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UFC middleweight competitor Cung Le has been suspended for nine months following a positive drug test for Human Growth Hormone. It appears Michael Bisping was right all along. Just after a month following their encounter in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Macau, it appears that Cung Le has tested positive for Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and has been suspended for nine months. The UFC released the news along with a short statement available below: "UFC middleweight Cung Le tested positive for a read news >>

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The former UFC middleweight contender spoke with MMAmania.com to help promote his upcoming gig as analyst for Battlegrounds O.N.E. on October 3, 2014 alongside wrestling legend Jim Ross. With the recent news involving Wanderlei Silva, Sonnen weighed in on the matter. It's been awhile since we've heard from Chael Sonnen. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title contender retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) in July after being suspended for two years by Nevada State Athletic Commiss read news >>

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Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) was handing out fines and suspension like candy yesterday (Tues., Sept. 23, 2014) in "Sin City." While UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier, Wanderlei Silva, and even Floyd Mayweather Jr. were the "stars" of yesterday's (Sept. 23, 2014) hearings in Las Vegas, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) had plenty of other business to take care of with its jam-packed agenda. That included suspending UFC middleweight Kevin read news >>

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UFC president Dana White didn't foresee the Nevada Athletic Commission issuing a lifetime ban to Wanderlei Silva. But he knew the troubled former champion was in for some sort of major punishment, simply because Silva evaded a drug test and the commission was likely to send a message. "I didn't see a lifetime ban coming, but probably the worst thing you can do is run from a drug test. You can't run from a drug test," White told UFC.com Wednesday. Tuesday, NAC handed down a lifetime ban and a $70 read news >>

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Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri will undergo random drug testing conducted by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) ahead of their Nov. 22 pay-per-view bout. read news >>

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On Tuesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission banned former UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva for life for skipping out on a random drug test prior to he scheduled UFC 175 bout against Chael Sonnen. read news >>

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UFC middleweight Kevin Casey has been suspended for one year and fined $5,600 following a positive drug test at UFC 175. read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva will never fight in Nevada again after the NSAC laid down the gauntlet on the MMA legend in Tuesday's hearing. To the surprise of no one, the recently retired Wanderlei Silva has received a stiff penalty for skipping out on a random drug test prior to his scheduled UFC 175 bout with Chael Sonnen. In today's Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing, officials issued Silva, who didn't even bother joining the meeting on-site or via telephone, a lifetime ban (meaning he's forbidden f read news >>

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UFC VP of regulatory affairs Marc Ratner discusses the current state of drug testing, judging, and more in MMA. read news >>

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Tim Kennedy says he wasn't tested during the lead up to his UFC 178 bout. Tim Kennedy has been vocal about his disdain on PED's in MMA, and has even been slamming Vitor Belfort and other controversial figures during the past few months. He faces Yoel Romero at UFC 178 this weekend, and the Strikeforce vet isn't happy about the absence of pre-fight drug tests during the lead up to his bout. Related: Full Video: Countdown to UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso, McGregor vs. Poirier, Alvarez vs. Cerrone K read news >>

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In 2014, with the Nevada Athletic Commission banning the use of testosterone and the UFC enforcing stricter drug testing within its ranks, the sport of MMA has perceivably started to become a more even playing field. Perceivably, because the UFC is only now just beginning to ramp up the process of weeding out cheaters within the sport. As UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently told ESPN, Zuffa is currently interviewing companies to enact out-of-competition drug testing to the fighters under contract read news >>

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