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Feb 9, 2015 2:11 pm

Anderson Silva Passes Second Out-Of-Competition Drug Test

The NSAC revealed today that Anderson Silva passed a second drug test, issued on January 19th to test for HGH. The commission took a blood sample for the HGH test, and a urine sample for the PED test, which Silva also passed. The HGH testing was done at a Salt Lake City WADA-accredited Sports Medicine...

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...

Feb 5, 2015 3:54 pm

“BIGFOOT”: Anderson is ‘absolutely’ innocent

Former UFC title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva is ‘absolutely sure’ that fellow Brazilian and former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is not guilty of anything. As a matter of fact, Silva believes that it is likely the doctor who is to blame and that “The Spider” was the ‘victim’ in this doping. His words (via...

Feb 4, 2015 8:00 am

Anderson Silva denies taking steroids prior to UFC 183

Yesterday, the NSAC announced that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for 2 performance enhancing drugs following his victory over Nick Diaz at last weekend’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. “The Spider” was tested for the banned substances on January 9, 2015, but according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission the results...

Feb 3, 2015 5:11 pm

Medical Suspensions Report — ‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Edition

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended 14 UFC 183 fighters, following last Saturday’s event. Topping the list are Tyron Woodley, Miesha Tate, Tim Boetsch, John Lineker, and Tom Watson, who all received six-month terms. The full list of suspensions is as follows: Nick Diaz: Suspended 45 days with no contact 30 days for facial...

Jan 14, 2015 10:35 am

Evans-Smith Issued Temporary Suspension For Banned Substance

e Entertaining UFC female, Ashlee Evans-Smith has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for the use of a banned diuretic in the lead up to her Octagon Debut at UFC 181. Evans-Smith, who did not contest the commission’s findings during a hearing meeting in Nevada, fought and lost to Raquel Pennington on...

Jan 14, 2015 10:26 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC on FOX 13 Edition

Seventeen UFC on FOX 13 fighters have received mandatory medical suspensions following December’s event in Phoenix. The Arizona Boxing and MMA Commission released the list of suspended UFC on FOX 13 fighters earlier this week, six of whom have been served with six-month terms. The full list of suspended fighters is as follows: Junior dos...

Jan 12, 2015 8:46 pm

NSAC Suspends Two Fighters For 9 Months Each

Earlier this week at a hearing, the NSAC suspended both James Wilson and Bryson Gutches for nine months each. Gutches, a WSOF fighter had his submission win over Sosian Abanokov overturned to a no-contest after he tested positive for a diuretic post-fight. He came clean about taking a pill from a woman he didn’t know,...

Jan 12, 2015 11:12 am

Randy Couture On Jon Jones Drug Test: ‘It Raises A Whole Bunch Of Questions’

Recently it was revealed that Jon Jones tested positive for Benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, in a pre-fight drug test. Following the announcement, many UFC fighters, fans, former fighters, and celebrities, began to give their thoughts on the situation. Randy Couture offered his thoughts on the situation in an interview with Submission Radio: “Well...

Jan 10, 2015 12:18 pm

Manager to NSAC: ‘Jon Jones can do coke, but this girl can’t take a flower?’

Yesterday we learned that UFC bantamweight fighter, Ashley Evans-Smith will likely be suspended, following an NSAC hearing on Monday, for using a banned substance to help her lose weight. She denies the allegations, however, the NSAC’s rulings, and drug tests are rarely overturned. The fighter manager fired off at the NSAC, through MMAFighting.com: “All her...

Jan 6, 2015 3:07 pm

Medical Suspensions Report: ‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ Edition

Thirteen UFC 182 fighters have been served with mandatory suspensions by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for injuries sustained while in combat. Topping the list is a set of four athletes who could be out up to six-months for various ailments. Nate Marquardt,Louis Gaudinot, Paul Felder, and Cody Garbrandt will need medical clearance to return...

Jan 2, 2015 11:01 am

No More Out Of Competition Drug Testing For The UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put their best foot forward in 2014, and made an attempt to rid their organization of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s). A costly out-of-competition drug testing campaign was put in place by the company that would ultimately back-fire, just a few months in. “Our legal team completed screwed that up,” echoed UFC...

Dec 8, 2014 8:22 pm

UFC 181 medical suspensions: Pettis out up to 6 months

Fight fans saw an incredible night of fights this past Saturday at UFC 181 where Robbie Lawler was crowned the welterweight champion and Anthony Pettis became the first person to submit Gilbert Melendez as he defended his lightweight title. The UFC 181 medical suspensions are in from the NSAC, which were obtained by Sherdog. Fighters...

Dec 4, 2014 12:50 pm

War Machine Gets 1.5 – 4 years Prison Time

And he hasn’t even gone to trial yet… In the case of War Machine, who is currently awaiting trial for the brutal beating of his ex-girlfriend, a Las Vegas judge has opted to revoke his 2012 probation sentence, and invoke his suspended Jail sentence of 1.5 – 4 years. This comes in addition to the...

Nov 27, 2014 10:33 am

Medical Suspensions Report: No Long Layoffs For Fight Night 57 Competitors

The Texas department of Licensing has issued medical suspensions to all UFC Fight Night 57 participants. However, no term was severe. ‘UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson’ took place last Saturday, from the Frank Erwin Center, in Austin. All but one fighter received a suspension term shorter than 30 days. Here’s the list: Frank...

Nov 17, 2014 4:39 pm

Johnson on suspension being lifted: “I couldn’t do anything but cry”

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson found himself suspended indefinitely by the UFC after domestic violence allegations from his ex-wife. Recently however, the UFC’s investigation turned up that Johnson was innocent, which he maintained throughout the entire process, and ‘Rumble’ was reinstated. Not only that, he was quickly signed to fight Alexander Gustafsson...

Nov 11, 2014 2:58 pm

ESPN Goes Gangster

HE’S BACK! In a welcomed bit of good news, The UFC’s former O.G. (Oregon Gangster), Chael P. Sonnen has inked a new broadcasting deal with, FOX Sports competitor, ESPN. In a recent statement to the Washington Post, the network’s Senior coordinating producer Glenn Jacobs said, “Sonnen will provide studio commentary and on-site analysis for ESPN....

Nov 10, 2014 9:27 am

UFC Fight Night 56 Medical Suspensions, Shogun Faces 2-Month Layoff

At UFC Fight Night 56 this past weekend OSP shocked the world as he KO’d Shogun Rua in just 34 seconds. The bout made fight fans question Shogun’s future in MMA. MMAJunkie has obtained the medical suspensions from the event from the Brazilian MMA commission. Ovince Saint Preux: suspended 14 days with no contact for...