628 Search Results for failed drug

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 12, 2015 11:42 am

Bellator’s Emanuel Newton Gets Popped For Puffing Ganja

Another failed drug test has hit the MMA world, this time coming from former Bellator light-heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton. Newton, who lost his title via decision in the Bellator 134 main event, tested positive for marijuana during his fight night drug test. The Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletics regulations has suspended him for 90 days,...

Mar 2, 2015 8:35 pm

Jessica Eye Threatens Violence If She Is Passed Up For Title Shot

After Ronda Rousey defeated Cat Zingano via armlock in just 14 seconds at UFC 184 on Saturday, she was asked who she would like to fight next, as she has nearly cleaned out her division. Rousey stated that she would like to fight either Holly Holm, or Bethe Correira. However, she didn’t mention Jessica Eye....


Feb 25, 2015 3:11 pm

Palhares: ‘Fitch the cheater got what he deserved’

Following Jon Fitch’s WSOF title bout against Rousimar Palhares, it was revealed that Fitch failed his post-fight drug test, for an undisclosed substance. The failed drug test was one that Palhares found quite interesting, given that Fitch called Palhares a dirty fighter prior to the fight. Palters spoke to MMAFighting about the irony of the...

Feb 24, 2015 3:01 pm

Rob Emerson Clears The Air, And You Should Listen — Exclusive

Contestant on season 5 of The Ultimate Fighter and former UFC lightweight Rob Emerson recently spoke with BJPENN.COM. Emerson, who has been fighting under the Bellator MMA banner in their bantamweight division, talked about several hot topics including his past trouble with the law, the rumors about him and Ian McCall’s ex-wife and the failed...

Feb 24, 2015 3:00 pm

Justin Buchholz Talks PEDs: ‘You Have To Make Sure It’s A Level Playing Field’

Justin Buchholz of Team Alpha Male and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy returned on Thursday with another episode of the MMA video podcast, Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Male Radio). Among the conversations had during the show the hot topic of steroid use and failed drug test came up. The two hosts talked about...

Feb 17, 2015 4:02 pm

Hector Lombard Suspended By NSAC Pending Disciplinary Hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today moved to temporarily suspend Hector Lombard pending a disciplinary hearing for his failed UFC 182 drug test, for elevated levels of testosterone. The States Attorney General has requested a disciplinary hearing to deal with Lombard’s failed drug test following his UFC 182 victory over Josh Burkman. The Commission approved...

Feb 17, 2015 3:56 pm

Anderson Silva Suspended By NSAC Pending Disciplinary Hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today moved to temporarily suspend Anderson Silva pending a disciplinary hearing for his failed UFC 183 drug test, for steroids. The States Attorney General has requested a disciplinary hearing to deal with Silva’s multiple failed drug tests in the state in the lead up and post UFC 183. The Commission...

Feb 16, 2015 9:08 pm

Brown: ‘Beating Hendricks Is The Key To A Title Shot’

Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown is currently coming off of a hard fought decision loss to Robbie Lawler. The loss snapped a 7 fight win streak for Brown, and cost him a shot at the welterweight title, which Lawler went on to win. On March 14th, Matt Brown will have the chance to earn a #1...

Feb 13, 2015 4:48 am

Daniel Cormier & Michael Bisping slam steroid users in the UFC

In the wake of recent failed drug tests by Anderson Silva and Hector Lombard, top contenders Daniel Cormier & Michael Bisping with a strong take on steroid use in the UFC: “If you take steroids, you can kiss my ass.” REPLAY! TEAM ALPHA MALE RADIO FEATURING URIJAH FABER. SEE WHAT ALL THE HYPE’S ABOUT:

Feb 12, 2015 4:30 am

Bisping: ‘There needs to be harsher penalties for PED users’

“Dana White said if people are using it, they’re going to get caught. We’re seeing that. For people who don’t know too much about the sport and see legends like Anderson Silva get caught, it looks bad and leaves a bad tasted in people’s mouths. I’d like to see every main event and co-main event...

Feb 11, 2015 4:15 am

Rousey Reacts To Silva’s Test: ‘I wanted to cry… PEDs are a weapon’

“I was heartbroken to hear that, I wanted to cry… People need to realize that is a weapon and they’re bringing a weapon into the cage and they’re making our sport unsafe,The day that a person dies in that Octagon and the person who killed them tests positive for performance-enhancing drugs, we’re going to have...

Feb 9, 2015 4:57 pm

Bigfoot Blames Doctor For Silva’s Positive PED Test

UFC heavyweight Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is stepping up to defend his friend, and teammate Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva after it was revealed earlier this month that Silva failed a pre-fight random drug test ahead of UFC 183. Bigfoot points out that Anderson has had a 17-year long MMA career, and has never tested positive for...

