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Conor McGregor hints at UFC drug-testing exemption, but USADA says don't count on it

If Conor McGregor thinks his road back to the UFC will come with special privileges, he may have another thing coming.
McGregor, 34, has not fought since a broken leg in …read more

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Conor McGregor goes ballistic on Anthony Smith over USADA comments

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor didn’t appreciate the recent comments made by light heavyweight Anthony Smith about his USADA testing.

Smith voiced concern about McGregor being out of the …read more

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USADA Suggests Testing Exemption ‘Not Applicable’ To McGregor

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McGregor hopes to walk back into the Octagon after just two drug tests. USADA may make him …read more

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Posted on November 27, 2022, 6:46 pm By
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USADA reveals Conor McGregor needs to be in the testing pool for six months before being cleared: “McGregor is not enrolled in our testing pool”

USADA has issued a statement saying Conor McGregor needs to be in the testing pool for six months before being cleared to fight. It has been reported that McGregor is …read more

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Posted on November 27, 2022, 6:16 pm By
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USADA exception for McGregor unlikely

Conor McGregor at a recent court appearance, for driving offenses, in Dublin. | Photo by Brian Lawless/PA Images via Getty Images

McGregor had claimed he …read more

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Posted on November 27, 2022, 3:46 pm By
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USADA: McGregor needs to be in pool 6 months

Conor McGregor isn’t currently in UFC’s drug-testing pool and will likely need to be in the pool for six months before competing again, USADA said. …read more

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Posted on November 27, 2022, 7:16 am By
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Conor McGregor Responds To Anthony Smith’s Doping Accusations With A Fury

Conor McGregor has responded to Anthony Smith’s steroid accusations with a lengthy diatribe on Twitter. It has become public knowledge that Conor McGregor has not been in the USADA testing …read more

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Conor McGregor furious over Anthony Smith questioning his USADA status: 'I give everything to this game'

Conor McGregor is not happy with UFC light heavyweight Anthony Smith.
The UFC star and former two-division champion blasted Smith on Saturday morning over his comments on his status with USADA …read more

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Conor McGregor unloads on “rat” Anthony Smith after ‘Lionheart’ says he’s bothered the Irishman isn’t in the USADA testing pool: “You embarrassment of a man”

Conor McGregor has blasted Anthony Smith. Recently, Smith took aim at McGregor for not being in the USADA testing pool. He says it bothers him due to the fact the …read more

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Conor McGregor responds to Anthony Smith’s USADA criticism: “The audacity of this loser’

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Former two-division champion Conor McGregor defended his withdrawal from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s testing pool in a fiery response to …read more

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Conor McGregor plans to use ‘exceptional circumstances’ clause to bypass USADA’s six month testing rule

Conor McGregor is expecting to be back in February. McGregor hasn’t fought since he broke his leg in his UFC 264 fight against Dustin Poirier. Since then, he has been …read more

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Conor McGregor signals timeline for return to USADA program, 'clear for testing in February'

Whether or not Conor McGregor means it is anyone’s guess, but the former UFC dual champion indicated Wednesday evening that he’ll soon be ready to take the first step to …read more

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Posted on November 24, 2022, 2:16 am By
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Anthony Smith Extremely Bothered By Conor McGregor’s USADA Removal

UFC light heavyweight Anthony Smith has taken offense to Conor McGregor’s USADA removal and believes there is foul play at hand. It has been 16 months since the last time …read more

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Anthony Smith explains why Conor McGregor pulling out of the USADA testing pool “bothers the f**k” out of him: “There’s only one reason you would do that”

Anthony Smith doesn’t like how Conor McGregor pulled out of the USADA testing pool. After McGregor broke his leg in his UFC 264 fight against Dustin Poirier and began his …read more

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Anthony Smith: There's only one reason 'jacked as sh*t' Conor McGregor would pull out of USADA testing pool

Anthony Smith is suggesting that Conor McGregor may be taking performance-enhancing drugs.
McGregor, who broke his leg in a TKO loss to Dustin Poirier in July 2021, has not been tested …read more

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Jiří Procházka Questioned Frequency Of USADA Testing

Jiří Procházka’s recent visits from USADA prompted the UFC’s light heavyweight champion to ask a few questions about the organization’s testing procedures. The 30-year-old is currently preparing to make the …read more

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Posted on November 22, 2022, 4:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Jiri Prochazka admits constant USADA visits are ‘a little bit annoying’

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Jiri Prochazka has been tested by USADA more than any other UFC fighter in 2022.
Per USADA records, the current UFC …read more

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Posted on November 22, 2022, 1:16 pm By
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NAC follows USADA, suspends Bobby Green 6 months; Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos awaits hearing

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The Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday unanimously voted to mirror the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s punishment of Bobby Green, suspending him …read more

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Procházka reacts to frequent visits from USADA

Jiri Procházka at a UFC media day. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

The UFC light heavyweight champion admits the frequent visits have been …read more

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Posted on November 12, 2022, 1:16 am By
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Jiri Prochazka on USADA's frequent visits: 'If it's the price to be the champion, I will pay that'

