Archive: cung le

Nov 17, 2014 5:05 am

Cung Le: “The boys are back in town”

Cung Le and Scott Coker go way back. Le fought his first professional bout under the Strikeforce banner, which Coker was the President of. Le went on to fight for Strikeforce 8 times before being signed by the UFC. With the recent drama between Le and the UFC, with the UFC suspending, and then un-suspending...

Oct 25, 2014 5:03 am

UFC Exec: ‘We did the best we could in Cung Le Situation’

Still reeling from the blowback of suspending Cung Le for a year, and then un-suspending him, the UFC has been put on the defensive when it comes to defending themselves. UFC senior executive vice president and chief operating officer Lawrence Epstein stated in an interview with the LA Times that he wasn’t happy with the...

Oct 24, 2014 4:55 pm

Bisping Not Sold On Cung Le’s Innocence

After Michael Bisping and Cung Le fought at UFC Macau, it was revealed Le tested positive for HGH, and was subsequently suspended for 12 months. Then Le’s camp began questioning the UFC’s testing procedures, and the questioning if they were up to par with WADA standards. The UFC ultimately ended up lifting Le’s suspension, but...

Oct 23, 2014 6:23 pm

“APOLOGIZE!”

For the first time since having his suspension rescinded, UFC middleweight veteran, Cung Le talks about the personal, emotional, and family damage done to him by the UFC’s trigger happy drug testers. Check it: (via MMA.tv) “I am extremely happy with the UFC’s decision to rescind my suspension. I believe the issues raised in regards...

Oct 21, 2014 4:58 pm

TAKE BACKS! Cung Le Cleared Of All Charges, UFC Rescinds Suspension

At UFC Fight Night Macao on August 23rd, UFC contracted with an independent drug testing laboratory in Hong Kong to perform urinalysis testing on all fighters on the card. Additionally, UFC requested the laboratory to test blood samples from 4 fighters for human growth hormone (HGH), erythropoietin (EPO) and testosterone. One of the athletes who...

Oct 13, 2014 3:45 pm

Hallmann Blames Commission For Failed Blood Test, Commission Says He Failed For Urine

Yesterday Piotr Hallmann took shots at the Brazilian Athletic Commission, saying their poor testing procedures, and mishandling of his blood sample led to his drug test appearing as positive (Read about that HERE), however today the Commission fired back, saying he failed his urine sample, making his argument next to irrelevant. The commission spoke to...

Oct 13, 2014 10:21 am

PHOTO | Cung Le Continues To Maintain Innocence Following Drug Test Suspension

Cung Le continues to maintain his innocence after failing a drug test for HGH, and being suspended for 12 months. Le reposted the following picture on Instagram. Cargando Please repost to spread the knowledge. #Repost from @cyberbodyshop with @repost_freeapp. Cung being accused of doping for having "elevated" HGH on the unapproved HGH test is the...

Oct 9, 2014 11:05 am

Cung Le Confident He Will Win Drug Test Appeal

“I’m glad I’m able to appeal and am very confident. The facts are out there. If the right test had been done, this would have never happened.” “This is new to everyone — to the UFC, obviously — and I’m happy to now have the chance I deserve to appeal after taking a pounding and...

Oct 8, 2014 6:26 pm

Cung Le Will Get A Chance To Appeal HGH Test Findings

Cung Le will have his day in court arbitration, to attempt to clear himself of any wrong doing in his own personal nightmare, we’re  now calling “HGH Gate”. The popular action star, and former Strikeforce world champion, has been under the microscope ever since controversial images surfaced of him looking like a lab rat on...

Oct 8, 2014 12:04 pm

Expert: ‘Cung Le Test Useless Because UFC Did It Wrong’

“I think (the test done by the UFC) is useless. I wouldn’t pay any attention to it all.” “The only people who can do HGH testing properly are those who are running WADA labs, and have the reagents supplied by WADA. That works. That’s what any sport testing for HGH, that’s legitimate and is useful,...

Oct 8, 2014 5:05 am

Report: Lab Used In Cung Le Test Did Not Meet WADA Criteria

Since the announcement of Cung Le’s positive drug test, the Le camp has remained steadfast in his innocence. Now, in a recent report coming out of MMAJunkie.com, it looks like their argument might hold water. Check it: (Via MMAjunkie.com) Following the Aug. 23 event, a phlebotomist hired by the UFC took blood samples from headliners...

Oct 7, 2014 9:52 am

Victor Conte Slams The UFC For Cung Le Drug Test

Cung Le’s recent positive testing for Human Growth Hormone has sent Victor Conte, Le’s friend and nutrition adviser, into a frenzy. Here’s the notorious Conte’s reaction: @ufc is WRONG 2 suspend @cungle185. The post fight hGH result was scientifically NORMAL & exactly what experts expect. NOT a valid positive — Victor Conte (@VictorConte) October 5,...

Oct 6, 2014 3:59 pm

UFC Stands Behind Year Long Suspension Of Le

Earlier this month it was announced that Cung Le had been popped for Hgh after his bout with Michael Bisping at UFC Macau, which he lost. Due to the UFC traveling internationally, they acted as their own commission for the event, and as a result, suspended Le for a year, instead of the standard 9-month...

Oct 2, 2014 6:32 pm

Cung Le: “I did not take any performance-enhancing drugs”

“I was completely surprised at the results of my recent drug test. I was informed by the UFC that I passed my pre- and post-fight drug test, as well as the majority of the blood tests with the only abnormality being an elevated level of hGH being determined to be present. I tested negative for...

Oct 2, 2014 3:52 am

UFC Officials Release New Details & Extended Punishment For Cung Le

UFC officials have released the following statement regarding the recent positive HGH findings of middleweight fighter, Cung Le. Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, released an updated statement regarding the suspension of UFC middleweight Cung Le: After review by UFC Senior Management, an error was discovered regarding the length of Cung Le’s suspension...

Oct 1, 2014 11:21 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To Cung Le’s Positive PED Test

Earlier this week, we learned that UFC middleweight fighter, Cung Le, had been suspended nine-months for the illegal use of Human Growth Hormone during active competition. As such, the MMA world reacted. It didn't pay to cheat for once, good start to the day. — Brian Stann (@BrianStann) August 23, 2014 @DEVOURED85 unfortunately yes. —...

Oct 1, 2014 8:57 am

Cung Le tests positive for HGH following UFC Fight Night 48

Prior to his headlining bout with Michael Bisping at August’s ‘UFC Fight Night 48’ event in Macau, former Strikeforce champion Cung Le (9-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) fell under heavy scrutiny/suspicion for his abnormally “jacked” physique. Apparently, that suspicion was well warranted, as UFC officials announced on Tuesday that Le tested positive for excess levels of...

Sep 15, 2014 5:06 am

Cung Le Shows Off Marksman Skills With Custom Made Gun

UFC middleweight Cung Le is a few weeks removed from his UFC Macau fight against Michael Bisping, a fight that saw him get decimated for nearly 5 rounds before being stopped by Michael Bisping. Le is enjoying some time off and practicing his marksman skills with his custom pistol. Check it out:

Sep 14, 2014 12:49 pm

Rockhold And Bisping Trash Talk At Press Conference

Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold have been trading barbs, and will likely continue to do so until they square off in the cage of November 8th in Sydney Australia. At the UFC Fight Night Sydney press conference, held to promote the event, Bisping and Rockhold took verbal shots at one another. Below is the transcript:...