664 Search Results for suspended

Jun 30, 2016 8:27 pm

Jon Jones: I’m not a bad guy, I’ve done some bad things

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has had his fair share of legal issues. Unfortunately for Jones, his issues ultimately saw him stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship. Ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Daniel Cormier, UFC President Dana White stated that Jones has embraced the role of the ‘bad guy’ in...

Jun 29, 2016 9:32 am

Jon Jones: Loss in rematch is “major blow” to Daniel Cormier’s legacy

On July 9th, in the main event of UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off in one of the most highly anticipated rematches in UFC history for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. While Jones, the youngest UFC champion in history, is looking to reclaim the belt he never lost inside the Octagon,...

Jun 25, 2016 9:22 am

Michael Bisping blasts middleweight title contenders

Since Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, he has found himself being called out by nearly everyone in the top 5 of the UFC’s middleweight division. Bisping has done his best to respond to all of the challenges, pointing out that Luke...

Jun 22, 2016 11:29 am

Michael Bisping breaks down list of middleweight contenders

Since winning the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, there has been much speculation as to who Michael Bisping’s first title defense would be against. Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman is currently sidelined after undergoing neck surgery, #1 contender Jacare Souza is out after having surgery,...


Jun 21, 2016 1:54 pm

NAC issues 12-month suspension for UFC fighter’s positive drug test

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) issued a suspension dealing with a positive drug test on Tuesday, according to a report from MMA Fighting. UFC lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira was handed the year-long suspension from competition after testing positive for the banned substance Ostarine, which is defined within the class of SARMS (selective androgen receptor modulators)....

Jun 14, 2016 11:18 am

Fighter takes on a new career after USADA suspension, all due to a tainted supplement

There have been a couple of cases recently where fighters have popped for banned subtances due to tainted supplements. UFC welterweight Tim means was just given a six-month suspension after coming to an agreement with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after they determined that one of Means’ supplements was, in fact, tainted. Means was facing...

Jun 2, 2016 8:09 am

UFC Fight Night 88 medical suspensions

Earlier this week, UFC Fight Night 88 went down in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was a thrilling one that saw Cody Garbrandt end Thomas ALmedia’s undefeated streak, Jeremy Stephens defeat former bantamweight champion Renan Barao, and more! Following the event, MMAMania obtained the medical suspensions for the fighters at the event: Thomas Almeida: Suspended...

May 28, 2016 6:22 am

UFC congratulates Emil Meek on knocking out Rousimar Palhares

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Rousimar Palhares has earned quite a bad reputation in the MMA industry over the last few years. Palhares was suspended for 90 days, and even kicked out of the UFC and the WSOF for refusing to let go of submissions after his opponents tapped. With that being said, Palhares was...

May 25, 2016 8:57 am

Urijah Faber reacts to BJ Penn’s USADA violation

Unfortunate news broke earlier this week that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 199 scrap with Cole Miller on June 4th after voluntarily revealing that he used an IV back in March. While there hasn’t been any word in regards to whether or not Penn will be suspended...

May 24, 2016 1:57 pm

Rousimar Palhares on Venator loss: ‘I was hit with illegal elbows in the back of the head and couldn’t see anything next’

Rousimar Palhares got back to competition for the first time since being suspended by the Nevada Athletic Comission in 2015 for unsportsmanlike conduct. The two-year suspension has not been lifted, so fighting at Venator FC overseas in Milan, Italy was a loophole that “Toquinho” slipped through to fight once again. Palhares’ Venator debut didn’t go...

May 17, 2016 11:00 am

Photo | Nick Diaz is looking jacked ahead of his return to the Octagon

UFC veteran Nick Diaz will be eligible to fight again in August after his 18-month suspension from the NSAC is up. Diaz tested positive for marijuana after his bout with Anderson Silva back in January of last year and fans are anxiously awaiting the return of the elder Diaz brother. Check out the Diaz brothers...

May 12, 2016 10:06 am

Frank Mir’s ‘B Sample’ tests positive

Back in March, Mark Hunt picked up yet another walk-off KO as he defeated Frank Mir in the first round of their ‘UFC FN: Sydney’ main event scrap. After the bout, news surfaced that Mir had failed a drug test that was taken after his loss to Hunt. Mir adamantly denied that he took any...

