Twitter reacts to Melendez's failed drug test

Earlier today it was revealed that Gilbert Melendez had failed his post-fight drug test at UFC 188 and would be suspended for a year. Twitter reacted with disappointment mostly.

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UFC 189 Embedded, Episode 5 

On Episode 5 of UFC 189 Embedded, featherweight title contender Chad Mendes continues to train hard in Sacramento, California, motivated by the magnitude of the upcoming ...

Gil Melendez fails PED test, suspended one year 

Gil Melendez: “Regrettably, I tested positive in my post fight urine sample for UFC 188. I did not inject anything, but I am responsible and accept the consequences."

Penn: IVs are for wimps 

One man who applauded the USADA for their recent decision to ban IVs for rehydration was former champion and soon to be hall of fame athlete, BJ Penn.

Conor to cut 27 pounds this week 

Chael Sonnen: "(Conor McGregor)'s got to be 145 lbs in eight days. I don't know how he's going to do it. He's very lean. He has a very busy schedule."

Rousey: I got stiffed by 1st apparel sponsor, refused another until Reebok 

Ronda Rousey: "The first time I defended my title against Sara Kaufman, I wore Trauma MMA and it was only for nine thousand dollars and they still stiffed me."

UFC 189 results & discussion 

UFC 189 takes place Saturday, July 11th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and features both a featherweight and welterweight world title fight.

Invicta FC 13 results & discussion 

Invicta Fighting Championship 13 takes places Friday, July 10th at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada and features three women's title fights.

Hendo wants Silva, Belfort, Mousasi rematches 

Dan Henderson: "Rematches with Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort and I'd like to fight Gegard Mousasi because I didn't really get a chance to fight him the first time."

Jones back on the mats, and cleaning them 

Igor Araujo: "They always pick someone to clean the mat after the training, and he didn't complain he had to do it. He's a nice guy, and I look up to him inside the gym."

Worst broken noses in UFC and MMA history 

A nose is a group of small bones and cartilage and it's not quite built to take on a strike of any kind, never mind a full force punch, knee, elbow, or kick.

Injury will delay Cormier's first title defense 

The UFC had intended for Daniel Cormier's first title defense to be in September against Alexander Gustafsson, but that apparently will now be slightly delayed.

Draft Kings is giving away $75,000 for UFC 189 

This weekend’s UFC 189 features a total prize pool of $75,000 with $20,000 to the 1st Place winner! The tournament is only $3.00 to enter and the top 5,085 players win cash.

UFC 189 Embedded: Episode 4 

Chad Mendes does laps and holds his breath underwater. Conor McGregor waves a sword around. Robbie Lawler steps it up a notch. And Rory MacDonald smiles.

Coach pulls back curtain on Conor camp 

"Now Conor McGregor gets up and does an hour’s yoga. Then he’ll move around, go do a session, and come home and stretch. It’s very controlled, but it is doing wonders."

Chael: Guys in MMA have to be loved too much 

Chael Sonnen: "Just do it. Let the rest of us figure it out. But these guys in MMA have to be loved so much, they can’t stand even the smallest time of not being loved."

Which martial art is king of the streets? 

Firas Zahabi: "In the streets mixed martial arts in my opinion is your number one option for self defense. However, some people don't have the time to dedicate themselves."

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