UFC

Gilbert Melendez Suspended For One Year After Positive Drug Test

Former Strikeforce Lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez has failed a UFC 188 post-fight drug test and will be suspended for a full year. According to the UFC, Melendez tested positive for "exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites" during a post UFC 188 drug test. In accordance with their new drug testing policies, Melendez has been suspend...


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Report: Cormier vs Gustafsson Pushed Back Slightly

According to MMAJunkie.com (link below), Daniel Cormier's first expected title defense against Alexander Gustafsson will likely be pushed back due to a lingering knee injury for the champion. According to reports, Cormier vs Gustafsson had been "tentatively" pencilled in for UFC 191 in September. The UFC had held off of officially announcing th...

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McGregor, Mendes: "We're Not Fighting Jose Aldo in Brazil"

It is no secret that Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes do not like each other. One thing that they can certainly agree on, however, is the fact that the winner of their fight at UFC 189 on July 11th will not be travelling to Brazil to take on Featherweight champion Jose Aldo. When asked during a UFC media call if either man would be willing to...


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X-Rays Reveal That Jose Aldo Fractured Rib

Jose Aldo and his team have released a series of x-rays which reportedly prove that it was a rib fracture, not a bruise, that forced the Featherweight champion to pull himself from UFC 189 on Saturday, July 11th. Shortly after Aldo suffered his injury, the UFC circulated a press release that claimed that their doctors had verified that Aldo had...


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Fate of Conor McGregor vs Jose Aldo Likely To Be Determined on Tuesday

The fate of the mega-fight between Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo will likely be determined on Tuesday, as Featherweight champion Jose Aldo is planning on attempting a return to training. The status of the UFC 189 main event has been up in the air ever since Jose Aldo reportedly suffered a rib injury during a training session earlier this month. ...

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Lyoto Machida Takes Big Hit After KO Loss to Yoel Romero

For the second time in his last two fights, Lyoto Machida was finished by his opponent. Earlier this year, Machida was overwhelmed by Luke Rockhold, who demolished the former Light Heavyweight champion so badly that he ended up earning himself a shot at Chris Weidman's Middleweight title. Machida elected to get right back to work and accept...


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Bellator Signs Josh Koscheck

Josh Koscheck, who finished his lengthy UFC career on a five fight losing streak, announced earlier this week that he has inked a new deal with Bellator. Koscheck, who made a name for himself on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter, recently announced that he was not quite ready to retire. The UFC elected not to bring Koscheck back into the...

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Chad Mendes To Make Weight For Possible McGregor Fight

According to Conor McGregor's camp, the Featherweight title challenger won't know until the day of the UFC 189 weigh-ins who he will be fighting next. According to the UFC, Chad Mendes has been tapped as the replacement for Jose Aldo in case the champion is in too much pain to fight at UFC 189. Jose Aldo suffered a rib injury during training ea...


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Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor Fight is On - But There Are Contingency Plans in Place

Late last night, the UFC revealed that current Featherweight champion Jose Aldo had not suffered a broken rib and would still be competing against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11th. Having said that, the UFC DOES have a contingency plan in place, just in case Jose Aldo is in too much pain to take the fight. If Jose Aldo can't compete at UF...


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What Are The UFC's Options If Jose Aldo Is Forced To Pull Out of UFC 189?

The mixed martial arts world is currently waiting with bated breath, as Featherweight champion Jose Aldo is reportedly undergoing a series of tests to check the severity of an apparent rib injury that he suffered in training. There is a good chance that Jose Aldo, as a result of his injury, will be forced to pull himself from his planned match ...


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Is Jose Aldo Hurt?

According to multiple media reports, Featherweight champion Jose Aldo may have fractured his rib during a recent training session. According to Ana Hissa (@AnaHissa), "correspondente do SporTV e do Canal Combate em Las Vegas", Aldo injured himself on Tuesday morning during training. Here is what she said via her Twitter account: "Yesterday t...


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Dustin Poirier: Conor McGregor Will Beat Jose Aldo

Dustin Poirier was asked on Twitter earlier this week who he thought would win the upcoming Featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor. It is no secret that Poirier and McGregor detested each other prior to their fight at UFC 178. McGregor was doing his typical trash-talking of his opponent, while Poirier was taking exceptio...


UFC

Historic UFC 189 Event Just Three Weeks Away

The biggest card of the year, UFC 189: Aldo vs McGregor, is now less than three weeks away. UFC 189 is going to be a historic card for a couple of reasons. To start, the card features the biggest Featherweight fight in the history of the business, as Conor McGregor will be taking on Jose Aldo in the main event. It wasn't long ago that the F...


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Dana White: Either Miocic or Arlovski Will Be Getting Next Shot at Title

Earlier this week, UFC President Dana White revealed that the next Heavyweight title shot will be going to either Stipe Miocic or Andrei Arlovski. During a Q&A on Periscope, White admitted that Junior dos Santos likely would have gotten the title shot. The problem? Junior dos Santos underwent surgery for an injury in his right knee after his mo...


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Bellator Reveals Plans For Spectacular September 19th Card in San Jose

In a pre-Bellator 138 press conference that was held earlier today, Bellator CEO Scott Coker revealed plans for a massive September 19th card that will feature mixed martial arts and kickboxing fights, courtesy of GLORY kickboxing. According to Coker, the main event of the card will feature a Light Heavyweight title fight between Tito Ortiz and...