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  • 9 days ago
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Green light, bitchez. Former Strikeforce featherweight champion Cristiane Justino just got the go-ahead to defend her Invicta 145-pound strap against top contender Charmaine Tweet at the Invicta FC 11 event this Friday night (Feb. 27, 2015) inside the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Her random, out-of-competition weapons drug test came back squeaky clean, according to the folks at the California State Athletic Commission (via MMA Fighting). Justino (12-1, 1 NC) hasn't seen the insi read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino has officially been cleared to headline Invicta FC 11 on Friday night after passing a random, out-of-competition drug test. MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani broke the news after speaking with California State Athletic Commission Executive Director Andy Foster. According to Foster, two tests were administered to Justino, and she passed the second one, which was the more thorough of the two tests. However, the results from the first sample, which was tested at Quest Diagnost read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Cris "Cyborg" Justino has been given the all clear. The Invicta FC women's featherweight champion passed a random, out-of-competition drug test and has been cleared to compete in the main event of Invicta FC 11 on Friday night by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC), executive director Andy Foster told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Tuesday afternoon. "Cyborg" defends her belt against Charmaine Tweet at Shrine Auditorium in Downtown Los Angeles. Justino (12-1, 1 NC) had to pass an read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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The UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs. Mir fight card is down to eleven fights after TJ Waldburger was forced out of the event after passing out while trying to make weight. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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What a difference a few weeks makes. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva passed his second out-of-competition drug test, administered by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) on Jan. 19, 2015, roughly two weeks before his 185-pound showdown against Nick Diaz in the UFC 183 main event. His blood test returned negative for performance-enhancing drugs, including human growth hormone (read the full report in PDF format here). Silva failed his first test, conducted back on Jan. 9, for t read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission continues to drug test Vitor Belfort randomly, despite the fact that his next fight is scheduled to take place in California. According to NAC executive director Bob Bennett, the commission has already tested Belfort three times leading up to his UFC 184 middleweight title fight against Chris Weidman. Belfort has passed all three tests, and Bennett said the NAC plans on randomly testing Belfort again. "Both him and his wife have been extremely cooperative, polite, read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Best known as the man who gave us "boo ya!", the ESPN anchor was also a committed practitioner of mixed martial arts and used the sport to power his fight against cancer which he lost this weekend. MMA fans have lost one of our own today. Long-time ESPN anchor Stuart Scott has passed at the age of 49 after a seven year battle with cancer. Scott was featured in a New York Times profile last year that spoke at length about the role his MMA training played in his fight against the dread disease. Sc read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Now that jiu-jitsu tournaments have become a big deal again, thanks to the emergence of Metamoris and grappling "super fights" (like this one), fans of the ground game have been wondering if the man, the myth, and the legend -- Rickson Gracie -- would consider jumping into the fray. Don't hold your breath. "I don’t see myself competing anymore because I've completely lost interest in competition," Gracie told MMA Fighting. "My injuries wouldn't allow me to perform the way I would like. It’s not read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Vitor Belfort passed a random drug test submitted to the Nevada Athletic Commission on Nov. 1. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Vitor Belfort has cleared the first of what is likely to be several hurdles leading up to his UFC 184 title challenge of middleweight champion Chris Weidman. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Vitor Belfort passed the first of what is expected to be many random drug tests ahead of his upcoming UFC 184 title challenge against middleweight champion Chris Weidman, MMAFighting.com confirmed with Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) Executive Director Bob Bennett on Thursday. ESPN first reported the news. Belfort underwent a random out-of-state blood and urine screening on Nov. 1 at the request of the NAC. His results came back clean for any and all banned substances. The UFC covered testing e read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort has passed a random drug test administered to him by Nevada's Athletic Commission earlier this month. The leading storyline in the build-up to Chris Weidman versus Vitor Belfort is the "cleanness" of the title challenger. Belfort was pulled from his initial title fight with Weidman after he had tested for elevated levels of testosterone, marking his 2nd drug test failure in the state of Nevada. Belfort was granted a conditional license to fight in read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort passed a random drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in advance of his February title fight against champ Chris Weidman.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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One down, several to go. UFC 184 headliner Vitor Belfort was hit with a surprise drug test earlier this month while training in South Florida, when the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) sent collectors to his gym -- unannounced -- to collect samples of both blood and urine. Those samples have returned negative for performance-enhancing drugs. Per NSAC's Bob Bennett, @vitorbelfort has passed the blood/urine test he took on Nov. 1. UFC paid for the cost of test. @ChrisWeidmanUFC — Brett Okam read news >>

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