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Latest UFC Boise Fight Card, TV Line Up

After settling his differences with USADA, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos looks to get back into the 265-pound title hunt against WSOF import Blagoy Ivanov. Elsewhere on the …read more

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Posted on May 16, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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USADA awarding free shirts to UFC fighters who pass drug tests

USADA has recently come up with an incentive system for UFC fighters who will pass their drug tests 25 times consecutively. Since July 2015, the United States Anti-Doping Agency …read more

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Posted on May 10, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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USADA to Honor 19 UFC Athletes Who Have Passed 25 Consecutive Drug Tests

If you’ve been a clean athlete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship for a significant period of time, your efforts will not go unrecognized. …read more

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USADA to honor UFC fighters who have reached 25 clean drug tests milestone

With the UFC’s relationship with USADA approaching the three-year mark, the agency is recognizing fighters who have reached a milestone amount of clean tests.
Each month, USADA will honor the UFC …read more

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Posted on May 9, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Lyoto Machida wants win over Belfort at UFC 224 to put him on path back to title shot

For a man who recently had four losses in five fights, and a sit of more than two years thanks to a USADA suspension, it might seem strange for Lyoto …read more

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Posted on May 9, 2018, 12:46 pm By
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Dos Santos: For USADA, you’re guilty until proven innocent

Now eligible to fight again after a six-month suspension, Junior Dos Santos opens up about his ill feelings towards USADA. In August 2017, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos …read more

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Posted on May 8, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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UFC's Mendes returning from 2-year suspension

Former UFC title challenger Chad Mendes, who was suspended by the USADA in mid-2016 after testing positive for a banned substance, will make his return July 14 in a featherweight …read more

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Posted on May 8, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Junior dos Santos on USADA: ‘You’re guilty until you’re proven innocent’

Junior dos Santos has been a proponent of USADA ever since the agency began leading the UFC’s anti-doping program in 2015. He never envisioned a scenario where he’d be on …read more

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Posted on May 7, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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USADA explains efforts to 'shut off' supplement contamination cases, go after SARMs

One of USADA’s most difficult jobs while running the UFC’s anti-doping program has been separating truth from fiction in supplement contamination cases.
Since the program’s inception in 2015, several athletes accused …read more

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Posted on May 7, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Which is more dangerous, MMA or pro wrestling? Tom Lawlor weighs in

KENNER, La. — In New Orleans during WrestleMania week, Tom Lawlor talks the differences between MMA and pro wrestling, his current work on the indie wrestling scene, his USADA suspension …read more

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Posted on May 5, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Chad Mendes takes responsibility for his USADA suspension: ‘I messed up’

There was an upside and a downside to Chad Mendes’ mandatory two-year time-out.
Mendes is six weeks from becoming eligible to return following a two-year USADA suspension after he tested for …read more

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Posted on May 1, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Dos Santos returns, meets Ivanov at UFC Boise

The former heavyweight champion will return to the Octagon in July, against a newcomer. Junior dos Santos hasn’t competed in a long time but now that his USADA issues are …read more

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Posted on May 1, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Junior dos Santos Returns Against Former WSOF Champion at UFC Boise

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has his return fight lined up. The heavyweight star has been on the sidelines since he was flagged for a potential USADA anti-doping …read more

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Posted on May 1, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Junior dos Santos eyes ‘perfect match-up’ against Volkov

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is glad USADA cleared him to fight once again. Former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos wants to make up for the …read more

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USADA open to releasing 'reasoned decisions' on anti-doping cases to provide greater clarity

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency officials don’t typically go into much detail when they resolve a case with a UFC fighter. But that could change soon.
USADA CEO Travis Tygart told MMAjunkie he’s …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2018, 9:17 pm By
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Junior Dos Santos, Lil Nog and Marcos Rogerio de Lima All Get USADA Suspensions Lifted

Following Josh Barnett’s potentially groundbreaking reprimanding from USADA comes three more cases that have been reduced resulting in fighting freedom.
Most notably is the former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior “Cigano” Dos …read more

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Junior dos Santos Happy ‘Nightmare is Finally Over’ After USADA Resolves Doping Case

Junior dos Santos is finally ready to resume his fight career after he sat out since last year awaiting word from USADA after her tested positive for a banned substance. …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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USADA: JDS, Lil’ Nog test failures were caused by tainted supplements

Junior dos Santos, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, and Marcos Roger de Lima are all cleared to return to UFC competition following an investigation by USADA into their drug test failures. Over …read more

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Junior Dos Santos, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Cleared to Return Following USADA Investigation

Junior dos Santos, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Marcos Rogerio de Lima have been embroiled in a months long investigation by USADA as the anti-doping agency was looking into contaminated supplements …read more

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Ex-UFC heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos, two others, took tainted supplements that led to positive tests

Junior dos Santos is immediately eligible to fight after USADA discovered he had taken a tainted supplement. From the moment his positive drug test became public on Aug. 18, …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Junior dos Santos, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira cleared for UFC return after USADA exposes dirty lab in Brazil

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, was shocked when United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) popped him for performance-enhancing drugs, insisting he did not intentionally cheat.
Looks like …read more

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USADA Finds Fault with Brazilian Pharmacies; Junior dos Santos, 2 Others Get Reduced Sanctions

