591 Search Results for failed drug

Aug 16, 2013 10:21 am

Brian Bowles Fined and Suspended 9 Months for Failed Drug Test

The Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday handed down a 9-month suspension and $5,700 fine to UFC bantamweight fighter, Brian Bowles.  Bowles appeared before the commission to testify regarding his failed drug screening at UFC 160.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Brian Bowles appeared before the Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday, where he received a nine-month...

May 28, 2013 9:39 am

Pat Healy Discusses Failed Drug Test Post-UFC 159

  A great story of Strikeforce import Pat Healy beating perennial UFC top-contender Jim Miller (whilst nabbing two fight bonuses for both ‘Fight of the Night’ and ‘Submission of the Night’) became an unfortunate one as Healy failed his post-fight drug test for marijuana. The dual bonuses added up to $130,000 and were both stripped...

May 18, 2013 12:50 pm

UFC Releases Official Statement Regarding Pat Healy’s Failed Drug Test

Pat “Bam Bam” Healy has had some unfortunate luck this week. If failing a publicly disclosed drug test wasn’t enough, the Strikeforce import got his UFC debut victory overturned to a no-contest, lost his Submission of the Night bonus and his Fight of the Night bonus AND received a suspension from the New Jersey Commission...

May 15, 2013 8:53 am

Pat Healy Loses $130K in Bonuses After Failed Drug Test

  UFC lightweight and recent Strikeforce import, Pat ‘Bam Bam’ Healy has failed his post-fight drug test for marijuana and will forfeit his bonus money which adds up to $130,000. Healy won both ‘Fight of the Night’ and ‘Submission of the Night’ in his third round victory over Jim Miller on April 27th at UFC...

May 6, 2013 8:51 am

Robbie Reralta Makes Statement on Failed Drug Test

  In a statement given to Sherdog.com, UFC featherweight, Robbie Peralta apologized for his recent failed drug test after a post-fight screening came back positive for marijuana metabolites. Peralta most recently fought Akira Corassani at UFC on FUEL TV 9: Mousasi vs. Latifi. Peralta dropped a unanimous decision to Corassani, his first loss in four...

Mar 23, 2013 3:23 am

Alex Caceres Issues Statement Following Failed Drug Test | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week we reported that the UFC’s Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres had tested positive for marijuana and subsequently received a suspension from active competition. He has now released the following statement through his management: “I accept full responsibility for my actions and the consequences from those actions. I apologize to all that I have...

Mar 21, 2013 3:38 pm

Lavar Johnson Cut From The UFC For Failed Drug Test | UFC NEWS

Lavar Johnson, failed a drug test following UFC 157 bout opposite Brendan Schaub which ended in a unanimous decision loss. An elevated testestosterone-to-epitestosterone (T/E) ratio of 6.6-to-1 triggered a carbon isotope ratio (CIR) test that confirmed Johnson had testosterone in his system that “was consistent with the administration of a steroid.” A rep for American...

Mar 6, 2013 1:25 pm

Riddle questions failed drug test | UFC NEWS

Matt Riddle is questioning the drug test that landed the welterweight in the unemployment line. In an in-depth interview with Bloody Elbow’s Steph Daniels, Riddle talked openly about a cornucopia of subjects, including the famed UFC on Fuel TV 7 post-fight drug test that revealed a positive result for marijuana. The result was Riddle’s second...

Jan 12, 2013 1:05 pm

Hector Lombard Responds To Palhares Failed Drug Screening | UFC NEWS

In the fantastic sport of Mixed Martial Arts, it is not uncommon to see athletes with a killer instinct and drive. Sometimes the mentality of a cage fighter is that of kill or be killed. In the lead up to the Lombard versus Palhares fight, the leg lock specialist in Rousimar went on record to...

Apr 17, 2012 6:32 am

Overeem’s Manager: He Has A Good Excuse For Failed Drug Test

By Edward Fernandez: Kenny Rice with HDNet’s Inside MMA has revealed that Overeem’s manager is convinced he has a good excuse for his March 27 failed drug test and will still be eligible to fight for the UFC heavyweight title. Rice stated: “I spoke with Glenn Robinson, manager of Overeem and he says he is...

Apr 9, 2012 10:26 am

Quick Twitt | Chael Sonnen Shocked Overeem Failed Drug Test

UFC middleweight number one contender, Chael Sonnen, took to twitter recently with his reaction towards the news that Alistair Overeem had failed his pre-fight drug test. However, I believe it is safe to assume that there is a hint of sarcasm behind his remarks. Thoughts?

Feb 13, 2012 2:34 pm

Cesar Gracie Disappointed, Nick Diaz Shocked At Failed Drug Test

“I was very disappointed. Everyone knows he smokes marijuana medicinally in California. He has a legal right to do it in this state. He was surprised he tested positive. He does the same ritual every fight for the last five years. He stops it in time and he cleanses his system, works out like crazy,...

Feb 10, 2012 4:19 pm

UFC Boss Confirms Diaz Won't Get Cut For Failed Drug Test

“[Diaz] will be back. Really like the kid just needs to get it together. I’m a sap for real fighters.” UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta took to twitter yesterday to field fan questions. During his time in the session he told the people participating that he does intend to let Nick Diaz stay in the UFC...

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...