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  • 4 days ago
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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares successfully defended his 170-pound title against fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) castaway Jon Fitch in the headliner of the WSOF 16 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place back on Dec. 13, 2014. So much for the "smashy-smash." Soon after Fitch had his leg pretzel'd, his drug test came back red-hot for an undisclosed substance (reportedly testosterone). Not only did that "surprise" Palhares, but it also read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Rousimar Palhares finished Jon Fitch in 90 seconds to defend his World Series of Fighting welterweight title, and wasn’t expecting to hear that his opponent tested positive in a fight night drug test. The California State Athletic Commission did not announce the substance Fitch tested positive for, and "Toquinho", who defeated the former UFC 170-pound contender with a kneebar at WSOF 16 on Dec. 13, spoke with MMAFighting.com about Fitch's results. "I was surprised because he criticized me so muc read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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After failing a recent drug test for elevated testosterone, one former opponent is calling out Jon Fitch. While never quite a rivalry, BJ Penn and Jon Fitch have had something to go back and forth about for a while. Ever since a 2011 bout between the two men was ruled a controversial draw, after a surging Fitch took a 10-8 3rd round from a rapidly fading Penn. For a while after that bout, Fitch was campaigning for another shot, he never got it. Instead, Penn entertained thoughts of booking a fig read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Between Anderson Silva and Jon Fitch, high-profile drug test failures have mounted in recent days. Some fans turn to despair, while others turn to an affected cynicism. But what’s the proper response to depressing news about PEDs in MMA?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Here we go again... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) isn't the only mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion dealing with failed drug tests. MMA Junkie is reporting that Jon Fitch failed a pre-fight drug test prior to his welterweight title fight against Rousimar Palhares at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16, which went down on Dec. 13, 2014 in Sacramento, California. Fitch ultimately lost the bout in the very first round after the former UFC contender became the latest victim to "Toquinho's" tra read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Former UFC welterweight contender Jon Fitch—a previously outspoken critic of performance-enhancing drugs—is the latest high-profile MMA fighter to fail a recent drug test. The California State Athletic Commission announced the failure on Friday, and the news was first reported by Steven Marrocco of MMAJunkie.com. Fitch is reportedly facing a suspension, fine or both as a result of the test. There was no official word on the specific substance that caused the "adverse event," but according to the read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Another day, another failed drug test. WSOF welterweight Jon Fitch is the guilty party this time around, as Fitch flunked a fight night urine test ahead of his failed title challenge against Rousimar Palhares at WSOF 16, which took place Dec. 13 in Sacremento, Calif. MMAFighting.com confirmed news of Fitch's failed test with California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) executive director Andy Foster following an initial report Friday by MMA Junkie. Foster declined to specify the substance Fitch p read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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...Because your week hasn't been bombarded with enough MMA drug test failures. In a week where MMA has been dominated with the drug testing failures of UFC 183 headliners Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, it's been revealed that another prominent name in the sport has failed his own drug test. World Series of Fighting welterweight and former UFC title challenger Jon Fitch has tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone. MMA Junkie's Steven Marocco has the details: The CSAC, which oversaw the read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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The trend of positive drug tests in mixed martial arts continues as former UFC and WSOF welterweight title contender Jon Fitch reportedly failed a pre-fight test for WSOF 16. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Jon Fitch failed a pre-fight drug test prior to his bout against Rousimar Palhares at World Series of Fighting 16. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Yet another high-profile fighter has failed a drug test, adding to this year’s rapidly expanding list of offenders.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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Are MMA Fighters Looking to the NFLPA for help with a Union? Every year the National League Football Players Association hosts the Collegiate Bowl, a post-season college football game for NFL draft eligible college players. In addition to the game there is a whole week of events preceding it, which are intended to introduce the new generation of NFL players to the players union and educate them on the business side of a professional football career. What might be of interest to MMA fans is the f read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Jon Fitch talks about recent cases of police brutality and wonders why major corporations are able to skate so easily while minor crimes result in death for civilians. Jon Fitch has been in the news as one of the three men named on the initial class action lawsuit against the UFC. But in a recent interview with Vlad TV, Fitch talked about more serious matters. Most notably, the interview focused on recent instances of police killing young black men in America. Fitch talked about the Eric Garner read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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World Series of Fighting welterweight and former UFC 170-pound contender Jon Fitch discusses social problems in America as well as solutions for corporate greed. read news >>

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