1389 Search Results for drug test

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)....

Jun 8, 2016 1:54 am

Brock Lesnar waived from mandatory four-month USADA drug testing

A lot has changed in the UFC since Brock Lesnar last fought at UFC 141 back in 2011. For one, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in now a part of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy for competition. For eligibility to compete, fighters must notify the UFC of their intent to fight four months ahead of...

May 26, 2016 3:58 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz snapchats random drug test

According to Nick Diaz's snapchat it appears he's had a random drug test. pic.twitter.com/eS944PumAI — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) May 25, 2016 Nick Diaz will be eligible to compete in mixed martial arts again in August after his suspension for testing positive for marijuana is up. If he is intending to fight soon, he will likely...

May 25, 2016 12:14 pm

Diego Brandao suspended 9 months, fined 30% of purse for failed drug test

Diego Brandao recently found himself as a free agent in the MMA market after he was arrested for aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and assault with a deadly weapon last month. Prior to that however, Brandao was submitted by Brian Ortega back at UFC 195. Following the fight, Brandao failed a drug test when he tested...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

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...

Apr 15, 2016 10:58 pm

New details emerge regarding why Islam Makhachev failed drug test

News broke Friday afternoon that UFC on FOX 19 fighter Islam Makhachev had been pulled from his UFC on FOX 19 fight with Drew Dober after it was discovered that he had Meldonium in his system. The UFC issued a statement regarding the situation, which also revealed that Meldonium was only placed on the WADA...

Apr 9, 2016 12:21 pm

Luke Rockhold blasts Yoel Romero for failed drug test

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is never one to hold his tongue when it comes to his thoughts on other fighters. Recently, Rockhold and former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman have been trading verbal blows ahead of their UFC 199 rematch for the middleweight championship. Ahead of that fight, Rockhold has put former #1 contender...

Apr 8, 2016 11:57 pm

Details emerge regarding Ken Shamrock’s failed drug test

Back in February, Ken Shamrock lost to Royce Gracie via 1st round TKO in the main event of Bellator 149. Following the fight, it was revealed that Shamrock tested positive for banned substances, something he has since denied using. MMAJunkie has the statement from TDLR’s Jason DeBord: “Respondent stated he is certain the results are...

Apr 8, 2016 11:44 pm

Frank Mir releases statement regarding failed drug test

Late Friday evening news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir had failed a drug test following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Brisbane’ KO loss to Mark Hunt. The UFC released a statement along with the announcement of Mir’s failed drug test, which was followed by a statement from Mir himself. The former champ released...

Mar 28, 2016 6:45 pm

UFC 196 Drug Test Results: All competitors come back clean

There was much speculation from the MMA community regarding which fighters would actually pass their post-fight drug tests prior to UFC 196, which took place earlier this month in Las Vegas. Some people, including one of Nate Diaz’s coaches, really believed that current featherweight champ Conor McGregor had been using steroids in the lead up to his UFC 196 main...

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...

Feb 26, 2016 10:33 am

Jon Jones to Daniel Cormier: I failed a drug test and still beat you at your best

We are now less than two months away from Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II on April 23rd. Ahead of the bout, things have stayed tense between Jones and Cormier, with the pair frequently engaging in Twitter feuds leading up to the fight. Leading up to the fight, Cormier has dubbed himself the undisputed champion,...

Feb 10, 2016 3:13 pm

New details emerge regarding Yoel Romero’s failed drug test

It was announced last month that UFC middleweight #1 contender Yoel Romero had failed a drug test following his fight with Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza at UFC 194 in December. Romero was suspended indefinitely while the UFC and USADA made sense of the situation before the NSAC set a date for a hearing with the NSAC....

Feb 4, 2016 12:54 pm

WATCH! Tim Means on failed drug test: “I’m not cutting corners”

Earlier this week it was revealed that Tim ‘Dirty Bird’ Means had been pulled from his ‘UFC Fight Night: 83’ main event bout with Donald Cerrone due to a potential anti-doping violation. Since then, the UFC has replaced Means with Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira, who will now fight Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in main event of UFC...

Jan 25, 2016 1:29 pm

Conor McGregor gets ambushed: Random Drug Test Time

The USADA must of seen the recent pictures of Conor McGregor as he makes his way up in weight for a date with destiny come March 5 in Las Vegas NV as he attempt to be the first to hold two titles simultaneously. Some of McGregor’s fellow co-workers felt that McGregor would be to small...

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...