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Feb 9, 2015 5:08 pm

GSP Admits To Recently Turning Down Fight Against Anderson Silva

Since Georges St. Pierre took an indefinite leave of absence from MMA back in November of 2013 after defeating Johny Hendricks, there has been much speculation as to when the former UFC welterweight kingpin would return to the Octagon. Towards the end of 2014, it was revealed that GSP was cleared to resume training after...

Feb 9, 2015 4:59 pm

Ronda Rousey ‘Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’ Gallery – NSFW

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and the images of the champ have been released by Sports Illustrated. More @si_swimsuit …. This shot really proved @walteriooss' brilliance to me… Such an unlikely spot his eye found that ended up looking like the field in the last scene...

Feb 9, 2015 4:57 pm

Bigfoot Blames Doctor For Silva’s Positive PED Test

UFC heavyweight Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is stepping up to defend his friend, and teammate Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva after it was revealed earlier this month that Silva failed a pre-fight random drug test ahead of UFC 183. Bigfoot points out that Anderson has had a 17-year long MMA career, and has never tested positive for...

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 2:11 pm

Anderson Silva Passes Second Out-Of-Competition Drug Test

The NSAC revealed today that Anderson Silva passed a second drug test, issued on January 19th to test for HGH. The commission took a blood sample for the HGH test, and a urine sample for the PED test, which Silva also passed. The HGH testing was done at a Salt Lake City WADA-accredited Sports Medicine...

Feb 9, 2015 1:50 pm

Anderson Silva Pulled From ‘TUF Brazil’ Coaching Slot

Just moments ago the UFC announced that Anderson Silva will no longer be a coach on TUF Brazil 4 following his recent failed drug test. Silva has yet to appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but will do so on February 17th. The UFC sent the following press release regarding the situation: The UFC®...

Feb 9, 2015 8:59 am

Mendes: ‘I Want Conor To Beat Aldo’

Chad Mendes recently had another crack at the UFC featherweight championship at UFC 179 when he fought Jose Aldo in Brazil. The bout went the full 5-rounds with Aldo capturing a unanimous decision win to retain the featherweight strap, and his place as the only UFC featherweight champion in UFC history. Following that bout, Mendes...

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 9, 2015 7:45 am

GSP: ‘Silva vs. Diaz Should Have Been Cancelled, PED’s Are Weapons’

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre has always been vocal about his stance on PEDs, saying they have no place in the sport, and even going as far as to cite the PED problems in MMA for one of the reasons for his retirement. Following Anderson Silva’s failed drug test for 2 PED’s, Georges...

Feb 9, 2015 7:32 am

UFC Denies Withholding Anderson Silva’s payment

Yesterday news surfaced that the UFC had been withholding a $6 Million payment to Anderson Silva in U.S. Dollars as a result of his failed drug test from UFC 183 (See that HERE) This outraged many fans, who felt the UFC should also have withheld Jon Jones earnings from UFC 182, where Jones tested positive...

Feb 9, 2015 7:31 am

Chael Sonnen Explains Theory Behind Silva’s Failed Drug Test

By now, the world knows of Anderson Silva’s failed random pre-fight drug test for 2 anabolic steroids ahead of UFC 183. There are many theories floating around as to why after 18 years in the sport, Silva turned his back on his firmly held belief that PED users have no place in the Octagon. Some...

Feb 9, 2015 7:30 am

Cro Cop On UFC Return: ‘I Didn’t Sign For The Money’

As the MMA world anxiously awaits Mirko Cro Cop’s return to the UFC, which will happen at UFC Krakow on April 11th as he looks to avenge his loss to Gabriel Gonzaga. When Cro Cop joined the UFC roster in 2007, it was Gonzaga who handed the former Pride FC Grand Prix champion his first...

Feb 9, 2015 7:01 am

Carmouche Discusses Problems In The Women’s Bantamweight Division

Former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Liz Carmouche hasn’t fought since April of 2014, when she lost to Miesha Tate. The next time she steps into the Octagon, it will be at “UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas” on April 4th, almost a year to date since the last time she was in the Octagon....

Feb 9, 2015 5:01 am

Demetrious Johnson Wants $2 Million To Fight TJ Dillashaw

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is one of the most dominant fighters today. Johnson hasn’t lost since 2011, when he fought Dominick Cruz for the UFC bantamweight championship. Since then, Johnson has gone 7-0-1, winning the inaugural UFC flyweight championship, and defending it 5 times since then. Go up a weight class and you have...

Feb 8, 2015 3:41 pm

Report: UFC Withholding $6 Million Payment To Anderson Silva

Last month Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon after a 13 month layoff to fight Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183. Silva went the distance with Diaz, ultimately winning by unanimous decision. After the bout however, it was revealed that Silva failed a random, pre-fight drug test ahead of the bout, but...

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 8, 2015 3:31 pm

Coker On MMA Contracts: “Something Needs To Change”

With the class action lawsuit filed against the UFC at the end of 2014, there has been much talk about the current state of MMA, specifically fighter contracts. Many fans, and a select few fighters, are calling for a change to the segment of contracts that bars fighters from competing in another promotion, and leaves...