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Apr 3, 2015 8:17 pm

Silva’s Trainer — ‘I Don’t Believe Anderson Is to Blame for PEDs’

“I think that when that day comes, everything will be cleared up and everyone will be aware of what happened… Most people already know Anderson would never take anything to fight, simply because he doesn’t need to. A guy who trains like he does, with his conditioning and who has always been clean doesn’t need...

Mar 19, 2015 12:09 am

Anderson Silva Will “100%” Fight Again

Facing a likely suspension and fine, for the use of steroids, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is certain about an eventual return to action. UFC Tonight broke the news on Wednesday’s FOX Sports 1 broadcast. “[Anderson Silva’s] team asked for an extension and it will probably be heard in April,” stated UFC Tonight. “With...

Mar 4, 2015 8:42 am

Coach: Anderson Silva Would Never Fight Dirty On PEDs

“I’m really sad because I know Anderson for years and I know he’s a very respected and straightforward man. Personally, I don’t know what happened. I know Anderson was always a clean guy, very clear. Anderson works hard, he came from humble origins. I don’t know what happened. But I tell you that Anderson would...

Mar 2, 2015 6:00 am

Report: Anderson Silva To Admit To Steroid Use

Since it was announced that Anderson Silva failed a random pre-fight drug test, as well as his fight night drug test, he has been relatively quiet regarding the drug testing failures with the exception of one statement. While there isn’t a date set for Silva’s hearing with the NSAC, there has been much talk regarding...

Feb 20, 2015 2:06 am

Anderson Silva Breaks His Silence: ‘I have never taken PEDs’

IN RESPECT TO MY FANS I will not say anything about who I am or what I went through to get here. What matters to me now is the respect from those who have followed my career. I bled, struggled and fought because I love it and because I always wanted to honor the flag...

Feb 17, 2015 2:25 pm

MORE FAILURES! Anderson Silva Fails Pre And Post UFC 183 Drug Tests

We’re currently moments away from the NSAC’s address on Anderson Silva and reports are already coming out that tell a troubling tale. Anderson Silva failed more drug tests. An additional positive test for steroids, and his post-fight test was failed for anti-anxiety/insomnia medication. MMAJunkie.com has it: Silva (34-6 MMA, 17-2 UFC), who defeated Diaz via...

Feb 17, 2015 1:58 pm

Rockhold: ‘Marijuana shouldn’t be on the banned substance list’

I don’t think it’s a performance enhancer by any means. I don’t smoke it anymore, but I used to smoke weed when I was in high school, and I understand where Diaz is coming from. He has a medical marijuana card. It’s like he’s licensed to smoke. I barely see how he should be punished...

Feb 12, 2015 4:40 am

Report: Anderson Silva Failed A Second Drug Test

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva has seen better days. Following very controversial news that he had failed an out-of-competition drug test for steroids, reports are now coming out that he failed a second test as well. MMAJunkie.com has it: Multiple sources close to the situation on Wednesday confirmed to MMAjunkie that Silva...

Feb 4, 2015 4:30 am

Why Was Anderson Silva Allowed To Fight?

Fans and fighters around the world are asking themselves one question today… Why was Anderson Silva allowed to fight following his failed drug test? WoW! @ufc has a lot of explaining to do. #SAD day in the ufc world. Crazy how Dana can control if they fight or not.The mighty dollar! LOL — Tito Ortiz...

Dec 7, 2014 8:50 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to UFC signing CM Punk

During the broadcast of UFC 181, it was announced that the UFC had signed former WWE champion CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, to a contract, and that he would be making his MMA, and UFC debut sometime soon. Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the signing. @ufc sign a fake wrestler, but...

Nov 19, 2014 9:33 am

King Mo and Tito Ortiz Engage in Twitter Beef

Following Tito Ortiz win over Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 131 this past weekend, Ortiz was asked about the possibility of fighting Rampage Jcakson, something Tito wasn’t opposed to. At the post-fight press conference however, King Mo spoke up about his desire to fight Tito (Read that HERE), with Tito telling King Mo to “Get in...

Nov 19, 2014 9:01 am

Edgar: ‘People are talking about 145’ers because of McGregor’

Outspoken Irishman Conor McGregor was praised by his fellow featherweight Frankie Edgar recently. McGregor has been able to keep his name in MMA headlines, and even picked up a spot on the Carson Daly Show (See that HERE). Edgar believes McGregor is the reason people are talking about the featherweight division. (via The MMA Hour)...

Oct 26, 2014 11:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Jose Aldo’s Win Over Chad Mendes In FOTY Candidate

Last night at UFC 179, fight fans saw a potential ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate when Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes stepped into the Octagon to fight for a second time. The bout went the distance in what was an incredible slug-fest that saw both fighters rock one another multiple times throughout the event (Watch...

Aug 26, 2014 5:06 am

Joe Riggs Details Near Death Experience After Being Shot

Joe Riggs was expected to make his long awaited return to the UFC in September against Paulo Thiago, however a gun accident left Riggs with several gruesome injuries to his hand and leg that forced him off of the UFC Fight Night 51 card and left him hospitalized. Not only was Riggs hospitalized, he needed...

