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USADA Releases Statement Confirming TJ Dillashaw Had ‘Adverse’ Drug Test Results

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has released a statement acknowledging adverse findings in a drug test administered to former UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw from January. Early Wednesday morning, Dillashaw revealed that he had been flagged for a potential doping violation and decided to voluntarily surrender his UFC bantamweight title. The testing surrounded...

Dana White Likes the Idea of Conor McGregor vs. ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone

If Conor McGregor is willing to make his return to action against Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, then Dana White is happy to consider that as a potential fight for 2019. That’s the word from the UFC president following the first ever event on ESPN on Saturday night where Cerrone returned to...

Joanne Calderwood Focused on Flyweight Title Shot, No Plans to Return to Strawweight

Joanne Calderwood always wanted to be UFC strawweight champion and that may have been the itch she shouldn’t couldn’t scratch when asked about returning to her old stomping grounds. The Scottish contender joined the UFC as a 115-pound competitor on ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ season that helped crown the first ever...

TJ Dillashaw More Concerned About Being No. 1 Pound-for-Pound Than Becoming Champ-Champ

T.J. Dillashaw is all about legacy these days. After vanquishing his former teammate Cody Garbrandt for the second time last August, Dillashaw started to move onto bigger and better goals — namely the pursuit of a second UFC championship. That’s why on Saturday night, Dillashaw will drop down to 125 pounds...

Joseph Benavidez Inks New 4 Fight Deal with UFC, ‘Business as Usual’ at Flyweight

If the UFC is getting rid of the flyweight division that comes as news to former title contender Joseph Benavidez, who just signed a new four fight deal with the promotion. Benavidez returns to action next weekend at the first ever UFC on ESPN+ card from Brooklyn where he faces...

Joseph Benavidez Ends Up with Rematch Against Dustin Ortiz at UFC on ESPN+ Debut

Joseph Benavidez will serve as the backup to the flyweight title fight between Henry Cejudo and T.J. Dillashaw in January but now he actually has a fight to keep him busy as well. On Saturday, UFC officials confirmed via Newsday that Benavidez would rematch Dustin Ortiz on Jan. 19 in...

‘Cowboy’ Cerrone vs. Alexander Hernandez Agreed for UFC on ESPN+ Debut in Brooklyn

The upcoming UFC on ESPN+ debut card just got even bigger with the addition of Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone returning to lightweight to take on rising star Alexander Hernandez on Jan. 19 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Sources close to the contest confirmed that bout agreements have been issued for the fight. MMAJunkie...

Rachael Ostovich Breaks Her Silence Following Assault

Rachael Ostovich is a fighter at heart. That's why the former 'Ultimate Fighter' competitor refused to bow out of her upcoming fight on Jan. 19 against Paige VanZant despite suffering through an assault that left her with a broken orbital bone and other injuries. Ostovich was hospitalized and later released after...

Conor McGregor Pictured With Irish Criminal Duo Before UFC 223

The fallout from the UFC 223 bus attack by Conor McGregor continues. With a clearer picture now being painted, surprising and shocking details are starting to show. According to various reports, Conor McGregor was sighted alongside two Irish criminal brothers, who between them have 66 convictions. Jonathan and Andrew Murray...