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  • 10 days ago
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Cung Le appealing UFC self-regulated drug test that showed elevated level of human growth hormone. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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On the latest edition of 'The MMA Beat,' the panel discuss Cung Le's suspension and right to appeal, Rory MacDonald's title shot in Canada, Royce Gracie becoming brand ambassador for Bellator, and much more. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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With some pointing out potential flaws in the testing methodology used when Cung Le failed his post-fight drug test, Le is planning to file an appeal of his 12 month suspension. Cung Le's failed drug test for elevated HGH levels has raised some eyebrows in the past week. While many who followed the sport suspected that the 42 year old was up to something when pictures ahead of his fight with Michael Bisping showed Le with a new, significantly more muscular physique. Le would go on to get drubbed read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Well, this is awkward. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) thought it had an open and shut case when it suspended Cung Le for human growth hormone (HGH) in the wake of his technical knockout loss to Michael Bisping at the UFC Fight Night 48 mixed martial arts (MMA) event last August in Macau, China. Maybe not. While the promotion was trying to do the right thing -- after getting called on the carpet for insufficient drug testing -- its execution of said testing may have been done haphazardly in read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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With news that the UFC will give him the chance to appeal his one-year suspension after testing positive for excess levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH), middleweight Cung Le maintains the result was due to flawed testing methods. "I'm glad I'm able to appeal and am very confident," Le told Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times. "The facts are out there. If the right test had been done, this would have never happened." After suffering a fourth-round stoppage to Michael Bisping Aug. 23 in Macao, read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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UFC middleweight Cung Le will become the first fighter to appeal a failed drug test result found by the promotion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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When the UFC announced that Cung Le failed a drug test in August, it seemed to many like an answer that made sense. But a look at how the UFC arrived at that conclusion raises serious doubts and important questions.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Roan Carneiro said he wants the money he earned for winning a Battlegrounds MMA tournament this past Friday and will pursue an appeal with the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission after it fined him 30 percent.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy revealed that he is currently debating a potential appeal with his team but is personally of the opinion that it is a lost cause. Following one of the more controversial finishes in recent memory, Tim Kennedy is uncertain as to whether he is prepared to go through the ordeal of an official appeal. On Saturday night, after Kennedy had mounted a comeback in the second round of his feature fight against Romero and looked to be close to finishing the Olympic silver medal read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Nothing like a little optimism. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Tim Kennedy, who suffered a technical knockout loss to Yoel Romero at the UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas (full results here), is unlikely to have the decision overturned to a "no contest." Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Executive Director Bob Bennett talks to MMA Fighting: "The likelihood of an appeal being overturned is very slim. I'm read news >>

  • a month ago
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On paper, UFC Fight Night 50 has more commercial appeal than the injury-ravaged UFC 177 card did. As it turns out, last week's pay-per-view in Sacramento, California, may not have had the star power of a normal big show, but the action was better than expected. Fans can only hope Friday's nationally televised show from Mashantucket, Connecticut, delivers as well. Headliners Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Gegard "The Dream Catcher" Mousasi will do their best to play their part in a solid showing. The read news >>

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