Anyone who thought that Mark Hunt would quickly back down from his contention with the UFC has been proven wrong; Hunt is becoming a thorn in the side of the UFC, raising hell over his bout with Brock Lesnar, the most prolific fight of his life and which surprised many MMA odds enthusiasts. Hunt lost to … Read more
Mixed martial arts legend Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic announced his retirement earlier this week citing a shoulder injury. Now we’re being told Cro Cop has been flagged for a doping violation. MMAJunkie has the scoop: UFC announced today that a scheduled bout between Mirko Cro Cop and Anthony Hamilton in Seoul, South Korea has been … Read more
The feud between former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn and fitness guru to the stars Mike Dolce continues. In a new interview with BJPenn.com, Penn accuses Dolce of giving him four types of diuretics to suck out the water and make weight and says Dolce “didn’t have the knowledge, or the expertise to … Read more
UFC bantamweight fighter Francisco Rivera (8-2-1) is scheduled to face Edwin Figueroa at UFC 156 on Feb.2. After recording a no contest in his last bout against Roland Delorme, Rivera will now look to bounce back into the win column and start his 2013 campaign off with a bang.
Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) reporter Jay Cee recently got the chance to speak with Francisco about his upcoming bout against Edwin Figueroa, fight camp, his fighting style and failing the post-fight drug test for his last matchup.
Several UFC fighters were randomly tested for banned substances, including steroids, at “The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale” on June 19. The results of those tests were made available for ProMMAnow.com today from the NSAC.