Two RFA champs. Two teammates. Two recent 1st round wins in the UFC. Two failed drug tests.
Not long after it was revealed that UFC middleweight Kevin Casey had tested positive for the anabolic steroid drostanolone following his UFC 175 win over Bubba Bush, news has come in that featherweight Brian Ortega has popped for the exact same substance. As first reported by Sherdog, Ortega failed his UFC on Fox 12 drug test and has since been fined $2,500 and suspended for 9 months. Additionally, his 99 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 >>
Miesha Tate is already one of the most marketable athletes on the UFC roster. Now she just stepped into an entirely new level of visibility.
On Friday morning, it was announced the former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion and perennial threat to the UFC’s 135-pound women’s crown has signed with KHI, which is the management firm owned by NASCAR superstar Kevin Harvick. The former bantamweight title challenger now joins lightweight staple Donald Cerrone on KHI's roster and is the first fem read news >>
Titan FC 29 already features a lightweight main event between two former UFC standouts, Mike Ricci and George Sotiropoulos, but promotion officials on Monday revealed a pivotal featherweight bout for the card slated for Aug. 22 in Fayetteville, N.C. read news >>
A lightweight bout between prospects Kevin Lee and Jon Tuck has been added to the lineup for UFC 178, officials announced on Thursday. read news >>
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A day after Kevin Casey was found to have failed his drug test at UFC 175, the TUF 17 alum has issued an apology over Twitter.
Kevin Casey (8-3, 1 NC) had to earn his way back to the UFC by getting some wins outside of the promotion. After a 3-0 stint culminating in a RFA middleweight title, Casey returned to the Octagon and wiped out Bubba Bush in just a tick over a minute. A great way to make the most out of a 2nd chance, but sadly the story took a turn for the worse, as Casey tested positive read news >>
A lightweight contest has been added to UFC 178's stacked lineup.Kevin Lee will square off against Jon Tuck at the Sept. 27 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., according to UFC officials Wednesday night.Lee is 1-1 in the UFC, including a split decision win over Jesse Ronson this past July at the TUF 19 Finale.Tuck is 2-1 in the UFC. He defeated Jake Lindsey via submission at UFC Fight Night 42 this past June.Jon Jones will defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Daniel read news >>