- 2 years ago
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B.J. Penn's call for independent drug testing at UFC 152 may have
fizzled, but the promotion still plans to screen the card's fighters.
At a pre-event press conference for the event, which takes place Sept.
22 at Toronto's Air Canada Centre, UFC Director of Canadian Operations
Tom Wright said testing will take place "out of province" as the
province of Ontario "has a policy that relates to that."
"We will test our athletes and make sure there's a level playing field," Wright said.
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- 8 months ago
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VANCOUVER, B.C. -- UFC president Dana White and Tom Wright, the UFC Managing Director of Canada, Australia and New Zealand, were the featured guests of the Vancouver Board and Trade luncheon Friday morning. White discussed how Canada 'shocked' the UFC, how Mike Tyson is the 'Justin Bieber for grown men,' advice for business advisers, why the fighters are the real stars, and much more. Check out the entire interview above. read news >>
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Anderson Silva tested positive for two banned substances in an out-of-competition test prior to his UFC 183 clash with Nick Diaz, and UFC Fight Night 62 fighters shared their thoughts on the matter during a media day in Rio de Janeiro. Demian Maia fought for the UFC gold against Silva, and Erick Silva is his teammate at X-Gym. Blackzilians’ Ryan LaFlare and TUF: Brazil 2 winner Leonardo Santos also spoke about the failed test. (Editor's note: Hit the CC button on player read news >>
Tom Wright, managing director for UFC operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, discusses the latest news pertaining to those markets. read news >>
UFC Managing Director of Operations in in Canada, Australia and New Zealand Tom Wright reveals why fans should not be concerned with the promotion’s future in Canada. Following a period of rapid growth and development in the Canadian UFC market, fans and pundits alike are growing concerned over the promotion's apparently deteriorating faith in the Great White North. Since the sport's legalization in Ontario over three years ago, the promotion had set aside specific annual dates for events in Tor read news >>
- 8 months ago
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Eight fighters, including main event combatants Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov, received drug tests at UFC Fight Night Albuquerque this past Saturday. read news >>
- 10 months ago
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Now that Canada has its first champions of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series, the floodgates could open for many more prospects north of the U.S. border to win UFC contracts. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
- 10 months ago
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The Brazilian Athletic Commission (CABMMA) released the UFC Fight Night 38 drug test results on Tuesday. Every fighter who participated on the March 23 fight card were tested and returned negative results. read news >>
- 11 months ago
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Two fighters from the UFC 168 fight card returned inconclusive drug tests following the event on Dec. 28, 2013 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. read news >>
Although it declined to put a number on the fighters tested, the Brazilian MMA athletic commission (CABMMA) on Monday announced that drug tests for UFC Fight Night 32 came back negative.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: UFC Fight Night 32 read news >>
The Indiana Gaming Commission's Athletic Division drug tested all 12 main-card fighters from this past week's UFC Fight Night 27 event. read news >>
The Washington State Department of Licensing on Wednesday released the drug test results for UFC on Fox 8: Johnson vs. Moraga, which took place on July 27 at KeyArena in Seattle. read news >>
Every fighter on the recent UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie fight card was drug tested. All test results were negative. read news >>
Several fighters were randomly drug tested at UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson, returning negative results. No therapeutic use exemptions were granted. read news >>