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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Mark Bocek believes performance-enhancing drugs are a much more prevalent issue in MMA than many believe. He’s tired of playing on an uneven field, and it’s the primary reason why he recently announced his retirement from the sport. Filed under: Featured, News, (...) read news >>
The question is, on the heels of all the recent failed drug tests, will more UFC stars follow suit? What do Mark Bocek and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre have in common?
Aside from both being Canadian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters training out of TriStar gym, they both walked away from the fight game thanks to the never-ending issue of performance enhance drugs (PED).
Despite winning his last contest against Mike De La Torre at The Ultimat read news >>
With positive tests becoming far too frequent in the last few months, and the contradiction of Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen, a very public harder line on positive tests needs to be taken. Gushing over celebrity fighters who test positive should be out. Getting rid of repeat offenders should be in. The story that never ends had its latest chapter on Wednesday when Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale -- both who fought during the UFC's International Fight Week in early July -- failed the IQ version read news >>
Conor McGregor, Donald Cerrone, Ronda Rousey, Gina Carano, Nate Diaz, and PEDs are all in the news. In other words, it was just another week in the mixed martial arts world.
So as you get ready for Ultimate Fight Night 46 (or read this afterward, whatever), let's jump right into another edition of Fightweets.
@benulm: Cowboy has to be up for fighter of the year at the halfway point you agree?
I gave the nod to Ronda Rousey at the year's midpoint. No one was acting like Sara McMann or A read news >>
The Irish Featherweight is not concerning himself with substances his opponents may or may not be putting into their bodies.
UFC Featherweight Conor McGregor isn't one to be shy about his opinions. There's been an ongoing war of words between FW champ Jose Aldo and #1 contender Chad Mendes following the cancellation of their UFC 176 bout which has degenerated into a lot finger-pointing and accusations about mutual steroid abuse. McGregor has already ripped Mendes for his part in that but now he' read news >>
During a Monday appearance on the Sherdog Radio Network’s ”Beatdown” show, Chad Mendes weighed in on what he really thought caused UFC 176 to be postponed. read news >>
Because all "Mighty Mouse" does is win without cheating. "I'm disappointed to hear that Bagautinov tested positive for EPO. That's very unfortunate news. But the moral of this story is that I proved on June 14 that you don't need to cheat, you don't need PEDs to be a champion. I am proud to be a clean champion and I believe that talent will beat drugs every time out, just like it did last month in Vancouver." -- A very disappointed Demetrious Johnson tells MMA Fighting that it's unfortunate that read news >>
The week's most interesting bits from the MMA and UFC twitter world.
A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse
There's a ton of tweets below, but first, don't forget to follow me on twitter and instagram: @antontabuena
Oh, and these guys are probably worth following as well: The Official BloodyElbow Twitter Account, Kid Nate, Brent Brookhouse, Richard Wade, Chris Barton, D.E.O, Scott Broussard, Matt Bishop, Fraser Coffeen, Dallas Winston, KJ Gould, Ben Thapa, T.P. Gr read news >>