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Apr 5, 2016 8:48 am

Michael Bisping blasts Yoel Romero following USADA settlement

After Yoel Romero’s controversial split decision win over Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza at UFC 194 in December, the Cuban Olympian failed an out-of-competition drug test. While failing a drug test is normally a 12-month suspension, Romero and USADA managed to reach a settlement agreement after he blamed the testing failure on a tainted supplement that he...

Apr 4, 2016 4:49 pm

Rousimar Palhares says he ‘would kill’ Conor McGregor

Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares grappled in the main event of Polaris 3 event in Poole, England over the weekend in the main event against Garry Tonon. The two fought an exciting match to a draw, but Palhares has been getting a lot of attention from an interview he did with Sportsmail about a fight...

Apr 1, 2016 8:44 am

Alexander Gustafsson trolls fans on Instagram with harsh April Fools prank

Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson is undoubtably one of the best fighters on the UFC’s light heavyweight roster. Unfortunately for Gustafsson, 2015 was a rough year for the Swedish standout. After being knocked out by Anthony Johnson in Sweden, Gustafsson dropped a controversial split decision to Daniel Cormier at UFC 192. With that being said, Gustafsson...

Mar 24, 2016 11:00 am

Nate Diaz roasts Michael Bisping as they are standing next to each other on air

After Michael Bisping’s controversial fight with former middleweight champion Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz posted a meme throwing an insult at “The Count.” Bisping took to twitter to respond to the elder Diaz brother and added to it by throwing an insult at the younger Diaz who was had a fight with UFC featherweight champion Conor...


Mar 21, 2016 4:18 pm

Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock test positive for steroid, Shamrock also pops for opioid

It was revealed shortly after the Bellator 149 event that co-main event fighter Kimbo Slice and main event fighter Ken Shamrock failed their fight drug tests. According to a report released by MMA Junkie, 52-year-old Shamrock and 42-year old Slice both tested positive for the steroid nandrolone, according to urine test results released by the...

Mar 18, 2016 11:09 am

Kimbo Slice’s son, Kevin ‘Baby Slice’ Ferguson Jr. makes MMA debut

Kimbo Slice simply grabs the people’s attention. In his last controversial fight with Dada 5000 where he also happened to fail a drug test at Bellator 149, Spike TV said in a press release that a card with Slice on it once again broke a Bellator record. “Bellator 149 shattered viewership records for Bellator MMA,...

Mar 17, 2016 1:02 pm

Tim Kennedy goes on twitter rant following reports of Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall

Tim Kennedy has not fought in the UFC since a controversial loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178, which took place back in September 2014. However, the UFC middleweight veteran has recently been campaigning for a fight with Anderson Silva and was emotional to say the least when he heard reports of Silva fighting Uriah...

Mar 16, 2016 10:00 pm

Cain Velasquez vs. Travis Browne reportedly targeted for UFC 200

As we get closer and closer to UFC 200 on July 9th, reports of potential matchups have begun to emerge. In addition, fighters are calling each other out hoping to talk themselves into a spot on what many expect to be the biggest event in the history of the UFC. It was reported on Fox...

Mar 16, 2016 11:25 am

Justin Gaethje ‘suspended indefinitely’ after beating Brian Foster at WSOF 29

Sometimes strange things happen in the world of MMA. WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje won a decisive first round TKO over his WSOF 29 opponent Brian Foster at the Bank of Colorado Arena in Greeley, CO on March 12th. However, Gaethje was suspended indefinitely by the Colorado State Boxing Commission for unsportsmanlike conduct, celebrating after...

Mar 14, 2016 4:36 pm

Carlos Condit: I want the rematch with Lawler, otherwise I’m on hiatus

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit is still trying to decide what is next in regards to his mixed martial arts career. “The Natural Born Killer” is coming off a controversial title fight loss to reigning champion Robbie Lawler, which occurred in the main event of UFC 195 just over 2 months ago. Condit...

Mar 14, 2016 11:27 am

BREAKING: Matt Mitrione leaves the UFC for Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has acquired another big name from the UFC following the signing of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and MMA legend Wanderlei Silva. Former NFL player and UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione announced his decision to sign with Bellator MMA on the MMA Hour on Monday. Mitrione said that the UFC did not come...

Mar 13, 2016 12:47 pm

Video | Anderson Silva reenacts his favorite scene from Bad Boys 2

Watch as former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva reenacts his favorite scene from the movie ‘Bad Boys 2’. Anderson Silva is coming off a controversial decision loss to Michael Bisping in his most recent octagon appearance. Who would you like to see “The Spider” fight next? Sound off Penn Nation!

