737 Search Results for suspended

Aug 30, 2017 12:34 pm

Daniel Cormier’s Plan to Throw Hands with Jones Even With a Possible Suspension

Sometimes the MMA gods smile upon us, other times they curse us. Jon Jones allegedly popped for performance enhancing drugs and is now entitled to his due process. If the worst of the worst happens, a domino effect of consequences crashes down upon himself, the UFC, and the light heavyweight division. Jon Jones could be...

Aug 29, 2017 2:11 pm

Conor McGregor served medical suspension as a result of his loss to Floyd Mayweather

Following the results of the exciting boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, “The Notorious” will not be allowed to immediately get back to competition even if he wanted to. On Tuesday, MMA Fighting released the Nevada Athletic Commission medical suspensions served for some of the fighters from Saturday’s Mayweather vs McGregor boxing event....

Aug 23, 2017 6:10 am

Dana White gives grim statement on Jon Jones’ future

Last night, news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had failed a drug test in the lead-up to his UFC 214 title fight with then-champion Daniel Cormier. In the wake of this unfortunate development, UFC President Dana White partook in a brief media scrum at the Ultimate Fighter Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada. During...

Aug 4, 2017 2:16 pm

VIDEO | Nick Diaz says USADA showed up to one of his marijuana dispensary signings

UFC star Nick Diaz has not fought since January 2015 and his future in fighting is still uncertain. The older Diaz brother was recently flagged by USADA for three “Whereabouts Failures,” which USADA stated the following in regards to the violation: “The UFC organization has been notified that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed...

Aug 3, 2017 9:50 am

Volkan Oezdemir understands why Jon Jones probably doesn’t want to fight him

Last Saturday, in the first fight of the stacked UFC 214 main card, rapidly rising light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir picked up yet another thunderous first-round knockout win, this time over one of the division’s top dogs in Jimi Manuwa. With this win, Oezdemir solidified his status as one of the top light heavyweight contenders,...

Aug 1, 2017 10:56 am

UFC 214 medical suspensions: Donald Cerrone facing lengthy sit

This past Saturday at UFC 214, longtime rivals Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier stepped into the Octagon together for a highly anticipated rematch nearly three years in the making. When the two stepped into the Octagon together on Saturday, Cormier appeared to come out of the gate strong as he looked to take advantage of...

Jul 28, 2017 1:04 pm

VIDEO | Fighters predictions for UFC 214 Cormier vs Jones match

UFC 214 is just one day away as one of the greatest cards of the year is set to take place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on Saturday. The stacked card will end with the UFC light heavyweight title fight between current champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones. This will be...

Jul 28, 2017 8:10 am

Cris Cyborg forgives Dana White, hoping to sign new UFC contract

Former Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has had a very long, and tumultuous journey with the UFC. After finally being signed to the promotion last year, Cyborg competed at catchweight twice, before then being suspended by USADA for taking a pill to help her rehydrate. After being cleared of all wrongdoing by USADA,...

Jul 27, 2017 11:07 am

Daniel Cormier 100% confident Jon Jones was using PEDs in first fight

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is currently gearing up for his highly anticipated UFC 214 main event showdown with Jon Jones this weekend where the pair will fight for the undisputed light heavyweight title two years after the pair’s first meeting at UFC 182, where Jones captured a rather one-sided unanimous decision. Ahead of...

Jul 26, 2017 2:15 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier spit fire during UFC 214 press conference

UFC 214 takes place on Saturday, July 29 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The main event features a rematch between current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones. The two will be fighting for the second time in their careers with Jones getting the best of Cormier in their...

Jul 19, 2017 1:39 pm

UFC Fight Night Glasgow medical suspensions

This past weekend in Glasgow, Scotland, fight fans tuned in for an action packed night of fights headlined by SBG Ireland’s Gunnar Nelson and Argentina’s Santiago Ponzinibbio, where Ponzinibbio picked up a rather controversial win over Nelson. The event also saw Galore Bafondo pick up arguably one of the most devastating KOs of the year...

