1562 Search Results for drug test

Mar 22, 2013 11:22 am

VADA Offers Up Free Testing Program For The UFC | UFC NEWS

The VADA organization has made diligent efforts to clean up the sport of Mixed Martial Arts through random, unannounced drug screening. More and more these days UFC fighters seem to be getting popped for banned substances, resulting in fines, suspensions and overturned verdicts of fights. In some instances pre-fight testing has cost the UFC main...

Mar 19, 2013 6:42 pm

Lavar Johnson Flagged For Elevated Testosterone Following UFC 157 Loss | UFC News

A post-fight drug screening after Lavar Johnson’s fight against Brendan Schaub at UFC 157 was flagged for elevated levels of testosterone. As first reported by MMAJunkie.com, CSAC Executive Officer Andy Foster stated that an additional carbon isotope test revealed “the testosterone was consistent with the administration of a steroid”. The commission tested the fighters for...

Feb 28, 2013 10:01 pm

Overeem’s Testosterone Levels Are Dangerously Low | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week, it was reported that Alistair Overeem’s supplemental blood test following UFC 156 brought back results not many expected: his testosterone levels were low.  The tests indicated his testosterone at 179 nanograms per deciliter, a number significantly lower than the normal 400 ng/dL. As MMAFighting.com reported, however, Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director,...

Feb 26, 2013 9:02 pm

Matt Riddle Released By UFC for Again Testing Positive for Marijuana

News broke late Tuesday night that welterweight Matt Riddle (8-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) has been released by the UFC for testing positive for marijuana in a post-fight drug test following his recent performance on the UFC on FUEL 7 card. Riddle defeated Che Mills (15-6 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in that contest but later popped positive...


Jan 12, 2013 1:05 pm

Hector Lombard Responds To Palhares Failed Drug Screening | UFC NEWS

In the fantastic sport of Mixed Martial Arts, it is not uncommon to see athletes with a killer instinct and drive. Sometimes the mentality of a cage fighter is that of kill or be killed. In the lead up to the Lombard versus Palhares fight, the leg lock specialist in Rousimar went on record to...

Dec 11, 2012 12:16 pm

Roy Nelson on VADA testing: “I’m just trying to clean up the sport.” | UFC News

Roy “Big Country”  Nelson has quest to make VADA testing more mainstream within the sport. He spoke with Steph Daniels last week when the Volunteer Anti-Doping Association (VADA)  proposal had been issued for 3 or 4 days with this to say: Lack of response from Mitrione on VADA testing proposal: “He told me, when we were on...

Jul 15, 2012 3:27 pm

BJ Penn prepared to pay for UFC 152 pre-fight testing

“For much of his career, former UFC champion B.J. Penn (16-8-2 MMA, 12-7-2 UFC) has been an outspoken opponent of performance-enhancing drug use in the sport of mixed martial arts. And so when the non-profit Voluntary Anti-Doping Association volunteered to sponsor pre-fight testing for Penn and his UFC 152 opponent, Rory MacDonald (13-1 MMA, 4-1...

Jul 12, 2012 5:39 pm

UFC Implements New Drug Policy For Athletes | UFC NEWS

Las Vegas, NV hosted UFC and Strikeforce Fighter Summit where the hot topic was PEDs and TRT.  Keith Kizer, the Executive Director of the Nevada Athletic Commission, detailed the laws and regulations pertaining to PEDs and TRT; Dr. Jeff Davidson, the promotions’ medical consultant, discussed TRT along with PEDs and its short and long term...

Jun 18, 2012 5:44 pm

Cavalcante Tests Hot For Stanozolol | MMA NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy Another win bites the dust. The culprit of Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante’s failed drug test was the anabolic steroid known as Stanozolol. The same drug that fellow Brazilian fighter Christine “Cyborg” Santos failed for in December of 2011. The California State Athletic Commission announced today that “Feijao” failed for Stanozolol, he will be...

Jun 18, 2012 9:54 am

Condit Suggests Link Between Past Steroid Use And Low Testosterone | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Carlos Condit in an interview with Gracie Mag Condit discusses topics such as his next opponent, Nick Diaz, Georges St-Pierre, TRT and Jiu-Jitsu. “I think it’s a slippery slope, you know what I mean? You let guys start using testosterone and it’s … where does it end? You know what I mean?...

Jun 15, 2012 11:11 am

JDS Seeking Random PED Testing In MMA | UFC NEWS

“I would like him to do a test — a blood test. I think we both need to do that. I want a clean fight and he needs to prove he is not under any kind of substances… Using drugs is completely unnecessary, and I am the living proof. I’m the champion, and I never...

Jun 5, 2012 6:23 pm

Notable fighters who tested positive for Steroids | MMA NEWS

In the ever evolving world of MMA it is imperative that fighters stay healthy and up their game every day. Injuries happen and big fights come up for almost every mixed martial arts athlete. When that stuff happens the temptation to get a little extra kick from banned substances, that edge you need to overcome...

May 16, 2012 2:19 pm

QUICK TWITT | Paul Kelly Debunks Drug Arrest Rumors | MMA NEWS

Earlier today we ran a story coming out of the UK that former UFC fighter Paul Kelly had been arrested in conjunction with a drug raid at his home. Part of this report was accurate; however Kelly was not detained by authorities as evidenced by his latest twitter post.

Apr 20, 2012 8:42 am

Werdum on Overeem: "No One In MMA Was Surprised" At Failed Test | UFC NEWS

By Mark Carrillo: UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum, recently shared his thoughts on fellow heavyweight Alistair Overeem’s elevated testosterone levels which were found after a random drug test conducted by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Overeem’s testosterone levels were at an astonishing 14:1 at the time of the drug test, which is 14 times higher than...

Apr 5, 2012 3:04 pm

NSAC Confirms That Alistair Overeem Has The Testosterone Of 14 Men

Yesterday we learned that UFC heavyweight fighter, Alistair Overeem had failed his random drug screening due to elevated levels of testosterone and today the Nevada State Athletic Commission received conclusive proof that his T/E ratio was in fact 14-to-1. The average ratio for a male is a 1-to-1 ratio however the NSAC, for precautionary reasons,...

Apr 4, 2012 3:31 pm

With No Plan B, UFC President Furious At Overeem For Failing Test

“I am beyond pissed about this. I’m so (expletive) mad right now I can’t even begin … The worst part is that he sat in front of us and lied to us. How (expletive) stupid do you have to be? Seriously dumb. Anybody who’s using (performance-enhancing drugs) right now is an absolute (expletive) moron. It’s...