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UFC Middleweight Cung Le Suspended After Testing Positive for HGH

Bleacherreport.com  -  Cung Le was uncertain about his future in MMA. The UFC might have just made the decision for him.In a statement released late Wednesday, UFC officials announced that the 42-year-old former Strikeforce champion tested positive for excessive human growth hormone (HGH) following his August 23 TKO defeat to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48, and as a result, he will be suspended nine months by th 23 days

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UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Demetrious Johnson

Bleacherreport.com  -  Can Demetrious Johnson actually get any better? His bout with Chris Cariaso at UFC 178 was certainly a mismatch, but his victory was arguably even more emphatic than most expected.No longer content to simply outpoint his foes, Johnson is now either flattening his challengers or making them cry “uncle.”His casual dominance has given UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby a bit of a headache. Is th 23 days

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UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Chris Cariaso

Bleacherreport.com  -  Chris Cariaso may have been outclassed by flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 178, but the 33-year-old still has plenty to offer the division.It’s unlikely he will ever make it back into the title picture, given how soundly he was beaten by the champion. However, he could function as a gatekeeper of sorts for the next few years.Read on for some potential future opponents for Carias 23 days

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UFC 178: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

Bleacherreport.com  -  As expected, Demetrious Johnson made it look easy against Chris Cariaso at UFC 178.The 125-pound champion was able to go to the ground with his challenger in the first and second rounds, eliminating Cariaso's striking from the equation. Eventually, midway through the second stanza, Mighty Mouse was able to secure a kimura and retain his championship with a submission.With wins over a majority of 23 days

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Cat Zingano, Not Gina Carano Was Ronda Rousey's UFC 182 Destiny All Along

Bleacherreport.com  -  Three days removed from UFC 178, it feels as though Cat Zingano’s come-from-behind win over Amanda Nunes has been overshadowed by arguably bigger news.Maybe that’s to be expected. Very few MMA stories these days can stand up to the media hurricane that is Conor McGregor. Not many more have been able to hold a candle to Yoel Romero, Tim Kennedy and their unfortunately named “Stoo 24 days

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UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC 178

Bleacherreport.com  -  Demetrious Johnson is becoming harder and harder to overlook as one of the best fighters in MMA.At UFC 178, Mighty Mouse submitted Chris Cariaso to successfully defend his 125-pound championship for the sixth consecutive time. That mark ties the championship reigns of UFC legends Tito Ortiz and Matt Hughes, so Johnson is clearly dominating the flyweight class.He may not be as popular as Ortiz and 24 days

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5 Reasons to Watch UFC Fight Night 53 and 54

Bleacherreport.com  -  Strap yourselves in, UFC fans—Saturday is a busy one in the MMA world.Both UFC Fight Night 53 and 54 come to you live on Saturday, making the rare doubleheader a long affair in which you must be a marathon man to complete. However, given some of the matchups, you may want to stick around for these fights.With names like Rory MacDonald, Tarec Saffiedine and Gunnar Nelson gracing the cards, y 24 days

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5 Rising UFC Fighters Who Need a Real Test in Their Next Fight

Bleacherreport.com  -  Made up of world-class prospects, standouts from The Ultimate Fighter, high-profile acquisitions and budding superstars, the UFC's future stockpile of main eventers has arguably never looked more fruitful.The promotion's pay-per-view numbers may not be at an all-time high, but the talent pool is practically spilling over.While the UFC has been ridiculed in the past for showcasing less-than-attrac 24 days

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