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Shane Burgos says USADA one of the reasons he re-signed with UFC

Shane Burgos is not going anywhere.
The rising featherweight contender signed a new four-fight deal with the UFC earlier this month after fighting out his contract at UFC 244 this past …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Doctor who administered IVs to Paulo Costa handed 2-year suspension from USADA

Dr. Lucas Penchel has been handed a two-year suspension from USADA in relation to a violation involving UFC middleweight Paulo Costa and his brother Carlos. Back in April 2019, the …read more

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Brazilian doctor suspended for issuing IV prescription to Costa

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A Brazilian doctor was issued a two-year suspension by USADA for prescribing IV infusions to UFC middleweight Paulo Costa In …read more

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Posted on March 24, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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USADA Suspends Doctor Who Administered IVs To UFC’s Paulo Costa

Dr. Lucas Penchel has accepted a two-year sanction by USADA for administering IVs to UFC middleweight Paulo Costa. Costa was suspended for six months under USADA back in April 2019. …read more

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Doctor Who Administered IVs to Paulo Costa Gets 2-Year USADA Suspension

The doctor who administered over-limit intravenous (IV) infusions to UFC middleweight contender Paulo Henrique Costa in 2017 has received a sanction from USADA. …read more

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USADA suspends Brazilian doctor after prescribing prohibited IV used by Paulo Costa

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A Brazilian doctor has been issued a two-year suspension by USADA after violating the UFC’s anti-doping policy in connection with a case involving middleweight contender …read more

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Posted on March 23, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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USADA to continue random testing of UFC fighters despite coronavirus pandemic

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has announced that they will continue random drug testing on UFC fighters despite the coronavirus pandemic. The sports world has been turned upside down …read more

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Posted on March 18, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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USADA to Continue Drug Testing, Including UFC Fighters, During Coronavirus Outbreak

The United States Anti-Doping Agency is changing its protocols in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, but the testing will go on. …read more

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Posted on March 17, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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UFC’s USADA drug testing continues, new protocols issued

Even as the government recommends social distancing and isolation, and the UFC postpones events, the USADA drug testing program marches on. If any athletes were hoping that the string of …read more

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Posted on March 17, 2020, 9:46 pm By
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USADA to continue testing athletes amid coronavirus concerns, UFC fighters included

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The United States Anti-Doping Agency is making changes to its testing protocols while continuing to monitor athletes during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
The UFC’s anti-doping partner …read more

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Posted on March 17, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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USADA continues testing UFC fighters, updates protocol in response to coronavirus outbreak

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency will not suspen drug testing during coronavirus outbreak.

The UFC’s anti-doping partner announced Tuesday it plans on moving forward with drug testing fighters, who are all subject …read more

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Posted on March 17, 2020, 7:46 pm By
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Diego Sanchez Goes On Rant After Kevin Lee Misses Weight For UFC Brasilia

Diego Sanchez is not happy that IV use is banned for weight cuts under USADA. Ever since the UFC introduced USADA for its anti-doping measures, it has made an impact. …read more

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Posted on March 14, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Anthony Johnson: UFC comeback on track, but still haven't entered USADA pool

LAS VEGAS – Anthony Johnson is training hard and still planning his UFC return, however, he’s yet to complete a crucial step that would allow him to step back in …read more

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Posted on March 11, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson updates comeback plans, plotting return to USADA testing pool

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Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is still plotting his return to the UFC, but it appears his first fight won’t happen until at least the latter …read more

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UFC 248 video: Sean O’Malley demolishes Jose Quinonez by TKO in first fight back in 2 years

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Two years between fights and it seems Sean O’Malley only got better during his time off.
Following a long, sordid saga dealing with USADA and state …read more

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Posted on March 8, 2020, 3:16 am By
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Daniel Cormier: Hitting 50 clean USADA tests is ‘one of the proudest things I’ve accomplished’

Daniel Cormier feels proud of being recognized for testing clean for over 50 United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) tests. The former heavyweight champion, Cormier has been honored today by the …read more

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16 months later, Neil Magny happy to be back and grateful USADA case sparked change

LAS VEGAS – The last 16 months have been frustrating for Neil Magny. The American welterweight mainstay – previously renowned as one of the most active fighters on the UFC …read more

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Posted on March 6, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Former UFC champ Daniel Cormier honored as first to 50 clean USADA tests

LAS VEGAS – Former two-weight UFC champion Daniel Cormier was the first MMA athlete under the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency program to reach 50 “flawless” drug tests, and Thursday he was …read more

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Video: Sean O’Malley says being told of USADA violation ‘hits you in the heart’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LAS VEGAS — At media day for UFC 248, Sean O’Malley talks to MMA Fighting about his recent dealings with the USADA, getting a second …read more

