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Ronda Rousey always seems to crank up the intensity a bit when talking about Cris "Cyborg" Justino. Speaking on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani (NSFW language), the UFC women's bantamweight champion dished on Cyborg, and the results were critical, as expected. "Cyborg is just a fraud and a cheat," Rousey told Helwani. "I'll do it (the fight), I'll beat her, I'll prove it to everybody, but it's just, that girl, in my eyes, should be charged with attempted negligent homicide. C read news >>

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Ronda Rousey has long railed against performance-enhancing drugs, but on Monday said Cris Cyborg should be charged with attempted homicide. read news >>

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Because stepping into the Octagon with PEDs in your system is like having a weapon, according to "Rowdy." Ronda Rousey is not a fan of performance-enhancing drugs (PED) -- or Cris Cyborg. So when the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion is approached with the subject, you can bet she has plenty to say about the two things she dislikes most in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). And during her guest appearance on The MMA Hour, "Rowdy" said that she has no problems read news >>

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If you expected UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey to show any sympathy for rival Cyborg Justino due to the latter's recent foot injury, well, guess again. On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Rousey, when asked about a potential matchup with the former Strikeforce and current Invicta featherweight champ, made it abundantly clear what she thinks about Justino in the wake of her 2012 suspension for performance-enhancing drugs. "If [a fight with Cyborg] happens or not, whatever," Rouse read news >>

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In the third instalment of the Strikes and Serves series, BloodyElbow's Karim Zidan compares and contrasts the worrisome trends of drug/PED abuse in MMA and tennis. Drugs, both performance enhancing and recreational, have had a colossal impact on sports in general. However, while drug use is particularly prevalent in a handful of sports, the situation is arguably murkiest in tennis and MMA. According to stats from CagePotato.com, the PED turning point in MMA came in 2006, when four competitors t read news >>

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Bellator MMA bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas said he asked interim champ Joe Warren to undergo enhanced drug screening ahead of their title unification bout tonight. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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We asked a handful of UFC fighters to weigh in on PED use in MMA and what can be done about ridding the sport of it. Hear their varied takes inside. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le says he is "completely surprised" to hear he failed a post-fight drug test for human growth hormone (HGH), and he is calling into question the procedures used to test him. In a written statement sent to MMA Junkie, Le pleaded his innocence after the UFC handed down a one-year suspension following his UFC Fight Night 48 loss to Michael Bisping last month (h/t MMA Junkie). I was completed surprised at the results of my recent drug test. I was inform read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Cung Le, who was suspended earlier this week after failing his UFC Fight Night 48 drug test, was caught by surprise when news broke that he tested positive for an excess level of Human Growth Hormone (HGH). Especially considering he "did not take any performance-enhancing drugs or anything that would cause his natural level of HGH to exceed normal levels." That's according to the official statement Le released (via MMA Junkie), where he outright read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC legend Dan Severn discusses PEDs and their impact on current athletes. Add Dan Severn's name to the list of former fighters appalled with the rapid developments in performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). The UFC Halle of Famer did not limit his complaints to MMA. He believes "freak" athletes are being designed for most sports, including basketball. "Today, if you wanted to make Frankenstein, you really could make Frankenstein," Severn told Submission Radio. "You could take a seven-foot tall bask read news >>

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The UFC is ready to move to a more serious random blood and urine testing program. That's a great thing for sport and maybe a little bit of a bad thing for the spectacle that makes MMA so special. In an era where other sports leagues have been dedicated to putting on at least the appearance of a "serious face" in respect to performance enhancing drugs, the UFC has been content to pass the buck. The UFC's public stance has been a mix of claiming that the promotion was "cleaned up of PEDs" and tha read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Tim Kennedy may not be 100% in line with Mark Bocek's steroid stance, but he agrees that they're a major problem. Tim Kennedy hasn't been a shrinking violet when it comes to his stance on steroid use in MMA (or really anything else, for that matter). Last year, when asked about problems in MMA, steroid users were at the top of his list. "...not only is it an embarrassment for them and for the sport. It's a direct slap in the face to every martial artist on the planet that's ever been before us o read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC champion Randy Couture openly disagrees with Mark Bocek’s recent comments on PEDs being rampant in MMA. Randy Couture is not one to suggest that performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) are rampant in the sport of MMA. In fact, he considers it to be a far smaller concern than many fighters have made it out to be. The former UFC heavyweight and light-heavyweight champion revealed his doubts regarding the dramatization of PEDs in MMA. While it is certainly an issue that needs to be dealt with read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Mark Bocek has been retired from mixed martial arts for a little over a week, but already the former UFC lightweight is making clear what contributed to his exit from the sport. read news >>

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