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Feb 16, 2015 4:30 pm

Frankie Edgar’s Message To PED Users: ‘I’ll Beat You Anyway’

With the recent string of PED busts in MMA, from Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, to Jon Fitch in the World Series Of Fighting, the PED issue is one that can’t be ignored. As Frankie Edgar gears up for his “UFC Fight Night: Manilla” bout against Urijah Faber, he gave his thoughts on the ‘hot...

Feb 16, 2015 8:28 am

Bas Rutten Goes Off On PED Users

MMA is going through a difficult time right now when it comes to drug testing failures, with numerous high profile fighters testing positive for PEDs, including Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones. Bas Rutten has a very firm stance when it comes to PEDs, and explained it on Inside MMA recently.

Feb 16, 2015 7:27 am

Royce Gracie: ‘Failed Drug Tests Show The System Is Working’

With the recent string of PED busts, inside and outside of the UFC, many fans, and fighters, are saying the the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, has a massive drug problem that needs to be fixed. With two of the UFC’s pound for pound kings, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva, failing drug tests in the...

Feb 16, 2015 7:09 am

Coker On Universal PED Testing Policy: “It Would Be Amazing”

Recently, the sport of MMA has gone through a troubling period recently when it comes to drug test. Many fighters, including pound for pound kings Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, have tested positive for PEDs, among other fighters. The PED epidemic is not just plaguing the UFC, as 4 fighters on the Bellator 127 card...


Feb 14, 2015 4:05 am

UFC Holding Special Press Conference To Address Recent Drug Test Failings

After a tiring few months of failed drug test, UFC President Dana White and company CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will address the News Media on Wednesday to discuss the recent “PED Epidemic” in their company. Several fighters over the course of the sport’s history have failed drug tests. However, this year alone, the UFC’s two biggest...

Feb 14, 2015 4:00 am

Bec Pokes Fun At Reebok Following Recent Signings

  Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Jon Jones, and Anthony Pettis have all inked individual endorsement deals with the UFC’s new clothing sponsor Reebok. And in came Paige VanZant. VanZant, a one-fight UFC veteran, who’s made a lasting impression on the industry, was also signed to an individual deal with Reebok, and her peers don’t like...

Feb 11, 2015 5:08 pm

Cormier vs. Bader Booked For UFC Fight Night 68

A light-heavyweight bout between Daniel Cormier and Ryan Bader has been booked for UFC Fight Night 68. UFC officials announced the bout tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC Fight Night 68 takes place on June 6 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, where Cormier will enjoy a home field advantage. The bout marks D.C.’s...

Feb 10, 2015 12:29 pm

Paige VanZant Signs With Reebok

Popular UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is one of the fortunate few who have been picked up by UFC apparel company, Reebok, for sponsorship. No official announcement from the company has been made, but VanZant announced the deal through her instagram. Check it: So honored to be a Reebok athlete!!! My new kicks got me groovin!!!!!!...

Feb 10, 2015 10:31 am

Velasquez, Cormier Back In Training

Two of American Kickboxing Academy’s staples, Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier have returned to training. Cormier, no doubt, was taking some much-needed time off following his decision loss to Jon Jones, and Velasquez was out with injury. Check it: The boys are back #TeamAKA @cainmma @dc_mma http://t.co/4bHwDGjiz5 — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) February 9, 2015 The...

Feb 9, 2015 7:32 am

UFC Denies Withholding Anderson Silva’s payment

Yesterday news surfaced that the UFC had been withholding a $6 Million payment to Anderson Silva in U.S. Dollars as a result of his failed drug test from UFC 183 (See that HERE) This outraged many fans, who felt the UFC should also have withheld Jon Jones earnings from UFC 182, where Jones tested positive...

Feb 8, 2015 3:40 pm

Zahabi: ‘GSP Is The Best Pound For Pound Fighter’

Since Anderson Silva’s recently announced failed drug test for anabolic steroids, there has been much talk regarding his status as the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time). Many have began calling UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones, or Georges St. Pierre the GOAT, whereas others give the title to Fedor Emelianenko. Tristar gym head coach, Firas...

Feb 6, 2015 8:34 pm

Years Ago, Penn Warned Of MMA’s PED Problem

  Ever since the UFC decided to make out-of-competition drug testing “a thing”, they’ve had to endure some serious ramifications. Jon Jones was the first mega-bust, but this week we learned that the man many consider the greatest fighter of all time, Anderson Silva, was also found to have Performance Enhancing Drugs in his system....

Feb 5, 2015 12:56 pm

Ratings Report: ‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Edition

‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ was a pay-per-view success, and it’s preliminary card drew well on FS1 as well. Ratings expert Dave Meltzer broke down Saturday’s numbers for MMAFighting.com. Check it: “…nearly two million viewers tuned in for the Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann fight. The fight delivered 1,992,000 viewers, the largest number for a...

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...

