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Chandler responds to ‘Joe Schmo’ PED critics: ‘Test me now, test me ASAP’

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Michael Chandler is excited to be joining USADA’s drug testing pool. Some fans believed Michael Chandler would never sign with the UFC due to its …read more

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Paulo Costa Responds To PED Accusations

In August, Israel Adesanya suggested that Paulo Costa could be using PEDs. Costa then taunted Adesanya in a Tweet suggesting that USADA has not tested him recently. In a recent …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show 88: Rumble in USADA test pool, UFC Vegas 11 recap

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Episode 88 discussion: UFC Vegas 11 recap, Anthony Johnson back in USADA testing pool, Chiesa calls out Wonderboy, Chimaev, Dodson released, Mir denies signing with BKFC …read more

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Duda Santana Suspended 2 Years, Released By UFC

Duda Santana has been released by the UFC. “Cowboyzinha” was recently suspended by USADA for 2-years after testing positive in an out-of-competition test for a selective androgen receptor modulator. Her …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Manager: Duda Santana suspended by USADA for two years, released by UFC

Duda Santana (left) lost to Bea Malecki in her only UFC appearance in 2019. | Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports

Duda Santana’s UFC career has come to an end after …read more

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UFC Bantamweight Lara Procopio Accepts 6-Month USADA Suspension

Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight Lara Fritzen Procopio has accepted a six-month suspension from USADA for an anti-doping violation. …read more

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Lara Procopio accepts six-month suspension for USADA violation

Brazilian bantamweightLara Procopio has accepted a six-month suspension for violation of the UFC’s anti-doping policy, which is administered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
Procopio (6-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC), 24, tested positive …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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UFC fighter Lara Procopio issued six-month suspension by USADA, already cleared to fight again

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Brazilian athlete Lara Procopio has been sanctioned by the United States Anti-Doping Agency after a failed drug test, but she has already served her suspension.
On …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2020, 8:46 pm By
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‘Rumble’ closer to UFC return after submitting first USADA drug test

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Anthony Johnson is officially back in the USADA drug testing pool. It looks like Anthony Johnson will be heading back …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Anthony Johnson closer to UFC comeback after entering USADA testing pool

Anthony Johnson has been talking about a UFC return for quite some time, and now he’s taken the first major step to making it happen.
According to the most recent U.S. …read more

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Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson officially returns to USADA testing pool, UFC return still 6 months away

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Anthony Johnson is one step closer to his UFC return.
The former light heavyweight title contender has officially re-entered the promotion’s anti-doping program through the …read more

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Chandler In Talks To Fight Ferguson At UFC 249

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I smell a USADA exemption! In case you were wondering why UFC President Dana White was so cavalier about losing the fan-friendly showdown between …read more

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Costa finally gets visited by USADA

The middleweight top contender has been tested by the UFC’s anti-doping agency regularly this year, but that hasn’t stopped him from trolling champion Israel Adesanya about it. Outside of the …read more

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Paulo Costa Receives A Visit From USADA Ahead Of UFC 253 Title Fight

Paulo Costa released a video showing USADA testing him ahead of his UFC 253 title fight against Israel Adesanya. In the lead up to the fight, Adesanya has questioned whether …read more

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Paulo Costa receives a visit from USADA ahead of UFC 253

Paulo Costa received a surprise visit from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) ahead of his UFC 253 title fight. On September 26, “Borrachinha” will collide against the reigning middleweight …read more

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USADA Pays Paulo Costa A Visit In Brazil

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After weeks of claiming USADA hasn’t been visiting him in Brazil leading up to his UFC 253 title fight, Paulo Costa finally got a drug …read more

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Posted on September 14, 2020, 12:16 am By
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UFC light heavyweight Jorge Gonzalez suspended by USADA

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The light heavyweight fighter will be eligible to return in 2022. UFC light heavyweight Jorge Gonzalez was supposed to make his …read more

