Ali Bagautinov has been suspended for one year after testing positive for Recombinant Human Erythropoietin (EPO) on June 2nd during an out-of-competition drug test leading up to his championship bout with flyweight title-holder Demetrious Johnson at UFC 174. The British Columbia Athletic Commission announced the news on Thursday. The fact that this comes right on … Read more
Metamoris Founder Ralek Gracie has released the following statement regarding Chael Sonnen, his recent failed drug tests, and his participation in the upcoming Metamoris 4 event being held August 9th in L.A. Sonnen’s involvement in the event is (was?) quite a boon for the grappling community, and it would definitely suck for the promotion to … Read more
Following a second failed drug test, this time for HGH and EPO, Chael Sonnen has been released from his broadcasting duties with FOX Sports. ProMMAnow.com received the following statement upon request: “The UFC and FOX Sports organizations announced today the termination of their respective broadcasting services agreements with analyst Chael Sonnen. This decision comes in … Read more
The MMA Tonight crew returned this week to talk all things mixed martial arts with ESPN reporter and veteran MMA journalist Josh Gross. Josh and the guys talked about Rampage Jackson’s UFC exodus and what the future holds for him, UFC President Dana White’s reaction to Randy Couture signing with Spike TV, the growth potential for Bellator moving forward and much more.