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In the third instalment of the Strikes and Serves series, BloodyElbow's Karim Zidan compares and contrasts the worrisome trends of drug/PED abuse in MMA and tennis. Drugs, both performance enhancing and recreational, have had a colossal impact on sports in general. However, while drug use is particularly prevalent in a handful of sports, the situation is arguably murkiest in tennis and MMA. According to stats from CagePotato.com, the PED turning point in MMA came in 2006, when four competitors t read news >>

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UFC legend Anderson Silva believes that men who fail drug tests for performance enhancing drugs should receive "no more fights." Anderson Silva, like so many fighters in the UFC middleweight division, has faced some big names who have, at some point, failed drug tests in their careers, men like Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort. The UFC legend recently was asked about his feelings on performance enhancing drugs and he didn't hold back. Aside from repeatedly stressing that drug cheats were not only read news >>

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Retired three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is refusing to apologize for the two drug tests he failed this past summer that likely cut his MMA career short, saying he has nothing to be sorry for. In his new podcast titled "You're Welcome," Sonnen spoke in depth on his thought process before taking banned substances that made him fail two drug tests and subsequently get a two-year ban from the Nevada State Athletic Commission (transcription per MMA Fighting). People were saying, 'Why won read news >>

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UFC lightweight Piotr Hallmann isn't sure when it happened or how it happened, but he knows it did. That 'it' doesn't refer to the ingestion of some sort of performance-enhancing drugs, but rather, the Brazilian athletic commissions' error(s) that led to a positive test result for drostanolone following his UFC Fight Night 51 loss to Gleison Tibau in Brasilia in September. Hallmann, who is still in the early stages of appealing the results by CABMMA (or Brazil's athletic commission), spoke to Ar read news >>

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"People were saying, 'why won't he say he's sorry?' I'm not. I'm not going to apologize because I'm not sorry. I'm a consenting adult. I knew exactly what I was doing. This was a premeditated decision. Here's the problem, is that it worked. The problem is, it helps. There's a term out there, performance enhancing drug. The reality is, it's all medicine. All medicine is made to make you better. If it did the opposite, it would be malpractice. You're not going to the doctor to say give me somethin read news >>

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If you were expecting contrition from Chael Sonnen now that a fair bit of time has passed since the drug-test failures which ended his mixed martial arts career, well, guess again. Sonnen continues to take the blunt approach when asked about why he used performance-enhancing drugs. Speaking on the debut episode of his new podcast, "You're Welcome," Sonnen stated he's not sorry for the path he chose. "People were saying, 'why won't he say he's sorry?' I'm not," said Sonnen. "I'm not going to apol read news >>

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Piotr Hallmann discusses his drug test failure following his loss to Gleison Tibau last month. read news >>

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No news is good news, especially when it comes to tainted bodily fluids. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today released the drug test results for UFC 178, which took place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sat., Sept. 27, 2014. And don't look now, but Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) finally has some good news to enjoy on the illegal / banned substances front. Results from the pre- and post-fight drug tests, which include performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) such a read news >>

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UFC fighter Piotr Hallman has questioned his recent drug test failure and suspension, leading the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission to respond. read news >>

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Tests for performance-enhancing drugs and drugs of abuse came back negative following UFC 178, the Nevada State Athletic Commission today told MMAjunkie.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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UFC lightweight Piotr Hallmann can request a retest of a urine sample that recently resulted in a failed drug test due to a steroid, according to the Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA), Brazil’s MMA commission.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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