Archive: MMA NEWS

Mar 23, 2013 11:42 am

After Talks With Priest, Emelianenko Coming Out Of Retirement to Fight Again | MMA NEWS

Famed Russian fighter Aleksander Emelianenko has been convinced to return to action. In a statement released by ProFC he details the thought process surrounding his return: “I have spent the last few months in an Orthodox monastery on Mount Athos in Greece and had many conversations with the elders and priests there,” the 31-year-old stated...

Mar 23, 2013 3:23 am

Alex Caceres Issues Statement Following Failed Drug Test | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week we reported that the UFC’s Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres had tested positive for marijuana and subsequently received a suspension from active competition. He has now released the following statement through his management: “I accept full responsibility for my actions and the consequences from those actions. I apologize to all that I have...

Mar 23, 2013 1:05 am

WSOF 2 Weigh-In Results | MMA NEWS

MAIN CARD (NBC Sports Network, 9:30 p.m. ET) Andrei Arlovski (245.5) vs. Anthony Johnson (230.2) Marlon Moraes (135.5) vs. Tyson Nam (135.2) Dave Branch (185.2) vs. Paulo Filho (184.5) Josh Burkman (170) vs. Aaron Simpson (171) Gesias Cavalcante (156) vs. Justin Gaethje (155.6) PRELIMINARY CARD (Untelevised, 7 p.m. ET) Cameron Dollar (144.6) vs. Waylon Lowe...

Mar 23, 2013 1:00 am

Dan Hardy Not Injured, CSAC Refuses To License Over Failed EKG | UFC NEWS

There’s been a lot of speculation online in the last 24 hours or so regarding Mr Hardy being forced out of his fight with Matt Brown next month, so I wanted to clarify the situation and provide some details. On Tuesday this week Dan went and had his medicals done as per normal, however because...

Mar 23, 2013 12:50 am

Cyborg Willing To Fight Transgendered Fallon Fox | MMA NEWS

“She wants to be a girl. I don’t agree. I think you’re born a girl, you’re a girl. You’re born a guy, you’re a guy. But I don’t choose opponents. The commission needs to check and make sure she doesn’t have testosterone. I’m not going to judge other people. If the commission says she can...