Mixed Martial Arts News Archive

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Silva, Diaz, Lombard temporarily suspended
Silva, Diaz, Lombard temporarily suspended
Today the Nevada State Athletic Commission held a meeting and issued temporary suspensions for Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard.
02/17/2015
Report: Lesnar sticking with WWE due to concussion concerns
Report: Lesnar sticking with WWE due to concussion concerns
It has been rumored for months that Brock Lesnar was/is considering a return to the UFC. However, the latest report is Lesnar is no longer.
02/17/2015
Anderson Silva fails post fight drug test
Anderson Silva fails post fight drug test
Anderson Silva has failed a drug test adminstered immediately after UFC 183, for Oxazepam, Temazepam, and the anabolic steroid Drostanalon.
02/17/2015
Rockhold: Minimum penalty for failing a PED test should be two years
Rockhold: Minimum penalty for failing a PED test should be two years
Luke Rockhold: "There is an option without incurring that level of financial burden, and that is to make the penalties much harsher for confirmed cheats."
02/17/2015
Cummins challenges Saint Preux to PED testing, OSP accepts
Cummins challenges Saint Preux to PED testing, OSP accepts
Pat Cummins: "These failed drug tests are getting out of control. OSP, let's do the right thing with random WADA [World Anti-Doping Agency] testing."
02/17/2015
Cris Cyborg: I think Rousey fight will happen
Cris Cyborg: I think Rousey fight will happen
Cris Cyborg: "I think this fight will happen.I think all the fans want to watch it, and the UFC wants to make this fight. But I am focused on my next fight now."
02/17/2015
Cerrone: I like fighting. I don’t give a sh-t
Cerrone: I like fighting. I don’t give a sh-t
Donald Cerrone is happy that his next opponent, Khabib Nurmagomediv could be his ticket to a title fight, but not so happy that it might be a boring fight.
02/17/2015
Alexander Gustaffson's mom almost punched Jon Jones in hospital
Alexander Gustaffson's mom almost punched Jon Jones in hospital
Alexander Gustafsson's mom: "The first thing I saw (when I got to the hospital) was Jones - completely scarred and bruised, with his foot in bandage. I was so pissed off."
02/17/2015
Mir: People train too hard in MMA
Mir: People train too hard in MMA
Frank Mir: "I think that’s why you see so many injuries in our sport. People train way too hard in the sport of MMA. I was a victim of that and those were the consequences."
02/17/2015
Barnett: Brock fight would be huge business
Barnett: Brock fight would be huge business
Josh Barnett: "The UFC needs real interjection of some excitement in the heavyweight division ... it needs more metal, man ... I think somebody should shake it up..."
02/17/2015
Urijah: 'Mangy' Irishmen have nothing to cheer about but Conor McGregor
Urijah: 'Mangy' Irishmen have nothing to cheer about but Conor McGregor
Urijah Faber on Conor McGregor: "I’ve seen some hot Irish women but all the dudes over there are pretty mangled looking ... They’ve got a hero and he’s good.”
02/17/2015
Brown: UFC 185 win should lead to title shot
Brown: UFC 185 win should lead to title shot
Matt Brown will next fight former champion Johny Hendricks at UFC 185 and hopes that a win there will set him up for a rematch with Robbie Lawler, this time for the UFC welterweight title:
02/17/2015
Benson: I don't think toothpick is illegal
Benson: I don't think toothpick is illegal
Benson Henderson: "It's as dangerous for me to have a toothpick in your mouth as it is to have a 200-pound man punch me in the face hard or try to kick me in the face."
02/16/2015
Edgar on PEDs: I'll beat you anyway
Edgar on PEDs: I'll beat you anyway
Like most, Frankie Edgar believes that performance enhancing drugs have no place in mixed martial arts, but unlike most he's happy to fight someone on them.
02/16/2015
Bethe: Ronda has to fight me before fighting men
Bethe: Ronda has to fight me before fighting men
Bethe Correia: "Before fighting men, Ronda need to beat me ... The only thing that prevents me from being the champion, is the UFC not making this fight."
02/16/2015
Schaub discusses past addiction to Oxycontin
Schaub discusses past addiction to Oxycontin
Brendan Schaub: "I was probably doing it hardcore for like four months. Then my best friend Joe Klopfenstein came over and took them from me."
02/16/2015
Faber turned down Dillashaw, wants McGregor
Faber turned down Dillashaw, wants McGregor
Urijah Faber recently spoke to UFC President Dana White and was hypothetically asked if he would fight teammate Dillashaw. Faber was uninterested.
02/16/2015
Coker: PED use in MMA is 'concerning'
Coker: PED use in MMA is 'concerning'
"I think it's really a much cleaner sport than it is a dirty sport. But I will say this: There have been some pretty high-profile guys that have popped and that's concerning."
02/16/2015
Yves Edwards reviews 50 Shades of Grey
Yves Edwards reviews 50 Shades of Grey
Yves Edwards: "Moral of the story: 1. Don’t see '50 Shades of Grey,' unless you want to seriously consider taking a $#!^ in a crowded theater."
02/16/2015
CM Punk: Lesnar has offered to help me
CM Punk: Lesnar has offered to help me
CM Punk recently appeared on a local news station in Wisconsin and discuss his training, potential debut timeframe, and a phone call he got from Brock Lesnar.
02/16/2015
Royce Gracie is part of the PED problem in MMA
Royce Gracie is part of the PED problem in MMA
Royce Gracie: "Let's look at the good side. The system is working. Let's not try to put down the fighters because one fighter made a mistake."
02/16/2015
White jokes Rousey will have to start fighting men with win
White jokes Rousey will have to start fighting men with win
Dana White: "If Ronda Rousey walks through Cat Zingano the way she has walked through every body else, I don't know what to do with her."
02/16/2015
Zingano: Rousey only champ because I'm not yet
Zingano: Rousey only champ because I'm not yet
Cat Zingano: "[Ronda Rousey]'s there, because I'm not yet. Her time came first. All these opportunities came first. All we can do is wait and see."
02/15/2015
Benson Henderson's quirky love for toothpicks
Benson Henderson's quirky love for toothpicks
Benson Henderson has a quirky habit of fighting with a toothpick in his mouth, and he did so once again at UFC Fight Night 60, in beating Brandon Thatch in the fourth.
02/15/2015
Schaub: Given penalties, PED use makes sense
Schaub: Given penalties, PED use makes sense
Brendan Shcaub: "There's just no reason everyone shouldn't take steroids. There's just not. In the UFC there's no reason. Someone give me a legit reason ..."
02/15/2015