1291 Search Results for drug test

Oct 13, 2015 1:11 pm

GSP Hints At Fighters Using Drugs To Cut Weight –– ‘Read between the Lines’

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has been a big advocate for stricter drug testing in the sport of MMA. One thing he has never done is name names. However that hasn’t stopped him from hinting at fighters using drugs. The former champ recently talked to RDS and explained how some fighters will use drugs...

Oct 9, 2015 5:15 pm

Report: Joe Warren Tests Positive For Marijuana Following Bellator 143

It looks like former Bellator bantamweight and featherweight champion Joe Warren tested positive for marijuana following his win over LC Davis at Bellator 143. That’s according to a report from themmareport.com. The report says that Warren failed his post fight drug test, barely going over the allowed marijuana metabolite limit. In fact his level was...

Oct 6, 2015 5:25 am

Wanderlei Files Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit, Using Belfort Test As Grounds

The latest in the UFC vs. Wanderlei Silva legal battle is that the MMA legend will now be looking to get the lawsuit filed against him dismissed. The UFC filed a complaint of “Intentional Misconduct” against Silva on July 29th, after the fighter put up several posts on his Facebook, accusing the promotion of fixing...

Oct 1, 2015 8:42 am

USADA Releases UFC Test Numbers –– Rousey Tops The List

The United States Anti-Doping Agency, the third-party organization that now oversees all drug testing for the UFC, recently released a list showing all the fighters they’ve tested so far, and how many times they’ve been tested. Who topped the list? UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who has been tested 5 times since the start of...

Sep 22, 2015 12:50 pm

UFC’s Ryan Bader Lastest To Be Randomly Tested By USADA

UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader is currently on a four fight win streak, with victories over Phil Davis, Ovince St. Preux, Rafael Cavalcante and Anthony Perosh. He’ll be heading into UFC 192, which takes place Oct. 3, ready to face off with former champ and fellow TUF winner Rashad Evans. Before that fight was booked...

Sep 9, 2015 9:57 am

McGregor Goes Off –– ‘Shady as*’ Aldo Doesn’t Get Tested In Brazil

  The UFC’s interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor isn’t very pleased with how the whole Jose Aldo botched drug test situation went down. Leading into UFC 189, a tester from Drug Free Sport showed up to do a random drug test with Aldo, in Brail, at his gym. Aldo at first compiled, but then a...

Aug 20, 2015 5:45 pm

USADA Plans On Using ‘Smell Test’ To Catch Cheaters

The UFC is looking to crack down on the amount of PED and steroid users. So, they brought in a whole new policy, which will utilize a third party, United States Anti Doping Agency, to handle all the in and out of competition drug testing. Jeff Novitzky, the UFC’s VP of Athlete Health and Performance,...

Aug 13, 2015 8:36 pm

WATCH! Today’s Crazy Anderson Silva Hearing For Drug Failure– Highlights

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva attended the NSAC hearing today in order to present his defense regarding his failed drug tests from UFC 183, back in January. Things went about as bad as they could have for the former champ. From strange translator issues, to constant changes in his stories, needless to say the...

Aug 7, 2015 6:38 am

UFC’s Drug Czar: ‘Call Me If You Have A Drug Problem’

“We don’t have, at the present time, any mandatory treatment program. But 100 percent, any athlete that tests positive for these types of recreational drugs, we will do everything to provide the option to provide those resources for our athletes.” “My message would be to get on the phone and give me a call. I’m...

Jul 14, 2015 9:12 am

All ‘UFN: San Diego’ Fighters Pass Out-Of-Competition Testing

The California State Athletic Commission tested 16 fighters on the ‘UFC Fight Night: San Diego’ card out-of-competition and it turns out that they all passed. That was the most fighters from one card ever tested out-of-competion in the states history. CSAC’s Andy Foster reveled that all tests came back clean, including Gilbert Melendez. Melendez was...

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!