597 Search Results for failed drug

Jan 12, 2015 3:07 pm

Shields Says Failed Drug Test From 2012 Due To Diuretic

During a Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) hearing earlier today to receive a license to fight at WSOF 17 this Saturday against Brian Foster in the main event. Shields is 36 years old, and the commission requires all fighters applying for a license over 35 to appear in front of the commission. Shields was granted...

Jan 12, 2015 10:03 am

Winkeljohn Talks Jon Jones Failed Drug Test: ‘We Still Stand Behind Jon’

Following UFC 182, news broke that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones had failed a pre-fight random drug test for the primary metabolite in cocaine, Benzoylecgonine. Jones entered a rehab facility in New Mexico following the news of the drug test results surfacing, and no action has been taken by the commission due to the...

Jan 6, 2015 11:00 pm

Jon Jones Issues Public Apology For Failed Drug Test

On Tuesday we learned that UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had entered himself into a drug treatment program. It’s the champion’s answer to a failed drug test for cocaine administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Jon Jones has now issued a public apology for the infraction. .@JonnyBones statement regarding testing positive for cocaine....

Jan 6, 2015 4:38 pm

Daniel Cormier Reacts To Jon Jones’ Failed Drug Test

Daniel Cormier, having just fought Jon Jones for twenty-five minutes in the UFC 182 main event last weekend, much like his fighting peers, isn’t going easy on Jon Jones following the news of his failed drug test for cocaine. The Strikeforce HW Grand Prix Champion released the following to MMAFighting.com: “I am aware of Jon’s...

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...

Sep 23, 2014 1:23 pm

UFC’s Kevin Casey Gets 12-Month Suspension For Failed Drug Test

The world of Mixed Martial Arts looked liked a circus today. And while business may press on as usual in the UFC offices, four of their contracted athletes were handed down severe sentences during today’s Nevada Athletic Commission hearing, in Las Vegas. Wanderlei Silva received a lifetime ban and fine (Report Here), while Jon Jones...

Aug 21, 2014 7:02 pm

Nevada State Athletic Commission Suspends Two UFC Fighters For Failed Drug Tests

Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey (pictured) were both suspended this afternoon, during today’s Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. The two UFC fighters recently failed drug tests for banned substances during competition. Both men fought, and won, during the UFC’s International fight week earlier this year, Casey by way of knockout at UFC 175, and Drysdale...

Jul 11, 2014 10:01 am

UFC Releases Statement On Latest Failed Drug Test

In the aftermath of the latest drug testing failure by a UFC fighter, the promotion has issued the following statement: “UFC 174 competitor Ali Bagautinov has been suspended by the British Columbia Athletic Commission for testing positive for erythropoietin (EPO). He was also informed that his positive test violated the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy and...

Jun 29, 2014 11:51 am

UFC Releases Statement On Chael Sonnen’s Second Failed Drug Test

During UFC Fight Night 44, news broke that now retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen had failed a second drug test. This test was taken after the test he previously admitted to failing. Unlike last time, this test was positive for Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO). During the post-fight press conference Dave...

Jun 22, 2014 3:20 pm

Jones: ‘Chael Almost Gained My Favor In Handling Of Failed Drug Test’

“I watched him on UFC Tonight. I thought he handled it very responsibly. I really admired him being vulnerable and telling the world about the situation with his wife and things like that. I’ve been very vocal about not respecting steroid users and guys who cheat. But Chael almost gained an exception with the way...

Jun 11, 2014 5:03 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Sonnen’s Failed Drug Test

News broke earlier today that Chael Sonnen had failed a random drug test leading up to his UFC 175 bout against Vitor Belfort. The MMA world immediately erupted and people began taking sides. Below are some of the more interesting Tweets from MMA pros on the issue. I'm all for random drug test, yeah it...

Jun 10, 2014 6:22 pm

Chael Sonnen Speaks About Failed Drug Test (Video)

Chael Sonnen took to America’s Pregame on Fox Sports 1 to explain why he failed his drug test. Check out the full interview below. Chael Sonnen explains his positive drug test: “There is a huge distinction between illegal versus banned. These are perfectly legal substances. These are not performance-enhancing drugs. These are not anabolics. These...

Jun 10, 2014 6:16 pm

Dana White Addresses Chael Sonnen’s Failed Drug Test (Video)

UFC President Dana White joined America’s Pregame on Fox Sports 1 to discuss Chael Sonnen’s failed drug test earlier today. Check out the video of the interview as well as the quotes below: UFC president Dana White on if he was shocked by the positive drug test results: “My reaction isn’t shock. This has been...

Jun 10, 2014 4:48 pm

Chael Sonnen Explains Failed Drug Test

Earlier today neews broke that Chael Sonnen had failed a random drug test, testing positive for two banned substances. Shortly after Sonnen joined Jay Mohr on Fox Sports Radio to explain why he tested positive for these substances. Mohr: “You’ve failed a drug test leading up to UFC 175 which is in July but, why...

Jun 2, 2014 4:36 pm

Joe Rogan: Vitor Belfort Failed Drug Test

Vitor Belfort will face Chael Sonnen at UFC 175 pending he gets licensed by the NSAC to compete. This comes after he was removed from his title bout with Chris Weidman when the NSAC banned TRT exemptions. Prior to that though Belfort was randomly tested by the NSAC, and to this day the results of...

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 7, 2014 11:25 am

“hCG Drops” To Blame For Dennis Siver’s UFC 168 Failed Drug Test

Powerhouse featherweight Dennis Siver has come “clean”. Pardon the pun.   In an interview with Groundandpound.de, Siver admits to using “hCG drops” prior to UFC 168, which subsequently led to his positive screening for banned substances.   hCG is often used by people using testosterone boosters; as they cycle off of the testosterone, they will use the hCG in order...

Feb 6, 2014 5:58 am

Jessica Eye And The UFC Release Statement On Failed Drug Test

For the first time in UFC history, a female combatant has been suspended for use of a banned substance. Just a probationary suspension, Eye will still be able to compete against Alexis Davis at UFC 170. Here’s what the UFC said: “The UFC received word of the fully probated suspension and fine issued to Jessica...