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Former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko happens to be in town to help promote the Bellator 134 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Spike TV (more on that here), and as such, was unable to escape headlines about the "high possibility" that he was using steroids in Japan. See those comments from UFC color commentator Joe Rogan here. Emelianenko inists that not only was he a clean fighter, but that he was also subjected to drug testing while ruling the 265-pound roost. And as for Rogan's read news >>

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Counting his stunning setback against Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 61, three of Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva's last four fights have now ended in brutal and dramatic first-round knockout losses. The lone outlier of that group, a draw overturned into a no contest because of a failed Silva drug test, saw the Brazilian sustain massive damage throughout a legendary five-round slugfest against Mark Hunt. It's a trend that's become hard to ignore in light of Sunday night's disappointing performance against read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva has never cheated or taken any substances to help give him an advantage in any of his 40 professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fights. So then how do you explain his failed drug tests? That's a question "The Spider" is hoping to answer in the next few weeks, as he looks to clear his name and reverse the damage done to his reputation before appearing before the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) to answer for hi read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Even UFC President Dana White was a huge fan of "The Spider." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brass were undoubtedly ecstatic to finally have an event last evening (Sat., Feb. 14, 2015) as Broomfield, Colorado played host to the UFC Fight Night 60 event live on FOX Sports 1 (results here), following a horrible two week span that saw arguably the biggest drug test failure in the history of the sport as Anderson Silva tested positive for steroids twice. The mixed martial arts (MMA) community read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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According to Dana White, Anderson Silva's positive test "screwed him up" for a few days. Dana White spoke briefly about Anderson Silva's test failure to multiple banned substances, and the UFC president has stated that like most fans the positive steroid test from one of the greatest of all time was as shocking to him as well. "It screwed me up or a few days," White said during the Henderson vs. Thatch post-fight press conference. "It messed me up for a few days. I was a huge Anderson Silva fan read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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January was one of the best months in UFC history. The company scored two monster pay-per-view buy rates, strong ratings for UFC on FOX 14 as well as Conor McGregor's win over Dennis Siver. Yet, a number of positive drug tests tainted some of the celebrations. Arguably perhaps the most high-profile positive test for performance-enhancing drug use came when it was revealed former UFC middleweight champion and all-time great Anderson Silva tested positive for two steroids in an out-of-competition, read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Joe Rogan spoke about a 'steroid epidemic' in the UFC and Mixed Martial Arts in general Joe Rogan spoke about the large amount of test failures as of late, and the UFC commentator believes it's an epidemic in the UFC and in MMA in general. He thinks it's bad now, but may get even worse down the road when 'clean' fighters significantly outweigh those on something. Related: Anderson Silva reportedly failed another UFC 183 drug test From his JRE Podcast (transcribed by MMA Fighting): "The UFC and M read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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How bad is the steroid "epidemic" in mixed martial arts (MMA)? Bad enough to assume that at least half the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster is using the gear, according to UFC color commentator Joe Rogan, who talked about some of the high-profile drug busts in recent weeks during his weekly podcast. MMA Fighting with the transcription: "The UFC and MMA in general is a steroid epidemic. They've started this really stringent testing and everybody is getting popped. They're just getting read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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When longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Gleison Tibau discovered he was being accused of rampant steroid abuse from World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight standout Andrew McInnes (read it), his first reaction wasn't anger, it was confusion. Andrew who? Turns out Tibau never heard of the "Andrewconda," after a "short career" (5-1) in mixed martial arts (MMA). While the Canadian is expected to compete at WSOF 18 later tonight in Edmonton, all the Brazilian coul read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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UFC commentator Joe Rogan certainly didn't mince words detailing the promotion's recent high profile drug test failures. "The UFC and MMA in general is a steroid epidemic," Rogan said this week on his podcast. "They've started this really stringent testing and everybody is getting popped. They're just getting popped left and right. It's one of the things fighters have been saying for a long time, that everyone is on steroids, a huge percentage. Give a number 50, 60 [percent]. Whatever the f**k i read news >>

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Now, it's just one less contender in front of "Red King's" road to the title. You can't say Rory MacDonald isn't game. After hearing that his bout against Hector Lombard had been scratched from the UFC 186 event on April 25, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, after it was discovered "Showeather" had been popped for steroids for his previous fight, Rory was still ready to compete. That's according to his head trainer and leader of TriStar Gym, Firas Zahabi, who told MMA Junkie that his star pupil read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Veteran UFC commentator Joe Rogan has never been one to mince words, especially when it comes the connection between MMA and performance-enhancing drugs.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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This is episode 125 of the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat. What else is there to talk about but the recent rash of fighters testing positive for all manner of drugs, not least of which involve the performance-enhancing type? We already know about Anderson Silva's positive test (and even more troublesome follow-up tests that looked clean as a whistle). Now we have Hector Lombard testing positive for a designer steroid. The question isn't now isolated to what do we do about one fighter. The big read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The hits just keep on coming when it comes to MMA and performance-enhancing drugs, as Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com is reporting that UFC welterweight contender (and former Bellator middleweight champion) Hector Lombard has failed a drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. According to the NSAC, Lombard failed a post-fight drug test at UFC 182 for desoxymethyltestosterone, a designer steroid. The failed drug test resulted in the sudden cancellation of Lombard's UFC 186 read news >>

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