Archive: MMA NEWS

Feb 28, 2014 2:55 pm

‘Bellator 110: Rampage vs. M’Pumbu’ Results

Tonight from The Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT, Rampage Jackson returned to action in the Bellator 110 main event. The action kicked off at 3:30 PM PT for the prelims and 6 PM PT for the night’s main card. BJPENN.COM provided live results of the bouts as they went down. Enjoy the fights! RESULTS: MAIN...

Feb 28, 2014 2:49 pm

Vitor Belfort’s Drug Test Results Will Not be Released to the Public

While the MMA world continues to reel from the aftermath of the NSAC’s decision to immediately ban the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy, more news continues to come out about the most prominent user of TRT, Vitor Belfort. First he was removed from his title fight with Chris Weidman in May. In an initial statement,...

Feb 28, 2014 2:10 pm

Dustin Porier vs Akira Corassani added to TUF Nations Finale

The UFC just added a bout between two streaking featherweights to The Ultimate Fighter: Nations finale, where Dustin Porier (15-3, 7-2 UFC) will fight Akira Corassani (12-3, 3-0 UFC). Dave Deibert of Postmedia News first announced the bout. While both fighters are on winning streaks, the match up is a bit odd. Porier is number...

Feb 28, 2014 2:08 pm

Fighting Odds: Chris Weidman Opens as -225 Favorite Over Lyoto Machida

  The big news of the day was that Vitor Belfort is out of UFC 173 and Lyoto Machida is in. Machida will now fight Chris Weidman at UFC 173 on May 24, 2014, for the UFC middleweight title. Thanks to Sportsbook, we have the opening betting lines for the title fight. Chris Weidman- -225...


Feb 28, 2014 12:44 pm

Brazil Commission Bans TRT Too

The Comissão Atlética Brasileira, the governing body who sanctions MMA down south, has decided to follow in Nevada’s footsteps and ban the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy. Dan Henderson will be the last athlete to use the treatment in Brazil. It took Brazil’s commission less than 24-hours to render their decision to ban the controversial...

Feb 28, 2014 11:49 am

Hope For Users – New Jersey Will Not Follow Nevada’s TRT Ban Just Yet

Who would have thought that a decision made by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to ban TRT exemptions would have this profound of an impact? The reactions and news just keeps on coming following their decision. It’s known that the NSAC has very strong influence over other commissions, but it seems that the New Jersey...

Feb 28, 2014 11:45 am

VIDEO | ‘The Punk’ Gets Pin Removed From Thumb

Remember when Josh Thomson fought and nearly beat Benson Henderson with just one-hand? Well that happened, and so did the subsequent medical procedures on the injured half of Thomson’s fists. Now, a few months removed, Josh got his pin removed. Check it:

Feb 28, 2014 11:38 am

TRT User Chael Sonnen Releases Statement On Recent Ban

“The rules are the rules – that’s it. Yesterday, it was legal, so quit complaining. Today, it’s illegal. That’s it. Quit complaining. End of conversation. Testosterone’s out.” Chael P. Sonnen made headlines after his first defeat at the hands of Anderson Silva. It was then that we learned he was using TRT to assist with...

Feb 28, 2014 10:21 am

With TRT Ban In Effect Belfort Removed From Title Fight, Machida In Versus Weidman

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced tonight that former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida will face off against UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in the main event of UFC 173 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 24. In light of today’s unexpected ruling issued by the Nevada...

Feb 28, 2014 10:17 am

Bisping: With TRT Gone, Belfort Will Find Another Way To Cheat

“Vitor’s a cheat, simple as that. He’ll go out and try to find another way to cheat. He’ll find another way of manipulating the system, or he’ll try. For a guy that talks about Jesus, you should want to step in there the way God intended him to be. He’s a hypocrite… This is a...

Feb 28, 2014 6:00 am

‘TUF China Finale: Kim vs. Hathaway’ Weigh-In Results

If you weren’t up at 2 a.m. streaming on-line content, you likely missed today’s TUF China Finale weigh-in event. Here are the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 5 a.m. PT) John Hathaway (171) vs. Dong Hyun Kim (171) Zhang Lipeng (170) vs. Wang Sai (170) – “TUF: China” welterweight tourney final Shawn Jordan (261)...

