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Feb 12, 2015 4:22 am

Rashad Evans Out Another 6-7 Months

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, “Suga” Rashad Evans will be out of action for an additional 6-7 months following a second surgery to repair his knee. Much like Dominick Cruz, Evan’s first attempt to repair his ACL failed, requiring a second surgery, which already took place. UFC tonight broke the news on Wednesday night’s broadcast. “I...

Feb 11, 2015 5:22 pm

Faber on Edgar Fight: “This is one for the history books”

The UFC makes its much anticipated live event debut in Manila when it brings the Octagon to the Mall of Arena Asia on Saturday, May 16. The main event will see former lightweight champion and current No. 1 ranked featherweight mixed martial artist Frankie “The Answer” Edgar face fellow American Urijah “The California Kid” Faber...

Feb 8, 2015 3:41 pm

Report: UFC Withholding $6 Million Payment To Anderson Silva

Last month Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon after a 13 month layoff to fight Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183. Silva went the distance with Diaz, ultimately winning by unanimous decision. After the bout however, it was revealed that Silva failed a random, pre-fight drug test ahead of the bout, but...

Feb 8, 2015 10:20 am

Lawler: Jones, Silva Failed Drug Tests A “Black Eye” For The Sport

The UFC has had a bit of a rough start to 2015 when it comes to drug test results. First it was revealed after his UFC 182 scrap against Daniel Cormier that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones had failed a random pre-fight drug test for the main metabolite in cocaine. Following that, it was...


Feb 7, 2015 10:50 am

GSP ‘surprised’ by Anderson Silva’s failed UFC 183 drug test

Just about everyone in the mixed martial arts community was shocked to learn that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had tested positive for 2 types of banned substances (steroids) following his UFC 183 victory over Nick Diaz. Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre, recently spoke with La Presse (via Yahoo) where he gave...

Feb 5, 2015 6:53 pm

Bendo ‘surprised’ that “Cowboy” gets so many short-notice fights

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson will make his welterweight debut on short-notice at next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 60 event in Broomfield, Colorado. “Bendo” will headline the event opposite rising welterweight star Brandon Thatch. Henderson recently sat down with Duane Finley of Bleacher Report where he talked about finally getting a short-notice fight,...

Feb 4, 2015 8:01 am

Team Alpha Male Fighters Discuss Anderson Silva’s Failed Drug Test

The MMA community was both shocked and disappointed when the news that longtime great Anderson Silva had failed a pre-fight drug test prior to his fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Silva tested positive for the steroids drostanolone and androstane. Tuesday nights episode of Team Alpha Male Radio went live right after the news...

Feb 2, 2015 10:41 am

Fight Taunts 101 – Laying Down In Front Of A Spider

A video posted by MMA-Core (@mma_core) on Feb 1, 2015 at 12:56am PST You’ve heard about it, now see it for yourself! During the first round of UFC 183, Nick Diaz taunted Anderson Silva like no one else ever has, laying down in front of ‘The Spider’, standing with his back to the cage, and...

Feb 1, 2015 4:39 pm

Booking Roundup – UFC Books Several Major Matchups For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been incredibly busy this week booking fights for upcoming events, even more-so than usual! Booking nearly 20 bouts for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the latest happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Cody Pfister vs. James Moontasri, which will go down at UFC Fight Night 60 on...

Feb 1, 2015 8:39 am

Pros React To Anderson Silva’s Return To The UFC

Last night in the main-event of UFC 183, Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon to take on Nick Diaz. The bout was scored unanimously in favor of Silva, however it was much closer than the scorecards reflected. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters watching the bout. COM'ON @nickdiaz209 #bayarea — Josh Thomson (@THEREALPUNK)...

Feb 1, 2015 12:24 am

Diaz: Silva Couldn’t Finish Me. I Would Be the One to End It

Nick Diaz returned to the octagon tonight and lost to Anderson “The Spider” Silva after five hard fought rounds. The fight went to decision and although Diaz did not agree with the judges’ scoring criteria, Diaz remained respectful toward Anderson Silva after the fight. Diaz did not take any significant damage that could have ended...

Jan 30, 2015 11:23 am

Diaz: ‘Cussing and trash-talking Silva would be out of line’

“He does martial arts. He’s a black belt. I do martial arts. I’m a black belt. I respect that. He obviously respects that. There are no “b*tches”, no “f***’ yous”, especially right off because that would be way out of line and I’m not trying to come of like that.” Former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz...

Jan 28, 2015 11:28 am

Diaz Camp: ‘Anderson Silva Not A Good Kickboxer’

“…It should be a good fight, [Nick Diaz] couldn’t have had better training for it. I brought in Artem Levin for him to work with, Chidi Njokuani and of course myself (Joe Schilling). Chidi was perfect to finish the camp actually, he moves just like Anderson, he’s got a similar style. “But everybody I brought...

