Mixed Martial Arts News Archive

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New information reveals Diaz passed two drug tests, but failed one
New information reveals Diaz passed two drug tests, but failed one
It was recently revealed that Nick Diaz passed two drug tests for his UFC 183 fight, on the same night of his failed test that were tested by a different laboratory.
05/02/2015
'Filthy' is back at UFC on FOX 16
'Filthy' is back at UFC on FOX 16
After sitting on the shelf for back to back injuries Tom Lawlor is back and fighting Gian Villante at UFC on FOX 16 on July 25 at the United Center in Chicago.
05/02/2015
Jorge Masvidal moving to welterweight
Jorge Masvidal moving to welterweight
Jorge Masivdal appeared recently on the Stand and Bang MMA podcast, and reported that he is moving from lightweight up to welterweight.
05/02/2015
Sonnen predicts FMJ vs. Pacquiao: Who is going to sleep?
Sonnen predicts FMJ vs. Pacquiao: Who is going to sleep?
Chael Sonnen: "This fight reminds me of the Kentucky Derby, if the favorite horse ran away from the other horses the entire time."
05/02/2015
Seth Baczynski among four released by the UFC
Seth Baczynski among four released by the UFC
MMAFighting.com confirmed that four fighters have recently been cut by the UFC roster: Seth Baczynski, Justin Jones, Cain Carrizosa, & Marcin Bandel.
05/02/2015
Georges St-Pierre: Comeback not interesting for me right now
Georges St-Pierre: Comeback not interesting for me right now
On the most recent episode of UFC Tonight, former champion Georges St-Pierre re-iterated that he is still retired, but didn't rule out a return:
05/02/2015
Evans: Nobody was paid to join the Blackzilians
Evans: Nobody was paid to join the Blackzilians
Rashad Evans: "Glenn is the type of guy who makes sure that his fighters – that they’re not in a situation where they have to worry about money."
05/01/2015
Bader: I deserve next title fight
Bader: I deserve next title fight
Ryan Bader was scheduled to fight Daniel Cormier on June 6th until Cormier was called on to fight for the UFC light heavyweight title. That didn't sit well with Bader.
05/01/2015
White: Rockhold ‘probably’ next for title shot
White: Rockhold ‘probably’ next for title shot
Both Luke Rockhold and Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza have stated their cases for a middleweight title shot, but it looks like Dana White is leaning in favor of Rockhold.
05/01/2015
White: In MMA, unlike boxing, we always do the big fights
White: In MMA, unlike boxing, we always do the big fights
Dana White: "The difference in MMA is that we always do the fights, the big fights that guys wanna see. Right now, our fight like that is Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo."
05/01/2015
Judge responds to bias charges
Judge responds to bias charges
Longtime MMA judge Douglas Crosby took specific issue with the charges made by Ray Longo, and argued further that corners should not be dictating who judges.
05/01/2015
Jones threatened NSAC with legal action in March
Jones threatened NSAC with legal action in March
Jon Jones through his attorney in March: “We are actively considering civil claims against the NSAC, and its board members, for invasion of Mr. Jones’ privacy."
05/01/2015
Chael: You're a punk if you take Jones' title without beating him
Chael: You're a punk if you take Jones' title without beating him
Chael Sonnen: "If Jon Jones stays in the division and you accept a title while he's still in the division and you didn't beat him, you're a punk. You're a punk!"
05/01/2015
PVZ: I have two years to become youngest champ
PVZ: I have two years to become youngest champ
Paige VanZant: "I still have two years to become the youngest belt holder. I'm going to take my time and really break that record."
05/01/2015
With Gustafsson injured, Jedrzejczyk will now defend title in main event of UFC Berlin
With Gustafsson injured, Jedrzejczyk will now defend title in main event of UFC Berlin
Now UFC straw weight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will step in to defend her belt and take the main event spot of UFC's first trip to Berlin.
05/01/2015
RDA: Heart of a Champion
RDA: Heart of a Champion
Born into extreme poverty in Niterói, Brazil, Rafael dos Anjos is now the UFC lightweight champion of the world. This mini-documentary tells RDA's inspiring life story.
05/01/2015
Mir: I train to break bones
Mir: I train to break bones
Frank Mir: "I know we have a referee in there and there’s a point system, but this is fighting. This is me trying to dismember you and trying to hurt you..."
05/01/2015
Mousasi rep to Makdessi: Ignorance is not a legal defense
Mousasi rep to Makdessi: Ignorance is not a legal defense
Gegard Mousasi rep: "John Makdessi has made some statements that are inconsistent at best. First and foremost, ignorance is not a legal defense."
05/01/2015
EFC Worldwide only MMA organization officially under WADA
EFC Worldwide only MMA organization officially under WADA
As of today and going forward EFC officially falls under The South Africa Institute for Drug-Free Sport which enforces the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) code.
04/30/2015
FIghters predict FMJ vs. Pacquiao
FIghters predict FMJ vs. Pacquiao
A number of the UFC's best fighters including Lyoto Machida and Michael Bisping offer predictions and analysis of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight.
04/30/2015
Jones loses MuscleTech sponsorship
Jones loses MuscleTech sponsorship
Mutiple sources report that ssponsor MuscleTech has terminated Jon Jones' sponsorship, and removed his name from their website and social media.
04/30/2015
Cormier: It's about the title, not beating Jones
Cormier: It's about the title, not beating Jones
Daniel Cormier: "Even in the lead up to Jon and I's fight, I said if Jon Jones didn't have the belt, I wouldn't care about fighting Jon Jones so much."
04/30/2015
Shafir: I believe I will beat Cyborg 'eventually'
Shafir: I believe I will beat Cyborg 'eventually'
Marina Shafir: "I have to make people really believe. Because I know I believe I will eventually have that fight and I believe I will beat [Cris Cyborg]."
04/30/2015
The Russian Invasion: Arbi 'Monster' Agujev
The Russian Invasion: Arbi 'Monster' Agujev
Arbi Agujev: "Chechen Republic natives had to get through war ... Chechen fighters always take things on the chin – that’s their main specialty."
04/30/2015
Alexander Gustafsson: UFC did Jon Jones a favor
Alexander Gustafsson: UFC did Jon Jones a favor
Alexander Gustafsson: "This is a favor to him. That you show that this is not acceptable, that you can't continue doing this while you're having the world title."
04/30/2015