667 Search Results for suspended

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...

Mar 3, 2016 10:25 am

The return of Chael Sonnen?

While Chael Sonnen may have formally retired from MMA back in 2014 prior to being suspended for 2 years by the NSAC, talks of a ‘Chael Sonnen return’ have always been a subject of interest to the MMA community. While many believed that Sonnen would return when his suspension was up on July 23rd of...

Mar 2, 2016 1:24 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones taunts Daniel Cormier this time with his UFC belt

The two light heavyweight rivals of the UFC are back at it again on social media. After some funny photoshopped images were put out by both Jones and Cormier, Jones posted a video to his Instagram account directed at the current UFC light heavyweight champion. Since Jones was suspended and was forced to vacate the...

Feb 25, 2016 9:32 am

Conor McGregor responds to Nick Diaz’s challenge

While Conor McGregor is slated to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 196 on March 5th, he has his sights set of Nick Diaz in the future. At the UFC 196 press conference on Wednesday, McGregor repeatedly used the microphone to make statements towards Nick Diaz, who was not on stage but was at the event....

Feb 25, 2016 7:48 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz wants fight with Conor McGregor

Yesterday at the UFC 196 press conference with Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz ahead of their welterweight fight on March 5th, McGregor spoke on the mic to Nick Diaz multiple times. In addition, McGregor referenced Nate Diaz as “Nick’s lil bro” multiple times throughout the course of the press conference. Given that the fight will...

Feb 23, 2016 8:01 am

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi expertly breaks down Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping

On Saturday in London, Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’. The fight will be the first for Silva since his UFC 183 win over Nick Diaz which was ultimately overturned after Silva failed a pair of drug tests. The former champ was...

Feb 22, 2016 11:20 am

Anderson Silva: The Spider has Landed! Fight Night London

It’s fight week and this event’s destination of octagon fights takes us to London, England for a night of Fight Pass action. #7 Anderson Silva (34-6 MMA) is back in action since his last fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on January of last year. The fight resulted in a no-contest and Silva was...

Feb 18, 2016 9:50 am

Nick Diaz opens up on marijuana usage

It’s no secret that UFC veteran Nick Diaz has used marijuana throughout the course of his fight career. Diaz has failed 2 drug tests throughout his fight career for marijuana, and has been an advocate for marijuana usage. Diaz was handed a 5 year suspension from the NSAC after he failed a drug test following...

Feb 17, 2016 9:29 am

Gleison Tibau ends USADA appeal

Last year it was revealed that Gleison Tibau had failed a USADA drug test after his win over Abel Trujillo at UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3. It was then revealed that Tibau failed a second drug test as well. Tibau was suspended indefinitely while the UFC and USADA attempted to make sense of...

Feb 14, 2016 12:16 pm

Video: MMA Referee pushes down then chokeslams fighter!

You don’t see it too often where a referee looses his cool this quickly and acts out as trial, judge and jury by taking matters into his own hands in this video. If he got fired and or suspended by his actions, I’m sure he’s got a great job as security guard or bouncer with...

Feb 12, 2016 10:03 am

Michael Bisping claims Anderson Silva ‘was cheating his whole career’

Michael Bisping is not letting anyone forget that Anderson Silva tested positive for banned substances. The former UFC middleweight champion is returning to his first fight since being suspended by the NAC after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Although Silva’s NAC hearing seemed less than professional at times, they ultimately served Silva a one-year...

Feb 10, 2016 3:13 pm

New details emerge regarding Yoel Romero’s failed drug test

It was announced last month that UFC middleweight #1 contender Yoel Romero had failed a drug test following his fight with Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza at UFC 194 in December. Romero was suspended indefinitely while the UFC and USADA made sense of the situation before the NSAC set a date for a hearing with the NSAC....

Feb 9, 2016 2:36 am

UFC Fight Night 82 medical suspensions: Six fighters potentially out for six months

UFC Fight Night 82 was a night full of action and it did not go without injuries. Main event standout Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson may be out for six months with an ankle injury after his highlight performance putting away the former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in the first round. The complete list of UFC...

Feb 9, 2016 1:39 am

WATCH! Jon Jones addresses everyone talking about his speeding ticket!

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones feels like the smallest things in his personal life are going to be blown up by the media. If any of those small things move the needle with any of his fans or critics, he is absolutely right. Jones was recently buzzing in the media after court documents...

Feb 8, 2016 2:30 pm

Watch out! Bad Sportsmanship in MMA? Or untimely accidents? You decide

Not all fouls in MMA are a result of a fighter intentionally wanting to break the rules, but there are some that aim to do just that. So whether it’s an ‘accidental’ eye poke that leads on to much worst, this video has a little of everything that will have you questioning their intentions.