFC. While McGregor is in the midst of his training camp for his UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz, he decided to...

Jul 15, 2016 10:17 am

Alistair Overeem predicts finish of Stipe Miocic

While Alistair Overeem doesn’t step into the Octagon to fight Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 203 until September, the heavyweight veteran is already calling his shot! Overeem spoke to TMZ to give his prediction on the fight, in a video which you can see above. The former...

Jul 15, 2016 10:03 am

Michael Bisping explains why he wants to fight Dan Henderson

Immediately following UFC 200 on Saturday night, UFC President Dana White appeared on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show, where he announced that Michael Bisping’s first title defense will likely be against Dan Henderson in Manchester, England. The MMA community was split in two over the bout, with some excited to see if Bisping could...

Jul 15, 2016 9:23 am

TJ Dillashaw blasts “p***y” Dominick Cruz

Earlier this year, Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon to fight TJ Dillashaw for the bantamweight championship he never lost inside the Octagon. Cruz, who had the belt stripped from him due to injuries, won the fight via split decision to reclaim his bantamweight championship. In the wake of TJ Dillashaw’s unanimous decision win over...

Jul 15, 2016 9:09 am

Robbie Lawler doesn’t want to fight Nate Diaz

Although Robbie Lawler was defeated by Nick Diaz back in 2004, the UFC welterweight champion isn’t looking to get revenge on Nick Diaz by fighting his younger brother Nate. Ahead of Lawler’s UFC 201 title defense against Tyrone Woodley on July 30th, the welterweight champ explained to MMAJunkie why he doesn’t want to fight Diaz,...

Jul 14, 2016 10:25 pm

Freddie Roach: Michael Bisping declined fight with Georges St-Pierre

After Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 to claim the UFC middleweight championship, it was revealed that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre had reached out to Bisping’s camp for a fight. Bisping stated that if St-Pierre, who hasn’t fought since 2014, wanted a title shot, all he...

Jul 14, 2016 6:55 pm

Ronda Rousey: “People either hate my guts or they really, really like me”

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is undoubtably one of the most polarizing figures in MMA. While many love the former champion for her ‘No BS’ attitude, others criticize her for often coming across as unnecessarily arrogant. In a recent Reebok ad for their ‘#PerfectNever’ campaign, Rousey explains why she is completely okay with...

Jul 14, 2016 3:54 pm

Bellator in talks with Rory MacDonald

Going into Rory MacDonald’s “UFC Fight Night: Ottawa” scrap with Stephen Thompson, ‘The Red King’ knew he had to deliver a stellar performance given that it was the last fight on his contract. While the pair put on a spectacular showing, MacDonald lost the bout via unanimous decision. In the wake of the bout, it...

Jul 14, 2016 12:23 pm

Dana White to support Donald Trump with speech at his Republican National Convention

UFC President Dana White is reportedly set to speak at Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention on night two, according to the New York Times. According to the report, the list of speakers was “confirmed by two people with direct knowledge of the convention planning.” With White being a part of the UFC’s $4 billion sale...

Jul 14, 2016 11:54 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis tricks and kicks brother Sergio below the belt

Brotherly love runs deep with Anthony and Sergio Pettis. Although the Pettis brothers are very close, the two UFC veterans surely have had their moments of disparity growing up. In this case, it was just big brother Anthony simply playing a painful trick on younger brother Sergio. Check out this classic Throwback Thursday clip of...

Jul 14, 2016 11:22 am

VIDEO | Family feud – Michael Bisping shows son why he is the champ in kitchen grappling match

[ooyala code=”wwMHFxNDE6Z74bj9BmnM35tGhf6DUDln” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is a family man outside of the Octagon. When Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold at UFC 199, “The Count” realized his career dreams by winning the UFC middleweight title and brought his family in the cage to celebrate with him, including his oldest son...