644 Search Results for suspended

Apr 28, 2015 8:39 pm

Suspended and Stripped From His Title — UFC’s Official Statement on Jon Jones

“UFC announced that it has suspended Jon Jones indefinitely and stripped him of the light heavyweight title as a result of violations of the organization’s Athlete Code of Conduct Policy. Jones was recently arrested in Albuquerque, N.M. on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving personal injury. As a result of...

Apr 19, 2015 1:58 pm

UFC ON FOX 15 Medical Suspensions! Nine Fighters Suspended Indefinitely

  The New Jersey State Athletic control Board have released their medical suspensions for UFC on FOX 15, which took place Saturday night in Newark, New Jersey. Below you will find the complete list of medical suspensions. Several fighters were handed down indefinite suspensions, pending clearance from a doctor. Those are usually just precautions for...

Mar 23, 2015 3:22 pm

Lombard Fined $70k, Suspended 1 Year For Steroid Use

Top UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has been suspended and fined by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. During a disciplinary hearing, today in Nevada, the NSAC handed down a twelve-month suspension and a fine totaling, $68,900.00. Lombard was found with the anabolic steroid desoxymethyltestosterone in his system following his bout with Josh Burkman, at UFC 182....

Feb 17, 2015 4:13 pm

UFC’s Ashlee Evans-Smith Suspended 9 Months, Issued 30% Fine

Several UFC Fighters were suspended at today’s Nevada State Athletic Commission meeting. Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard, and Ashlee Evans-Smith (pictured) were all suspended for drug use in the UFC. While her fighting peers were pushed off to a later date, Evans-Smith was served her full punishment at today’s UFC Fight Pass broadcasted event....


Feb 17, 2015 4:02 pm

Hector Lombard Suspended By NSAC Pending Disciplinary Hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today moved to temporarily suspend Hector Lombard pending a disciplinary hearing for his failed UFC 182 drug test, for elevated levels of testosterone. The States Attorney General has requested a disciplinary hearing to deal with Lombard’s failed drug test following his UFC 182 victory over Josh Burkman. The Commission approved...

Feb 17, 2015 3:56 pm

Anderson Silva Suspended By NSAC Pending Disciplinary Hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today moved to temporarily suspend Anderson Silva pending a disciplinary hearing for his failed UFC 183 drug test, for steroids. The States Attorney General has requested a disciplinary hearing to deal with Silva’s multiple failed drug tests in the state in the lead up and post UFC 183. The Commission...

Feb 17, 2015 3:50 pm

Nick Diaz Suspended By NSAC Pending Disciplinary Hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today moved to temporarily suspend Nick Diaz pending a disciplinary hearing for his failed UFC 183 drug test, for Marijuana. The States Attorney General has requested a disciplinary hearing to deal with Diaz’s third failed marijuana test in the state. The Commission approved the all motions unanimously, and will hear...

Dec 2, 2014 1:02 pm

“FAILED, SUSPENDED”

UFC Fight Night 52’s Michinori Tanaka (pictured) has just been revealed to be a performance enhancing drug user. UFC officials released the following statement regarding the matter: At UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson on September 20 in Saitama, Japan, UFC contracted with an independent drug testing laboratory to perform testing on all fighters on the...

Nov 5, 2014 3:32 pm

Ryan Ford Suspended Following Failure To Disclose Broken Arm

Last month, WSOF’s Ryan Ford failed to disclose to officials that he broke his arm prior to engaging with Jake Shields. That decision has now cost him six-months of professional fighting time, as The Edmonton Combative Sports Commission has decided to suspend the fighter for six-months, retroactive from his main event bout against Shields. Ford...

Oct 27, 2014 2:58 pm

Robert Drysdale Suspended One Year Following Second Failed Drug Test

Robert Drysdale failed a drug test before he even fought a bout with the UFC. That incident happened back in 2013, the bout was scrapped and Drysdale’s highly anticipated debut was put on hold. In July of this year Drysdale successfully made his UFC debut at the TUF 19 finale, where he defeated Keith Berish...

Oct 6, 2014 3:44 pm

Piotr Hallman Fails Drug Test, Suspended 9 Months

UFC Fight Night 51 ‘Fight of the Night’ participant Piotr Hallman has been popped for performance enhancing drugs, and subsequently suspended for 9 months. The Brazilian Athletic Commission announced the failure of the drug test today. All athletes from the card were tested for anti-doping control upon arrival at Nilson Nelson Arena to detect anabolic...

Aug 11, 2014 6:15 pm

Wanderlei Silva Confident He Won’t Be Suspended By The NSAC

The saga with Wanderlei Silva continues. This time with the former PRIDE FC champion stating that he is confident he won’t be suspended by the NSAC for evading a testing despite Dana White stating Silva would be “in big trouble”. He spoke with Ag. Fight: already preparing my defense,” Silva told Ag. Fight. “There’s not...

Jun 18, 2014 5:07 am

Watch Wanderlei Admit To Evading NSAC, Sonnen Get Suspended

Earlier today the NSAC held a meeting for Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. During the course of the meeting Wanderlei admitted to taking two banned substances, as well as evading the sample collector sent by the commission. During Sonnen’s portion of the hearing Sonnen was hit with a routine temporary suspension until a future hearing....

Jun 18, 2014 5:01 am

Chael Sonnen Temporarily Suspended By NSAC

Earlier today the NSAC held a hearing for several fighters and boxers, among the fighters that were addressed at the hearing were the UFC’s own Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. Chael Sonnen was suspended pending a formal hearing where the fighter will file a response, but there is no news as to whether or not...

May 12, 2014 6:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 40 Fighter Suspended For Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Last Saturday night, Johnny Edwardo shocked fans when he laid a barrage of punches on #4 ranked Eddie Wineland (pictured) at UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati, Ohio. At about 4:37 of the first round, Edwardo laid a bunch of heavy punches on Wineland, to finally put him away in a surprising KO upset. And...

Apr 24, 2014 10:54 am

Dennis Siver Fined, Suspended Following Failed Drug Test

Top UFC featherweight, Dennis Siver, was recently popped for having a banned substance in his body. The former lightweight blamed hCG drops and an hCG diet on the failed test, but rules are rules. Today in Nevada the NSAC heard the case of Siver and didn’t buy his story. They suspended him for nine months...

Apr 3, 2014 9:51 am

Siver Suspended Following Positive Drug Test

Following a failed drug test after UFC 168, Dennis Siver has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. According to Foxsports.com, the suspension is temporary, until a future commission hearing will decide Siver’s fate, which will most likely be a suspension ranging from six to nine months, as well as possibility of fines and his...

Feb 11, 2014 9:49 am

Another UFC Fighter Suspended For Marijuana Use

Yancy Medeiros served a 90-day suspension from the UFC following a failed drug test at UFC Fight for the Troops 3 in November.  His win from that night over Yves Edwards has been ruled a No-Contest. By Christopher Murphy | Twitter Yancy Medeiros failed his post-fight drug test following November’s UFC Fight for the Troops...

Dec 18, 2013 7:53 am

‘Bigfoot’ Fined/Suspended After Failed Post-Fight Drug Test

For the second time in his professional Mixed Martial Arts career, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva has been suspended for the use of performance enhancing drugs. The former heavyweight title challenger is coming off a fight-of-the-year candidate against Mark Hunt, just two-weeks ago, that ended in a draw. The bout will now be ruled a no-contest on...