Junior dos Santos is one of three UFC fighters who has been cleared to fight immediately by USADA after the anti-doping organization discovered that two Brazilian compounding pharmacies sold the …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Junior dos Santos, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira get reduced suspensions after USADA investigation

Junior dos Santos and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira are free to return to the UFC immediately.
The two Brazilian stars, as well as Marcos Rogerio de Lima, both received reduced, six-month suspensions …read more

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USADA clears 3 fighters, including dos Santos

Three UFC fighters have been cleared to fight after the USADA linked several failed drug tests to pharmacies in Brazil. …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Junior dos Santos frustrated with lengthy USADA sanctions process

A tainted legal substance and frustrating USADA situation has cost Junior dos Santos some significant time. Now, with his suspension over, he’s ready to keep fighting. …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Junior Dos Santos, 'Lil Nog,' Marcos Rogerio de Lima accept six-month suspensions after USADA IDs bad lab

Three Brazilian UFC fighters have accepted reduced suspensions from USADA after the UFC’s anti-doping partner identified compounding pharmacies that allegedly sold tainted supplements.
A press release from USADA today announced that …read more

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Josh Barnett Sues Supplement Maker For Failed Test

Last month, Josh Barnett successfully took USADA to an arbitrator and won his case. Now the former UFC Heavyweight Champion is free to fight after having his 2-year suspension reduced …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Diaz Eligible For UFC Return After Striking USADA Deal

Nick Diaz — who has been out of action for over three years due to his troubles with United States Anti Doping agency (USADA) — is free and clear to …read more

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Posted on April 9, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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BREAKING | Nick Diaz accepts USADA sanction, will be eligible to fight this month!

Former Strikeforce welterweight champ and UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz will soon be able to fight again.
The elder Diaz brother has accepted a one-year sanction after failing to appear …read more

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Posted on April 9, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Nick Diaz Accepts 1-Year USADA Sanction for Whereabouts Failures, Free to Fight April 19

Controversial UFC star Nick Diaz has accepted a one-year sanction from USADA resulting from three unsuccessful drug test attempts during a 12-month period from 2016 to 2017. …read more

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BREAKING | Nick Diaz accepts USADA suspension, will be eligible to fight this month!

Former Strikeforce welterweight champ and UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz will soon be able to fight again.
The elder Diaz brother has accepted a one-year sanction after failing to appear …read more

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Posted on April 9, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell suspended two years by USADA

UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell has accepted a two-year suspension from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
The UFC anti-doping partner today announced that Rothwell, 36, tested positive for an “anabolic androgenic steroid of …read more

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Posted on April 6, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Brandon Moreno compares his USADA situation with Canelo Alvarez drug failure

BROOKLYN — Ahead of UFC 223, Brandon Moreno discusses his flyweight bout against Ray Borg, his experience with USADA, Canelo Alvarez’s recent drug failure, and much more. …read more

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Debunking the misinformation around Canelo’s clenbuterol positives

Iain Kidd explains the facts and science behind Canelo Alvarez’s positive test for clenbuterol, and examines how USADA would handle the situation. The results
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez gave two samples to …read more

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Posted on March 30, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Josh Barnett Hopes His Case Changes Things for USADA

It has been 18 months since Josh Barnett stepped inside a UFC cage. Barnett was notified of a potential doping violation in December of 2016 and has been butting heads …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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On this week’s show, the panel will discuss expectations for UFC 223, Ronda Rousey’s ongoing issues with media coverage of her, Josh Barnett’s exoneration from USADA charges, time away from …read more

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Barnett: USADA ‘trying to find ways’ to punish fighters is ‘excessive’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett felt that USADA was trying to go after him personally. Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett was able to receive some form of …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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UFC's Amanda Lemos accepts two-year suspension from USADA for banned steroid

UFC women’s bantamweight Amanda Lemos has accepted a two-year suspension for an anti-doping violation.
In a press release, USADA stated Lemos, 30, failed an out-of-competition drug test conducted Nov. 8, 2017, …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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USADA suspends UFC’s Amanda Lemos two years for testing positive for steroid

Amanda Lemos is the latest fighter to be suspended by USADA for a UFC anti-doping policy violation.
USADA suspended the women’s bantamweight athlete two years for testing positive for the steroid …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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Amanda Lemos Accepts 2-Year USADA Suspension for Positive Steroid Test

UFC bantamweight Amanda Lemos has accepted a two-year suspension from USADA for a positive steroid test. …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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UFC Fighter Amanda Lemos Suspended 2 Years by USADA for Doping Infraction

UFC women’s bantamweight competitor Amanda Lemos has been suspended two years after testing positive for steroids from an out of competition drug test administered by USADA last year. …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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Brandon Moreno 'not really a fan' of USADA despite being cleared of wrongdoing

LAS VEGAS – Brandon Moreno is among the small group of fighters who have had a positive drug test thrown out by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) because of alleged …read more

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Posted on March 27, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Barnett hopes his lengthy USADA case 'changes some things'

The UFC heavyweight received just a reprimand, no suspension, after an independent arbitrator ruled that his 2016 drug test failure was caused by a contaminated legal supplement. But the case …read more

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