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  • 13 days ago
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Hector Lombard's loss is Rory MacDonald's gain ... After going through the gauntlet time and again, Rory MacDonald will finally get his chance to vie for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title. That's according to UFC president Dana White, who announced during today's (Feb. 18, 2015) press conference to talk about the recent string of failed drug tests (video here), that "Red King" will challenge current division kingpin, Robbie Lawler, at UFC 189 on July 11, 2015, in Las Ve read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Temporary suspensions are going like hot cakes in the February 17th Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard, and Ashlee Evans-Smith's cases were all up for review. Today was a big day for the Nevanda State Athletic Comission (NAC) four UFC fighters were up on review for drug test failures in connection with recent UFC events. The biggest news was centered around dealing with the drug test failure of Anderson Silva, who tested positive for drostanolone read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) suspended Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stars Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard at the conclusion of its monthly meeting, which took place earlier today (Tues., Feb. 17, 2015) inside Grant Sawyer State Office Building in Las Vegas. See the live blog and updates here. Those suspensions will remain in effect until the commission can schedule a disciplinary hearing, where all three fighters will have the chance to present their cases and fa read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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In an expected move, the Nevada State Athletic Commission today issued temporary suspensions to Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard in the wake of their recent failed drug tests.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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UFC welterweight contender Hector Lombard has been temporary suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for testing positive for steroids following UFC 182. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard were all issued temporary suspensions by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) at a commission meeting in Las Vegas, NV on Tuesday for their recent drug test failures. Silva, 39, and Diaz, 31, both failed drug tests relating to their blockbuster Jan. 31 meeting at UFC 183. Silva tested positive for the anabolic steroids Drostanolone and Androstane in a random pre-fight blood screening on Jan. 9. Silva also tested positive for Drostanolone metabolites read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Time to face the music. Well, sort of. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stream today's (Tues., Feb. 17, 2015) Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) live meeting, which is expected to hold Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard accountable for recent drug test failures (more on that here and here). Not a UFC Fight Pass subscriber? Not a problem. MMAmania.com will be tuning in and bringing you LIVE updates as the action unfolds right here, beginning at 4 p.m. ET. Silva, Diaz, and read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Follow Bloody Elbow's live coverage of today's Nevada Athletic Commission hearing starting at 4:00 PM ET/1:00 PM PT. On the agenda are the drug test failures of UFC fighters Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard. Today is the latest Nevada Athletic Commission hearing, which will be streamed live on Fight Pass at 4 PM ET/1 PM PT. For a complete list of items on today's agenda, click here for a PDF provided by the NAC. While items 1-34 are mostly related to boxing and minor combat sports p read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Joe Rogan spoke about a 'steroid epidemic' in the UFC and Mixed Martial Arts in general Joe Rogan spoke about the large amount of test failures as of late, and the UFC commentator believes it's an epidemic in the UFC and in MMA in general. He thinks it's bad now, but may get even worse down the road when 'clean' fighters significantly outweigh those on something. Related: Anderson Silva reportedly failed another UFC 183 drug test From his JRE Podcast (transcribed by MMA Fighting): "The UFC and M read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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On today's episode of "The MMA Beat," the panel will discuss the ongoing performance enhancing-drug problem in MMA, Hector Lombard's positive drug test, what this means for Rory MacDonald, a busy weekend in MMA, and much more. Watch "The MMA Beat" live today at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT. Subscribe to the show on iTunes: audio | video or Soundcloud here. Stream it on Stitcher here. Music courtesy of APM Music. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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UFC commentator Joe Rogan certainly didn't mince words detailing the promotion's recent high profile drug test failures. "The UFC and MMA in general is a steroid epidemic," Rogan said this week on his podcast. "They've started this really stringent testing and everybody is getting popped. They're just getting popped left and right. It's one of the things fighters have been saying for a long time, that everyone is on steroids, a huge percentage. Give a number 50, 60 [percent]. Whatever the f**k i read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission will meet on February 17th, and all of the fighters that have recently failed a drug test will be on the agenda. The Nevada State Athletic Commission's meeting on February 17th will address a whole bunch of UFC fighters that have recently failed drug tests. But don't expect a lot of justice at this particular meeting - that will probably come later. After some minor agenda stuff involving both boxing and regional MMA, the commission will look at the recent fa read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Now, it's just one less contender in front of "Red King's" road to the title. You can't say Rory MacDonald isn't game. After hearing that his bout against Hector Lombard had been scratched from the UFC 186 event on April 25, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, after it was discovered "Showeather" had been popped for steroids for his previous fight, Rory was still ready to compete. That's according to his head trainer and leader of TriStar Gym, Firas Zahabi, who told MMA Junkie that his star pupil read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC welterweight Hector Lombard is the newest addition to the lengthening list of PED abusers, which caused the UFC 186 fight between him and Canadian contender Rory MacDonald to be cancelled. MacDonald's coach Firas Zahabi says, his student would have fought the Cuban puncher anyway, if the UFC let him. Hector Lombard got busted for steroids in a post-UFC 182 drug test. Now he is almost certainly facing a suspension of several months, which is why his scheduled April 25th fight against Rory Mac read news >>

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