May 10, 2016 12:22 pm

Anderson Silva looking to fulfill his 15-fight contract with the UFC

Anderson Silva recently turned 41-years-old, but it seems age is just a number to “The Spider.” While some have criticized Silva’s last performance in the Octagon against Michael Bisping, the win for “The Count” has him campaigning for a middleweight title shot. Now, it seems the belt isn’t as much of a goal for Silva...

May 7, 2016 2:46 pm

Driver arrested in connection to Jordan Parson’s death

Earlier this month tragic news surfaced that Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons had been struck by a vehicle and was forced to have part of his leg amputated. An update was released that Parson’s had to undergo heart surgery, as the condition turned from bad to worse. Ultimately, Parsons passed away as a result of...

May 6, 2016 8:42 am

Dada 5000 not happy with Kimbo Slice’s punishment for failing drug test

Back at Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 competed in one of the most infamous fights in the history of the sport. Both men appeared to gas very early in the fight, which made for a rather long fight until Slice ultimately TKO’d Dada 5000 in the 3rd round without actually touching him. After...

May 4, 2016 1:21 pm

Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez reportedly set for UFC on FOX 20

At UFC 197 Edson Barboza picked up the biggest win of his professional career as he defeated former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision. The win was a dominant one for Barboza, as he out-struck Showtime throughout the course of the fight, dealing a severe amount of damage to Pettis’ legs throughout the...

May 4, 2016 9:45 am

Yoel Romero taunts Michael Bisping on Twitter

While Yoel Romero may currently be suspended by the UFC for taking a supplement which was contaminated with a banned substance, ‘Soldier Of God’ didn’t shy away from an opportunity to bash UFC veteran Michael Bisping. Bisping, who is coming off a unanimous decision win over Anderson Silva in London, is looking to face the...

May 3, 2016 1:24 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz talks about dream coming true training with childhood idol

UFC veteran Nick Diaz has been into martial arts for a long time. The elder Diaz brother admits that he was a Jean-Claude Van Damme wannabe as a youngster. Recently, The Diaz brothers were seen training and hanging out with the Hollywood martial arts star. Nick spoke with TMZ on getting to train with one...

Apr 26, 2016 2:36 pm

UFC 197 medical suspensions: Jon Jones facing long layoff

This past Saturday at UFC 197, Jon Jones made his return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux. Jones defeated Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim light heavyweight championship. With Jones’ win many were expecting the UFC to book Jones vs. DC II at UFC 200 to replace McGregor vs Diaz II,...

Apr 22, 2016 9:11 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux – EA Sports UFC 2 simulation

Tomorrow night, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. It will be the first fight back for the pound for pound kingpin since being stripped of the championship almost exactly a year ago. Above you can...

Apr 21, 2016 11:54 pm

Jon Jones says he is happy Daniel Cormier became a UFC champion

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and current champion Daniel Cormier do not like each other. The two are a part of one the biggest rivalries the UFC has seen and were set to rematch this weekend at UFC 197. However, an injury sidelined Cormier and now Jones is set to face Ovince Saint...

Apr 20, 2016 1:54 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz wishes everyone a ‘Happy420’

The Diaz brothers are likely the most well-known marijuana advocates in the MMA community. The elder Nick Diaz has actually tested positive for marijuana multiple times with competition testing and his last positive test in 2015 nearly had him suspended for five years. His suspension was later brought down to 18 months and will actually...

Apr 9, 2016 12:21 pm

Luke Rockhold blasts Yoel Romero for failed drug test

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is never one to hold his tongue when it comes to his thoughts on other fighters. Recently, Rockhold and former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman have been trading verbal blows ahead of their UFC 199 rematch for the middleweight championship. Ahead of that fight, Rockhold has put former #1 contender...

Apr 6, 2016 8:56 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones grappling with Yoel Romero

Recently, top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero posted a photo to his Instagram showing a plane ticket to Albuquerque New Mexico, leading many to believe that he took pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones up on his offer to train. While Romero is currently suspended for 6 months, a video emerged of the Olympian grappling...

Apr 4, 2016 11:42 am

REPORT: Yoel Romero and USADA have reached a settlement agreement for shorter suspension

UPDATE BELOW Shortly after Yoel Romero’s fight with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC 194, news spread of Romero’s “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” that stemmed from an out-of-competition sample collection. Romero and his legal team have claimed that a dietary supplement is the cause of Romero’s “potential violation.” Romero and his team claim that the supplement...