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Apr 23, 2014 4:23 pm

Former UFC Title Challenger Hermes Franca Deported Following Prison Sentence

By Evan Stoumbelis Former UFC fighter Hermes Franca (pictured) has been deported back to Brazil earlier today after serving 2 and a half years of a 3 and a half year sentence stemming from sexual abuse charges. Franca was sentenced to three and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of...

Apr 23, 2014 11:07 am

Dana Lectures Sonnen And Silva For Brawl, Kicks Dida Off TUF Show

Last week, we watched Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen come to blows on the Ultimate Fighter: Brazil set. And no matter how you feel about the confrontation, or who was to blame for it, we all knew that Dana White would have a thing or two to say about the melee. And – being the...

Apr 17, 2014 11:00 am

MMA Journalist Chokes Out Violent Passenger On Plane

  Glory 15, which took place this past weekend in Turkey, had quite an ending. Tyrone Spong threw a hard low kick at opponent Gohan Saki, and “Anderson Silva’d” his own leg, breaking it in half when the bone came into contact with Saki’s lower knee. Thankfully for those watching the fight, Spong’s ankle wraps took some of the...


Mar 11, 2014 9:44 am

Pablo Popovitch Claims Ex-Wife Provoked Thiago Silva’s Crazy Violence Spree

More news to add to the Thiago Silva scandal as someone new has been added into the circle of events. Apparently, Fabianna Popovitch, ex-wife of Pablo Popovitch, has been manipulating both sides of the twisted events. Pablo Popovitch of course being the aim of Silva’s anger and frustration as Pablo and Thiasa Silva (Thiago’s separated...

Mar 7, 2014 2:32 pm

Thiago Silva Released From Jail

Over a month ago now, former UFC light-heavyweight fighter Thiago Silva, was jailed after a very scary domestic incident between his wife, her lover, and himself. After originally being denied bond, Silva’s legal team was able to get the fighter released on house arrest and as a result he paid a $25,000 bond fee and...

Feb 26, 2014 7:00 pm

Is White’s Mouth Part of the Problem With MMA legalization in NY?

Love him or hate him, Dana White often speaks his mind in a bold and brash manner. The legalization of MMA in the state of New York seems to be at a standstill and it could partly be due to the UFC president’s choice of words in the press. According to lohud.com, several prominent female...

Feb 13, 2014 6:12 am

Eyewitness Recounts Stabbing at UFC 169

While UFC 169 featured a plethora of fights, one of the most dangerous actually took place in the stands. As previously reported, multiple audience members were stabbed during a fight in the arena. Angel Pereira was arrested for the incident on multiple charges, including aggravated assault and weapons charges.  An anonymous eye-witness told Bloody Elbow  the story from...

Feb 11, 2014 10:36 am

Thiago Silva facing deportation if found guilty

According to a recent article from FOX Sports, former UFC light heavyweight fighter Thiago Silva now has an immigration detainer, meaning he could be deported to Brazil if found guilty of felony charges, according to Silva’s lawyer, Scott Saul: Saul, a criminal defense lawyer, said he was going to enlist the help of an immigration attorney to...

Feb 11, 2014 10:17 am

Thiago Silva’s wife says cocaine use turned him violent

Thiago Silva’s wife finally broke her silence regarding the incident that happened last week in Oakland Park, Florida, that led to Thiago’s shocking arrest. Thaysa Kamiji, who was married to Silva from 2004 to 2012 before the couple separated, recently did an Interview with Brazilian website UOL (via MMAFighting) where she stated that Silva’s recent...

Feb 11, 2014 9:51 am

QUICK TWITT | Mayhem Miller Latest To Call Out CM Punk

Either Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller is insightfully making fun of the trend of calling out former WWE star CM Punk, or he truly wants to fight the man in a parking lot… By Christopher Murphy | Twitter It seems we could start a daily tab of who calls out former WWE star CM Punk, and without...

Feb 11, 2014 6:14 am

Reza Madadi Still Not Jailed Following Sentencing In Burglary Case, Returns To MMA

In 2013, former UFC lightweight Reza Madadi found himself in some very hot water. Taking the familiar mantra of ” the UFC doesn’t pay its lower-level fighters enough money!” to an entirely new level, Medadi was arrested in Sweden last year for an alleged “smash and grab” robbery. According to Swedish tabloid “Expressen“, Madadi and an associate allegedly broke into...

Feb 10, 2014 12:33 pm

‘Thiago Silva Innocent Of All Charges’ – ‘Cops Saw Nothing’, Says Attorney

Get used to hearing about the, now jailed, Thiago Silva. After a gun wielding tirade last week, the top UFC light-heavyweight finds himself behind bars on two-felonies and two other charges. Now his attorney is proclaiming his innocence: (Via Brazil’s Globo) “There is a big difference in how the prosecution accused him and the way...

Feb 7, 2014 10:47 pm

Nikita Krylov drops to 205, replaces Thiago Silva against St. Preux

Nikita Krylov (16-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is making the drop to light heavyweight, this in order to replace Thiago Silva against Ovince St. Preux at UFC 171 in Dallas, Texas. UFC officials announced the switch this evening, just hours after breaking the news that the promotion had terminated the contract of Thiago Silva, who was...

Feb 7, 2014 1:22 pm

UFC releases Thiago Silva; Dana White says “He’ll never fight in the UFC again!”