Jan 28, 2015 9:10 am

UFC 183 Embedded, Episode 1 — Diaz Missing, Skipped Flight To Vegas?

On episode #1 of UFC 183 Embedded, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva goofs around with fans in Los Angeles before venturing into an all-team paintball war. Welterweights Tyron Woodley and Kelvin Gastelum arrive on site for fight week, as do women’s bantamweight opponents Miesha Tate and Sara McMann, who share an awkward exchange in the...

Jan 26, 2015 9:35 pm

UFC Invites Fans To UFC 183 Fight-Week Events

Ahead of UFC 183 this Saturday, the UFC has invited fans to the fight-week events leading up to the fight such as the open workouts, media day, and the weigh-ins. The festivities kick off on Wednesday with the open workouts, which will begin at 1 p.m. PT, with fighters working out for 30-minute periods of...

Jan 25, 2015 4:14 pm

Pros React To Johnson’s Win Over Gustafsson

Yesterday the MMA world watched on as Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson stepped into the Octagon to face Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. Johnson did what many didn’t think he would, knocking out Gustafsson in the 1st round, marking the first time ‘The Mauler’ was stopped with strikes in his MMA career. Below is a compilation of fighter...

Jan 24, 2015 10:38 am

Anderson Silva Supports Jon Jones

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva gave his take on the Jon Jones drug situation during a recent media interview. Silva faces Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183 on Jan. 31.

Jan 23, 2015 11:59 am

Surgery A Success!

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz just made it out of another surgery, and took to instagram with an update for the fans: Surgery is now complete…next step is putting my head down and busting out the rehabilitation process. Big Thanx 2 everyone for the patience so far,including this time also now-I will be back...

Jan 22, 2015 7:27 pm

Anderson Silva: I’m Disappointed in Jacare and Machida

Anderson Silva has always been firm in his stance when it comes to the potential of fighting training partners Lyoto Machida and Jacare Souza. He once stated that he would rather give up fighting than step into the octagon with Lyoto Machida. Machida, on the other hand, has changed his view on the subject and...

Jan 15, 2015 10:40 am

Artem Levin Joins Diaz Camp Ahead Of Silva Bout

Nick Diaz has included kickboxing royalty in the lead up to his upcoming fight against Anderson Silva. In a recent interview with MMAMAnia.com, Joe Schilling explains the decision to bring Artem Levin in to assist with this fight camp. Check it: I want to get Nick the best kickboxers in the world to work with…...

Jan 14, 2015 2:53 pm

Silva Training Partner Says He Wasn’t KO’d

The recently released footage of Anderson Silva KO’ing his training partner (Replay) is being called into question by Anderson’s sparring partner, Douglas Moura, who says the clip was just clever editing. “I wasn’t out, I was just dizzy. Right after that, I recovered, got back up and we continued training. Nothing happened. No big deal.” “They...

Jan 14, 2015 5:30 am

“UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz” Extended Preview

Future Hall of Famer Anderson Silva makes his return to the Octagon to face longtime contender Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Considered to be the greatest mixed martial artist of alltime, Silva earned multiple records during his nearly seven-year reign atop the 185-pound weight class. He expects a triumphant return against Diaz, one of the...

Jan 12, 2015 3:53 pm

Anderson Silva Feared Painkiller Addiction Following Broken Leg

As Anderson Silva prepares to return to the Octagon to face Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on January 31st, he appeared at an NSAC hearing earlier today to get licensing to fight. The NSAC requires all fighters over 35 to speak at the hearing in order to get licensed, and as Silva is 39, he...

Jan 12, 2015 3:16 pm

Referee And Judging Assignments Revealed For Diaz vs. Silva

Coming up on January 31st, both Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva will return to the Octagon for an epic superfight which will go down in the main event of UFC 183. Earlier today during a NSAC hearing it was revealed that ‘Big’ John McCarthy would be the referee for the bout, and Sal D’Amato, Marcos...

Jan 11, 2015 3:42 pm

Teammate: ‘Anderson Silva Has No Mental Block, Kicking Ridiculously Hard’

Anderson Silva’s teammate Rafael Cavalcante is putting to rest the talks of Anderson Silva being afraid to throw leg kicks after having his leg snapped by Chris Weidman at UFC 168 over a year ago. Cavalcante spoke to MMAFighting about Silva’s lack of a mental block, and how it will benefit him against Nick Diaz...

Jan 8, 2015 6:40 pm

Roland Delorme let go by the UFC

Canadian bantamweight fighter “Stunning” Roland Delorme (9-4, 1 NC MMA) has received his walking papers from the UFC. The former TUF 14 competitor went 3-3 with 1 no-contest during his time with the promotion. He scored victories over Josh Ferguson, Nick Denis and Edwin Figueroa while a part of the UFC’s bantamweight division. Delorme was...