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Should narcotic painkillers be classified or thought of as performance-enhancing drugs?
In the wake of Karo Parisyan's failed UFC 94 drug test due to the alleged use of a painkiller cocktail, many fans wonder why the drug's users receive such harsh punishments. Is it because painkillers are performance-enhancing drugs, as some commission executives contend? read news >>
Former UFC champ Randy Couture doesn't believe performance enhancing drugs are rampant in MMA, but admits that for those that cheat, "it's human nature." read news >>
Mark Bocek believes performance-enhancing drugs are a much more prevalent issue in MMA than many believe. He’s tired of playing on an uneven field, and it’s the primary reason why he recently announced his retirement from the sport. Filed under: Featured, News, (...) read news >>
Top UFC featherweight title contender Chad Mendes continues to wage a war of words with current champion Jose Aldo as he awaits his second crack at championship gold. During an appearance on Monday's edition of Sherdog Radio Network's "Beatdown" show, "Money" flat out called Aldo a user of performance-enhancing drugs, questioning the timing of his recent injury. “I feel like this happens to me a lot, like I have a curse or something. It sucks,” Mendes said about UFC 176 being cancelled. “I defin read news >>
The #1 Featherweight contender is not exactly a fan of the champ.
Following the cancellation of UFC 176 which was to feature a Featherweight title rematch between champ Jose Aldo and top contender Chad Mendes, the two FW's have been throwing the ugly talk back and forth non-stop. This week Mendes went on Sherdog Radio and somehow managed to dramatically escalate the rhetoric.
"I definitely do [think Aldo's using PEDs]," said Mendes. "This is something that's been ongoing, but for him to all of a read news >>
The war of words between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and No. 1 contender Chad Mendes over performance-enhancing drugs continued Tuesday with the latter's appearance on Sherdog Radio.
Asked whether or not he believed Aldo was a PED user, Mendes seemed sure of it.
"I definitely do [think Aldo's using PEDs]," said Mendes. "This is something that's been ongoing, but for him to all of a sudden just drop out -- I mean he drops out of a lot of fights -- but I think it's pretty coincidental."
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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 >>
Drug tests from UFC Fight Night 43 have come back negative for performance-enhancers and drugs of abuse.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, being a former Olympian, says most drug infraction penalties resemble an unpaid vacation more than punishment and should be much more severe. read news >>
In Round #411 EUGENE S. ROBINSON [with the "S" standing for "S-HASENFUS"], the one and only host of KNUCKLE UP and Panamanian Strong Man on the occasion of CHAEL SONNEN's quintuple drug bust brings it to you raw. Specifically: a point by point breakdown of what the hell just happened with the NSAC, and why Chael, despite the accidental exercise of some small amount of hypocrisy, is more than deserving of just a skosh of sympathy. But wait it gets better But wait it gets better as he expounds on read news >>
Drug tests from UFC Fight Night 42 have come back negative for performance-enhancers and drugs of abuse.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>