Mixed Martial Arts News Archive

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Rousey featured in Sports Illustrated swim suit issue
Rousey featured in Sports Illustrated swim suit issue
UFC Womens' Bantramweight Champion Ronda Rousey is now featured inside the Sports Illustrated 2015 Swimsuit issue, the magazine's top selling issue of the year.
02/09/2015
Spike pres: Bellator on 'even footing' with UFC
Spike pres: Bellator on 'even footing' with UFC
Spike TV president Kevin Kay: "I don't think we're a minor league at all. That's just lawyers talking. They have to position stuff a certain way."
02/09/2015
GSP: PEDs are like bringing a knife into the cage
GSP: PEDs are like bringing a knife into the cage
GSP: "it’s cheating, it’s a biological weapon that you have .. I’m bringing a knife into the fight, they should not let me fight because I’m carrying a weapon."
02/09/2015
UFC refutes report they withheld $6 million payout to Silva after failed drug test
UFC refutes report they withheld $6 million payout to Silva after failed drug test
The UFC has flatly denied a report from a Brazilian website that the UFC has withheld $6,000,000 from Anderson Silva after he failed a drug test.
02/09/2015
A detailed account of making weight with a UFC fighter
A detailed account of making weight with a UFC fighter
FoxSports.com's Elias Cepeda spent his time at UFC 183 going through the entire weight cut with UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon to give us an inside look at the process.
02/08/2015
Zahabi: One day, a guy is going die in the Octagon from PED fueled hands
Zahabi: One day, a guy is going die in the Octagon from PED fueled hands
Firas Zahabi: "Because one day, a guy is going to die in the Octagon and we’re going to find out that the guy who killed him tested positive after the fact."
02/08/2015
Coach: GSP not Silva is the GOAT now
Coach: GSP not Silva is the GOAT now
Firas Zahabi compared Anderson Silva to Lance Armstrong, said that GSP is the GOAT, and warns that one day someone is going to die from PEDs.
02/08/2015
Why Miesha no longer signs and returns fan mail
Why Miesha no longer signs and returns fan mail
When Miesha Tate had a wake up call when she walked into Las Vegas Fight Shop and saw her autographed image for sale for $150.
02/08/2015
Coach: Diaz will fight again
Coach: Diaz will fight again
Cesar Gracie on talk about Nick Diaz possibly retiring following his positive marijuana test: "Let's face it, he's a fighter and he's gonna fight. It's gonna happen."
02/08/2015
Lawler: Silva, Jones failed tests bad for the sport
Lawler: Silva, Jones failed tests bad for the sport
Robbie Lawler: "It's not good for the sport. Just hopefully people realize that not everyone is the same. Not everyone is doing those things."
02/07/2015
McGregor: I have my eyes on Pettis
McGregor: I have my eyes on Pettis
Conor McGregor will fight Jose Aldo at UFC 189 for the featherweight title, but down the road can see himself in a super fight with lightweight champ Anthony Pettis.
02/07/2015
Wand vs. Baroni, pro wrestling in Japan 2/20?
Wand vs. Baroni, pro wrestling in Japan 2/20?
Dave Meltzer reports that Wanderlei Silva may be having a pro wrestling match in Japan, with Phil Baroni, on Feb 20, with the Inoki Genome Federation.
02/07/2015
Brazil taking first steps at PED testing in MMA
Brazil taking first steps at PED testing in MMA
The cost of PED testing is generally prohibitive in Brazil, and the costs of PEDs are reportedly the main impediment to their use, rather than health or ethical concerns.
02/07/2015
News of the Weird: Fedor spiritual adviser arrested in DUI, threats
News of the Weird: Fedor spiritual adviser arrested in DUI, threats
Fedor's spiritual adviser was arrested after fleeing the scene of an accident. Bottles of beer and vodka, 3,000,000 rubles, and a handgun were found in the expensive SUV.
02/07/2015
Evans: Johnson will KO Jones
Evans: Johnson will KO Jones
Having fought Jon Jones before, Rashad Evans has a unique perspective on teammate Anthony Johnson's upcoming fight for the light heavyweight title.
02/07/2015
Is Silva's positive test a game changer?
Is Silva's positive test a game changer?
Damon Marting: "In the wake of Anderson Silva's positive test, the former middleweight champion is claiming innocence and deep down, don't we all hope he's right?"
02/06/2015
Masvidal: Fighting Iaquinta 'a few steps back'
Masvidal: Fighting Iaquinta 'a few steps back'
Fresh off a win over Joe Lauzon at UFC 183, Al Iaquinta was quickly matched up with Jorge Masvidal who isn't too excited about the matchup.
02/06/2015
Fitch fails drug test for World Series of Fighting 16
Fitch fails drug test for World Series of Fighting 16
Today the California State Athletic Commission revealed that former UFC welterweight Jon Fitch failed a drug test for his WSOF 16 fight versus Rousimar Palhares.
02/06/2015
Benson Henderson: Move to welterweight only temporary
Benson Henderson: Move to welterweight only temporary
Benson Henderson: "I will be going back down to 155. It was just Joe Silva and Dana White needed a favor...I'm probably going back down to 155."
02/06/2015
Silva vs. Diaz will be ruled a no-contest
Silva vs. Diaz will be ruled a no-contest
Following a positive test for performance enhancing drugs prior to his UFC 183 with Nick Diaz, the Nevada commission today confirmed the bout will be changed to a no-contest.
02/06/2015
Diego tweets NSFStomach surgery pic
Diego tweets NSFStomach surgery pic
Diego Sanchez suffered a broken collar bone suffered in training on Jan 26, so serious it necessitated surgery, then posted on image on Twitter that is kind of a nightmare.
02/06/2015
Askren: CM Punk works hard every single day
Askren: CM Punk works hard every single day
According to teammate Ben Askren, CM Punk has been showing up to the gym and training hard every day to prepare for his UFC debut, which was announced a few months back.
02/06/2015
Paige VanZant: Going to prove i'm not just a pretty face
Paige VanZant: Going to prove i'm not just a pretty face
Paige VanZant: “We were born this way. It’s nothing we can change, and it just means we both have to prove that we’re the toughest people out there."
02/06/2015
Sonnen says he and Wand to meet with WWE
Sonnen says he and Wand to meet with WWE
Wanderlei Silva: "I got a million dollar offer from WWE, and I’m thinking how only the MMA fighters get paid little money. They presented me numbers."
02/06/2015
Would a 1 point deduction cure eye poke problem?
Would a 1 point deduction cure eye poke problem?
Joe Rogan spoke with Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta, who feel that a one point deduction per eye poke would stop the problem.
02/06/2015