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UFC Fighter Sues Vitamin Company You Snuck Steroids Into Workout Supplement

10/19/2017 9:39 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

UFC fighter Lyman Good claims his multi-vitamin was tainted with an illegal steroid, causing him to fail a drug test -- and now he's suing the vitamin companies allegedly responsible for his dirty test. 

TMZ Sports has obtained the lawsuit filed in New York ... in which Good claims he went to a Vitamin Shoppe store before his fight at UFC 205 and purchased Anavite, a multi-vitamin. 

Good claims he failed his USADA drug test -- which came up positive for 1-andro ... an illegal anabolic steroid. 

Good says he turned over all of his supplements to the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for further testing and it showed Anavite secretly contained 1-andro ... despite the fact it was not advertised or properly mentioned on the label. 

In his suit, Good claims the manufacturer -- Gaspari Nutrition -- intentionally added the steroids in order to "increase sales in the competitive dietary supplements industry."

Good is suing Gaspari and The Vitamin Shoppe (among others), claiming the store didn't honor its promise to "enforce strict quality assurance." He's seeking unspecified damages. 

FYI, Good was ultimately hit with a 6-month ban for his positive drug test -- and he claims the whole ordeal has damaged his career. 

A company spokesperson for The Vitamin Shoppe says, "It has come to our attention that the multivitamin, Anavite, by Gaspari Nutrition, has been alleged to contain an undisclosed ingredient."

"We take these issues very seriously and as a precautionary measure, we are removing this supplement from our stores and our website while we review this matter. Our customers' safety is our priority and we are committed to providing quality products they can trust."

We reached out to Gaspari, but they didn't have a comment. 

Demetrious Johnson I Can Beat Brock Lesnar ... Here's How

10/18/2017 4:19 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson says size actually doesn't matter ... telling TMZ Sports he thinks he could actually beat Brock Lesnar, and he has a plan on how to get it done.

FYI -- DJ is 5'3", 125 lbs ... Lesnar is a damn monster at 6'3", 265 lbs, but when Johnson stopped by the "TMZ Sports" TV show, he laid out a plan of how he could chop the giant down and take him out.

Before you scoff, remember this man does the impossible, including an insane MID-AIR armbar that beat Ray Borg at UFC 216 ... something that we've never ever seen before! 

We'll let Demetrious explain his plan of attack (it's pretty impressive and terrifying) and you can judge for yourself whether or not he could pull it off.

Watch TMZ Sports weeknights on FS1, and remember it's not the size of dog in the fight, it's if that dog is a lethal killing machine.

Greg Hardy He's Goin' Down in MMA Fight ... Says Upcoming Opponent

10/17/2017 1:45 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Greg Hardy's first MMA opponent has a message for the former NFL star ...

I'M GETTIN' THE W, SON!!

FYI, Greg's first pro fight is on Nov. 4 at Rise of a Warrior 21 ... and we got the man who's gonna meet him in the cage -- Joe "The Legend" Hawkins -- to give us the low-down on their scrap.

Joe's got nothing but respect for Hardy ... but told TMZ Sports he ain't gonna take it easy on him.

"I’m gonna be incredible," Hawkins said. "I see the referee raising my hand."

Joe's also inviting Dana White to grab a ringside seat ... 'cause his goal is to make it to the UFC one day.

First, he's gotta beat Hardy ... who's also been training his ass off in camp.

Conor McGregor Baptism Bash for Baby Conor Fire Dancers & Fireworks!

10/16/2017 9:12 AM PDT

How does the Conor McGregor clan get down with the Lord?

Fire dancers, fireworks and bass-thumpin' live music ... in celebration of Conor Jr.'s christening over the weekend. 

It all went down at Luttrellstown Castle in Dublin ... where McGregor, family and friends took in some serious pyro at the after-party.

Conor Sr. was all smiles for his 5-month-old ... less than 2 months after his insane payday for boxing Floyd Mayweather.

If this is all for a christening ... can you imagine this kid's 1st birthday party?!

GSP Backstage Blow-Up ... 'Don't Touch Me!'

10/13/2017 11:22 AM PDT
Breaking News

Georges St-Pierre UNLOADED on Michael Bisping in a backstage confrontation today ... warning the champ to never put his hands on him again after their UFC 217 media event in Toronto.

"Don't touch me, man! Don't touch me. I'm not afraid of you. I don't give a damn."

GSP is basically the nicest guy ever ... so what happened??

Well, at the end of their news conference, Bisping dangled his finger on Georges' chin when they faced off ... and GSP didn't like that at all, shoving Mike off him. 

Bisping told St-Pierre to "keep your hands to yourself" when they saw each other in the back ... and that clearly set him off.

Got a feeling this won't be the last time these 2 go at it.

Dana White I Don't Hate Mark Hunt Just Protecting Him from Himself

10/12/2017 1:31 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Dana White says he pulled Mark Hunt from next month's "UFC Sydney" card because "sometimes you gotta protect these guys from themselves."

White didn't specifically say the move was due to the article Hunt penned for the Player's Voice -- where he said he's been experiencing memory loss and slurred speech -- but it seems obvious that the article was the trigger point. 

Hunt has been VERY upset about the move and trashed Dana on social media -- calling him a "piece of sh*t motherf*cker" and a "bald headed pr*ck."

White tells TMZ Sports the move isn't personal -- he actually really likes Hunt -- but, "Sometimes, you gotta protect these guys from themselves and that's what we're looking into right now."

Ronda Rousey Teases WWE Future ... UFC Husband Going Too?

