At the Macau post fight presser, Dana White went on the record to say that the UFC had released Robert Drysdale... except they hadn't.
It looks like Robert Drysdale hasn't gotten his official walking papers... yet. Even though, the UFC brass was pretty sure he was already gone. Drysdale failed his second UFC drug test following his first UFC fight, a first round submission win over Keith Berish at the TUF 19 Finale. Dana White spoke at the UFC Fight Night Macau post fight presser about Drysdale' read news >>
Two strikes and Robert Drysdale is out.
A decorated jiu-jitsu wizard, Drysdale was released from the UFC after a positive drug test result following his first-round submission victory over Keith Berish at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on July 6, UFC president Dana White announced today in a post-fight media scrum in Macau, China.
Drysdale had his UFC debut delayed earlier this year after he was denied a license by the Nevada Athletic Commission after testing positive for an elevated testosteron read news >>
Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale failed their respective drug tests at UFC 175 and TUF 19 Finale. Both on Thursday had their temporary suspensions officially confirmed by the Nevada Athletic Commission. read news >>
Both fighters will have to return to "Sin City" at the next commission gathering to receive their punishments. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today (Aug. 21, 2014) issued temporary suspensions to mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey, who both failed drug tests while competing under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner.
The NSAC will call them back at a later date and hand down their respective punishments, which are expected to include fines, susp read news >>
Following failed drug tests at UFC 175 and The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, respectively, Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale received temporary suspensions at a Nevada State Athletic Commission meeting today in Las Vegas.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The Nevada Athletic Commission on Thursday issued temporary suspensions to UFC fighters Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey in light of the fighters' failed post-fight drug tests in July, both of which took place in Las Vegas, NV.
Drysdale, for the second time in his short UFC career, tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone following his two-minute submission of Keith Berish on July 6th at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.
An accomplished jiu-jitsu artist, Drysdale was previously denied a read news >>
Both Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale were victorious in their respective bouts at UFC 175 and "The Ultimate Fighter 19" finale finale in July. On Thursday, they were both handed temporary suspensions from mixed martial arts competition in Nevada pending a full hearing at a later date. read news >>
Head coach at The Pit, John Hackleman took to his personal webcast to talk about recent drug test failures for Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey. He also, recently, talked about his changing training philosophy. read news >>
Michael Bisping thinks that most of his high profile losses came against fighters who were using banned substances.
Michael Bisping has had a considerably successful MMA career. He's been one of the better draws in the UFC, in part because he does have the "people who hate him watch to see him get his ass kicked" part of things down to an art form. And, it's worth noting that he's been plenty successful in the cage.
Bisping isn't willing to let people forget that three men he has lost to in high read news >>
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High road? What high road?
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender and UFC Fight Night 48 headliner Michael Bisping is mad as hell, and he's not gonna take it anymore.
If you're wondering why "The Count" is fuming over testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), consider that three of his six UFC losses have come against fighters who were using the controversial treatment, in the form of Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen, and Dan Henderson.
It should come as no surprise then, to learn read news >>
An ideal UFC debut would be something like what Cathal Pendred had, when he came back and choked out Mike King in front of his Irish countrymen, taking home an additional $50,000 for performance of the night. In that fight, Pendred showcased the whole medley of heart, strength, endurance and chin. A less ideal UFC debut would be like what New York’s Keith Berish had in his fight with Robert Drysdale. That light heavyweight bout opened the TUF 19 Finale in the vacuous quietude of the Sunday Vegas read news >>