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Jun 7, 2014 11:46 am

UFC’s Official Statement On Belfort Drug Testing Failure

Following Vitor Belfort’s admission of guilt, his employer, the Ultimate Fighting Championship released the following statement: The UFC organization supports Vitor Belfort’s application for a license to compete in Nevada, and we respect the Nevada Athletic Commission and its licensing process. Pending Commission approval, we look forward to a great fight between Vitor Belfort and...

Jun 3, 2014 10:11 am

Vitor Belfort’s Drug Test Results To Be Made Public

The MMA world will no longer have to speculate as to the results of Vitor Belfort’s surprise drug test back in February. Yahoo Sports broke the story today that the NSAC would make the results of Belfort’s surprise test public during his hearing to apply for a license on June 17th. NSAC executive director Bob...

Jun 2, 2014 4:36 pm

Joe Rogan: Vitor Belfort Failed Drug Test

Vitor Belfort will face Chael Sonnen at UFC 175 pending he gets licensed by the NSAC to compete. This comes after he was removed from his title bout with Chris Weidman when the NSAC banned TRT exemptions. Prior to that though Belfort was randomly tested by the NSAC, and to this day the results of...

Jun 2, 2014 3:48 pm

Jay-Z and Anderson Silva Team Up For STATIC Web Series

Jay-Z has entered the world of Mixed Martial Arts. The iconic rapper has teamed up with MMA and UFC legend Anderson The Spider Silva to create “STATIC”, a web series that will air on Jay-Z’s Life+Times web channel. The series will take an in-depth look at the hottest rivalries in Mixed Martial Arts history, and...


Jun 2, 2014 11:25 am

Dana White Talks TRT in MMA and Vitor Belfort

Dana White spoke to media members during a recent media scrum about TRT in MMA, as well as Vitor Belfort’s ability to get licensed to fight Chael Sonnen on July 5th. When asked what would happen if Belfort’s request for a license was denied White said “There is no plan B” After TRT was banned...

Jun 2, 2014 8:34 am

Wanderlei Silva Blows Off TUF Brazil Finale

Wanderlei Silva has made headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. After starting a brawl with fellow TUF Brazil coach Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei followed up by refusing to take a drug test required by the NSAC prior to his bout with Sonnen. As a result, the UFC was forced to remove Silva from the bout...

May 30, 2014 9:58 am

Dana White: ‘Wanderlei Silva is done in the UFC’ – UPDATED!

And just like we thought, the backlash from the Wanderlei Silva/NSAC drug testing incident wasn’t over. During a media scrum in promotion for tomorrow’s UFC Berlin event, UFC President Dana White confirmed that Wanderlei Silva has been released from the UFC. Wednesday we learned that Chael Sonnen would be put against Vitor Belfort in his...

May 29, 2014 9:07 pm

UFC Cuts Wanderlei Silva From Public Appearance In Brazil

Former PRIDE FC Champion and MMA Legend Wanderlei Silva has had a sudden, and drastic fall from grace. Yesterday we learned that Silva was removed from his fight against Chael Sonnen, for running from the NSAC’s surprise drug-testers. It’s a pretty big problem to have going forward and the potential backlash is still being unraveled. ‘The...

May 29, 2014 6:44 am

UFC Releases Official Statement On Wanderlei Silva Situation

  By now, we all know what happened to the Wanderlei Silva vs. Chael Sonnen bout. If you missed it, the short version is simple. Wanderlei Silva ran from Nevada commission officials when they attempted to obtain a urine sample for drugs. As a result, he has been removed from his scheduled date against Chael...

May 29, 2014 6:02 am

Wanderlei Silva Reacts To The UFC 175 Situation

  The news of the fight between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen being canceled was both a surprise and not a surprise. Let’s be honest, a lot of us, including Sonnen, have had our doubts about this fight actually making it into the octagon. So now Sonnen will fight Vitor Belfort, which may not have...

May 24, 2014 11:00 am

UFC 173 “Barao Vs. Dillashaw” Ramblings

Who else is looking forward to Chris Weidman defending his UFC middleweight championship this weekend against Vitor Belfort? Wait, I mean Lyoto Machida? What? Weidman and Machida are no longer fighting at UFC 173 this Memorial Day weekend? Ok, how about seeing former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos against up-and-coming contender Stipe Miocic? That...

May 24, 2014 6:51 am

BJ Penn: ‘Just remember me, I was here.’

  The UFC held a special press conference featuring fighters from UFC 175 and TUF 19. The media and some fans had the opportunity to asks the likes of Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva, Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, Alexis Davis, Lyoto Machida and BJ Penn questions. During the press conference Penn answered questions ranging from his...

May 23, 2014 9:47 am

UFC Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5

On episode #5 of the 7-part fight week series, UFC Embedded, the UFC’s biggest stars press their luck. At Zuffa HQ, Dana White takes a call from Nick Diaz, deals with Jon Jones’ manager, and gets his long-awaited walking papers. Daniel Cormier visits Cain Velasquez’ Ultimate Fighter training session and questions Luke Rockhold’s expertise, while...

May 21, 2014 10:01 pm

Tickets For ‘TUF 19 Finale: Penn vs. Edgar III’ On Sale This Week

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing the third annual UFC International Fight Week to Las Vegas once again this July! The week-long fan celebration returns with UFC events and related activities including entertainment, arts, charitable events, shopping and more. Plus for the first time, the event will feature two huge fight cards in one weekend...

