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Nov 7, 2016 12:51 pm

Jon Jones releases statement on one-year suspension for failed USADA drug test

News broke on Monday that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was given a one-year suspension term by USADA following an arbitration hearing. Jones was flagged for a potential anti-doping violation in July, which resulted in him being pulled from the UFC 200 light heavyweight title fight against champion Daniel Cormier. It was later...

Nov 7, 2016 11:27 am

Jon Jones issued one-year suspension by USADA

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was given his sanction from USADA on Monday after testing positive for the banned substances clomiphene and letrozole, which were from the test results of a June 16 out-of-competition sample. The failed test results had him pulled from UFC 200’s scheduled UFC light heavyweight championship fight against champion...

Nov 5, 2016 11:18 am

Tom Lawlor reveals what substance he tested positive for

Recently, it was revealed that UFC middleweight Tom Lawlor had been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from a random out-of-competition drug test back in October. While details regarding Lawlor’s failed drug test were not made immediately available, ‘Filthy’ has now taken to social media to give an update on the situation to...

Nov 5, 2016 9:07 am

Tito Ortiz catches heat for homophobic comments towards Chael Sonnen

On January 21st, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz, and former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen will step into the cage under the Bellator MMA banner in a highly anticipated matchup. When Sonnen celebrated the end of his two-year suspension several months ago, it was announced that he was coming out of retirement, and...


Nov 4, 2016 12:04 pm

UFC vet Tom Lawlor notified of potential USADA anti-doping violation

News surfaced late Thursday evening that UFC veteran ‘Filthy’ Tom Lawlor had been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from a random out-of-competition drug test last month. Lawlor, who has spent the better part of his 17-fight MMA career under the UFC banner, racking up a 6-5 record over the past 8 years,...

Nov 2, 2016 11:23 am

Michael Bisping: ‘If you’re paying attention, Nick, do what Georges didn’t’

Michael Bisping has been campaigning for a fight for UFC 206, which comes just a little over two months since his tough five-round championship fight against Dan Henderson. With Georges St-Pierre’s name as a possible opponent, Bisping was more than excited to get back to competition against one of the greatest to ever fight in...

Oct 29, 2016 8:29 am

Michael Bisping calls for Nick Diaz, says he’ll beat Georges St-Pierre with one arm

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is coming off a unanimous decision win over Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 204 earlier this month, where he made his first successful title defense. Following the fight, it was revealed that Bisping could very well find himself suspended for six months for medical reasons. With that...

Oct 28, 2016 11:55 am

VIDEO | NSFW – Student regulates when teacher is punched in the middle of school fight

Fights inevitably happen in school between students. Even with the consequences of being suspended or expelled, kids that are growing into young adults deal with a lot of stress and situations that unfortunately lead to physical altercations. In this video seen in a school classroom, two students begin fighting. In the middle of the chaos,...

Oct 27, 2016 9:11 am

VIDEO | Anthony Johnson sparring 6’5 kickboxing champ Katsiaryna Kavaleva

With just over a month to go until UFC 206, where UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will put his light heavyweight strap on the line as he squares off with top ranked light heavyweight contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch, Rumble is getting some training in with a kickboxing world champ,...

Oct 25, 2016 7:42 am

Jon Jones goes on lengthy Twitter rant

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones may currently be suspended by the NAC throughout the course of his appeal process, however Jones’ legal team caught quite the big break this week when it was announced that they were able to pinpoint the exact supplement Jones took which was tainted, resulting in the failure of a...

Oct 24, 2016 7:34 pm

Lyman Good pulled from UFC 205 following potential USADA violation

New York native Lyman Good is no longer set to compete on the UFC’s first-ever event in the Empire State. The former Bellator 170 pound champion and current UFC welterweight was flagged for a USADA violation according to the UFC’s website. The news of Lyman Good’s potential USADA violation broke on Monday, just weeks away...

Oct 22, 2016 8:52 am

Chris Weidman: Michael Bisping would be “one of my easiest fights”

The war of words between UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, and former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman continued this weekend as Weidman proclaimed that ‘The Count’ would be one of his easiest fights throughout the course of his MMA career. Bisping recently stepped into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 205 for a...

Oct 22, 2016 7:31 am

UFC cuts 13 fighters from roster

The string of recent UFC employees being laid-off has now extended beyond the corporate side of the UFC, as the new WME-IMG owners have now removed 13 fighters from the roster. MMAFighting broke the story, which has reported that the following fighters have been cut from the UFC roster: Shane Campbell Kevin Casey Cody East...

