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Jul 8, 2016 12:07 pm

VIDEO | Dana White vents frustration, sounds finally fed up with Jon Jones

UFC President Dana White has been on an emotional roller coaster this week. With three UFC fights taking place this week, White had his plate full but was given even more on Wednesday when USADA flagged Jon Jones for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, removing him from the scheduled UFC 200 main event fight versus...

Jul 8, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier reacts to fighting Anderson Silva

Late last night @DC_MMA reacted to learning he's fighting @SpiderAnderson #UFC200 @PROcast @MetroPCS #CloserThanEverhttps://t.co/fy0qHrZn7Q — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 8, 2016 By now the MMA world knows that former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will be stepping in on short notice to fight light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated matchup on the...

Jul 8, 2016 9:17 am

VIDEO | Bruce Buffer injures knee, falls while lip syncing

Thursday afternoon during UFC Fight Week, Octagon announcer Bruce Buffer hurt his knee while partaking in a lip sync battle. Buffer, noticeably in pain over the injury, continued to perform until his knee locked up on him and he took a painful tumble to the ground. Buffer was then spotted later that night at the...

Jul 8, 2016 9:05 am

Anderson Silva vs. Daniel Cormier statistical breakdown

Thursday night UFC President Dana White announced that Anderson Silva would be stepping in on just two days notice to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Silva, who is stepping in for Jones Jones following a potential USADA anti-doping violation, opened up at a major underdog. Ahead of the fight, take a look at the...

Jul 8, 2016 8:50 am

Eddie Alvarez begs Dana White for “easier fight” following title win

Eddie Alvarez has been the lightweight champion for less than 24 hours, however he is already looking ahead to his next fight. While the lightweight division is currently stacked with contenders such as Donald Cerrone, who holds a win over Alvarez, Tony Ferguson, and Khabib Nurmagomedov to name just a few, Alvarez wants to fight...

Jul 8, 2016 8:40 am

Conor McGregor foresees trilogy fight with Nate Diaz

While we are nearly 24 hours away from UFC 200, the MMA community can’t get enough of Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz after their UFC 202 press conference on Thursday afternoon. During the course of the presser, McGregor explained that a win for him on August 20th likely sets up a trilogy fight between the...

Jul 8, 2016 8:32 am

Anderson Silva vs. Daniel Cormier opening betting odds

Thursday evening, UFC President Dana White announced that Anderson Silva would be stepping in on short notice to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Silva is stepping in for Jon Jones, who was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation. The fight, which will take place on the main card, will not...

Jul 7, 2016 8:56 pm

Eddie Alvarez stops Rafael dos Anjos, wins lightweight championship

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: 90’ MMA veteran Eddie Alvarez finally accomplished his dream of capturing a UFC lightweight championship. Alvarez landed big blows in the first round that dropped dos Anjos, after a scramble, dos Anjos made it back to his feet. Alvarez then landed some big blows and finished dos...

Jul 7, 2016 8:52 pm

VIDEO | Dana White announces Anderson Silva’s return

Cormier vs Silva!!! #UFC200 pic.twitter.com/c2QYsgEb68 — Dana White (@danawhite) July 8, 2016 Thursday evening, it was announced that former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva would be stepping in on just 2 days notice to fight Daniel Cormier. Silva is stepping in for Jon Jones, who was pulled form the event for a potential USADA anti-doping...

Jul 7, 2016 7:43 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz staredown from Dana White’s angle

Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz tickets on-sale July 15!!! #UFC202 A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jul 7, 2016 at 12:52pm PDT Dana White was right there in between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz when they had their staredown at the end of the UFC 202 press conference on Thursday....

Jul 7, 2016 5:34 pm

Brock Lesnar calls Jon Jones ‘unprofessional’ for USADA violation

Heavyweights Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt have been moved up from the co-main event to headline UFC 200 with Jon Jones being pulled from the UFC light heavyweight championship versus Daniel Cormier. Lesnar appeared for an open workout on Thursday in Las Vegas, Nevada ahead of UFC 200 and was asked about Jones’ potential anti-doping...

Jul 7, 2016 10:23 am

Jon Jones contemplates potential 2-year suspension

Wednesday night, UFC President Dana White held a press conference in Las Vegas to address Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 over a potential USADA anti-doping violation. During the course of the press conference, White pointed out that Jones could be facing a 2-year suspension if it is determined that he did indeed take...

Jul 7, 2016 9:40 am

Jon Jones: “I would never cheat”

In the wake of Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 Wednesday night after being informed of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test back in June, Jones and his team appeared at a press conference on Thursday. During the course of the presser, a visibly emotional Jones explained that he...

