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  • 2 years ago
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UFC 149 competitors Matt Riddle and Francisco Rivera were each suspended for 90 days following a positive test result for banned substances. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Two more UFC fighters recently tested positive for banned substances. Following July's UFC 149 event, welterweight Matt Riddle was flagged for marijuana while featherweight Francisco Rivera tested positive for an undisclosed over-the-counter stimulant, MMAjunkie.com has learned from multiple sources close to the event. Both fighters were suspended for 90 days retroactive to the July 21 event, which makes them eligible to fight on Friday. The results of their respective bouts were not read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Francisco Rivera and Matt Riddle have had their UFC 149 victories changed to no contests by the Calgary Combative Sports Commission. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Following the Thursday news that a pair of UFC 149 fighters had tested positive for banned substances, the UFC has issued a statement. As MMAjunkie.com reported earlier this week, UFC 149 fighters Matt Riddle and Francisco Rivera tested positive following the July event. Riddle tested positive for marijuana, while Rivera was flagged for an over-the-counter stimulant. Both were suspended for 90 days by the Calgary Combative Sports Commission. Those suspensions expired on Friday, the day read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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MMA stars Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both face a temporary suspension for failed drug tests at UFC 183. Bleacher Report Lead MMA Writer Jeremy Botter reported on the matter Tuesday: Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com reports that Silva tested positive for the steroid drostanolone, and Diaz failed due to traces of marijuana metabolites detected in his system. Okamoto also provided succinct specificity regarding Silva's recent history of failed tests: UFC 183 was held on January 31 at MGM Grand Garden Ar read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission today handed down a two-year suspension and other punishments to now-retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen following a pair of failed UFC 175 drug tests.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Wednesday confirmed that Alex Caceres and Riki Fukuda both failed their post-fight drug tests at UFC on Fuel TV 8. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The UFC has released middleweight Riki Fukuda and suspended bantamweight Alex Caceres after both fighters failed drug tests earlier this month at UFC on FUEL TV 8. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Matt Riddle has been released from the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the wake of another positive test for marijuana metabolites. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Welterweight Matt Riddle has been released by the UFC for testing positive to marijuana for the second time in his career following his UFC on Fuel TV 7 split decision win over Che Mills. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship officials Thursday announced that both Rousimar Palhares and Joey Beltran failed their post-fight drug tests at UFC on FX 6. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Joey Beltran and Rousimar Palhares both failed their drug tests at UFC on FX 6, which took place Dec. 15 in Australia. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Fresh off a 90-day suspension due to a failed drug test, Matt Riddle has stepped up as a late replacement for injured Stephen Thompson and now meets welterweight Besam Yousef next month at UFC 154. UFC officials today announced the change. UFC 154 takes place Nov. 17 at Montreal's Bell Centre, and the main card airs on pay-per-view. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Despite additional failed drug tests, former UFC middleweight champion and all-time MMA great Anderson Silva isn’t wavering from his stance that he’s a clean fighter.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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