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The UFC is ready to move to a more serious random blood and urine testing program. That's a great thing for sport and maybe a little bit of a bad thing for the spectacle that makes MMA so special. In an era where other sports leagues have been dedicated to putting on at least the appearance of a "serious face" in respect to performance enhancing drugs, the UFC has been content to pass the buck. The UFC's public stance has been a mix of claiming that the promotion was "cleaned up of PEDs" and tha read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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I guess Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) does care about the drug problem, after all. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is continuing its assault on the performance-enhancing drug (PED) problem that has plagued the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) over the last couple of years, and forced some fighters to call it a career, by taking matters into its own hands. According to Marc Ratner, vice president of regulatory affairs, UFC officials are currently meeting with several agencies to see read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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The UFC seeks to randomly drug test a certain percentage of its fighters under contract by the end of the year, according to an official, and could start within the next three or four months.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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The UFC says that they will be changing their drug testing program to unannounced, year round blood and urine testing. This would represent a significant shift in philosophy for the promotion. The UFC has long defended criticisms of performance enhancing drug use in the sport by pointing out that drug testing is (mostly) handled by commissions, or "these guys are tested by the government." The fact that the standard commission tests have mostly consisted of pre and post fight urine tests, easy t read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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As a result, Ortega has been fined $2500, suspended for nine months, and had his win over Mike De La Torre changed to a "no contest." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Brian Ortega made his Octagon debut with a first-round submission win over Mike De La Torre, which took place at the UFC on FOX 12 mixed martial arts (MMA) event back on July 26, 2014 in San Jose, California. Too bad it doesn't count. That's because Ortega flunked his post-fight drug test for the steroid drostanol read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre says fight fans shouldn't expect him to strap on the gloves again unless the world's premiere mixed martial arts organization institutes independent drug testing. Rush vacated UFC gold, which he won back in April 2008, last December. He was only a few weeks removed from a razor-thin split-decision win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November. Now, in an e-mail interview with Bloody Elbow, the French-Canadian superstar has revealed th read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre says he'll never fight again without drug testing from a credible independent anti-doping organization. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Michael Bisping and Cung Le will undergo "enhanced drug testing' following Le's recent posting of a photo where he appeared surprisingly "jacked." On Wednesday night's edition of UFC Tonight, Ariel Helwani reported that Cung Le and Michael Bisping would participate in "enhanced drug testing" for their bout this weekend in Macau. The only real details mentioned so far is that there will be some form of blood testing in addition to the standard urine. The push for extra testing came on the heels o read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Georges St. Pierre gives Bloody Elbow his thoughts on performance enhancing drugs, fighter unions and his conditions for any potential return. Georges St. Pierre is one of the greatest fighters in the brief history of mixed martial arts. He'd established himself as the sport's biggest draw before he decided to step away from the cage and vacate his title following a split decision win over Johny Hendricks last year at UFC 167. In the time since announcing his hiatus in the cage following the fig read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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It seems a simple Instagram photo started it all, but UFC Fight Night 48 headliners Michael Bisping and Cung Le apparently aren’t too concerned about the fallout.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Michael Bisping asked for it and he got it. Following their headlining bout Aug. 23 in Macau, Bisping and fellow UFC middleweight Cung Le will undergo advanced drug testing. "Good news for Michael Bisping,' Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight. "I spoke with UFC president Dana White from Macau and he told me that Cung Le and Michael Bisping will be subjected to enhanced drug testing. Blood and urine testing after the fight. The UFC is doing this on their own. They are the governing body in Maca read news >>

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