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 10, 2016 8:52 am

Tim Kennedy formally calls out Anderson Silva

While this isn’t the first time that Tim Kennedy has called out Anderson Silva, the stars may have aligned for a bout to finally be scheduled between the two men. After Tim Kennedy’s controversial loss to Yoel Romero, he took an indefinitely hiatus from competition. Now, a year and a half following the loss to...

Mar 3, 2016 8:51 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones’ meme of him

Daniel Cormier @dc_mma so funny talking about @JonnyBones "Carl Winslow" Instagram post on @FOXSportsLive last night https://t.co/WLSTxjyChq — Jay Onrait (@JayOnrait) March 3, 2016 Recently, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones posted a meme on Instagram taunting Daniel Cormier. The meme was a photoshop of the UFC 197 fight poster, with Daniel Cormier replaced...

Mar 2, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | A compilation of some of the worst fouls in MMA

Check out this compilation of some of the worst fouls to take place in the sport of MMA. These are moments in MMA history that have had people talking about long after the fight. From Heath Herring’s kiss that led to a knockout before the fight even started, all the way up to Ken Shamrock...

Mar 1, 2016 11:29 am

Jon Jones says he is set on a more meaningful opponent than Daniel Cormier

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to get his belt back. He will have his chance against champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 197 on April 23rd, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones spoke with MMA Junkie about the upcoming fight with Cormier and how he is feeling with his rival in the light...

Feb 28, 2016 10:55 am

Video: Michael Bisping says he blames Herb Dean for his stitches

Michael Bisping scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career yesterday in London, when he defeated former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva via unanimous decision. However, the victory did not come without controversy. During the final seconds of the third-round Bisping lost his mouth piece and tried to signal referee Herb Dean about it....

Feb 28, 2016 10:17 am

Nick Diaz blasts Michael Bisping with harsh meme

Apparently former UFC title challenger Nick Diaz was not to happy with Michael Bisping’s decision victory over Anderson Silva in London. Nick took his Facebook last night where he shared ‘fight.memes‘ photo blasting “The Count” for what some are calling a ‘controversial’ victory: Nick Diaz 13 hrs · fight.memes’s photo https://t.co/oN0BA6ZFtV instagram.com/p/BCUMa9uIqxF/   Ouch! Would you like to...

Feb 25, 2016 3:21 pm

Jon Jones fires back at Chuck Liddell

Chuck Liddell stirred up the UFC light heavyweight division recently when he broke down Jon Jones dominance, as well as how he would have defeated Jones in his prime. The controversial piece from Liddell however, came when he stated that he believed he could still give Jones some trouble in a fight. This prompted Jones...

Feb 21, 2016 8:11 am

Video Interview: Royce Gracie – Discusses the use of Martial arts – Real Scenarios

In the video above, Royce Gracie speaks with Luke Thomas with mmafighting.com about his views on the usage of martial arts, point systems and real situations that may arise to utilize your craft. Gracie fought Ken Shamrock at Bellator 149, defeating him via TKO in the 1st. Some controversy was displayed by Shamrock indicating that...

Feb 20, 2016 8:08 am

Royce Gracie releases statement on alleged low blow against Shamrock

Last night in the main event of Bellator 149 Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock faced off for the third time in their MMA careers. The fight was a controversial one that ended with Gracie ultimately getting the TKO win. Immediately Shamrock began complaining to the referee that Shamrock hit him below the belt, and that...

Feb 20, 2016 6:48 am

Video: Post Fight Press Conference – Bellator 149

Missed the live post-fight presser? Check out what you missed when the fighters last night got their last words in after the event. Check out what co-main event fighter Kimbo Slice and BJJ legend Royce Gracie had to say about his performances’ last night.

Feb 18, 2016 10:03 pm

WATCH! What’s next for Nate Diaz & Carlos Condit?

Carlos Condit is coming off a failed bid at the UFC welterweight championship back at UFC 195. Condit and welterweight champion Robbie Lawler fought to a controversial decision that ultimately saw Lawler pick up the split decision win to retain the UFC welterweight championship. Condit has since revealed that if he doesn’t get another crack...

Feb 16, 2016 9:40 am

Manny Pacquiao apologizes for comparing homosexuals to animals

Famed prizefighter Manny Pacquiao found himself under fire recently after comments he made some controversial statements regarding homosexuality. ‘Pac Man’ stated that animals “are even better (than humans), because they know how to distinguish from male to male or female to female.” The video went viral, and even lead to Floyd Mayweather sticking up for...