201 Search Results for banned substances

Nov 17, 2015 3:16 pm

Holly Holm sponsored by company linked to banned substances

Intel Pharma caused quite an uproar today what they congratulated Holly Holm, one of the athletes they sponsor, on winning the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Several of the products produced by Intel Pharma are on the World Anti-Doping Agency banned substance list. While Holm’s sponsorship from the company isn’t exactly good news, her manager Lenny...

Oct 23, 2015 10:23 am

Joe Rogan reveals that he takes ‘banned substances’

It is no secret that UFC commentator Joe Rogan uses medical marijuana. The 48-year-old has discussed his use of the drug on many occasions, including on his podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience”. During a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Rogan revealed that medical marijuana is not the only ‘banned substance’ he is currently using (transcribed...

Jul 9, 2014 6:02 pm

UFC Fight Night Aukland Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

Fighters from last month’s New Zealand UFC event have been tested for banned substances by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. According to a report, coming out of MMAJunkie.com, all fighters tested were cleared and tested clean of any illegal substances. ‘UFC Fight Night Auckland: Marquardt vs. Te Huna’ was the promotion’s first trip to New Zealand....


Jun 29, 2014 11:47 am

Sonnen Fails Second Drug Test, Positive for Four Banned Substances

The results from Chael Sonnen’s most recent NSAC drug test are finally in from earlier this month, and it shows Sonnen is positive for four different banned substances. The blood and urine tests, which were administered on June 5th in preparation for his scheduled July 5th bout, showed the presence of human growth hormone (HGH),...

Jun 17, 2014 8:42 pm

Wanderlei Silva Admits To Taking Banned Substances

During a NSAC hearing earlier today for Wanderlei Silva and several other fighters and boxers, Silva admitted to taking two banned substances. After his brawl with Chael Sonnen on the TUF set, Wanderlei Silva began taking anti-inflammatory medication for a fractured wrist, and then began taking diuretics to minimize the amount of water that he...

Nov 23, 2013 10:53 am

UFC 167 Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

According to Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer, all of the athletes at UFC 167 were drug tested, and all came back negative for performance enhancing substances and substances of abuse. UFC 167 featured a headlining fight between UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and Johny Hendricks, with St. Pierre coming out victorious...

Jan 9, 2012 12:15 pm

UFC NEWS – All UFC 141 Fighter’s Tested Come Up Clean For Banned Substances

19 UFC 141 competitors underwent screenings by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for Banned substances and they all came up clean. The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the findings this afternoon. UFC 141 took place on Friday, Dec 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view featured former heavyweight...

Dec 15, 2011 11:13 am

UFC NEWS – All UFC on FOX 1 Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

The California State Athletic Commission today released the findings from the UFC on FOX 1 drug test screenings conducted on fourteen of the night’s professional athletes. Junior Dos Santos, Cain Velasquez, Aaron Rosa, Clay Guida, Mackens Semerzier, Ricardo Lamas, Pablo Garza, Robert Peralta, DaMarques Johnson, Cub Swanson, Clay Harvison, Matt Lucas, Benson Henderson and Dustin...

Nov 10, 2011 7:10 pm

UFC 137 Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) confirmed today that all UFC 137 participants that underwent drug screenings passed. UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place October 29 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair that put two of the most popular fighters in MMA against each...

Sep 23, 2011 1:27 pm

All 'Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov' Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

The Ohio Athletic Commission confirmed today that all of the tested fighters who participated in “Strikeforce Grand Prix” Barnett vs. Kharitonov” where clean of banned substances. “Strikeforce Grand Prix: Barnett vs. Kharitonov” took place at Cincinnati’s U.S. Bank Arena on September 10. Josh Barnett and Sergie Kharitonov, Daniel Cormier and Antonio Silva, Luke Rockhold and...

Sep 15, 2011 3:32 pm

UFC 134 Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner, today released the results of the UFC 134 drug screenings. Six of the UFC 134 participants were screened and tested clean for performance-enhancing drugs and banned substances. UFC 134 took place Aug. 27 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. The event featured a middle weight title fight...

Oct 24, 2016 12:23 pm

Jon Jones’ attorney Howard Jacobs: ‘We’ve been able to establish the source of the prohibited substances’

Fans of Jon Jones should be delighted to hear some very interesting news from Jones’ attorney, Howard Jacobs. Speaking with MMA Fighting’s Luke Thomas on The Luke Thomas Show, Jacobs revealed some major details regarding Jones’ failed drug tests for banned substances. “We’ve been able to establish the source of the prohibited substances,” Jacobs said...