Feb 27, 2014 6:19 pm

‘Bigfoot Manager’ Alex Davis on TRT Ban: “That’s not the solution”

For those who don’t know, Alex Davis is a manager of MMA fighters. One of the fighters he happens to manage is Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, who is a known user of TRT, and who tested beyond the legal limits for his fight against Mark Hunt. So it’s no surprise that Davis is against the recent...

Feb 27, 2014 6:17 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Today’s Ban On TRT

Earlier today the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned TRT from combat sports. It’s a blow for many fighters who use the controversial therapy and many took to twitter with their thoughts. Check it: Ban on trt in Nevada? Hell ya haha good job nsac good fuckin job — Cody Bollinger (@CodyBollinger) February 27, 2014 No...

Feb 27, 2014 6:15 pm

White On TRT Ban: ‘We Follow Nevada’

After today’s announcement of the ground breaking decision by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to ban testosterone replacement therapy outright, Brett Okamoto, of ESPN, reached out to UFC president Dana White via Twitter and received the following reply: “Dana White via text: It’s a great day in the sport! I applaud NSAC. TRT needed to...

Feb 27, 2014 6:03 pm

Dan Henderson Will Most Likely Be Granted TRT Exemption In Brazil

The aftershock from the announcement that the Nevada State Athletic Commission is banning TRT usage immediately is still being felt throughout the MMA world. Dan Henderson is a known TRT user and is scheduled to fight Mauricio Shogun Rua in Brazil on March 23, and it seems he wont have anything to worry about as...

Feb 27, 2014 6:02 pm

UFC Supports Today’s Ruling By NSAC To Ban TRT

UFC President Dana White issued a statement regarding the decision made today by the Nevada State Athletic Commission: “The Ultimate Fighting Championship fully supports the decision made today by the Nevada State Athletic Commission regarding the immediate termination of therapeutic use exemptions (TUE) for testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). We believe our athletes should compete based...

Feb 27, 2014 5:49 pm

Bellator 110: ‘Rampage vs M’Pumbu’ Weigh-In Results

The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from Mohegan Sun Arena in preparation for Bellator MMA’s February 28th event, which will showcase the Bellator Season 10 Light Heavyweight Semifinals and the Bellator Featherweight Opening Rounds. Bellator MMA will take place from Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, February 28th with the first fight taking place at...

Feb 27, 2014 5:07 pm

Matt Riddle: ‘Dana is a very insecure, bald man who uses TRT’

“Honestly, he just can’t help himself. Unfortunately, we have a very insecure, bald man who uses TRT as the president of the UFC. When he sees a dude like me, who is 28 and all I do is rip tubes and kick ass, maybe some part of him doesn’t like me. I don’t know why,...

Feb 27, 2014 11:52 am

King Mo: ‘Staph Infection Almost Killed Me’

“It almost killed me. I don’t explain it to people. I downplayed the whole thing. They didn’t know how bad it was. People would text me, and I was in the hospital texting them back like nothing happened. I battled back from it. It messed my body up. My body is still getting healthy from...

Feb 27, 2014 11:37 am

Matt Serra: ‘Weidman Will Break Belfort Before The Final Bell’

“The second Chris walked through my doors, I’ve never seen a wrestler transition to jiu-jitsu so smoothly. Longo got him in some sparring and he was just a natural and a freak and a good one. Me and Ray talked about it often and early on with his training. We knew this kid had the...

Feb 27, 2014 11:22 am

QUICK TWITT | Gustafsson Makes Good On Bet With GSP

Prior to the Olympic Hockey finals, Alexander Gustafsson and Georges St-Pierre made a friendly wager regarding the outcome of the games. Obviously GSP went for the Canadian team to take gold and Alexander was rooting for Sweden. Canada took gold and Sweden took the Silver, which means Gustafsson had to deliver on the bet, which...