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Jul 22, 2016 11:39 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ main event preview

Saturday afternoon in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC will hold it’s 20th event on Fox. In the main event, Holly Holm will square off against Valentina Shevchenko in a pivotal women’s bantamweight matchup. Also on the main card, top ranked lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Edson Barboza will square off in the co-main event. The fight will...

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 13, 2016 8:13 pm

Nevada Athletic Commission to hold hearing on extension of temporary suspension for Jon Jones

The Nevada Athletic Commission has set things in motion on dealing with Jon Jones and his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. MMA journalist Shaheen Al-Shatti tweeted on Wednesday, “The Nevada Athletic Commission will hold a ‘hearing on extension of temporary suspension’ for Jon Jones at its Mon. July 18 meeting.” The Nevada Athletic Commission will hold...

Jul 12, 2016 1:12 pm

Chuck Liddell bashes Jon Jones: ‘Don’t be crying, you know you took something’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell didn’t feel any pity for Jon Jones when he began crying at his press conference addressing the media about his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. Liddell spoke with MMA Mania about how he believes that Jones knowingly took banned substances, which resulted in the failed drug tests. “Don’t be...


Jul 5, 2016 1:34 pm

Frank Mir has asked the UFC to be released

Back in April, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir was notified that he had failed his ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’ post-fight drug test. Mir failed the test for oral turinabol metabolites, blaming the failed drug test on contaminated kangaroo meat. While there has been no word yet as to how long Mir will be suspended,...

May 7, 2016 8:57 am

Carlos Condit allegedly training for potential Nick Diaz rematch

Back in 2012, Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz fought for the interim UFC welterweight championship at UFC 143. Ultimately, Condit was awarded the unanimous decision win, although many believed that Diaz should have won the fight given the fact that he was the aggressor throughout the entire fight. Since then, there has always been talk...

May 4, 2016 10:02 am

Michael Bisping reveals plans for his next fight

Since Michael Bisping defeated Anderson Silva in the main event of ‘UFC London’ back in February, there has been much speculation as to where Bisping falls in the UFC middleweight title picture. While Yoel Romero became the #1 contender at middleweight after defeating Jacare Souza at UFC 194, a failed drug test has landed Romero...

Apr 13, 2016 3:21 pm

Dan Henderson reacts to news of Lyoto Machida using banned substance

Wednesday afternoon news broke that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida admitted to the usage of a banned substance during a random out-of-competition drug test administered by USADA. Machida was subsequently pulled from his upcoming rematch with Dan Henderson on Saturday at UFC on FOX 19, with Henderson being re-booked for a fight with a different...

Feb 26, 2016 8:40 am

Michael Bisping blasts Anderson Silva: “All the steroids will not help you”

At the ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ weigh-ins just moments ago Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping had their final staredown before stepping into the Octagon tomorrow in London. Following their staredown, Michael Bisping used his weigh-in interview to bash Silva for his failed drug tests. “This man is a cheat! This man is a fraud! And...

Feb 25, 2016 10:42 am

REPLAY! ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ top 5 media day moments

Saturday evening in London Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will square off in the main event of ‘UFC London’ on UFC Fight Pass. Ahead of the bout there has been tension between the fighters due to the fact that Bisping has repeatedly taken verbal shots at Anderson Silva’s pair of failed drug tests surrounding his...

Feb 25, 2016 9:19 am

REPLAY! Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping staredown in London

Beautiful view. Scary tension. #UFCLondon https://t.co/wncglW2azq — #UFCLondon (@ufc) February 25, 2016 Wednesday afternoon in London, Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping had a staredown ahead of their ‘UFC London’ scrap Saturday evening on UFC Fight Pass. While things didn’t get physical during the staredown, there was obvious tension given the verbal jabs Bisping has been...

Feb 23, 2016 8:01 am

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi expertly breaks down Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping

On Saturday in London, Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’. The fight will be the first for Silva since his UFC 183 win over Nick Diaz which was ultimately overturned after Silva failed a pair of drug tests. The former champ was...

Feb 22, 2016 11:20 am

Anderson Silva: The Spider has Landed! Fight Night London

It’s fight week and this event’s destination of octagon fights takes us to London, England for a night of Fight Pass action. #7 Anderson Silva (34-6 MMA) is back in action since his last fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on January of last year. The fight resulted in a no-contest and Silva was...

Feb 18, 2016 8:03 pm

Michael Bisping takes shot at Anderson Silva on Instagram

The Bisping-Silva feud continues! After it was announced that anderson Silva and Michael Bisping would fight at ‘UFC London’ on February 27th it didn’t take long for Bisping to start the war of words. ‘The Count’ quickly began trash talking Silva for failing a pair of failed drug tests surrounding his UFC 183 fight with...

