2037 Search Results for anderson silva

Feb 19, 2015 3:01 am


“I was hammered, bro. Yeah, we had a little vodka and soda in there. There was a 25-minute Nick Diaz fight, so we had some time to kill. The bar closed, they closed the bar. Conor McGregor gets like a $75 million glass of freakin’ whatever the hell he gets. I had to sneak in...

Feb 18, 2015 9:21 am

FREEDOM! No Drug Tests In Texas

The Texas regulatory body has no plans to test any UFC 185 fighters out of competition. Greg Alvarez, the Texas Combative Sports Program director, told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday that the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) has no policy in place that would enable random, out-of-competition testing before MMA fights and boxing matches. “Nobody...

Feb 17, 2015 4:13 pm

UFC’s Ashlee Evans-Smith Suspended 9 Months, Issued 30% Fine

Several UFC Fighters were suspended at today’s Nevada State Athletic Commission meeting. Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard, and Ashlee Evans-Smith (pictured) were all suspended for drug use in the UFC. While her fighting peers were pushed off to a later date, Evans-Smith was served her full punishment at today’s UFC Fight Pass broadcasted event....

Feb 17, 2015 4:02 pm

Hector Lombard Suspended By NSAC Pending Disciplinary Hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today moved to temporarily suspend Hector Lombard pending a disciplinary hearing for his failed UFC 182 drug test, for elevated levels of testosterone. The States Attorney General has requested a disciplinary hearing to deal with Lombard’s failed drug test following his UFC 182 victory over Josh Burkman. The Commission approved...

Feb 17, 2015 3:50 pm

Nick Diaz Suspended By NSAC Pending Disciplinary Hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today moved to temporarily suspend Nick Diaz pending a disciplinary hearing for his failed UFC 183 drug test, for Marijuana. The States Attorney General has requested a disciplinary hearing to deal with Diaz’s third failed marijuana test in the state. The Commission approved the all motions unanimously, and will hear...

Feb 16, 2015 4:30 pm

Frankie Edgar’s Message To PED Users: ‘I’ll Beat You Anyway’

With the recent string of PED busts in MMA, from Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, to Jon Fitch in the World Series Of Fighting, the PED issue is one that can’t be ignored. As Frankie Edgar gears up for his “UFC Fight Night: Manilla” bout against Urijah Faber, he gave his thoughts on the ‘hot...

Feb 16, 2015 8:28 am

Bas Rutten Goes Off On PED Users

MMA is going through a difficult time right now when it comes to drug testing failures, with numerous high profile fighters testing positive for PEDs, including Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones. Bas Rutten has a very firm stance when it comes to PEDs, and explained it on Inside MMA recently.

Feb 16, 2015 7:27 am

Royce Gracie: ‘Failed Drug Tests Show The System Is Working’

With the recent string of PED busts, inside and outside of the UFC, many fans, and fighters, are saying the the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, has a massive drug problem that needs to be fixed. With two of the UFC’s pound for pound kings, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva, failing drug tests in the...

Feb 16, 2015 7:09 am

Coker On Universal PED Testing Policy: “It Would Be Amazing”

Recently, the sport of MMA has gone through a troubling period recently when it comes to drug test. Many fighters, including pound for pound kings Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, have tested positive for PEDs, among other fighters. The PED epidemic is not just plaguing the UFC, as 4 fighters on the Bellator 127 card...

Feb 14, 2015 4:05 am

UFC Holding Special Press Conference To Address Recent Drug Test Failings

After a tiring few months of failed drug test, UFC President Dana White and company CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will address the News Media on Wednesday to discuss the recent “PED Epidemic” in their company. Several fighters over the course of the sport’s history have failed drug tests. However, this year alone, the UFC’s two biggest...

Feb 13, 2015 11:51 am

Schaub: “There’s no reason not to take steroids”

  “Listen, I would love to hear an argument for why I shouldn’t do steroids. Give me one. Let’s say I take steroids and test positive. Say I’m a young kid [getting to the UFC] and I ask my dad, ‘Dad, why shouldn’t I take steroids?’ Can I say, ‘Well, you’ll never be world champ.’...

Feb 13, 2015 4:48 am

Daniel Cormier & Michael Bisping slam steroid users in the UFC

In the wake of recent failed drug tests by Anderson Silva and Hector Lombard, top contenders Daniel Cormier & Michael Bisping with a strong take on steroid use in the UFC: “If you take steroids, you can kiss my ass.” REPLAY! TEAM ALPHA MALE RADIO FEATURING URIJAH FABER. SEE WHAT ALL THE HYPE’S ABOUT:

Feb 12, 2015 4:30 am

Bisping: ‘There needs to be harsher penalties for PED users’

“Dana White said if people are using it, they’re going to get caught. We’re seeing that. For people who don’t know too much about the sport and see legends like Anderson Silva get caught, it looks bad and leaves a bad tasted in people’s mouths. I’d like to see every main event and co-main event...

