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On Tuesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission banned former UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva for life for skipping out on a random drug test prior to he scheduled UFC 175 bout against Chael Sonnen. read news >>

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UFC middleweight Kevin Casey has been suspended for one year and fined $5,600 following a positive drug test at UFC 175. read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva will never fight in Nevada again after the NSAC laid down the gauntlet on the MMA legend in Tuesday's hearing. To the surprise of no one, the recently retired Wanderlei Silva has received a stiff penalty for skipping out on a random drug test prior to his scheduled UFC 175 bout with Chael Sonnen. In today's Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing, officials issued Silva, who didn't even bother joining the meeting on-site or via telephone, a lifetime ban (meaning he's forbidden f read news >>

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UFC VP of regulatory affairs Marc Ratner discusses the current state of drug testing, judging, and more in MMA. read news >>

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Tim Kennedy says he wasn't tested during the lead up to his UFC 178 bout. Tim Kennedy has been vocal about his disdain on PED's in MMA, and has even been slamming Vitor Belfort and other controversial figures during the past few months. He faces Yoel Romero at UFC 178 this weekend, and the Strikeforce vet isn't happy about the absence of pre-fight drug tests during the lead up to his bout. Related: Full Video: Countdown to UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso, McGregor vs. Poirier, Alvarez vs. Cerrone K read news >>

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In 2014, with the Nevada Athletic Commission banning the use of testosterone and the UFC enforcing stricter drug testing within its ranks, the sport of MMA has perceivably started to become a more even playing field. Perceivably, because the UFC is only now just beginning to ramp up the process of weeding out cheaters within the sport. As UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently told ESPN, Zuffa is currently interviewing companies to enact out-of-competition drug testing to the fighters under contract read news >>

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After subjecting UFC 178’s headliners to a round of random blood and urine tests earlier this month, they’ve been tested again.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Bellator light heavyweight and UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz seems to have a lot of legitimate hatred toward Stephan Bonnar, his upcoming opponent at Bellator 131 on November 15. Making an appearance on Submission Radio earlier today, Ortiz ripped "The American Psycho" for his two failed drug tests for anabolic steroids during his career—among other things. The fact of him getting burned for steroids not once but twice. I mean the guy is a phony, the guy is a fake, the guy is, you know he's just read news >>

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UFC champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger Chris Cariaso underwent random blood and urine drug tests at the behest of the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) last week ahead of their scheduled UFC 178 flyweight title fight, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's episode of UFC Tonight. Johnson (20-2-1), the only 125-pound champion the promotion has ever known, will be looking to defend his belt for a fifth consecutive time when he fights Cariaso (17-5) in the main event of the read news >>

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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and his UFC 178 challenger, Chris Cariaso, were subjected to random drug tests by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), according to a report on Wednesday evening. read news >>

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When Stephan Bonnar got the call to fight Anderson Silva at UFC 153 in Oct. 2012, it seemed like the opportunity of a lifetime. Instead, it turned into nightmare. Bonnar was defeated by Silva, popped for steroids in his post-fight drug test, and ended up retiring. On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Bonnar, who is coming out of retirement to face Tito Ortiz in Bellator on Nov. 15, revealed just how low he sunk when he found himself a pariah in the MMA world. "It completely blew up in my face," read news >>

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