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Sep 11, 2015 8:38 pm

UFC Exec Tries To Explain Frank Mir Adderall Situation

Yesterday, on Thursday, it was reported that USADA granted UFC heavyweight Frank Mir a therapeutic use exemption for Adderall ahead of his fight with Andrei Arlovski. It was also reported that after that, the Nevada State Athletic Commission then denied that same exemption, before the fight with Arlovski. It’s a little confusing. Now, the UFC’s...

Sep 10, 2015 2:57 pm

Report: USADA Told Frank Mir He Could Use Adderall Before Arlovski Fight

  Following a report that came out on Wednesday about Floyd Mayweather using a banned IV before his fight with Manny Pacquiao, it now seems as though the United States Anti-Doping Agency and the Nevada State Athletic Commission were also at odds over a recent UFC fighter. So a quick rundown of that Mayweather report....

Sep 10, 2015 11:33 am

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Breaks Silence Following ‘Banned IV’ Report

  On Wednesday, a report came out stating that Floyd Mayweather Jr. was caught using a banned IV the day before his fight with Manny Pacquaio. The report stated that USADA officials discovered evidence of an IV being used by Mayweather, but the fight went on and two weeks after USADA revealed that he had...

Sep 9, 2015 6:45 pm

Report: Mayweather Used Banned IV Prior To Pacquiao Fight

  In a very insightful and some what troubling report, it has been revealed that Floyd Mayweather Jr. used an IV after weigh-ins and before his fight with Manny Pacquiao. The issue? Under the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the use of an IV is banned. As you might know, this will be the case...


Sep 2, 2015 9:30 am

Demetrious Johnson: ‘Rousey vs. Cyborg Fight Is Garbage’

  Everyone has an opinion on the potential super fight between UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane Cyborg, even if they say they don’t, they do. So, when UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was asked about the fight at a recent media event, to promote this weekend’s UFC 191, DJ...

Aug 25, 2015 10:27 am

WSOF VP: ‘Melvin Guillard Is Sh*t –– He’s The Champ of Tapping Out’

There’s no secret that things didn’t quite work out for former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard during his time with the World Series of Fighting. Guillard missed weight for his WSOF debut. Then he was given a title fight, which he also failed to make weight for. That fight was changed to a non title fight...

Aug 24, 2015 1:30 pm

Frankie Edgar accepts Max Holloway’s challenge, wants to fight in December

New Jersey’s Frankie Edgar sits atop the featherweight division as the only man under champions Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor. Often overlooked by officials, Edgar sure isn’t forgotten when it comes to fighters looking to take a step up in competition. Fifth-ranked featherweight Max Holloway called out “The Answer” to a potential bout in Hawaii....

Aug 16, 2015 8:20 am

WOAH! Cris ‘Cyborg’ towers over 135er Cat Zingano!

Ronda Rousey’s dream fight with Cris “Cyborg” Justino would sell out almost any stadium the UFC decided to put it in, granted the fight ever happens. “Cyborg” is the true powerhouse of the women’s featherweight division in Invicta FC. Just like Rousey has in the UFC, “Cyborg” has destroyed every opponent put in front of...

Aug 13, 2015 6:31 am

Nick Diaz’s NSAC Disciplinary Hearing Now Expected For September

Anderson Silva got handed a lengthy suspension today at his Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. Nick Diaz, not so much. Diaz was originally scheduled to attend the same hearing as Silva, which took place on Thursday. Before the hearing though Diaz’s team filed for another extension due to scheduling reasons regarding his lawyer. The extension...

Aug 12, 2015 7:35 am

Tyron Woodley Explains Why He Wanted Hendricks Fight

After months of lobbying, Tyron Woodley (15-3 MMA) was finally granted his wish to fight former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks (17-3 MMA), as the two men are set to throw down at October’s UFC 192 event in Houston, Texas. “The Chosen One” was a recent guest on “The MMA Hour” where he explained his...

Aug 10, 2015 6:00 pm

Rumor: “Bigfoot” vs. Struve set for UFC Fight Night in Korea

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Stefan Struve are set to collide in a GIANT bout at an upcoming “UFC Fight Night” card in Seoul, South Korea which takes place on November 28, 2015. Anonymous sources informed BJPENN.COM of the bout on Monday evening. Both heavyweights recently picked up major victories in Brazil at “UFC 190”. Antonio...

Aug 9, 2015 8:18 am

Amanda Nunes: I’m Ready for Ronda Rousey

Amanda Nunes put on one of the best performances of her career at “UFC Fight Night 73″ when she disposed of Sara McMann in less than three minutes. Nunes walked into the bout as the underdog but did not let the odds get to her head; she landed a big shot that dazed McMann which...

Aug 3, 2015 2:43 pm

Several MMA fighters call for lifetime ban of Rousimar Palhares

Despite successfully defending his World Series of Fighting Welterweight Championship for the first time, Rousimar Palhares’ stock plummeted overnight due to the controversy surrounding the win. Palhares forced Shields to submit in the third round of the main-event of Saturday’s “WSOF 22” and once again held the submission past the tap. Fighters and fans alike...

