1777 Search Results for drug test

Jul 16, 2016 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Kevin Hart on Brock Lesnar: I like Brock Lesnar, but you can’t cheat

Friday evening news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had failed a random USADA drug test back in June prior to his UFC 200 scrap with Mark Hunt. In the wake of the announcement, Mark Hunt demanded that the UFC give him 50% of Lesnar’s $2.5 million purse, or release him from his...

Jul 16, 2016 10:18 am

TJ Dillashaw blasts UFC for treatment of fighters

Since the UFC struck their deal with Reebok, fighters have become increasingly more vocal about how the deal has hurt fighters financially. UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort even went as far as to compare the deal to slavery. Now, in the wake of TJ Dillashaw’s unanimous decision win over Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200, the former...

Jul 16, 2016 9:22 am

Mark Hunt rips Brock Lesnar in social media post

In the wake of USADA announcing that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had failed a random drug test leading up to his UFC 200 scrap with Mark Hunt, ‘The Super Samoan’ has been very vocal about wanting compensation for fighting someone on PEDs. Hunt initially demanded 50% of Lesnar’s purse, before then demanding 100%...

Jul 16, 2016 8:33 am

Mark Hunt changes mind, demands 100% of Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 purse

Back in June, USADA randomly drug tested Brock Lesnar ahead of his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Lesnar failed the test, however USADA didn’t announce it until after Lesnar had already defeated Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200. That didn’t sit too well with Hunt, who sustained injuries while fighting fighters using...


Jul 16, 2016 8:22 am

WWE releases statement on Brock Lesnar’s potential anti-doping violation

Brock Lesnar may not be facing backlash from just the MMA community in the wake of his “potential anti-doping violation”. The former UFC champion failed an out-of-competition drug test in June, which wasn’t announced until post-UFC 200. This likely could complicate things with Lesnar’s other employers, the WWE. In addition to repercussions from the NSAC,...

Jul 16, 2016 7:58 am

Brock Lesnar issues brief statement on potential anti-doping violation

Friday evening, it was revealed that the US Anti-Doping agency had informed the UFC of a “potential anti-doping violation” for Brock Lesnar stemming from a June drug test. Lesnar’s opponent for UFC 200, Mark Hunt, was quick to release a statement on the matter, demanding the UFC give him 50% of Lesnar’s massive purse for...

Jul 15, 2016 8:27 pm

Mark Hunt asks UFC to release him “if they don’t sort this out”

Friday afternoon, it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had been flagged for a “potential USADA anti-doping violation” stemming from a June drug test. That didn’t sit too well with Mark Hunt, who lost to Lesnar at UFC 200 via unanimous decision. The heavyweight veteran demanded that the UFC give him half...

Jul 15, 2016 7:20 pm

Pros react to Brock Lesnar’s USADA violation

Earlier tonight news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had been flagged for a potential anti-doping violation. The out-of-competition drug test in question was performed by USADA on June 28, 11 days prior to Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 decision victory over Mark Hunt. Of course it did not take long for fellow UFC...

Jul 15, 2016 3:54 pm

UFC releases statement on Brock Lesnar’s potential anti-doping violation

Less than a week after Brock Lesnar’s triumphant return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where he defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision in the co-main event of the historic card, it was announced that the UFC was notified of a potential anti-doping violation for Lesnar stemming from a June 28th drug test. It didn’t...

Jul 15, 2016 3:45 pm

UFC notified of Brock Lesnar potential anti-doping violation

Back at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar made his triumphant return to the Octagon when he defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision in the co-main event of the historic card. Following the bout, Lesnar revealed that he could potentially be making a run at heavyweight, as he left the door open for future UFC fights. Now,...

Jul 13, 2016 8:13 pm

Nevada Athletic Commission to hold hearing on extension of temporary suspension for Jon Jones

The Nevada Athletic Commission has set things in motion on dealing with Jon Jones and his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. MMA journalist Shaheen Al-Shatti tweeted on Wednesday, “The Nevada Athletic Commission will hold a ‘hearing on extension of temporary suspension’ for Jon Jones at its Mon. July 18 meeting.” The Nevada Athletic Commission will hold...

Jul 12, 2016 1:12 pm

Chuck Liddell bashes Jon Jones: ‘Don’t be crying, you know you took something’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell didn’t feel any pity for Jon Jones when he began crying at his press conference addressing the media about his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. Liddell spoke with MMA Mania about how he believes that Jones knowingly took banned substances, which resulted in the failed drug tests. “Don’t be...

