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A look at some of the major facts that led the UFC to end the suspension of Cung Le following his controversial failed drug test. This is a guest post by Gabriel Montoya. Any opinions expressed within are those of the author himself. Cung Le's official Quest Diagnostics drug test results can be found at the end of the article.A On the afternoon of Tuesday October 21, 2014, UFC/Zuffa Entertainment released a statement rescinding the 12 month suspension levied upon MMA fighter Cung Le for what was read news >>

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To say Conor McGregor has never been afraid to express his opinions would be an understatement. So it should be no surprise that McGregor barely waited until the ink on the contract was dry before going after his next opponent's weakest point. McGregor will fight Germany's Dennis Siver in the featherweight main event of a FOX Sports 1 card in Boston on Jan. 18: His failed drug test. "I'm going to go in there and I'm going to rip his head off," McGregor told reporters Friday in Rio de Janeiro, Br read news >>

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For Cung Le and his representatives, that simple press release just isn't cutting it. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently rescinded the 12-month suspension it levied against Cung Le after the striking specialist tested positive for elevated levels of human growth hormone (HGH) following his loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48, which went down on Aug. 23, 2014 in Macau, China. Video highlights here. After further investigation, there wasn't enough evidence to support the claim read news >>

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Rather than take its case to arbitration, the UFC earlier this week elected to rescind the one-year suspension it handed down to Cung Le following a botched post-fight drug test at UFC Fight Night 48, the same test which the promotion initially announced as popping positive for excess levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH). In a press release, the UFC cited recent "medical advice" as its reasoning for electing to rescind Le's suspension, stating that, "in accordance with such medical advice, UFC h read news >>

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Hey, remember when Vitor Belfort promised the folks at the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) -- at their insistence -- that he would not fight anywhere outside of "Sin City" until he first competed in Las Vegas and passed all mandatory drug tests? LOL. The commission has not -- and likely will not -- be testing "The Phenom" ahead of his Chris Weidman title fight, despite failing a NSAC-mandated drug test earlier this year, because Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) intends to bring Belfo 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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Retired three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is refusing to apologize for the two drug tests he failed this past summer that likely cut his MMA career short, saying he has nothing to be sorry for. In his new podcast titled "You're Welcome," Sonnen spoke in depth on his thought process before taking banned substances that made him fail two drug tests and subsequently get a two-year ban from the Nevada State Athletic Commission (transcription per MMA Fighting). People were saying, 'Why won read news >>

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"People were saying, 'why won't he say he's sorry?' I'm not. I'm not going to apologize because I'm not sorry. I'm a consenting adult. I knew exactly what I was doing. This was a premeditated decision. Here's the problem, is that it worked. The problem is, it helps. There's a term out there, performance enhancing drug. The reality is, it's all medicine. All medicine is made to make you better. If it did the opposite, it would be malpractice. You're not going to the doctor to say give me somethin read news >>

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If you were expecting contrition from Chael Sonnen now that a fair bit of time has passed since the drug-test failures which ended his mixed martial arts career, well, guess again. Sonnen continues to take the blunt approach when asked about why he used performance-enhancing drugs. Speaking on the debut episode of his new podcast, "You're Welcome," Sonnen stated he's not sorry for the path he chose. "People were saying, 'why won't he say he's sorry?' I'm not," said Sonnen. "I'm not going to apol read news >>

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Piotr Hallmann discusses his drug test failure following his loss to Gleison Tibau last month. read news >>

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No news is good news, especially when it comes to tainted bodily fluids. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today released the drug test results for UFC 178, which took place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sat., Sept. 27, 2014. And don't look now, but Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) finally has some good news to enjoy on the illegal / banned substances front. Results from the pre- and post-fight drug tests, which include performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) such a read news >>

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