1651 Search Results for drug test

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 5, 2015 2:00 pm

Nevada: ‘We would never conspire to delay drug results’

Anderson Silva failed his pre-fight drug test on January 9 for two different steroids. The former champion was then allowed to fight on February 3 in the UFC 183 main event against Nick Diaz. Fans, and fighters, have an issue with that, and rightfully so. In a new interview with the Los Angeles Times, Bob...


Feb 4, 2015 4:20 am

UFC Fighters React To Anderson Silva’s Failed PED Test

The MMA world is in shock following the recent news that Anderson Silva has failed his pre-fight drug test for two-different types of performance enhancing drugs. Here’s the most notable reactions: Sad that Anderson silva tested positive for steroids. Although in hindsight, I'm not surprised. I'm too naive. #any1notcheatingbesidesme — michael (@bisping) February 4, 2015...

Feb 4, 2015 4:06 am

UPDATE! Anderson Silva Tests Positive For Two PED’s

It’s been a crazy year for the sport of Mixed Martial Art, and we’re only one month in. Super heroes of the sport are falling from their pedestals, but not in the Octagon. In the latest bit of news, the widely regarded, Greatest Fighter Of All Time (GOAT), Anderson Silva was revealed to have tested positive for...

Jan 12, 2015 8:32 pm

NSAC Considering Forming Committee To Address Out-Of-Competition Testing

On the heels of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones testing positive for the main metabolite in cocaine, the NSAC spoke during a hearing recently about the possibility of forming a committee to address out-of-competition drug testing, which is viewed as somewhat of a gray area. Commissioner Pat Lundvall cautioned the commission to choose their...

Jan 8, 2015 6:12 pm

NSAC Says Jones’ CIR Tests Came Back Clean

As the train continues to fills on the Jon Jone’s witch hunt express, so do the allegations that he’s defrauded the public, and the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Part of the public’s gripe can now be put to rest, as it appears to be recently revealed as  a non-issue. According to a report coming...

Jan 8, 2015 3:48 pm

NSAC blames oversight for Jones Testing Fiasco

A lot of questions still remain unanswered regarding UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones positive test for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, on December 4, 30 days before his UFC 182 title fight with Daniel Cormier in Las Vegas. One of the more frequent questions being asked is: When did Jones and his team find...

Jan 7, 2015 6:13 pm

White: Jones Positive Test A Great Thing, Champ Could Return Better

“I was shocked, obviously, and this is one of those situations where it’s so different than if a guy gets busted for performance-enhancing drugs. You worry about the person first, you know? You forget about the fighting and the work side of it. You worry about the person, Jon Jones as a person. He got checked...

Jan 7, 2015 5:50 pm

Jones Test Results Revealed, Show Abnormal Hormone Levels Along With Cocaine Metabolites

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones should be on cloud nine following Saturday’s victory over Daniel Cormier. He left the Arena a champion, and record holder, with analysts around the world calling him the pound-for-pound king. By all accounts Jones, adorned with his flashy new Reebok gear, had it all. However,  just two-short days later...

Jan 7, 2015 11:34 am

Fans React To Jones Test With Plethora Of Funny Internet Memes (NSFW)

Our Facebook fan page has been inundated with massive amounts of picture comments poking fun at UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones. And while the champ’s situation is far too common in the world, and tragic, our readers can sure get creative. And it’s that creativity, not the drug test that is being celebrated here....

Jan 7, 2015 8:09 am

Cormier: ‘Losing to a guy on drugs doesn’t make me feel better’

While Jon Jones deals with his battle on the drug front, his last opponent Daniel Cormier is dealing with another kind of battle. The battle of handling your first professional defeat. And while Jon Jones has occupied most our thoughts, including D.C.’s, it’s not the drugs haunting Cormier today. It’s the loss. D.C. tells MMAJunkie.com: “It doesn’t make...

Jan 7, 2015 7:40 am

Report: NSAC Test On Jones Erroneous, Shouldn’t Have Been Done

The world is slowly unraveling the recent events surrounding Jon Jones’ recent failed drug test for cocaine. And on the top of everyone’s inquisition is, why do a drug test for cocaine in an out-of-competition test if the crime bars no penalty? A legit question, one that the Nevada State Athletic Commission is basically saying,...

Dec 8, 2014 9:21 am

CABMMA responds to PED testing accusations

Following UFC 179, which took place in Brazil at the end of October, Chad Macias came forward to discuss his findings, and said the Brazilian Commission (CABMMA) did not drug test Phil Davis for HGH or EPO. Macias argued that Davis hadn’t been blood tested, which is the only way to test for HGH, and...

Nov 6, 2014 2:09 pm

Rockhold, Weidman, Bisping Trash Belfort Over Drug Use

During yesterday’s pre-fight press conference, in Sydney, the attention turned to Vitor Belfort, and with three of the division’s elite competitors handy, they enjoyed a good time at the Brazilian’s expense. Bisping kicked things off when asked, by the media, about “The Phenom”‘s chances against Chris Weidman. “That’s quite a shit stirring question. You’re going...