Jul 12, 2017 1:52 pm

UFC 213 medical suspensions – Robert Whittaker potentially out till 2018

UFC 213 crowned a new UFC interim middleweight champion as Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker battled in a five-round interim title fight. It was a classic matchup with the two competing in a grueling fight that went the distance where judges ruled Whittaker the new interim champion of the middleweight division. With a middleweight title...

Jul 12, 2017 1:23 pm

TUF 25 Finale medical suspensions: Justin Gaethje facing lengthy sit

This past Friday, fight fans tuned in to an action packed night of fights in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena for the TUF 25 Finale. The event played host to a number of thrilling fights, which included Jesse Taylor’s second round submission win over Dhiego Lima to be crowned the winner of TUF 25....

Jul 11, 2017 10:25 am

Dillon Danis candidly discusses rift with Marcelo Garcia

Since being brought into Conor McGregor’s training camp as a JiuJitsu coach and partner, Dillon Danis’ stock has continued to rise in not only the JiuJitsu world, but also in the MMA world, despite the fact that Danis has never competed in an MMA bout. The BJJ champion has continued to make headlines for his...

Jul 7, 2017 1:49 pm

VIDEO | Rousimar Palhares ends fight in 37-seconds with opponent screaming in pain

Rousimar Palhares separated Alexei Ivanov foot in less than 40 s. (FNG 70) pic.twitter.com/wpQCZWB7mx — Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) July 7, 2017 Rousimar Palhares was back in competition on Friday. The former WSOF champion fought Alexei Ivanov at FNG – Fight Nights Global 70. The matchup between Palhares and Ivanov was the featured main event of the...

Jun 29, 2017 10:25 pm

Nick Diaz informed of potential anti-doping violation from “whereabouts failures”

UFC fan favorite Nick Diaz has been informed of a potential anti-doping violation by USADA after three “whereabouts failures” over the course of the past 12 months. Under the UFC’s partnership with USADA, fighters are required to notify USADA of their whereabouts at all times. This means that Diaz, who has beefed with USADA in...

Jun 27, 2017 8:45 am

UFC Fight Night: Oklahoma City medical suspensions – Michael Chiesa facing lengthy sit

Sunday evening, fight fans tuned in for a highly anticipated night of fights in Oklahoma City headlined by a lightweight clash between two of the lightweight division’s most exciting prospects, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. The main event scrap, which drew attention following an infamous scuffle at a UFC press conference that saw Lee punch...

Jun 20, 2017 12:06 pm

UFC Fight Night Singapore medical suspensions: Correia & Arlovski facing lengthy suspensions

This past weekend, the UFC held a thrilling card for ‘UFC Fight Night Singapore’, which was headlined by a women’s bantamweight showdown between former bantamweight champion Holly Holm, and former women’s bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia, which saw Holm snap a 3-fight skid by picking up a 3rd round TKO win. The fight also played...

Jun 13, 2017 10:05 am

Michael Bisping makes his pick for Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker’s interim title fight

With UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping on the shelf nursing a knee injury, the UFC’s matchmaking team has opted to crown an interim middleweight champion to keep the division moving in the champ’s stead. This interim middleweight title fight will occur at UFC 213 this July 8, when streaking Cuban contender Yoel Romero collides with surging...

Jun 6, 2017 9:03 am

UFC 212 medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in to what proved to be a spectacular event, headlined by a thrilling main event scrap between Max Holloway and Jose Aldo. While Aldo settled into a rhythm quickly, and landed early on in the fight, it was Holloway who came alive in the second and third rounds, ultimately...

May 27, 2017 11:05 am

UFC reportedly targeting pivotal heavyweight showdown for summer

Just two weeks ago, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos found himself knocked out by Stipe Miocic in a failed bid for the UFC heavyweight title. Despite just being knocked out two weeks ago, the UFC is already apparently targeting dos Santos’ next fight. Ariel Helwani has the scoop: UFC would like to book...