1389 Search Results for drug test

Jan 8, 2016 11:26 am

List of fighters most tested by USADA in 2015

In the new era of random drug testing, fighters truly have no clue when their doors will be knocked on to give a random sample for drug testing. Understandably, high-profile fighters and champions have been the most tested under the new policy. While the general consensus is that the random drug testing is good for...

Nov 23, 2015 9:32 pm

Title Contender Tyson Fury: “Make Drugs Legal in Sports”

Tyson Fury from Manchester, England has a professional record of 24-0 with 18 wins by KO and will be fighting Wladamir Klitschko 64-3 with 53 wins by KO for the WBA, WBO, IBO and IBF belts. Klitschko seeks only the WBC title to achieve the heavyweight title unification this Saturday in Germany. With all the...

Nov 20, 2015 7:50 am

USADA performs 25 more random drug screenings

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has performed 25 more random drug screenings in an effort to clean up the sport. 21 fighters were randomly drug screened for a total of 25 drug tests. Dan Henderson is now tied with Ronda Rousey as the most tested fighter. The complete list is below, courtesy of MMAJunkie: Ryan Bader...

Oct 29, 2015 12:39 pm

USADA tests 45 fighters in latest batch including Belfort, Rousey, Cormier and Weidman

In the latest and most extensive batch of drug testing by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, 45 athletes were tested. Notable fighters tested include UFC Fight Night 77 headliner Dan Henderson, who was tested four times, and his opponent, Vitor Belfort, was tested twice.   UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and her UFC 193 opponent, Holly Holm as well as UFC...


Oct 19, 2015 9:49 am

Wanderlei Silva: ‘I never tested positive but they want to ban me from MMA’

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has been receiving criticism from all angles ever since they decided to suspend Nick Diaz for five years as a result of a failed drug test for marijuana. Everybody from Ronda Rousey to musical and fashion icon Cher spoke out in support of Diaz, and now Wanderlei Silva is giving...

Oct 18, 2015 12:21 pm

‘I’m beating Vitor regardless of him being on drugs or not’

Dan Henderson is expected to meet Vitor Belfort for the third time in their careers in Brazil at “UFC Fight Night 77”. The fight is set to take place on November 7th and each fighter possess a victory over their opponent. “Hendo” thinks he has what it takes to handily defeat “The Phenom” this time...

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...