Feb 11, 2016 7:14 pm

MUST SEE! Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping forced to be separated after heated exchange

Thursday afternoon in California Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping participated in the ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ early open workouts ahead of their February 27th main event scrap. While the event went off without a hitch, the pair exchanged some heated words prior to the workout part of the event. It started with the pair exchanging...

Feb 11, 2016 6:55 pm

WATCH! Anderson Silva’s UFC London ‘early open workout’ highlights

On February 27th former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will return to the Octagon after a year-long layoff following his fight with Nick Diaz that was ultimately ruled a no-contest. Silva will fight Michael Bisping in a highly anticipated middleweight showdown between two veterans of the sport at UFC London. A win over Bisping could...

Feb 5, 2016 6:39 pm

On This Day: Anderson Silva KOs Vitor Belfort with front kick

On this day in MMA history Anderson Silva knocked Vitor Belfort out at UFC 126 back in 2011. The win was Silva’s 10th title defense in the UFC, and became one of the most iconic knockouts in the history of not only the UFC, but the sport of MMA as well. Fast forward 5 years...

Feb 3, 2016 4:05 pm

WATCH! Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman II official for UFC 199

.@katienolan with another scoop! @LukeRockhold will rematch @ChrisWeidmanUFC in June #GTLive https://t.co/FPRrmAP9og — Garbage Time (@GarbageTime) February 3, 2016 There has been much speculation as to whether or not Chris Weidman would get an immediate rematch against Luke Rockhold after losing via 4th round TKO at UFC 194. With Yoel Romero’s failed drug test it...

Feb 3, 2016 8:42 am

Luke Rockhold: “It would be an honor” to beat up Anderson Silva

Luke Rockhold is coming off of a TKO win over Chris Weidman back at UFC 194, and while he currently has no opponent for his first title defense, many are expecting the UFC to give Chris Weidman an immediate rematch for the title. On the main card of UFC 194 Yoel Romero also defeated Jacare...

Feb 2, 2016 1:59 pm

On This Day: Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic gets soccer kick TKO win

On this day in MMA history, legendary fighter Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic picked up an impressive 1st round TKO win 12 years ago at Pride 27. The win for Cro Cop came by way of soccer kick, and was just Cro Cop’s 11th professional fight. It extended his professional record to 8-1-2. In addition, it...

Jan 19, 2016 3:08 pm

Jacare vs. Belfort to headline May card in Brazil

The UFC announced Tuesday afternoon that Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort would headline a May 14th card in Brazil. The bout is a pivotal one for both fighters. Jacare is coming off a split decision loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 194 that saw Romero become the #1 contender at middleweight, however due to a...

Jan 16, 2016 8:09 am

WATCH! Anderson Silva sparring in preparation for Bisping

O treino não para 👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾 A video posted by Anderson Silva (@spiderandersonsilva) on Jan 15, 2016 at 10:38pm PST We’re getting closer and closer to Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping’s ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ main event scrap on February 27th. Ahead of the bout, Bisping has thrown quite a few verbal jabs at Silva, telling...

Jan 2, 2016 12:01 pm

Bisping sees holes in Silva’s game

Since it was announced last month that Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva would be fighting in the main event of UFC Fight Night London on February 27th, there’s been a bit of back and forth banter between the two, mostly started by Bisping. First Bisping took to Twitter to tell Silva to leave the viagra...

Dec 31, 2015 3:11 pm

PHOTO | Official ‘Silva vs. Bisping’ fight poster

Since the announcement of Silva vs. Bisping last week, the MMA world has been anxiously awaiting the matchup. While since then we’ve seen Bisping throw some verbal jabs at Silva, as well as saying that he was blown away by Silva’s arrogance in regards to his failed drug test. Below you can see the official...

Dec 29, 2015 4:16 pm

Michael Bisping “blown away” by Silva’s arrogance

Michael Bisping is currently gearing up to fight Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC Fight Night London on February 27th. Ahead of the fight, Bisping started the trash talk on Twitter, telling Silva to leave the viagra out of his prep for this fight, an obvious insult at Silva’s failed drug test after...

Dec 22, 2015 5:59 pm

Sonnen updates fans on potential return

Since being suspended by the NSAC back on July 23rd 2014 for two years for a failed drug test, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Chael Sonnen will return to the UFC once his suspension is up. While he may be officially retired, his manager has been insistent that ‘The American...

Dec 4, 2015 8:47 pm

Gleison Tibau apologizes for blood doping

Friday afternoon it was revealed that UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau had been provisionally suspended after it was revealed that he potentially failed an out-of-competition USADA drug test. Following that announcement it was revealed that Tibau had failed a drug test for EPO, a form of blood doping. Tibau released a statement via MMAFighting about the...