554 Search Results for failed drug

Jul 13, 2012 3:10 pm

UFC 148 Drug Tests Come Back Clean | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Executive Director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission Keith Kizer stated that all fighters from UFC 148 tested negative for banned substances. Instead of random sampling, every fighter on the card was subject to drug testing. UFC 148 took place last Saturday and the main-event saw Anderson Silva defeat Chael Sonnen in...

Apr 20, 2012 8:42 am

Werdum on Overeem: "No One In MMA Was Surprised" At Failed Test | UFC NEWS

By Mark Carrillo: UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum, recently shared his thoughts on fellow heavyweight Alistair Overeem’s elevated testosterone levels which were found after a random drug test conducted by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Overeem’s testosterone levels were at an astonishing 14:1 at the time of the drug test, which is 14 times higher than...

Apr 12, 2012 9:30 am

Food For Thought | Why Don't Bellator Fighters Fail Drug Tests?

By Giovanni Burns: On the brink of trying to scramble for a possible replacement for UFC Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem after a failed drug test, questions remain about the fact that UFC fighters are failing drug tests at alarming rates, as opposed to the second largest MMA promotion Bellator and other “B level” mixed martial...

Apr 4, 2012 3:02 pm

Overeem Fails Last Week’s Random Drug Test | UFC 146 Main Event In Jeopardy

Last week the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) exercised their right to request urine samples from the six-UFC heavyweights that participated in the UFC 146 pre-fight press conference on Tuesday. Among the men tested was main event fighter Alistair Overeem. He failed. According to the NSAC Executive Director, Keith Kizer, out of the six men...

Feb 10, 2012 8:28 am

UFC President Dana White Issues Statement On Nick Diaz Positive Drug Test

Dana White, President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization, has issued the following statement on the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s report on UFC 143 interim welterweight championship contender Nick Diaz. “I am beyond disappointed that he tested positive for marijuana,” said White. “It is now in the hands of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.” If...

Feb 5, 2016 6:39 pm

On This Day: Anderson Silva KOs Vitor Belfort with front kick

On this day in MMA history Anderson Silva knocked Vitor Belfort out at UFC 126 back in 2011. The win was Silva’s 10th title defense in the UFC, and became one of the most iconic knockouts in the history of not only the UFC, but the sport of MMA as well. Fast forward 5 years...

Feb 3, 2016 4:05 pm

WATCH! Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman II official for UFC 199

.@katienolan with another scoop! @LukeRockhold will rematch @ChrisWeidmanUFC in June #GTLive https://t.co/FPRrmAP9og — Garbage Time (@GarbageTime) February 3, 2016 There has been much speculation as to whether or not Chris Weidman would get an immediate rematch against Luke Rockhold after losing via 4th round TKO at UFC 194. With Yoel Romero’s failed drug test it...

Feb 3, 2016 8:42 am

Luke Rockhold: “It would be an honor” to beat up Anderson Silva

Luke Rockhold is coming off of a TKO win over Chris Weidman back at UFC 194, and while he currently has no opponent for his first title defense, many are expecting the UFC to give Chris Weidman an immediate rematch for the title. On the main card of UFC 194 Yoel Romero also defeated Jacare...

Feb 2, 2016 1:59 pm

On This Day: Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic gets soccer kick TKO win

On this day in MMA history, legendary fighter Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic picked up an impressive 1st round TKO win 12 years ago at Pride 27. The win for Cro Cop came by way of soccer kick, and was just Cro Cop’s 11th professional fight. It extended his professional record to 8-1-2. In addition, it...

Jan 19, 2016 3:08 pm

Jacare vs. Belfort to headline May card in Brazil

The UFC announced Tuesday afternoon that Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort would headline a May 14th card in Brazil. The bout is a pivotal one for both fighters. Jacare is coming off a split decision loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 194 that saw Romero become the #1 contender at middleweight, however due to a...

Jan 16, 2016 8:09 am

WATCH! Anderson Silva sparring in preparation for Bisping

O treino não para 👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾 A video posted by Anderson Silva (@spiderandersonsilva) on Jan 15, 2016 at 10:38pm PST We’re getting closer and closer to Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping’s ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ main event scrap on February 27th. Ahead of the bout, Bisping has thrown quite a few verbal jabs at Silva, telling...

Jan 2, 2016 12:01 pm

Bisping sees holes in Silva’s game

Since it was announced last month that Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva would be fighting in the main event of UFC Fight Night London on February 27th, there’s been a bit of back and forth banter between the two, mostly started by Bisping. First Bisping took to Twitter to tell Silva to leave the viagra...

Dec 31, 2015 3:11 pm

PHOTO | Official ‘Silva vs. Bisping’ fight poster

Since the announcement of Silva vs. Bisping last week, the MMA world has been anxiously awaiting the matchup. While since then we’ve seen Bisping throw some verbal jabs at Silva, as well as saying that he was blown away by Silva’s arrogance in regards to his failed drug test. Below you can see the official...

Dec 29, 2015 4:16 pm

Michael Bisping “blown away” by Silva’s arrogance

Michael Bisping is currently gearing up to fight Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC Fight Night London on February 27th. Ahead of the fight, Bisping started the trash talk on Twitter, telling Silva to leave the viagra out of his prep for this fight, an obvious insult at Silva’s failed drug test after...

Dec 22, 2015 5:59 pm

Sonnen updates fans on potential return

Since being suspended by the NSAC back on July 23rd 2014 for two years for a failed drug test, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Chael Sonnen will return to the UFC once his suspension is up. While he may be officially retired, his manager has been insistent that ‘The American...

Dec 4, 2015 8:47 pm

Gleison Tibau apologizes for blood doping

Friday afternoon it was revealed that UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau had been provisionally suspended after it was revealed that he potentially failed an out-of-competition USADA drug test. Following that announcement it was revealed that Tibau had failed a drug test for EPO, a form of blood doping. Tibau released a statement via MMAFighting about the...