Jul 12, 2016 9:07 am

CM Punk blasts “p***y” athletes using PEDs

While CM Punk won’t make his UFC debut until September 10th at UFC 203, the former WWE champion has continued to make MMA headlines. In the wake of Jon Jones’ failed out-of-competition drug test that saw him pulled from UFC 200, CM Punk has some very harsh words regarding all professional athletes who use performance...

Jul 11, 2016 9:52 am

Official statement released on the sale of the UFC to WME | IMG

On Monday, the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Full statement from the UFC: BEVERLY HILLS, CA (July 11, 2016) – WME | IMG today announced the acquisition of UFC, the world’s premier professional mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. A global leader...

Jul 7, 2016 3:03 pm

Nate Diaz gives thoughts on Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200

Ahead of UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the event with just days to go until the event due to a potential USADA anti-doping policy violation. During the UFC 202 press conference with Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, Diaz was asked about Jones failing the drug test. In typical...

Jul 7, 2016 9:40 am

Jon Jones: “I would never cheat”

In the wake of Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 Wednesday night after being informed of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test back in June, Jones and his team appeared at a press conference on Thursday. During the course of the presser, a visibly emotional Jones explained that he...

Jul 6, 2016 10:21 pm

Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200: “This one stung”

Late Wednesday evening news broke that pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 after he was notified of a potential anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test back in June. It was quickly announced that the fight was off the card, and that Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt was the...

Jul 5, 2016 1:34 pm

Frank Mir has asked the UFC to be released

Back in April, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir was notified that he had failed his ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’ post-fight drug test. Mir failed the test for oral turinabol metabolites, blaming the failed drug test on contaminated kangaroo meat. While there has been no word yet as to how long Mir will be suspended,...

Jul 1, 2016 8:10 pm

Brock Lesnar was initially negotiating for fight at UFC 205

In the co-main event of UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated UFC return against Mark Hunt after nearly 5 years away from the Octagon. The UFC announced Lesnar’s return during the broadcast of UFC 199, just over a month before his scheduled fight on July 9th at UFC...

Jun 30, 2016 9:28 pm

Brock Lesnar blasts critics: “I’m a white boy & I’m jacked. Deal with it!”

Since it was announced that Brock Lesnar had missed 3 of 4 USADA random drug testing cycles given the fact that his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt wasn’t announced until June 4th, many fans have accused Lesnar of using PEDs. USADA likely was suspicious of the situation as well, which prompted them to apparently...

Jun 17, 2016 10:32 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen on Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

Former UFC title contender turned MMA analyst Chael Sonnen always has his insightful take on the game. In the video above, Sonnen talks about Brock Lesnar’s U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) exemption from the four-month period of random drug testing prior to competition. Sonnen makes it clear that Lesnar is not completely waived from USADA testing,...

Jun 10, 2016 5:00 pm

Chad Mendes flagged for ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

The UFC released a statement on Friday that former UFC featherweight title contender Chad Mendes has been flagged by for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation.” The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) notified the UFC of the potential violation after an out-of-competition drug test was performed on Mendes. The UFC statement read: “The UFC organization was...

Jun 9, 2016 8:13 am

Mark Hunt reacts to Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

It’s been nearly a week since it was revealed that former UFC champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 200. Since then, it has also been revealed that Lesnar will be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt, and that he has been granted an exemption from USADA random drug testing. Ahead of...

May 24, 2016 10:30 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn addresses his fans about the USADA IV violation

Yesterday it was announced that former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 199 bout with Cole Miller due to a USADA IV violation. We caught up with the UFC Hall of Fame fighter earlier today to discuss the USADA violation and what will come next in the...

May 12, 2016 9:20 am

T.J. Dillashaw fires back at Urijah Faber over PED accusations

Since former UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw left Team Alpha Male to train with Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig at Ludwig Martial Arts, and at Elevation Fight Team, there has certainly been no love lost between he and former mentor Urijah Faber. While promoting his upcoming UFC 199 trilogy fight with Dominick Cruz, Faber event went as...

May 10, 2016 10:32 am

Bellator’s Scott Coker responds to Dada 5000’s recent comments

Dhafir Harris, better known as Dada 5000 has gone through a lot since he entered the cage at Bellator 149 on February 19. Dada 5000 had a lackluster fight with Kimbo Slice and was sent to the hospital in critical condition immediately after the fight. Dada 5000 says that he was brought back to life...