Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones came under fire after zipping in and out of a drug rehabilitation facility in less than 24 hours, not long after it was revealed that "Bones" tested positive for cocaine in his UFC 182 pre-fight drug test. Blame his mom for spilling the beans. But Jones insists his trip to the nearest treatment center wasn't a publicity stunt, nor was it an admission of addiction. Instead, it was to satisfy his "business partners" by under read news >>
Jon Jones’ stint in a New Mexico drug treatment facility lasted only one day, according to a report from WBNG 12 in New York. read news >>
Jon Jones didn't undergo extensive rehabilitation after testing positive for cocaine in December, according to his mother, Camille Jones. The reigning UFC light heavyweight champ has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. After Jones defeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, it was revealed that Jones had tested positive for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite for cocaine, in a random drug test before the fight. Due to the positive test being out of competition, the Nevada State Athl read news >>
Disgruntled UFC middleweight Wanderlei Silva is going to be a featured face for Bellator this weekend. Wanderlei Silva is not happy with the UFC, and now he's going to be joining Bellator ... sort of. Along with fellow MMA legends and former UFC fighters Randy Couture, Frank Shamrock, and Royce Gracie, Wanderlei will help promote this weekend's Bellator 131 in San Diego by attending the pre-event part at Dave & Buster's this Friday. Silva will also attend the card on the following day, per the p read news >>
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Ronda Rousey has been known to attend pro wrestling events as a fan, but on Friday night in Reseda, Calif., she actually became part of the show. read news >>
Although Conor McGregor currently sits outside of the top five ranked featherweights in the UFCC, the Irishman has no desire to methodically climb the ladder to a title shot. read news >>
Joe Lauzon has already mapped out how, ideally, the rest of his day will play out.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Wanderlei Silva’s future is on the line at today’s Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting in Las Vegas, but the UFC fighter won’t attend the meeting. Silva spoke to MMAFighting.com and said he’s confident he will be licensed again in the state after running from a random drug test prior to a scheduled light heavyweight bout with Chael Sonnen earlier this year, and explained why he won’t be in Nevada for such an important meeting. "I had already scheduled this tour in Canada," Silva said. "They read news >>
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New York-area fans are invited to attend Wednesday’s Bellator MMA Media Day, where Pat Curran, Will Brooks, Michael Chandler, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal and Tito Ortiz will serve as guests of honor.Filed under: (...) read news >>
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The 2014 edition of International Fight Week is going to be crazy! Where else can you meet all your favorite fighters, experience Las Vegas like never before, and be in town for the the two biggest events in one weekend in UFC history? read news >>
Roy Jones Jr. will attend Saturday's UFC 162 and is in talks with UFC president Dana White about a potential fight with UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. read news >>
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Fight fans looking to attend the UFC's planned 20th-anniversary spectacular might not want to book their flights to New York just yet. read news >>
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Dana White never has been one to mince words.
In recent months, when it comes to Strikefoce, the Zuffa president has forced himself to be mum on the topic of the UFC's sibling promotion. "I don't have anything to do with them" was a common response when reporters wanted to get his take on Strikeforce.
White recently, though, admitted he's disappointed with how things have turned out for the promotion.
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A bevy of UFC and Strikeforce fighters will lend support to a charity that gives bikes to underprivileged children.
"TurningWheels for Kids" is holding a golf tournament on Oct. 28 in San
Jose, Calif., where proceeds will go to the organization. The event
takes place at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club and begins at 11 a.m. PT.
"It's an amazing non-profit that we've supported for years, and it's
great to see the mixed martial arts community come out for a worthy
cause," Strikeforce CEO Scott C read news >>