May 14, 2014 7:03 pm

Urijah Faber vs. Alex Caceres set for UFC 175

The UFC’s annual Independence Day weekend card just keeps growing stronger, as officials announced today that former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber will meet Alex Caceres in a bantamweight bout at the July 5 event. The UFC’s #2 ranked bantamweight, Urijah Faber (30-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC), is coming off a February title fight loss to champion...

May 6, 2014 10:38 am

Anderson Silva Cleared To Train – Possible End-Of-Year Return To The Octagon

  Anderson Silva has been cleared to resume training.   MMAJunkie spoke to Silva’s longtime manager, Ed Soares, who informed them that Anderson Silva‘s doctor from Los Angeles’ Kerlan-Jobe clinic cleared the ex-champ to begin training in MMA.   When asked what’s in store for Anderson (and his fans) upon his return, Soares said “We’ve talked with...

May 2, 2014 11:25 am

VIDEO | Wanderlei Silva Talks Being Painted The Villain, Retirement

In his first interview since completing filming of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3, Wanderlei Silva talks about the infamous on-set brawl with rival coach Chael Sonnen, the crucible-like atmosphere of the series, and addresses rumors of his impending retirement.

May 1, 2014 11:31 am

Conor McGregor Needs To Tone Down The Talk Until He Proves His Worth

I’ll give Conor McGregor credit; the Irish bad boy knows how to get his name in the headlines, even while he sits on the sidelines, recovering from knee surgery. McGregor, though, has a little bit of a misunderstanding going on about himself. He’s not quite the best fighter in the world – yet – like...

May 1, 2014 11:21 am

Wand Thinks TUF Brazil Editors Painted Him The Villain

“They edited a lot of things, and unfortunately, the production decided to paint me as the villain. But that is not right, because he said horrible things about us, and disrespected me at every moment during filming. This good guy you’re watching on television is not how things are for real. He said and did...

Apr 29, 2014 8:17 pm

Massive Changes Made To BJPENN.com Rankings

By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC has been on a role lately, having 4 events in almost 2 weeks. The string of fight cards was capped off this past Saturday with UFC 172: Jones vs. Texeira where fight fans saw light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones defend his UFC light heavyweight title for the 7th time. Below...

Apr 28, 2014 4:16 pm

Report: Anthony Johnson Moves Up Significantly In UFC’s Light-Heavyweight Rankings

Prior to Saturday Night, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson was the UFC’s fifteenth ranked light-heavyweight fighter. And at the time that was generous. Considering, the former welterweight had yet to fight in the UFC’s 205 pound division. Fast forward two days beyond his upset victory over Phil Davis, and, Johnson now finds himself inside the UFC’s top...

Apr 22, 2014 11:56 am

PHOTO | EA UFC Reveals Royce Gracie In-Game Character

The people behind the upcoming UFC video game, EA Sports, have just released the latest shot from the UFC video game. In the previous month we have seen the in-game characters of Joe Lauzon, Chuck Liddell, the Korean Zombie, Forrest Griffin, Jon Jones, GSP, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Frank Mir, Scott Jorgensen, Cub Swanson, Ronda Rousey, Robbie Lawler, Miesha Tate,  Chael Sonnen and Nate...

Apr 17, 2014 2:23 pm

White: Wanderlai Silva Injured Back In TUF Brazil Brawl

By Evan Stoumbelis According to UFC President Dana White Wanderlei Silva injured his back in the fight he had with Chael Sonnen on the set of a TUF Brazil episode which aired last week. “What happened was Wanderlei got hurt in that fight. He got double legged on the concrete and he hurt his back....

Apr 10, 2014 3:46 pm

Chris Weidman: I’ll be ready by July

On Monday, rating UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman underwent successful surgery on both of his knees. The “All American” is scheduled to defend his title against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 this July. Many fans and media members have had their doubts regarding whether or not Weidman will be fully recovered and ready...

Apr 3, 2014 3:27 pm

PHOTO | EA UFC Reveals Nate Diaz In-Game Character

The people behind the upcoming UFC video game, EA Sports, have just released the latest shot from the UFC video game. In the previous month we have seen the in-game characters of Joe Lauzon, Chuck Liddell, the Korean Zombie, Forrest Griffin, Jon Jones, GSP, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Frank Mir, Scott Jorgensen, Cub Swanson, Ronda Rousey, Robbie Lawler, Miesha Tate and Chael Sonnen....

Mar 31, 2014 4:44 am

PHOTO | EA UFC Reveals Miesha Tate’s In-Game Characters

The people behind the upcoming UFC video game, EA Sports, have just released the latest shot from the UFC video game. In the previous month we have seen the in-game characters of Joe Lauzon, Chuck Liddell, the Korean Zombie, Forrest Griffin, Jon Jones, GSP, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Frank Mir, Scott Jorgensen, Cub Swanson, Ronda Rousey, Robbie Lawler and Chael Sonnen. Is Miesha’s...

Mar 27, 2014 2:56 pm

Demian Maia vs. Mike Pierce In The Works For Brazil’s May UFC Event

According to recent reports on UFC tonight, a welterweight bout between Demian Maia and Mike Pierce is in the works for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil in May. The event, scheduled for May 31, is to serve as ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil — Season 3 Finale’ and will feature, coaches, Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei...