116 Search Results for banned substances

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...

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...

Aug 26, 2015 9:12 am

‘UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia’ Drug Tests Results Revealed

Today the CABMMA, Brazil’s athletic commission, released the results of the ‘UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia’ drug tests. UFC 190 went down on Aug. 1 in Brazil, where UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey took on Bethe Correia in the night’s main event. It didn’t last long however, with Rousey landing a punch 34 second into...

Aug 24, 2015 9:35 am

Overeem to JDS: ‘Don’t be a DNB… Sign the contract!’

The UFC heavyweight division may be far from stacked, but there are several match-ups that NEED to happen before it’s too late and “The Reem” vs. JDS is one of them. The two were scheduled to square off at UFC 146 years ago. Overeem had knocked out Brock Lesnar and earned a shot at the...

Aug 23, 2015 11:03 am

Max Holloway was not drug tested going into “UFC Fight Night 74”

Earlier this year, UFC President Dana White took a vow to clean up the sport of mixed martial arts by increasing drug testing for the fighters of the octagon. Since then, several fighters have been busted for banned substances but there are still some occurrences that leave fans scratching their heads. UFC fighter Max Holloway...

Aug 18, 2015 2:30 am

Danny Castillo bashes the idea of having PEDs being legal in MMA

The day Dana White and Ultimate Fighting Championship started their battle against performance enhancing drugs in mixed martial arts, most fighters rejoiced. While some would eventually get popped for banned substances, it would be for the greater good in making the sport safer for the health of the fighters. MMA is not a non-contact sport...

Aug 17, 2015 7:05 am

BEEF! Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem go at it on Twitter!

After what felt like months of Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos calling each other out in various interviews and on social media, we may finally get to see these two clash in the octagon. The heavyweights were originally scheduled to square off a couple years ago at UFC 146. After Overeem knocked out Brock...

Aug 16, 2015 5:15 pm

Bas Rutten: Anderson Silva changed his story three times

Anderson Silva’s controversial drug test from UFC 183 is finally behind him, no matter how unfavorable the consequences are. The Nevada State Athletic Commission listened to everything Anderson Silva and his representatives had to say about his UFC 183 drug test failure and still chose to suspend him for a year, as well as fine...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

‘Invite FC 13: Cyborg vs. Van Duin’ Drug Tests Results Released

Invicta FC 13, which featured a featherweight title fight between champion Cristiane Cyborg and Faith Van Duin went down July 9 and we now have the full drug tests results. According to the documents released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, all fighters that were tested passed with flying colors. Of course, a few more...

Jul 6, 2015 3:13 pm

Jose Aldo’s Pre-Fight Drug Test Comes Back Negative

“UFC 189” main eventer Jose Aldo has been surrounded by nothing but drama the past two months. Whether it be a drug test snafu or a rib injury, Aldo likely cannot wait to clear his name of any wrongdoing. Aldo was supposed to undergo a random drug test on June 11th. Ben Mosier of Drug...

Jul 6, 2015 1:02 pm

UFC Releases Statement on Melendez’s Failed Drug Test

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez will serve a one year suspension for failing his UFC 188 post fight drug test. Ultimate Fighting Championship released the following statement on the matter: Following his bout at UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13, UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites. The UFC...

Jun 4, 2015 12:22 pm

Galvao Takes Issue With Late PED Results In BJJ

The UFC just announced a partnership with the United States Anti-Doping Agency, or USADA, and already there’s some controversy surfacing. USADA works with multiple sports, including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu events, IBJJf world and pan ams. Top BJJ competitor Andre Galvao has an issue and a lot of questions in concern with the suspension of a past...

Apr 3, 2015 2:33 am

Former Bellator Champ Set To Fight The System

Alexander Shlemenko is planning to fight the California State Athletic Commission regarding his failed drug test. The former Bellator Middleweight Champion was busted in his pre-fight drug test at Bellator 133. Shlemenko has secured the services of attorney Howard Jacobs who released the following statement: Alexander Shlemenko denies the use of any banned substances, and...

Mar 30, 2015 8:03 am

Nogueiras Had Big Shoes To Fill On TUF Brazil Set

  Anderson Silva was set to coach opposite Shogun Rua on the new season of TUF Brazil, that was until he tested positive for two banned substances leading up to his fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Silva was pulled from the show and the UFC brought in the Nogueira brothers to fill the...

Mar 27, 2015 12:51 pm

UFC 184 Urine Tests Clean, Blood Results Still Pending For All Fighters

The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) today revealed that all UFC 184 fighters passed their urine tests for banned substances, but that’s only half the battle. Due to the CSAC’s stringent UFC 184 testing, we only have a partial-passing grade for all fighters from the Los Angeles Card. That’s because every fighter who participated in...

Mar 17, 2015 11:20 am

Shlemenko Fails Drug Test in California

The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has confirmed, through multiple outlets, that former Bellator middleweight champion, Alexander Shlemenko has failed his pre-fight drug test for his Bellator 133 appearance. The State of California will not disclose the substances Shlemenko failed for, citing privacy laws, but have confirmed they will be seeking a suspension and fine....

Mar 10, 2015 11:44 am

With Marijuana Laws Loosening, Dana White Still Thinks It’s Bad For Business

All around the world a new generation of law-maker is becoming more and more pro-marijuana. With little known side-effects, and an argument that the drug is a safer alternative to other recreational vices, the world, especially America’s stance, is becoming almost tolerant. UFC President Dana White chimed in on the subject during a recent UFC...

Mar 2, 2015 6:00 am

Report: Anderson Silva To Admit To Steroid Use

Since it was announced that Anderson Silva failed a random pre-fight drug test, as well as his fight night drug test, he has been relatively quiet regarding the drug testing failures with the exception of one statement. While there isn’t a date set for Silva’s hearing with the NSAC, there has been much talk regarding...

Feb 23, 2015 8:41 pm

Bisping: ‘I Wish Harsher PED Testing Started Sooner’

Recently the UFC announced stricter penalties for PED users, with more frequent testing, and the promotion pushing for suspensions of two to 4 years for fighters who test positive for banned substances. MMA and UFC veteran Michael Bisping spoke to Fox Sports to discuss his thoughts on the harsher PED testing policies, and harsher penalties....

Feb 13, 2015 3:45 am

Brazilian Fighters React To Anderson Silva’s Failed Drug Test

UFC Fight Night 62 fighters Demian Maia, Ryan LaFlare, Erick Silva and Leonardo Santos react to former champion Anderson Silva testing positive for two banned substances. REPLAY! TEAM ALPHA MALE RADIO FEATURING URIJAH FABER. SEE WHAT ALL THE HYPE’S ABOUT:

Feb 7, 2015 10:50 am

GSP ‘surprised’ by Anderson Silva’s failed UFC 183 drug test

Just about everyone in the mixed martial arts community was shocked to learn that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had tested positive for 2 types of banned substances (steroids) following his UFC 183 victory over Nick Diaz. Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre, recently spoke with La Presse (via Yahoo) where he gave...