1651 Search Results for drug test

Aug 22, 2014 2:29 pm

Brian Ortega tests positive for Drostanolone following UFC on FOX 12

The California State Athletic Commission announced today (via MMAJunkie) that UFC featherweight Brian Ortega (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) tested positive for the steroid drostanolone following his first-round submission victory over Mike De La Torre at last month’s UFC on FOX 12 event in San Jose. Ortega has subsequently been suspended from action for 9 months and fined...

Aug 21, 2014 1:49 pm

Lawyer: ‘NSAC lacks jurisdiction’ to discipline Wanderlei Silva for test dodging’

In a motion to Nevada Debuty Attorney General Christopher Eccles, Ross Goodman, Wanderlei Silva’s legal representation, stated that the Nevada State Athletic Commission has no jurisdiction to discipline the UFC fighter for dodging a prior drug test. The motion reads: “It is abundantly clear that the NSAC lacks jurisdiction to take disciplinary action over Mr....

Jul 23, 2014 12:54 pm

Chael Sonnen Punishment Handed Down, Suspension And Move To NSAC Drug Advisor Part Of Deal

Today in Las Vegas, Chael P. Sonnen appeared in front of the Nevada State Athletic to answer to charges of two failed drug tests for five different performance enhancing and/or banned substances. While Sonnen offered absolutely zero defense, the commission and prosecution opted to engage in a lengthy hearing with expert testimony from physicians and...


Jul 15, 2014 4:53 pm

Urijah Faber Wants Lie Detector Tests For Fighters

Urijah Faber spoke with BloodyElbow.com recently about a number of topics, and one of the ones that stuck in many people’s minds was when Faber stated that he would like to see lie detector tests issued with drug tests within the UFC. I think it’s great that they’re doing so much testing now. I’ve been...

Jul 12, 2014 8:20 pm

GSP Wants Olympic Style Testing In Mixed Martial Arts

“They need to make more like Olympic drug testing – an independent organization that doesn’t have any affiliation with the money of the organization… The only thing I wanted to do is help the sport to raise another level, and I think if you want it to grow worldwide to the next step, it’s the...

Jul 11, 2014 9:48 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Latest High-Profile PED Failure

Last month’s UFC 174 headliner, Ali Baugatinov failed his out-of-competition drug test from June and it doesn’t look good. The former flyweight title challenger was popped, for EPO. A very dangerous substance that gives you better cardio while merely sitting on the couch. He’s been suspended for a year. One-day removed from this discovery and...

Jul 9, 2014 6:02 pm

UFC Fight Night Aukland Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

Fighters from last month’s New Zealand UFC event have been tested for banned substances by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. According to a report, coming out of MMAJunkie.com, all fighters tested were cleared and tested clean of any illegal substances. ‘UFC Fight Night Auckland: Marquardt vs. Te Huna’ was the promotion’s first trip to New Zealand....

Jul 1, 2014 11:53 am

Penn ‘Really Excited’ For Increased Testing In Mixed Martial Arts

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. Penn (16-9-2 MMA, 12-8-2 UFC) has long campaigned for more stringent drug-testing in the sport of mixed martial arts. Following Chael Sonnen’s second random drug test failure, “The Prodigy” thinks things are starting to look up for the sport, as he stated on the UFC175/TUF19 conference call: “I’m really excited that they...

Jun 29, 2014 12:25 pm

UFC Executives Discuss Sonnen Latest Failure & PED Problem in UFC

In this brief post-press conference interview, Dave Sholler and Marc Ratner explain what happened with Chael Sonnen’s second drug test failure and how it affects his status with the Nevada State Athletic Commission going forward – retired or otherwise.

Jun 17, 2014 5:04 am

Jon Jones Praises Sonnen In Wake Of Failed Test

In wake of Chael Sonnen’s failed drug test and then his retirement, many people have been criticizing Sonnen. However light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in fact praised Sonnen for his openness in the situation during an interview with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour. “I watched him on ‘UFC Tonight’ and I thought he handled...

Jun 9, 2014 3:17 pm

Were Jackson/Winkeljohn Fighters Tested Before FN 42?

It seems there is some controversy surrounding UFC Fight Night 42 fighters from the famous Jackson-Winkeljohn gym. Ross Pearson’s teammate Dean Amasinger told MMAJunkie.com that Pearson said no Jackson-Winkeljohn fighters were on the list of fighters to be tested prior to UFC Fight Night 42 in Jackson-Winkeljohn’s backyard of Albuquerque. “Ross was drug tested before...

Jun 6, 2014 12:29 pm

PHOTO | Test Results Show Belfort At Staggering Testosterone Levels

Earlier today we finally got an admission from Vitor Belfort about his failed Drug test in February that cost him his title shot and forced the NSAC’s hand to ban TRT. Now we have a copy of that test result, which shows Vitor more than double the legal limit for Tesosterone. WOW!