Jul 7, 2016 9:05 am

Jon Jones apologizes to Daniel Cormier

By now the MMA world is aware that UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 Wednesday evening after he was notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Wednesday night, UFC President Dana White and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier appeared at a press conference, however Jones and his team...

Jul 7, 2016 8:54 am

Jon Jones’ manager admits chances of B sample being negative are slim

Wednesday night, Jon Jones was pulled from the main event of UFC 200 after he was notified of a potential anti-doping violation. There were no immediate details given regarding the situation, and Jones’ camp maintained silence through Thursday morning. Thursday morning, Jones and his manager Maliki Kawa appeared at a press conference in Las Vegas...

Jul 7, 2016 8:41 am

Fighters begin campaigning to fight Daniel Cormier

With just two days to go until the biggest event in the history of the UFC, one would think that the UFC would have a difficult time finding someone to fight on such short notice. That proved to not be the case however when several fighters took to Twitter to campaign to fill the hole...

Jul 7, 2016 2:09 am

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ potential USADA violation

Late Wednesday, the UFC announced that UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 main event fight against champion Daniel Cormier for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” With the UFC light heavyweight title fight just days away, everyone in the MMA community was shocked at the news. Here is how...

Jul 6, 2016 10:27 pm

Dana White on Jon Jones: “There’s no telling what’s next”

With just days to go until his UFC 200 headlining bout against Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones was notified of a potential anti-doping violation, and was subsequently pulled from the fight. UFC President Dana white was quick to reveal that the fight was off, and Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt was now the main event for...

Jul 6, 2016 8:40 pm

Brock Lesnar on title run: “Never say never. We’ll see”

On Saturday, Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after nearly 5 years away from the UFC. Lesnar will be facing #8 ranked heavyweight Mark Hunt, who is widely believed to be a legend of the sport. Hunt will be entering the fight on a 2-fight win streak that has seen...

Jul 6, 2016 1:03 pm

On This Day: Anderson Silva knocked out for the first time in his professional career

Anderson Silva was the king of the UFC middleweight division for over six years, convincingly taking the belt from Rich Franklin at UFC 64. Silva would go on to defend his middleweight title 10 times, setting the record for the most consecutive title defenses in UFC history. Silva’s supremacy came to a stunning end when...

Jul 6, 2016 10:40 am

PHOTO | Brock Lesnar proudly representing Canada instead of America

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar was born and raised in Webster, South Dakota and went on to wrestle at the University of Minnesota, winning the NCAA division I heavyweight championship his senior year. Now, the WWE superstar lives in Canada on his farm in Maryfield, Saskatchewan and is representing Canada on his UFC Reebok...

Jul 6, 2016 10:18 am

PHOTO | Derrick Lewis takes ‘touch butt’ to a new level

UFC heavyweight Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis is known for his devastating knockout power and also for his wonderful sense of humor. Lewis is constantly putting up comical posts up through his social media channels and usually has something funny to say or do in his interviews. With the UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor being...

Jul 6, 2016 10:01 am

Frankie Edgar’s coach: He was stiff arming kids during flag football

Frankie Edgar is undoubtably a fighter at heart. Throughout the course of his 11 year professional career, the former UFC lightweight champion has defeated some of the biggest names in the sport, including BJ Penn, Gray Maynard, Urijah Faber, and Chad Mendes. At UFC 200, Edgar will look to add former featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo’s...

Jul 6, 2016 9:31 am

Valerie Letourneau opens up on Reebok wardrobe malfunction

Last month, Valerie Letourneau and Joanne Calderwood kicked off the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: 89’in the first ever UFC women’s flyweight fight. Unfortunately for Letourneau, in addition to losing the bout via 3rd round TKO, she also had a wardrobe malfunction that made headlines. The incident drew more criticism for Reebok, who has...

Jul 6, 2016 9:09 am

Claudia Gadelha and Bethe Correia want fans to stop sending d*ck pics

Many of the women on the UFC’s roster are incredibly beautiful, leading fight fans to send them messages through various social media outlets. According to UFC women’s strawweight title contender Claudia Gadelha, who faces Joanna Jedrzejczyk Friday evening in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: 91’, many of those messages are inappropriate and/or obnoxious!...

Jul 6, 2016 8:54 am

USADA drug testing stats a year after new testing policy

It’s now officially been a year since the UFC and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency teamed up in an attempt to end PED usage in the UFC. USADA’s website, which is updated weekly with testing stats, reveals some interesting info. Below is a list of fighters who have given the most samples to USADA: Holly Holm:...

Jul 6, 2016 8:19 am

Derrick Lewis: “Brock Lesnar is not a fighter”

On Saturday, former UFC champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated UFC return after nearly 5 years away from the sport. While many are excited to see Lesnar return to the Octagon, others believe that the former champ should stay in the sports entertainment industry under the WWE banner, rather than return to the...