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Two UFC fighters accept two-year suspensions from USADA

A couple of promising UFC fighters will be on the shelf for a while longer after accepting long suspensions at the hands of USADA. A UFC heavyweight and featherweight were …read more

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Posted on February 16, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Two Russian Fighters Suspended by USADA for UFC Anti-Doping Violation

Two Russian UFC fighters were received suspensions from USADA after having tested positive for a banned substance that is sold illegally worldwide. …read more

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Posted on February 15, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Magomedov, Tukhugov accept two-year sanctions for USADA violations

UFC fighters Ruslan Magomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov have resolved their cases with the United States Anti-Doping Agency.
On Thursday, the USADA announced that Magomedov and Tukhugov have accepted two-year suspensions after …read more

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VIDEO | Joe Rogan’s Hilarious Response to Why He’d Never Fight CM Punk

Joe Rogan comments on beating CM Punk and losing to USADA pic.twitter.com/orNS00Go8B
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It seems like CM Punk’s return to the Octagon is getting closer and closer …read more

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Manager: ‘95-percent chance’ that Jon Jones fights in 2018

Jon Jones’ manager is very optimistic that his client will clear up his USADA issues soon and return to fighting this year. After Jon Jones failed another USADA test around …read more

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Posted on February 13, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Faber still in USADA testing pool: I’m always open to entertain any offer

Retired UFC Hall-of-Famer Urijah Faber explains why he is keeping himself in the USADA testing pool. Former WEC champion Urijah Faber fought his last professional MMA fight in December …read more

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Posted on February 12, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Urijah Faber reveals he’s still in USADA testing pool, open to comeback for ‘a big opportunity’

In MMA, fighter retirements rarely stick for good, especially the first time. So when UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber announced he was hanging up the gloves at the end …read more

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Posted on February 12, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Jim Wallhead & CJ de Tomas accept USADA sanctions over UFC drug test failures

Longtime veteran ‘Judo’ Jim ended up with a 9-month suspension from USADA after unknowingly ingesting a tainted supplement. It looks like yet another UFC fighter may have a case to …read more

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Jim Wallhead Receives Reduced 9-Month Suspension for Taking Contaminated Supplement

UFC welterweight competitor Jim Wallhead has accepted a reduced nine-month suspension from USADA for taking a contaminated supplement, the promotion announced in a statement Tuesday. …read more

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Posted on February 6, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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Jim Wallhead Accepts Nine-Month Sanction Given by USADA

Jim Wallhead didn’t have the book thrown at him entirely by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight was flagged by USADA on Oct. 7. Wallhead …read more

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Posted on February 6, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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Anderson Silva tested positive for steroid and diuretic in USADA drug test

Anderson Silva tested positive for two separate substances in his recent USADA drug test, MMA Fighting confirmed Friday.
The UFC legend had both methyltestosterone and a diuretic turn up in his …read more

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Posted on February 2, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Report: UFC legend Anderson Silva tested positive for synthetic testosterone, diuretic

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, was flagged by USADA on a test taken in November 2017. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is in major trouble after his recent …read more

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Posted on February 1, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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UFC Heavyweight James Mulheron Suspended One Year by USADA

UFC heavyweight James Mulheron has been suspended for one year after violating the UFC’s anti-doping policy due to a failed drug test administered by USADA.
USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency) made …read more

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Posted on January 30, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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UFC's James Mulheron accepts one-year suspension for anti-doping violation

UFC heavyweight James Mulheron will be sitting out most of 2018.
Mulheron (11-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC), a 29-year-old Englishman, accepted a one-year suspension by UFC anti-doping partner USADA for a failed …read more

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UFC Heavyweight James Mulheron Accepts 1-Year Suspension for Anti-Doping Violation

James Mulheron has accepted a one-year suspension from USADA for an anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on Nov. 10. …read more

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James Mulheron accepts one-year suspension for USADA violation

The USADA announced Tuesday that UFC heavyweight James Mulheron has accepted a one-year suspension from competition after testing positive for the banned substances clomiphene and hydroxyclomiphene last November.
Mulheron’s failed test …read more

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Posted on January 30, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Michal Oleksiejczuk flagged for potential USADA violation following UFC 219 win

After defeating Khalil Rountree last month at UFC 219 in his Octagon debut, rising UFC light heavyweight prospect Michal Oleksiejczuk has been flagged for a potential United States Anti-Doping Agency …read more

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Three Amigos 163: UFC Charlotte preview, weekly news update

