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  • 2 years ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission said that at least one competitor from UFC 143 has tested positive for a banned substance. In an email sent today to MMAjunkie.com, NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer did not specify whether the positive test was for drugs of abuse or performance-enhancing drugs but said a release was forthcoming today. "I am still waiting for all the steroid and drug test results to come back," Kizer stated. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission announced Thursday that at least one UFC 143 drug screen has come back positive. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Fresh off his $25,000 fine for violating the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) code of conduct policy (details), light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will make his first public appearance -- drug rehab notwithstanding -- after testing positive for cocaine ahead of his most recent 205-pound title defense. The network revealed the plans on Saturday. Charissa Thompson & UFC Champion Jon Jones sit down in an EXCLUSIVE FOX Sports Live Interview this MONDAY 11p ET. pic.twitter.com/0OOMSUSjgY — FOX read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Jones banked $500,000 for his appearance at UFC 182, as well as an extra $50,000 in bonus money. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) handed down a $25,000 fine to light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who violated the promotion's code of conduct policy (read it here) when he tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier. From UFC.com: The UFC announced today that it has fined light heavyweight champion Jon Jones $25,000 for violating the organ read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Former UFC light heavyweight champion, UFC Hall of Fame member and mixed martial arts icon Chuck Liddell weighed in on Jon Jones testing positive to cocaine metabolites. read news >>

  • 17 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 >>

  • 17 days ago
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The aftermath of this week's news that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 -- which went down Sat., Jan 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada -- is still trickling in. Full story here. One of the major side notes of the news, is who knew what (and when). While some of those details are still a bit sketchy, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) -- who administered the ou read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the UFC have each issued a statement in the wake of reports that Jones tested positive for a cocaine metabolite during a pre-fight drug test and will enter a rehab facility. The initial news came Tuesday, when Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports first reported that Jones tested positive for the metabolite, known as benzoylecgonine, in a random drug test administered by the Nevada Athletic Commission on December 4, less than a month prior to his fight last Satu read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones failed a drug test prior to this past weekend’s UFC 182 event due to cocaine metabolites and has reportedly entered rehab.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC bantamweight Michinori Tanaka has tested positive for prohibited substances as part of the UFC’s drug testing measures at UFC Fight Night 52. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Michinori Tanaka tested positive for a pair of banned substances following his most recent fight, and has been suspended by the UFC. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Piotr Hallmann tested positive for drostanolone following his split decision loss to Gleison Tibau in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 51 on Sept. 13 in Brasilia, Brazil, but he wants to appeal the result. Hallmann, who dropped to 2-2 under the UFC banner with the decision loss, claims he’s innocent, and blames the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) for the positive result. "I'm very angry that something like this came up, especially the way they handled the whole testing in Brazil w read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC middleweight Cung Le will become the first fighter to appeal a failed drug test result found by the promotion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Even after a week of speculation, public disputes and good, solid reporting by MMA’s best journalists, there is still a lot we don’t know about Cung Le’s positive drug test. At this point, though, the simple question of Le’s guilt or innocence has become secondary to the one thing we can say with absolute certainty: The UFC can’t continue to oversee its own drug-testing program. It needs help. Last week, the fight company self-reported that the 42-year-old Le tested positive for "an excess level read news >>

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