1878 Search Results for drug test

Jul 6, 2015 12:43 pm

Gilbert Melendez Tests Positive for Banned Substance, Suspended for 1 Year

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez has failed his UFC 188 post fight drug test and as a result, has been suspended by the company for one year. Melendez was originally scheduled to face Al Iaquinta on July 15th, but the failed drug test will put a halt to the fight. UFC broke the news on Monday...

Jul 3, 2015 2:19 pm

Justin Buchholz: ‘Let’s Focus On Testing Guys, Not Banning IV Bags’

“Their job is to prefect the fighters from illegal substances, not how much weight they should be cutting.” “If you cut any amount of weight, I would suggest an IV bag. If you’re cutting something like 5 pounds the day of, man that’s rough.” “I would say, let’s focus on testing guys. Let’s focus on...

Jun 25, 2015 8:06 am

GSP UPDATE! Will The New Drug Policy Be Enough?

Former UFC champion Georges St. Pierre left the promotion and cited the lack of drug-testing as one of his reasons. So, with the new, extensive, anti-doping policy set to start next month will we see the once welterweight king return to action? Maybe. According to UFC Tonight analyst, sources close to St. Pierre say that...

Jun 23, 2015 4:50 pm

CSAC Suspends Former Champ For 3 Years Following Failed PED Test

Bad news for the former champion who got busted with a field drug test. Former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko was handed down a harsh penalty by the California State Athletic Commission today at a hearing. The fighter was suspended for three years and fined $10,000 for testing positive for steroid oxandrolone and oxandrolone metabolites...

Jun 18, 2015 6:32 am

Rory MacDonald Has Been Tested Twice Ahead Of Title Fight

“I’ve been tested twice. Yesterday in the afternoon, and then not last Saturday, but the Saturday before that. (I gave) blood and urine.” “I think it’s a good thing; cheaters need to be punished for what they’re doing. The system that they’re using, it was just so lenient that the guys would cheat anyway and...

Jun 12, 2015 2:03 pm

NSAC Works It Out, Tests Aldo Again

Early today reports came out that Jose Aldo was given a random urine drug test on Thursday, but the test was discarded because of an issue with the drug tester. The tester, sent by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, did not have a proper work visa for brazil, so the test was thrown out after...

Jun 10, 2015 2:54 pm

TESTS PASSED! Shamrock Insists New Physique Result Of Hard Work, not PED’s

“Hard work, and genetics. I think if you’ve watched me throughout my career, when I try to go and pack on weight, I’m not as lean. When I don’t worry about packing the weight on, and I just worry about my cardio and speed, then I get leaner. That’s just how I’ve been throughout my...

Jun 9, 2015 4:11 pm

California Leads Charge, Suspends Fighter For Two Years Following Failed PED Test

The California State Athletic Commission is not messing around anymore. Today, Executive Director Andy Foster announced that two fighters who fought on the Bellator 137, card failed their drug test. According to Foster, bantamweight Mike Richman and welterweight Fernando Gonzalez failed their test. Richman lost his fight and tested positive for a PED. Gonzalez won...

Jun 8, 2015 2:41 pm

Rothwell: ‘I Doubt Velasquez Will Fight the Same Once PED Testing Starts’

Ben Rothwell is basking in the glory of his win from Saturday night when he dominated “Meathead” Matt Mitrione at UFC Fight Night 68. Rothwell cut an interview after the fight which put the entire heavyweight division on blast, and he vowed he would become the UFC Heavyweight Champion. Rothwell has his sights set on...

Jun 4, 2015 7:27 am

Presidential Address — White Talks Reebok, Drugs, And Upcoming UFC Fights

Here from Dana White, as he covers all the current MMA topics including fighter unions, Reebok deal, fighters complaining, drug testing, and big fights approaching. One stop shop for all the Dana White you can handle. BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media Day! — WATCH!

May 28, 2015 6:59 pm

Correia Shows Poor Taste In Latest Apology, Makes Things Worse

Bethe Correia is still trying to do damage control after her comments about Ronda Rousey committing suicide brought a ton of negative backlash. Correia was talking to the media in Brazil and tried her best to rectify the problem. “I was just showing her weak psychology for sports. I knew her father had died when...

May 19, 2015 1:39 pm

Travis Browne Not A Fan of NSAC’s New Drug Policy

UFC heavyweight Travis Browne usually doesn’t show much sympathy while he is on the octagon blasting people’s heads off. However, when it comes to the recent news that the Nevada State Athletic Commission could be dishing out year-long bans for fighters who pop positive in their drug tests, he felt the need to speak up....

May 15, 2015 11:40 am

NSAC Approves Measures For Lifetime Bans On Drug Users

The Nevada State Athletic Commission seems to be following UFC’s lead with more severe drug test enforcement as they have approved several new rules that are to be added to their book for drug test failure punishments. The UFC started to crack down on performance enhancing drug use in their promotion after Hector Lombard tested...