Feb 10, 2015 1:03 pm

The Diaz Fortune Revealed

Popular UFC fighter Nick Diaz earned a whopping $500,000.00 in disclosed pay for his UFC 183 main event against Anderson Silva. According to rumors on the street, his actual payday was north of $1 Million. So what is Nick’s fortune? #fortunecookie A photo posted by nickdiaz209 (@nickdiaz209) on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:15pm PST

Feb 10, 2015 11:31 am

GSP Trainer Predicts Death if The UFC Doesn’t Change

“It’s unbelievable that they let them fight. Me personally, I would like the sport to be cleaned up. Because one day, a guy is going to die in the Octagon and we’re going to find out that the guy who killed him tested positive after the fact.” GSP head trainer, Firas Zahabi reacts to the...

Feb 9, 2015 4:57 pm

Sonnen On “Party Animal” Jones: ‘I Wish He Would Stop’

Chael Sonnen had earned a negative reputation in the eyes of many largely in part to his harsh war of words with Anderson Silva leading up to both of his fights against Silva. When Sonnen appeared as a coach on The Ultimate Fighter, opposite Jon Jones, Sonnen earned the respect of many fans for his...

Feb 9, 2015 4:52 pm

Sonnen: ‘Jones Is The Baddest Man On The Planet’

Chael Sonnen has fought many top contenders throughout his 44 fight professional MMA career, including: Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Shogun Rua, Rashad Evans, Mayhem Miller, and more. Despite being retired now, Sonnen still manages to keep his name in headlines with his podcast, through Tweets, and with interviews. Since it was announced that Anderson Silva...

Feb 9, 2015 4:40 pm

GSP “Not Surprised” About Recent String Of PED Busts

Georges St. Pierre has always advocated a cleaner sport, even going as far as to saying his retirement was in part due to a rampant PED problem in MMA. In 2015, Anderson Silva and Jon Fitch have both tested positive for PEDs. Silva testing positive for 2 anabolic steroids leading up to his UFC 183...

Feb 9, 2015 8:02 am

Nick Diaz Accused Of Stiffing Coach Of Pay

Nick Diaz boxing coach Richard Perez is accusing his pupil of stiffing him on his cut of his payout from the Georges St. Pierre fight, and refusing to give him a contract for the Anderson Silva fight. Perez has been a staple of the Diaz camp for much of Nick, and Nate’s careers, however he...

Feb 8, 2015 3:40 pm

Zahabi: ‘GSP Is The Best Pound For Pound Fighter’

Since Anderson Silva’s recently announced failed drug test for anabolic steroids, there has been much talk regarding his status as the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time). Many have began calling UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones, or Georges St. Pierre the GOAT, whereas others give the title to Fedor Emelianenko. Tristar gym head coach, Firas...

Feb 6, 2015 8:34 pm

Years Ago, Penn Warned Of MMA’s PED Problem

  Ever since the UFC decided to make out-of-competition drug testing “a thing”, they’ve had to endure some serious ramifications. Jon Jones was the first mega-bust, but this week we learned that the man many consider the greatest fighter of all time, Anderson Silva, was also found to have Performance Enhancing Drugs in his system....

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 5, 2015 2:00 pm

Nevada: ‘We would never conspire to delay drug results’

Anderson Silva failed his pre-fight drug test on January 9 for two different steroids. The former champion was then allowed to fight on February 3 in the UFC 183 main event against Nick Diaz. Fans, and fighters, have an issue with that, and rightfully so. In a new interview with the Los Angeles Times, Bob...

Feb 5, 2015 9:31 am

Fighters Who “Follow the rules” Speak Out

In the wake of Anderson Silva’s positive test, fans and fighters are left holding the bag. We’re confused and in shock, and we have every right to be. With a record number of PED testing failures, the UFC seems to be infested with fighters looking to get an edge. A few good men (and a...

Feb 5, 2015 4:00 am

Jon Jones Gets Good Seats

A video posted by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones) on Feb 3, 2015 at 1:37pm PST Watch Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz from Jon Jones’ seat. Pretty impressive no?

Feb 4, 2015 12:15 pm

So… This Happened

Fight fans have long-awaited a super-fight between Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva. It’s a fight, that for whatever reason, never materialized. In a close-second place to the super-fight, would be an actual sparring match between the two MMA Legends. Which, according to this new photo, actually happened. Check it: These 2 legends sparred together. Looks...

Feb 4, 2015 4:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 2/2/15

The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, an in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin look back at UFC 183 and talk Anderson Silva-Nick Diaz, Al Iaquinta, and more.

Feb 3, 2015 10:36 pm

UFC Releases Statement On Nick Diaz Failed Drug Test

  “The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Nick Diaz has tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his fight with Anderson Silva at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, Nev. The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance enhancing drugs, stimulants...

Feb 2, 2015 12:57 pm

“The Spider” tops UFC 183 salaries

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was the top earner at this past weekend’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. “The Spider” earned a disclosed payday of $800,000 for his unanimous decision victory over Nick Diaz in the evenings main event. The Stockton slugger, Diaz, made a disclosed $500,000 for his efforts on Saturday night....