- 3 years ago
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A failed pre-fight drug test is the reason Dave Herman was scratched from next week's UFC 136 event.
As MMAjunkie.com reported Wednesday, UFC officials announced that a heavyweight bout between Herman and Mike Russow had been pulled from the Oct. 8 card, which takes place at Houston's Toyota Center.
Herman subsequently told Clinch Gear Radio that failed drug tests due to marijuana and steroids are to blame, though he denies usage.
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Anderson Silva failed an out-of-competition pre-fight drug test administered by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) nearly one month before his victory over Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Updates on Silva's positive test for anabolic steroids (drostanolone and androsterone), statement updates, disciplinary hearing coverage, potential suspension, and potential Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) return. Follow along with our real-time updates of all the latest breaking news regarding the former long- read news >>
- 2 years ago
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Following a failed drug test this past month at UFC 153, Dave Herman has learned his punishment.
The UFC has suspended the heavyweight fighter for six months. Additionally, Herman has agreed to participate in an approved drug-rehabilitation program.
UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner today confirmed the punishment with MMAjunkie.com via email.
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- 2 years ago
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The UFC 153 drug tests have been returned and two different fighters tested positive for banned substances including main event fighter Stephan Bonnar. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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Dave Herman is rethinking the crowd he hangs out with between fights.
In an interview today with MMAjunkie.com, the UFC heavyweight sternly denied using marijuana prior to his since-canceled fight with Mike Russow at next week's UFC 136 event.
But he admitted that he was recently around those who used the drug, which may have caused him to fail a pre-fight drug test requested by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brass is reeling following yesterday's news that former longtime UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for two performance enhancing drugs (PED) in a pre-fight test conducted by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). The NSAC tested Silva for banned substances on Jan. 9, 2015, which was more than three weeks out from his UFC 183 main event match against Nick Diaz on Jan. 31, 2015, and yet "The Spider" was still allowed to compete at t read news >>
Zuffa has informed Nick Diaz that he has violated the company's UFC Fighter Conduct Policy. Both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz failed drug tests for their UFC 183 bout. The latter tested positive yet again for marijuana metabolites, despite athletic commissions recently increasing the threshold for the banned substance. The UFC has since released an official statement about Diaz's test and you can read it in full below: "The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Nick read news >>
Jake Shields today admitted to taking a banned diuretic supplied by a friend prior to UFC 150. Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>
The revelation that UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones failed a December drug test due to cocaine metabolites and has recently checked into a drug rehabilitation center has shaken MMA to the core. The question of how much the UFC and Nevada State Athletic Commission knew, and what they could (or should) have done is swirling across the MMA universe, and UFC President Dana White appeared on Fox Sports 1's America's Pregame to discuss the news and the UFC's handling of the developments. The first top read news >>
Japanese UFC prospect Michinori Tanaka failed his post-fight drug test after taking over-the-counter allergy meds. Michinori Tanaka fought a fellow star from the Asian circuit in Kyung Ho Kang last September, it was a thrilling bout that stole the show that event. Unfortunately for the Japanese prospect, not only did he lose a close split decision that handed him the first loss of his career, a regrettable decision to take over-the-counter allergy medication prior have now cost him his $50,000 b read news >>
- 8 months ago
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UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort on Friday admitted to failing a random drug test administered by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) in February. read news >>
- 11 months ago
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Dennis Siver on Wednesday said that his failed drug test was due to his gross negligence, not a conscious effort to dope prior to this fight with Manny Gamburyan. read news >>
UFC lightweight Yancy Medeiros tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his bout against Yves Edwards at UFC Fight for the Troops 3. read news >>
A failed drug test for marijuana and an especially light slap on the wrist could have been a minor bump in the road for Jessica Eye. Instead she found the one way to turn a small transgression into a huge mistake.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC Tagged: Jessica Eye read news >>