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  • 8 days ago
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Chuck Liddell -- former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and current Vice President of Business Development -- attempts to better explain the promotion's aggressive drug testing policy in the latest parody video from Tommy Toe Hold. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Reactions to the UFC’s new drug-testing policy were positive across the board, from fans, analysts, media and, of course, fighters. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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The UFC’s new drug-testing policy, which will go into effect in July, was welcomed with open arms by many. Count among them UFC welterweight Jake Ellenberger. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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On Wednesday, the UFC announced what may be potentially sweeping changes to its performance-enhancing-drug policy. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, President Dana White and head legal counsel Lawrence Epstein addressed the media from a ballroom at the Red Rock Casino Resort to announce the changes, which follow a string of high-profile test debacles, including the surprising failure of the legendary Anderson Silva. What does it all mean? Does it indicate substantive change? Or is it just for show? Blea read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Kid Nate & Eugene S. Robinson look ahead to Sunday night's UFC Fight Night from Brazil in the infamous and patented Care/Don't Care Preview. Plus! A bonus discussion of the UFC's newly announced drug testing policies. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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UFC announced upcoming changes to its drug-testing policies today (Weds., Feb. 18, 2015). Starting on July 1, all fighters will be subject to random out-of-competition testing and the promotion is pushing for harsher penalties for those caught using performance-enhancing drugs. UFC held a press conference at the Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa in Las Vegas earlier today to address the recent issues the promotion has endured with high-profile fighters failing drug tests (sample). UFC President Dan read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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After a well-publicized false start to begin the year, the UFC finally showed the teeth of its proposed performance-enhancing drug-testing program on Wednesday—though it remains to be seen how much bite will follow the bark. Spurred by a recent string of high-profile test failures, company executives held a press conference televised on Fox Sports 1 to announce plans to partner with independent third-party regulators in launching year-round out-of-competition testing for all its athletes by July read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Georges St-Pierre has given his stamp of approval of the UFC's planned drug-testing reform. The former UFC welterweight champion, currently on sabbatical from fighting, tweeted Wednesday that the UFC's planned overhaul of its drug-testing policy is a "big step in the right direction for our sport." One of the reasons St-Pierre has cited for his absence is that he's unhappy with the current PED situation in MMA and will only return if there are sweeping changes in the testing process. The UFC's a read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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In the wake of an alarming string of recent drug-test failures by high-profile fighters, the UFC announced a major overhaul of its testing program on Wednesday. During a Las Vegas press conference, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, president Dana White, and COO Laurence Esptein laid out the changes in UFC parent company Zuffa's testing policy. All fighters on the roster -- approximately 585 or so on any given week -- will be subjected to random, year-round, out-of-competition testing. The new policy wil read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Dana, bring me everyone. Whaddaya mean everyone? EV-ERY-ONE!!!!! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is rolling out what it calls a "drug-testing call to action." UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, along with promotion president Dana White and general counsel Lawrence Epstein, addressed the mixed martial arts (MMA) media earlier today (Weds., Feb. 18, 2015) in response the recent string of failed drug tests. For the text updates and live blog click here. "The UFC will immediately advocate to all commiss read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – The UFC today announced major changes in its drug testing policies, and the potential punishments handed down to those athletes who fail.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Bellator MMA President Scott Coker would support a worldwide drug-testing system for MMA fighters. But knowing such cross-promotional cooperation could be tough, he believes state athletic commissions are still the best method to catch drug cheats. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Take a look at the UFC's 2015 Athlete Outfitting Policy covering their Reebok deal and an updated code of conduct for their fighters. While plenty has been written about the UFC's new "Athlete Outfitting Policy", which covers both the Reebok apparel deal and a code of conduct for fighters, some fans may wish to read the details for themselves. With that in mind, here then is a copy of the full 2015 UFC Athlete Outfitting Policy: January 14, 2015 On December 2, 2014, UFC and Reebok announced a la read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jon Jones has been fined $25,000 by the UFC for violating the promotion’s Athlete Code of Conduct policy. read news >>

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