The Amigos are discussing Cyborg’s Twitter issues, Conor McGregor’s kung-fu grip on the LW belt, Rivera getting the USADA hammer and more. Welcome to your weekly dose of Three Amigos …read more

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Michal Oleksiejczuk fails USADA drug test, facing anti-doping policy violation

It’s Michal Oleksiejczuk’s turn to deal with the USADA.
On Thursday, officials announced that Oleksiejczuk failed an in-competition drug test taken in conjunction with his Dec. 30 fight vs. Khalil Rountree …read more

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Anderson Silva: I never used steroids in my life

Anderson Silva declares his innocence, stating that he’s never taken steroids in his life, blames 2015 legal team for NAC suspension. Last November, Anderson Silva was flagged by USADA was …read more

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UFC bantamweight veteran Francisco Rivera slapped with four-year suspension by USADA

Bantamweight veteran Francisco Rivera is going to have to wait a very long time to step back inside of the UFC’s Octagon, as the 36-year-old was hit with a massive …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2018, 10:46 pm By
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UFC's Rivera gets ban for falsifying evidence

UFC’s Francisco Rivera, who went to arbitration with USADA over a positive test for clenbuterol, received a four-year ban after admitting to falsifying evidence. …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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USADA hands Francisco Rivera four-year suspension

Former UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera is the second fighter since the UFC formed its relationship with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to get a four-year suspension.
USADA today announced the news …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2018, 1:17 am By
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UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera suspended four years by USADA

An independent arbitrator has dropped the hammer on Francisco Rivera.
Rivera, a veteran UFC bantamweight, has been issued a four-year suspension by an independent arbitrator stemming from his July 2016 positive …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2018, 12:46 am By
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UFC Fighter Francisco Rivera Presents Falsified Documents to USADA, Gets 4-Year Ban

USADA announced on Friday that an independent arbitrator has rendered a decision in the case of UFC athlete Francisco Rivera, and determined that Rivera should receive a four-year period of …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2018, 12:17 am By
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Three Amigos 162: Special Chronic-cast Q & A

This special minisode features a supersized Q & A with Captain Kidd about marijuana and the UFC following the unfortunate USADA flag of strawweight contender Cynthia Calvillo. Welcome to this …read more

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Cynthia Calvillo smoked by USADA following UFC 219 loss to Carla Esparza

As if losing wasn’t bad enough, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight up-and-comer Cynthia Calvillo, 30, has now been informed by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) that she came back positive …read more

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UFC's Cynthia Calvillo informed of potential USADA violation for marijuana

On the heels of her first loss, UFC strawweight Cynthia Calvillo has been dealt another blow.
Calvillo (6-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has been informed of a potential violation by the U.S. …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2018, 5:16 am By
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Cynthia Calvillo Flagged for Potential UFC Anti-Doping Policy Violation by USADA

Strawweight contender Cynthia Calvillo has been notified of a potential doping violation stemming from an in competition drug test administered around her last fight against Carla Esparza at UFC 219.
According …read more

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Josh Barnett on USADA: ‘I don’t trust them in any way, shape, or form’

Josh Barnett has run afoul of USADA, and he is not a fan of how they conduct their business. Back in December of 2016, Josh Barnett was flagged by USADA …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Yoel Romero filing lawsuit against supplement manufacturer over failed USADA drug test

Top middleweight contender Yoel Romero is keeping his word about going after the makers of a tainted supplement that saw him suspended 6 months from the UFC in 2016. There’s …read more

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Yoel Romero files suit against shady supplement maker behind USADA drug test suspension

The people are real. The cases are real. The rulings are final. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender, Yoel Romero, has trouble letting go of a grudge.
Just ask …read more

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Report: Yoel Romero sues maker of tainted supplement that led to 2016 USADA suspension

On the heels of his upcoming interim title shot, UFC middleweight Yoel Romero will be looking for some restitution from a supplement maker.
In early 2016, Romero was suspended for six …read more

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Josh Barnett would rather take four-year suspension than be ‘burned at the stake’ by USADA ‘witch hunt’

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Josh Barnett was flagged by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) roughly one-year back, after “The Warmaster” tested positive for Ostarine.
The substance was later …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Josh Barnett on USADA: “I don’t trust them in any way, shape or form.”

