MMA has its latest performance-enhancing drug suspension in the form of a recent title challenger: Ali Bagautinov. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
Bad news from Zuffa-town, two recently debuting fighters have failed their post fight drug tests.
Robert Drysdale may have only had one fight in the UFC to this point, but he's failed two drug tests. The word is in (and more importantly the results) that the UFC light heavyweight failed his post fight test after defeating Keith Berish at the TUF 19 Finale. But, Drysdale's not alone. Keeping him company is newly resigned Kevin Casey, who will most likely have his knockout win against Bubba Bush o more
Add two more names to the increasingly expansive list of UFC fighters to get popped for banned substances in 2014.
Both Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale failed post-fight drug tests following their respective bouts at the UFC's International Fight Week in July, Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) Deputy Attorney General Christopher Eccles confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Wednesday, following an initial report by MMAJunkie.com.
Casey, an alumnus of TUF 17 who stopped Bubba Bush in just 61 seconds at U more
Two failed drug tests in one month’s time cost Chael Sonnen both his fighting career in the Octagon and his analyst’s chair at UFC Tonight. However, Sonnen will be able to keep at least one high-profile obligation this summer. more
Chael Sonnen was popped for HGH and EPO, what are the possible implications of this for Mixed Martial Arts?
Chael Sonnen failed two drug tests in a span of a few weeks, with the second having him test positive for HGH and EPO. Although he has recently retired, this PED use has led to him being let go from his Fox broadcasting duties, a firing which Dana White says to have been a tough call to make.
So what does this test mean for Chael and for the sport in general? Well for one, Metamoris doesn' more
Former UFC middleweight star, Chael Sonnen faces a variety of penalties including a huge fine.
Mark your calendars for July 17th. That's the date that the Nevada Attorney General has set as the cutoff to receive former UFC Middleweight star, Chael Sonnen's response on whether he'll be appealing a disciplinary complaint in the wake of two separate drug test failures.
MMA Junkie obtained a copy of the complaint which indicates a possible $250,000 fine, suspension of his license, expenses related t more
Drug tests from UFC Fight Night 43 have come back negative for performance-enhancers and drugs of abuse.Filed under: News, UFC more
His punishment is expected to be handed down later this month. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight number one contender, Chael Sonnen, had 20 days to respond to the formal complaint filed by the Nevada attorney general (read it), who is seeking damages in the wake of the "Gangster's" failed drug tests.
Not only has he responded, but Sonnen is also prepared to "accept responsibility" for his actions.
From his attorney Jeff Meyer (via MMA Fighting): "Mr. Sonnen does not disput more
Chael Sonnen has taken responsibility for a pair of failed drug tests and said he won’t appeal the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s complaint against him.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more