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But he doesn't deny the fact that the sport does indeed have an issue to deal with. Yes, mixed martial arts (MMA) has a performance enhancing drug (PED) problem, but it isn't as bad as many say it is. That's according to Andy Foster, director for the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC), who stated on The MMA Hour that despite claims of an "epidemic" by some -- including Ultimate Fighting championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan -- his evidence doesn't support that the majority of p read news >>

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This past weekend, TJ Waldburger's UFC Fight Night 61 welterweight bout against Wendell Oliveira fell apart at the last second when Waldburger fainted while cutting weight and smacked his head inside a Brazilian elevator. Waldburger's mishap is eerily reminiscent to the weight cutting incident that doomed former UFC champion Renan Barao last year, and in general, the two situations are far from isolated incidents -- botched weight cuts have been a reluctant tag-team partner of MMA's for as long read news >>

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CSAC director Andy Foster gives his estimation on the level of PED use in MMA, and how much year-round out-of-competition testing would cost. read news >>

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In times like these, with the UFC recently hitting DEFCON 1 and blowing up it's previous drug testing policies, it's easy to get caught up in the hysteria of MMA's obvious drug problems. The first two months of 2015 alone have seen six fighters from major promotions fail drug tests in some fashion, cresting with Anderson Silva's multiple steroid failures ahead his UFC 183 comeback fight against Nick Diaz. California State Athletic Commission executive director Andy Foster is as involved in these read news >>

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Lab director Daniel Eichner explains just why a test like SIlva's takes so long. One of the first questions on everyone's lips, following the February 3rd announcement that Anderson Silva's pre-fight drug test had come pack positive for two different steroids, was "Why did it take so long to get the results?" The test was conducted on January 9th, and it took almost a full month (and coincidentally the day after UFC 183) for the results of Silva's test to be made public. Well, Daniel Eichner may read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: The executive where Silva's test was conducted said there is a lack of understanding of how the procedures work. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: The executive where Silva's test was conducted said there is a lack of understanding of how the procedures work. read news >>

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Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett voiced his disappointment regarding former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva’s positive drug test for two separate steroids. On Tuesday, Feb. 3, it was announced that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for Drostanolone and Androstane, both banned substances under the World Anti-Doping Agency code. According to the Nevada Athletic Commission, the 39-year-old was given two different out-of-competiti read news >>

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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia. read news >>

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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia. read news >>

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According to Nevada State Athletic Commission director Bob Bennett, Jon Jones' samples did indeed undergo CIR testing, and all of those tests came back clean. In the last 48 hours, much has been made of the out-of-competition drug testing that Jon Jones underwent leading up to his UFC 182 bout with Daniel Cormier. The champion tested positive for cocaine metabolites, which apparently wasn't something that was supposed to be a part of the screening. But when the Nevada State Athletic Commission r read news >>

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LAS VEGAS — In the wake of Jon Jones' failed test for cocaine metabolites, social media lit up with discussion over Jones' curious testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratios. Victor Conte, the man who was famously involved with the BALCO doping scandal, took to social media to note that Jones' T/E ratio was out of line with the norm. Mixed martial arts journalists like Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse began pushing for the Nevada commission to perform Carbon Isotope Ratio testing on Jones' samples fr read news >>

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Two short months ago, Mark Schultz was raving to MMAmania.com about the film "Foxcatcher," which depicts real-life events of the Olympic gold medalist and two-time world champion wrestler and the tragic events that led to the murder of his brother, Dave Shultz, also an Olympic gold medalist. Now, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter is bashing the film -- which opened in theaters on Nov. 14, 2014 to rave reviews -- for what Schultz says is depicting more fiction than fact. In read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The new film Foxcather depicts events from the life of Olympic gold medalist wrestler Mark Schultz, played by Channing Tatum. Yesterday (December 31, 2014), Schultz took to twitter to compose a long, rage-filled, invective aimed at the film's director, Bennett Miller Mark Schultz, a UFC veteran and one of the very best collegiate and freestyle wrestlers the United States has ever produced, is extremely angry at Bennett Miller, the director of the recent film Foxcather. The basis of the film come read news >>

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