Feb 9, 2015 4:57 pm

Sonnen On “Party Animal” Jones: ‘I Wish He Would Stop’

Chael Sonnen had earned a negative reputation in the eyes of many largely in part to his harsh war of words with Anderson Silva leading up to both of his fights against Silva. When Sonnen appeared as a coach on The Ultimate Fighter, opposite Jon Jones, Sonnen earned the respect of many fans for his...

Feb 9, 2015 4:52 pm

Sonnen: ‘Jones Is The Baddest Man On The Planet’

Chael Sonnen has fought many top contenders throughout his 44 fight professional MMA career, including: Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Shogun Rua, Rashad Evans, Mayhem Miller, and more. Despite being retired now, Sonnen still manages to keep his name in headlines with his podcast, through Tweets, and with interviews. Since it was announced that Anderson Silva...

Feb 9, 2015 1:50 pm

Anderson Silva Pulled From ‘TUF Brazil’ Coaching Slot

Just moments ago the UFC announced that Anderson Silva will no longer be a coach on TUF Brazil 4 following his recent failed drug test. Silva has yet to appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but will do so on February 17th. The UFC sent the following press release regarding the situation: The UFC®...

Feb 9, 2015 7:45 am

GSP: ‘Silva vs. Diaz Should Have Been Cancelled, PED’s Are Weapons’

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre has always been vocal about his stance on PEDs, saying they have no place in the sport, and even going as far as to cite the PED problems in MMA for one of the reasons for his retirement. Following Anderson Silva’s failed drug test for 2 PED’s, Georges...

Feb 9, 2015 7:32 am

UFC Denies Withholding Anderson Silva’s payment

Yesterday news surfaced that the UFC had been withholding a $6 Million payment to Anderson Silva in U.S. Dollars as a result of his failed drug test from UFC 183 (See that HERE) This outraged many fans, who felt the UFC should also have withheld Jon Jones earnings from UFC 182, where Jones tested positive...

Feb 8, 2015 3:40 pm

Zahabi: ‘GSP Is The Best Pound For Pound Fighter’

Since Anderson Silva’s recently announced failed drug test for anabolic steroids, there has been much talk regarding his status as the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time). Many have began calling UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones, or Georges St. Pierre the GOAT, whereas others give the title to Fedor Emelianenko. Tristar gym head coach, Firas...

Feb 8, 2015 2:19 pm

Firas Zahabi Compares Anderson Silva To Lance Armstrong

Since news broke of Anderson Silva’s failed pre-fight random drug test ahead of UFC 183, there has been much talk of whether or not Silva is still the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time). In the eyes of many, including Chael Sonnen, the failed drug test puts Silva’s past record into question, leaving many to wonder...

Feb 6, 2015 11:32 am

Anderson Silva’s Win Over Nick Diaz Taken Away By Nevada

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is having a rough week. After learning of his failed drug test, the widely considered pound-for-pound greatest fighter of all-time will have most recent win over Nick Diaz overturned by the State of Nevada. This unfortunate turn of events makes Silva winless in 2.5 years, with his last Octagon...

Feb 4, 2015 1:39 pm

Cesar Gracie: Nick Failing For Weed “No Shocker”

“My understanding was he passed the test, then he fought and then after he passed the test, he did not smoke. What we think happened is the exertion of the fight affected the test and that’s why he tested positive.” “It’s not a shocker. His DNA is THC, let’s face it. No one is surprised...

Feb 4, 2015 4:30 am

Why Was Anderson Silva Allowed To Fight?

Fans and fighters around the world are asking themselves one question today… Why was Anderson Silva allowed to fight following his failed drug test? WoW! @ufc has a lot of explaining to do. #SAD day in the ufc world. Crazy how Dana can control if they fight or not.The mighty dollar! LOL — Tito Ortiz...

Feb 4, 2015 4:05 am

Nevada Commissioner: Anderson Silva Failure “Unfortunate For All Of Us”

“I think it’s very unfortunate. The UFC have made a tremendous effort to level the playing field in their fight against PEDs. Credit goes to them for doing the right thing based on principles and they continue to support our out-of-competition drug testing efforts. You can’t lose sight of all the other athletes that do...

Jan 23, 2015 11:39 am

Mousasi: “Jones can do what he wants’

“I think Jon Jones is a grown man and can do what he wants. Of course a lot of people have their eyes on him because he’s a famous athlete, but I think people are making too big a deal out of it. We’ve all done stupid things when we’re young. Because he’s a celebrity...

Jan 19, 2015 7:02 am

Jon Jones fined $25,000 For Code Of Conduct Violation

Earlier this week news broke that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones had been fined $25,000 for a code of conduct violation stemming from his failed drug test for the primary metabolite in cocaine, Benzoylecgonine. The UFC released a statement regarding the fine, saying: “The UFC announced today that it has fined light heavyweight champion...