Islam Makhachev News

Feb 11, 2017 5:55 pm

UFC 208 Results: Islam Makhachev defeats Nik Lentz

A lightweight bout between Nik Lentz and Islam Makhachev took place on tonight’s UFC 208 prelims. Round one begins and Nik immediately engages Islam in the clinch. Makhachev scores a quick trip takedown and begins working from full guard. Lentz locks up a guillotine choke but cannot secure the submission. Islam pops his head out...

Jul 27, 2016 1:02 pm

How USADA ruled ‘No Fault’ for Islam Makhachev’s Anti-Doping Policy Violation

On Wednesday, USADA released a statement that Islam Makhachev was ruled with a ‘No Fault’ for his Meldonium Anti-Doping Policy Violation. Makhachev tested positive for the prohibited substance Meldonium, “which was determined to have been ingested by him without fault or negligence.” Makhachev tested positive for the banned substance from a sample collected on April...

Apr 15, 2016 10:58 pm

New details emerge regarding why Islam Makhachev failed drug test

News broke Friday afternoon that UFC on FOX 19 fighter Islam Makhachev had been pulled from his UFC on FOX 19 fight with Drew Dober after it was discovered that he had Meldonium in his system. The UFC issued a statement regarding the situation, which also revealed that Meldonium was only placed on the WADA...

Apr 15, 2016 10:49 pm

UFC issues statement on Islam Makhachev being pulled from UFC on FOX 19

Friday afternoon news broke that Islam Makhachev had been pulled from his UFC on FOX 19 scrap with Drew Dober on Saturday in Tampa after it was discovered that he had used a banned substance. The UFC promptly released a statement on the situation via UFC.com which read: “The UFC organization was notified today that...

Apr 15, 2016 4:34 pm

UFC on FOX 19 fight reportedly cancelled with less than 24 hours to fight

Earlier this week news broke that Lyoto Machida had been pulled from his UFC on FOX 19 scrap with Dan Henderson after admitting to using banned substances during a random out-of-competition drug test. Now, with less than 24 hours until fight night, Islam Makhachev has been reportedly pulled from his fight with Drew Dober after...