The MMA legend says "everything was cleared" following his appearance before the Nevada State Athletic Commission about an incident in which he fled from a random drug test.
Before Chael Sonnen had to pull out of UFC 175, his initial opponent Wanderlei Silva was pulled from the card for fleeing from a NSAC surprise drug test. UFC president Dana White told the media he expected Silva to be "in big trouble" with the commission.
Silva has since attended a hearing before the commission and he told B more
Several MMA managers expressed disappointment privately after nutritionist and coach Mike Dolce said on yesterday's episode of "The MMA Hour" that many MMA managers are doing a disservice to their clients. To recap:
"These managers are charging the athletes 20 percent," Dolce said, "just to answer a phone call from Joe Silva to get one opponent's name, to then call the athlete and say, you're fighting Johnny So-and-So. And then the manager then takes 20 percent out of that. And then the athlete more
Legendary MMA fighter Bas Rutten believes Wanderlei Silva's recent drug fiasco will certainly tarnish his legacy. Bas Rutten is disappointed in Wanderlei Silva's recent downturn outside of the cage and believes the Brazilian's actions will "tarnish" his otherwise remarkable legacy.
The former UFC heavyweight champion joined Australia's Submission Radio, where he discussed Silva's recent troubles with the Nevada State Athletic Commission that stem from "The Axe Murderer's" failure to comply with more
Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is now regretting writing a letter supporting Canadian drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer as he awaits sentencing on serious drug trafficking charges in U.S. federal court in New York. "Rush" tweeted a letter to his fans last night stating that the support he voiced to Cournoyer, which first ran in The Montreal Gazette, was "a mistake." First of all, the letter I signed was a mistake - my mistake. I will not go into details as to how and why more
The ex-UFC champ has released a letter to fans clarifying that his letter in support of convicted drug dealer Jimmy Cournoyer was "a mistake, my mistake."
Future UFC Hall of Famer Georges St-Pierre got a bit of blow back after a letter he wrote to U.S. criminal authorities in support of his friend and convicted drug king pin Jimmy Cournoyer.
GSP has now posted a jpg of a statement on Facebook calling that letter a mistake.
Here's the text of that statement followed by the imaged document as GSP more
Marquardt confirms what most of us already knew: Dieting sucks.
Who says you can't go home again?
Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran Nate Marquardt is back in the middleweight division and not coincidentally, back in the win column as well, following a "Great" performance over James Te Huna last Saturday (June 28, 2014) in New Zealand.
Watch him get the job done right here.
Marquardt (34-13-2) came into their Auckland affair on a three-fight skid, but later blamed the difficul more
Due to a family emergency back home in Boston, Fightweets took a hiatus last week, during what happened to be a very busy period for mixed martial arts news.
This week, I'm back, but MMA news-wise, it seems like everyone's basically talking about the World Cup instead.
So if you'll indulge me, I've got a few items leftover from last week that I'd like to blab about, as well as a question or two about upcoming events.
With that, then, on to your questions.
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Retired UFC competitor Chael Sonnen offered his thoughts on the Luis Suarez biting controversy that took place earlier in the week in Uruguay’s match against Italy. Arguably the most talked about sporting incident to take place this week was Uruguay's Luis Suarez biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini in their World Cup group stage match on Tuesday afternoon. Suarez, dubbed the ‘Hannibal Lecter of Soccer,' was suspended for nine Uruguay matches and four matches from his early season games with Liverpo more
Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre penned a letter of support for a Canadian drug kingpin who is being touted as "The King of Pot" by some members of the media. The Montreal Gazette published excerpts of the undated letter. In it, "Rush" highlighted his positive experiences with Jimmy Cournoyer, 34.
Cournoyer is awaiting his sentencing in U.S. federal court after pleading guilty to trafficking nearly 220,500 pounds of weed and close to 183 pounds of cocaine from Canada t more