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A look at some of the major facts that led the UFC to end the suspension of Cung Le following his controversial failed drug test. This is a guest post by Gabriel Montoya. Any opinions expressed within are those of the author himself. Cung Le's official Quest Diagnostics drug test results can be found at the end of the article.A On the afternoon of Tuesday October 21, 2014, UFC/Zuffa Entertainment released a statement rescinding the 12 month suspension levied upon MMA fighter Cung Le for what was read news >>

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Now that the UFC has officially rescinded their suspension of Cung Le, both the fighter and a UFC executive have very different things to say about it. The debacle over Cung Le's hGH test failure has been nothing short of a PR disaster. Not for the UFC, mind you, whose role in all this will be soon forgotten, but for Cung Le, who will now have to face years of people believing he's a proven steroid cheat, or, at the very least, dimly remember that he failed a drug test at some point, but not qui read news >>

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In the latest edition of the MMA Beat, the panel discuss the upcoming UFC 179 fight card, Cung Le's rescinded drug suspension, and Cain Velasquez's injury. read news >>

  • 23 hours ago
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For Cung Le and his representatives, that simple press release just isn't cutting it. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently rescinded the 12-month suspension it levied against Cung Le after the striking specialist tested positive for elevated levels of human growth hormone (HGH) following his loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48, which went down on Aug. 23, 2014 in Macau, China. Video highlights here. After further investigation, there wasn't enough evidence to support the claim read news >>

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Michael Bisping isn't too bent out of shape over Cung Le's drug test drama. Had he lost to Le in the main event of the UFC's Aug. 23 event in Macau, China, it might be a different story for Bisping. "I won it in style, via stoppage, and I got a bonus for it. If anything, it makes me look better that he was on all kinds of stuff and I was able to beat him," Bisping told ESPN's Brett Okamoto. Le was suspended one year by the UFC for testing positive for elevated levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH read news >>

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Not surprisingly, Cung Le is pleased with the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s decision to rescind his year-long suspension after the fighter tested positive for an excess level of HGH following his fight against Michael Bisping on Aug. 23. read news >>

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Cung Le today released a statement for the first time since the UFC rescinded his one-year suspension for an elevated level of human growth hormone in the wake of his UFC Fight Night 48 loss to Michael Bisping.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Rather than take its case to arbitration, the UFC earlier this week elected to rescind the one-year suspension it handed down to Cung Le following a botched post-fight drug test at UFC Fight Night 48, the same test which the promotion initially announced as popping positive for excess levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH). In a press release, the UFC cited recent "medical advice" as its reasoning for electing to rescind Le's suspension, stating that, "in accordance with such medical advice, UFC h read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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Following intense scrutiny of its testing process, the UFC announced that it was lifting Cung Le’s suspension. So what did we learn from this mess, and where does it leave us and him? That’s the hard part, writes Ben Fowlkes.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Welcome to episode 108 of the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat. When it rains, it pours. After a two-week hiatus, the UFC returns this week with UFC 179, an event headlined by featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. The big news at the moment, however, is that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has injured himself yet again and has been removed from the UFC 180 fight card in Mexico. As a replacement, Mark Hunt steps in and will face Fabricio Werdum for the interim UFC heavyweight read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Tuesday's decision by the Ultimate Fighting Championship to rescind a suspension handed down to Cung Le was a curious one. For those unaware, Le was sent to the sidelines for 12 months after a blood sample taken after his August 23 loss to Michael Bisping showed an elevated level of human growth hormone. There was rampant speculation prior to the fight that Le was taking a performance-enhancing drug of some sort. Nearly all of this speculation stemmed from a photo Le posted on Instagram that sho read news >>

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