815 Search Results for failed drug

Dec 18, 2013 7:53 am

‘Bigfoot’ Fined/Suspended After Failed Post-Fight Drug Test

For the second time in his professional Mixed Martial Arts career, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva has been suspended for the use of performance enhancing drugs. The former heavyweight title challenger is coming off a fight-of-the-year candidate against Mark Hunt, just two-weeks ago, that ended in a draw. The bout will now be ruled a no-contest on...

Jan 5, 2017 9:43 am

Mark Hunt plans to sue Alistair Overeem personally if he fails drug test

Last month, the UFC announced a thrilling heavyweight matchup between former UFC heavyweight title challenger Alistair Overeem and heavyweight MMA legend Mark Hunt for UFC 209 on March 4th. While the MMA community was quick to express their excitement over the matchup, Hunt was quick to shut down the reports as he explained that the...


Dec 27, 2016 8:43 pm

Josh Barnett fails out-of-competition drug test, UFC releases statement

News surfaced Tuesday evening that UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett had failed a USADA drug test earlier this month. According to UFC.com, Barnett failed a random out-of-competition drug test on December 9th. Unfortunately, this is the third time Barnett has failed a drug test during his time with the UFC. In 2001, Barnett failed his first...

Dec 22, 2016 11:40 am

BREAKING! Cris Cyborg fails USADA drug test

On the heels of news that Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie would be competing for the inaugural women’s featherweight championship at UFC 208, it has now been revealed that the UFC has been notified of a failed drug test from Cris Cyborg. The UFC released a statement on their website: “The UFC organization was...

Sep 19, 2016 9:57 am

Chael Sonnen will face HUGE penalties if he fails a Bellator drug test

With Chael Sonnen’s new Bellator contract, it definitely won’t pay to fail another drug test. In fact, one failed test under the Bellator banner would leave him without a fight purse as well as a $500,000 fine, according to ‘The American Gangster’ himself. Sonnen discussed his new Bellator contract and went in depth as to...

Jul 19, 2016 2:29 pm

Brock Lesnar fails second in-competition drug test from night of UFC 200

The UFC was notified on Tuesday that Brock Lesnar failed a second drug test, this time from a sample collected on his UFC 200 fight day. The UFC released the following statement on Tuesday: “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Brock Lesnar that his in-competition sample collection...

Jul 1, 2016 8:21 pm

UFC releases statement on fighter not being suspended after failing drug test

Earlier this week, controversial news surfaced that UFC heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk had failed a USADA administered out-of-competition drug test for Meldonium. The controversial aspect of the story is that Omielanczuk will not be suspended for the drug test due to the fact that the substance was added to the banned substance list on January 1st,...

Jul 1, 2016 7:55 pm

UFC heavyweight fails USADA drug test, won’t be provisionally suspended

News surfaced Friday evening that UFC heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk had failed a USADA-administered out-of-competition drug test and been notified of a potential anti-doping policy violation according to MMAFighting. Omielanczuk tested positive for meldonium, which is on the WADA banned substance list as of January 1st. The strange part of Omielanczuk’s case is that he won’t...

Jun 23, 2016 8:17 pm

Chad Mendes reportedly fails drug test for growth hormone releaser

Earlier this month, news broke that top ranked UFC featherweight Chad Mendes had been flagged for a USADA violation following a random out-of-competition drug test. Mendes was quick to own up to the mistake, saying “I didn’t do my homework and that was a big mistake. I own it and I’m going to pay for...

Jun 21, 2016 1:54 pm

NAC issues 12-month suspension for UFC fighter’s positive drug test

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) issued a suspension dealing with a positive drug test on Tuesday, according to a report from MMA Fighting. UFC lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira was handed the year-long suspension from competition after testing positive for the banned substance Ostarine, which is defined within the class of SARMS (selective androgen receptor modulators)....

May 6, 2016 8:42 am

Dada 5000 not happy with Kimbo Slice’s punishment for failing drug test

Back at Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 competed in one of the most infamous fights in the history of the sport. Both men appeared to gas very early in the fight, which made for a rather long fight until Slice ultimately TKO’d Dada 5000 in the 3rd round without actually touching him. After...

