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Brock Lesnar also flunks in-competition drug test

Jul 20, 2016 - 3:13 PM

The UFC has waived the 4 month notice normally required by USADA of an athlete coming out of retirement but Lesnar has been screened on a regular basis once his comeback was announced

UH-OH. Brock Lesnar fails a second doping test in a sample taken on the night of his victory over Mark Hunt at UFC 200. File photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

Brock Lesnar faces possible anti-doping violation after UFC 200

Jul 16, 2016 - 12:17 PM

Brock Lesnar joins Jon Jones as the second fighter involved with the UFC 200 card to test positive for a prohibited substance

USADA TEST. Brock Lesnar may have violated the anti-doping policy for his UFC return against Mark Hunt. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Daniel Cormier looks past the negatives after emotional UFC 200 ride

Jul 11, 2016 - 7:26 PM

Cormier gets the job done against the legendary Anderson Silva but the fans didn t appreciate his approach

NEW BEGINNING. Courtesy of his bread-and-butter, Daniel Cormier outclasses Anderson Silva to claim a unanimous decision victory on his way to new beginnings after an emotional UFC 200 journey. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Cain Velasquez seeks title shot after UFC 200 win

Jul 11, 2016 - 2:11 PM

Velasquez believes his win over Travis Browne should earn him a title shot against the winner of the heavyweight championship clash between Stipe Miocic and Alistair Overeem at UFC 203

TITLE SHOT. Cain Velasquez celebrates his victory over Travis Browne during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena. He is now eyeing a title shot. Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

Lesnar on MMA future: 'Brock Lesnar does what Brock Lesnar wants to do'

Jul 10, 2016 - 8:41 PM

Brock Lesnar is keeping an open mind about fighting in the UFC again after his dominant win over Mark Hunt

BEAST MODE. Brock Lesnar isn't sure of what he'll do next, but is certain it'll be whatever he wants to do. Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

Jose Aldo confident of revenge in Conor McGregor rematch

Jul 10, 2016 - 8:18 PM

Jose Aldo will get a second shot at Conor McGregor after winning the interim featherweight title at UFC 200

HUNGRY FOR REVENGE. Jose Aldo wants to avenge his 13-second knockout loss to Conor McGregor. Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

Brock Lesnar earns record-breaking payday for UFC 200 fight

Jul 10, 2016 - 6:57 PM

Brock Lesnar s purse for his win over Mark Hunt shatters the previous record set by Conor McGregor

BEAST PAYDAY. Brock Lesnar has two and a half million reasons to feel happy after his win over Mark Hunt. Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

Amanda Nunes submits bloody Miesha Tate to bag UFC gold

Jul 10, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Nunes makes Tate s title reign a short one as she forces her opponent to tap from a rear naked choke

AND NEW. Amanda Nunes submits Miesha Tate to become new women's bantamweight champion. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Brock Lesnar pounds Mark Hunt to decision win at UFC 200

Jul 10, 2016 - 12:51 PM

Brock Lesnar leans on his wrestling background to defeat the number 8 ranked heavyweight in his first UFC fight since 2011

BEAST INCARNATE. Brock Lesnar made a successful return to the UFC after 5 years away. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Daniel Cormier outwrestles Anderson Silva at UFC 200

Jul 10, 2016 - 12:36 PM

Cormier outclasses Silva to claim a unanimous vote from cageside judges with 3 scores of 30 26

VICTORY. Daniel Cormier (L) outlasts Anderson Silva, who is perhaps the greatest mixed martial arts fighter of this generation. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Jose Aldo outworks Frankie Edgar to win interim UFC title

Jul 10, 2016 - 12:17 PM

Aldo bounces back from his 13 second defeat to McGregor with a convincing unanimous decision at UFC 200

UNANIMOUS DECISION. Jose Aldo (L) punches Frankie Edgar during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

‘Underdog’ Brock Lesnar promises victory at UFC 200

Jul 09, 2016 - 9:02 PM

Brock Lesnar is a betting underdog against Mark Hunt but isn t lacking for confidence ahead of his first MMA fight since 2011

BEAST INCARNATE. Brock Lesnar is an underdog against Mark Hunt after 5 years away from the Octagon. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Anderson Silva accepted UFC 200 bout vs Cormier without training

Jul 09, 2016 - 2:59 PM

Plans have changed for Anderson Silva

NO TRAINING NO WORRIES. Anderson Silva saved Daniel Cormier's spot on UFC 200 by stepping in to replace Jon Jones. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Miesha Tate barely makes weight; Lesnar, Hunt cleared for UFC 200

Jul 09, 2016 - 3:23 AM

Miesha Tate removes all her clothing to make weight for her main event fight against Amanda Nunes

RETURN OF THE BEAST. Brock Lesnar will make his return to UFC against Mark Hunt. Photo by Ethan Miller/AFP

Brock Lesnar open to fight again after UFC 200

Jul 08, 2016 - 10:00 PM

MMA fans may see more of Lesnar after his upcoming event

THE BEAST IS BACK. Former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will be back in the Octagon. Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images/AFP

Anderson Silva steps in to face Daniel Cormier at UFC 200

Jul 08, 2016 - 2:13 PM

Former middleweight champ Anderson Silva will step in on short notice to face Daniel Cormier after Jon Jones was forced to withdraw

BACK IN BUSINESS. Anderson Silva didn't get the decision but he showed he was still a force to be reckoned with. File photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Jon Jones apologizes to Daniel Cormier after UFC 200 fallout

Jul 08, 2016 - 1:51 PM

Jon Jones breaks his silence following the cancellation of his UFC 200 main event fight due to a failed out of competition drug test

