1295 Search Results for drug test

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...

Jan 13, 2016 10:47 am

Jacare looking to capitalize on Romero’s failed drug test

Yesterday it was revealed that Yoel Romero had failed an out-of-competition drug test. In addition the UFC released a statement yesterday in the wake of the announcement. Now, Jacare Souza is looking to capitalize on Romero’s failed drug test and put himself in a position to challenge Luke Rockhold for the UFC middleweight championship. At...

Jan 4, 2016 9:17 am

Michael Bisping Audio: Not holding back on Silva’s drug tests –

Michael Bisping is here to letting everyone know how he feels about Anderson Silva’s past drug use.  Silva over a year ago fought Nick Diaz and had that fight rule as a no-contest due to the positive tests from Silva. Check out the video as “The Count” trains prior to UFC Fight Night next month....

Dec 30, 2015 10:44 am

Anderson Silva on failed drug test: I’m not a saint, but I never cheated

Since Anderson Silva has been booked to fight Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night London on February 27th, his failed drug test has been brought into question once again. After the announcement of the bout, Bisping took to Twitter to lob a verbal jab at ‘The Spider’, suggesting that he leave the viagra out of...

Dec 24, 2015 9:15 am

Gleison Tibau fails second drug test

Earlier this month it was revealed that Gleison Tibau had been suspended for blood doping. Tibau subsequently released a statement in which he apologized for his actions, and also offered Abel Trujillo a rematch. Now, according to UFC.com, Tibau has failed a second drug test, this time an in-competition one. “The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)...

Dec 4, 2015 1:32 pm

Tibau provisionally suspended due to ‘potential’ drug test failure

News surfaced early Friday morning that UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau has been provisionally suspended as a result of a ‘potential’ USADA anti-doping policy violation. The UFC broke the news via UFC.com, which included a statement about the potential drug testing failure. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has notified both Gleison Tibau and UFC that he...

Nov 25, 2015 8:04 am

Jose Aldo randomly drug tested by USADA

Jose Aldo is currently preparing for his UFC 194 title unification bout with interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor on December 12th. Aldo will be looking to defend his UFC title for the 8th time on the 12th, continuing his reign as the only UFC featherweight champion. McGregor on the other hand will look to...

Nov 10, 2015 9:29 am

Cerrone misses USADA drug test

Under the new random drug testing policies, fighters must alert the UFC and US Anti-Doping Agency of their whereabouts at all times. So when Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone took a spur-of-the-moment trip to Las Vegas and the USADA wanted to drug test him, things didn’t go over so well. He spoke on the Pirate Life podcast:...

Nov 5, 2015 7:26 pm

USADA drug tests 19 fighters, including Vitor Belfort TWICE

In case you needed any further evidence that the frequency of drug tests has been significantly increased, we now have word that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has drug tested 23 fighters. MMAJunkie has obtained the list of fighters, as well as how many times they have now been tested: Vitor Belfort 2 – now 4...

Nov 5, 2015 9:27 am

Belfort: Controversial drug tests won’t tarnish my reputation

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort has been the subject of much criticism over the last few years for his controversial usage of Testosterone Replacement Theory. Recently, it was revealed that the UFC knew Belfort had a sketchy drug test prior to his UFC 152 fight against Jon Jones back in 2012, however they allowed him...

Oct 31, 2015 10:06 am

Vitor Belfort opens up about UFC 152 pre-fight drug test

Vitor Belfort has been fighting professionally since 1996, and is widely believed to be not only a pioneer of the sport, but a legend. While many have criticized Belfort in recent years for his TRT usage, the techniques and knockouts he has performed in the Octagon weren’t magical gifts he gained through TRT. Prior to...

Oct 30, 2015 9:16 am

All ‘Bellator: Dynamite’ drug tests come back clean

It’s always a good day when news emerges that drug tests come back clean. All of the fighter’s from ‘Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1,’ which featured MMA bouts as well as Glory kickboxing matches, tested clean according to MMAFighting. The event took place September 19th in San Jose and was headlined by Liam McGeary vs. Tito...

Oct 22, 2015 7:39 am

Chris Weidman randomly drug tested ahead of UFC 194

It’s no secret that the number of random drug tests are increasing in an effort to clean up the sport of MMA. Just yesterday Cathal Pendred was randomly drug tested ahead of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ bout this Saturday. Now, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman revealed via Twitter that he too has been randomly...

Oct 21, 2015 8:23 am

Cathal Pendred randomly drug tested by USADA

As Cathal Pendred prepares for his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ bout against Tom Breese this Saturday on UFC Fight Pass he revealed via Twitter that he was randomly drug tested for the US Anti Doping Agency. Pendred, like many fighters, is happy to see more random drug tests in an effort to clean up the...

Oct 15, 2015 11:21 am

Missed Weight, Lost Fight, Pushed Ref And Now Fails Drug Test –– No Really!

I would say things could be worse for this UFC fighter, but man, right now that seems like that’s really not possible. UFC lightweight Francisco Trevino took on newcomer Sage Northcutt at UFC 192. Trevino failed to make weight for the fight, coming in at 160 pounds, but that was just the start. Trevino went...

Oct 11, 2015 5:25 am

Bellator champ: ‘Warren deserves a longer suspension for failed drug test’

The self-proclaimed “Baddest Man on the Planet” Joe Warren’s plans for a run at Bellator’s bantamweight championship were pushed to the side after he failed a drug test for marijuana. Now, Marcos Galvao is left opponent-less once again for his fight at Bellator 144. Eduardo Dantes was originally supposed to fight Galvao at Bellator 144,...

Oct 10, 2015 8:23 am

Two ‘Shooto Brazil 56’ Fighters Fail Drug Tests, Get Suspended Two Years

Two of the fighters who competed at ‘Shooto Brazil 56’ have failed their drug tests and have now been suspend for two years. Amilcar Alves, who’s the promotions new light heavyweight champion will be stripped of his title along with the suspension. According to the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA), Alves tested positive for 19-Norandrosterone,...