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Posted on March 5, 2020, 11:46 pm By
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Israel Adesanya wants to get to Paulo Costa ‘before USADA does’

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya believes top contender Paulo Costa will inevitably get busted by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, and wants to get to the Brazilian before that happens. …read more

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Jessica Penne has USADA suspension reduced from 4 years to 20 months for second violation

Jessica Penne will be able to return to fighting sooner than initially expected.
The former Invicta FC champion and UFC title challenger received a reduction to her second U.S. Anti-Doping Agency …read more

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Penne suspended 20-months for second USADA violation

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It looks like Penne’s career isn’t quite as dead in the water as it looked back in January, when the …read more

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Posted on February 28, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Jessica Penne accepts 20-month sanction for second USADA violation

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After asking for the public’s help to fight a second anti-doping violation, UFC strawweight Jessica Penne has accepted a 20-month suspension from the U.S. …read more

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Posted on February 28, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Jessica Penne accepts 20-month USADA suspension

UFC strawweight Jessica Penne has accepted a 20-month sanction from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for her second anti-doping policy violation. USADA announced this development in a Friday press …read more

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Posted on February 28, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Female UFC flyweight tests positive for nandrolone

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Female flyweight Isabela de Padua failed two different USADA tests and won’t be able to compete until November 2021. It will …read more

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Isabela de Padua suspended two years by USADA following failed drug test

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Flyweight competitor Isabela de Padua has been suspended for two years following a violation of the UFC’s anti-doping policy.
The United States …read more

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USADA scare, 0-3 start and flashes from a beatdown: Priscila Cachoeira has ‘no other option but win’ at UFC Auckland

Valentina Shevchenko handed Priscila Cachoeira a rough loss in her UFC debut in Belem, Brazil. | Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Priscila Cachoeira won’t sugar coat her situation in the …read more

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CM Punk, Nick Diaz, Gustafsson among those recently USADA tested

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Inactive fighters like Nick Diaz and Alexander Gustafsson are still being tested by USADA. A recently published list has shown USADA are still testing …read more

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Nick Diaz, CM Punk both recently tested by USADA

Nick Diaz and CM Punk are both still undergoing drug tests from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the official anti-doping partner of the UFC.
The same goes for suspended former …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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UFC, USADA honor Holly Holm for 50 clean drug tests

Holly Holm recently became the first UFC fighter to pass 50 United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) drug tests. The promotion and the agency are honoring her accordingly.

Congrats @HollyHolm – …read more

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Posted on February 14, 2020, 6:46 pm By
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Former UFC champ Holly Holm first to be honored for 50 clean USADA tests

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is the first MMA athlete to be honored for submitting 50 “flawless” drug tests to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
During a …read more

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Posted on February 14, 2020, 2:16 am By
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UFC fighter Michel Prazeres has accepted a two-year USADA sanction

Colorado Springs, Colo. (February 11 2020) – USADA announced today that Michel Prazeres of Belém, Brazil, has accepted a two-year sanction for a violation of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy after …read more

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Michel Prazeres suspended two years by USADA

UFC welterweight Michel Prazeres has accepted a two-year sanction by USADA for violating the UFC Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for banned substances.
USADA revealed on Tuesday the suspension to Prazeres, …read more

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Posted on February 11, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Video: Derrick Lewis no longer interested in fight against Greg Hardy

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HOUSTON — Following a split decision win at UFC 247, Derrick Lewis talks about his performance, how USADA followed him on fight night, what’s next in his …read more

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Derrick Lewis says USADA followed him after ‘smoking weed 24/7’ comment (UFC 247 Post)

Derrick Lewis jokingly said that USADA has been following him since he mentioned smoking weed 24/7 leading up to his UFC 247 fight to Joe Rogan following his victory in …read more

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ADCC champ flagged by USADA, stripped of IBJJF title

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One of BJJ’s hottest stars has failed a drug test. BJJ is one of the least regulated combat sports. Only one major organisation regularly tests …read more

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Posted on February 8, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Jessica Penne shuts down GoFundMe campaign, is ‘close’ to reaching an agreement with USADA

UFC fighter Jessica Penne has closed her GoFundMe campaign after finalising an agreement with the United States Anti-Doping Agency to avoid legal fees on her pending case.
On Wednesday February 5, …read more

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Posted on February 7, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Jessica Penne has six days to reach $40,000 GoFundMe goal for USADA arbitration

Jessica Penne | Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com

Jessica Penne has less than one week to raise enough funds for arbitration in her second USADA case.
The onetime UFC strawweight title challenger …read more

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Posted on February 4, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Jon Jones most tested athlete in any sport according to Jeff Novitzky

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was the most tested athlete in any sport in 2019 according to UFC executive Jeff Novitzky.
Jones was tested 42 times in 2019 by USADA, …read more

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