Nevada Athletic Commission: All Fighters Test Clean at UFC 155



The Nevada Athletic Commission announced on Friday that all 24 fighters who competed at UFC 155 tested negative for banned substances.

NAC Executive Director Keith Kizer informed Sherdog.com of the test results via email. Nevada tests fighters for both performance enhancing drugs and drugs of abuse. UFC 155 took place Dec. 29 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and was headlined by a heavyweight title rematch between Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez.

Velasquez regained the heavyweight title with a dominant five-round decision over dos Santos in the evening’s main event, avenging an earlier loss to “Cigano” at UFC on Fox 1. In the co-main event, Jim Miller took an entertaining unanimous decision over Joe Lauzon in a bloody, back-and-forth lightweight affair.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

  • 19 days ago
  • 5 views

Hector Lombard failed his UFC 182 fight night drug test, according to a Nevada Athletic Commission report obtained by MMAFighting.com. The 37-year-old Lombard tested positive for the anabolic steroid read news >>

  • 12 days ago
  • 4 views

The Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday confirmed that Anderson Silva has failed a second drug test, his UFC 183 post-fight screen. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 36 views

The Nevada Athletic Commission released the UFC 183 medical suspensions on Tuesday. Miesha Tate is among the five fighters facing potential six-month suspensions. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 13 views

Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett voiced his disappointment regarding former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva’s positive drug test for two separate steroids. On read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 1119 views

You likely saw this coming... Cesar Gracie got what he wanted. Just like that, Anderson Silva's 18th career Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) victory has been overturned to a "No Contest" by the N read news >>

  • 20 days ago
  • 7 views

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva passed his second out-of-competition test in connection with this past month’s UFC 183 event, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.Filed u read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 46 views

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Anderson Silva tested positive for two banned substances in an out-of-competition test prior to his UFC 183 clash with Nick Diaz, and UFC Fight Night 62 fighters shared thei read news >>

  • 12 days ago
  • 1 views

The Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday formally issued former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva a temporary suspension. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
  • 15 views

UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera's appeal to have his controversial loss to Urijah Faber overturned to a no contest was squashed by the Nevada Athletic Commission. The Nevada Athletic Commission, pe read news >>