Jul 23, 2015 7:35 am

UFC Fighters React To ‘Stitch’ Duran Getting Fired (PT.2)

UFC fighters came out in hordes to support veteran cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Durn, who was fired from the UFC. Duran insists it was because he spoke out about the Reebok deal, stressing that all the cutman lost all their sponsorship money and had zero input on the new vests they wear. There were so many...

Jul 23, 2015 4:57 am

GIRL FIGHT! Tate on Eye — ‘She made herself look dumb’

UFC women’s bantamweight contenders Miesha Tate and Jessica Eye will battle it out in the co-main event of this weekend’s UFC on FOX 16 card in Chicago. The pair were originally targeted to fight back in June, but their 135-pound showdown was instead rescheduled to take place this Saturday night. During the pre-fight negotiations, “Evil...

Jul 1, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ultimate Fighter: ATT Vs. Blackzilians Ep. 11 Recap

Things have finally started to get interesting. Despite only possessing two victories throughout the season, American Top Team has the opportunity to win, granted they win the next two fights. Last week, Nathan Coy put ATT back on the board when he pulled off a unanimous decision win against Valdir Arauju. While it seemed as...

Jun 26, 2015 1:17 pm

USADA Agents Visit ATT, Ban Use Of IVs

  The new UFC Anti-Doping policy is set to begin July 1. USADA, or United States Anti-Doping Agency, who will be acting as an independent tester and overseeing the program, is currently making the rounds to inform fighters and gyms of the new policy and all its rules. A source from American Top Team, in...

Jun 23, 2015 7:13 am

Motivated Cheaters Offered Potential Loopholes In New UFC Anti-Doping Policy

Cheaters beware, the UFC is gearing up for the most extensive drug-testing policy in professional sports, but, are there still major loopholes for fighters take advantage of? According to combatsportslaw.com, there are at lest three major ways fighters could potentially still get away with using PEDs. Here’s a summary of there findings: Retirement: A fighter...

Jun 17, 2015 12:15 pm

Popular UFC Fighter To Star In Hit TV Show ‘Amazing Race’

The UFC will be making an appearance on primetime television, sort of. UFC fighter Elias Theodorou announced on social media that he will be a contestant on the upcoming season of ‘The Amazing Race Canada’. Theodorou is the champion of TUF Nations: Bisping vs. Kennedy and is undefeated at 12-0. Theodorou will compete with his...

Jun 14, 2015 11:58 am

Werdum: ‘Win Over Velasquez Tops Beating Fedor in Strikeforce’

After his dominant victory last night over Cain Velasquez at “UFC 188”, the argument could be made that Fabricio Werdum is the greatest heavyweight in mixed martial arts history. Velasquez, without a doubt, has been the most dominant heavyweight in the octagon since Randy Couture. His performances over Junior dos Santos and Antonio Silva were...

Jun 4, 2015 11:40 am

Top UFC Lightweight Moves To Mining For Money

This UFC lightweight, once ranked as the number one contender, has stepped out of the cage and into the mine. T.J. Grant has been out of competition since 2013, after suffering a concussion during training. He was scheduled to fight Benson Henderson, the champion at the time, but pulled out because of the injury. Grant...

Jun 3, 2015 5:45 am

UFC Gets Class Action Case Moved To Home Turf

The UFC have won a small battle in the war that is the anti-trust lawsuit filed against them. The lawsuit, filed by MMA fighters including Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry, was originally filed in San Jose, California. Zuffa filed for a change in venue, hoping to have the proceedings moved to Las Vegas,...

May 31, 2015 1:49 pm

Jussier Formiga Shooting for Gold After Big UFC Fight Night 67 Win

Jussier Formiga had an opportunity to show the world what he was made of when he fought Wilson Reis on the main card of UFC Fight Night 67 this past Saturday. Not only did Formiga walk out with his hands raised, but he put on a one-sided performance and shut Reis down almost every opportunity...

May 14, 2015 2:09 am

“Mighty Mouse” Pulls In Low PPV Buys for UFC 186

UFC 186 fell victim to several card changes. The event was supposed to host two championship defenses, but TJ Dillashaw suffered an injury that forced him off the card and Demetrious Johnson was bumped up to the main-event. While he was fighting a talented opponent in Kyoji Horiguchi, they hardly have enough star-power to replace...

May 7, 2015 10:56 am

Grove Hit With Last-Minute Drug Test by CSAC

UFC veteran and current Bellator Middleweight Championship contender Kendall Grove is set to face off with champion Brandon Halsey at Bellator 137 next weekend. While training for Halsey, Kendall Grove got hit with a last-minute drug test by the Nevada State Athletic Commission! Talk about a drug test 24 hours later I'm here in downtown...

May 5, 2015 5:55 pm

UFC Champion Chris Weidman Earns His Black Belt

The fact that Chris Weidman not only won but defended his UFC Middleweight Championship without a black belt in BJJ is amazing. Granted, his wrestling and striking game are elite enough to counteract most BJJ black belts, he still defeated the likes of Lyoto Machida and Anderson Silva! Chris Weidman received his blackbelt on Tuesday...

May 5, 2015 10:32 am

Manager: Jon Jones Should Still Be UFC Champion

Jon “Bones” Jones was stripped of his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship and suspended after running into legal trouble yet again. Jones allegedly abandoned the scene of a hit-and-run where a pregnant victim suffered a broken arm and turned himself in a day later. UFC officials were not happy with the way the situation was handled...