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Posted on September 12, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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McGregor calls Diaz a ‘juice head’ following USADA drug test

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Conor McGregor has accused Nate Diaz of using performance-enhancing drugs. Conor McGregor appears to be lobbying for a rematch with …read more

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UFC fighter Jorge Gonzalez tests positive for multiple banned substances, suspended two years by USADA

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Jorge Gonzalez never got the chance to make his UFC debut and now it appears he’ll have to wait until at …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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McGregor still in USADA testing pool

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The UFC superstar recently let slip that he has yet to withdraw from USADA’s testing pool, which likely makes his supposed retirement all talk. …read more

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Conor McGregor gets tested by USADA on yacht, not officially retired

Conor McGregor had some unexpected guests on his yacht this week and is still considered an active UFC fighter. …read more

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Conor McGregor gets surprise visit from USADA on yacht: “What’s going on here?”

Conor McGregor, who is ostensibly retired from competition, got a surprise visit from the United States Anti-Doping Agency on his yacht in the Mediterranean. McGregor, who announced his retirement back …read more

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Juan Archuleta says T.J .Dillashaw is set to return better than ever after suspension, shoulder surgery

T.J. Dillashaw’s return from a USADA suspension will see the former UFC bantamweight champion step into the octagon looking better than ever.
That’s the view of Bellator bantamweight title challenger Juan …read more

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UFC fighter Oleksandr Doskalchuk receives reduced 14-month suspension from USADA for failed drug test

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UFC newcomer Oleksander Doskalchuk, who is still awaiting his octagon debut, will have to wait at least another 14 months after receive a suspension from …read more

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White says Cormier has asked to be removed from USADA testing pool

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Daniel Cormier has officially requested to be removed from the USADA drug testing pool. Daniel Cormier’s decision is final: he’s retired.
Cormier announced his retirement …read more

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Dana White confirms Daniel Cormier’s retirement, request to exit USADA testing pool

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After UFC 252 came to an end, it seemed like Daniel Cormier may have closed the door on his MMA career but it wasn’t …read more

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Aleksander Doskalchuk Suspended 14 Months for USADA Anti-Doping Violation

Would-be UFC competitor Aleksander Doskalchuk has accepted a 14-month suspension from USADA for a violation of the promotion’s anti-doping policy. …read more

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Daniel Cormier Officially Tells UFC To Remove Him From USADA Pool & Rankings

Daniel Cormier has confirmed to the UFC he is retired as he told the promotion to remove him from the USADA testing pool and the UFC rankings. Entering UFC 252, …read more

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Daniel Cormier has asked UFC to remove him from the USADA testing pool and official rankings, says Dana White

UFC president Dana White has confirmed that Daniel Cormier has asked to be removed from the USADA testing pool & UFC rankings. Cormier’s mixed martial arts career seemingly came to …read more

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Primus: Chandler will avoid UFC because of USADA

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Brent Primus thinks USADA is the biggest reason Michael Chandler will not join the UFC. Brent Primus doesn’t think his rival Michael Chandler will join …read more

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Vince Murdock Receives Reduced USADA Sanction Due to Neurological Issue

Featherweight Vince Murdock has been granted a six-month reduction in what was originally a 20-month sanction after USADA found a “decreased degree of fault” in his anti-doping violation. …read more

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Posted on August 26, 2020, 8:46 pm By
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Vince Murdock gets reduced USADA suspension after documenting neurological condition Moyamoya

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UFC featherweight Vince Murdock received a six-month reduction in a recent anti-doping suspension after documenting the rare neurological condition that forced him to undergo …read more

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Posted on August 26, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya questions if USADA is testing Paulo Costa ahead of UFC 253: “Where is your t-shirt?”

Israel Adesanya isn’t sure if USADA is testing Paulo Costa ahead of their title fight at UFC 253. Adesanya and Costa have already done a ton of media to hype …read more

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