42 min ago
UFC 181, UFC 182 and The TUF 20 Finale Event All Official For Las Vegas
UFC 181, UFC 182 and The TUF 20 Finale Event All Official For Las Vegas Posted by Larry Csonka on 08.21.2014 Approved by the NSAC today... According to MMAjunkie.com , at today's Nevada State Athletic Commission meeting in Las Vegas, the commission gave the greenlight for the UFC to hold UFC 181, UFC 182 and The TUF 20 Finale in Las Vegas.
4 hrs ago
UFC Targeting Luke Rockhold-Lyoto Machida Middleweight Showdown
All signs are pointing to Luke Rockhold having to go through Lyoto Machida in his quest to secure a future UFC middleweight title shot.
7 hrs ago
What is Michael Bisping's Legacy?
As fans we always tend to care more about legacies of athletes than the athletes do themselves.
17 hrs ago
PEDs: An Issue That's Here to Stay
PEDs: An Issue That's Here to Stay Posted by Lorenzo Vasquez III on 08.21.2014 Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen and more have been caught using performance-enhancing drugs for recent fights, evidence of an escalating problem in the sport! 411's Lorenzo Vasquez III looks at why the PED problem is here to stay! Just like any other professional sport, and ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Chael Sonnen opens up on suspension: 'I tried to game the system'
We haven't heard much from Chael Sonnen since he was suspended for two years by the Nevada Athletic Commission last month after testing positive for a hodgepodge of banned substances.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
411 MMA Rankings 08.12.14: Middleweight Division
It certainly seems like both the UFC and Nevada State Athletic Commission choose to be selective in how they handle the problems of the sport but when there is money to be made, why should they care? Welcome to the 411 MMA Rankings, this week we revisit the middleweights and see where everyone holds up as we unfortunately inch closer to the end of ... (more)
Morning Report: Luke Rockhold doesn't hold much hope for 'old' Vitor...
For someone who's spent some time on the business end of a Vitor Belfort spinning head kick, UFC middleweight contender Luke Rockhold can't wait to get back in the Octagon with 'The Phenom.'
Vitor Belfort: Does He Have More Than a Puncher's Chance Against Chris Weidman?
At UFC 181 , the No. 3 middleweight in the world, Vitor Belfort , is scheduled to take on Chris Weidman for the 185-pound championship title.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Lyoto Machida: Chris Weidman is ready to fight Vitor Belfort standing
Some people might think Chris Weidman should avoid a striking match with Vitor Belfort if he wants to successfully defend his middleweight championship at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Lyoto Machida is not one of them.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The Daily Record
Colan Lamont: It's win or bust for Vitor Belfort as he shapes up ...
COLAN LAMONT speaks to the Brazilian about his forthcoming middleweight bout, a fight he has been looking forward to for a long time.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Nevada State Athletic Commission Fumbles Chael Sonnen's Metamoris Appearance
The Nevada State Athletic Commission is once again in the news for all the wrong reasons, and once again it is concerning now-retired UFC title contender Chael Sonnen .
NSAC files complaint against Wanderlei Silva for dodging drug test;...
The commission is taking a short break from its pursuit of Chael Sonnen to cross off the last outstanding item from the UFC 175 drug test fiasco .
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Jose Aldo: I Will Fight Those On TRT
Aldo, who will return to action later this year at UFC 179 against Chad Mendes following a training injury, recently talked about the use of testosterone replacement therapy - better known as TRT - in the sport he dominates.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
It's time for promotions and commissions to take a major stand on PEDs
With positive tests becoming far too frequent in the last few months, and the contradiction of Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen, a very public harder line on positive tests needs to be taken.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Tim Kennedy will drop to 170 to fight Robbie Lawler for UFC welterweight title
Assuming Joe Silva doesn't need him to replace the " broken down steroid addict " currently slotted to fight Chris Weidman in December.
Luke Rockhold Planning For Vitor Belfort's Demise
Luke Rockhold continues to prepare himself for a possible December title fight with Chris Weidman.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Luke Rockhold Nothing More Than A "Playboy," Says Vitor Belfort
Belfort, who will face Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title in December at UFC 181 as long as he successfully passes all drug tests given to him by the Nevada Athletic Commission, lashed out against the likes of Luke Rockhold and others during a recent interview with MMA Fighting .
Yoel Romero Is a Middleweight Title Dark Horse
Chris Weidman's busy defending his title. Anderson Silva's busy preparing for his comeback.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Jacare Souza's short-term goals: 'Annihilate' Gegard Mousasi, ask for #UFC title shot
And should the Brazilian secure his seventh straight win, fourth inside the Octagon, it would be pretty hard to deny him his wish.
UFC 181: Chris Weidman will be 'real disappointed' if he doesn't...
In addition, "All American" says he is okay with having to answer the bevy of questions that are sure to come with facing a man with a history of failed drug tests.