682 Search Results for suspended

May 24, 2016 1:57 pm

Rousimar Palhares on Venator loss: ‘I was hit with illegal elbows in the back of the head and couldn’t see anything next’

Rousimar Palhares got back to competition for the first time since being suspended by the Nevada Athletic Comission in 2015 for unsportsmanlike conduct. The two-year suspension has not been lifted, so fighting at Venator FC overseas in Milan, Italy was a loophole that “Toquinho” slipped through to fight once again. Palhares’ Venator debut didn’t go...

May 17, 2016 11:00 am

Photo | Nick Diaz is looking jacked ahead of his return to the Octagon

UFC veteran Nick Diaz will be eligible to fight again in August after his 18-month suspension from the NSAC is up. Diaz tested positive for marijuana after his bout with Anderson Silva back in January of last year and fans are anxiously awaiting the return of the elder Diaz brother. Check out the Diaz brothers...

May 12, 2016 10:06 am

Frank Mir’s ‘B Sample’ tests positive

Back in March, Mark Hunt picked up yet another walk-off KO as he defeated Frank Mir in the first round of their ‘UFC FN: Sydney’ main event scrap. After the bout, news surfaced that Mir had failed a drug test that was taken after his loss to Hunt. Mir adamantly denied that he took any...


May 10, 2016 12:22 pm

Anderson Silva looking to fulfill his 15-fight contract with the UFC

Anderson Silva recently turned 41-years-old, but it seems age is just a number to “The Spider.” While some have criticized Silva’s last performance in the Octagon against Michael Bisping, the win for “The Count” has him campaigning for a middleweight title shot. Now, it seems the belt isn’t as much of a goal for Silva...

May 7, 2016 2:46 pm

Driver arrested in connection to Jordan Parson’s death

Earlier this month tragic news surfaced that Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons had been struck by a vehicle and was forced to have part of his leg amputated. An update was released that Parson’s had to undergo heart surgery, as the condition turned from bad to worse. Ultimately, Parsons passed away as a result of...

May 6, 2016 8:42 am

Dada 5000 not happy with Kimbo Slice’s punishment for failing drug test

Back at Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 competed in one of the most infamous fights in the history of the sport. Both men appeared to gas very early in the fight, which made for a rather long fight until Slice ultimately TKO’d Dada 5000 in the 3rd round without actually touching him. After...

May 4, 2016 1:21 pm

Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez reportedly set for UFC on FOX 20

At UFC 197 Edson Barboza picked up the biggest win of his professional career as he defeated former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision. The win was a dominant one for Barboza, as he out-struck Showtime throughout the course of the fight, dealing a severe amount of damage to Pettis’ legs throughout the...

May 4, 2016 9:45 am

Yoel Romero taunts Michael Bisping on Twitter

While Yoel Romero may currently be suspended by the UFC for taking a supplement which was contaminated with a banned substance, ‘Soldier Of God’ didn’t shy away from an opportunity to bash UFC veteran Michael Bisping. Bisping, who is coming off a unanimous decision win over Anderson Silva in London, is looking to face the...

May 3, 2016 1:24 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz talks about dream coming true training with childhood idol

UFC veteran Nick Diaz has been into martial arts for a long time. The elder Diaz brother admits that he was a Jean-Claude Van Damme wannabe as a youngster. Recently, The Diaz brothers were seen training and hanging out with the Hollywood martial arts star. Nick spoke with TMZ on getting to train with one...

Apr 26, 2016 2:36 pm

UFC 197 medical suspensions: Jon Jones facing long layoff

This past Saturday at UFC 197, Jon Jones made his return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux. Jones defeated Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim light heavyweight championship. With Jones’ win many were expecting the UFC to book Jones vs. DC II at UFC 200 to replace McGregor vs Diaz II,...

Apr 22, 2016 9:11 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux – EA Sports UFC 2 simulation

Tomorrow night, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. It will be the first fight back for the pound for pound kingpin since being stripped of the championship almost exactly a year ago. Above you can...

Apr 21, 2016 11:54 pm

Jon Jones says he is happy Daniel Cormier became a UFC champion

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and current champion Daniel Cormier do not like each other. The two are a part of one the biggest rivalries the UFC has seen and were set to rematch this weekend at UFC 197. However, an injury sidelined Cormier and now Jones is set to face Ovince Saint...

