Dennis Siver Questions Conor McGregor’s Place On The Official Rankings

The fact that ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor is currently ranked at No.9 on the UFC’s official featherweight rankings hasn’t pleased everyone, not least Dennis Siver who know finds himself placed one position below him. “Some guys I don’t agree with have made it to the top ten lately,” Siver tells German site “Conor McGregor for example. He ranks...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Siver Suspended Nine Months For Failed UFC 168 Drug Test

On Thursday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended UFC featherweight Dennis Siver (pictured) nine months and fined him $19,800 for testing positive for hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadrotropin) following UFC 168. Yeah, about that win. It was also overturned to a no contest. After December’s unanimous decision victory over Manny Gamburyan, Siver’s A-Sample provided “inconclusive”...
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Siver Issues Explanation After Failing Drugs Test

Dennis Siver has today issued a statement to give his side of the story after he tested positive for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) following his victory over Manny Gamburyan at UFC 168 in December. As with a number of other fighters in the past who’ve failed such tests, Siver pleads ignorance when it comes to having used the banned substance , which is often connected with...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Siver Addresses Failed Drug Test

Props to featherweight Dennis Siver (pictured) for taking full responsibility for failing his UFC 168 drug test. Un-props (certainly not a word) to Siver for indirectly blaming his unnamed nutritionist for recommending the undisclosed dietary supplement he consumed that caused him to flunk his exam. After December’s unanimous decision victory over Manny Gamburyan, Siver’s A...
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Siver Tests Positive for hCG After UFC 168 Win

The Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed Saturday UFC featherweight Dennis Siver (pictured) tested for hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadrotropin) following December’s unanimous decision victory over Manny Gamburyan at UFC 168. According to the website, hCG is a hormone that is supposed to be used to “cause ovulation and to treat infertility in women, and to increase sperm...
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wallhead Returns To Cage Warriors

Top English welterweight Jimmy Wallhead (25-8) has today joined Cage Warriors Fighting Championship’s stacked 170lbs division.Wallhead, currently ranked as one of the UK’s top two welterweights, will compete exclusively for CWFC for a minimum period of 18 months after inking a five-fight deal with the promotion.The 29-year-old began his career with Cage Warriors back in 2005...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Two UFC 168 Fighters Produce ‘Inconclusive’ Drug Test Results

Two athletes who performed at UFC 168 may have trouble sleeping for the next several nights. Of the 22 fighters drug tested by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, everyone but Dennis Siver (pictured) and Siyar Bahadurzada produced clean results on their first try. On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” it was reported Siver and Bahadurzada’s A samples were “inconclusive...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Goiti Yamauchi vs Will Martinez, Daniel Weichel vs Scott Cleve Named Other 145-Pound Tourney Quarterfinal Match-Ups

Goiti Yamauchi 16-1 MMA / 2-0 Bellator Record 11 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Diego Marlon, Saul Almeida Will Martinez 8-2-1 MMA / 4-0 Bellator Record 7 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Kevin Roddy —————————— Daniel Weichel 31-8 MMA / Bellator Debut 3 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Dennis Siver, Magomed Khasbulaev, Beau Baker Scott Cleve 14-3 MMA / 1...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 168 HOV 'Weidman vs. Silva II' Pick 'Em

There's saving the best for last... and then there is saving the best for last. UFC 168 is like an extended Christmas for mixed martial arts fans. It features a pair of title rematches that could headline any card alone and still elicit this kind of excitement and anticipation. Add a heavyweight clash for the ages between Josh Barnett and Travis Browne and you have yourself...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Free Fight – Gray Maynard vs Dennis Siver

 Gray Maynard (11-2-1, 1nc, pictured) will battle Nate Diaz (16-9) next week, with the two lightweights set to throw down in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. Prior to that contest you can relive one of Gray’s earlier bouts from UFC Fight Night 12 in January, 2008, when he took on Dennis Siver (21-9) in the free fight video below. 
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Swanson: “I really want a big fight”

Featherweight champion Jose Aldo is defending his title against Ricardo Lamas. Top-ranked contender Chad Mendes is poised to share the cage with American Top Team upstart Nik Lentz. Former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar has already fought for the belt in the 145-pound ranks, and is now set to welcome former two-division champion B.J. Penn to the featherweight division following...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Trimming the Fat: The UFC 166 Edition

Now 24 hours away from one of the most anticipated fight cards of the year in UFC 166 and there are several fighters who will be dreading a potential loss on fight night. Fighters nearing the dreaded 3-fight losing streak and others that have simply been unable to perform against UFC-caliber competition will be feeling the pressure the on Saturday night as they attempt to secure...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jim Miller vs. Fabricio Camoes Added to UFC 168

