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May 16, 2013 7:35 pm

Nate Diaz Suspended Indefinitely For Derogatory Tweets Towards Bryan Caraway

The disciplinarians at the Ultimate Fighting Championship are busy this month. After taking away Pat Healy’s UFC 159 post-fight bonus money for a failed drug test, the UFC has awarded Bryan Caraway Healy’s $65,000 Submission of the Night bonus. Fellow UFC lightweight Nate Diaz does not approve. The younger Diaz brother took to Twitter to...

May 1, 2013 9:24 am

Robbie Peralta Suspended for Marijuana Following UFC on Fuel TV 9

The UFC confirmed Tuesday night that featherweight fighter Robbie Peralta tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his performance on UFC on Fuel TV 9 back in April.   Peralta (16-4) will be suspended 6 months retroactive to April 6, the date of the infraction, and required to pass drug rehabilitation classes and a drug test...

Feb 28, 2013 12:24 pm

Chavez Jr. suspended 9 months and fined 900k for marijuana use | MMA News

Boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1) was fined $900,000 (30% of his fight purse) on Thursday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for a positive marijuana test following his fight last September against Sergio Martinez. The NSAC also ruled that Chavez, who was defeated by unanimous decision for his first professional loss in the middleweight title fight,...


Nov 7, 2012 8:12 am

Stephan Bonnar suspended one year for failing UFC 153 drug test | UFC News

UFC light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar has been suspended for one year after testing positive for steroids for the second time in his career. According to Marc Ratner, the UFC’s VP of regulatory affairs, Bonnar will be suspended until October 13, 2013. This after the “American Psycho” tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone following his loss...

Oct 19, 2012 10:57 am

Matt Riddle Popped For Weed / Francisco Rivera Popped For Stimulants, Both Suspended | UFC News

By Evan Stoumbelis Following UFC 149, welterweight Matthew Riddle failed his post-fight drug test while testing positive for Marijuana. Riddle won his bout by defeating Canadian Chris Clements via arm-triangle. The third round submission was enough to earn Riddle submission of the night honors. Riddle was suspended for 90-days following the July 21st event. His...

Jun 16, 2012 6:25 am

Feijao Suspended For One Year After Testing Positive For Banned Substance

By Jamie McAllister Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante has been suspended for a year as well as fined $2,500. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news after hearing from California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) Executive Officer George Dodd. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante last competed at Strikeforce: “Barnett vs. Cormier” on May 19th in San Jose, California. He faced Mike Kyle defeating...

May 21, 2012 2:28 pm

Diaz NSAC Hearing Over | Suspended For 12 Months Fined 30%

Today the Nevada State Athletic Commission heard the case of Nick Diaz. In February Nick fought and lost against Carlos Condit for the UFC’s interim welterweight title. In the post-fight drug screening Diaz was found to have marijuana metabolites in his system and as a result has been put under fire as a rule violator....

Apr 9, 2012 5:24 pm

CSAC Denies Cyborg Appeal, Still Suspended For Steroid Use

Today Cris Cyborg Santos and her legal representation petitioned the California State Athletic Commission in a meeting held in Sacramento to overturn her Athletic Suspension for Steroid use. That petition was denied and the CSAC voted to uphold the 12-month suspension previously handed down. Her lawyer had petitioned to get her 12-month suspension reduced by...

Mar 5, 2012 1:54 pm

“Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” Medical Suspensions Report | Tate Suspended Indefinitely

The Ohio State Athletic Commission just released the list of medical suspensions handed down following last weekend’s Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” event. While all competitors received precautionary seven-day suspensions, eight fighters received additional time. “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” took place this past Saturday from Columbus, Ohio’s Nationwide Arena. In the main event the female bantamweight...

Nov 28, 2011 2:32 pm

UFC NEWS – Chris Leben Suspended For Second Time Due To Failed Drug Screening

The UFC has suspended one of their own. Middleweight fighter, Chris Leben, has for the second time in his UFC career failed a drug screening for banned substances. This time it was for undisclosed prescription painkillers oxycodone and oxymorphone. For his infraction, the fan favorite has to sit on the sidelines yet again for a...

