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Archives: The Seeds Are Planted For Poirier/McGregor 1

Dustin Poirier calls out Conor McGregor on Twitter.

Former UFC Fighter Diego Brandao Scores Impressive 39 Second Knockout (Video)

Diego Brandao's UFC career didn't come to the most illustrious end. The Brazilian fighter, best known for being a victim of Conor McGregor, had a number of misfires while with the promotion. He once threatened to stab Dustin Poirier at a weigh-in, then badly missed weight. He was caught...

USADA Hands Down Nine-Month Suspension To UFC Fighter Diego Brandao

On Thursday, USADA announced a nine-month suspension to UFC fighter Diego Brandao for his Anti-Doping Policy violation for Carboxy-THC, "a metabolite of marijuana and/or hashish." Brandao tested positive for the banned substance for his fight at UFC 195 back on January 2, 2016. Below is the official press release USADA issued...

Diego Brandao Cut From UFC After Being Arrested On Felony Battery Charges

Former Ultimate Fighter winner Diego Brandao has officially been cut by the UFC. UFC officials confirmed this week that Brandao has been released from the promotion following the fighter's felony battery arrest earlier this month. Brandao, 28, was arrested in Albuquerque, New Mexico on four felony counts back on April 15th....

UFC Statement On Diego Brandao’s Strip Club Incident

It was recently reported that former Ultimate Fighter winner Diego Brandao was arrested following an incident at a New Mexico strip club. Brandao was charged with aggravated battery and three counts of aggravated assault in relation to a Thursday incident. He is accused of pointing a gun at a person...

NAC Hands Down Temporary Suspension To Diego Brandao For Failed UFC 195 Drug Test

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) handed down a temporary suspension to UFC featherweight fighter Diego Brandao as a result of the TUF 14 veteran failing his drug test for his UFC 195 fight on January 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Brandao tested positive for marijuana metabolites in his pre-fight drug...

Free Fight: Relive McGregor vs. Brandao Before UFC 196

Conor McGregor  headlined a UFC fight card for the first time ever when he fought Diego Brandao back in 2014 in just his 3rd fight inside the Octagon. What was better for McGregor was that he got to fight in his hometown of Dublin, Ireland. Diego Brandao, at the time,...

Diego Brandao Tests Positive For Marijuana, UFC Statement

UFC featherweight Diego Brandao tested positive for marijuana during an in-competition test prior to his loss to Brian Ortega at UFC 195 back on January 2nd. Here's the official statement from the UFC: "The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) informed Diego Brandao of a potential Anti-Doping Policy...

UFC 183 Fighter Salaries: Silva, Diaz Earn Six-Figure Paydays

Complete list of fighter salaries for the UFC 183 event.

UFC 183 Fight Canceled At The Last Minute Due To Medical Emergency

UFC 183 prelim bout canceled at the last second.

Video: Preview Of Episode Two Of Conor McGregor’s “The Notorious” Documentary

Check out a preview of episode two of "The Notorious," which premieres on Monday, Feb. 2nd.

Diego Brandao vs. Jimy Hettes Set For UFC 183 On January 31st

Brandao-Hettes to battle in Las Vegas in January.

VIDEO: “All Access” Behind-The-Scenes Look At UFC Fight Night Dublin

Check out a cool behind-the-scenes look at UFC's recent trip to Dublin, Ireland.

Conor McGregor Cracks Into UFC Featherweight Top Ten

With impressive victory over Brandaoi, McGregor lands at number ten in the rankings.

Dennis Bermudez Speaks On His Fight With Clay Guida At UFC On FOX 12

Check out a new interview with UFC contender Dennis Bermudez.