1289 Search Results for drug test

Jun 15, 2015 12:33 pm

USADA CEO: ‘UFC Will Have NO Involvement In Drug Testing’

Earlier in June, Ultimate Fighting Championship made a big step in order to clean up the sport of mixed martial arts. They announced the ‘most comprehensive anti-doping policy’ and became very proactive about drug testing their athletes. The CEO of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Travis Tygart, has stated how impressed he was at...

Jun 14, 2015 9:50 am

UFC Releases Statement on Controversial Jose Aldo Drug Testing

The UFC has released an official statement regarding the drama surrounding Jose Aldo’s recent drug-testing snafu. The situation was a mess and caused challenger Conor McGregor to call the champion, his UFC 189 opponent, a weasel. Of course, the situation was sorted out and Aldo eventually took the tests. The following is UFC’s statement, which...

Jun 12, 2015 1:40 pm

McGregor Blasts “Weasel” Aldo For Botched Drug Test

Yesterday we learned that Jose Aldo skirted his way through a drug test on a technicality, and of course some people think the worst. Conor McGregor, is one of those people. I was random tested on May 23rd. Blood AND Urine. @josealdojunior you little weasel. You and your weasel coach. #AndNew — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA)...

Jun 12, 2015 11:22 am

Jose Aldo Calls Cops On Drug Tester, Gets Him Deported

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was administered a drug test on Thursday, but it will be thrown out according to recent reports. Ben Mosier from Drug Free Sport lab went to Nova Uniao on Thursday morning to collect urine sample from the 145-pound champion, but Aldo’s manager, Andre Pederneiras, was suspicious about the man. Aldo...

Jun 8, 2015 11:42 am

USADA CEO: ‘We Were Impressed By How Fast UFC Took Action on Drug Testing’

  Is the age of clean MMA approaching? The UFC unveiled their new drug testing policy and their partnership with the United States Anti-Doping Agency, who will act as an independent testing agent. A lot of fans, media and fighters were surprised by the big announcement and the UFC received overwhelmingly positive feedback. One of...

Jun 7, 2015 11:33 am

Hendo: Drug testing is great, but I want TRT back!

MMA legend and current UFC fighter Dan Henderson showed the world that he’s still got, even at 44 years-old, when he knocked Tim Boetsch out this past weekend in under 30 seconds. Henderson, who was on TRT prior to it being banned, recently talked about the UFC’s new drug testing policy and partnership with the...

Jun 4, 2015 4:09 am

White: ‘Drug Testing Policy Is Not Good For Business’

Dana White talked about the financial side of the new drug testing program on ‘UFC Tonight’ “There’s no business upside, but a massive upside for the sport. It’s the right thing for the sport and for the athletes. If you take a kid who has a ton of potential and get him on PEDs, you...

Jun 3, 2015 5:58 am

UFC Fighters React To New Drug Testing Policy

The UFC just announced its new drug testing policy and here’s what the MMA world had to say about it! I'm very proud of the @ufc for taking a serious position on #PEDs. I hope they follow through with everything and clean this sport up. — Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) June 3, 2015 I know some...

Jun 1, 2015 11:29 am

Brazil’s Commission May Follow in NAC’s Footsteps with Failed Drug Test Punishments

Fighters who tend to fight in Brazil more often than not need to double check everything they put in their bodies from here on out because their athletic commission (CABMMA) could be cracking down on drug test failures. The Nevada State Athletic Commission recently approved measures for more severe penalties for drug test failures. One...

Jun 1, 2015 7:03 am

Bisping Is Holding Judgement on ‘Hero’ Silva’s Failed Drug Test

Michael Bisping is quick to call out testosterone replacement therapy users like Vitor Belfort, but when it comes to someone like Anderson “The Spider” Silva, Bisping will hold his judgement until his hearing. Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz put on a dream fight at UFC 183, but the bout would soon be surrounded in controversy...

May 13, 2015 9:00 am

Grove and Halsey Took Out of Compeition Drug Tests Before Bellator 137

Kendall Grove and Brandon Halsey are set to duke it out in the main event of this Friday’s “Bellator 137” in Temecula, California. Before they could step into the cage, though, they were forced to take out of compeition drug tests to make the bout official. They both passed! MMAJunkie confirmed that CSAC Executive Director...

May 7, 2015 10:56 am

Grove Hit With Last-Minute Drug Test by CSAC

UFC veteran and current Bellator Middleweight Championship contender Kendall Grove is set to face off with champion Brandon Halsey at Bellator 137 next weekend. While training for Halsey, Kendall Grove got hit with a last-minute drug test by the Nevada State Athletic Commission! Talk about a drug test 24 hours later I'm here in downtown...

Apr 30, 2015 5:30 am

Anderson Silva To Be Subjected To Random Drug Tests For Taekwondo

If Anderson Silva wants to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games, he will have to be open to random out of competition drug testing in taekwondo tournaments. Silva first expressed interest in trying out for his National Taekwondo team earlier this month. When an olympic taekwondo practitioner called him out and basically laughed at “Spider”,...

Apr 28, 2015 2:11 pm

Mayweather and Pacquiao WERE Drug Tested… In 2009.

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao were randomly submitted to urine samples back in 2009 when talks of their bout actually started materializing. Yahoo Sports’ Kevin Iole released a report of going-ons behind the scenes with drug tests within this fight. Iole when talking about Olympic style drug testing stated, “Manny said there had to be...

Apr 28, 2015 10:21 am

UFC 186 Fighter Says He Wasn’t Drug Tested

“UFC 186” may be in the books, but it seems there is some drama stemming from the event that has left a UFC fighter feeling a bit uneasy. UFC lightweight David Michaud fought on the preliminary portion of the card against up-and-comer Olivier Aubin-Mercier. Michaud lost the bout by way of submission in the final...

Apr 19, 2015 7:32 am

WATCH! Anderson Silva In Tears After Finding Out He Failed Drug Test

The UFC have released another clip of Anderson Silva finding out about his failed drug test on the set of TUF Brazil. Watch the former champion react and get emotional. By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 “Luke Rockhold, Countdown to UFC on FOX 15 Feature (Part 2) — FIGHT WEEK!”

Apr 16, 2015 2:06 am

Condit-Alves Down With For Enhanced Drug Testing

Thiago Alves and Carlos Condit will be using their match as an opportunity to prove to the critics that MMA is a lot more clean than some people think. In a recent interview with MMAFighting, both fighters were informed that Brazil, the country they will be fighting in, will adhere to the UFC’s new drug...

Apr 13, 2015 6:40 pm

CLIP! Anderson Silva Reveals His Failed Drug Test On TUF Brazil

Don’t miss Anderson Silva’s dramatic departure from The Ultimate Fighter Season 4 – NEXT MONDAY, exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS. By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 SPECIAL EXCLUSIVE — Luke Rockhold, Countdown to UFC on FOX 15 Feature

Apr 8, 2015 10:01 am

‘UFC Fight Night 62: Maia vs. Laflare’ Drug Test Results

‘UFC Fight Night 62’ drug test results have come in and every fighter on the card was clean! Brazil’s athletic commission made the results public on Tuesday. All 24 fighters were tested and six fighters were randomly tested for additional EPO testing. The card took place on March 21, 2015 in Brazil and was headlined...