Oct 21, 2016 12:34 pm

Luke Rockhold: Michael Bisping “b**ching out” from fighting top middleweights

Earlier this month at UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made his first successful title defense as he went to war with MMA legend Dan Henderson in a main event scrap in Manchester, England. Bisping was dropped early in the fight, but weathered an early storm from Henderson that saw the champ dropped in...

Oct 21, 2016 8:07 am

Jordan Parsons becomes first MMA fighter diagnosed with CTE

Tragic news surfaced Thursday evening that former Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons, who was fatally struck by a vehicle earlier this year, was posthumously diagnosed with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, also known as CTE. The Boston Globe broke the story, which revealed that Dr. Bennet Omalu, the doctor who discovered the disease in football players, was...

Oct 20, 2016 2:31 pm

Report | Michael Bisping being targeted to return at UFC 206 in Toronto

It sounds like UFC middleweight champion Michael “The Count” Bisping may be getting back into the Octagon for another fight very soon. Bisping just defended his title for the first time against Dan Henderson earlier this month at UFC 204 and apparently has been called by the UFC to get prepared for another big fight....

Oct 19, 2016 8:18 am

Driver who killed Jordan Parsons posts bail

Earlier this year, tragic news surfaced that Bellator MMA prospect Jordan Parsons had been struck by a vehicle in Florida. While initial reports regarding the situation, and what happened, were a bit scarce, it was then revealed that Parsons was in the hospital, where he was forced to have his leg amputated as a result...

Oct 18, 2016 10:27 am

Michael Bisping eyeing fight with Chris Weidman

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is fresh off his UFC 204 unanimous decision win over Dan Henderson earlier this month, and already has his sights set on another potential top contender. Following Bisping’s win over Henderson, he used his post-fight Octagon interview to take shots the top of the middleweight division, saying: “Forgive my language…all...

Oct 17, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones competes in NAGA tournament at Europa Games Expo in Phoenix

Some lucky fans got a chance to see former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones back in competition over the weekend. Jones says he was called out by some of his fans at the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) tournament, which took place at the Europa Games Expo in Phoenix. Jones was present at the...

Oct 14, 2016 9:55 am

Oddsmakers Identify Cormier vs. Rumble 2 as a Pick ‘Em Fight

On December 10, the UFC will return to Toronto, Ontario, Canada with UFC 206. The card will be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between current champion Daniel Cormier, and brick-fisted challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. These two fighters, of course, have some history together. Back in May of 2015, Rumble was scheduled for a...

Oct 13, 2016 3:24 pm

Wanderlei Silva still “pissed”, wants Chael Sonnen fight

Back in 2013, Chael Sonnen coached ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil: Season 3’ opposite MMA legend Wanderlei Silva. The pair were at each others throats throughout the entire season, with things coming to a head when the pair ended up brawling during the filming of an episode. Silva was angry with Sonnen, and took a swing...

Oct 13, 2016 11:59 am

UFC 204 medical suspensions

This past weekend, the UFC hit Manchester, England, for UFC 204. The card was an action packed one that saw UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping make his first successful title defense over Dan Henderson in what was ultimately Henderson’s final fight before retiring. While Henderson dropped Bisping several times early in the fight, Bisping’s volume...

Oct 12, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Should Conor McGregor be thankful his NSAC fine was only $150,000?

“I get fined more than these bums get paid,” tweeted UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor on Monday following his hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). I get fined more than these bums get paid — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 10, 2016 McGregor is basically right. Most fighters that compete in the UFC aren’t making...

Oct 11, 2016 10:54 am

Nick Diaz: Conor McGregor will never be the best

While Conor McGregor is currently the UFC featherweight champion, and has the opportunity to go down in history as the first UFC fighter to simultaneously hold title belts in two weight classes when he fights Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship at UFC 205 on November 12th, MMA veteran Nick Diaz doesn’t think McGregor’s beat...

Oct 10, 2016 5:09 pm

Bellator president targeting Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva for summer event

Bellator president Scott Coker is looking to put on a grudge match that’s been years in the making. Ever since Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva coached opposite each other on The Ultimate Fighter back in 2013, the two have never had the chance to settle the score in the ring. After a series of blunders...

Oct 8, 2016 10:54 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping & Dan Henderson Octagon interviews

In the main event of UFC 204, Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson squared off in what turned out to be an epic five-round war. The fight was an extremely back and forth one, with Henderson dropping Bisping in both the first and second rounds. Ultimately Bisping showed his incredible toughness & heart as he recovered...

Oct 5, 2016 5:33 pm

Daniel Cormier set to defend his UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 206 in Toronto

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will return to the Octagon to defend his title at UFC 206 in Toronto, Canada. The event is scheduled to take place on December 10. Cormier made his announcement on Wednesday night’s “UFC Tonight” show on FOX Sports 1. Cormier is slated to face Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in another...