Aug 22, 2014 2:30 pm

GSP: ‘I’ll never fight in the UFC again without WADA testing being implemented’

“I will never fight again in MMA without my opponent and myself being thoroughly tested for the most advanced PEDs by a credible independent anti-doping organization like VADA or USADA under the strictest standards of the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) Code. A true martial artist must respect his opponent and fight clean.” In a recent...

Jul 30, 2014 4:30 am

UFC on FOX 12 Winner Bobby Green Apologizes For Antics In Thomson Fight

Mix Nick and Nate Diaz with Anderson Silva and you will get the in-cage antics of Bobby Green. Taunts and trash-talk were the highlight of his UFC on FOX 12 bout against former number-one contender Josh Thomson, and in hindsight, ‘King’ apologizes for it. Check it: I'm sorry for my antics but I try to...

Jul 29, 2014 2:24 pm

Breaking: Joe Riggs Out Of FN 51 With Non-Life Threatening Gun Injuries

Joe ‘Diesel’ Riggs was set to make his return to the UFC at UFC Fight Night 51 against Paulo Thiago. However in an unfortunate turn of events Riggs was accidentally shot while cleaning a pistol in his home in Arizona and rushed to a nearby hospital. The UFC released a statement about the incident: “Riggs...

Jul 24, 2014 6:50 pm

Mike Rhodes Injured, Joe Riggs Will Step In To Face Paulo Thiago At UFN 51

  Who’s ready for another throwback fighter to be re-signed by the UFC? Well, according to the Brazilian website, Globo, former UFC fighter and long-time MMA veteran Joe ‘Diesel’ Riggs will once again step into the octagon. The source claims that Mike Rhodes, who was scheduled to fight Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night 51:...

Jul 12, 2014 8:09 am

GSP Believes He’s Still The Best, But Won’t Commit To UFC Return

“I needed this. To be happy, I needed it. I lost the motivation. The feeling that I want is the need to compete again. If you have a bad day [in MMA] you can get hurt really bad. I truly believe if I find the fun of doing it again, and I find the fire...

Jul 1, 2014 1:40 pm

Pettis to Bendo: We All Know Who The Real Champ Is

There is no denying that current UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is one of the sports most exciting and dynamic stars. Nicknamed “Showtime,” Pettis has displayed remarkable creativity in his striking, using the octagon cage as a springboard on multiple occasions to throw all types of strikes at his opponents. It’s these unique abilities that have...

Jul 1, 2014 9:17 am

Weidman: Moving past Anderson Silva is ‘kind of a bummer’

Former title holder Anderson “The Spider” Silva recently stated that current UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has beaten him twice and that a third fight with the “All American” is not in his plans. When the high-point of your career is twice beating the greatest fighter in history, how does it feel to move on? Weidman recently appeared on FOX Sports’...

Jun 30, 2014 10:07 am

GSP Addresses Support Of Canadian Drug Lord In Open Letter

Last week we learned that GSP had sent a letter of support to U.S. courts in hopes to gain favor for his friend and famed Canadian Drug Lord, Jimmy Cournoyer. Since coming under fire for the decision, GSP has penned a letter to his fans, explaining his choices. Check it: “A letter I signed in...

Jun 25, 2014 6:46 am

White Thinks Entire TUF 1 Cast Should Be In UFC HOF

“I think that’s a must. I think that entire season should be inducted. Without a doubt that group of people are all game changers.” “I’ve thought about the whole cast should be (in the hall of fame). Even the Canadian Jason Thacker — without the group of people that we had and the way the...

May 29, 2014 6:39 am

GSP Excited With New UFC Contenders At 170

“It’s the most exciting time. They have a lot of contenders and it’s very exciting. It’s a lot of new guys. Some are veterans but a lot of guys that weren’t there before. It’s a lot of new faces. I’m very happy and very excited. I’ve got my friend and training partner Rory MacDonald, who...

May 3, 2014 12:29 pm

Shields vs. Fitch Official For WSOF 11 Co-Main Event

Two of the world’s top welterweight fighters will collide in the upcoming WSOF 11 co-main event when Jon Fitch and Jake Shields square off in the cage. Fitch was originally slated to be in the evening’s headliner against Rousimar Palhares prior to his withdrawal from the event. Now, a lightweight title fight between Nick Newell...

Apr 25, 2014 11:38 am

After Failing Drug Test, Mederios Stays Pot Free Ahead Of Jim Miller Bout

Cannabis in MMA is a widely spread and often tolerated narcotic. It’s illegal in the United States to use and/or possess the substance, but in some outlining States they tolerate marijuana for recreational and/or medical use. For most athletes, staying clean and all-natural in your diet is crucial to being able to deliver a peak...

Apr 17, 2014 9:23 am

Three Fighters Removed From UFC Roster

The ever-revolving doors at the UFC have pushed three more veterans out of the promotion. Following losses, Ronny Markes, Thiago Perpetuo, and Rafaello Oliveira have been removed from the UFC’s on-line list of fighters. This action usually signifies a UFC release. Markes dropped two straight inside the UFC to Yoel Romero and Thiago Santos. Perpetuo...

Mar 27, 2014 10:28 am

Four Fighters Dropped From UFC’s Roster

“You win some, you lose some.” A statement that has a few different relevant meanings when discussing the UFC and it’s roster. On one-hand, the UFC is always bringing in the world’s top prospects. New Fighter signings are an almost weekly event over at the UFC headquarters. Usually though, whenever one man enters, another roster...