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Jon Jones stripped of title, Daniel Cormier reinstated as champion MMA News 

Jon Jones stripped of title, Daniel Cormier reinstated as champion

Jon Jones stripped of UFC belt for second time Earlier today the California State Athletic Commission ruled the UFC 214 title contest between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones, a no-contest.  Jones ultimately won the fight and the light heavyweight title via knockout. Weeks later tests showed that Jones had taken an illegal substance.  Yesterday, a second sample also showed a... Read More
Jon Jones win over Daniel Cormier overturned by CSAC, no word yet on title from UFC MMA News 

Jon Jones win over Daniel Cormier overturned by CSAC, no word yet on title from UFC

The California State Athletic Commission met today and has overturned Jon Jones’ UFC 214 knockout win over Daniel Cormier. The CSAC indefinitely suspended Jones and fined him after the “A” sample of his July 28 drug test came back positive on Aug. 22. Jones won the title from Cormier on July 29, one day after the test had been taken.... Read More
CSAC says Tito Ortiz will not be punished for choking Chael Sonnen after tap MMA News 

CSAC says Tito Ortiz will not be punished for choking Chael Sonnen after tap

CSAC says Tito Ortiz will not be punished for choking Chael Sonnen after tap This past Saturday night in the main event at Bellator 170, Tito Ortiz submitted Chael Sonnen via rear-naked choke in the first round.  After the tap referee Big John McCarthy signaled that the fight was over, however Ortiz did not let go of the hold. McCarthy... Read More
Bellator’s Mike Richman Tests Positive For PED’s; Faces Two Year Suspension MMA News 

Bellator’s Mike Richman Tests Positive For PED’s; Faces Two Year Suspension

Bellator’s Mike Richman Tests Positive For PED’s; Faces Two Year Suspension Mike Richman missed weight by a significant amount in his fight against Eduardo Dantas in the co-main event of Bellator 137. The event took place on May 15 in Temecula, California, and Bellator officials confirmed that Richman (18-6) tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug. With the new (and much... Read More
CSAC won’t punish Palhares but believes he held submission too long MMA News 

CSAC won’t punish Palhares but believes he held submission too long

Rousimar Palhares successfully defended his World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight title against Jon Fitch this past weekend, submitting him via kneebar at 1:30 in the first round. Palhares has been the center of controversy ever since he began using the hold professionally.  The Brazilian fighter has scored nine heel hook submission victories, one knees, and one ankle lock in... Read More