Things just keep going from bad to worse for Thiago Silva. Following today’s court hearing, which was a result of yesterday’s gun wielding at a BJJ school and stand-off with police, UFC officials have decided that now is the time to part ways with the Brazilian Slugger and have thus terminated his contract. UFC officals...

Feb 7, 2014 12:40 pm

VIDEO | Thiago Silva’s Bond Hearing (Full Replay)

Earlier today, Thiago Silva entered the courtroom for the first time since behind arrested in a domestic dispute last night. During the hearing the judge went over the charges, the police report, spoke to investigators and determined what he planned to do with Silva going forward. Hit play and skip to around the 2:18:00 mark....

Feb 7, 2014 11:30 am

Thiago Silva Held Without Bond Following Hearing – Charges Reduced From Attempted Murder

UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva appeared before Judge John Hurley today to answer for the charges stemming from his arrest yesterday evening (Feb. 6). As you probably already know, Thiago Silva was arrested last night following a police stand-off at his Florida home. As we reported earlier, the UFC light heavyweight fighter is apparently having marital...

Feb 7, 2014 8:00 am

PHOTO | The Man Who Drove Thiago Silva Over The Edge & Had Alleged Affair With Wife

Thiago Silva is currently in custody, facing multiple violent charges for an armed tirade inside a jiu jitsu academy. The Brazilian slugger, who was scheduled to fight at UFC 171, was apparently living with a two-timing wife. The man responsible for Mrs. Silva’s infidelities, is reportedly, Pablo Popovitch (pictured), owner of an American Top Team...

Feb 7, 2014 6:12 am

PHOTO | Thiago Silva’s Mug Shot

Last night, BJPENN.COM, broke some troubling news about top UFC light-heavyweight, Thiago Silva. He was arrested after a public dispute with a gun, following rumors of his wife cheating on him with Jiu Jitsu coach, Pablo Popovitch. Now we have the mug shot. More to come as it unravels. Stay Tuned to BJPENN.COM. Want more...

Feb 3, 2014 7:59 am

2 Audience Members Stabbed In UFC 169 Stands

Saturday’s UFC 169 event took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.. Shortly after the events conclusion, reports began surfacing that fights in the audience had resulted in stabbings. Those reports were later confirmed by NJ.com and the Newark Police department: Two people were stabbed inside the Prudential Center during an Ultimate Fighting Championship...

Jan 31, 2014 9:25 pm

Former UFC Fighter Involved in Fatal Shooting, Claims Self-Defense

Former UFC fighter Gerald Strebendt was involved in a fatal shooting in Springfield, Oregon Wednesday night, and reports indicate Strebendt acted in self-defense.   By Christopher Murphy | Twitter Police in Springfield, Oregon are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday night.  Involved in the shooting was former UFC fighter Gerald Strebendt. Local news source...

Jan 30, 2014 1:01 pm

Bellator MMA interested in signing Phillip Brooks (CM Punk)

Ever since an interview last week with MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani, the MMA world has been a buzz in regards to Phillip Brooks’ (CM Punk) possible transition from pro-wrestling to MMA. News then broke that ‘Punk’ had opted not to resign with his former employer the WWE. Which was then followed by some interesting statements...

Jan 27, 2014 12:09 pm

Ortiz charged with two counts of DUI

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator fighter Tito Ortiz was charged with two counts of driving under the influence (DUI)   The report is coming  TMZ, and stems after Ortiz crashed his 2012 Porsche Panamera into a concrete median on Jan. 6, 2014.   Ortiz could face up to six months in jail if...

Jan 21, 2014 6:05 am

Bjorn Rebney discusses Tito Ortiz’s return to MMA & DUI

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz hasn’t fought since 2012, where he lost to Forrest Griffin by unanimous decision. Following that loss, Ortiz retired from MMA only to come out of retirement about a year later to fight former training partner Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in the Bellator cage. Unfortunately Ortiz pulled out of that...

Jan 14, 2014 12:36 pm

PHOTO | Pictures Of Tito Ortiz’s Wrecked Porche Released

We learned recently that the ‘Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ was arrested on suspicion of DUI in Los Angeles following an automobile accident involving no one except for Ortiz and his Porsche. Now we have photo evidence of the event provided by TMZ:

Jan 8, 2014 5:33 pm

Joe Torrez May Face Charges After Defending Home Invasion

27-year-old professional MMA fighter Joseph Torrez has made international news when he defendes his home from four men who broke in early on New Year’s Day.  Of the four men who invaded the house, one died on the scene, another was hospitalized and two more were arrested.  It seems now that Torrez could be charged...

Jan 6, 2014 6:23 am

MMA Fighter Kills One, Injures Another In Home Invasion Gone Wrong

From KFOXTV.com: New details are released in the case of a northwest Las Cruces man who fought off four men to protect himself, his fiancée and their 2-year-old son. According to deputies, two days ago, four men broke into a home on King James Road. It left one man dead, one man injured and landed...

Dec 21, 2013 10:01 am

Coroner’s Report Shows THC, Opiates & Cocaine In Shane Del Rosario’s System

By Evan Stoumbelis MMAJunkie.com has reported that the Orange County coroner’s office has listed Kickboxing standout turned MMA fighter Shane Del Rosario’s death as due to natural causes. The listed cause of death was: anoxic encephalopathy, ventricular fibrillation and Long QT Syndrome. In addition to the aforementioned heart complications that were listed, the coroner also...