UFC 232 draws respectable gate from over 15K attendees

Saturday’s UFC 232 event at The Forum in Los Angeles drew 15,862 fans and netted a live gate of just over $2MIL. That’s according to MMAJunkie and pretty amazing given the circumstances. The event was moved to California from Vegas on a week’s notice thanks to the Jon Jones ‘ atypical’ drug testing situation. Dana … Read more

UFC drops Jon Jones damage control video and it’s pretty dumb

If you don’t know the UFC 232 Jon Jones vs NSAC drug testing fiasco that forced the event to be moved from Nevada to California just google ‘Jones drug test’ and go to town. You will learn the term “pulsing” and roll your eyes and if you don’t just read it again and you’ll get it. Because he had an ‘atypical’ drug test and because the PR fire is out of control they released this puff piece video of Bones that was supposed to help put it out. It backfired. Fans went to work bashing it and we think you will join in. Check it out.

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Jones reacts to his reinstatement

Jon Jones was finally reinstated by the CSAC after his suspension amounted to just 15 months. While we are happy for him we are even more grateful for Alexander Gustafsson vs Jon Jones 2 at UFC 232 later this month. Check out Jon’s reaction to the reinstatement and get hype.

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CSAC executive Andy Foster defends licensing of Liddell and it’s a barely passable reason

The California State Athletic Commission has come under fire for their licensing of former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell. Chuck hadn’t fought since 2010 and at 48 years old he is well past his prime. His last three losses in the organization were by brutal knockout causing his friend and UFC head Dana White … Read more

Jon Jones is bulletproof with USADA

Jon Jones will see your suspension and raise you no craps given. It appears that Jon Jones has a chance to headline UFC 230 in New York. Despite the USADA violations which stemmed from a test back around his UFC 214 fight with light heavyweight and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier it is a real possibility. … Read more

Tito Ortiz fined for post fight shenanigans following Bellator 131 win

Andy Foster and the California State Athletic Commission didn’t appreciate Bellator’s Tito Ortiz after he narrowly defeated Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 131 Saturday night. Ortiz’s “Stone Cold” Steve Austin routine cost the lad $2500.00. That’s not much when you consider he made an event high $300,000 for his 15 minutes of work Saturday night. Ortiz … Read more

Ronda Rousey’s former manager speaks out on contract dispute

The California State Athletic Commission has ruled that the contract between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and former manager, Darin Harvey of Fight Tribe Management, is invalid and unenforceable as it relates to her professional fighting career. There is also a commercial aspect of the contract which will be decided through arbitration or through California … Read more