327 Search Results for marijuana

Feb 3, 2015 10:36 pm

UFC Releases Statement On Nick Diaz Failed Drug Test

  “The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Nick Diaz has tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his fight with Anderson Silva at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, Nev. The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance enhancing drugs, stimulants...

Jan 27, 2015 4:22 pm

Former WEC Champion Brian Bowles Arrested For Meth And Other Charges

Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles was arrested earlier this month, and remains in jail, on several charges involving drugs and weapons. The Jackson County (Georgia) Sherriff’s office released the following: Man and Woman Arrested on Drug Related Charges Arcade, Georgia – January 14, 2015 On January 14, 2015, The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office arrested...

Jan 8, 2015 3:48 pm

NSAC blames oversight for Jones Testing Fiasco

A lot of questions still remain unanswered regarding UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones positive test for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, on December 4, 30 days before his UFC 182 title fight with Daniel Cormier in Las Vegas. One of the more frequent questions being asked is: When did Jones and his team find...

Jan 8, 2015 9:47 am

Dana Defends: Jon Jones Had The Right To Fight D.C.

Last night on FOX Sports 1, UFC President Dana White explained why the UFC allowed Jon Jones to fight following a failed drug test. “No. No. 1, he was healthy. No. 2, the reason you would stop the fight and the hammer would drop on the guy would be if he tested for performance-enhancing drugs.”...


Dec 14, 2014 1:04 pm

PHOTO | Nate’s post-fight message (NSFW)

Following a very one-sided loss to Rafael Dos Anjos last night at UFC on FOX 13, Nate Diaz revealed that he had been nursing several injuries going into the fight (See that HERE). Diaz then posted the following photo to his Instagram with a very vague caption of “P.O.W”. Given the Diaz brothers advocacy of...

Nov 18, 2014 1:41 pm

Diaz Open to GSP Rematch: ‘Not in Canada where you can be on steroids’

“Sure, if I do well, and he comes back in the sport, sure,” Diaz said of a GSP rematch. “Why not? I see myself having a better run, too. Maybe just not being in Canada where you can just be on steroids. They didn’t drug test me for that fight. I probably would have tested...

Oct 31, 2014 1:59 pm

Bellator President Scott Coker Addresses Bellator 127 Post-Fight Drug Test Failures

Bellator 127 from Southern California’s Pechanga Resort and Casino saw four Bellator fighters fail their post-fight drug screenings under the California State Athletic Commission. All 22 fighters that took part in Bellator 127 were drug tested post-fight. The four fighters who tested positive can be found below: Keith Berry – Elevated testosterone levels, marijuana. Nick...

Oct 31, 2014 12:24 pm

Four Bellator 127 Fighters Fail Drug Tests

The DRUG BUG has struck Bellator, and struck it good. The California State Athletic Commission today revealed that, four ‘Bellator 127’ competitors had failed their post-fight drug tests. UFC veteran Rob Emerson got popped for modafinil, a mental focus narcotic. Fernando Gonzalez tested positive for marijuana. Both Nick Moghaddam and Keith Berry failed for elevated...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Sep 24, 2014 12:53 pm

Floyd To NSAC: ‘All Access Weed Was Fake’

MMA scandal wasn’t the only item of interest during yesterday’s Athletic Commission meeting in Nevada. P4P boxing king, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was also summoned by the commission to discuss questionable items seen during his “All Access” countdown show, in the lead up to his last bout. The Showtime camera crew caught and aired Floyd, and...

Sep 19, 2014 8:00 pm

Thiago Silva’s Ex-Wife Details What Went Wrong

“I’ve lived 13 years beside him. I’ve worked so he could train, I invested in his career even before he could think to be an MMA fighter. I was his foundation and I was assaulted, had an abortion due a beating that he gave me. But I thought that he was going to change. Because...

Aug 21, 2014 12:27 pm

GSP’s ‘Pot King’ Friend Sentenced To 27 Years In Prison

Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges “Rush” St-Pierre found himself under fire earlier this year for his very open and public support of international drug king-pin, Jimmy Cournoyer. (More on that HERE) The Canadian super-star told detractors that he believed everyone was due a second chance, and that he would not turn his back on a friend...

Aug 6, 2014 5:19 pm

UFC Vet Josh Grispi Arrested On Gruesome Domestic Violence Charges

The once highly touted, UFC featherweight prospect, Josh Grispi has found himself under-fire for some serious allegations of domestic abuse against his spouse. The former UFC roster holder was arrested on Monday for the second time in just four days for what local officers are calling, “…the worst case of domestic abuse I’ve ever seen.”...

Jul 21, 2014 7:03 am

PRIDE Contract Stated Fighters Could Use Steroids

Were the fights rigged, was everyone on steroids, did PRIDE FC have connections with the Yakuza? These are all questions that have been debated by fans of the sport for a while. There have been fighters who have come out and made statements about their time in PRIDE, and most of them have not been...

