1505 Search Results for drug test

Aug 11, 2016 8:59 am

VIDEO | Urijah Faber randomly drug tested at 6am

USADA has been known to appear on fighter’s doorsteps bright and early at 6am for random drug testing. The latest fight to be woken up by the U.S. Anti-Doping agency is none other than former UFC bantamweight title challenger Urijah Faber, who returns to the Octagon to fight Jimmie Rivera at UFC 203 on September...

Aug 3, 2016 8:50 pm

USADA to increase number of random drug tests

While many believe that USADA is doing a phenomenal job of testing UFC fighters in an attempt to eliminate PED usage in MMA, the US Anti-Doping Agency isn’t ready to take their foot off the pedal just yet. UFC VP of Athlete Health & Performance Jeff Novitzky told MMAFighting that USADA is looking to test...

Aug 1, 2016 5:47 pm

Mark Hunt snaps after USADA tries to drug test him

Could you imagine if you were working for USADA and you were given the task of giving UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt a drug test at this point? Apparently, it looks like USADA did just that and Hunt vented to everyone on Facebook. Hunt said in his post, “Don’t fucken waste my time with your bullshit...

Jul 26, 2016 5:37 pm

WWE will not punish Brock Lesnar for failed UFC drug tests

Brock Lesnar’s successful UFC 200 return may be tarnished from his pair of failed drug tests, however the WWE will not be punishing the former UFC champ for his infractions in the combat sports world. Lesnar failed a random drug test back in June prior to his UFC 200 clash with Mark Hunt, and also...


Jul 26, 2016 11:30 am

Jose Aldo’s coach questions frequency of Conor McGregor’s drug testing

The US Anti Doping agency has been testing UFC fighters for over a year now. Over the course of the first year of testing, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was tied for the most tested athlete. With that being said, Nova Uniao head coach Andre Pederneiras doesn’t think it’s enough. Ahead of Jose Aldo’s potential...

Jul 26, 2016 10:42 am

Jon Jones’ brother blames supplements for failed drug test

Arthur Jones made MMA headlines this month when he was suspended 4 games by the NFL for violating the company’s drug policy. The news came just weeks after his younger brother, Jon Jones, was pulled from UFC 200 for a potential USADA anti-doping violation. In the case of Jon, the US Anti-Doping Agency began testing...

Jul 23, 2016 9:13 am

UFC won’t fine Jon Jones or Brock Lesnar for failed drug tests

Since it was announced that Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones failed drug tests prior to, and after, UFC 200 there has been much speculation as to how long both men would be suspended, and whether or not they would face fines. Mark Hunt, who fought Lesnar at UFC 200, also demanded 100% of Lesnar’s whopping...

Jul 22, 2016 10:41 pm

Holy Holm comments on Jon Jones failed drug test, gives update on Jones

With just 2 days to go until UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones found himself pulled from the historic card after being notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Ultimately, Anderson Silva took Jones’ place against Daniel Cormier on the card, and Jones was handed a provisional suspension until his hearing with...

Jul 21, 2016 10:22 pm

New details emerge regarding Chad Mendes failed drug test

This week it was announced that top ranked UFC featherweight Chad Mendes had been suspended 2 years following a failed drug test back in May. While many were taken aback by Mendes’ failed drug test, a source close to the situation revealed to BloodyElbow that Mendes failed the drug test for GHRP-6, a substance which...

Jul 19, 2016 4:45 pm

Brock Lesnar’s failed drug test repercussions could go beyond NSAC

With the news of Brock Lesnar failing two drug tests for his UFC 200 bout with Mark Hunt, one out-of-competition, and one fight night, many are wondering what the repercussions will be for the former heavyweight champ. Given the precedent set by the NSAC in the past, many are expecting Lesnar to be fined and...

Jul 19, 2016 4:27 pm

Mark Hunt still has “no answers” regarding Brock Lesnar’s failed drug tests

Last week, it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had failed an out-of-competition drug test prior to UFC 200. Immediately, Lesnar’s UFC 200 opponent, Mark Hunt, called for the UFC to give him 50% of Lesnar’s massive $2.5 million purse for the event, or for them to release him from his contract....

Jul 19, 2016 3:50 pm

New details emerge regarding Brock Lesnar’s failed drug tests

Just two days before UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from his headlining bout with Daniel Cormier after being notified of a potential anti-doping violation. In the days following UFC 200, it was reported that Jones failed the drug test for an estrogen blocker. The following weekend, it was revealed...

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 16, 2016 2:06 pm

Chael Sonnen rips Brock Lesnar for failed drug test

This week, news surfaced that former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar, had failed a pre-UFC 200 drug test. Immediately, the MMA community began ripping Lesnar to shreds over the “potential anti-doping violation” with his UFC 200 opponent, Mark Hunt even going as far as to demand 100% of Lesnar’s purse for the event. Former UFC...

Jul 16, 2016 11:38 am

Roy Nelson bashes Dana White over Brock Lesnar failed drug test

The UFC has received quite a bit of criticism in the wake of the US Anti-Doping Agency revealing that Brock Lesnar failed a drug test in June prior to his UFC 200 co-main event scrap with Mark Hunt. Mark Hunt demanded that the UFC give him 50% of Brock Lesnar’s $2.5 million purse, then ultimately...

Jul 16, 2016 8:43 am

USADA gives details on Brock Lesnar’s other drug tests

Despite the UFC waiving the mandatory 4 month transitionary period for fighters coming out of retirement, during which they are subject to random USADA drug testing, USADA managed to test Brock Lesnar 6 times in 1 month leading up to his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Saturday morning, USADA spokesman Ryan Madden revealed to...

Jul 12, 2016 12:00 pm

Jon Jones slips by probation violation with failed USADA drug test results

Jon Jones remains on probation for his stint with the law when he left the scene of an accident in 2015. Jones was last arrested in March for violating his probation after receiving traffic violations in Albuquerque, New Mexico. With Jones’ recent potential USADA violation, TMZ reports that “a rep for the Bernalillo County DA’s...

Jul 6, 2016 8:54 am

USADA drug testing stats a year after new testing policy

It’s now officially been a year since the UFC and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency teamed up in an attempt to end PED usage in the UFC. USADA’s website, which is updated weekly with testing stats, reveals some interesting info. Below is a list of fighters who have given the most samples to USADA: Holly Holm:...

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)....

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...