852 Search Results for failed drug

Aug 24, 2016 5:58 pm

Daniel Cormier wants to “take control” of his career, and not fight Jon Jones

With just two days to go until UFC 200, Daniel Cormier found himself without an opponent when former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a failed out-of-competition drug test back in June. Fortunately for Cormier, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped in on short notice to replace Jon Jones...

Aug 24, 2016 11:53 am

Jon Jones & Brock Lesnar potentially face reduced suspensions from USADA

With just 48 hours to go until UFC 200, Jon Jones was pulled from the card for failing a random, out-of-competition drug test back in June. Jones has maintained his innocence throughout the entire process of appealing his failed drug test, with USADA looking into the possibility of a contaminated substance being the reason for...

Aug 24, 2016 10:13 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones teaches Snoop Dogg spinning elbow after playfully sparring

[ooyala code=”EybmdpNTE6GsfFepQieGlkcjB5Tt5abP” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may currently be unable to compete while he appeals a failed drug test that saw him pulled from UFC 200, however ‘Bones’ has been enjoying his time off. The pound for pound kingpin can be seen in the video above playfully...

Aug 23, 2016 9:35 am

Mark Hunt blasts Brock Lesnar during WWE PPV event

Following UFC 202 on Saturday night, the WWE held it’s ‘Summerslam’ event on Sunday evening. In the main event, Brock Lesnar returned to the WWE for the first time since his UFC 200 win over Mark Hunt in July. The win was an extremely controversial one given that Lesnar failed an out-of-competition drug test a...


Aug 18, 2016 9:48 am

UFC bantamweight flagged by USADA for potential anti-doping violation

The string of failed drug tests continues! Fresh off of his UFC 201 unanimous decision loss to Erik Perez, Francisco Rivera has been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test on July 23rd, a week prior to his UFC 201 scrap. Rivera spoke about the situation to MMAFighting, blaming the failed...

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 16, 2016 3:28 pm

Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones USADA update

Tuesday afternoon UFC President Dana White shocked the MMA community as he gave a major update in regards to Jon Jones’ failed drug test case with the US Anti-Doping Agency. Jones, who was pulled from UFC 200 for a failed out-of-competition drug test, actually “did not take the drug everybody thought he took” according to...

Aug 11, 2016 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen ready to put friendship aside for Nick Diaz fight?

Just several weeks ago, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen, and MMA veteran Nick Diaz, both celebrated the end of their suspensions. Sonnen was suspended 2-years for a pair of failed drug tests back in 2014 prior to his scheduled fight with Vitor Belfort. After it was revealed that he failed the drug tests, Sonnen...

Aug 9, 2016 3:37 pm

UFC fighter flagged by USADA, won’t face suspension

News surfaced this week that ‘Ultimate Fighter: China’ winner Ning Guangyou failed a drug test for Clanbuterol. The failed drug test stems from a random out-of-competition drug test back in May. Interestingly enough, Guangyou will not be suspended for the infraction given that since 2011, WADA has been aware that failed drug tests for Clanbuterol...

Jul 28, 2016 8:26 am

Mark Hunt rips “f***ing hypocrite” Brock Lesnar

Mark Hunt has been on a verbal tear since it was revealed that his UFC 200 opponent, Brock Lesnar, had failed a pre-fight drug test in June, and another on fight night. Hunt has repeatedly put Lesnar on blast for the offense, in addition to putting Lesnar on blast, Hunt has put the UFC on...

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 22, 2016 10:58 pm

Gilbert Melendez eyeing future fight with fellow veteran Eddie Alvarez

Back at UFC 188, Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez squared off in the co-main event of the highly anticipated card. Alvarez was looking to bounce back from a lopsided loss to Donald Cerrone, and capture his first UFC win. Melendez on the other hand was looking to return to the win column after a submission...

Jul 22, 2016 11:39 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ main event preview

Saturday afternoon in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC will hold it’s 20th event on Fox. In the main event, Holly Holm will square off against Valentina Shevchenko in a pivotal women’s bantamweight matchup. Also on the main card, top ranked lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Edson Barboza will square off in the co-main event. The fight will...

Jul 21, 2016 12:56 pm

Dana White fires back at “dirtbag” Bob Arum

In the wake of the UFC being sold for $4 billion, Top Rank Boxing CEO Bob Arum decided to take the opportunity to criticize the UFC and it’s fighters for a string of failed drug tests. Prior to the event, Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation, and after...

