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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...

Mar 8, 2017 10:59 am

2 American Animals Episode 32 – Cris Cyborg Joins the Show!

On this episode of American Animals, Erik Apple and TJ De Santis review all of the latest and greatest in MMA news, including the announcement of Georges St-Pierre versus Michael Bisping. Also, Micah Miller stops by give us his opinions on the most recent MMA happenings. Finally, the greatest female MMA fighter on the planet,...

Mar 8, 2017 10:50 am

Tony Ferguson gives demands for Khabib Nurmagomedov rebooking

This past weekend at UFC 209, top ranked lightweights Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson were set to face off in the co-main event for the interim lightweight title. Unfortunately, the day of weigh-ins, Nurmagomedov was forced to go to the hospital as he was in need of IV fluids. Ultimately, The Eagle was forced out...

Mar 8, 2017 10:35 am

Derrick Lewis responds to Ben Rothwell’s USADA notification

Derrick Lewis is currently in the midst of a destructive charge through the UFC heavyweight division. The Texas-based big man’s last loss occurred in June of 2015, when he was put down by a second-round Shawn Jordan hook kick. Since then, he has rebounded with six-straight wins, just one of which has seen the judges...

Mar 8, 2017 9:52 am

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub explains why Michael Bisping was snapping at Eddie Bravo

Last week in Las Vegas after the World MMA Awards, we saw a video of UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping in a heated argument with Eddie Bravo. It wasn’t clear from the video why Bisping was so upset with Bravo, but Bravo said in the video that he was giving the UFC middleweight champion some...

Mar 8, 2017 7:22 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz breaks down potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight

Your browser does not support iframes. These days, the possibility of a boxing mega fight between semi-retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is dominating combat sports headlines. Each week, we’re given new reasons to believe the fight is just a few signatures away, and plenty of other reasons to believe...

Mar 8, 2017 7:06 am

Amanda Nunes wants 145 belt, doesn’t want Cyborg fight

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has been extremely open about the fact that she would like to become the first ever two-division UFC women’s champion. With the recent addition of the women’s featherweight division, Nunes had her eyes on the recent UFC 208 inaugural women’s featherweight title fight, where Germaine De Randamie defeated Holly...

Mar 8, 2017 6:59 am

Jacare Souza goes off on Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold

Top ranked UFC middleweight contender Ronaldo Jacare Souza has been on a tear of the UFC’s middleweight division. With a controversial split decision loss to Yoel Romero being the only mark on his otherwise unblemished record, Souza remains one of the most lethal contenders at 185 pounds. While Souza is currently set to fight Robert...

Mar 8, 2017 6:40 am

VIDEO | Coach says Michael Bisping’s last 3 opponents would “kick the sh*t out of GSP”

We now know that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon at middleweight, where he will take on reigning divisional champion Michael Bisping. While the announcement of this fight, which still doesn’t have a concrete date or location, generated some excitement among fans, the dominant reaction to it...

Mar 8, 2017 5:55 am

Frustrated Floyd Mayweather tells Conor McGregor to “sign the paper”

The biggest ongoing narrative in combat sports today surrounds a potential boxing mega fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, and semi-retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. Each week, this prospective showdown seems to generate dozens of new headlines, some suggesting the fight might actually happen, others suggesting it’s a near impossibility. Unsurprisingly, this influx...

Mar 7, 2017 4:13 pm

Ben Rothwell flagged by USADA for potential anti-doping violation

UFC heavyweight fighter Ben Rothwell has been flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for a potential anti-doping violation. The UFC released the following statement on their notification from USADA on Tuesday: “The UFC organization was formally notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Ben Rothwell of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation...

Mar 7, 2017 2:03 pm

Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier official

The UFC’s lightweight division is going to get much more interesting in Conor McGregor’s absence! While UFC 209’s Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson interim lightweight title fight was scrapped, two other top ranked lightweights will now look to move one step closer to lightweight title contention at UFC 211. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto has broken news...

Mar 7, 2017 12:09 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar pulls a fast one and hammers F5 on Goldberg at WWE Raw

Although former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has hung up the MMA gloves after being suspended for a year after testing positive for banned subtances, “The Beast Incarnate” can still be seen doing his thing in the WWE ring. On Monday night’s Raw, Lesnar and newly crowned Universal Champion Goldberg met in the ring so...

Mar 7, 2017 11:54 am

VIDEO | Diego Sanchez strengthening jaw muscles ahead of

Ahead of UFC veteran Diego Sanchez’s UFC Fight Night 108 scrap with Al Iaquinta, ‘The Nightmare’ is looking to strengthen his chin in an effort to avoid being knocked out. Details are scarce regarding the video at the present time, however the device appears to be used to strengthen the jaw muscles as Sanchez moves...

