1372 Search Results for drug test

Jul 7, 2015 8:39 am

Eddie Alvarez Comments On Melendez Drug Test

UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez fought Gilbert Melendez at UFC 188, in Mexico City, and pulled out a close decision win over the former Strikeforce champion. News broke yesterday that Melendez had failed a drug test for UFC 188 and of course Alvarez had plenty to say on the matter. Alvarez took to Twitter and posted...

Jul 6, 2015 3:13 pm

Jose Aldo’s Pre-Fight Drug Test Comes Back Negative

“UFC 189” main eventer Jose Aldo has been surrounded by nothing but drama the past two months. Whether it be a drug test snafu or a rib injury, Aldo likely cannot wait to clear his name of any wrongdoing. Aldo was supposed to undergo a random drug test on June 11th. Ben Mosier of Drug...

Jul 6, 2015 2:17 pm

UFC Fighters React to Gilbert Melendez’s Failed Drug Test

UFC confirmed on Monday afternoon that lightweight Gilbert Melendez has been suspended for a year due to a failed UFC 188 post fight drug test. In an official statement released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, they stated that his urine sample came back positive for “exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites”. UFC fighters took to social...

Jul 6, 2015 1:02 pm

UFC Releases Statement on Melendez’s Failed Drug Test

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez will serve a one year suspension for failing his UFC 188 post fight drug test. Ultimate Fighting Championship released the following statement on the matter: Following his bout at UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13, UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites. The UFC...

Jul 5, 2015 1:02 pm

Rony Jason To Sue CABMAA If Drug Test Is Reversed

Rony Jason walked into controversy after his swift first round win over Damon Jackson at UFC Fight Night 67 in May. Jason was quickly suspended from competition after CABMMA revealed he had tested positive for a banned diuretic. The suspension is expected to last nine months, but Jason is hoping to prove his innocence with...

Jul 5, 2015 7:01 am

Drug Free Sport Releases Statement on Controversial Jose Aldo Drug Test Situation

The company responsible for Jose Aldo’s drug testing snafu earlier in June have finally broken their silence. Ben Mosier of Drug Free Sport made his way into Aldo’s training camp, unannounced, and requested a urine sample of the featherweight champion. Aldo’s manager, Andre Pederneiras, was suspicious of Mosier and called the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission and...

Jul 2, 2015 9:24 am

With USADA On Board, This UFC Fighter Asks For Drug Test

UFC fighter Josh Samman wants to be drug tested now! Samman took to social media to ring in the first day of the new UFC drug testing policy by asking USADA to come down to his gym and test him. He showed off his physique and said he wants to be tested for the validation....

Jun 26, 2015 9:11 am

Anderson Silva’s Drug Test Was Negative And Here’s Proof

Anderson Silva, former UFC middleweight champion and p4p best fighter in the world, has been sidelined due to a failed drug test that showed the use of steroids. Silva is currently awaiting a hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission but it looks like some interesting things are coming to light. We know that Silva...

Jun 23, 2015 7:23 am

Kawajiri: ‘I May Be Able to Win UFC Gold with New Drug Testing Policy’

“I heard from July that the drug-testing policy is going to be very strict. So I think [without] those monsters of fighters in the UFC who may have had a problem with these things, I may be able to win this division now.” “I signed with the UFC for one reason, which was to become...

Jun 19, 2015 8:40 am

Crazy New Details Emerge In Anderson Silva Drug Testing Case… IS HE INNOCENT?

Some interesting news has surfaced about former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva’s failed drug tests. According to Larry Pepe, MMA & bodybuilding journalist and host of Pro MMA Radio, the results of Silva’s drug tests show conflicting results. Apparently, a test was given and two samples were sent to two different labs. One lab tested positive,...

Jun 18, 2015 1:41 pm

Rony Jason Fighting Drug Test Findings — ‘My Lawyers Are On It’

“It was a surprise. I never in my life thought something like this could happen. I’ve fought for the UFC 10 times: three times in TUF, and seven more fights after that. I’ve never used inappropriate methods to make weight. I always make weight. Making weight is one of my biggest concerns. I know it’s...

Jun 17, 2015 6:30 am

Aldo Breaks Silence, Comes Clean On Details Of Strange Drug Test

“I don’t care what he says. He doesn’t know what happened here. When they came to us, Aldo immediately did the test. It was weird because no one from the Brazilian commission knew about this. At first, he said he was from the (Nevada) commission, and then I asked for a document and he said...

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...