Two RFA champs. Two teammates. Two recent 1st round wins in the UFC. Two failed drug tests.
Not long after it was revealed that UFC middleweight Kevin Casey had tested positive for the anabolic steroid drostanolone following his UFC 175 win over Bubba Bush, news has come in that featherweight Brian Ortega has popped for the exact same substance. As first reported by Sherdog, Ortega failed his UFC on Fox 12 drug test and has since been fined $2,500 and suspended for 9 months. Additionally, his 99 read news >>
UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone believes his teammate Alistair Overeem is being unjustly attacked for his sparring style in the gym. Following the recent string of controversies that shed an unfavourable light on Alistair Overeem, at least one of his teammates is prepared to defend the Dutch heavyweight for his sparring style in the gym.
Donald Cerrone took to twitter on Thursday afternoon to defend Overeem after the kickboxer came under fire for playing a part in Jon Jones' knee injury that forc read news >>
Ronda Rousey has come to her teammate’s defense – while also offering a subtle jab at the critics – following Marina Shafir’s knockout loss on Sunday.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Despite the hype that came with Marina Shafir, the 'Four Horsewomen' member suffered a devastating upset loss on Sunday night.
Ronda Rousey's teammate and close friend in Marina Shafir was building a steady stream of hype early on in her career. Much like her popular training partner, this decorated Judoka won all 5 of her amateur bouts by first round submission, and her streak continued during her pro debut last April.
She won 5 out of her 6 total bouts by Armbar, and has been quoted to be look read news >>
TUF 19 middleweight winner Eddie Gordon discusses his future, his teammate Chris Weidman's upcoming title defence against Vitor Belfort, and a possible super fight between Weidman and Jon Jones. The 19th season of The Ultimate Fighter was derided by UFC President Dana White, but fans spared the finalists much ill-feeling when explosive first-round finishes were delivered in the finale.
The winner of the 185lb portion of the show was Serra-Longo prospect Eddie 'Truck' Gordon, who pummeled Diego L read news >>
Within the context of combat sports, the concept of teams is virtually unique to MMA. Sure, there are plenty of professional kickboxers who come from the same gym, but the dynamic is vastly different.
In some ways, MMA is looked at almost as a team sport. Indeed, we often talk about success and failure in terms of teams.
When the Blackzilians endured a rough patch, they were criticised as a collective. When Duane “Bang” Ludwig guided Team Alpha Male to a period of unparalleled success, we talked read news >>
The question is, on the heels of all the recent failed drug tests, will more UFC stars follow suit? What do Mark Bocek and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre have in common?
Aside from both being Canadian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters training out of TriStar gym, they both walked away from the fight game thanks to the never-ending issue of performance enhance drugs (PED).
Despite winning his last contest against Mike De La Torre at The Ultimat read news >>
UFC lightweight Mark Bocek has decided to hang up the gloves, and like his teammate in Georges St. Pierre, he says it has in part to do with not wanting to compete against opponents on performance enhancing drugs anymore.
Mark Bocek has decided to hang up the gloves, and unlike most fighters he's retiring coming off a win. The 32-year-old has compiled a 12-5 record overall, winning 8 fights in the UFC, including 3 out of his last 4 bouts. While it certainly seems that he still has a lot in the t read news >>
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DUBLIN – Mike King isn’t feeling the pressure for his official UFC debut, and isn’t feeling any going into the lion’s den, either. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
The weekend for Serra-Longo wins continues as Eddie Gordon, teammate of UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, absolutely smashed fellow TUF 19 finalist Dhiego Lima at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale in Las Vegas on Sunday night. More Coverage: TUF 19 Finale Results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App The two opened up right away with Gordon pressuring Lima right away, throwing strong overhand rights and trying to keep Lima on his heels. One of those major punches connected and immediate read news >>
Manny Gamburyan talks about why he wants to switch weight classes and his teammate Ronda Rousey's upcoming title defense at UFC 175. read news >>