May 3, 2015 3:11 pm

Nick Diaz Tested Three Times Night of UFC 183, Passed 2 Out Of 3

  Some interesting information regarding Nick Diaz’a failed drug test at UFC 183 has emerged. According to MMAJunkie, documentation from the test administered that night show that Diaz was tested three separate times during the day. Here’s a breakdown of the test: 7:12 p.m.(before fight)– urine test given was sent to Sports Medicine Research and...

Apr 22, 2015 11:41 am

UFC Fighter: ‘Great. I’m Being Tested On the Day After 4/20’

The holiday of 4/20 has come and gone and now is the time for big corporations to execute their “random” drug testing. Neil Magny got his blood drawn the day after April 20th! He is currently riding a six fight win-streak which includes wins over the likes of Tim Means and Kiichi Kunimoto. The sky...

Apr 12, 2015 9:50 am

Wanderlei Silva Rips Out-Of-Competition Testing: ‘Fighters Can Do Anything They Want’

Wanderlei Silva does not like out-of-competition drug testing. The Pride legend recently talked about the topic and had some interesting things to say. Check it out! “If I’m going to fight you today, I have to be clean today. There are anti-inflammatories and painkillers that are considered doping, but are not. I’m against steroids. Steroids...

Apr 4, 2015 2:16 am

RESPONSE! ‘Budweiser Is All I’ll Test Hot For Khabib’

Yes @ufc please drug test me! You'll fine 100% true American hard work. And going out on a limb here but more then likely Budweiser — Cowboy Cerrone (@Cowboycerrone) April 3, 2015 Khabib Nurmagomedov took to Twitter and asked UFC if they could drug test Donald Cerrone due to a past failure in WEC. “Cowboy’s”...

Mar 17, 2015 11:34 am

Tito Ortiz On Anderson Silva’s PED Test — “How could you?”

“It made me scratch my head a couple times. Anderson, how could you do that? I’m a huge fan of Anderson. That was just too bad. I don’t know what kind of thoughts he’s getting from his training partners or from his trainers, but things like that, you shouldn’t do.” “I’ve had major surgeries. I’ve...

Mar 16, 2015 1:42 pm

SHOTS FIRED! Mayweather Sends Drug Inspector To Pacquiao House

Floyd Mayweather has fired the first shots in the battle of drug testing between himself and Manny Pacquiao. In accordance with their contractual agreement, Mayweather requested drug inspectors to pay a surprise visit to Manny Pacquiao for a random drug screening. The Daily Mail has it: Pacquiao was approached unannounced by an anti-doping examiner at...

Mar 13, 2015 1:12 pm

All UFC Fight Night 61 Fighters Test Clean

Brazil’s MMA regulator, CABMMA, has released the drug testing results from last month’s UFC Fight Night 61 event. CABMMA tested all fighters on the card, and all tested clean. All combatants were tested for both Performance Enhancing Drugs and recreational drugs of abuse. Additionally, six undisclosed athletes underwent enhanced testing for EPO. ‘UFC Fight Night...

Mar 11, 2015 12:09 pm

Belfort on PEDs: ‘Everybody’s guilty until they’re tested’

“I didn’t talk about my fight — as a businessman I was talking about my future. They drug test everybody. Forty-percent (of fighters), they fail drug tests. Forty. That’s a big amount. So now they come with these new rules. These new rules, to work, everybody’s guilty until they’re tested. So if we want to...

Mar 5, 2015 11:42 am

NOT FAIR! ‘I’ve been tested 7 times, Wiedman only once’

“In 2013, I was the only one (tested randomly). I was tested seven times for my fight with Weidman. Seven times. Did they test my opponent seven times?” “The funny thing is that everybody is clean, nobody do anything wrong. But when they started testing everybody, how many got caught? Forty percent? That shows that...

Mar 2, 2015 8:14 pm

ABC President Supports UFC Out-Of-Competition Testing Program

With the recent string of PED failures in MMA, most notably the UFC, the UFC plans to take further steps to attempt to eradicate PEDs, and PED users, from the sport of MMA. At a special press conference to address the PED problem, the UFC revealed their plan to push for 2-5 year suspensions, and...

Feb 23, 2015 8:41 pm

Bisping: ‘I Wish Harsher PED Testing Started Sooner’

Recently the UFC announced stricter penalties for PED users, with more frequent testing, and the promotion pushing for suspensions of two to 4 years for fighters who test positive for banned substances. MMA and UFC veteran Michael Bisping spoke to Fox Sports to discuss his thoughts on the harsher PED testing policies, and harsher penalties....

Feb 19, 2015 4:00 am

Cormier, Dillashaw, Florian, And Rousey React To The UFC’s New Drug Policy

During last night’s UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 broadcast the panel shared their reactions to the UFC’s new enhanced drug testing policy. Daniel Cormier on the UFC’s new testing policies: “I heard that they are going to continue to test and weed out the guys who are cheating, not only the fans, but the...

Feb 18, 2015 8:33 pm

UFC Fighters React To The UFC’s New Drug Policy

Earlier today, the Ultimate Fighting Championship declared a war on all drugs in it’s organization. Seeking 2-4 year suspension terms, and a promise to test over 500 fighters, the promotion is taking the hardest stand on PED’s in sporting history. Their fighters react: Love the stance UFC is taking on PED's now. Gonna be great...