258 Search Results for cung le

Aug 21, 2015 3:14 pm

Cung Le: ‘Dana White Tried To ‘Strong Arm’ Me Into Admitting PED Use’

Things between retired MMA fighter Cung Le and the UFC aren’t very good. Le is a plaintiff in the class action anti-trust lawsuit against Zuffa and recently spoke with fellow plaintiff Nate Quarry on a podcast and detailed the final year with the UFC and how things got really bad. Here’s Le talking about the...

Jun 18, 2015 8:56 am

UFC’s Tatsuya Kawajiri Looks Like He’s On The Cung Le Diet

Looks like UFC fighter Tatsuya Kawajiri has been hitting the weights hard. The photo itself is very similar to the one Cung Le put up and then got blamed for being on steroids, when he actually wasn’t. Remember all that? Well, whatever the case, Kawajiri is looking ripped ahead of his bout with Dennis Siver...

Feb 8, 2015 8:53 am

Cung Le Wanted To End Career With Bellator

Cung Le’s departure from the UFC was anything but a peaceful one. Following Le’s “UFC Fight Night: Macau” loss to Michael Bisping, it was announced Le tested positive for HGH, which led to the former Strikeforce champion to catch harsh criticism, especially given THIS picture he released prior to the fight. Le denied his use...

Jan 20, 2015 6:02 pm

Cung Le Retires, UFC Executives React

UFC and Strikeforce veteran Cung Le has retired from Mixed Martial Arts. The combat fighting legend announced the news today via his official instagram account. “After several months of thought and discussion with my wife and family, we realize our future includes many things, but active competition in mixed martial arts is no longer one...

Dec 16, 2014 1:03 pm

REVEALED! Cung Le, Jon Fitch, & Nate Quarry Are Suing The UFC

  Details are still pretty scarce right now, but a press-conference is currently preparing to start, regarding a class-action lawsuit against the UFC. While several fighters are expected to take part in this legal matter, three fighters with UFC experience have stepped up and filed. Check it: Media packet states that Cung Le, Jon Fitch...

Nov 17, 2014 5:05 am

Cung Le: “The boys are back in town”

Cung Le and Scott Coker go way back. Le fought his first professional bout under the Strikeforce banner, which Coker was the President of. Le went on to fight for Strikeforce 8 times before being signed by the UFC. With the recent drama between Le and the UFC, with the UFC suspending, and then un-suspending...

Oct 25, 2014 5:03 am

UFC Exec: ‘We did the best we could in Cung Le Situation’

Still reeling from the blowback of suspending Cung Le for a year, and then un-suspending him, the UFC has been put on the defensive when it comes to defending themselves. UFC senior executive vice president and chief operating officer Lawrence Epstein stated in an interview with the LA Times that he wasn’t happy with the...

Oct 24, 2014 4:55 pm

Bisping Not Sold On Cung Le’s Innocence

After Michael Bisping and Cung Le fought at UFC Macau, it was revealed Le tested positive for HGH, and was subsequently suspended for 12 months. Then Le’s camp began questioning the UFC’s testing procedures, and the questioning if they were up to par with WADA standards. The UFC ultimately ended up lifting Le’s suspension, but...

Oct 21, 2014 4:58 pm

TAKE BACKS! Cung Le Cleared Of All Charges, UFC Rescinds Suspension

At UFC Fight Night Macao on August 23rd, UFC contracted with an independent drug testing laboratory in Hong Kong to perform urinalysis testing on all fighters on the card. Additionally, UFC requested the laboratory to test blood samples from 4 fighters for human growth hormone (HGH), erythropoietin (EPO) and testosterone. One of the athletes who...

Oct 13, 2014 10:21 am

PHOTO | Cung Le Continues To Maintain Innocence Following Drug Test Suspension

Cung Le continues to maintain his innocence after failing a drug test for HGH, and being suspended for 12 months. Le reposted the following picture on Instagram. Cargando Please repost to spread the knowledge. #Repost from @cyberbodyshop with @repost_freeapp. Cung being accused of doping for having "elevated" HGH on the unapproved HGH test is the...

Oct 9, 2014 8:12 pm

REPLAY! Bisping vs. Cung Le (Full Fight Replay)

As we count down to the hotly anticipated collision between bitter rivals Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping in the main event of UFC FIGHT NIGHT SYDNEY, which is exclusively live on UFCFIGHTPASS.com on November 8 (November 7 in North America), FIGHT PASS is proud to present a chance to view Bisping’s impressive win over Cung...

Oct 9, 2014 11:05 am

Cung Le Confident He Will Win Drug Test Appeal

“I’m glad I’m able to appeal and am very confident. The facts are out there. If the right test had been done, this would have never happened.” “This is new to everyone — to the UFC, obviously — and I’m happy to now have the chance I deserve to appeal after taking a pounding and...

Oct 8, 2014 6:26 pm

Cung Le Will Get A Chance To Appeal HGH Test Findings

Cung Le will have his day in court arbitration, to attempt to clear himself of any wrong doing in his own personal nightmare, we’re  now calling “HGH Gate”. The popular action star, and former Strikeforce world champion, has been under the microscope ever since controversial images surfaced of him looking like a lab rat on...

