Wife Drops Restraining Order Case Against Ex-UFC Interim Champ Tony Ferguson

The restraining order case against Tony Ferguson has expired without going to a formal hearing. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC’s Jeff Novitzky: USADA ‘still evaluating’ Paulo Costa case

Paulo Costa seems to still be trying to work his way back to the Octagon. The UFC middleweight contender was recently fined by the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) for an undisclosed violation, which Costa has said was triggered by his use of a stomach medication before a 2017 fight. In an interview with […]

New Video of Conor McGregor Phone Incident Surfaces; Irish Star Pleads Not Guilty in Case

There’s a different angle now available in the Conor McGregor cell phone case. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Lyoto Machida: USADA lost ‘a bit of credibility’ after Jon Jones’ ‘picogram’ case

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has faced some criticism since partnering with the UFC in July 2015, but nothing like when MMA star Jon Jones was cleared to fight despite adverse findings in his drug tests. It all started when Jones failed a drug test after his UFC 214 knockout victory over Daniel Cormier […]

Conor McGregor being sued by alleged victim in Miami phone-smash case

Conor McGregor might be due in another Miami courtroom soon. The man accusing McGregor of damaging his cell phone and stealing it earlier this week has now filed a civil lawsuit against the UFC star, MMA Fighting confirmed Thursday with the office of McGregor’s attorney Samuel Rabin. The news was first reported by the Associated […]

Rachael Ostovich’s husband Arnold Berdon pleads no contest in domestic violence case 

Rachael Ostovich’s husband has pleaded no contest in a case in which he was accused of domestic violence. Arnold Berdon, also an MMA fighter, took the plea for second-degree assault, a felony, on Thursday in Hawaii Circuit Court, per online court records. The no-contest plea means Berdon will not contest the case, but he does […]

Coach says Jon Jones’s illegal knee was a case of bad timing

Jon Jones was determined to get a finish on Saturday, and it almost cost him dearly. The UFC light heavyweight champion’s first defense of his second reign was light on drama and Jones would go on to defeat Anthony Smith via a one-sided unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 235 in Las Vegas. […]

UFC’s Muslim Salikhov cleared by USADA in doping case similar to one involving Jon Jones

UFC fighter Muslim Salikhov has been cleared by USADA in a doping case very similar to the one Jon Jones is currently going through. Salikhov will receive no sanction from USADA, the UFC’s anti-doping partner, despite multiple drug-test results coming back positive for the long-term metabolite of the banned steroid oral Turinabol, UFC executive Jeff […]

Ex-Invicta champ Jennifer Maia accepts six-month USADA suspension in tainted supplement case

Jennifer Maia is the latest fighter to fall victim to a tainted supplement. The UFC flyweight and former Invicta FC champion has accepted a six-month suspension from USADA after testing positive for a variety of banned substances in an out-of-competition test conducted on Aug. 16, 2018, the UFC’s anti-doping partner announced Tuesday. Maia tested positive […]

Contender Series Alum Grant Dawson Has Anti-Doping Violation Case Dismissed

Grant Dawson, who earned a UFC contract on Season 1 of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, had his anti-doping case dismissed by USADA. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Grant Dawson sees USADA case dismissed

Grant Dawson is free to resume his MMA career. The 24-year-old featherweight saw his USADA case officially dismissed by the organization according to a UFC statement released Tuesday. Dawson was flagged by the agency in November of last year and has been ineligible to compete during course of the investigation. Per the statement, Dawson’s case […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov granted continuance in Nevada commission case

The UFC’s lightweight title picture will be cloudy until at least early next year. Khabib Nurmagomedov had his Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) case continued upon request and will not receive his sanctions related to the UFC 229 post-fight brawl until January at the earliest, commission executive director Bob Bennett told MMA Fighting on Sunday night. […]

Conor McGregor Granted Continuance in NAC Case Regarding UFC 229 Post-Fight Brawl

Conor McGregor will not appear before the Nevada Athletic Commission on Dec. 10 as originally anticipated. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Conor McGregor granted continuance in Nevada Athletic Commission case

Conor McGregor will not be in Las Vegas next week as expected. The UFC star’s legal team asked for and was granted a continuance in his Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) case in relation to the UFC 229 post-fight brawl, sources told MMA Fighting on Tuesday. Therefore, McGregor will not be at the NAC meeting for […]

Man convicted of manslaughter in Ryan Jimmo case sentenced to eight years in prison

A sentence has been handed down in the hit-and-run slaying of MMA fighter Ryan Jimmo. Anthony Getschel, 26, will serve eight years in prison for striking Jimmo with his truck back in June 2016, an incident that resulted in the fighter’s death shortly after. The verdict was announced Monday, per the Edmonton Journal. Following a […]

VanZant vs. Ostovich still scheduled for ESPN+ debut despite ongoing assault case

Rachael Ostovich’s next fight will proceed as scheduled. The 27-year-old flyweight was recently the victim of an alleged assault at the hands of her husband Arnold Berdon, who is also an MMA fighter. After initially being charged with attempted murder, Berdon saw his charges reclassified and he pleaded not guilty to second-degree assault. Following the […]

Jon Jones Touts Science of USADA Testing in Recent Anti-Doping Case: ‘They Don’t Make Mistakes’

As Jon Jones’ Octagon return against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232 draws near, the former light heavyweight champion will make more and more appearances on national media shows to address his history with USADA and two failed drug tests within the Las Vegas-based promotion. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Plaintiffs in antitrust case against UFC invite current and former fighters to information session

Any current or former UFC fighters wondering about how the ongoing class-action antitrust lawsuit is going and how it might affect them will now be able to get some answers — directly. The plaintiffs and the attorneys of the plaintiffs are inviting current and former UFC fighters to an information session. The meeting will be […]

Same stakes, different roads for lightweights Natan Schulte, Johnny Case heading into PFL 9

Johnny Case and Natan Schulte are in the same position going into Saturday’s PFL 9 playoffs. Whoever beats the other will move on to the semifinals later that night. The roads taken by them to get here, however, were quite different. A 26-year-old American Top Team product, Brazil’s Schulte – nicknamed “Russian” because of his […]

Ryan Bader wants Fedor Emelianenko in Bellator tourney final, makes case for spot on pound-for-pound list

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — After his win over Matt Mitrione in the main event of Bellator 207 at Mohegan Sun, Ryan Bader discusses his advancement to the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix final, who he wants in the finals between Chael Sonnen and Fedor Emelianenko, his desire to fight Daniel Cormier and much more. View full […]

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