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Rather than take its case to arbitration, the UFC earlier this week elected to rescind the one-year suspension it handed down to Cung Le following a botched post-fight drug test at UFC Fight Night 48, the same test which the promotion initially announced as popping positive for excess levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH). In a press release, the UFC cited recent "medical advice" as its reasoning for electing to rescind Le's suspension, stating that, "in accordance with such medical advice, UFC h read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has rescinded Cung Le's suspension from positive HGH drug test following UFC Fight Night 48 in Macao on Aug. 22. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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In an unprecedented move, the UFC has pulled back Cung Le's suspension after they had previously flagged him for HGH use. There's been a major twist in the tale of UFC middleweight Cung Le's failed drug test and subsequent suspension after losing to Michael Bisping in August. Le, who had tested positive for HGH under the promotion's own drug testing procedures, was initially banned for 9 months, then extended to a full year. In a surprise statement released by the UFC today, they've decided to r read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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The one-year suspension Cung Le received after testing positive for excess levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) in a post-fight drug test following his fourth-round TKO loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48 has been rescinded, promotion officials announced on Tuesday. The UFC issued the following statement regarding the decision: At UFC Fight Night Macao on August 23rd, UFC contracted with an independent drug testing laboratory in Hong Kong to perform urinalysis testing on all fighters o read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Positive tests for performance-enhancing drugs are more of a routine occurrence in MMA than ever before, and former UFC champion Anderson Silva thinks stricter punishments should be in place.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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When UFC middleweight Cung Le was given a year-long suspension for a positive HGH test taken following his August 2014 bout with Michael Bisping in Macau, China, he had no choice but to accept it. Unlike the United States or other select territories where mixed martial arts (MMA) is regulated by some sort of athletic commission, China currently has no regulatory oversight. When the UFC holds events in this territory and others like it, they are forced to self-regulate. That practice is earnest, read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Piotr Hallmann tested positive for drostanolone following his split decision loss to Gleison Tibau in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 51 on Sept. 13 in Brasilia, Brazil, but he wants to appeal the result. Hallmann, who dropped to 2-2 under the UFC banner with the decision loss, claims he’s innocent, and blames the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) for the positive result. "I'm very angry that something like this came up, especially the way they handled the whole testing in Brazil w read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Prior to his positive drug test for HGH, Cung Le offered his thoughts on Vitor Belfort’s TRT usage over the past few years. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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UFC middleweight Cung Le will become the first fighter to appeal a failed drug test result found by the promotion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The court of public opinion came down swiftly on Cung Le, the former Strikeforce middleweight champion who tested positive for excess levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) following a recent fourth-round loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Macau. In the minds of many, the positive test confirmed suspicions voiced by both Bisping and fans after a strapping photo of the 42-year-old fighter circulated around the mixed martial arts community in the event's pre-fight lead-up. The UFC suspended Le for one y read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Even after a week of speculation, public disputes and good, solid reporting by MMA’s best journalists, there is still a lot we don’t know about Cung Le’s positive drug test. At this point, though, the simple question of Le’s guilt or innocence has become secondary to the one thing we can say with absolute certainty: The UFC can’t continue to oversee its own drug-testing program. It needs help. Last week, the fight company self-reported that the 42-year-old Le tested positive for "an excess level read news >>

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