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Only a few months after vowing to test Vitor until "the day you retire," the NSAC has done anything but that, as Weidman and Belfort get set to face off at UFC 184. Trying to make sense out of athletic commission regulations and punishments can be a bit of a rabbit hole. The more you chase after truth and accuracy the more you get caught up in a warren of half truths and almost punishments; guidelines bend or stand firm, seemingly at random and with an ease that, at times, can be troubling. The read news >>

  • 22 hours ago
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The middleweight championship bout between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort is reportedly moving from Las Vegas to California, and with that change, the California State Athletic Commission is expected to oversee all drug testing for the fight read news >>

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Exactly three months ago, the Nevada Athletic Commission granted Vitor Belfort a license to fight in the state based on three conditions: he could not compete prior to December, his next fight had to be in Nevada, and he would cooperate when approached for random blood and urine testing no matter where he is. "I'll give you my definition of reasonable testing going forward from this commissioner's perspective," NAC commissioner Anthony Marnell told Belfort at the hearing, "we're going to drug te read news >>

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Following intense scrutiny of its testing process, the UFC announced that it was lifting Cung Le’s suspension. So what did we learn from this mess, and where does it leave us and him? That’s the hard part, writes Ben Fowlkes.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 2 days ago
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For the first time since it began independently testing fighters for performance-enhancers and drugs of abuse, the UFC has taken back a suspension it issued for a failed drug test.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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UFC lightweight Piotr Hallmann isn't sure when it happened or how it happened, but he knows it did. That 'it' doesn't refer to the ingestion of some sort of performance-enhancing drugs, but rather, the Brazilian athletic commissions' error(s) that led to a positive test result for drostanolone following his UFC Fight Night 51 loss to Gleison Tibau in Brasilia in September. Hallmann, who is still in the early stages of appealing the results by CABMMA (or Brazil's athletic commission), spoke to Ar read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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UFC fighter Piotr Hallman has questioned his recent drug test failure and suspension, leading the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission to respond. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Probably not the best way to kick off this new endeavor. This is starting to get ugly. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Pitor Hallmann flunked his UFC Fight Night 51 drug test for the anabolic steroid drostanolone, according to the Brazilian Athletic Commission, following his split-decision loss to Gleison Tibau back on Sept. 13, 2014. There's just one problem. "Pletwal" -- who maintains his innocence -- says the way the commissioners collected his post-fight sample was both "unp read news >>

  • 16 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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