Jul 13, 2016 8:13 pm

Nevada Athletic Commission to hold hearing on extension of temporary suspension for Jon Jones

The Nevada Athletic Commission has set things in motion on dealing with Jon Jones and his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. MMA journalist Shaheen Al-Shatti tweeted on Wednesday, “The Nevada Athletic Commission will hold a ‘hearing on extension of temporary suspension’ for Jon Jones at its Mon. July 18 meeting.” The Nevada Athletic Commission will hold...

Jul 12, 2016 1:12 pm

Chuck Liddell bashes Jon Jones: ‘Don’t be crying, you know you took something’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell didn’t feel any pity for Jon Jones when he began crying at his press conference addressing the media about his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. Liddell spoke with MMA Mania about how he believes that Jones knowingly took banned substances, which resulted in the failed drug tests. “Don’t be...

Jul 5, 2016 1:34 pm

Frank Mir has asked the UFC to be released

Back in April, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir was notified that he had failed his ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’ post-fight drug test. Mir failed the test for oral turinabol metabolites, blaming the failed drug test on contaminated kangaroo meat. While there has been no word yet as to how long Mir will be suspended,...

May 7, 2016 8:57 am

Carlos Condit allegedly training for potential Nick Diaz rematch

Back in 2012, Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz fought for the interim UFC welterweight championship at UFC 143. Ultimately, Condit was awarded the unanimous decision win, although many believed that Diaz should have won the fight given the fact that he was the aggressor throughout the entire fight. Since then, there has always been talk...

May 4, 2016 10:02 am

Michael Bisping reveals plans for his next fight

Since Michael Bisping defeated Anderson Silva in the main event of ‘UFC London’ back in February, there has been much speculation as to where Bisping falls in the UFC middleweight title picture. While Yoel Romero became the #1 contender at middleweight after defeating Jacare Souza at UFC 194, a failed drug test has landed Romero...

Apr 14, 2016 11:26 am

VIDEO | Tecia Torres does an astounding job promoting new co-main event fight with Rose Namajunas

[ooyala code=”Q5aWV0MjE6W2eUIVwMkL0LLR6ReMl4N_” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true”] Unfortunate circumstances have shaken up the UFC on FOX 19 card just days before the set date this weekend with Tony Ferguson’s recent injury and Lyoto Machida’s failed drug test. For Tecia Torres and Rose Namajunas, it is an opportunity. UFC Tonight announced on Wednesday that their bout would...

Apr 13, 2016 3:21 pm

Dan Henderson reacts to news of Lyoto Machida using banned substance

Wednesday afternoon news broke that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida admitted to the usage of a banned substance during a random out-of-competition drug test administered by USADA. Machida was subsequently pulled from his upcoming rematch with Dan Henderson on Saturday at UFC on FOX 19, with Henderson being re-booked for a fight with a different...

Feb 26, 2016 8:40 am

Michael Bisping blasts Anderson Silva: “All the steroids will not help you”

At the ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ weigh-ins just moments ago Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping had their final staredown before stepping into the Octagon tomorrow in London. Following their staredown, Michael Bisping used his weigh-in interview to bash Silva for his failed drug tests. “This man is a cheat! This man is a fraud! And...

Feb 25, 2016 10:42 am

REPLAY! ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ top 5 media day moments

Saturday evening in London Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will square off in the main event of ‘UFC London’ on UFC Fight Pass. Ahead of the bout there has been tension between the fighters due to the fact that Bisping has repeatedly taken verbal shots at Anderson Silva’s pair of failed drug tests surrounding his...

Feb 25, 2016 9:19 am

REPLAY! Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping staredown in London

Beautiful view. Scary tension. #UFCLondon https://t.co/wncglW2azq — #UFCLondon (@ufc) February 25, 2016 Wednesday afternoon in London, Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping had a staredown ahead of their ‘UFC London’ scrap Saturday evening on UFC Fight Pass. While things didn’t get physical during the staredown, there was obvious tension given the verbal jabs Bisping has been...

Feb 23, 2016 8:01 am

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi expertly breaks down Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping

On Saturday in London, Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’. The fight will be the first for Silva since his UFC 183 win over Nick Diaz which was ultimately overturned after Silva failed a pair of drug tests. The former champ was...