Oct 8, 2014 12:04 pm

Expert: ‘Cung Le Test Useless Because UFC Did It Wrong’

“I think (the test done by the UFC) is useless. I wouldn’t pay any attention to it all.” “The only people who can do HGH testing properly are those who are running WADA labs, and have the reagents supplied by WADA. That works. That’s what any sport testing for HGH, that’s legitimate and is useful,...

Oct 8, 2014 5:05 am

Report: Lab Used In Cung Le Test Did Not Meet WADA Criteria

Since the announcement of Cung Le’s positive drug test, the Le camp has remained steadfast in his innocence. Now, in a recent report coming out of MMAJunkie.com, it looks like their argument might hold water. Check it: (Via MMAjunkie.com) Following the Aug. 23 event, a phlebotomist hired by the UFC took blood samples from headliners...

Oct 7, 2014 9:52 am

Victor Conte Slams The UFC For Cung Le Drug Test

Cung Le’s recent positive testing for Human Growth Hormone has sent Victor Conte, Le’s friend and nutrition adviser, into a frenzy. Here’s the notorious Conte’s reaction: @ufc is WRONG 2 suspend @cungle185. The post fight hGH result was scientifically NORMAL & exactly what experts expect. NOT a valid positive — Victor Conte (@VictorConte) October 5,...

Oct 2, 2014 6:32 pm

Cung Le: “I did not take any performance-enhancing drugs”

“I was completely surprised at the results of my recent drug test. I was informed by the UFC that I passed my pre- and post-fight drug test, as well as the majority of the blood tests with the only abnormality being an elevated level of hGH being determined to be present. I tested negative for...

Oct 2, 2014 3:52 am

UFC Officials Release New Details & Extended Punishment For Cung Le

UFC officials have released the following statement regarding the recent positive HGH findings of middleweight fighter, Cung Le. Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, released an updated statement regarding the suspension of UFC middleweight Cung Le: After review by UFC Senior Management, an error was discovered regarding the length of Cung Le’s suspension...

Oct 2, 2014 3:42 am

Bisping: ‘Cung Le Tried To Cheat Me Out Of Victory’

“Fortunately, I won the fight. If I lost, I would be outraged and would have more to say. I don’t want to kick a man while he’s down. He has to explain this to his kids. Hopefully, this will be a lesson for him and everyone: this is not a road one should take. In...

Oct 1, 2014 11:21 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To Cung Le’s Positive PED Test

Earlier this week, we learned that UFC middleweight fighter, Cung Le, had been suspended nine-months for the illegal use of Human Growth Hormone during active competition. As such, the MMA world reacted. It didn't pay to cheat for once, good start to the day. — Brian Stann (@BrianStann) August 23, 2014 @DEVOURED85 unfortunately yes. —...

Oct 1, 2014 8:57 am

Cung Le tests positive for HGH following UFC Fight Night 48

Prior to his headlining bout with Michael Bisping at August’s ‘UFC Fight Night 48’ event in Macau, former Strikeforce champion Cung Le (9-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) fell under heavy scrutiny/suspicion for his abnormally “jacked” physique. Apparently, that suspicion was well warranted, as UFC officials announced on Tuesday that Le tested positive for excess levels of...

Sep 15, 2014 5:06 am

Cung Le Shows Off Marksman Skills With Custom Made Gun

UFC middleweight Cung Le is a few weeks removed from his UFC Macau fight against Michael Bisping, a fight that saw him get decimated for nearly 5 rounds before being stopped by Michael Bisping. Le is enjoying some time off and practicing his marksman skills with his custom pistol. Check it out:

Sep 1, 2014 5:07 am

PHOTO | Cung Le Back In The Gym Training One Week After Bisping Bout

Cung Le is coming off a brutal beating at the hands of Michael Bisping last week at UFC Macau, where he received arguably the worst ‘crimson mask’ since Cain Velasquez fought Bigfoot Silva for the first time. That hasn’t stopped Le from hitting the gym for some weight lifting. Check it out:

Aug 23, 2014 9:11 am

PHOTO | Cung Le Following Tough Bout With Bisping

Following his tough outing this morning in China, a batter Cung Le took to the UFC mic to thank fans for coming out. This photo says it all. OUCH! If you missed the fight, we have the replay right HERE!

Aug 21, 2014 11:14 am

Cung Le, Michael Bisping To Undergo Enhanced Drug Testing

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced, Wednesday evening, that they intend on putting this weekend’s China headliners through enhanced Performance Enhancing Drug testing. Enhanced testing, though costly, includes the most advanced blood and urine screening available to ensure the athletes have not cheated in the lead up to their bouts. UFC on FOX announced the news...

Aug 20, 2014 1:31 pm

UFC on the Fly: Cung Le

On this episode of UFC ON THE FLY, MMA legend Cung Le takes aim at his next action film role, while remaining focused on his two biggest priorities: family and fighting in the UFC. Our cameras follow the former Strikeforce champion through a live fire obstacle course to sharpen his shooting skills for a part...

Aug 19, 2014 8:25 am

Cung Le Still Wants Fight With Anderson Silva

When Anderson Silva was trying to decide who he wanted to defend his title against two years ago, he caused quite the commotion when he said he would like to defend the belt against Cung Le. Le only had 2 wins in the UFC in a total of 3 fights, and wasn’t ranked in the...