Ever since the UFC has brought in USADA to handle their drug testing and help “clean up the sport”, we’ve seen several big stars get busted for performance-enhancing drug use. …read more

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Josh Barnett doesn't trust USADA and won't settle, expects four-year suspension

Aug 31, 2013; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Josh Barnett reacts after beating Frank Mir (not pictured) during the UFC-164 bout at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY …read more

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Amanda Ribas Claims Innocence Following USADA Suspension for Failed Drug Test

Amanda Ribas on Wednesday received a two-year suspension from USADA due to a positive test for the banned substance ostarine in an out-of-competition urine sample. …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Amanda Ribas handed major USADA suspension before ever making UFC debut

Amanda Ribas’ UFC career has been dealt a serious blow before it even started.
The strawweight fighter was scheduled to make her promotional debut opposite Julianna Lima last summer. Unfortunately, she …read more

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Amanda Ribas suspended two years by USADA before ever making UFC debut

Amanda Ribas, we hardly knew ye.
The Brazilian women’s strawweight fighter has been suspended two years by USADA before ever even making her UFC debut, the UFC’s anti-doping partner announced Wednesday.
Ribas …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2018, 6:47 pm By
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BJ Penn: “I think that USADA made the cheaters jump from taking Testosterone to Human Growth Hormone”

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn believes that while USADA has definitely helped clean up the sport of mixed martial arts, there is still a ton of room …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2018, 2:46 am By
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Despite USADA trouble, Anderson Silva promises “it’s not over yet”

Former UFC middleweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Anderson Silva is currently under the USADA microscope for a failed October drug test, and could well end up on the …read more

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Former UFC title challenger Jessica Penne suspended after failed USADA drug test

UFC strawweight Jessica Penne has been suspended for 18 months. USADA has announced that they have suspended Jessica Penne for 18 months, after her sample from March 20, 2017 was …read more

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USADA Deals Jessica Penne Lengthy Suspension

Jessica Penne was handed an 18-month suspension by USADA, but it could have been worse. Penne faced a two-year ban from MMA after her biological passport came back with the …read more

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UFC Strawweight Jessica Penne Suspended 18 Months for Positive Steroid Test

Jessica Penne has been suspended 18 months after testing positive for an “anabolic androgenic steroid of exogenous origin,” USADA and the Tennessee Athletic Commission announced Friday. …read more

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UFC's Jessica Penne gets 18-month suspension for unspecified steroid

UFC anti-doping partner USADA today announced women’s strawweight Jessica Penne has accepted an 18-month suspension for an unspecified steroid.
USADA today reported Penne, 34, tested positive for the presence of an …read more

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Posted on January 5, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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USADA suspends Jessica Penne 18 months for failed drug test

Jessica Penne will miss most of 2018 due to a UFC anti-doping policy violation.
The women’s mixed martial arts veteran tested positive for the presence of an anabolic steroid of exogenous …read more

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Jeff Novitzky: UFC hoping to resolve Nick Diaz’s USADA whereabouts sanction ‘pretty quick’

UFC president Dana White said recently that he doesn’t think Nick Diaz ever wants to fight again. At the moment, Diaz is actually unable to fight in the UFC.
The popular …read more

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Posted on January 4, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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UFC VP Jeff Novitzky: USADA amended rules because of Nate Diaz

UFC Vice President of Athlete Health and Performance Jeff Novitzky revealed that USADA actually made some changes to their rules because of Nate Diaz. In 2014, Nate Diaz was being …read more

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Nick Diaz didn’t cheat, suspended by USADA anyway

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight No. 1 contender, Nick Diaz, has not competed inside the Octagon since his No Contest against Anderson Silva at the UFC 183 pay-per-view (PPV) …read more

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Midnight Mania! Rousey only ranked UFC fighter not tested by USADA in 2017

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Ronda Rousey remains ranked in the UFC after a year, but, despite …read more

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UFC 219 winner Matheus Nicolau 'grew up a lot' during USADA suspension, wants flyweight contender fight

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – Matheus Nicolau successfully returned to the octagon from a 16-month layoff due to a doping violation Saturday with a dominant victory over Louis …read more

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Posted on January 1, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Former UFC bantamweight Carls John De Tomas flagged for potential USADA violation

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight prospect Carls John De Tomas has landed himself in the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) doghouse, as the promotion revealed earlier today (Fri., Dec. …read more

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Posted on December 30, 2017, 3:16 am By
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Carls John de Tomas fails USADA drug test, notified of potential anti-doping infraction

Carls John de Tomas failed a U.S. Anti-Doping Agency drug test stemming from his appearance at UFC Fight Night 123 earlier this month and now faces a potential UFC anti-doping …read more

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Posted on December 29, 2017, 10:46 pm By
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Carls John de Tomas fails USADA drug test in relation to UFC Fresno

Making flyweight is not the only obstacle ahead for Carls John de Tomas.
The fighter failed a USADA drug test in relation to UFC Fresno earlier this month and is facing …read more

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