Oct 10, 2011 2:39 pm

Five Fighters Medically Suspended Following UFC 136

Five UFC 136 competitors have been medically suspended for injuries suffered during last weekend’s UFC 136 event in Houston, Texas. The lengthiest of which was handed to down to main event participant Gray Maynard, who will be out 60 days for his knockout loss to UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar. UFC 136 took place Saturday,...

Feb 24, 2017 11:34 pm

Tom Lawlor receives 2-year suspension from USADA

News surfaced this week that UFC veteran ‘Filthy’ Tom Lawlor has been suspended by USADA for a failed out-of-competition drug test back in October of 2016. Lawlor failed the drug test for Ostarine, a substance banned both in-competition and out-of-competition by USADA due to the similar positive effects of anabolic steroids, without the side effects....

Feb 23, 2017 11:18 pm

Fighters most tested by USADA in 2016

Throughout the course of 2016, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has continued to crack down on performance enhancing drugs used both in competition and out of competition by fighters. This has resulted in quite a bit of fighters being suspended for potential USADA violations, most notably former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, and former UFC...

Feb 23, 2017 11:36 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Halifax’ medical suspensions

This past weekend in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, fight fans tuned in for an exciting night of fights headlined by a heavyweight tilt between streaking contender Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis and heavyweight veteran Travis Browne. The fight was an extremely exciting one, with Browne nearly finishing Lewis with body kicks early in the fight,...

Feb 18, 2017 8:51 am

Daniel Cormier forces Anthony Johnson to stand in new interview

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier pulled one of the most savage moves in recent memory when he decided to make UFC fight heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson stand during an interview because there was only one seat available. Cormier, who will be having his highly anticipated rematch with Johnson at UFC 210 on April...

Feb 17, 2017 1:43 pm

Holly Holm’s coach calls for harsh punishment for Cris Cyborg failed drug test

In December of 2016, news surfaced that Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg, who was 2-0 in the UFC in catchweight fights, had been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation after a failed out-of-competition drug test on December 5th. Cyborg was quick to explain the situation, stating that she failed the drug test...

Feb 15, 2017 1:20 pm

UFC 208 medical suspensions: Dustin Poirier out indefinitely

This past weekend at UFC 208, Germaine de Randamie stepped into the Octagon for her highly anticipated inaugural women’s featherweight title fight against former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. After a back and forth 5-round scrap, complete with a bit of controversy, De Randamie was crowned the inaugural women’s featherweight champion. In the co-main...

Feb 7, 2017 11:05 am

UFC Houston medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in for an action packed night of fights capped off by the triumphant return of The Korean Zombie Chan Sung Jung as he knocked out Dennis Bermudez in the very first round. In the co-main event, ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Season 20’ alum Felice Herrig stepped into the Octagon for...

Feb 6, 2017 12:40 pm

Daniel Cormier: Unless McGregor is on the card, Jones rematch will be PPV main event

When Jon Jones withdrew from his scheduled UFC 200 main event title fight with Daniel Cormier, UFC President Dana White assured that he would never trust him with headlining honors again. And while White has certainly gone back on similar assurances in the past, it’s easy to see him sticking with this one, given Jones’...

Feb 1, 2017 9:03 am

UFC Denver medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in for a highly anticipated night of fights at UFC Denver, also known as UFC on FOX 23. The event certainly delivered on all marks, with the main card producing four finishes in four fights. To kick off the main card, streaking featherweight Jason Knight picked up his third...

Jan 27, 2017 9:31 pm

Glover Teixeira: Jon Jones “doesn’t care about the UFC”

In 2014, streaking light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira rode a 20-fight win streak into a main event scrap with UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones at UFC 172. While Teixeira had been on a tear since being signed to the UFC, going a perfect 5-0, when he fought Jones for the light heavyweight championship,...

Jan 27, 2017 10:13 am

Anderson Silva sells series script to Netflix

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva may currently be gearing up for his UFC 208 scrap with Derek Brunson, where he hopes to snap a 2-fight skid, however the former pound for pound kingpin has been working on quite the massive side project. ‘The Spider’ spoke to Combate: “My biggest dream, right now, is to...