Lawsuits, fines, suspensions, and community service likely after UFC 202 press conference Diaz/Mcgregor water bottle throwing melee, according to White
Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:48 pm by Triggerman99
The UFC 202 pre-fight press conference wasn’t anyone’s idea of a success.
Nate Diaz showed up about 10 minutes late. Conor McGregor showed up 30 minutes late. Then it devolved into a bottle and can throwing melee involving both main eventers and several people from Diaz’s camp, including his brother, Nick.
Although it is unlikely to affect Saturday’s fight, both fighters can expect to be punished. There is also a lawsuit already in the works, …
Shane Carwin has let the UFC know he is interested in a return
Thu Jul 28, 2016 6:45 pm by Triggerman99
Former interim UFC heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has contacted the UFC about a possible return to the Octagon.
Carwin tweeted late Tuesday night that he had his management contact UFC matchmaker Joe Silva, indicating that he was ready to fight again. He also posted in The Underground MMA forum, saying, “I had management let the UFC know I am considering a return and looking into what goes into that. Who would you like to see me face?”
Cris Cyborg's UFC debut is official; will fight Leslie Smith at UFC 198
Mon Mar 28, 2016 10:17 pm by Triggerman99
First New York became the final state to sanction MMA, and now Cris “Cyborg” Justino has been inked for her first UFC fight.
Cyborg gets her wish and will fight in her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil, when UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic lands at Arena da Baixada. She will square off with Leslie Smith in a 140-pound catchweight bout.
It’s not the fight that Cyborg or her fans had been hoping for. The Invicta FC featherweight champ’s focus has long been …
USADA informs the UFC that Brock Lesnar also failed a 2nd drug test
Wed Jul 20, 2016 12:05 am by Triggerman99
The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has notified the UFC of a second failed drug test submitted by former heavyweight champion and WWE star Brock Lesnar.
UFC officials were informed Tuesday that Lesnar, 39, failed a fight night drug test at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Results showed the presence of the same unidentified banned substance Lesnar tested positive for on June 28.
The substance that Lesnar tested positive for hasn't been …