Results for: painkillers in news

  • 2 years ago
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The UFC has suspended Chris Leben for one year due to a failed drug test. The veteran middleweight tested positive for the prescription painkillers oxycodone and oxymorphone following his UFC 138 main-event loss to Mark Munuz earlier this month. UFC officials, who oversaw regulation for the overseas event, today announced the suspension. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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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 >>

  • 6 years ago
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Getting the opportunity to face the world’s top pound-for-pound fighter might not have been worth it to James Irvin in the end. read news >>