222 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 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...

Aug 24, 2017 1:08 pm

USADA confirms the banned substance Jon Jones was flagged for

The MMA community is still buzzing over the fact that Jon Jones was flagged for the second time in his career for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. What makes the news even more shocking is how Jones just recently came off a one-year suspension for testing positive for banned substances last year in July. To...

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...

Nov 10, 2017 1:09 pm

BREAKING: Anderson Silva flagged by USADA – out of UFC Fight Night 122 in Shanghai, China

Terrible news was released on Friday as former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. The UFC released the following statement via their website on Friday: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Anderson Silva of a...

Nov 7, 2017 1:09 pm

VIDEO | The consequences of steroids

Steroid use in sports has popped up throughout history. With the UFC’s 2015 implementation of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), UFC fighters have been getting caught much more frequently with steroids and other banned substances in their system. This has resulted in many fighters being suspended from competition while others have gotten off with no...

Oct 10, 2017 7:42 am

Dana White discusses Brock Lesnar’s possible return to the UFC

Back in the summer, in the buildup to his UFC 214 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones repeatedly expressed interest in a heavyweight superfight with former champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar. When Jones won the title back from Cormier, his calls for a blockbuster battle with the hulking Lesnar reached...

Oct 9, 2017 9:49 am

Exclusive | Volkan Oezdemir defends Jon Jones’ legacy

In the wake of Jon Jones’ latest failed drug test, which was administered in the buildup to his UFC 214 title fight with Daniel Cormier, many fans have questioned the legitimacy of his legacy, suggesting that perhaps his greatness can be the attributed to PED abuse. In the opinion of top light heavyweight contender Volkan...

Oct 6, 2017 3:27 pm

Jeff Novitzky details how Jon Jones can avoid a lengthy suspension

Jon Jones could potentially return to the octagon in 2018 if everything goes his way. “Bones” was stripped of his UFC light heavyweight title shortly following his knockout victory over Daniel Cormier at UFC 214, this after he came back positive for banned substances in a drug test administered by USADA. It was initially thought...

Oct 5, 2017 11:58 am

Daniel Cormier gives transparent shoutout to his pick for MMA GOAT

UFC 216 is set to take place this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee are featured in the main event of the evening as they will fight for the UFC interim lightweight title. In the co-main event of the evening, there is a chance history will be made by the current...

Sep 25, 2017 5:54 am

Miesha Tate to Jon Jones: You can’t use ignorance as an excuse

Shortly after reclaiming the UFC light heavyweight title with a knockout of Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones failed a USADA-administered drug test and lost that same title. Since then, Jones and his team have maintained that he did not intentionally ingest any banned substances. In the opinion of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate, however, ignorance...

Sep 13, 2017 12:46 pm

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ B sample results

On Tuesday the results of Jon Jones’ B sample results were released. The B sample tested positive for the anabolic steroid Turinabol, which was the same result as his A sample. This is Jones’ second potential Anti-Doping Policy violation as he was suspended for one year in 2016 after testing positive for the banned substances...

Aug 15, 2017 12:09 pm

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is no longer a free agent

Another big name from the UFC is apparently heading over to Bellator. Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has agreed to terms with Bellator MMA, according to an article released on Tuesday from Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting. Mir’s agreement with Bellator comes shortly after the former UFC heavyweight champion was granted a release last...

Aug 3, 2017 11:56 am

VIDEO | UFC 214: The Thrill and the Agony – Preview – ‘You are the best’

It has been said time and time again that in the sport of mixed martial arts, you experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. UFC 214 displayed just that, especially in the main event light heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones. Cormier went into the title fight rematch as...

Jul 31, 2017 7:08 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar could be leaving the WWE in less than three weeks

Jon Jones (23-1 MMA) was able to reclaim his UFC light heavyweight championship this past weekend in Anaheim, scoring a third-round knockout victory over Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214. In his post-fight interview, “Bones” would proceed to callout former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar by issuing...

Jul 28, 2017 1:04 pm

VIDEO | Fighters predictions for UFC 214 Cormier vs Jones match

UFC 214 is just one day away as one of the greatest cards of the year is set to take place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on Saturday. The stacked card will end with the UFC light heavyweight title fight between current champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones. This will be...