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Dan Hardy Enters USADA Drug Testing Pool

Dan Hardy has been hinting about a return to fighting and he has taken a necessary step in doing so. He has revealed he has entered USADA’s drug-testing pool, which …read more

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Posted on August 20, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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VIDEO: Fabricio Werdum ranks Fedor Emelianenko ahead of Daniel Cormier as greatest heavyweight

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – Former UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum stopped by to discuss his current USADA suspension, the contaminated substance he failed for his plans for his UFC return, his desire …read more

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Fabricio Werdum makes prediction for Cormier vs. Miocic 2

Former UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum is currently serving the remainder of a USADA suspension, but he is still surveying his division very closely. That means he’ll be watching the main …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Fabricio Werdum Believes He Can Finish Francis Ngannou

Upon his planned UFC return, Fabricio Werdum hopes to share the Octagon with Francis Ngannou. Werdum has been forced to sit on the sidelines due to a USADA violation. “Vai …read more

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Fabricio Werdum aims to finish ‘The Predator’ in UFC return

Fabricio Werdum is currently sidelined due to a USADA suspension but he has his eyes set on his return fight.
During his suspension, he asked for his release, yet the UFC …read more

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Posted on August 9, 2019, 12:46 am By
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DWCS product tests positive for nandrolone after signing with UFC

Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC

Contender Series middleweight Antonio Trocoli failed an USADA exam for banned substance nandrolone shortly after signing with the UFC. After recently signing with the …read more

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Posted on July 31, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Contender Series Antonio Trocoli flagged by USADA, released by the UFC

Antonio Trocoli impressed the UFC brass on the 2019 season of Dana White’s Contender Series by submitting Kenneth Berg in the first round with a broken foot.
However, he won’t be …read more

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Posted on July 31, 2019, 2:46 am By
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As USADA suspension approaches its end, Carlos Felipe re-signs with the UFC

Carlos Felipe (center) re-signed with the UFC days before the end of his USADA suspension. | Photo via Carlos Felipe

Carlos Felipe is back in the UFC, he announced …read more

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Posted on July 20, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Ben Rothwell Happy To Be Back, Still Frustrated At His Treatment by USADA

Ben Rothwell returns to the Octagon this weekend to take on former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. The fight kicks off the main card on Saturday night, and …read more

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Ben Rothwell opens up on 'dark time' after USADA suspension

SAN ANTONIO – The last time Ben Rothwell met with the media, he was in no mood to talk.
Three months later, Rothwell (36-11 MMA, 6-5 UFC) can hardly contain himself …read more

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Posted on July 19, 2019, 1:16 am By
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USADA suspends UFC's Alen Amedovski for THC but gives, reduces time for cooperation

UFC middleweight Alen Amedovski has accepted a six-month suspension for the active drug in marijuana. But by cooperating with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, his time was cut in half.
The UFC’s …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Alen Amedovski accepts six-month USADA sanction for cannabis metabolite

Alen Amedovski in action against Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Saint Petersburg on April 20, 2019 | Photo by Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images

On Thursday, USADA announced that UFC …read more

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Ex-UFC champ Cody Garbrandt proposes all-steroid fights if USADA testing inconsistent

Sometimes, ex-UFC bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt wonders what might have been had his longtime rival T.J. Dillashaw been caught doping before a knockout loss in 2017.
Had Dillashaw not been able …read more

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Posted on July 17, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Garbrandt wants USADA to crack down or ‘let it all be legal’

With TJ Dillashaw’s recent suspension for EPO use and Jon Jones’ recent exception for the continuing presence of Turinabol metabolites, former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt is hoping to see more …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Marvin Vettori ‘paranoid to a different level’ following USADA suspension 

Marvin Vettori wants to make one thing perfectly clear — he never knowingly cheated despite the six month suspension he received from USADA.
The middleweight competitor was lumped in a group …read more

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Posted on July 13, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Pic: Paulo Costa Is Absolutely Massive Ahead Of UFC Return

Paulo Costa is seemingly daring USADA to come knocking at his door. Of course, it’s not like they haven’t already. The hulking middleweight contender was embroiled in a long, confusing …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Adesanya says Jon Jones was great when USADA wasn’t around

Israel Adesanya’s shots about Jon Jones only being a good fighter before USADA came around forced a reply from ‘Bones’ on social media. The ongoing beef between interim UFC middleweight …read more

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Posted on July 10, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Former UFC Signee Ivan Shtyrkov Accepts 2-Year USADA Suspension

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship signee Ivan Shtyrkov has been suspended for two years by USADA for an anti-doping violation. …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2019, 9:17 pm By
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USADA confirms Ivan Shtyrkov failed drug test, issues two-year suspension

Two weeks after a post on social media attributed Ivan Shtyrkov’s canceled UFC bout to a positive drug test, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has confirmed a two-year suspension for the …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Former UFC fighter Ivan Shtyrkov suspended two years by USADA following failed drug test

Russian light heavyweight Ivan Shtyrkov has been suspended for two years by USADA following a failed drug test taken prior to his scheduled UFC debut earlier this year.
USADA officials …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Darren Till Gives His Take on TJ Dillashaw Suspension

After TJ Dillashaw lost to Henry Cejudo back in January, shocking news came out that he was flagged by USADA and suspended for two years. The former bantamweight champion gave …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Fabricio Werdum Says UFC Wouldn’t Release Him

Fabricio Werdum was looking to be a free agent. However, that will not happen after all. The former heavyweight champion is currently suspended due to USADA, and given he is …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Fabricio Werdum says UFC refused to release him despite USADA suspension

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum wants out of his UFC contract, but the world’s leading MMA promotion is holding him to it.
In an interview with Combate, Werdum admitted he …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Werdum plans to fulfill current UFC contract despite USADA ban

Fabricio Werdum vows to finish his current contract, which still has two fights left, after his USADA suspension ends, in 2020. Despite being into his forties and suspended until mid-2020, …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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TJ Dillashaw starts new business during USADA suspension

TJ Dillashaw is exploring a new business venture amid his United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) suspension.
The former UFC bantamweight champion sent shockwaves through the MMA community after testing positive for …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Joe Rogan Discusses Sean O’Malley Being Removed From UFC 239 Due To Being Flagged By USADA

Sean O’Malley has been sidelined due to testing positive for Ostarine, and being suspended for six-months. But, USADA announced it was from a tainted supplement and the prospect did not …read more

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Posted on June 26, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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