5784 Search Results for PED

Aug 21, 2015 3:14 pm

Cung Le: ‘Dana White Tried To ‘Strong Arm’ Me Into Admitting PED Use’

Things between retired MMA fighter Cung Le and the UFC aren’t very good. Le is a plaintiff in the class action anti-trust lawsuit against Zuffa and recently spoke with fellow plaintiff Nate Quarry on a podcast and detailed the final year with the UFC and how things got really bad. Here’s Le talking about the...

Aug 18, 2015 2:30 am

Danny Castillo bashes the idea of having PEDs being legal in MMA

The day Dana White and Ultimate Fighting Championship started their battle against performance enhancing drugs in mixed martial arts, most fighters rejoiced. While some would eventually get popped for banned substances, it would be for the greater good in making the sport safer for the health of the fighters. MMA is not a non-contact sport...

Aug 13, 2015 8:51 pm

UFC Releases Statement On Anderson Silva’s Suspension For PEDs

Former UFC middleweight champion and a fighter many consider to be the G.O.A.T, was beat down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission during Thursday’s disciplinary hearing. After giving his strange and at times confusing defense the commission decided to bring down the hammer and gave him a one year suspension, along with fines and a...

Aug 13, 2015 8:22 pm

Anderson’s Defense? Watch Silva Blame Thai Sex Pill On PED Failure

Words really can’t describe how strange and at times uncomfortable Thursday’s Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing was. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva appeared, with his lawyer and manager, to present their defense to the failed drug tests from UFC 183. Silva’s excuse? He used a sexual performance drug that was given to him by...

Aug 10, 2015 8:05 am

Jose Aldo’s coach fires back at Brendan Schaub for PED accusations

After Renan Barao lost to Team Alpha Male’s TJ Dillashaw for a second time in a row, Brendan Schaub threw in his two cents saying, “Since this drug testing, anyone notice the ol’ Brazilians ain’t doing too well? Ever notice the people, the ol’ South America ain’t doing too hot since this drug testing thing?” Nova Uniao...

Aug 10, 2015 2:02 am

Palhares releases official statement, speaks out on getting stripped of WSOF title

The dust has settled and decisions have been made. Rousimar Palhares has officially been stripped of his role as World Series of Fighting’s welterweight champion due to his actions inside the decagon at “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields”. Palhares has chosen to break his silence on being stripped of the championship and spoke out about...

Aug 5, 2015 7:30 am

UFC Fighters React To Rousimar Palhares Being Stripped Of Title

The World Series of Fighting decided to strip welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares of his belt and suspend him indefinitely. This came after he beat Jake Shields at this past Saturday’s WSOF 22. During the fight he clearly scratched at Shields eyes several times and then held onto the fight winning submission for way to long...

Aug 2, 2015 8:19 pm

Gracie Wants Palhares Stripped, Banned from MMA

Rousimar Palhares was once viewed as one of the most dangerous welterweights in the world with the potential to become a UFC champion. Now, he’s viewed as flat-out “dangerous”. Another Palhares bout has come and gone and to the surprise of nobody, it ended in controversy. Shields challenged Palhares for his welterweight championship at “WSOF...

Aug 2, 2015 6:59 pm

Nate Diaz Blasts Khabib after Saturday’s Brawl: ‘He Got Open Hand Slapped!’

The saga between the Diaz Brothers and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s camp is FAR from over. Diaz’s and Nurmagomedov’s crews got into an altercation at “WSOF 22” on Saturday evening which led to a brawl in the stands. After getting separated, they found themselves in ANOTHER scuffle in what seemed to be the casino’s lobby. The following...

Aug 2, 2015 1:56 pm

Palhares could be stripped of WSOF belt for his actions at “WSOF 22”

There is no doubt that Rousimar Palhares is one of the most talented and powerful grapplers in World Series of Fighting. As the saying goes, though, “With great power comes great responsibility”. Palhares has shown a lack of discipline in the past when it comes to letting go of submission holds on time and he...

Jul 31, 2015 1:42 pm

Pederneiras Talks Barao Moving To Featherweight And Aldo’s Return

  “For now, we haven’t talked about whether he stays at this weight, or goes up. We’ll have that talk next week.” “I feel Barao fought at a level way below his potential. He wasn’t able to perform in the way we saw during training. One positive would be that, even though Barao was very...

Jul 30, 2015 12:01 am

Paige VanZant Gets Hyped––Pumps Iron To Drizzy Drake

Getting stronger #ufc191 @mvmntcrossfit A video posted by Paige VanZant (@paigevanzantufc) on Jul 29, 2015 at 10:16pm PDT Check out UFC star Paige VanZant as she puts in some serious work ahead of her scrap with Alex Chambers!! BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC! – AMAZING! – MUST WATCH!

Jul 28, 2015 6:30 am

Lorenz Larkin: “Fighters popped for Steroids should be banned for life!”

UFC welterweight slugger Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin (16-4 MMA) recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor to discuss a number of topics, one of those being the UFC’s revamped drug policy. Larkin is happy that the UFC has implemented year-round drug testing for fighters but doesn’t feel the penalty for those caught on steroids is...

Jul 26, 2015 12:56 pm

GSP: I Should Have Stopped Earlier than I Did

Georges St. Pierre walked away from the sport of MMA in December 2013 and made it clear he had no idea when, or if, he was making his return. Now, he’s admitting that he should have stepped down as UFC Welterweight Champion earlier than he did. “I became world champion by training for fun. And...

Jul 18, 2015 12:55 am

Asian Fans Want Askren To Get Whooped

“I think in a lot of countries in Asia, they want to see the loudmouth, arrogant American get beat up. I’m not saying that is what Askren is. I’m not saying that about a champion. The stereotype of Americans in Asia is being loudmouth, arrogant and bragging, all this kind of stuff. That stereotype is...

Jul 7, 2015 8:15 am

Mayweather’s Camp Breaks Silence, Speaks Out About Being Stripped Of Title

It was announced yesterday that Floyd Mayweather Jr. would be stripped of his WBO welterweight title. Mayweather did not pay the $200K fee in order to hold the belt, so the WBO committee voted to take it from him and give it to Timothy Bradley Jr.. Now, we have word from Mayweather’s team via ESPN.com. Mayweather...

Jul 6, 2015 11:00 am

Mayweather Could be Stripped of Title he Won From Pacquiao

Floyd “Money” Mayweather had to do a little more than just defeat Manny Pacquiao by way of decision to hold on to the WBO Welterweight Championship. Mayweather was also supposed to vacate his other titles so younger boxers could have a run at the gold as well. Mayweather originally did not want to forfeit his...

Jul 5, 2015 6:22 am

Pederneiras: Several Fighters Will Move Up in Weight with IV Ban

Weight classes across the board in the Ultimate Fighting Championship could be seeing makeovers now that the weight-cut process has changed. Earlier in June, USADA informed fighters that they will no longer be able to rehydrate with IV bags after weigh ins. While UFC fighters and personalities like Joe Rogan have voiced their disgust with...