10/11/2017 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Ronda Rousey still won't officially say she's headed to WWE ... but she sure made it seem like something's cookin' when we got her and hubby Travis Browne leaving LAX.

When our guy tried to get it outta her, Ronda came back with -- "If you were a real fan, would you really wanna know?"

Before adding that, "I enjoy it more that way, and I don't wanna ruin anything."  

Interesting ... especially 'cause WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon recently confirmed Rousey's offer is still on the table ... and the UFC mega-star was in a promo with Ric Flair's daughter, Charlotte, just last month.

And now ... we got Travis telling TMZ Sports he might consider a move to the pro wrestling biz too -- "We're still making decisions on my part ... I'm not gonna say no!" 

UFC's Tony Ferguson Kevin Lee’s Staph Infection? 'I Aimed For That S**t'

10/10/2017 4:53 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Tony Ferguson wasn't about to let a little infectious disease stop him from getting the W ... telling TMZ Sports he actually TARGETED the nasty staph infection on Kevin Lee's chest at UFC 216.

"I wasn't sure what it was -- something protruding from his chest," Tony said.

So, logically ... "I was like, 'Well sh*t, just aim for that sh*t.'"

Don't get it twisted -- T-Ferg told us he was super sketched out once Lee confirmed it was staph ... and has taken about 50 showers since the fight.

Bottom line -- staph is disgusting ... and Tony's a savage.

UFC's Demetrious Johnson I Tried to Snap Borg's Arm ... He's Lucky He Tapped

10/9/2017 4:04 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Demetrious Johnson says Ray Borg's lucky he tapped out when he did at UFC 216 ... 'cause he was SECONDS away from breaking the dude's arm in two!!!

After catching Borg in that EPIC flying armbar, the guys on the "TMZ Sports" TV show asked DJ if he cut Borg a break by not snapping the limb ... out of professional courtesy. 

But if you thought DJ was being merciful, think again. 

"No, no, no -- I was trying to break it the whole entire time," Johnson said ... "I'm breaking your arm if I get the chance."

DJ says Borg tapped right before he could get the arm in perfect fracture position. 

The good news -- "I didn't hear any popping, so he should be fine."

Gotta watch the entire interview tonight on FS1 -- we also talked to DJ's wife about why she was "nervous as hell" going into the fight. It's great stuff. 

MMA Star Gabi Garcia I'm Down for WWE ... Hit Me Up, Vince!

10/7/2017 12:45 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Hey, WWE -- want a bigger, scarier version of Ronda Rousey?

Look no further ... 'cause women's MMA giant Gabi Garcia says she's down to step inside the squared circle!

"I love the show, I love watching WWE, so why not?" Gabi told us at LAX.

Don't get it twisted -- the Brazilian says she's not even close to being done fighting ... but tells TMZ Sports pro wrestling is a definite possibility if Vince McMahon's interested.

He should be. Garcia's got the skill -- she's a 10-time jiu-jitsu world champ -- and she's FOR SURE got the size at 6' 2'', 200-plus pounds.

But for now, she's focused on finding her next opponent. 

Girl, guy ... doesn't matter to Gabi.

Michael Bisping Gets Major Mouth Reconstruction 'I Get Punched In the Teeth'

9/21/2017 12:20 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Michael Bisping's teeth have taken a real beating during his 13-year MMA career -- with serious damage to 20 of his chompers -- but now he's renovating his entire mouth. 

TMZ Sports was with The Count as he hit up the prestigious Roxbury Institute in Bev Hills where Dr. Thomas Connelly was about to begin reconstruction on Bisping's busted up grill. 

Connelly -- who's worked on some of the biggest stars in Hollywood -- says Bisping needed major work that could run up to $80,000 at some of the higher priced dentists in town. 

Good news for Mike ... Connelly says Bisping's mouth will be good as new in a week and there is NO concern that the procedure will affect his preparation to fight Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217 in Nov. 

Smile! 

Tyron Woodley Let's Get it On, Andre Ward ... Money > Friendship!!!

9/10/2017 12:15 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Tyron Woodley is friends with Andre Ward ... but the UFC champ says he's down to put that aside to scrap with the boxing superstar -- if the price is right. 

"I'd honestly rather train with Andre Ward ... "BUT if it's an opportunity to make money, I can't see Andre or myself turning it down," Woodley told TMZ Sports.

Tyron doesn't seem to be hurtin' in the wallet these days -- he flashed us a sample out on Rodeo Drive -- but the goal is clearly that Conor McGregor money.

FYI, neither of them have a fight booked right now ... so maybe Dana White and Jay-Z (Andre's repped by Roc Nation) can make it happen.

Chuck Liddell Hey, Boxers ... Stay in Your Sport

9/3/2017 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Chuck Liddell's got a message for all the big-name boxers trying to transition to MMA ...

DON'T DO IT -- unless you wanna embarrass yourself. 

"Guys coming from boxing -- stay there," Chuck told TMZ Sports ... when we spoke to the UFC legend about Andre Berto trying to take his talents inside the Octagon

The Iceman ain't throwin' shade at Berto ... he's just keepin' it real on guys pulling a reverse Conor McGregor ... cause it's A LOT harder to go from boxing to MMA.

If Conor fought Floyd Mayweather in a non-boxing match, for example ... 

"Floyd wouldn't have made it out of 1 round -- not kickboxing, not MMA, not a street fight -- not 1 round," Liddell said.

Chuck did have an important piece of advice for boxers trying to make the switch ... but he still thinks it's a bad idea.

Sorry, Andre.

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