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Aug 2, 2016 9:58 am

UFC 201 medical suspensions

This past Saturday, fight fans witnessed an action packed night of fights headlined by a welterweight title scrap that saw Tyron Woodley capture the UFC welterweight championship by knocking out Robbie Lawler in just minutes. In the wake of the event, MMAFighting obtained the medical suspensions for the fighters on the event. As always, fighters...

Jul 28, 2016 7:25 pm

Chad Mendes breaks his silence on banned substance use and two-year suspension

Chad Mendes was suspended for two years on July 20 following his positive test for the growth-hormone releasing peptide, GHRP-17. Mendes finally opened to KHTK Radio on Thursday about what exactly happened that has sidelined the former UFC featherweight title contender for a couple of years. “It was GHRP-6. Before all this stuff came out...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....


Jul 26, 2016 5:37 pm

WWE will not punish Brock Lesnar for failed UFC drug tests

Brock Lesnar’s successful UFC 200 return may be tarnished from his pair of failed drug tests, however the WWE will not be punishing the former UFC champ for his infractions in the combat sports world. Lesnar failed a random drug test back in June prior to his UFC 200 clash with Mark Hunt, and also...

Jul 26, 2016 10:42 am

Jon Jones’ brother blames supplements for failed drug test

Arthur Jones made MMA headlines this month when he was suspended 4 games by the NFL for violating the company’s drug policy. The news came just weeks after his younger brother, Jon Jones, was pulled from UFC 200 for a potential USADA anti-doping violation. In the case of Jon, the US Anti-Doping Agency began testing...

Jul 23, 2016 11:32 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones still looking shredded despite layoff

While Jon Jones may be provisionally suspended until his NSAC hearing later this year, the pound for pound kingpin has continued to train at the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. Jones, who was slated to fight Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200 earlier this year, is still looking in fight...

Jul 23, 2016 10:44 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen opens up on USADA, return rumors, and more

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen made headlines once again recently when it was revealed that he was randomly tested by USADA. Sonnen, who is currently suspended by the NSAC until later this summer, has remained adamant about the fact that he is retired, however his recent USADA drug test has left many wondering if...

Jul 23, 2016 10:12 am

Michael Bisping and Yoel Romero trade shots on Twitter

Yoel Romero may currently be suspended after failing a USADA-administered drug test, however ‘Soldier Of God’ believes he is still the rightful #1 contender at middleweight. Back at UFC 194, Romero and Jacare Souza squared off in what many believed to be a middleweight #1 contender fight. Romero won the bout via split decision, with...

Jul 23, 2016 9:13 am

UFC won’t fine Jon Jones or Brock Lesnar for failed drug tests

Since it was announced that Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones failed drug tests prior to, and after, UFC 200 there has been much speculation as to how long both men would be suspended, and whether or not they would face fines. Mark Hunt, who fought Lesnar at UFC 200, also demanded 100% of Lesnar’s whopping...

Jul 22, 2016 11:39 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ main event preview

Saturday afternoon in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC will hold it’s 20th event on Fox. In the main event, Holly Holm will square off against Valentina Shevchenko in a pivotal women’s bantamweight matchup. Also on the main card, top ranked lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Edson Barboza will square off in the co-main event. The fight will...

Jul 21, 2016 10:22 pm

New details emerge regarding Chad Mendes failed drug test

This week it was announced that top ranked UFC featherweight Chad Mendes had been suspended 2 years following a failed drug test back in May. While many were taken aback by Mendes’ failed drug test, a source close to the situation revealed to BloodyElbow that Mendes failed the drug test for GHRP-6, a substance which...

Jul 21, 2016 12:34 pm

Chael Sonnen to return to the UFC? Recently tested by USADA

Former title contender Chael Sonnen tested positive for multiple performance-enhancing drug violations back in 2014 and was suspended for two years from competition. Now that Sonnen’s two-year suspension from competition will be up this Saturday, it surely looks like the current MMA analyst for ESPN may be looking to have another go in the Octagon....

Jul 20, 2016 10:00 pm

Chael Sonnen predicts future for Brock Lesnar & Jon Jones

UFC 200 was arguably the biggest event in the history of the UFC. Unfortunately a dark cloud now looms over the event after Jon Jones was pulled from the event during fight week for a USADA violation, and Brock Lesnar was notified of two USADA violations after the event. With USADA handing top ranked featherweight...

Jul 19, 2016 4:45 pm

Brock Lesnar’s failed drug test repercussions could go beyond NSAC

With the news of Brock Lesnar failing two drug tests for his UFC 200 bout with Mark Hunt, one out-of-competition, and one fight night, many are wondering what the repercussions will be for the former heavyweight champ. Given the precedent set by the NSAC in the past, many are expecting Lesnar to be fined and...

Jul 12, 2016 8:38 am

UFC 200 medical suspensions

Saturday night in Las Vegas, the historic UFC 200 event took place at the T-Mobile Arena. The event was a spectacular one, with Amanda Nunes pulling off the upset over Miesha Tate, Brock Lesnar triumphantly returning to the Octagon, and Jose Aldo being crowned the interim featherweight champion, to name just a few of the...

Jul 11, 2016 12:44 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘Oh you accidentally took an Advil that had steroids in it?’

UFC superstar Nate Diaz is very vocal about PED use in mixed martial arts. With the news of Jon Jones being flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for a potential Anti-Doping violation, the issue of steroids was brought up with Diaz in a recent interview on “The Buzzer.” “No one ever says what people get...

Jul 5, 2016 1:34 pm

Frank Mir has asked the UFC to be released

Back in April, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir was notified that he had failed his ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’ post-fight drug test. Mir failed the test for oral turinabol metabolites, blaming the failed drug test on contaminated kangaroo meat. While there has been no word yet as to how long Mir will be suspended,...

Jun 30, 2016 8:27 pm

Jon Jones: I’m not a bad guy, I’ve done some bad things

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has had his fair share of legal issues. Unfortunately for Jones, his issues ultimately saw him stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship. Ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Daniel Cormier, UFC President Dana White stated that Jones has embraced the role of the ‘bad guy’ in...

Jun 29, 2016 9:32 am

Jon Jones: Loss in rematch is “major blow” to Daniel Cormier’s legacy

On July 9th, in the main event of UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off in one of the most highly anticipated rematches in UFC history for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. While Jones, the youngest UFC champion in history, is looking to reclaim the belt he never lost inside the Octagon,...

Jun 25, 2016 9:22 am

Michael Bisping blasts middleweight title contenders

Since Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, he has found himself being called out by nearly everyone in the top 5 of the UFC’s middleweight division. Bisping has done his best to respond to all of the challenges, pointing out that Luke...

Jun 22, 2016 11:29 am

Michael Bisping breaks down list of middleweight contenders

Since winning the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, there has been much speculation as to who Michael Bisping’s first title defense would be against. Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman is currently sidelined after undergoing neck surgery, #1 contender Jacare Souza is out after having surgery,...

Jun 21, 2016 1:54 pm

NAC issues 12-month suspension for UFC fighter’s positive drug test

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) issued a suspension dealing with a positive drug test on Tuesday, according to a report from MMA Fighting. UFC lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira was handed the year-long suspension from competition after testing positive for the banned substance Ostarine, which is defined within the class of SARMS (selective androgen receptor modulators)....