A critical lightweight scrap between Jim Miller (pictured) and Fabricio Camoes has been added to the UFC 168 lineup. Miller, once on pace for a crack at the 155-pound crown, has been on a bit of a roller coaster ride since 2011. He was dominated by Pat Healy in April at UFC 159, but the verdict was overturned to a no contest after Healy tested positive for marijuana. Prior to that...
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 168 gets featherweight battle

The UFC's year-end event in Las Vegas continues to fill up. Late Wednesday night, the organization announced that veteran featherweight competitors Dennis Siver (21-9) and Manny Gamburyan would square off at the December 28 event headlined by the highly anticipated championship rematches between Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva, and Ultimate Fighter coaches Ronda Rousey and...
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Manny Gamburyan Faces Dennis Siver At UFC 168

  A featherweight clash between Manny Gamburyan (13-7, pictured left) and Dennis Siver (21-9) has been scheduled for UFC 168, with UFC officials recently confirming the bout. Gamburyan goes into the contest fresh off a decision win over Cole Miller (19-8, pictured right) in his last outing at UFC Fight Night 26 last month. The […]
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Manny Gamburyan Meets Dennis Siver at UFC 168

A featherweight affair between Manny Gamburyan (pictured) and Dennis Siver has been added to the UFC 168 roster. The December 28 event takes place MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. After dropping three straight scraps, Gamburyan has turned his career around to post two consecutive wins. “The Anvil” was seen last month posting a unanimous decision victory over Cole...
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Flashback to Silva's shocking KO loss

Get in your time machine, folks. We are going back, back, wayyyy back to 11 days ago at UFC 162 in time to re-live one of the most memorable events in UFC history. Naming a segment "Fight Flashback" when the fight in question was a mere 11 days ago is a bit of a stretch, but who cares when the material is this good? In case you've forgotten, we recently witnessed...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Edgar, Oliveira, Swanson, Siver and Weidman Win Bonuses at UFC 162

After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Frankie Edgar (pictured), Charles Oliveira, Cub Swanson, Dennis Siver and Chris Weidman each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman.” There were no tap outs on the card, so obviously nobody won “Submission of the Night.” Instead, the UFC...
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 162: 'Silva vs. Weidman' weigh-in video replay

New weigh-in music? Norman Parke and Kauzki Tokudome get heated. Frankie Edgar bringing the legit star power to the featherweight division like only he can. Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman kiss? Enough said. Go right ahead and check out the full UFC 162: 'Silva vs. Weidman' weigh-in video replay below folks. You won't be sorry. Facebook Prelims (7 p.m. ET) •...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 162 HOV staff pick em

It's time for another edition of the hov-mma staff pick em, and it goes without saying that it's time to bring one mans streak to an end. HOV writing extraordinaire, Sean Sheehan, has come out on top of the heap in every pick 'em since we've expanded the format to feature as much of our staff as possible. Not only is this unfair, it's downright unacceptable...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Countdown to UFC 162 'Swanson vs. Siver' Video Cub Swanson's last three losses come to the three best men at 145 today. Now, with an impressive four-fight win streak under his belt, Swanson looks to get back at one of those top three featherweight's soon. Preferably the champion himself - Jose Aldo. But first he has to get through the task at hand. One of the toughest recent additions to the UFC's featherweight...
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July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Swanson and Siver finally collide

January 17, 2013 was a somber day for featherweight fans: UFC UK officials announced Dennis Siver was out against Cub Swanson at UFC On FUEL TV 7 , due to unknown injury. Siver, the 34-year-old Russian-born, German-bred powerhouse had been on a two-fight killing spree since dropping from the Lightweight division. In 15 minutes at UFC On FOX 5, Siver recorded a staggering 227 strikes...
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Boxing champ Timothy Bradley's MMA workout

In a recent feature on UFC Ultimate Insider, it was revealed that UFC featherweight contender Cub Swanson is childhood friends with WBO welterweight boxing champion Tim Bradley and as the video shows, he actually does full-blown MMA workouts with him. For everyone wondering why Cub's striking seems to have improved so much over his last few fights, it appears an answer has been...
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June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 159 Prelim Breakout Star: Rustam Khabilov

(Josh Holmberg-USA TODAY Sports)   The Prelim Breakout Star is a once per event article that helps fans get to know those who will be entertaining them from the undercard. The intention of the article is not to bring attention the most talented guy on the preliminary card, but rather one that the common fan may have overlooked or underestimated. Long gone is the time...
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April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

News: Edgar/Oliveira and Swanson/Siver Booked For UFC 162 In Las Vegas

Two outstanding featherweight bouts have been added to the recently announced UFC 162 card in Las Vegas. Former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar will meet Charles Oliveira and Cub Swanson will battle Dennis Siver. The UFC announced the match-up earlier today on twitter.  Frankie Edgar is coming off a unanimous decision loss to featherweight champ Jose Aldo back at UFC 153 in Brazil...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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