Apr 20, 2016 1:54 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz wishes everyone a ‘Happy420’

The Diaz brothers are likely the most well-known marijuana advocates in the MMA community. The elder Nick Diaz has actually tested positive for marijuana multiple times with competition testing and his last positive test in 2015 nearly had him suspended for five years. His suspension was later brought down to 18 months and will actually...

Apr 9, 2016 12:21 pm

Luke Rockhold blasts Yoel Romero for failed drug test

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is never one to hold his tongue when it comes to his thoughts on other fighters. Recently, Rockhold and former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman have been trading verbal blows ahead of their UFC 199 rematch for the middleweight championship. Ahead of that fight, Rockhold has put former #1 contender...

Apr 6, 2016 8:56 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones grappling with Yoel Romero

Recently, top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero posted a photo to his Instagram showing a plane ticket to Albuquerque New Mexico, leading many to believe that he took pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones up on his offer to train. While Romero is currently suspended for 6 months, a video emerged of the Olympian grappling...

Apr 4, 2016 11:42 am

REPORT: Yoel Romero and USADA have reached a settlement agreement for shorter suspension

UPDATE BELOW Shortly after Yoel Romero’s fight with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC 194, news spread of Romero’s “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” that stemmed from an out-of-competition sample collection. Romero and his legal team have claimed that a dietary supplement is the cause of Romero’s “potential violation.” Romero and his team claim that the supplement...

Mar 31, 2016 3:59 pm

Dana White: Playing the good guy drove Jon Jones crazy

While Jon Jones has received quite a bit of criticism lately since being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship a year ago, the pound for pound kingpin received nothing but cheers at the UFC’s “Unstoppable” press conference in March. Ahead of UFC 197, UFC President Dana White spoke to TMZ, where he explained that...

Mar 29, 2016 2:24 pm

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ arrest

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is in trouble with the law once again. However, Jones is claiming this incident is the result of a lying Albuquerque police officer. On Monday, it was revealed in a police officer body cam video that the former champ was given five traffic citations from an Albuquerque police...

Mar 29, 2016 10:18 am

Bob Marley’s son wants to teach Nate and Nick Diaz how to smoke like real rastas

Nate Diaz is coming off the biggest win of his career after beating UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in the main event at UFC 196. After the fight, many of Nate’s core fans were stoked to see that he got a new personalized bong. Apparently Julian Marley, son of legendary reggae artist Bob Marley heard...

Mar 25, 2016 11:53 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Nick Diaz shows his Ridiculous Flexibility

MMA veteran Nick Diaz is an all-around athlete. In addition to his endeavors in MMA and Jiu-Jitsu, Diaz is an accomplished triathlete who has also swam to and from Alcatraz prison off the coast of California. In the video above, which was captured by BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage, you can see Diaz showing off his...

Mar 25, 2016 11:39 am

VIDEO | #FBF Nick and Nate Diaz sparring back in their teenage years

Here is a classic Flashback Friday video of the Diaz brothers from back in the day. According to the video title, this was back from when Nick was 17-years-old and Nate was 16-year-old. Nate Diaz has has been buzzing in the media and has gained a huge increase in followers on his social media after...

Mar 24, 2016 12:45 pm

Yoel Romero to file arbitration case with USADA

Yoel Romero is standing his ground. The UFC middleweight contender is affirming his innocence after testing positive for banned substances, which resulted in failing an out-of-competition drug test back in December. Romero and his legal team have claimed that the UFC middleweight took a dietary supplement that unknowingly was tainted with banned substances. MMA Fighting...

Mar 16, 2016 10:54 am

Rashad Evans: If Daniel Cormier loses to Jon Jones, he has to retire

Rashad Evans and Daniel Cormier may have become friends through their analyst roles on Fox Sports 1, however the way Evans sees it, if Daniel Cormier were to lose to Jon Jones in their rematch at UFC 197, DC might have to retire. In the pair’s first meeting, Jones dominated Cormier for 5 full rounds...

Mar 12, 2016 10:51 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones driving Formula DRIFT pro car

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may currently have a suspended license, however ‘Bones’ was given the opportunity to drive a Formula DRIFT pro car with Dan Brockett recently, and we can’t blame him for accepting. Jones is currently gearing up for his UFC 197 rematch with Daniel Cormier on April 23rd, where he...

Mar 11, 2016 2:07 pm

Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock fail Bellator 149 drug tests

Back in February Bellator headed to Houston Texas for Bellator 149. The event was an interesting one to say the least. In the co-main event Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 squared off in a highly anticipated grudge match, while in the main event Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie had their trilogy fight nearly 25 years...