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  • 2 years ago
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All sports - and currently combat sports - have a learning curve when it comes to transitioning to the heightened scrutiny of random independent drug monitoring (including urine and blood). It may be new to the many fans, athletes and camps of MMA and professional boxing, but Olympic sports, track and field, and international cycling have lived with the potential "knock at the door" for decades. With any learning curve, rough patches will be encountered, and mistakes will be made. But read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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On the latest edition of The MMA Beat, the panel discusses the fallout of UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones' positive drug test for cocaine metabolites, as well as Cerrone's quick turnaround against Ben Henderson. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Dr. Marcio Tannure, medical director for CABMMA, Brazil’s regulatory body for MMA, isn’t happy with Antonio Silva’s comments blaming him for failing a post-fight drug test.Filed under: Featured, News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Antonio Silva, Mark Hunt, (...) read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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News of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' brief stint in rehab raised more than a few eyebrows. Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites in a Dec. 4 random drug test, 30 days before his title clash with Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Making an appearance on The Jim Rome Show Wednesday, UFC president Dana White went to bat for the champion's efforts to move on. "Everybody was talking about, 'Oh, he really didn't go to rehab.' He went for a 24-hour evaluation into reh read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Jon Jones was once advertised by Nike as “Not Quite Human,” but recent events have proven that the 27-year-old UFC champ is every bit as flawed and culpable as any other human being. It seems like yesterday that Jones was hoisting up the light heavyweight title, grinning ear to ear after having defeated his greatest adversary. The win over Daniel Cormier, a former Olympian, was paramount in establishing Jones as the greatest pound-for-pound fighter of all time. It appeared like Jones would get t read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones admitted he’s used cocaine in the past, primarily in college, but suggested it was a one-time mistake that led to a recent failed drug test.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Ray Sefo does not agree with the UFC's actions in the Jon Jones mess. The World Series of Fighting president said Thursday during a press conference that if one of his athletes tested positive for drugs before a fight, that competitor would have been pulled from the bout. Jones popped for cocaine metabolites in a Dec. 4 test, less than a month before beating Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 on Jan. 3. "If one of my fighters had tested positive, and I was aware of it, you bet your bottom dollar he would read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday issued a temporary suspension to UFC fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith following Evans-Smith's failed drug test at UFC 181. Evans-Smith tested positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide, according to commission representatives. A prescription diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide is known to be used to treat high blood pressure and fluid prevention, among other uses. Evans-Smith tested positive for the diuretic in a post-fight drug test at UFC 181 follow read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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The former UFC fighter failed a post-fight drug test after his UFC 150 bout, but the commission never said what he failed for. At today's NSAC meeting, Shields admitted what it was. Remember back in 2012 when Jake Shields failed a post-fight drug test after beating Ed Herman at UFC 150? The former Strikeforce middleweight champion was returning to the 185 lb. division for the Herman bout after initially entering the UFC as a welterweight . The bout took place in Colorado, and the state's commiss read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Jake Shields today admitted to taking a banned diuretic supplied by a friend prior to UFC 150. Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Dana White defended their decision to allow Jon Jones to compete against Daniel Cormier at .UFC 182 despite already knowing of the failed drug test. In an appearance with Fox Sports, Dana White spoke about Jon Jones' cocaine test. According to the UFC president, despite knowing of the failed drug test, the fight had to continue simply because Jones had the 'right' to fight. Check out quotes from his appearance below: "You worry about the person first. You forget about the fighting and the work s read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The revelation that UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones failed a December drug test due to cocaine metabolites and has recently checked into a drug rehabilitation center has shaken MMA to the core. The question of how much the UFC and Nevada State Athletic Commission knew, and what they could (or should) have done is swirling across the MMA universe, and UFC President Dana White appeared on Fox Sports 1's America's Pregame to discuss the news and the UFC's handling of the developments. The first top read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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It's not just the failed drug test for cocaine that is an issue for Jon Jones, Nevada is now looking into the possibility that he perjured himself at a hearing over his press conference brawl with Daniel Cormier. In the final lead up to Jon Jones' UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier, a statement made by Jones caught the eye (ear?) of many MMA media members. Jones stated that he did not lose his deal with Nike as a result of his wild press conference brawl with Cormier but instead Nike w read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Manager Mike McLeish first learned that his client, Ashlee Evans-Smith, had failed a drug test when a UFC executive called him.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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