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USADA says they made ‘technical error’ with Lesnar’s updated drug tests

There’s been some controversy over Brock Lesnar’s recent drug tests. Brock Lesnar is still in USADA’s drug testing pool, but there’s been some confusion over how many times the former …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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California commission, USADA butt heads on jurisdiction, Jon Jones case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Jon Jones had his mixed martial arts license reinstatement hearing Tuesday. Yet some of the things expressed during the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) meeting left Jones …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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CSAC: USADA’s process of handling Jones’ UFC 214 case ‘was a wreck’

California State Athletic Commission executive director Andy Foster is not in agreement with how USADA handled Jon Jones’ UFC 214 drug test failure. From an incident that happened in …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Contender Series Alum Grant Dawson Has Anti-Doping Violation Case Dismissed

Grant Dawson, who earned a UFC contract on Season 1 of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, had his anti-doping case dismissed by USADA. …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 3:46 am By
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Grant Dawson sees USADA case dismissed

Grant Dawson is free to resume his MMA career.
The 24-year-old featherweight saw his USADA case officially dismissed by the organization according to a UFC statement released Tuesday. Dawson was flagged …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 3:16 am By
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USADA says ‘technical issue’ caused online Brock Lesnar drug-test number discrepancy

Regarding the case of the mysteriously disappearing Brock Lesnar drug test, USADA says it’s much ado about nothing.
Social media reports surfaced over the last few days about a discrepancy in …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 1:46 am By
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CSAC's Andy Foster: Jon Jones case dragged too long, USADA shouldn't decide UFC punishments

California State Athletic Commission Executive Director Andy Foster is a proponent of anti-doping measures. He also supports the mission of the UFC’s anti-doping partner, U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).
But after watching …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 12:16 am By
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USADA says ‘technical issue’ led to disappearance of recent Brock Lesnar test sample

Last week, we got what appeared to be some shenanigans from USADA involving former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar where we saw the disappearance of one …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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CSAC’s Andy Foster discusses Jon Jones hearing, ‘concerns’ over USADA adjudication processes, more

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — After the California State Athletic Commission meeting Tuesday, CSAC executive officer spoke with MMA Fighting about Jon Jones being give back his MMA license, him not wanting …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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UFC 231 winner Diego Ferreira keen to make up for lost time after 'stupid' USADA suspension

TORONTO – Diego Ferreira believes he would be a lot further along in his career if not for a U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) suspension that took two years away. He’s …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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Report | Brock Lesnar USADA sample goes missing from database

Don’t look now, but it appears that one of the samples submitted by Brock Lesnar to USADA has gone missing and is no longer logged in the company data base.
The …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Three Amigos Podcast: Dana says stuff, Northcutt leaves, UFC Australia

The Amigos are discussing Chuck Liddell’s ‘indefinite’ suspension, Jon Jones’ claims that he was ‘cleared’ by USADA, Northcutt’s departure and more. Welcome to your weekly dose of Three Amigos Podcast …read more

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CM Punk still on UFC roster and being tested by USADA

It seems that, despite Dana White saying he’d never use him again, CM Punk is still on the UFC roster. CM Punk has not fared well since giving up pro …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Jon Jones: Anyone Who Believes I Cheated Is Stupid

During Jon Jones’ media rounds Monday, Jones was asked many questions by many different outlets. One common theme of the questions was getting Jones’s side of the latest USADA scandal …read more

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Posted on November 28, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Jon Jones says he would have left UFC if USADA issued four-year ban

In the end, the United States Anti-Doping Agency handed Jon Jones a 15-month suspension for the failed drug test that caused his July, 2017 win over Daniel Cormier to be …read more

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Jones: ‘I know in my spirit’ that I never cheated, and USADA proved it

Jon Jones continues to maintain his innocence regarding his UFC 214 drug test failure that kept him in the sidelines for more than a year. Former UFC light heavyweight …read more

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Posted on November 27, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Sean O’Malley is making bank playing video games

Sean O’Malley is a rising star in the UFC’s bantamweight division. Unfortunately, he’s been sidelined by a USADA suspension. He was supposed to fight on the biggest card of the …read more

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Posted on November 22, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Sean O’Malley Still Profiting Doing What He Loves

Sean O’Malley has been keeping busy since being sidelined with the USADA violation in September. In addition to fighting to prove his innocence, O’Malley has been trying to keep a …read more

