UFC statement on Gleison Tibau suspension due to ‘potential’ USADA violation

Gleison Tibau has been in the UFC nearly a decade now. Next November will be 10 years the 32-year-old American Top Team product has been fighting the top lightweights inside the Octagon. His first fight in the UFC was at welterweight, a TKO loss to Nick Diaz, then he moved down to lightweight where he has … Read more

Ronda Rousey: Testing for marijuana is an invasion of privacy

UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey took the opportunity at a press conference in Melbourne today to speak out against the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s five-year suspension and $165,000 fine against Nick Diaz for marijuana. “I’m sorry, no one asked my anything (about this) but I have to say something,”Rousey stated. “It’s so not right … Read more

Anderson Silva fined and suspended one year for PED use

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has reaped the punishment for his failed drug test back in January following a unanimous decision win over Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Silva tested positive for anabolic steroids as well as benzodiazepines. Silva’s lawyer claimed a tainted sexual performance enhancer was to blame for the failed steroid test, … Read more

Anderson Silva wants rematch with Nick Diaz, tells 50 Cent to bet on him

TMZ caught up with former UFC middleweight champ Anderson “The Spider” Silva and questioned him regarding his recent failed drug tests for performance enhancing drugs. Silva denied knowingly taking steroids but at one point said he needed to check all the supplements he used because he’d never failed a drug test before. One would think … Read more

Cung Le: ‘I did not take any performance enhancing drugs’

Few people who saw that pre-fight pic of Cung Le flexing were shocked to learn the 42-year-old UFC middleweight had failed his UFC Fight Night 48 drug test. Cung, however, claims he’s innocent and is pointing fingers at the testing process instead.

Where there’s smoke there’s fire: Cung Le fails drug test

Remember that photo of Cung Le prior to his Aug. 23rd fight against Michael Bisping in China? The 42-year-old Cung looked ripped to the gills and there was widespread speculation that he was on something. The suspicions were confirmed on Tuesday when the UFC released the following statement: “UFC middleweight Cung Le tested positive for … Read more

Dana White apologizes to judge for removing him from UFC Macao event; looks forward to working with him again

It’s a good thing when someone can acknowledge they were wrong and admit it in front of their millions of fans. It’s something Adam Sandler should have done after his last movie, Blended. That sh*t sucked. It’s currently available On Demand on Direct TV, don’t rent that sh*t. I’m warning you now. Now, Dana White … Read more

OMG: Another freakin UFC fighter tests positive for steroids

Here we go again. It’s getting hard to keep up with just how many UFC fighters have been getting popped lately for performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). The latest casualty is featherweight Brian Ortega (8-0, 1 NC), an RFA transplant, who made his UFC debut in July when he submitted Michael De La Torre at UFC … Read more

Another UFC fighter busted for steroids

Despite losing in the Elimination Round to Eddie Gordon, I liked Team Penn’s Mike King (5-1) on TUF 19. He was tough, went for it and looked to have some real potential. He was also from Naples. Fla., where I had spent some time. But the 31-year-old middleweight went and got popped for steroids in … Read more

Two more UFC fighters fail drug tests: Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale

Robert Drysdale (7-0) has failed more drug tests in his UFC career than he has had fights in the Octagon. Let that sink in for a moment. Drysdale, an ADCC and World Jiu-Jitsu champion, first got popped in a random out-of-competition test leading up to what would have been his UFC debut last year, and has … Read more