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Aug 21, 2014 7:02 pm

Nevada State Athletic Commission Suspends Two UFC Fighters For Failed Drug Tests

Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey (pictured) were both suspended this afternoon, during today’s Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. The two UFC fighters recently failed drug tests for banned substances during competition. Both men fought, and won, during the UFC’s International fight week earlier this year, Casey by way of knockout at UFC 175, and Drysdale...

Aug 21, 2014 1:12 pm

Wanderlei Dodges Commission Again, NSAC Postpones Disciplinary Hearing

Former PRIDE FC Champion and current UFC Fighter, Wanderlei Silva has pulled another fast one on the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The MMA Legend was expected to attend today’s official NSAC meeting and answer for violations previously committed. (More on that HERE.) But his absence, and a filed motion from his legal team to dismiss any...

Aug 20, 2014 3:18 pm

UFC’s Woodley Fighting For Ferguson This Weekend In China

“I’m from Ferguson, Missouri, and you probably heard on the news all the rioting and all the crazy stuff. So that’s a distraction.” “I was all in to it, reading and following up. A lot of the people involved were people I’ve seen, are in my high school, my friends, or family members. I went...

Aug 18, 2014 4:25 pm

Sydney Crosby Reaches Out To TJ Grant During Concussion Recovery

TJ Grant has been absent from the Octagon for nearly a year after suffering a concussion during training while rolling JiuJitsu, and hasn’t been able to shake the adverse effects from the concussion. He revealed that one of the NHL’s biggest stars, Sydney Crosby reached out to him to offer support since Crosby missed nearly...

Aug 18, 2014 3:46 pm

UFC Fight Night Macau Gets Last Minute Replacement Days Before Event

UFC Fight Night Macua, which will be headlined by Michael Bisping and Cung Le has a new fighter on the card. After Sheldon Westcott withdrew from his bout against undefeated prospect Alberto Mina, Sheldon Anzai has stepped in on just days notice. Anzai is 8-1 in his MMA career and will be riding a 6-fight...

Aug 18, 2014 9:09 am

Legendary Surfer Kelly Slater Talks About His Love For MMA

Legendary surfer Kelly Slater, who is signed to RVCA, much like Vitor Belfort and our very own BJ Penn. It’s only fitting that he is an MMA fan. He spoke about his love for MMA, how people see it as brutality, and even gives his pick for Weidman vs. Belfort. “I love the sport,” Slater...

Aug 18, 2014 8:14 am

Dana White Agrees With Sara McMann, Admits Octagon Canvas Needs Changing

Following her razor close split decision win over Lauren Murphy this past Saturday, former women’s bantamweight title challenger Sara McMann complained there was sand all over the Octagon canvas and that she slipped multiple times on the slick canvas. McMann commented in the post-fight press conference about it saying: “I didn’t like the canvas, and...

Aug 17, 2014 4:14 pm

White: UFC Responsible For UFC 178 Brawl, Jones-D.C. Trash Talk Got Nasty!

“You want my personal opinion? Our bad. It’s our bad. These guys are fighters. They’re two of the baddest dudes on the planet. They’re going face-to-face to stare off. We have to make sure that doesn’t happen and shouldn’t happen, but it did.” “I don’t think that was something that was thought about. What happened...

Aug 16, 2014 11:59 am

Kailin Curran Ready To Make Waves As Hawaii’s First UFC Female – EXCLUSIVE

  Hawaii and the UFC have hooked up once again and this time it’s a history-setting acquisition for the company. Hawaii’s own Kailin Curran has recently inked a deal with the world’s largest MMA giant and in doing so she will become the first female fighter to represent the islands in the UFC octagon. Curran,...

Aug 16, 2014 11:42 am

Masvidal Talks Sponsorship Dollars And The Need For More – EXCLUSIVE

  BJPenn.com Radio recently sat down to interview UFC lightweight contender Jorge Masvidal this past weekend. Masvidal is currently riding a 2-fight winning streak after recently defeating Daron Cruickshank on July 26th at UFC on FOX: Lawler vs. Brown.  Masvidal is now scheduled for a quick turnaround and will take on #7 ranked Bobby Green,...

Aug 16, 2014 11:03 am

Dana White Forces Soszynski Into Retirement, Memory Loss Biggest Factor

“It was my first time getting literally knocked out cold. My brain didn’t wake up for probably 40 minutes until after the fight. There’s an interview (in UFC President Dana White’s video blog and I’m) having an interview, and I don’t remember any of that stuff. I just remember walking into the octagon, I remember...

Aug 15, 2014 1:55 pm

UFC Fight Night 47 Weigh-In Results & Broadcast Info

Earlier today, from the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine, UFC Fight Night 47 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. All fighters hit the mark. The full weigh-in results, with broadcast information, are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. PT) Ryan Bader (205) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (205) Gray...

Aug 14, 2014 9:32 am

Teammate: ‘They should let Vitor use TRT against Weidman’

“It’s scary. He is in a world of trouble. I almost feel bad like they should let him use TRT for this fight because it’s going to get ugly. Chris is a huge 185lber. Vitor off the TRT looks like a 170lber. Vitor is a great guy, I just feel like he is in over...

Aug 14, 2014 9:15 am

UFC Fight Night 53 lineup finalized with 11 bouts

The world famous octagon will return to Sweden for “UFC Fight Night 53,” an 11 bout fight card that takes place October 4 live from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The event is headlined by a welterweight clash between Rick Story (17-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC)and Gunnar Nelson (13-0-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC). Gunnar Nelson is coming...

Aug 13, 2014 7:04 pm

Sonnen: “I tried to game the system”

“I didn’t think I’d be tested for another 44 days.” “I was hit on a surprise test that was 44 days before a fight. Generally in our business we’re tested fight night, so whatever it is you’re doing or you’re not doing, you gotta show up clean on fight day. When I talk about being...

Aug 13, 2014 12:54 pm

Second Victim Identified In War Machine Rampage

The other man has been identified. TMZ reported, Corey Thomas — the guy War Machine beat up before attacking Christy Mack — has the distinction of being on a reality show riddled with tales of violent crime — including murder. Corey — who made a fortune in web design — was one of the stars...

Aug 13, 2014 11:47 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC’s Finest Have Words For War Machine

The Las Vegas PD and Dog The Bounty Hunter aren’t the only ones interested in getting their hands on War Machine. Some of the UFC’s top men are also calling out the former TUF contestant. Check it: @WarMachine170 I'm coming for you bro! — uriah hall (@UriahHallMMA) August 11, 2014 @WarMachine170 turn yourself in —...

Aug 12, 2014 5:02 am

Jingliang Li vs. Nordine Taleb Set For Fight Night 54

UFC Fight Night 54, which takes place October 4th from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada just picked up another bout. TUF vet Nordine Taleb will face Jingliang ‘The Leech’ Li. Li is coming off a split decision win in his UFC debut earlier this summer over David Michaud at UFC 173. Taleb on the other hand...

Aug 11, 2014 3:52 pm

Ben Saunders Returns To The UFC At Fight Night 49

TUF vet Ben Saunders will be making his return to the UFC later this month in Oklahoma on August 23rd at UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa Oklahoma. Saunders will be fighting Chris Heatherly, who will be making his UFC debut. Saunders was released by the UFC in 2010 after going 4-3 following his stint...

Aug 11, 2014 8:29 am

Bocek: ‘You Deserve To Lose If You’re Not On PEDs’

Recently retired Mark Bocek is taking quite the opposite stance on PEDs from most of his peers. While Bocek retired because he didn’t want to do PEDs, he says that without them, one deserves to lose. His words: “I’m a realistic person, and I look at it like I could do all the PEDs on...

Aug 7, 2014 6:36 am

Mark Bocek Credits MMA’s PED Problem For Retirement

After a record-breaking year of failed drug tests in the UFC, the recently retired UFC veteran Mark Bocek released a statement through UFC Tonight explaining his retirement. Check it: “I’ve gone through a lot of injuries. The sport is highly evolved and I’m not interested in competing against fighters on PED’s any longer,” Mark retired...

Aug 6, 2014 5:20 pm

One Month Removed; Penn Breaks his Silence

It’s been exactly one month since we saw The Prodigy “SCRAP” for the last time inside the famed UFC octagon, that same octagon in which he helped build. The fight, Penn’s third battle against fellow former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, was what many are calling his worst performance to-date. And for the first time...

Aug 6, 2014 10:23 am

UFC Lightweight Mark Bocek Retires From MMA

Canadian UFC lightweight, Mark Bocek has decided to hang-em-up following an impressive career in Mixed Martial Arts. The 13-fight UFC veteran leaves the sport with a 12-5 record overall. Mark himself took to twitter with the announcement: I'm retiring from pro mma.I would like to thank everyone who has helped me and supported me throughout...

Aug 5, 2014 12:03 pm

Jones Slams Cormier, Promises “Malicious, Violent Things”

Yesterday Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were involved in the biggest mishap in Ultimate Media Day history that saw Cormier push Jones in the throat, and Jones throwing strikes. Today the two were interviewed (in separate rooms) on Fox Sports 1 to finish their promotional duties for the UFC 178 card, where Jones promised there...

Aug 4, 2014 7:56 am

Bisping Believes Losses To Belfort, Sonnen And Silva Weren’t Clean

Michael Bisping has always been on the cusp of a title shot, but has never been able to win that one more fight and separate himself from the pack to earn a title shot. Bisping, who has hop scotched wins and losses going back to his win over Jason Mayhem Miller in 2011 is currently...