- 6 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva issues first statement following UFC 175 withdrawal, insisting that he is not doping and not hiding from the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) following some "confusion" regarding a recent drug test. read news >>
- 7 months ago
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Dan Henderson doesn't think Nevada banning TRT solved the real problem of doping, but plans to show he doesn't need it when he faces Daniel Cormier at UFC 172. read news >>
- 9 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 >>
- 9 months ago
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Siver accepts responsibility, but vehemently denies trying to use banned substances to try to get a competitive edge. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Dennis Siver has gone public for the first time since testing positive for human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) following his unanimous decision win over Manny Gamburyan at the UFC 168 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place back on Dec. 28, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. And he wants mixed martial arts (MMA) fans to know he was not read news >>
The World Anti-Doping Agency has increased the threshold required for an athlete to test positive for cannabis use. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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Former doping specialist turned anti-doping crusader Victor Conte has a potentially sobering view of mixed martial arts.
During a recent appearance on UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan's popular podcast, "The Joe Rogan Experience," Conte said he estimates around half of all current MMA fighters are using some type of performance-enhancing drug.
"From total of all performance-enhancing drugs, it's in the neighborhood of 50 percent," Conte told Rogan.
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From baseball to football to cycling, performance enhancement has long gone hand-in-hand with professional sports. Any athlete is always looking for ways to improve; it’s just a matter of how they go about it that makes the difference. And as long as there are professional sports, drug testing to try and expose athletes that try to gain an unfair advantage through chemistry will be a hot-button issue. Mixed martial arts, despite its relative newness, is no different. read news >>
Athletes are always looking for ways to improve, but sometimes they go a less than scrupulous route. Is the UFC doing it's part to combat doping in professional sports? read news >>