173 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...

Aug 16, 2016 5:29 pm

UFC light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier clarifies who his next opponent will be

Earlier this afternoon UFC President Dana White shocked the MMA world when he gave a major update in regards to Jon Jones’ failed drug test case with the US Anti-Doping Agency. Jones was expected to fight current UFC light heavyweight champion and bitter rival Daniel Cormier in the headliner of last month’s UFC 200 event in Las...

Aug 12, 2016 1:59 am

Anthony Johnson gets a reality check, says he will never get his fight with Jon Jones

Former UFC title contender Anthony Johnson was once scheduled to face Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title. That all got scrapped when Jones was arrested after being involved in a hit-and-run accident and then was suspended from the UFC and stripped of his title. With Jones most recent debacle of testing positive for...

Aug 2, 2016 1:14 pm

UFC 2016 moments summed up into one photo

2016 is far from over and it already has produced some historic moments in and out of the Octagon. From Nate Diaz handing Conor McGregor his first UFC loss to Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar testing positive for banned substances, fans have been taken for a wild ride with everything that has gone down with...

Aug 1, 2016 1:33 am

New York lawyers attempting to create union for UFC fighters?

The talk about a fighter’s union has been floating around for quite some time. Most recently, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has been very vocal about fighters needing a union after his opponent Brock Lesnar tested positive for banned substances. Apparently UFC women’s strawweight Angela Magana was recently contacted by some lawyers in New York that...

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...