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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,...

Aug 26, 2016 4:07 am

Conor McGregor already back in the gym training after UFC 202

It has been just six days since Conor McGregor fought a grueling 5-round war against Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202. McGregor, who ultimately was awarded a majority decision win, was filmed backstage after the fight on crutches. When the official medical reports were released following the event, they revealed that McGregor...

Aug 23, 2016 9:30 am

Dana White considering Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson title eliminator

Earlier this month, UFC President Dana White revealed that things have been going well for pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones in regards to his USADA case. Jones followed up White’s comments with a video of his own, in which he informed fans that he hopes to be in the Octagon once again very soon....

Aug 22, 2016 7:37 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s exclusive footage backstage after UFC 202 war with Nate Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got his revenge over Nate Diaz at UFC 202. McGregor was on crutches as he walked backstage after hurting his leg kicking Diaz during their fight. While McGregor says that no serious injuries were sustained in the fight with Diaz, he is facing a six-month medical suspension if not cleared...

Aug 18, 2016 4:53 pm

VIDEO | McGregor & Diaz could face suspensions & fines, in addition to lawsuit

In the aftermath of yesterday’s UFC 202 pre-fight press conference altercation that saw Team Diaz and Conor McGregor throwing objects at each other from across the room, NSAC chairman Anthony Marnell stated that the issue would likely be discussed at an upcoming hearing. Now, UFC President Dana White has revealed that both men will likely...

Aug 18, 2016 3:46 pm

NSAC stops Nick Diaz from cornering Nate Diaz at UFC 202

When Nate Diaz steps into the Octagon to square off against Conor McGregor Saturday night in the main event of UFC 202, he will once again not have his brother Nick in his corner. While Nick has been unable to corner his brother in his last 2 fights given that he was serving a suspension...

Aug 18, 2016 9:48 am

UFC bantamweight flagged by USADA for potential anti-doping violation

The string of failed drug tests continues! Fresh off of his UFC 201 unanimous decision loss to Erik Perez, Francisco Rivera has been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test on July 23rd, a week prior to his UFC 201 scrap. Rivera spoke about the situation to MMAFighting, blaming the failed...

Aug 12, 2016 5:17 pm

Jon Jones’ official USADA ‘Confidential Test Report’ discovered

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ Anti-Doping Policy violation spun the MMA world on its head just days before his scheduled title fight against current champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. While Jones and his team have remained adamant that the former champion “would never cheat,” his “full fair legal review” is still in...

Aug 12, 2016 1:59 am

Anthony Johnson gets a reality check, says he will never get his fight with Jon Jones

Former UFC title contender Anthony Johnson was once scheduled to face Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title. That all got scrapped when Jones was arrested after being involved in a hit-and-run accident and then was suspended from the UFC and stripped of his title. With Jones most recent debacle of testing positive for...

Aug 11, 2016 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen ready to put friendship aside for Nick Diaz fight?

Just several weeks ago, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen, and MMA veteran Nick Diaz, both celebrated the end of their suspensions. Sonnen was suspended 2-years for a pair of failed drug tests back in 2014 prior to his scheduled fight with Vitor Belfort. After it was revealed that he failed the drug tests, Sonnen...

Aug 9, 2016 3:37 pm

UFC fighter flagged by USADA, won’t face suspension

News surfaced this week that ‘Ultimate Fighter: China’ winner Ning Guangyou failed a drug test for Clanbuterol. The failed drug test stems from a random out-of-competition drug test back in May. Interestingly enough, Guangyou will not be suspended for the infraction given that since 2011, WADA has been aware that failed drug tests for Clanbuterol...

Aug 5, 2016 2:02 am

Tyron Woodley fires back at Nick Diaz on social media

Tyron Woodley called out Nick Diaz for a big money fight following his KO victory over Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 this past weekend. Diaz who is fresh off a suspension for testing positive for marijuana says that even though Woodley is the new UFC welterweight champion, his name still isn’t big enough to sell...

Aug 2, 2016 9:58 am

UFC 201 medical suspensions

This past Saturday, fight fans witnessed an action packed night of fights headlined by a welterweight title scrap that saw Tyron Woodley capture the UFC welterweight championship by knocking out Robbie Lawler in just minutes. In the wake of the event, MMAFighting obtained the medical suspensions for the fighters on the event. As always, fighters...

Jul 28, 2016 7:25 pm

Chad Mendes breaks his silence on banned substance use and two-year suspension

Chad Mendes was suspended for two years on July 20 following his positive test for the growth-hormone releasing peptide, GHRP-17. Mendes finally opened to KHTK Radio on Thursday about what exactly happened that has sidelined the former UFC featherweight title contender for a couple of years. “It was GHRP-6. Before all this stuff came out...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....