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But he doesn't deny the fact that the sport does indeed have an issue to deal with. Yes, mixed martial arts (MMA) has a performance enhancing drug (PED) problem, but it isn't as bad as many say it is. That's according to Andy Foster, director for the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC), who stated on The MMA Hour that despite claims of an "epidemic" by some -- including Ultimate Fighting championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan -- his evidence doesn't support that the majority of p read news >>

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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 >>

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Well this is quite the bombshell Amidst the hoopla of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 184 pay-per-view (PPV) event tonight (Sat., Feb. 28, 2015) live from the Staples Center in California (results here), UFC broke the news that former longtime middleweight champion Anderson Silva plans on admitting using performance enhancing drugs (PED) in order to heal his broken leg sustained in his fight against Chris Weidman at UFC 168. So much for "always playing clean" Anderson. "The Spider" returned read news >>

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission disciplinary hearing for former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva does not have a set date in March... read news >>

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Much like his countryman Lyoto Machida, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo doesn't seem to have much of an issue fighting PED users. Speaking with Combate, Aldo explains that while he recognizes the downside of performance enhancing drugs in fighting, he can certainly see where exceptions could be made. "From a sportive standpoint, we try to look it with good eyes," said Aldo. "I don't see any problems. If you have problems, you need to take more things because the doctor prescribed, that's fi read news >>

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Asked about the ongoing series of busted PED abusers in the UFC, England's hard-hitting light-heavyweight Jimi Manuwa found sharp words, especially for their most prominent figure, his good friend Anderson Silva. Jimi Manuwa and former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva know each other very well. Manuwa hosted a seminar for the champion in his London gym years ago, the two have become friends ever since. In an interview with MMA Junkie, the British knockout artist explained how shocked he read news >>

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Fedor responds to Joe Rogan saying there's a high possibility that he was on PED's. During his podcast, UFC color commentator Joe Rogan stated that "the possibility is high" that Fedor used PEDs during his career. Emelianenko is in the US to help promote Bellator, and the PRIDE legend has since responded to Rogan's statements. "He likes to do PR scandals," Emelianenko told FanSided. "As always, I’m ready now to test and always will and always would’ve been clean." Related: Fedor Emelianenko talk read news >>

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Which is why Rockhold will push for extra testing ahead of their middleweight showdown. On the heels of multiple failed drug tests in a short period of time, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will implement new and improved drug screening moving forward in an attempt to clean up the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). Unfortunately, the new procedures won't kick into effect until July 1, 2015 (details). Until then, Luke Rockhold will continue to push for additional testing ahead of his bout ag read news >>

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In times like these, with the UFC recently hitting DEFCON 1 and blowing up it's previous drug testing policies, it's easy to get caught up in the hysteria of MMA's obvious drug problems. The first two months of 2015 alone have seen six fighters from major promotions fail drug tests in some fashion, cresting with Anderson Silva's multiple steroid failures ahead his UFC 183 comeback fight against Nick Diaz. California State Athletic Commission executive director Andy Foster is as involved in these read news >>

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UFC heavyweight fan favorite, Matt Mitrione discusses PED epidemic, Reebok sponsor deal, the rankings system, thoughts on interim titles, street drugs, the Diaz brothers and more in this interview exclusive. MMA is a tough job any way you slice it. The physical aspect is grueling and takes a fast toll on the body. The expenses associated with training camps such as specialized diets, supplements, physician costs, equipment and more can break a bank account down to its barest fibers, often forcin read news >>

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Matt Mitrione is not sure there is a serious problem with performance-enhancing drugs in MMA. But if there is, he has an idea where it comes from: poor training practices. "There might be a problem with PEDs, but I think it's because the sport hasn't evolved enough to realize that kicking each other's ass or kicking your own ass every single day, day in and day out, with limited recovery is ridiculous," Mitrione told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. Mitrione, the UFC heavyweigh read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger recently praised UFC brass for their new rigorous and "complicated" drug testing policy in an interview with Rick J Lee. "The Juggernaut" indicated he knows for a fact he has fought opponents taking performance enhancing drugs (PED) because they apparently told him the truth after the fight. Being the righteous man he is, Ellenberger refused to drop names, but his admission is startling nonetheless. Currently riding a t read news >>

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Luke Rockhold recently appeared on CBS radio to talk about Millionaire Matchmaker, Tinder, and his dating life... oh, and his fight with Lyoto Machida too. Luke Rockhold recently went on Millionaire Matchmaker. If you missed that reality TV gem, we did a whole recap, including a complete video of the episode. So, check that out first. Of course, after getting kicked off the show, for what appeared to be a ill timed joke, Rockhold has had plenty to talk about the experience with the press. He app read news >>

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The latest edition of The MMA Beat features a panellist discussion regarding the newly announced comprehensive out-of-competition drug testing policies. the fight announcements for UFC 187, as well as former lightweight champion Benson Henderson's inspired win last weekend. read news >>

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