FIGHT IS OFF. UFC fighter Jon Jones shed tears as he addressed the cancellation of his fight against light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier due to a failed out-of-competition drug test. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Jon Jones out of UFC 200 main event after possible anti-doping violation

Jul 07, 2016 - 1:49 PM

UFC is now scrambling for a replacement opponent for Daniel Cormier after Jon Jones was notified of an out of competition test coming up positive

WELL, THEN. Jon Jones is out of UFC 200. Photo from Wikipedia

NSAC appoints referees, judges for UFC 200 title fights

Jun 22, 2016 - 12:35 PM

Veteran referee Big John McCarthy will be the third man inside the Octagon for the light heavyweight title rematch between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones

WE MEET AGAIN. Jones (L) and Cormier (R) are set to face at UFC 200. File photo by Steve Marcus/AFP

Brock Lesnar receives Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu blue belt

Jun 17, 2016 - 9:15 PM

Brock Lesnar appears to be putting extra work on his ground game ahead of his UFC return against Mark Hunt

THE BEAST IS BACK. Former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will be back in the Octagon. Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images/AFP

Brock Lesnar to represent Canada in UFC return

Jun 13, 2016 - 6:40 PM

Lesnar s Reebok fight kit is decked out in Canada s colors with the country s signature maple leaf

THE BEAST IS BACK. Former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will be back in the Octagon. Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images/AFP

Brock Lesnar on UFC return: 'I'm 100% ready'

Jun 13, 2016 - 2:05 PM

The 38 year old Lesnar downplays his age and inactivity from legitimate athletic competition

THE BEAST IS BACK. Former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will be back in the Octagon. Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images/AFP

Mark Hunt to ‘pretender’ Brock Lesnar: ‘This is real fighting’

Jun 10, 2016 - 2:18 PM

I’ll knock his face off I ll knock his mouth off and then his lips fly off ” Hunt tells the former UFC heavyweight champ Lesnar

Odds favor Mark Hunt to win over Brock Lesnar at UFC 200

Jun 09, 2016 - 4:00 PM

The betting public thinks Lesnar bit off more than he can chew in his UFC return

STEEP CHALLENGE. Brock Lesnar isn't favored to defeat Mark Hunt at UFC 200. File photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images/AFP

Brock Lesnar comes out of retirement to fight at UFC 200

Jun 05, 2016 - 3:21 PM

Brock Lesnar will face an opponent to be determined at UFC 200 but remains under contract with WWE for a match at SummerSlam

THE BEAST IS BACK. Former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will be back in the Octagon. Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images/AFP

Brandon Vera ranked No. 189 in UFC’s 200 greatest fighters list

Jun 04, 2016 - 3:13 PM

Brandon Vera joins fellow Filipino American stalwart Mark Muñoz as part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s 200 greatest fighters of all time

Fil-Am fighter Mark Muñoz included in UFC’s 200 greatest fighters

Jun 03, 2016 - 4:00 PM

As a lead up to the UFC 200 pay per view event the promotion has complied a list of fighters who carved a significant niche in the league

McGregor describes UFC 200 pullout as ‘publicized civil war’

May 23, 2016 - 5:54 PM

Conor McGregor admits feeling regret over pulling out from his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200

REGRET. Conor McGregor bares a tinge of regret over his choice to withdraw from the Nate Diaz rematch bout, saying it was a 'publicized civil war.' File photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images/AFP

Jose Aldo invites Conor McGregor to street fight rematch

May 16, 2016 - 4:20 PM

Aldo wants to avenge his 13 second knockout loss to McGregor so bad he d gladly meet him in the streets to settle the matter

STREET FIGHTER. Conor McGregor (L) knocked out Jose Aldo in 13 seconds, and Aldo is desperate for revenge. Photos from their respective Facebooks

Jones-Cormier rematch headlines UFC 200

Apr 28, 2016 - 3:07 PM

Both men were originally penciled to face each other at UFC 197 on April 23 but Cormier pulled out of the bout due to a foot injury

Dana White denies Conor McGregor's reinstatement on UFC 200 card

Apr 26, 2016 - 2:30 PM

It s not true We haven t talked to Conor or his manager since the press conference I don t know why he would tweet that

NO REINSTATEMENT. UFC boss Dana White says Conor McGregor is not back on the UFC 200 card. File photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images/AFP

Conor McGregor says he's back on UFC 200 card

Apr 25, 2016 - 5:50 PM

Conor McGregor who retired and unretired last week says he is back on the UFC 200 card on July 9

BACK AND FORTH. Conor McGregor says he's back on UFC 200, but the UFC hasn't confirmed or commented on the matter yet. File photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images/AFP

Conor McGregor: ‘I am not retired’

Apr 21, 2016 - 11:59 PM

UFC fighter Conor McGregor backtracks on his earlier retirement announcement saying he just wants to handle less of the promotional duties

BACK IN ACTION. Conor McGregor says he isn't retiring just days after saying he was. File photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images/AFP

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Miesha Tate battles Amanda Nunes at UFC 200

Apr 08, 2016 - 12:05 AM

Tate 18 5 captured the UFC women’s bantamweight championship this past March by submitting Holly Holm with a fifth round rear naked choke

Diaz-McGregor rematch set for UFC 200 in July

Mar 31, 2016 - 7:33 PM

UFC president Dana White tells ESPN s Sports Center that Conor McGregor is obsessed with defeating Nate Diaz at 170 pounds

Aldo calls out McGregor for rematch at UFC 200

Mar 06, 2016 - 3:16 PM

Conor McGregor has no shortage of opponents despite his second round loss to Nate Diaz

CASHING IN. Conor McGregor has no shortage of opponents wanting to face him next. Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP