1389 Search Results for drug test

Apr 16, 2012 8:13 am

Dana White Explodes with F Bombs – We Can't Drug Test All Our Fighters

By Lynn Mitchell: Days leading up to a statement where The UFC President Dana White explains at Saturday’s post-UFC on FUEL TV 2 press conference in Stockholm, in colorful detail why the UFC will not do random testing on the UFC roster of 375 fighters. Alistair Overeem the contender for the heavyweight title fight to...

Apr 12, 2012 9:30 am

Food For Thought | Why Don't Bellator Fighters Fail Drug Tests?

By Giovanni Burns: On the brink of trying to scramble for a possible replacement for UFC Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem after a failed drug test, questions remain about the fact that UFC fighters are failing drug tests at alarming rates, as opposed to the second largest MMA promotion Bellator and other “B level” mixed martial...

Apr 9, 2012 10:26 am

Quick Twitt | Chael Sonnen Shocked Overeem Failed Drug Test

UFC middleweight number one contender, Chael Sonnen, took to twitter recently with his reaction towards the news that Alistair Overeem had failed his pre-fight drug test. However, I believe it is safe to assume that there is a hint of sarcasm behind his remarks. Thoughts?


Apr 4, 2012 3:02 pm

Overeem Fails Last Week’s Random Drug Test | UFC 146 Main Event In Jeopardy

Last week the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) exercised their right to request urine samples from the six-UFC heavyweights that participated in the UFC 146 pre-fight press conference on Tuesday. Among the men tested was main event fighter Alistair Overeem. He failed. According to the NSAC Executive Director, Keith Kizer, out of the six men...

Mar 5, 2012 1:27 pm

“Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” Drug Test Results

Five “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” competitors underwent mandatory drug testing by the Ohio State Athletic Commission. Today the commission released the results. “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” took place this past Saturday from Columbus, Ohio’s Nationwide Arena. In the main event the female bantamweight title changed hands when Ronda Rousey submitted

Feb 13, 2012 2:34 pm

Cesar Gracie Disappointed, Nick Diaz Shocked At Failed Drug Test

“I was very disappointed. Everyone knows he smokes marijuana medicinally in California. He has a legal right to do it in this state. He was surprised he tested positive. He does the same ritual every fight for the last five years. He stops it in time and he cleanses his system, works out like crazy,...

Feb 10, 2012 4:19 pm

UFC Boss Confirms Diaz Won't Get Cut For Failed Drug Test

“[Diaz] will be back. Really like the kid just needs to get it together. I’m a sap for real fighters.” UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta took to twitter yesterday to field fan questions. During his time in the session he told the people participating that he does intend to let Nick Diaz stay in the UFC...

Feb 10, 2012 8:28 am

UFC President Dana White Issues Statement On Nick Diaz Positive Drug Test

Dana White, President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization, has issued the following statement on the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s report on UFC 143 interim welterweight championship contender Nick Diaz. “I am beyond disappointed that he tested positive for marijuana,” said White. “It is now in the hands of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.” If...

Dec 27, 2011 4:03 pm

UFC NEWS – Overeem Adheres To NSAC Requirement: Undergoes Second Pre-Fight Drug Test

UFC 141 main event competitor, Alistair Overeem has adhered to his conditional license requirements handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and submitted a second urine sample yesterday afternoon in Las Vegas. The results of the test will not be readily available until after his fight this Friday with Brock Lesnar, and he...

Dec 27, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Nothing to Hide: Voluntary Drug Tests to Clean Up the Sport?

Margaret Goodman, founder of The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA), recently created a program for boxing and MMA that allows fighters to sign up for unannounced drug testing by the organization. Test results would be forwarded to state commissions whom would review and penalize fighters for extraneous substance violations. The former ringside doctor for the Nevada...

Aug 7, 2015 4:15 am

Demetrious Johnson Randomly Tested For Drugs

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, or ‘Mighty Mouse’, recently took to twitter to let fans know that he was randomly drug tested ahead of his bout with John Dodson A lot of fighters have been doing this more often, announcing when a tester shows up for a random pee sample. At least we can see...

May 28, 2015 6:20 pm

Headliners Untested — UFC Skips Drug Screenings For Condit, Alves

Reports have come out from both Carlos Condit and his opponent Thiago Alves saying that they have not been drug tested prior to their fight this Saturday in Brazil. According to MMAJunkie, both fighters confirmed the reports and the Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA or CABMMA, also say they have not done any drug test...

Apr 9, 2015 1:35 pm

HENDO! Dan Opens Up On PED Testing, Not A Fan Of Jon Jones’ Drug Use

Dan Henderson on the new drug testing policy in the UFC, how fighters got tested in Pride & how the UFC handled Jon Jones’s positive test for cocaine before UFC 182. Urijah Faber Drops by BJPENN.COM’s “Stud Show Radio” to talk about a fight with McGregor, rematch with Aldo and MORE! WATCH!

Mar 2, 2015 6:31 am

White Hasn’t Talked With GSP Since Unveiling New Drug-Testing Plans

Georges St. Pierre has always been very vocal about his stance regarding PEDs in the sport, and his dislike for them. St. Pierre even went as far as to cite the sports rampant PED problem as a reason for his indefinite retirement from the sport. With the recent string of drug testing failures, the UFC...