Feb 4, 2015 4:06 am

UPDATE! Anderson Silva Tests Positive For Two PED’s

It’s been a crazy year for the sport of Mixed Martial Art, and we’re only one month in. Super heroes of the sport are falling from their pedestals, but not in the Octagon. In the latest bit of news, the widely regarded, Greatest Fighter Of All Time (GOAT), Anderson Silva was revealed to have tested positive for...

Feb 2, 2015 7:30 am

Dana White: ‘Gustafsson, And DC Will Not Fight Each Other’

Last month, Daniel Cormier lost his grudge match against Jon Jones at UFC 182, and Alexander Gustafsson lost his #1 contender match to Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. This left Anthony Johnson as the #1 contender to face Jon Jones at light heavyweight, while former title challengers Alexander Gustafsson and Daniel Cormier were left at the top...

Jan 29, 2015 9:38 am

Dana on the unlikely rise of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson

“It’s crazy. If you look at Anthony Johnson, Anthony Johnson started at 170 pounds, right? And this isn’t like boxing where if you move up a weight class, it’s three pounds. You move up a weight class here, it’s 15 pounds. So he goes from 170 to 185. It’s not like he was a world-beater...

Jan 27, 2015 2:29 pm

Cormier: ‘I needed Cain Velasquez’

“I’ve watched it 100 times. It has to burn. It has to feel so bad. It has to punch you in the gut every time you watch it. Every time I watch it, I watch a very competitive fight, and I watch one guy stay the course, one guy get off course, and that guy was me....

Jan 26, 2015 8:46 pm

DC: ‘Gustafsson Is The Golden Ticket To Another Title Shot’

Earlier this month Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones finally squared off at UFC 182. The bout saw Jones earn a unanimous decision win over Cormier, leaving many to wonder what Cormier’s next move would be after losing his first professional bout. This past weekend, Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson squared off in Stockholm, with Johnson...

Jan 26, 2015 9:50 am

Anthony Johnson “Still In Shock” From Defeating Gustafsson

On Saturday night, Anthony Johnson went into hostile territory to face Alexander Gustafsson in front of The Mauler’s native crowd in Sweden. Johnson went in and ultimately knocked Gustafsson out in the first round after landing vicious ground and pound while Gustafsson was rocked. He spoke to media members post-fight to discuss the finish, as...

Jan 25, 2015 4:14 pm

Pros React To Johnson’s Win Over Gustafsson

Yesterday the MMA world watched on as Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson stepped into the Octagon to face Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. Johnson did what many didn’t think he would, knocking out Gustafsson in the 1st round, marking the first time ‘The Mauler’ was stopped with strikes in his MMA career. Below is a compilation of fighter...

Jan 25, 2015 6:41 am

Cormier And Stann Discuss Johnson’s TKO Win Over Gustafsson

Last night in the main event of “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson TKO’d Alexander Gustafsson to earn a shot at Jon Jones light heavyweight strap (See that HERE). Following the win, Brian Stann and Daniel Cormier broke down the win on the UFC Post-Fight show, in addition to discussing a future matchup between...

Jan 24, 2015 6:56 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Johnson 1st Man to KO Gustafsson, Does it in Round 1

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is the most dangerous man in the light heavyweight division. Now, he will get a chance to prove it as he has earned the right to fight UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. Johnson caught Gustafsson with a counter right hook to the jaw and neck. Gustafsson crumbled to the mat and...

Jan 21, 2015 11:31 am

Fight Night Stockholm: On the Brink – Alexander Gustafsson

Alexander Gustafsson’s first person account of one of the greatest fights of 2013. From the moment Gustafsson arrives in Canada, through his epic five round battle with Jon Jones, experience the light heavyweight challenger’s exclusive account of UFC 165.

Jan 15, 2015 1:26 pm

Details Of New UFC Uniform Policy Revealed

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released the details of their new Uniform policy, which goes into effect this July. Check it: (Via The Bleacher Report) 1. Ranked fighters will get to pick their color scheme first, with the higher ranked fighter getting first selection if he/she faces another ranked opponent. Same colors can not be used....

Jan 14, 2015 4:01 pm

Reebok Announces Partnership With Conor McGregor

Continuing to empower fitness enthusiasts around the world through its tough fitness approach, Reebok announces today its partnership with UFC featherweight contender, Conor McGregor. The signing follows the recent announcement of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with the UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, and builds upon the global fitness brand’s impressive roster of UFC...

Jan 14, 2015 10:03 am

Mr. Wonderful: “So I can do cocaine right now? Cool.”

“I feel like it all needs to be explained to me, so I know when it’s okay to do cocaine and get away with it. So I can do cocaine right now? Cool. Now, when does that period stop? Twelve hours? Why didn’t you tell me this? Halfway through the night before (a fight), I...

Jan 12, 2015 8:32 pm

NSAC Considering Forming Committee To Address Out-Of-Competition Testing

On the heels of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones testing positive for the main metabolite in cocaine, the NSAC spoke during a hearing recently about the possibility of forming a committee to address out-of-competition drug testing, which is viewed as somewhat of a gray area. Commissioner Pat Lundvall cautioned the commission to choose their...