621 Search Results for suspended

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.

Feb 8, 2016 12:28 pm

Rep for Jon Jones addresses recent traffic citation received on January 31, 2016

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is making headlines in the news once again for legal issues. Denise White, a representative for Jon Jones told MMA Junkie that Jones was speeding on January 31, 2016 and was issued a citation. “He will be in traffic court on Wednesday like everyone else that gets a...

Feb 5, 2016 6:39 pm

On This Day: Anderson Silva KOs Vitor Belfort with front kick

On this day in MMA history Anderson Silva knocked Vitor Belfort out at UFC 126 back in 2011. The win was Silva’s 10th title defense in the UFC, and became one of the most iconic knockouts in the history of not only the UFC, but the sport of MMA as well. Fast forward 5 years...

Feb 4, 2016 9:19 am

Anderson Silva: Chris Weidman rematch will be “tougher fight” for Luke Rochold

In the co-main event of UFC 194 Luke Rockhold defeated Chris Weidman via 4th round TKO to claim the UFC middleweight championship. Rockhold’s win was so dominant that many were wondering whether or not Weidman would get an immediate rematch. In addition, on the main card of UFC 194 Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza via...

Feb 2, 2016 1:59 pm

On This Day: Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic gets soccer kick TKO win

On this day in MMA history, legendary fighter Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic picked up an impressive 1st round TKO win 12 years ago at Pride 27. The win for Cro Cop came by way of soccer kick, and was just Cro Cop’s 11th professional fight. It extended his professional record to 8-1-2. In addition, it...