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USADA releases statement regarding the eligibility of Conor McGregor to resume competition

The USADA has released a statement regarding the eligibility of Conor McGregor to resume competition. It was announced by UFC President, Dana White that former champion Conor McGregor (22-6 MMA) …read more

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UFC heavyweight suspended two years by USADA

Hamdy Abdelwahab at ceremonial weigh-ins for UFC 277 last July. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

It’ll be a while before we see the …read more

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Posted on February 5, 2023, 5:16 pm By
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McGregor hasn’t re-enrolled in USADA testing despite TUF announcement

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Set to coach the newest season of The Ultimate Fighter, McGregor still hasn’t begun the six months …read more

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Conor McGregor’s USADA Requirements Revealed

UFC megastar Conor McGregor is yet to re-enter the USADA testing pool. The Irishman will perform as a coach on the new season of The Ultimate Fighter. Opposite ‘The Notorious’ …read more

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UFC heavyweight prospect Hamdy Abdelwahab receives 2-year suspension from USADA

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UFC heavyweight prospect Hamdy Abdelwahab will be sidelined for the foreseeable future.
Abdelwahab, 30, has accepted a two-year …read more

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Posted on February 3, 2023, 10:16 pm By
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Hamdy Abdelwahab suspended, has UFC debut win overturned after positive drug test and 'tampering'

UFC heavyweight prospect Hamdy Abdelwahab no longer has a promotional win on his resume.
Friday, UFC anti-doping partner USADA announced Abdelwahab (3-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) recently was suspended for two years …read more

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Posted on February 3, 2023, 8:16 pm By
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Colby Covington & Kamaru Usman Now Share Something Else In Common

No.2-ranked UFC welterweight Colby Covington recently reached a milestone with USADA. The controversial loudmouth has been honored by the anti-doping organization for his testing cleanly over 50 times now. ‘Chaos’ …read more

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Posted on January 30, 2023, 4:46 pm By
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Colby Covington honored for 50 clean USADA drug tests

Colby Covington is the high profile fight to reach the milestone of 50 clean U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) drug tests.
The UFC announced on Sunday that former interim welterweight titleholder Covington …read more

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Henry Cejudo releases training footage ahead of UFC return

When former two-division UFC champion Henry Cejudo announced his retirement in May 2020, ‘Triple C’ held the bantamweight championship. In May 2022, he re-entered the USADA testing pool preparing …read more

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Posted on January 4, 2023, 9:16 pm By
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‘USADA is going down right now’ — Jiri getting tested less since loss of UFC title

Jiri Prochazka is the former UFC light heavyweight champion. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

“After I gave up the title, USADA is going down …read more

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Posted on December 29, 2022, 10:16 pm By
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Marlon Vera believes some UFC fighters are still cheating and getting away with it: “Are USADA testing people in a f*****g third world country?”

Despite the UFC roster being put through regular drug testing from USADA, Marlon Vera still believes there are fighters cheating and getting away with it. Vera took to the Believe …read more

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Posted on December 29, 2022, 7:46 pm By
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Marlon Vera Casts Major Doubts On USADA Testing

Marlon Vera isn’t convinced that USADA’s testing methods are effectively preventing everyone on the UFC roster from using performance-enhancing drugs. The 30-year-old is currently the UFC’s #4-ranked bantamweight contender thanks …read more

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Posted on December 29, 2022, 3:46 pm By
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Marlon Vera claims there’s ‘drugs’ that help fighters pass USADA testing

Marlon Vera celebrates following his knockout of Frankie Edgar at UFC 268. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

According to Marlon Vera, there’s a drug …read more

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Daniel Cormier questions why USADA is “randomly” testing Jiri Prochazka more than Jon Jones: “Where are his damn tests?”

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier isn’t exactly thrilled with who USADA is choosing to test. The anti-doping organization has taken a lot of heat over the last few months. Conor McGregor, …read more

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Daniel Cormier Doesn’t Believe The USADA Is Testing Jon Jones As They Should

Daniel Cormier is not too happy about the number of USADA tests his former opponent Jon Jones has received since being away from the sport.  One of the most successful …read more

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Posted on December 22, 2022, 10:16 pm By
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Daniel Cormier takes issue with USADA testing Jon Jones only sparingly compared to Jiri Prochazka

Daniel Cormier doesn’t see how it makes any sense that Jiri Prochazka has been drug-tested 16 times the amount Jon Jones has this year.
According to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency database, …read more

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Morning Report: Ben Askren suggests Jiri Prochazka could sue USADA over excessive testing

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Ben Askren thinks Jiri Prochazka has grounds to sue USADA.
In 2022, Prochazka has been the most tested …read more

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Posted on December 22, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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Jiri Prochazka reveals USADA visits are less frequent after vacating championship: “Thank you, please keep that”

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka has had fewer visits from USADA recently. ‘Denisa’ has been out of action since June at UFC 275. In the main event in Singapore, …read more

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T.J Dillashaw supports Conor McGregor in his decision to remove himself from the USADA testing pool: “He’s not doing anything wrong”

Former UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw has supported Conor McGregor’s decision to remove himself from the USADA testing pool. McGregor is recovering from a horrifying leg break that occurred at …read more

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Posted on December 18, 2022, 12:16 am By
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He’s just healing - Dillashaw defends McGregor leaving USADA pool

UFC star Conor McGregor at Bellator 275 in February. | Photo By David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images

“He’s not doing anything wrong.” UFC superstar …read more

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T.J. Dillashaw: Conor McGregor 'not doing anything wrong' by pulling out of USADA testing pool

Former UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw agrees with Conor McGregor’s decision to remove himself from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency testing pool.
McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC), who broke his leg in …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2022, 11:46 pm By
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TJ Dillashaw Weighs In On USADA’s ‘Conor McGregor Rule’

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has given his thoughts on Conor McGregor’s absence from the USADA testing pool. Dillashaw retired following a loss to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 280 …read more

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Morning Report: Bobby Green gives fiery speech about recent USADA suspension: ‘I’ve been chastised, I’ve been villainized’

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Bobby Green came to Las Vegas fired up.
On Saturday, Green faces Drew Dober in a main …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2022, 1:16 pm By
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'Don't play with my name': UFC's Bobby Green fired up about USADA suspension tarnishing reputation

LAS VEGAS – Bobby Green arrived at UFC Fight Night 216 media day with a lot to get off his chest. He walked up on the dais and grabbed the …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2022, 10:16 pm By
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