UFC axes 14 fighters

At least 14 fighters have been recently released by the UFC according to a new report from MMAFighting.com. Seven-fight UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo and 8-fight Octagon veteran Brian Ebersole were among those that got the axe. Here’s the full list: Ryan Jimmo (19-5, 3-4 UFC) Robbie Peralta (18-6/1 NC, 4-4 UFC) Hatsu Hioki (27-9-2, 3-5 … Read more

UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs. Maldonado coverage details

The Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) returns to Brazil for UFC® FIGHT NIGHT: MIOCIC vs. MALDONADO live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes on Saturday, May 31 (10:00 PM ET), headlined by a hard-hitting five-round heavyweight matchup between No. 7-ranked Stipe Miocic (11-1) and Fabio Maldonado (21-6). In addition, the main card features the exciting conclusion of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil: Wanderlei vs. Sonnen. In the evening’s main … Read more

UFC on FUEL TV 9: Robbie Peralta suspended six months for marijuana use

The test results for UFC on FUEL TV 9 fighters have come back, and one of the fighters will be facing a six month suspension due to marijuana use.

UFC featherweight Robbie Peralta was found to have marijuana metabolites in his system following the UFC on FUEL TV 9 event which took place April 6 at Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.