Oct 24, 2014 12:32 pm

Vitor Belfort Hasn’t Been Tested By Nevada Since Last Hearing

Despite the ramped up drug testing in the last few months, it turns out Vitor Belfort hasn’t been drug tested by the NSAC since his hearing in July, where the commission agreed to license Belfort to fight Chris Weidman. The failed drug test earlier this summer was the second Belfort’s career, leaving many to wonder...

Oct 23, 2014 1:04 pm

Nevada Won’t Be Testing Vitor Belfort Ahead Of Weidman Bout

The Nevada State Athletic Commission will not be putting Vitor Belfort under their random drug testing protocol ahead of his upcoming bout against Chris Weidman. While “The Phenom” was originally expected to have the microscope on him, an injury to Chris Weidman has forced the duo out of Nevada’s reach. Ariel Helwani reported: (Via MMAFighting.com)...

Oct 13, 2014 3:45 pm

Hallmann Blames Commission For Failed Blood Test, Commission Says He Failed For Urine

Yesterday Piotr Hallmann took shots at the Brazilian Athletic Commission, saying their poor testing procedures, and mishandling of his blood sample led to his drug test appearing as positive (Read about that HERE), however today the Commission fired back, saying he failed his urine sample, making his argument next to irrelevant. The commission spoke to...

Oct 8, 2014 6:26 pm

Cung Le Will Get A Chance To Appeal HGH Test Findings

Cung Le will have his day in court arbitration, to attempt to clear himself of any wrong doing in his own personal nightmare, we’re  now calling “HGH Gate”. The popular action star, and former Strikeforce world champion, has been under the microscope ever since controversial images surfaced of him looking like a lab rat on...

Oct 8, 2014 12:04 pm

Expert: ‘Cung Le Test Useless Because UFC Did It Wrong’

“I think (the test done by the UFC) is useless. I wouldn’t pay any attention to it all.” “The only people who can do HGH testing properly are those who are running WADA labs, and have the reagents supplied by WADA. That works. That’s what any sport testing for HGH, that’s legitimate and is useful,...

Oct 8, 2014 5:05 am

Report: Lab Used In Cung Le Test Did Not Meet WADA Criteria

Since the announcement of Cung Le’s positive drug test, the Le camp has remained steadfast in his innocence. Now, in a recent report coming out of MMAJunkie.com, it looks like their argument might hold water. Check it: (Via MMAjunkie.com) Following the Aug. 23 event, a phlebotomist hired by the UFC took blood samples from headliners...

Oct 2, 2014 6:32 pm

Cung Le: “I did not take any performance-enhancing drugs”

“I was completely surprised at the results of my recent drug test. I was informed by the UFC that I passed my pre- and post-fight drug test, as well as the majority of the blood tests with the only abnormality being an elevated level of hGH being determined to be present. I tested negative for...

Oct 2, 2014 3:59 am

UFC Boss Confirms Random Testing For All 500 UFC Fighters

“Well, actually it’s becoming less of a problem, because we have really stepped up our game as far as testing. So for these athletes there’s nowhere to hide. The first step was working with the various athletic commissions to make sure we had testing for the night of the fight, for every fighter on the...

Oct 1, 2014 11:21 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To Cung Le’s Positive PED Test

Earlier this week, we learned that UFC middleweight fighter, Cung Le, had been suspended nine-months for the illegal use of Human Growth Hormone during active competition. As such, the MMA world reacted. It didn't pay to cheat for once, good start to the day. — Brian Stann (@BrianStann) August 23, 2014 @DEVOURED85 unfortunately yes. —...

Oct 1, 2014 8:57 am

Cung Le tests positive for HGH following UFC Fight Night 48

Prior to his headlining bout with Michael Bisping at August’s ‘UFC Fight Night 48’ event in Macau, former Strikeforce champion Cung Le (9-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) fell under heavy scrutiny/suspicion for his abnormally “jacked” physique. Apparently, that suspicion was well warranted, as UFC officials announced on Tuesday that Le tested positive for excess levels of...

Aug 28, 2014 5:06 am

UFC To Implement Random Blood And Urine Testing In Next Several Months

The end goal is unannounced, year-round blood and urine tests on the UFC’s stable of approximately 500 athletes using an independent sample collector. “We are meeting with different companies right now and we’re going to have out-of-competition testing,” Ratner told ESPN.com. “We’re not sure when it’s going to start, but we’re working on it right...

Aug 22, 2014 2:30 pm

GSP: ‘I’ll never fight in the UFC again without WADA testing being implemented’

“I will never fight again in MMA without my opponent and myself being thoroughly tested for the most advanced PEDs by a credible independent anti-doping organization like VADA or USADA under the strictest standards of the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) Code. A true martial artist must respect his opponent and fight clean.” In a recent...