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The writing may have been on the wall after Cung Le's brutal loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48 a few months ago (see his destroyed face here), but after the promotion sullied his good name with a bumbled drug test (full details here), the former Strikeforce Middleweight champion has requested to be released from his contract. Le was originally slapped with a nine-month suspension following his fourth round technical knockout loss to Bisping because traces of human growth hormone (HGH read news >>

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One of the UFC's most notable stars is looking for his exit from the promotion. Cung Le is not happy. Stemming from his fight with Michael Bisping back in August of this year, the former Strikeforce champion's relationship with the UFC has been rocky, to say the least. Following the headlining bout in Macao, the UFC's self run drug testing program threw up a positive result for hGH in Le's sample. The UFC, not understanding that those results were effectively meaningless given the type of testin read news >>

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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 >>

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UFC bantamweight Michinori Tanaka has tested positive for prohibited substances as part of the UFC’s drug testing measures at UFC Fight Night 52. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday announced that bantamweight Michinori Tanaka failed a drug test for two banned substances prior to his bout against Kyung Ho Kang at UFC Fight Night “Hunt vs. Nelson” in September. read news >>

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UFC bantamweight Michinori Tanaka has been issued a nine-month suspension after testing positive for two banned substances in a pre-fight urine test prior to his split decision loss against Kyung Ho Kang at UFC Fight Night 52, promotion officials announced on Tuesday. Tanaka, 24, tested positive for ephedrine and pseudoephedrine, both of which are stimulants commonly found in over-the-counter medication but are banned by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) guidelines. "Accepting the accuracy of the read news >>

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Michinori Tanaka tested positive for a pair of banned substances following his most recent fight, and has been suspended by the UFC. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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For all his past drug test dilemmas -- and yes, there have been a few -- Nick Diaz has always stayed vocally consistent on his strict anti-PED stance. So it goes without saying that when Diaz returns from his near two-year hiatus to fight Anderson Silva at UFC 183, he'll be pleased to do so in a climate that is far more stringent than the one he left in March 2013. "I like that, it's good," Diaz recently said of the UFC's increased drug testing efforts on The MMA Hour. "I think at this point a l read news >>

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While it seems like ages ago now, at this time last year Ben Rothwell was mired in what he calls the "lowest point" of his career. Rothwell, a veteran heavyweight who at the time had been prescribed testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone in the aftermath of a dramatic Aug. 2013 win over Brandon Vera. The UFC acted swiftly, handing down a nine-month suspension that had the 33-year-old agonizing over his wrong turn. "I didn't know what I was doi read news >>

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Let it be known that any potential sponsors wishing to discuss business with UFC fighter Matt Wiman had better come prepared to be up-front and honest. Speaking to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour on Monday, Wiman explained the lack of sponsors for his UFC Fight Night 57 showdown with Isaac Vallie-Flagg: I think if it was a good opportunity, I'm not opposed to it...I compare it to this, it's going to be kind of a crude analogy, but I've heard and I was never a pot head or anything like that. But, I read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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"Puff, puff, pass?" It's more like "pass, pass, pass," as Wiman isn't interested in dealing with "sleazy' people just to land a sponsorship deal. Matt Wiman made his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon this past weekend (Sat., Nov 22, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 57 after being away from the fight game for two years. And it was a successful one at that, as he defeated tough-as-nails Issac Vallie-Flagg via unanimous decision in Austin, Texas. Full recap here. But in case you di read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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The Brazilian Athletic Commission of MMA recently released the drug test results for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II. read news >>

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There were a lot of Vitor Belfort fans bitching and moaning about the playing field as we head into the UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Feb. 28, 2014 inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California (details). No worries, it's even. Middleweight champion Chris Weidman was recently drug tested ahead of his 185-pound title defense in "The City of Angels" after pee collectors showed up announced and asked for a Long Island Iced Tea Lemonade. I was just randomly drug tested for t read news >>

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Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) today released the drug test results for UFC 179, which took place inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sat., Oct. 25, 2014. And no news is good news, especially on the illegal / banned substances front. Results from the pre- and post-fight drug tests, which include performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) such as steroids and drugs of abuse like cocaine and marijuana, among others, all returned negative for the entire pay-per-view (PP read news >>

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