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Four of the 22 mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who competed at the Bellator 127 event, which took place back on Oct. 3, 2014, from inside the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California, failed their post-fight drug tests, according to the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC). And judging by today's press release, new CEO Scott Coker isn't too happy about it. "I want to make very clear that under new management, Bellator will simply not stand for performance enhancing drugs inside read news >>

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He's only lost 5 times in the last 7 years and four of those losses were to fighters using PEDs, but he's not bitter. At all. Michael Bisping has never earned a title shot in his eight year UFC career despite racking up 15 wins amid only six losses but he's not bitter. Four of those six losses came to fighters who were either using testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) with the now banned therapeutic use exemption (TUE) or who notoriously dodged a drug test or in Chael Sonnen's case combined TR read news >>

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#spiderlogic Former Ultimate fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva broke his leg last December and was forced to ride the pine for all of 2014. In his absence, a lot has changed in the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion's 185-pound weight class. Thanks to a couple of surprise drug tests. "The Spider" spent over an hour with local media last week to pump up his UFC 183 return against Nick Diaz (watch it), and also fielded questions about the state of the MMA union. Spec read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva knows a thing or two about cheaters. The man spent nearly half his UFC career fighting opponents who had failed some sort of screening for performance enhancing drugs during their career. Throughout his historic 16-0 UFC run from 2006 to 2012, Silva defeated four different men who would later fail their post-fight test. Taking a spin at 205 pounds, Silva quickly dispatched James Irvin in 2008. Irvin would go on to test positive for the illegal subs read news >>

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This past week, when 32-year old Mark Bocek decided to announce his retirement from the UFC, it seemed like odd timing. Bocek is coming off of an April victory against Mike De La Torre, and had won three of four bouts in the lightweight division. To take the unusual step of retiring while still viable in the cage meant there might be more to the story.There was.Bocek has made more headlines in the first week of his retirement than perhaps he did in any one of his 13 UFC fights by airing his grie read news >>

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Michael Bisping thinks that most of his high profile losses came against fighters who were using banned substances. Michael Bisping has had a considerably successful MMA career. He's been one of the better draws in the UFC, in part because he does have the "people who hate him watch to see him get his ass kicked" part of things down to an art form. And, it's worth noting that he's been plenty successful in the cage. Bisping isn't willing to let people forget that three men he has lost to in high read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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It’s unquestionable that random drug tests are catching more PED users in MMA, but it might be too soon to say whether they’re actually helping to clean up the sport.Filed under: Bellator, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Discussions about performance-enhancing drugs in MMA are arguably at an all-time high, but UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has a hard time getting worked up about it.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Because now they can't get boosted up with a little extra horsepower, according to "Shango." Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) recently issued a landmark ruling to ban testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), one that has been met with mostly positive reviews. Except for this guy. In fact, other places like California and Brazil quickly followed suit to outlaw the controversial treatment in order to level out the playing field. The move forced Ultima read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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DALLAS -- It didn't take long for Hector Lombard to throw his two cents in after Vitor Belfort's removal from UFC 172. Following the announcement that Belfort lost his middleweight title shot to Chris Weidman due to the Nevada State Athletic Commission's late-February ruling to ban testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), Lombard tweeted in reference to the Brazilian, "He can do all things thru TRT that strengthens him." At Wednesday's UFC 171 open media workouts, Lombard, who fights Jake Shields read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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LONDON – With Nevada, California and the UFC coming down hard on testosterone-replacement therapy, the futures of fighters who previously received permission to used the controversial treatment appear to be in jeopardy.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Vitor Belfort read news >>

  • a year ago
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The California State Athletic Commission has put exemptions for testosterone-replacement therapy on hold until it can update its bylaws with a policy that could make the permission slip difficult to acquire. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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ATLANTA - Alistair Overeem may ultimately be granted a license to fight in Nevada, but UFC president Dana White said business demands made it impossible to wait for an upcoming NSAC ruling. And so it is that Frank Mir will now face UFC champ Junior Dos Santos in the evening's main event. White admits he isn't optimistic that things will go well for Overeem, and he's certainly not happy with "Demolition Man." White also said he's going to make damn sure the sport's cheaters are eradica read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Testosterone replacement therapy is becoming an increasingly common practice in MMA, yet, there are still a lot of questions surrounding the controversial procedure's legality in the sport. UFC middleweight Mark Munoz certainly isn't a fan of TRT, and he shared his... read news >>

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