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  • 9 days ago
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Suspended UFC star Anderson Silva took to Instagram last night to send a message to fans: "I don't know what to apologize for, because I am still waiting for the results and analysis from the specialists that are working to reveal the truth." The Nevada Athletic Commission issued a temporary suspension of former UFC Middleweight champ Anderson Silva on Wednesday following multiple drug test failures by the star both before and after his bout with Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Silva failed a pre-fight a read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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MMA stars Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both face a temporary suspension for failed drug tests at UFC 183. Bleacher Report Lead MMA Writer Jeremy Botter reported on the matter Tuesday: Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com reports that Silva tested positive for the steroid drostanolone, and Diaz failed due to traces of marijuana metabolites detected in his system. Okamoto also provided succinct specificity regarding Silva's recent history of failed tests: UFC 183 was held on January 31 at MGM Grand Garden Ar read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) suspended Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stars Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard at the conclusion of its monthly meeting, which took place earlier today (Tues., Feb. 17, 2015) inside Grant Sawyer State Office Building in Las Vegas. See the live blog and updates here. Those suspensions will remain in effect until the commission can schedule a disciplinary hearing, where all three fighters will have the chance to present their cases and fa read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Women's bantamweight fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith was issued a nine-month suspension retroactive to Dec. 6 for her failed UFC 181 post-fight drug test at a Tuesday meeting of the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC). Evans-Smith, 27, tested positive for the diuretic hydrochlorizide following her first-round submission loss to Raquel Pennington on Dec. 6 at UFC 181. The fight marked Evans-Smith's UFC debut, which she accepted on short notice due to a late dropout by Pennington's original opponent Holly read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday formally issued former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva a temporary suspension. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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In an expected move, the Nevada State Athletic Commission today issued temporary suspensions to Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard in the wake of their recent failed drug tests.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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UFC welterweight contender Hector Lombard has been temporary suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for testing positive for steroids following UFC 182. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Ashlee Evans-Smith received her punishment from the Nevada Athletic Commission for having tested positive for a banned diuretic in her UFC 181 fight-night drug test. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Former UFC welterweight contender Jon Fitch—a previously outspoken critic of performance-enhancing drugs—is the latest high-profile MMA fighter to fail a recent drug test. The California State Athletic Commission announced the failure on Friday, and the news was first reported by Steven Marrocco of MMAJunkie.com. Fitch is reportedly facing a suspension, fine or both as a result of the test. There was no official word on the specific substance that caused the "adverse event," but according to the read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Another day, another failed drug test. WSOF welterweight Jon Fitch is the guilty party this time around, as Fitch flunked a fight night urine test ahead of his failed title challenge against Rousimar Palhares at WSOF 16, which took place Dec. 13 in Sacremento, Calif. MMAFighting.com confirmed news of Fitch's failed test with California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) executive director Andy Foster following an initial report Friday by MMA Junkie. Foster declined to specify the substance Fitch p read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Anderson Silva has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), but he'll continue on in his role of coach for The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4, UFC president Dana White said Wednesday in a statement. White said that Silva has "never tested positive for a banned substance" in his UFC career until now and that the promotion will ensure he gets his "due process and we will support him during this time." Silva tested positive for drostanolone, an anabolic steroid, and androstane read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS – NSAC officials today suspended onetime Bellator MMA heavyweight James Wilson and onetime WSOF lightweight Bryson Gutches each nine months for separate failed drug tests.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Japanese UFC prospect Michinori Tanaka failed his post-fight drug test after taking over-the-counter allergy meds. Michinori Tanaka fought a fellow star from the Asian circuit in Kyung Ho Kang last September, it was a thrilling bout that stole the show that event. Unfortunately for the Japanese prospect, not only did he lose a close split decision that handed him the first loss of his career, a regrettable decision to take over-the-counter allergy medication prior have now cost him his $50,000 b read news >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

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