167 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...

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...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 25, 2016 2:48 pm

VIDEO | Mark Hunt is still pissed: ‘F— the UFC!’

Mark Hunt is still livid about Brock Lesnar’s Anti-Doping Policy violation. Hunt and Lesnar fought at UFC 200 where Lesnar was able to beat Hunt by unanimous decision on July 9. On July 15, news broke that Lesnar was flagged for a potential anti-doping violation. Since the news of Lesnar’s two failed drug tests came...

Jul 25, 2016 12:44 pm

Chael Sonnen: ‘I took everything in the world that you can’t take!’

Former UFC title contender Chael Sonnen is being completely honest regarding his recent drug testing done by USADA. With his two-year suspension complete after testing positive for multiple banned substances in 2014, “The American Gangster” says that he is still unsure if his recent test results will come out clean. “If I pass this first...

Jul 22, 2016 9:26 am

George Sullivan reacts to being pulled from ‘UFC Chicago’ 2 days before event

Thursday afternoon, it was announced that George Sullivan had been pulled from his ‘UFC on FOX 20’ scrap against Hector Urbina due to a “potential compliance issue” with USADA. The UFC released a statement on the situation, revealing that Sullivan was pulled after voluntarily disclosing the list of supplements he took, one of which apparently...

Jul 21, 2016 8:26 am

USADA looking into potentially tainted supplement in Jon Jones case

With just two days to go until UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the event due to a potential USADA anti-doping violation. The following morning, Jones and his manager held a press conference, where they addressed the situation to media members. Throughout the course of the presser Jones was...

Jul 19, 2016 12:00 pm

PHOTO | Mark Hunt embraces Brock Lesnar memes, roasts Lesnar fans

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt is not happy that Brock Lesnar popped for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation after they fought at UFC 200. Hunt has a right to be upset, now that this is his third UFC opponent that has popped for banned substances, with Lesnar being the most recent following Antonio Silva and Frank...

Jul 19, 2016 11:07 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm comments on PED use and Jon Jones’ situation

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is a close friend and teammate of Jon Jones. With the recent news of Jones’ popping for banned substances, “Bones” has been a big topic of conversation and with Holm fighting this weekend, she was surely asked about her friend’s situation by the media. Holm recently spoke about...

Jul 18, 2016 1:10 pm

PHOTO | Sage Northcutt has always been shredded, even at 7-years-old

Rising UFC star Sage Northcutt has been a hot topic among fans and fighters. The 20-year-old has often been the center of conversations about fighter pay, sponsorships and steroid use ever since he entered the Octagon in 2015. While Northcutt has never tested positive for banned substances, his physique has had both fighters and fans...

Jul 18, 2016 11:08 am

NSAC extends Jon Jones’ temporary suspension, tests positive for clomiphene and letrozole

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) held a hearing on the extension of temporary suspension for Jon Jones on Monday following Jones’ potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. The hearing finally revealed the substances that Jones tested positive for that came from a June 16 out-of-competition sample. According to ESPN, Jones tested “positive for clomiphene, which is...