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May 11, 2017 11:30 am

UFC breaks good but mostly bad news regarding Anderson Silva and UFC 212

The UFC released a statement on Thursday regarding UFC 212 and it wasn’t the news that Anderson Silva fans were hoping for. With Silva’s originally scheduled opponent, Kelvin Gastelum being suspended and pulled from the fight after testing positive for marijuana, Silva was campaigning for an interim title fight against #1 UFC ranked middleweight contender...

May 10, 2017 10:14 am

Jon Jones manager reacts to main event snub

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been hindered by his troubles outside of the Octagon over the past few years. Most recently, Jones was pulled from UFC 200 just 48 hours before he was scheduled to step into the Octagon with Daniel Cormier in hopes of reclaiming the light heavyweight championship he never...

May 9, 2017 1:50 pm

PHOTO | Neil Seery’s hilarious response to USADA

Since their partnership with USADA, numerous UFC fighters have been popped by USADA for failing drug tests, both in and out of competition. With that being said, this has resulted in numerous fighters being suspended for failed drug tests. With the UFC’s USADA partnership, fighters are required to inform USADA as to their whereabouts at...

May 9, 2017 12:39 pm

Anderson Silva posts interesting message following retirement talk

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva is very upset that he will not be fighting at UFC 212, which takes place in his home country of Brazil. “The Spider” was slated to take on Kelvin Gastelum in Rio de Janeiro on June 3. However, Gastelum was pulled from the fight as he was recently suspended...

May 8, 2017 11:58 am

Anderson Silva gives up on fighting at UFC 212 in Brazil

It looks like former middleweight champion Anderson Silva will not be fighting in his home country of Brazil at UFC 212, which takes place on June 3. Silva was scheduled to fight Kelvin Gastelum on the Rio de Janeiro fight card. However, Gastelum tested positive for marijuana after his fight with Vitor Belfort and his...

May 7, 2017 1:48 pm

Kelvin Gastelum’s impressive defeat of Vitor Belfort has been changed to a no-contest

Back in March, former welterweight contender and surging middleweight star Kelvin Gastelum scored an incredible, first-round knockout win over MMA legend Vitor Belfort. Unfortunately, this loss has been scratched from Gastelum’s record, and replaced with the words “no contest.” Shortly after his defeat of Belfort, news broke that Gastelum had tested positive for the banned...

Apr 27, 2017 10:04 am

Cub Swanson broke his hand in Artem Lobov fight

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Nashville’, top ranked UFC featherweight veteran Cub Swanson stepped into the Octagon with unranked Artem Lobov for a highly anticipated fight which was prefaced by months and months of trash talk between the two men. When the pair stepped into the Octagon, they delivered an impressive fight,...

Apr 22, 2017 7:49 am

PHOTO | UFC New Zealand: Hunt vs Lewis gets awesome official poster

On June 11, the UFC will head to the South Pacific with UFC New Zealand. The card, which will go down inside Aukland’s Spark Arena, already has fans very excited. Much of the excitement surrounding this card can be attributed to its dynamite main event. This main event will pit brick-fisted heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt...

Apr 22, 2017 6:18 am

Frank Mir receives two year ban from USADA, issues statement

Last night, news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir had been slapped with a two-year ban from the United States Anti-Doping Agency. His suspension stems from an in-competition test, conducted after his knockout loss to Mark Hunt. Mir tested positive for metabolites of the banned substance dehydrochloromethyltestosterone. USADA broke down their investigation of Mir’s...

Apr 18, 2017 5:47 am

UFC releases undefeated welterweight prospect after domestic violence arrest

Back in October of 2016, UFC welterweight Michael Graves was pulled from a scheduled bout with Sergio Moraes and suspended by the UFC. His suspension stemmed from the news that he had been involved in a domestic dispute with his fiancee, during which he had allegedly punched and elbowed her in the face. At the time,...

Apr 17, 2017 9:44 am

UFC on Fox 24 Medical Suspensions: Only 4 fighters receive suspensions

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in Kansas City, Missouri, with UFC on Fox 24. The card was an epic one, crammed to the edges with emphatic finishes. In the main event, we saw flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson piece challenger Wilson Reis up to a third-round armbar win. With this win, he tied...

Apr 14, 2017 7:08 am

VIDEO | Marcelo Garcia suspends Dillon Danis from JiuJitsu gym

In a surprising announcement, famed ADCC champion Marcelo Garcia announced that his student, Dillon Danis, has been suspended from training at his gym after being encouraged to “take some time off”. Danis of course has gained quite a bit of fame given his involvement with UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and the SBG Ireland team....