Jun 6, 2014 10:04 am

Belfort Admits To Testing Positive For Elevated Testosterone Levels In Vegas

The MMA world has been speculating about the surprise drug test given by the NSAS to Vitor Belfort this past February. The result of which was a ban on TRT, Belforts removal from his title shot and months of bad press. Now, for the first time since the hairy incident, Belfort himself took to his...

Apr 14, 2014 9:39 pm

Jon Jones Reveals Why He Wanted To Make Sure Glover Got Tested

“I just thought I would have Glover tested because he’s not the youngest fighter and everyone raves about how strong he is. Some fighters, you just know they’re not on anything just by looking at them. Part of (Teixeira’s) mystique is his amazing physical strength and I just questioned it. I have no reason to...

Apr 4, 2014 3:23 pm

Maryland Commission Releases Statement On Jones/Glover Random Testing

Earlier this week we learned that Jon Jones had requested and been granted random drug testing for himself and his opponent, Glover Teixeira (pictured). The two men face off at UFC 172 later this month. Now, two days removed from these recent discoveries, Patrick Panella, the Executive Director of the Maryland State Athletic Commission, has...

Mar 27, 2014 4:35 pm

Palhares Tests Clean, Tomorrow’s WSOF Title Fight A Go

Good news for fight fans today. Former UFC fighter, Rousimar Palhares, was recently hit by the NSAC with a surprise/random drug test as part of their licensing requirements for tomorrow’s WSOF main event title fight. The lab results cut it close, but have confirmed that Palhares did indeed test clean and as a result will...

Mar 25, 2014 4:24 pm

Michael Bisping Skeptical of Vitor Belfort’s Drug Screening

Michael Bisping has his sights set on making a comeback after nearly a year lay off, due to a lingering eye injury, and prepares to start by taking out contender Tim Kennedy. The two are set to face off at the TUF Nations Finale on April 16 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada at the Colisee...

Mar 19, 2014 7:05 pm

‘Cyborg’ Passes Random NSAC Test Prior to Title Fight

As far as 2014 goes, so far so good for Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino. A week before her title bout for Lion Fight, Justino has passed a random drug test requested by Nevada’s boxing commission, MMA Junkie is reporting. “Cyborg,” the current Invicta featherweight champ, was screened for performance-enhancers and diuretics, Nevada State Athletic Commission chairman...

Mar 17, 2014 5:04 pm

GSP calls for UFC random testing from an independent organization

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre recently appeared as a guest on Ariel Helwani’s “The MMA Hour” where he expressed his concerns about the methods used by the UFC in regards to testing their athletes for Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s). Here’s what he said: “Lorenzo is a good person. Lorenzo understands that it’s true. I believe the problem...

Feb 20, 2014 11:17 am

Jessica Eye Blames Second Hand Smoke For Pot Testing Failure

By Evan Stoumbelis If you’ve been following the controversy surrounding womens UFC fighter Jessica Eye, you would know the story has been anything but consistant. First Eye tested positive on her drug test, but the Texas commission didn’t reveal what she tested positive for. Then Eye made an appearance on the MMA Hour with Ariel...

Feb 14, 2014 8:37 am

Ronda Rousey on marijuana testing: “It’s an invasion of privacy”

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is coming out in a blaze about Jessica Eye becoming the first female UFC fighter to test positive for performance enhancing drugs. Obviously, the champ is in no way supporting any PED’s but instead outraged at the fact that so much negativity is surrounding yet another fighter getting popped...

Dec 18, 2013 9:54 am

Silva says failed post-fight test ‘not my mistake’

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva is pointing the finger when it comes to his suspension for elevated levels of testosterone. After Silva’s epic five-round fight with Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 33, “Bigfoot,” (even though he was approved for testosterone-replacement therapy in advance) still failed his post-fight drug test. Silva took to Facebook where he blamed his...

Dec 17, 2013 7:04 am

Doug Marshall fails drug screening after Bellator 109 loss

To add insult to injury, Bellator MMA middleweight Doug “The Rhino” Marshall (18-7 MMA, 4-1 BMMA) has failed his post fight drug screening after being knocked out by Bellator MMA middleweight Champion Alexander Shlemenko (49-7 MMA, 10-1 BMMA) during Bellator 109 earlier this month. According to Pennsylvania’s athletic commission, the middleweight has been suspended for...

Nov 23, 2013 10:53 am

UFC 167 Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

According to Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer, all of the athletes at UFC 167 were drug tested, and all came back negative for performance enhancing substances and substances of abuse. UFC 167 featured a headlining fight between UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and Johny Hendricks, with St. Pierre coming out victorious...