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Aug 7, 2016 12:59 pm

Two former champions removed from the UFC rankings

Earlier today news broke that current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been removed from the UFC rankings. Well two other former UFC title holders were also removed from the UFC ranking over the weekend, as both Brock Lesnar and Lyoto Machida are no longer listed. Brock Lesnar defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous...

Aug 3, 2016 8:50 pm

USADA to increase number of random drug tests

While many believe that USADA is doing a phenomenal job of testing UFC fighters in an attempt to eliminate PED usage in MMA, the US Anti-Doping Agency isn’t ready to take their foot off the pedal just yet. UFC VP of Athlete Health & Performance Jeff Novitzky told MMAFighting that USADA is looking to test...

Aug 3, 2016 2:14 pm

Two high-profile bouts targeted for UFC 204

While there has been no official word as to what fight will headline UFC 204 on October 8th, there are two high profile fights that are being targeted for the card. In addition to the rumored Bisping vs. Henderson rematch going down in the main event, MMAFighting is reporting that Jimi Manuwa vs. Ovince Saint...


Aug 2, 2016 5:31 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold discusses PED problem in MMA

The topic of PEDs in MMA is certainly the buzz of the MMA community following UFC 200. Just two days prior to the event, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from his main event scrap with Daniel Cormier after it was announced that he failed an out-of-competition drug test back in June....

Aug 2, 2016 1:14 pm

UFC 2016 moments summed up into one photo

2016 is far from over and it already has produced some historic moments in and out of the Octagon. From Nate Diaz handing Conor McGregor his first UFC loss to Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar testing positive for banned substances, fans have been taken for a wild ride with everything that has gone down with...

Jul 28, 2016 8:26 am

Mark Hunt rips “f***ing hypocrite” Brock Lesnar

Mark Hunt has been on a verbal tear since it was revealed that his UFC 200 opponent, Brock Lesnar, had failed a pre-fight drug test in June, and another on fight night. Hunt has repeatedly put Lesnar on blast for the offense, in addition to putting Lesnar on blast, Hunt has put the UFC on...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 27, 2016 7:06 pm

Daniel Cormier gives details on next potential title defense

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is fresh off of his unanimous decision win over Anderson Silva on the main card of UFC 200. Cormier was initially slated to defend his light heavyweight title against Jon Jones at the event, however Jones was pulled from the card just two days before the event due to...

Jul 25, 2016 10:54 am

Urijah Faber questions if PED use could end up leading to ‘attempted murder’ charges

UFC bantamweight contender Urijah Faber prides himself on being a clean fighter. With all the buzz of UFC stars Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar being flagged for Anti-Doping Policy violations, Faber questioned what it could lead to if something devastating were to happen in a fight. For instance, Michael Page recently crushed Evangelista Santos with...

Jul 21, 2016 12:56 pm

Dana White fires back at “dirtbag” Bob Arum

In the wake of the UFC being sold for $4 billion, Top Rank Boxing CEO Bob Arum decided to take the opportunity to criticize the UFC and it’s fighters for a string of failed drug tests. Prior to the event, Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation, and after...

Jul 19, 2016 3:50 pm

New details emerge regarding Brock Lesnar’s failed drug tests

Just two days before UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from his headlining bout with Daniel Cormier after being notified of a potential anti-doping violation. In the days following UFC 200, it was reported that Jones failed the drug test for an estrogen blocker. The following weekend, it was revealed...

Jul 15, 2016 2:33 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘What am I supposed to do, stand in front of Anderson Silva?’

Daniel Cormier had a rough time with everything UFC 200. From his originally scheduled title fight versus Jon Jones being pulled just days prior to the event, to the fans sheer disrespect for him implementing a winning game plan against Anderson Silva, it was a tough few days for the UFC light heavyweight champion of...

Jul 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Report: UFC 200 fails to surpass UFC 100, 196 PPV numbers

The UFC was surely planning to make their historic UFC 200 card the biggest event in UFC history. The fight card looks like it had the most expensive roster to date in the disclosed payouts report, perhaps setting the UFC record for fighter payouts for a single UFC event. However, the UFC 200 card took...

Jul 14, 2016 10:05 am

Dana White received death threats prior to UFC 200

Leading up to UFC 200, UFC President Dana White was busy enough. In addition to making sure things were running smoothly ahead of the biggest night in UFC history, White was busy finding a replacement opponent for Daniel Cormier after Jon Jones was pulled from the event for a potential USADA anti-doping violation with just...

Jul 13, 2016 10:43 am

Daniel Cormier took a pay cut to fight at UFC 200

When Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 with just two days to go until his main event scrap with Daniel Cormier, there was much speculation as to what would happen to Daniel Cormier in regards to his involvement in the historic card. Fortunately, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped in on just two...

Jul 13, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on timetable for retirement

At nearly 37 years old, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier knows that his time in the sport is limited. On the heels of Cormier’s UFC 200 unanimous decision win over former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva, Cormier isn’t looking to take time off to wait for Jon Jones’ USADA issues to be settled. He spoke...

Jul 12, 2016 10:14 am

UFC 200 rankings update

This past weekend, the UFC held its 200th Pay-Per View event. The historic UFC 200 event went down at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and played host to a number of incredible bouts. Understandably so, the fights shook up the UFC’s official rankings. In addition, Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 for his...

Jul 12, 2016 9:07 am

CM Punk blasts “p***y” athletes using PEDs

While CM Punk won’t make his UFC debut until September 10th at UFC 203, the former WWE champion has continued to make MMA headlines. In the wake of Jon Jones’ failed out-of-competition drug test that saw him pulled from UFC 200, CM Punk has some very harsh words regarding all professional athletes who use performance...

Jul 11, 2016 12:44 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘Oh you accidentally took an Advil that had steroids in it?’

UFC superstar Nate Diaz is very vocal about PED use in mixed martial arts. With the news of Jon Jones being flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for a potential Anti-Doping violation, the issue of steroids was brought up with Diaz in a recent interview on “The Buzzer.” “No one ever says what people get...

Jul 9, 2016 11:27 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva vs. Daniel Cormier (highlights)

It was an emotional rollercoaster of a week for Daniel Cormier, who went from fighting Jon Jones for the light heavyweight championship, to fighting Anderson Silva in a 3 round non-main event fight. Cormier won the fight in convincing fashion, taking Anderson Silva down numerous times throughout the fight, and maintaining control on the ground....

Jul 8, 2016 10:19 am

Anderson Silva weighs in well under light heavyweight limit at UFC 200 weigh-in

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is set to fight UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on two days notice at UFC 200. Silva, who is a massive underdog against Cormier reached out to the UFC shortly after Cormier’s original opponent Jon Jones was pulled from the fight after being flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping...

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 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 8:52 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 8:40 pm

Daniel Cormier vs. Anderson Silva reportedly official for UFC 200

News broke Thursday evening that Daniel Cormier will face Anderson Silva at UFC 200 in a 3 round light heavyweight fight. The announcement comes after much speculation as to who the UFC will have step in to face Cormier on 2 day notice after Jon Jones was pulled from the event for a potential USADA...