Less than three weeks after failing a random drug test in Nevada that took him out of UFC 175, and ultimately led to his retirement from MMA, Chael Sonnen has reportedly failed a second test, as well. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
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Things are going from bad to worse for Chael Sonnen, and MMA Fighting has the breaking news: Sonnen, who recently announced his retirement from MMA, was asked to take a blood and urine test on June 5 in Portland, Ore., by the NAC because at the time he was scheduled to fight at UFC 175 on July 5 in Las Vegas. The commission learned earlier this week that Sonnen failed those tests due to the presence of human growth hormone (HGH), recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO), which i more
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has confirmed a second failed Chael Sonnen drug test. This test included failures for Human Growth Hormone and EPO.
Chael Sonnen's UFC legacy may have been strong enough to survive his positive drug test in Nevada earlier this year, but tonight's news likely ends any talk that he was a "clean fighter."
Sonnen had failed a February test in Nevada when the drugs Clomiphene and Anastrozole showed up in his sample. Those were, Sonnen claimed, used to help his bod more
Chael Sonnen tested positive for four banned substances earlier this month in a second random drug test administered by the Nevada Athletic Commission.Sonnen, who recently announced his retirement from MMA, was asked to take a blood and urine test on June 5 in Portland, Ore., by the NAC because at the time he was scheduled to fight at UFC 175 on July 5 in Las Vegas. The commission learned earlier this week that Sonnen failed those tests due to the presence of human growth hormone (HGH), recombin more
Buvaisar Saitiev is freestyle wrestling's GOAT. During his career he claimed gold medals at three Olympics and six World Championships for a staggering nine world-level championships. Recently Russia's mat magician showed off his wizardry by demolishing a pint-sized challenger.
These days Buvaisar Saitiev seems to wear a suit more than a singlet, his hair has gone grey, and his final wrestling match, where he won his third Olympic gold medal, sits six years in his past. Nevertheless, the six-tim more
Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre penned a letter of support for a Canadian drug kingpin who is being touted as "The King of Pot" by some members of the media. The Montreal Gazette published excerpts of the undated letter. In it, "Rush" highlighted his positive experiences with Jimmy Cournoyer, 34.
Cournoyer is awaiting his sentencing in U.S. federal court after pleading guilty to trafficking nearly 220,500 pounds of weed and close to 183 pounds of cocaine from Canada t more
Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, who is usually speaking out against guys who mess around with illegal drugs, is now coming to the aid of a Canadian crony who is expected to face hard time for trafficking.
Quebec's Jimmy Cournoyer, 34, has been dubbed "The King of Pot," and is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to drug trafficking in the United States. And he's trading in his defense attorney for a former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight titleholder.
Former UFC champion, Georges St. Pierre publicly supports Canadian drug kingpin with letter of support.
Georges St. Pierre may be retired, but he's still making the media rounds pretty regularly and in ways that might not always be so positive. In today's GSP news, he is publicly backing "King of Pot" Jimmy Cournoyer, who happens to be awaiting sentencing here in the good ole US of A. Cournoyer pled guilty to trafficking in huge amounts of marijuana.
St. Pierre sent a letter of support for the d more
In the prime of his fighting career, Georges St-Pierre—the former welterweight king and pound-for-pound great—walked away from MMA just eight months ago, citing personal issues. Months after his departure, the MMA community gained greater insight on what St-Pierre’s concerns were partially hinged upon: the use of performance-enhancing drugs in MMA and the UFC. As the months went by, it became readily apparent that those sentiments were not unique to St-Pierre. Several other fighters, such as Bri more