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A report coming out of Brazil's Universo Online says that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will admit to his PED use next month at a NAC hearing. Former UFC middleweight champion and MMA legend Anderson Silva has been denying any usage of PEDs after he tested positive for banned substances in his out-of-competition and post-fight drug tests for his UFC 183 main event against Nick Diaz. With the next Nevada Athletic Commission hearing looming, Brazilian media site UOL reports that read news >>

  • 16 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 >>

  • 16 days ago
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Francisco Rivera will remain with a loss on his record despite getting poked in the eye en route to defeat. The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) ruled that it could not overturn the result of Rivera's fight with Urijah Faber from UFC 181 during its monthly meeting Tuesday in Las Vegas. Because referee Mario Yamasaki missed the eye-poke and didn't misinterpret a rule, the NAC could not change the bout to a no contest, per commission regulations. "I would phrase it that we're powerless to change t read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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After previous reports suggested Anderson Silva failed additional drug testing, the Nevada Athletic Commission confirmed that Silva tested positive for drostanolone in his post-fight test. Last week's report of Anderson Silva's additional drug test failure turned out to be true. Prior to the 4 PM ET start to the Nevada Athletic Commission hearing, which includes the expected punishments for Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard, it was confirmed that Silva failed his post-fight test. MMA Junkie's read news >>

  • 22 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 >>

  • 23 days ago
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Lombard's drug test failure is casting a poor light on Nevada's positive test reporting procedure. When it took nearly a month for Anderson Silva's drug test failure to be reported, the delay was written off as a product of an anonymous and involved testing procedure. This time around, there don't appear to be those excuses. The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NAC) tested Hector Lombard for performance enhancing drugs immediately following UFC 182, after his win over Josh Burkman to open the P read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Hector Lombard failed his UFC 182 fight night drug test, according to a Nevada Athletic Commission report obtained by MMAFighting.com. The 37-year-old Lombard tested positive for the anabolic steroid desoxymethyltestosterone, according to the report. Online resource Wikipedia calls the performance-enhancing drug, which is also known as "DMT," "one of the first designer steroids to be marketed as a PED to athletes and bodybuilders."Lombard defeated Josh Burkman via unanimous decision at UFC 182 o read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission has opted to remove Anderson Silva from his position as coach on season 4 of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, one week after it was made public that he'd tested positive for anabolic steroids. Less than a week after UFC president Dana White said that Anderson Silva would remain a coach on TUF Brazil 4 (filmed in Las Vegas), the Nevada Athletic Commission has decided to nix those plans. In an official press release sent out by the UFC, Silva has since been replaced by read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Anderson Silva will no longer coach the fourth season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil. UFC president Dana White announced last week that the former middleweight champion would continue in his role as coach during his process with the Nevada Athletic Commission after testing positive for two banned substances prior to his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz, but NAC asked the promotion to replace Silva. The UFC announced Monday that former interim heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who alread read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Anderson Silva tested positive for two anabolic steroids during a pre-fight drug screening on Jan. 9, but because the result did not arrive before UFC 183, the ex-middleweight champion was allowed to compete with performance enhancing drugs in his system on Jan. 31. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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According to coach Cesar Gracie and NAC executive, Bob Bennett, Nick Diaz failed multiple drug tests in the weeks leading up to UFC 183. UFC 183 almost lost their main event. UFC welterweight superstar, Nick Diaz did not receive his license until the week of the fight, due to an inability to provide a clean urine sample until mere "days before" the fight, according to his coach, Cesar Gracie. MMA Fighting reports that NAC executive, Bob Bennett corroborates Gracie's story. Gracie says that Diaz read news >>

  • a month ago
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Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett voiced his disappointment regarding former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva’s positive drug test for two separate steroids. On Tuesday, Feb. 3, it was announced that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for Drostanolone and Androstane, both banned substances under the World Anti-Doping Agency code. According to the Nevada Athletic Commission, the 39-year-old was given two different out-of-competiti read news >>

  • a month ago
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Anderson Silva not only tested positive for Drostanolone metabolites in a Jan. 9 out-of-competition drug test, but traces of the banned substance Androsterone were also found within the legendary champion's system, according to Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob Bennett. Drostanolone is a common form of anabolic steroid. Androsterone is a form of endogenous testosterone. Both substances are banned according to World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) code. Silva, 39, defeated Diaz vi read news >>

  • a month ago
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Between the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) hearings last week, and the results of Jon Jones' cocaine test, we're left right now with a very big question.One key answer was something few were aware of, and certainly not many fighters were surprised when it came out. While illegal from a ordinary citizen standpoint, cocaine use is perfectly fine for fighters from an athletic commission standpoint so long as it doesn't show up in a drug test taken on the day of the fight. In other words, as long read news >>

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