1. Lyoto Machida: Anderson Silva Is a 'Victim'

    There are two sides to every story, and Lyoto Machida isn't letting a failed drug test sway his opinion of Anderson Silva , his longtime friend and training partner...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 4 days ago 14,019 reads 51 comments

  2. On Performance Enhancing Drugs and Cheating in Mixed Martial Arts

    “I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.”—Sophocles An opposition to cheating and the use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) is as uncontroversial a position as one can take within a sporting context...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 8 days ago 3,585 reads 26 comments

  3. Anderson Silva: 'I Do Not Know What to Apologize For'

    It's been about two weeks since the greatest fighter in the history of combat sports tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. It's been about two days since the Nevada State Athletic Commission penalized him for his actions...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 9 days ago 32,719 reads 195 comments

  4. UFC Deserves Credit for Taking Steps to Clean Up Sport

    Damned if they don't, damned if they do. That's the feeling I had at the conclusion of Wednesday's Ultimate Fighting Championship news conference on performance-enhancing drugs...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 days ago 4,757 reads 44 comments

  5. UFC Announces Drastic New Drug-Testing Program, Goes into Effect July 1

    LAS VEGAS — The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Wednesday plans for sweeping changes to its overall drug-testing program that could change the face of mixed martial ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 10 days ago 30,733 reads 129 comments

  6. Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz Temporarily Suspended for Failed Drug Tests at UFC 183

    MMA stars Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both face a temporary suspension for failed drug tests at UFC 183. Bleacher Report Lead MMA Writer Jeremy Botter reported on the matter Tuesday: Brett Okamoto of ESPN...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 days ago 12,236 reads 39 comments

  7. Anderson Silva Fails UFC 183 Post-Fight Drug Test for 3 Substances

    UPDATE: Tuesday, February 17 at 6:54pm ET Anderson Silva was issued a temporary suspension during Tuesday's meeting. His case will be heard during a full disciplinary hearing at a future NAC meeting...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 11 days ago 100,063 reads 179 comments

  8. Dana White: Anderson Silva's Failed Test Screwed Me Up for a Few Days

    It's fair to say Anderson Silva 's failed test prior to UFC 183 messed with all of our heads a bit. UFC President Dana White is no exception to the rule...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 12 days ago 18,982 reads 78 comments

  9. 5 MMA Fighters and Their Biggest Regrets

    Nobody is perfect. Even a person who's capable of holding onto the most prestigious title in combat sports for seven years has the capacity of making choices he would live to regret ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 16 days ago 9,004 reads 37 comments

  10. UFC's February 18 Press Conference a Promising Start Toward Drug Changes

    Over the past seven days, I have gone in hard on the UFC and its drug testing issues. I've said I believe they have a problem with performance enhancing drugs...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 17 days ago 11,757 reads 68 comments

  11. Hot to Not: UFC's Early 2015 Schedule Soured by Drug Test Failures, Injuries

    Maybe we’re all feeling a little bit like Alexander Gustafsson right now. You remember how Gustafsson ’s 2015 started, right? The erstwhile light heavyweight No...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 17 days ago 16,137 reads 40 comments

  12. Anderson Silva: Eulogy for a Legendary Career

    Every story has an ending, and Anderson Silva ’s is no different. The screen has faded to black, and the credits have rolled. Somewhere out there, a grown man is balling his eyes out...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 17 days ago 15,060 reads 88 comments

  13. UFC, MMA Needs More Vocal Anti-PED Fighters Like Tim Kennedy

    If more fighters took the same kind of public stance on performance-enhancing drugs as UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy, the sport of mixed martial arts might be better off. Not everybody can be Kennedy, of course...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 18 days ago 8,312 reads 103 comments

  14. Chael Sonnen: Georges St-Pierre, Not Anderson Silva, the Greatest of All Time

    Chael Sonnen may not be mixing it up inside the Octagon these days, but that doesn't mean his opinion doesn't resonate throughout the MMA community whenever a hot issue arises...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 19 days ago 19,070 reads 172 comments

  15. GSP: Anderson Silva Fought with 'Biological Weapon' at UFC 183

    Georges St-Pierre has long been a whistleblower on performance-enhancing drugs in MMA . It wasn ’t until Anderson Silva , the greatest fighter in UFC history, ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 19 days ago 11,821 reads 87 comments

  16. Anderson Silva Pulled off 'TUF: Brazil 4,' Replaced by Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

    The news that Anderson Silva failed a pre -fight drug test due to the anabolic steroids D rostanolone and A ndrostane shook MMA to its core...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 19 days ago 5,906 reads 24 comments

  17. GSP's Manager Blasts Silva and Steroid Use, Says Someone Will Die in Octagon

    Firas Zahabi, Georges St-Pierre’s longtime coach and friend, has some serious concerns regarding the future of MMA following Anderson Silva ’s failed drug test...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 20 days ago 15,035 reads 139 comments

  18. NSAC's Bennett Says Anderson Silva's UFC 183 Win over Diaz Likely to Become NC

    Anderson Silva secured his first victory in over 26 months at UFC 183 , defeating Nick Diaz via unanimous decision. According to a recent report from Brazilian newspaper Folha de S...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 22 days ago 19,375 reads 87 comments

  19. UFC Must Take Drastic Stand on PEDs in Mixed Martial Arts

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship has a drug problem . If you weren't already aware of this, you are now. 2015 started off with a bang for the promotion, with two consecutive pay-per-view events headlined by appealing fights...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 23 days ago 15,368 reads 163 comments

  20. Michael Bisping on Anderson Silva: Drug Failure Taints Entire Legacy

    In a video released Thursday, veteran Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight Michael Bisping said the news of Anderson Silva 's test failure for performance-enhancing drugs has tarnished his entire legacy...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 23 days ago 8,177 reads 67 comments

  21. Anderson Silva Claims He Has Never Used PEDs Despite Positive Test

    The world of mixed martial arts was rocked when it was reported that Anderson Silva failed a pre -fight drug test for his match at UFC 183 against Nick Diaz ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 24 days ago 17,708 reads 37 comments

  22. The Question: Does the UFC Have a Drug Problem?

    The UFC's announcement of Anderson Silva 's failed test for performance-enhancing drugs once again brought the topic of PEDs in mixed martial arts to the forefront of discussion...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 24 days ago 17,451 reads 102 comments

  23. Anderson Silva Denies Drug Use

    UPDATE: Wednesday, February 4, at 5:24 p.m. ET Anderson Silva has officially released a statement to MMAFighting.com through his manager, Ed Soares: I’ve been competing in this sport for a very long time...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 24 days ago 45,507 reads 224 comments

  24. MMA Has No Heroes: Anderson Silva Joins a Long Line of UFC Drug Test Failures

    Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva capped an impressive month for the Ultimate Fighting Championship on January 31, headlining a card in front of more than 13,000 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 24 days ago 49,410 reads 260 comments

  25. Anderson Silva Legacy Forever Tarnished by Drug-Test Failure

    Anderson "The Spider" Silva's legacy is forever tarnished. On Tuesday evening, Yahoo Sports' Kevin Iole yanked the curtain on the nearly 40-year-old Silva's Oz act, revealing ...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 25 days ago 84,460 reads 343 comments