- 2 years ago
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UFC President Dana White today said he hasn't spoken to Stephan Bonnar
following the retired fighter's positive steroid test and doesn't want
to at the moment.
"I haven't even answered his phone call," White said. "I don't hate him, but I just don't want to talk to him right now."
White also confirmed that heavyweight Dave Herman agreed to undergo a drug treatment program.
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- 18 days ago
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UFC president Dana White appeared on Fox Sports 1's America's Pregame on Wednesday to discuss light heavyweight champion Jon Jones failing an out of competition drug test for cocaine. read news >>
- 19 days ago
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UFC president Dana White on Wednesday declared that it was a good thing that a mistake was made that led to Jon Jones being outed for using cocaine. read news >>
Dana White knew about Jon Jones’ positive drug test before this past weekend’s UFC 182 event, but the UFC boss never considered pulling “Bones” from his fight with Daniel Cormier.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Jon Jones is headed to a drug treatment facility after testing positive for cocaine metabolites during a pre-fight drug test before UFC 182. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites in out-of-competition testing prior to UFC 182, MMAFighting.com has learned. A drug test on Dec. 4 showed benzoylecgonine in Jones' system, sources said. The substance, a cocaine metabolite, is not banned out of competition by WADA, which the Nevada Athletic Commission follows. read news >>
Following today's announcement that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine, the promotion released a statement regarding his decision to enter rehab. The MMA world was hit with a bombshell story today, as the Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones failed his pre-UFC 182 drug test, having tested positive for cocaine metabolites. Jones, who defeated Daniel Cormier by unanimous decision last Saturday, has since checked h read news >>
Three days after defeating Daniel Cormier in their light heavyweight championship bout at UFC 182, pound-for-pound king Jon "Bones" Jones announced his intention to enter a drug rehabilitation facility. Jones' attorney released a statement to Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports: With the support of my family, I have entered into a drug treatment facility. I want to apologize to my fiancée, my children, as well as my mother, father, and brothers for the mistake that I made. I also want to apologize to the read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 13 views
UFC president Dana White says Wanderlei Silva would have been better off testing positive to a banned substance than running from the random drug test. read news >>
- 6 months ago
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UFC President Dana White, however, is not ready to commit. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight attraction Conor McGregor was able to put his money where his mouth is by stopping Diego Brandao in the main event of UFC Fight Night 46 (full results here), which took place last Saturday (July 19, 2014) live on Fight Pass from the O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland. Dustin Poirier was not impressed. In fact, the No. 6-ranked "Diamond" is looking to become the first man under the ZUFFA umbrell read news >>
- 7 months ago
- 50 views
As he has been known to do these days, Chael Sonnen broke the news on Tuesday that he had failed a random drug test administered by the Nevada Athletic Commission on May 24. Sonnen appeared on "Jay Mohr Sports" on FOX Sports Radio to explain his side of the story. "They changed the ruling in Nevada. Earlier this year they did away with what's known as TRT -- Testosterone Replacement Therapy -- in Nevada, and I was on that. So when they changed the rule, we all had to go through a transition phas read news >>
- 8 months ago
- 125 views
Thanks Ian, for taking one for the team! Middleweight prospect Ian Stephens entered a "sudden victory" round against Roger Zapata on episode six of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 (read the play-by-play here). Stephens took his opponent down and kept him grounded for most of the final frame and even tried to lock in a few submissions, but to no avail. He lost the fight anyway. What made it controversial was the fact that Zapata was docked one point for illegal elbows. In the end, two cageside judg read news >>
It appears Pat Healy’s positive marijuana test will take a heavy toll on the fighter’s pocketbook. read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 131 views
Following a failed drug test this past month at UFC 153, Dave Herman has learned his punishment.
The UFC has suspended the heavyweight fighter for six months. Additionally, Herman has agreed to participate in an approved drug-rehabilitation program.
UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner today confirmed the punishment with MMAjunkie.com via email.
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- 2 years ago
- 688 views
Following his fight and win over Ed Herman at UFC 150, Jake Shields tested positive for a banned substance and has been suspended six-months by the Colorado Office of Boxing. read news >>