Jul 14, 2014 4:18 pm

Justin Edwards vs. Yancy Medieros Booked For UFC 177

Lightweights Justin Edwards and Yancy Medieros are slated to fight at UFC 177 in Sacramento, California on August 30th, in a bout that is crucial for both fighters UFC career’s. Justin Edwards is just 2-4 in his UFC career, most recently dropping a decision loss to Ramsey Nijem back in January. He will be riding...

Jun 8, 2014 11:27 am

Caraway: It takes a lot of patience being Miesha Tate’s boyfriend

UFC bantamweight fighter Bryan Caraway (19-6 MMA) improved his octagon record to an impressive 4-1 on Saturday night, this by submitting Erik Perez in the second-round of their “UFC Fight Night 42” bout in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The pressure of fight Perez in his own backyard didn’t seem to bother Caraway, as he used dominant...

May 20, 2014 7:18 pm

Titan FC Announces Two Big Title Fights

Former UFC fighter’s Jason Brilz and Vinny Magalhaes will be squaring off for the light heavyweight Titan FC championship on an unanounced date. Also on the card will be former UFC fighter and TUF alumni Matt Riddle, who will be squaring off against MMA legend and former Chute Box Academy member Jose “Pele” Landi-Jons. Brilz...

May 14, 2014 7:03 pm

Urijah Faber vs. Alex Caceres set for UFC 175

The UFC’s annual Independence Day weekend card just keeps growing stronger, as officials announced today that former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber will meet Alex Caceres in a bantamweight bout at the July 5 event. The UFC’s #2 ranked bantamweight, Urijah Faber (30-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC), is coming off a February title fight loss to champion...

May 6, 2014 11:08 am

Healy vs. Tibau Booked For UFC Fight Night 45

An exciting lightweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return trip to Jersey in the form of Pat Healy vs. Gleison Tibau. UFC officials confirmed the matchup this morning. UFC Fight Night 45 goes down on July 16 from the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The card will feature a main event between...

Apr 28, 2014 5:05 pm

Country Legend Willie Nelson Earns 5th Degree Black Belt

After such a busy weekend in the world of mixed martial arts, the last person we expected to report on was country music legend Willie Nelson. ‘The Highwayman’ has apparently been a student of the art of Gongkwon Yusul for quite some time now as he has been awarded his fifth-degree black belt! Nelson may...

Apr 25, 2014 11:38 am

After Failing Drug Test, Mederios Stays Pot Free Ahead Of Jim Miller Bout

Cannabis in MMA is a widely spread and often tolerated narcotic. It’s illegal in the United States to use and/or possess the substance, but in some outlining States they tolerate marijuana for recreational and/or medical use. For most athletes, staying clean and all-natural in your diet is crucial to being able to deliver a peak...

Apr 16, 2014 8:37 pm

Dana White on #1 Contender Cat Zingano: She’s Out For a While…

Sara Kaufman expressed interest in fighting #1 ranked Cat Zingano after her decision victory against Leslie Smith. Cat Zingano has been sitting on the sidelines for quite some time now after a tragic year. Zingano was forced out of her coaching role on ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ last year after she suffered a knee injury. Miesha...

Mar 28, 2014 5:55 pm

Boxing Beat: Prominent Manager Arrested For Involvement In A Murder-For-Hire Scheme

Marlon Sullivan is an NFL agent and manager of boxer Karim Mayfield, who fights tomorrow night on HBO. Sullivan was arrested Wednesday morning on charges related to the arrest of California State Senator Leland Yee. Here are some of the details of Yee’s arrest thanks to San Francisco Magazine. “Yee told an FBI agent to...

Mar 12, 2014 8:21 pm

TUF China Finale Drug Tests Come Back Clean

It was pretty humdrum as far as drug tests go. The  results are in for this month’s TUF China in Macau and a UFC official told MMAjunkie all fighters were tested, and all tested negative for performance-enhancing drugs and drugs of abuse. Also worthy of note, no therapeutic-use exemptions for testosterone-replacement therapy were granted for the...

Feb 27, 2014 5:07 pm

Matt Riddle: ‘Dana is a very insecure, bald man who uses TRT’

“Honestly, he just can’t help himself. Unfortunately, we have a very insecure, bald man who uses TRT as the president of the UFC. When he sees a dude like me, who is 28 and all I do is rip tubes and kick ass, maybe some part of him doesn’t like me. I don’t know why,...

Feb 20, 2014 11:17 am

Jessica Eye Blames Second Hand Smoke For Pot Testing Failure

By Evan Stoumbelis If you’ve been following the controversy surrounding womens UFC fighter Jessica Eye, you would know the story has been anything but consistant. First Eye tested positive on her drug test, but the Texas commission didn’t reveal what she tested positive for. Then Eye made an appearance on the MMA Hour with Ariel...