NEW YORK – UFC light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka has been drug tested a whopping 59 times in 2022 so far.
That makes Prochazka (29-3-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) by far the most …read more

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Posted on November 11, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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Ottman Azaitar says bag incident caused USADA to test him 26 times in 2021

Ottman Azaitar’s brief UFC release caused him to become one of the sport’s most drug-tested athletes in 2021.
In January 2021, Azaitar (13-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) was cut from the UFC for …read more

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Posted on November 9, 2022, 4:46 pm By
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Paulo Costa accuses UFC of ‘using USADA as dirt weapon’ in contract negotiations

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Paulo Costa has had it with the UFC and the USADA.
On Friday, the UFC …read more

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Posted on November 4, 2022, 5:16 pm By
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Henry Cejudo Hits Back At Sean O’Malley’s Allegation Of Financial Hardship

Former UFC two-weight champion Henry Cejudo has vehemently dismissed Sean O’Malley’s claims of having just $37 in his account. Cejudo re-entered the USADA testing pool earlier this year and is …read more

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Posted on November 3, 2022, 11:16 pm By
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Good morning! Paulo Costa blasts USADA for waking him up at 5AM for the third time in two weeks

Paulo Costa is once again speaking out against USADA and their occasionally excessive drug testing practices. The last time Costa got into a spat with USADA, it was over the …read more

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Posted on November 3, 2022, 3:46 pm By
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Latest Update On Conor McGregor’s Planned UFC Return

Conor McGregor has given some insight into when fans could expect him to return to the Octagon despite not being in the USADA testing pool. McGregor hasn’t fought since a …read more

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USADA tested Prochazka a record 51 times in 2022, 15 this month alone

UFC champion Jiri Prochazka during a Q&A session in July. | Photo by Mike Kirschbaum/Zuffa LLC

USADA has been heavily testing Jiri Prochazka. Back …read more

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Posted on October 27, 2022, 10:16 am By
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Report Reveals UFC Champion Leads 2022 Testing Tally By 36

A report has revealed some startling numbers in regard to the United States Anti-Doping Agency’s testing of UFC athletes in 2022. Since 2015, the UFC has partnered with USADA in …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2022, 6:46 pm By
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Dana White confirms that Conor McGregor will require 6 months of USADA drug testing before returning to the Octagon

UFC President Dana White has confirmed that Conor McGregor will require 6 months of USADA drug testing before returning to the Octagon. McGregor (22-6 MMA) has not fought since July …read more

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Jiri Prochazka drug tested by USADA over 20 times in the past month

UFC light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka has been getting to know his local USADA representative pretty well this year. According to a report from TSN reporter Aaron Bronsteter, Prochazka has …read more

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Sonnen Dismisses Steroid Allegations Against McGregor

Former UFC star Chael Sonnen has appeared to defend Conor McGregor against ongoing accusations of steroid usage in light of revelations about his USADA status. McGregor, a former champion at …read more

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It’s time to end the farce of having Conor McGregor in the official UFC rankings

Conor McGregor is out of the USADA testing pool. He should be out of the UFC rankings | Photo by Arnold Jerocki/FilmMagic

Conor McGregor is …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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Dana White, USADA confirm Conor McGregor needs 6 months of drug testing before UFC return

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Conor McGregor has to undergo six months of drug testing and provide a minimum of at least two negative tests …read more

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White: McGregor needs 6 mo. of USADA testing before UFC return

Conor McGregor at the F1 Grand Prix of Monaco in May. | Photo by Arnold Jerocki/FilmMagic

Dana White gives a brief update on the …read more

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Posted on October 23, 2022, 12:16 am By
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Dana White confirms Conor McGregor not in USADA testing pool

ABU DHABI – Conor McGregor’s absence from the USADA testing pool has been questioned heavily in recent weeks and Dana White provided some clarity on the situation for the first …read more

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Aljamain Sterling trashes USADA for failing to catch T.J. Dillashaw: “I thought they tested for everything”

Aljamain Sterling is set to defend his bantamweight title against T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 280 on October 22nd. And while both men are extensively tested by USADA under a program …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2022, 4:16 pm By
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Sonnen: Conor McGregor Needs To Explain USADA Situation

Chael Sonnen believes that it is time for Conor McGregor to explain the reason he has not been tested by USADA this year. While Sonnen has some experience with drug …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2022, 12:16 pm By
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Bobby Green is eligible to compete again in November after accepting a USADA suspension.

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Bobby Green has accepted a six-month suspension from the USADA after testing positive for the presence of …read more

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Posted on October 7, 2022, 9:16 pm By
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Bobby Green’s USADA Suspension Length Revealed

Bobby Green has had his length of suspension for his recent USADA drug-test failure revealed. Green has been a mainstay on the UFC’s roster since 2013 and having faced the …read more

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Posted on October 7, 2022, 8:46 pm By
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Helwani: The USADA/McGregor Situation Is Not A Good Look

MMA reporter Ariel Helwani has given his take on the lack of USADA testing conducted on Conor McGregor in 2022, describing it as “not a great look.” Every year, UFC …read more

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