Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of results, event announcements, fight matchups, and injuries/cancellations from throughout the world of MMA.

Colorado Boxing Commission confirms Shields’ suspension, overturns his UFC 150 win to no contest

Last week Jake Shields in a prepared statement e-mailed to MMA Junkie revealed he had been suspended by the Colorado Boxing Commission for testing positive for a banned substance. The Commission confirmed the suspension today.

Shields’ UFC 150 over Ed Herman has been overturned to a no contest and Shields has also been suspended for six months including fines totaling $5,675.

The substance Shields has tested positive for has not been named.

Source: MMA Junkie

UFC on FX 5 salaries released with Jake Ellenberger top earner

Ten days ago, UFC on FX 5 occurred and now we have the release of the show and win bonuses of each participating fighter. The event overall produced a payroll of $538,000 with welterweight Jake Ellenberger earning $84,000 and heavyweight Antonio Silva coming in second with $70,000.

Here are the rest of the UFC on FX 5 salaries:

Antonio Silva: $70,000 (no win bonus)
def. Travis Browne: $20,000

Jake Ellenberger: $84,0000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
def. Jay Hieron: $12,000

John Dodson: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
def. Jussier Formiga: $9,000

Justin Edwards: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Neer: $16,000

Michael Johnson: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Danny Castillo: $25,000

Mike Pierce: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)
def. Aaron Simpson: $25,000

Marcus LeVesseur: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Carlo Prater: $10,000

Jacob Volkmann: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Shane Roller: $25,000

Diego Nunes: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
def. Bart Palaszewski: $12,000

Darren Uyenoyama: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Phil Harris: $8,000

Source: MMA Junkie

Tachi Palace Fights 15 card released

In a press release obtained by The MMA Corner, Tachi Palace Fights 15 has released its fight card for the Nov. 15 event. The event is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between Angel Deanda and Anthony Ruiz. In the co-main event, Rolando Velasco takes on Beebe brother, Carson.

LHW Title: Angel Deanda (10-2) vs. Anthony Ruiz (27-14)

Co-Main Event BW Bout: Rolando Velasco (8-2) vs. Carson Beebe (12-1)

FW: Alexander Crispim (7-3) vs. Art Arciniega (11-4)

FW: Andre Fili (10-1) vs. Adrian Diaz (6-2)

LW: Poppies Martinez (20-8) vs. David Hayes (6-5)

FW: Anthony Avila (9-1) vs. Darren Crisp (9-6)

HW: Freddie Aquitania (5-1) vs. Josh Applet (7-2)

BW: Alex Perez (5-2) vs. Carlos Desoto (2-2)

LW: Dominic Clark (3-1) vs. Jason Drake (4-6)

Photo: Jake Ellenberger (Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com)

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