Apr 13, 2017 2:08 pm

Charles Oliveira reacts to suspension for jumping cage after UFC 210 win

This past weekend at UFC 210, UFC featherweight Charles Oliveira made his successful UFC lightweight debut as he picked up a 1st round submission win over Will Brooks to kick off the pay-per view portion of the main card. Following his big win over Brooks, Olvieira celebrated as many fighters do, by jumping the cage...

Apr 12, 2017 9:27 am

UFC 210 medical suspensions

This past weekend, the UFC hit New York for a highly anticipated night of fights headlined by a light heavyweight tilt between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson for the UFC light heavyweight championship. In the co-main event, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman looked to return to title contention as he fought Gegard Mousasi in...

Apr 10, 2017 12:01 pm

Jon Jones recommends taking sex pills because they’re ‘f**king great’ and ‘awesome’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently sitting on the sidelines with his one-year suspension for testing positive for banned substances. Jones tested positive for the banned substances clomiphene and letrozole and was notified days before his scheduled UFC 200 title unification bout against champion Daniel Cormier. Jones claimed that the positive test for...

Apr 9, 2017 1:02 pm

Daniel Cormier trashes ‘Cialis boy’ Jon Jones in heated rant

Last night, in the main event of UFC 210, light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier defended his title for the second time with a second-round submission defeat of the dangerous Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. With this win, the champ set himself up for a possible rematch with his biggest rival – former champion Jon Jones, who was...

Apr 8, 2017 7:59 am

Jon Jones discusses potential rematch with Daniel Cormier

Former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones has proved time and time again that he truly is the most dominant light heavyweight in the world today. Racking up a nearly undefeated record, with his only loss coming as the result of a disqualification early in his career, which saw him crowned the youngest champion in...

Apr 7, 2017 12:24 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones bares all for new photoshoot

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may currently be suspended for a failed random out-of-competition drug test prior to his scheduled UFC 200 showdown with Daniel Cormier in July of 2016, however the former champ has begun to make headlines once again ahead of Saturday’s UFC 210 main event scrap between Daniel Cormier and...

Apr 6, 2017 8:19 am

Daniel Cormier goes off on Jon Jones for attending UFC 210

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently serving a one-year suspension retroactive to July of 2016, when USADA swooped in at the 11th hour and pulled Jones from his scheduled UFC 200 scrap with Daniel Cormier for a failed out-of-competition drug test. While it appeared as though Jones and his legal team were...

Mar 31, 2017 2:17 pm

First look at UFC’s updated anti-doping policy

Since partnering with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, the number of fighters who have been suspended for violating the USADA/UFC anti-doping policy has skyrocketed. With that being said, subsequently, the number of fighters using PEDs has dropped drastically. Now, going into April, the UFC has released its updated anti-doping policy under their USADA partnership, which includes...

Mar 21, 2017 8:41 am

‘UFC Fight Night London’ medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in to UFC Fight Pass for a highly anticipated afternoon of fights in London, England. UFC Fight Night London played host to a number of pivotal bouts, including MMA veteran Brad Pickett’s final fight. Also on the main card, Arnold Allen kept his unbeaten streak in tact as he...

Mar 18, 2017 8:48 pm

Jimi Manuwa is not interested in a fight with Jon Jones right now

UFC light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa is not interested in booking a fight with former division kingpin Jon Jones, at least not yet. “The Poster Boy” scored another highlight reel knockout in the featured bout of last night’s UFC Fight Night 107 event in London sending his opponent Corey Anderson crashing to the canvas with...

Mar 15, 2017 1:00 pm

PHOTO | Willie Nelson is down with the Diaz Brothers and their weed

What do Willie Nelson, Nick, and Nate Diaz all have in common? They are all legends for one, but another common interest among the three men is their admiration for marijuana. Recently the Diaz brothers rolled out their line of PreRoll marijuana cigarettes with California Finest, being made available to “qualified medical patients only.” Nick’s...

Mar 8, 2017 12:11 pm

Ben Rothwell releases statement after being flagged by USADA for potential anti-doping violation

Many fans were surprised when news came out that the UFC was notified that heavyweight Ben Rothwell was flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for a potential anti-doping policy violation. An out-of-competition sample collected on February 6, is what caused USADA to flag Rothwell with the potential violation. Rothwell released the following statement on...