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Posted on November 22, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Fabricio Werdum to face Gordon Ryan in combat jiu-jitsu match in February

Fabricio Werdum is staying active during his USADA suspension.
The former UFC heavyweight champion is set to face fellow grappling wizard Gordon Ryan in a combat jiu-jitsu match in Monterrey, Mexico, …read more

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Tom Lawlor says he’s ‘disgusted’ seeing promoters treat fighters ‘like animals’

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — After the Liddell vs. Ortiz 3 press conference at The Forum, Tom Lawlor discusses coming back to MMA after his USADA suspension, being cut from the UFC, …read more

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Posted on November 21, 2018, 2:46 am By
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Sean O’Malley trying to look at suspension as ‘blessing in disguise,’ but hopes aspects of USADA program change

The first half of Sean O’Malley’s drug-testing punishment has been decided.
O’Malley was issued a six-month suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission last week and ordered to pay $472.42 in legal …read more

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UFC Argentina’s Cynthia Calvillo says NSAC, not USADA gave her the biggest issues with her suspension

Cynthia Calvillo steps into the cage for the first time since Dec. 2017 when she faces Poliana Botelho this Saturday at UFC Argentina. The 31-year-old has been sidelined due to …read more

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Anderson Silva is officially eligible to make his octagon return!

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva could soon be back in the Octagon.
The mixed martial arts legend completed a one-year suspension from USADA earlier today.
“The Spider” received the suspension …read more

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Posted on November 10, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Wonder Twins Power Podcast 02: Cormier’s legacy + inspecting Ostarine

The Wonder Twins are discussing Daniel Cormier’s legacy and taking a closer look at Ostarine and why so many athletes are failing USADA tests because of it. Welcome to the …read more

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Posted on November 5, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Theodorou at ‘competitive disadvantage’ without medical cannabis

Less than a month after Canada legalized cannabis, Canadian UFC middleweight Elias Theodorou explains why he’s advocating for a TUE for medical cannabis from USADA. Elias Theodorou is scheduled to …read more

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Marcos Rogerio de Lima no longer cutting 50-plus pounds to fight, promises better performance at UFC 230

UFC 230 will be a fresh start for Marcos Rogerio de Lima.
Stepping back inside the Octagon after proving his innocence in a USADA case earlier this year, de Lima will …read more

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Posted on November 3, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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UFC Lightweight Marco Polo Reyes Accepts 6-Month Suspension for Anti-Doping Violation

Marco Polo Reyes has accepted a six-month suspension for an anti-doping violation, USADA announced Monday. …read more

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Posted on October 30, 2018, 2:16 am By
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USADA suspends Polo Reyes six months for tainted supplement

Polo Reyes can now return to the Octagon.
The UFC lightweight was handed a six-month suspension by USADA after he tested positive for the prohibited substance ostarine, the agency announced Monday. …read more

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Posted on October 29, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Marvin Vettori reveals USADA violation

Marvin Vettori’s next fight is yet to be booked and now we know why.
With the USADA no longer publicly announcing if fighters have been flagged for potential violations, the 25-year-old …read more

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Posted on October 29, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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UFC's Marvin Vettori says positive USADA test for ostarine keeping him sidelined

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UFC middleweight Marvin Vettori hasn’t seen action since April, and today explained why he may be sidelined …read more

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Posted on October 29, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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UFC middleweight Marvin Vettori announces potential USADA violation

UFC middleweight Marvin Vettori has announced that he’s currently facing a potential United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) violation. The Italian fighter, who trains at Kings MMA in California, made this …read more

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Posted on October 29, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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USADA’s UFC TUE policy pushes athletes to opioids before cannabinoids

The guidelines currently used by USADA to give TUEs for cannabinoids currently makes athletes try other drugs, some dangerous and addictive, before letting them use THC. UFC middleweight …read more

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Posted on October 25, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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UFC's Sean O'Malley to undergo hip surgery as USADA situation plays out

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Posted on October 23, 2018, 2:46 pm By
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Jones says USADA’s science shows he wasn’t cheating

The former UFC champion wants to make it clear that, despite two failed drug tests, all evidence shows that he’s not a cheater. At this point it’s hard to imagine …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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USADA says 26-year suspension by Italian Anti-Doping Agency won’t affect Mara Romero Borella’s UFC career

The wild story surrounding UFC flyweight Mara Romero Borella seems to be coming to a conclusion as we now know that her 26-year suspension by the Italian Anti-Doping Agency will …read more

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