Jun 10, 2016 12:44 pm

USADA gives six-month suspension to UFC fighter after testing positive for banned substance

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency came to an agreement for the suspension of a UFC welterweight fighter after testing positive for a banned substance. Tim Means (25-7-1) and USADA agreed on a six-month suspension after Means tested positive for the banned substance ostarine in a Jan. 21 out-of-competition test. Means claimed that the positive test was...

Sep 10, 2015 3:54 pm

Manny Pacquiao Slams Mayweather Over ‘Banned IV’ Report

  By now you’ve probably heard about the report, stating that Floyd Mayweather Jr. used a banned IV the day before the Manny Pacquiao fight and all the other weird details regarding USADA. If not, check it out HERE. Mayweather had since responded, along with USADA who claim the report is mostly false. Now, it’s...

Sep 9, 2015 6:45 pm

Report: Mayweather Used Banned IV Prior To Pacquiao Fight

  In a very insightful and some what troubling report, it has been revealed that Floyd Mayweather Jr. used an IV after weigh-ins and before his fight with Manny Pacquiao. The issue? Under the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the use of an IV is banned. As you might know, this will be the case...

Mar 17, 2014 6:14 am

Dennis Siver Positive For Banned Substance In Fight Against Manny Gamburyan

Dennis Siver has tested positive for banned substances, following his victory over Manny Gamburyan at UFC 168, back in December. Siver tested positive for human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), a hormone that naturally appears in the human body. However, it has also been linked with the use of steroids and therefor on the list of banned...

Feb 9, 2012 10:38 am

NSAC Says One UFC 143 Fighter Tested Positive For Banned Substance

Could it be Nick Diaz? The news is just now hitting airwaves that Keith Kizer the Executive Director of The Nevada State Athletic Commission is saying that one UFC 143 competitor has tested positive for banned substances. In my discussions with Cesar Gracie last night he stated that a “temporary issue” will keep Nick Diaz...

Nov 21, 2016 3:29 pm

Lyoto Machida blasts USADA after 18 month suspension: they “punish in a very unreasonable fashion”

Earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida was yanked from a middleweight bout with Dan Henderson after he admitted that he’d consumed the banned substance 7-Keto-DHEA. Late last week, the former champ finally received his punishment for this incident: an 18-month suspension, retroactive to April 8, which means he won’t be able to compete again...

Nov 9, 2016 6:49 pm

Jon Jones takes humorous approach to suspension with crying Michael Jordan profile picture

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones did not get the exact result that was hoping for in his arbitration hearing for his Anti-Doping Policy violation sanction. In October, Jones was the first UFC fighter to go to arbitration over the sanction of his U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) violation that stemmed from an out-of-competition sample...

Nov 9, 2016 7:48 am

BREAKING: Jon Jones stripped of interim championship

On the heels of this week’s announcement that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been suspended 1 year for his failed out-of-competition drug test back in June, it has now been announced that Jones has been stripped of the interim light heavyweight championship. Jones, who failed a random, out-of-competition drug test back in...

Nov 7, 2016 2:39 pm

UFC releases statement on Jon Jones’ one-year suspension

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was issued a one-year sanction by USADA on Monday. Following an arbitration hearing by three arbitrators from McLaren Global Sports Solutions, the decision was made to give Jones his full sanction term of a one-year suspension. The UFC released a short statement on their website on Monday following...

Nov 7, 2016 12:51 pm

Jon Jones releases statement on one-year suspension for failed USADA drug test

News broke on Monday that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was given a one-year suspension term by USADA following an arbitration hearing. Jones was flagged for a potential anti-doping violation in July, which resulted in him being pulled from the UFC 200 light heavyweight title fight against champion Daniel Cormier. It was later...

Nov 7, 2016 11:27 am

Jon Jones issued one-year suspension by USADA

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was given his sanction from USADA on Monday after testing positive for the banned substances clomiphene and letrozole, which were from the test results of a June 16 out-of-competition sample. The failed test results had him pulled from UFC 200’s scheduled UFC light heavyweight championship fight against champion...

Nov 3, 2016 5:28 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Hunt to file a lawsuit against the UFC and Brock Lesnar

It is no secret that Mark Hunt is livid with the UFC and Brock Lesnar. USADA notified the UFC that Lesnar was flagged for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation after he fought Hunt at UFC 200 in July. Lesnar tested positive for the banned substance clomiphene, which is an estrogen blocker often used to counterbalance...