Mar 7, 2017 11:00 am

Michael Chiesa to Eddie Alvarez: “You don’t want none”

Having been knocked out by Conor McGregor in November, Eddie Alvarez is no longer the UFC lightweight champion. That said, he still seems to have a target on his back, as he’s been called out by several top lightweights over the last few weeks. One of these lightweights has been Dustin Poirier, who recently defeated...

Mar 7, 2017 10:16 am

NSAC Director Bob Bennet: 10-8 round for Woodley is “unacceptable”

This past weekend, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley defended his UFC welterweight title for the second time as he picked up a majority decision win over Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson in a rather controversial performance. While Woodley was awarded the majority decision, there were many, including UFC President Dana White, who believe that Thompson won the...

Mar 7, 2017 10:06 am

GSP on long-discussed Anderson Silva super fight: “It is possible”

For many years, Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva stood out as the two best fighters in MMA. Given that they were separated by just 15 pounds, there was always a widespread desire to see them fight. Unfortunately, this super fight never materialized. On a recent episode of the UFC Unfiltered Podcast, St-Pierre recounted the UFC’s previous attempts...

Mar 7, 2017 9:56 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley: McGregor, St-Pierre, and Bisping don’t want a fight against me

Coming off a majority decision win over Stephen Thompson at UFC 209, it looks like UFC welterweight division champion Tyron Woodley will likely be taking on the next welterweight contender rather than getting himself a superfight with some of the stars surrounding the welterweight division. TMZ caught up with Tyron Woodley following his win over...

Mar 7, 2017 8:46 am

Nick Diaz says he offered to fight Michael Bisping

After months of contract negotiations, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is finally poised for a comeback. He will not, however, be returning to the welterweight division he once ruled so dominantly. Instead, he will challenge Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight title at a to-be-determined date and location, probably sometime in the second half...

Mar 7, 2017 7:36 am

Georges St-Pierre: Michael Bisping embarrassed himself every time he opened his mouth

Though the date and location of the fight remain a mystery, we now know that former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre‘s comeback fight will pit him against UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Shortly after this massive – and polarizing – fight was announced, the UFC sat St-Pierre and Bisping down beside each other at a press...

Mar 7, 2017 6:28 am

Jessica Andrade explains how she’ll dethrone Joanna Jedrzejczyk

With a flawless, 13-0 record, and four-straight title defenses to her name, UFC strawweight queen Joanna Jedrzejczyk has established herself as one of the most dominant champions in the promotion. As such, Brazil’s Jessica Andrade will have a serious task on her hands when she attempts to dethrone Jedrzejczyk in the co-main event of the...

Mar 7, 2017 5:53 am

Tony Ferguson blasts “disrespectful,” and “unprofessional” Khabib Nurmagomedov

Last weekend, the UFC returned to the combat sports mecca of Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. Regrettably, it did so without the card’s originally planned co-main event, an interim lightweight title fight between streaking contender Tony Ferguson and undefeated Dagestani star Khabib Nurmagomedov. This fight was scrapped on the eve of battle when Nurmagomedov...

Mar 6, 2017 1:13 pm

PHOTO | Cody Garbrandt gets physical with TJ Dillashaw during TUF taping

It looks like Cody Garbrandt literally could not wait for his upcoming UFC bantamweight title fight to get his hands on his former teammate TJ Dillashaw. A preview has surfaced of Garbrandt putting his hand around Dillashaw’s neck. The incident took place during the taping of the The Ultimate Fighter 25 where the two are...

Mar 6, 2017 11:57 am

Eddie Alvarez says Nate Diaz turned down a fight with him

It has now been several months since Eddie Alvarez’s knockout loss to Conor McGregor, which marked the end of his reign as UFC lightweight champion. Despite the time that’s elapsed since then, he still doesn’t have another fight booked. Alvarez has, however, spoken to the UFC about a few prospective opponents. One of these opponents...

Mar 6, 2017 11:08 am

Nate Diaz: ‘The best example of a professional fighter is me and my brother’

Nate Diaz has stayed true to himself since day one. Even with making the most money of his career in his last two fights that were some of the most successful pay-per-view events in UFC history with Conor McGregor, you won’t see the Stockton scrapper wearing any new tailored suits. “People who treat it like...

Mar 6, 2017 10:02 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping gets into heated argument with Eddie Bravo in Las Vegas

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, Eddie Bravo, and many other mixed martial arts fighters, analysts, and personalities were in Las Vegas for the UFC 209 event and also the Fighters Only World MMA Awards that took place just before the weekend. You may have heard about Bisping and Bravo’s argument that they got into after...

Mar 6, 2017 9:06 am

Chael Sonnen discusses what’s next for Khabib Nurmagomedov

Last weekend, the UFC returned to the combat sport mecca of Las Vegas, Nevada, with UFC 209. Unfortunately, it made this Vegas return without its originally planned co-main event: an interim lightweight title fight between undefeated Dagestani star Khabib Nurmagomedov, and streaking American contender Tony Ferguson. This fight was cancelled on the eve of battle,...