Mar 11, 2016 2:07 pm

Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock fail Bellator 149 drug tests

Back in February Bellator headed to Houston Texas for Bellator 149. The event was an interesting one to say the least. In the co-main event Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 squared off in a highly anticipated grudge match, while in the main event Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie had their trilogy fight nearly 25 years...

Jan 15, 2016 5:16 pm

Diego Brandao fails post-fight drug test after UFC 195

UFC 195 was a rough enough night for Diego Brandao to begin with. The featherweight appeared to be closing in on what would have surely been a decision victory over Brian Ortega, however a late third round submission from Ortega had Brandao tapping out. Friday evening news broke that Brandao had failed a post-fight drug...

Dec 24, 2015 9:15 am

Gleison Tibau fails second drug test

Earlier this month it was revealed that Gleison Tibau had been suspended for blood doping. Tibau subsequently released a statement in which he apologized for his actions, and also offered Abel Trujillo a rematch. Now, according to UFC.com, Tibau has failed a second drug test, this time an in-competition one. “The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)...

Nov 10, 2015 9:29 am

Cerrone misses USADA drug test

Under the new random drug testing policies, fighters must alert the UFC and US Anti-Doping Agency of their whereabouts at all times. So when Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone took a spur-of-the-moment trip to Las Vegas and the USADA wanted to drug test him, things didn’t go over so well. He spoke on the Pirate Life podcast:...

Oct 18, 2015 12:21 pm

‘I’m beating Vitor regardless of him being on drugs or not’

Dan Henderson is expected to meet Vitor Belfort for the third time in their careers in Brazil at “UFC Fight Night 77”. The fight is set to take place on November 7th and each fighter possess a victory over their opponent. “Hendo” thinks he has what it takes to handily defeat “The Phenom” this time...

Oct 15, 2015 11:21 am

Missed Weight, Lost Fight, Pushed Ref And Now Fails Drug Test –– No Really!

I would say things could be worse for this UFC fighter, but man, right now that seems like that’s really not possible. UFC lightweight Francisco Trevino took on newcomer Sage Northcutt at UFC 192. Trevino failed to make weight for the fight, coming in at 160 pounds, but that was just the start. Trevino went...

Oct 10, 2015 8:23 am

Two ‘Shooto Brazil 56’ Fighters Fail Drug Tests, Get Suspended Two Years

Two of the fighters who competed at ‘Shooto Brazil 56’ have failed their drug tests and have now been suspend for two years. Amilcar Alves, who’s the promotions new light heavyweight champion will be stripped of his title along with the suspension. According to the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA), Alves tested positive for 19-Norandrosterone,...

Aug 13, 2015 8:36 pm

WATCH! Today’s Crazy Anderson Silva Hearing For Drug Failure– Highlights

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva attended the NSAC hearing today in order to present his defense regarding his failed drug tests from UFC 183, back in January. Things went about as bad as they could have for the former champ. From strange translator issues, to constant changes in his stories, needless to say the...

Jul 22, 2015 6:46 am

UFC’s Rony Jason Also Fails ‘B’ Drug Test

UFC’s Rony Jason failed a drug test stemming from his May 30 win at UFC Fight Night 67. He was hopeful that a retest would clear him and would come back clean. He was wrong. The Brazilian Athletic Commission MMA, released a statement on the matter and revealed that the ‘B’ sample which was tested...

Jul 22, 2015 6:28 am

Will The UFC Cut Nick Diaz For DUI and Drug Testing Issues?

The UFC is not a place of logic, I think we can all agree on that. From Alexander Gustafsson getting a title shot after getting KO’d, to most recently, the firing of longtime veteran cutman ‘Stitch’ Duran. A lot of their decisions just do not make sense. I am not naive. I know that the...

Jul 18, 2015 2:51 pm

UFC Welterweight Fails Drug Test, Suspended One Year

UFC welterweight Augusto Montano has failed his drug test from UFC 188, where he lost a unanimous decision to Cathal Pendred. Montano tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites and has been suspended a year by the UFC. The UFC released this statement: “The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of...

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 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...

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...