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LAS VEGAS – The Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted unanimously to suspend and fine Ashlee Evans-Smith – rather than issue a temporary suspension – for failing a drug test following December’s UFC 181 event. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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During Tuesday’s Nevada Athletic Commission hearing, Nick Diaz was temporarily suspended for testing positive to marijuana metabolites. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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UFC welterweight contender Hector Lombard has been temporary suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for testing positive for steroids following UFC 182. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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And you thought a suspension would be rough. How the mighty have fallen. The fallout from former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva's positive pre-fight UFC 183 test for steroids has reportedly gotten a lot worse for "The Spider," as Brazilian outlet Veja.abril.com is reporting that UFC is withholding nearly $6 million in pay from the former champion. Silva made a reported $800,000 ($600,000 to show, $200,000 to win) in salary for his unanimous decision vict read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Yet another high-profile fighter has failed a drug test, adding to this year’s rapidly expanding list of offenders.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Dana White and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will defend Anderson Silva and give him his right to due process following "The Spider's" shocking positive test for drostanolone and androstane in a UFC 183 pre-fight drug screening. Silva himself has denied the test results -- which you can see here -- and his son has gone so far as to say the results are merely a rumor. After nearly 24 hours to let the bitter news simmer, Dana White finally released a statement regarding "The Spider's" faile read news >>

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Bellator MMA welterweight Fernando Gonzalez believes sacrifice is part of his job description as a fighter. Whatever he has to give up, he’ll do so in order to succeed.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ashlee Evans-Smith not only lost her Octagon debut at UFC 181, she has now been temporarily suspended for testing positive for a banned substance. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday issued a temporary suspension to UFC fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith following Evans-Smith's failed drug test at UFC 181. Evans-Smith tested positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide, according to commission representatives. A prescription diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide is known to be used to treat high blood pressure and fluid prevention, among other uses. Evans-Smith tested positive for the diuretic in a post-fight drug test at UFC 181 follow read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ashlee Evans-Smith has a date with the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday, and she didn't even know about it until late this week. Evans-Smith allegedly tested positive for diuretics following her loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. The NAC sent her a letter to notify her of the charge, but mailed it to her old address, Evans-Smith's manager told MMAFighting.com. Evans-Smith is in New York doing seminars and only found out about the news Wednesday. McLeish said h read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dana White shared in the disbelief of many fans over the NFL reducing Ndamukong Suh's suspension for stepping on Aaron Rogers. Since his first season in the league, Ndamukong Suh has been something of a notorious figure for his on and off field behavior. Even among his peers, Suh is considered one of the dirtiest players in the league, having racked up over $200,000 in fines for various offenses. Most recently, he came under the ire of the league for stepping on Aaron Rogers' leg as Rogers lay, read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Anthony Pettis was suspended for six months by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) following his UFC 181 title defense against Strikeforce import Gilbert Melendez (watch it again here). That's because "Showtime" was flagged for a potential hand injury after strangling "El Nino" in "Sin City," which got the mixed martial arts (MMA) universe all squirrely. Likely because Pettis has a history of being hurt and missing significant time read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis could face a medical suspension for as long as six months following his UFC 181 win over Gilbert Melendez. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis spoke at length about staying active in 2015, but unfortunately he isn't off to a good start. Pettis headed UFC 181's post-event injury list, according the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), drawing a potential six-month medical suspension for injuries suffered during his successful title defense against Gilbert Melendez. The oft-injured Pettis submitted Melendez with a spectacular second-round guillotine over the weekend, but now he'll require an x-ray of read news >>

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