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Tuesday's decision by the Ultimate Fighting Championship to rescind a suspension handed down to Cung Le was a curious one. For those unaware, Le was sent to the sidelines for 12 months after a blood sample taken after his August 23 loss to Michael Bisping showed an elevated level of human growth hormone. There was rampant speculation prior to the fight that Le was taking a performance-enhancing drug of some sort. Nearly all of this speculation stemmed from a photo Le posted on Instagram that sho read news >>

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Cung Le is back in the UFC after UFC officials rescinded the middleweight's suspension, which they originally handed down when Le supposedly failed an August drug test the UFC itself administered. The UFC announced the decision Tuesday in a statement, which was initially reported by Damon Martin of Fox Sports. Le had failed the screening, UFC officials originally reported, for excess levels of human growth hormone. In part, the UFC statement read: Following the announcement of Le's suspension, U read news >>

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Well, this is a first. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is known for taking matters into its own hands and laying down the hammer for any and all fighters who fail a drug test or violate the company's Code of Conduct (read it). But in what may very well be a first, the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion has rescinded a punishment, as the ZUFFA-owned company has announced that it will take back the 12-month suspension that was levied against Cung Le after he tested positive for human growth h read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has rescinded Cung Le’s year-long suspension. read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has rescinded Cung Le's suspension from positive HGH drug test following UFC Fight Night 48 in Macao on Aug. 22. read news >>

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In an unprecedented move, the UFC has pulled back Cung Le's suspension after they had previously flagged him for HGH use. There's been a major twist in the tale of UFC middleweight Cung Le's failed drug test and subsequent suspension after losing to Michael Bisping in August. Le, who had tested positive for HGH under the promotion's own drug testing procedures, was initially banned for 9 months, then extended to a full year. In a surprise statement released by the UFC today, they've decided to r read news >>

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The one-year suspension Cung Le received after testing positive for excess levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) in a post-fight drug test following his fourth-round TKO loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48 has been rescinded, promotion officials announced on Tuesday. The UFC issued the following statement regarding the decision: At UFC Fight Night Macao on August 23rd, UFC contracted with an independent drug testing laboratory in Hong Kong to perform urinalysis testing on all fighters o read news >>

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For the first time since it began independently testing fighters for performance-enhancers and drugs of abuse, the UFC has taken back a suspension it issued for a failed drug test.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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When UFC middleweight Cung Le was given a year-long suspension for a positive HGH test taken following his August 2014 bout with Michael Bisping in Macau, China, he had no choice but to accept it. Unlike the United States or other select territories where mixed martial arts (MMA) is regulated by some sort of athletic commission, China currently has no regulatory oversight. When the UFC holds events in this territory and others like it, they are forced to self-regulate. That practice is earnest, read news >>

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With some pointing out potential flaws in the testing methodology used when Cung Le failed his post-fight drug test, Le is planning to file an appeal of his 12 month suspension. Cung Le's failed drug test for elevated HGH levels has raised some eyebrows in the past week. While many who followed the sport suspected that the 42 year old was up to something when pictures ahead of his fight with Michael Bisping showed Le with a new, significantly more muscular physique. Le would go on to get drubbed read news >>

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The UFC is defending the results of a drug test it performed on middleweight Cung Le, who failed due to human growth hormone and was subsequently suspended one year.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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