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Marcos Rogerio de Lima suspended after potential anti-doping violation Uncategorized 

Marcos Rogerio de Lima suspended after potential anti-doping violation

The UFC organization was notified that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Marcos Rogerio de Lima of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on August 1, 2017. Marcos was scheduled to compete at UFC Fight Night: Struve vs. Volkov in Rotterdam, Netherlands on September 2, 2017. USADA has provisionally suspended Rogerio de Lima based... Read More
Nick Diaz talks USADA, suspension, return to MMA, and Mayweather vs McGregor Interviews MMA News Video 

Nick Diaz talks USADA, suspension, return to MMA, and Mayweather vs McGregor

Nick Diaz opens up Mixed martial arts legend Nick Diaz held a no-gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu seminar at MMA Signatures Aslyum MMA & BJJ Academy in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, July 29. After discussing the seminar and what he wanted the students to take away in great detail, the former UFC welterweight title contender opened up about issues surrounding him making the trek... Read More
Split Decision MMA Podcast:  Lesnar back in USADA? Chiesa denied, more MMA News Split Decision MMA Podcast 

Split Decision MMA Podcast: Lesnar back in USADA? Chiesa denied, more

WATCH BELOW: On this episode of the Split Decision MMA Podcast: Notorious to get his own biopic ?….. Chiesa is denied … Stipe vs Cain after Stipe vs Contract negotiation … Lesnar back in USADA testing ??…. Pfister brought in on charges … Yoel shows his LOVE for Bisping in new video rant… Bang to receive charges as part of... Read More
Nick Diaz hit with potential Anti-Doping violation, UFC responds MMA News 

Nick Diaz hit with potential Anti-Doping violation, UFC responds

The UFC organization has been notified that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Nick Diaz of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from Diaz’s alleged accumulation of three Whereabouts Failures within a 12-month period. Diaz, like all other UFC athletes, is enrolled in USADA’s UFC Registered Testing Pool and required to file accurate Whereabouts information in order to be... Read More
George Sullivan Accepts Sanction for Second Anti-Doping Policy Violation MMA News 

George Sullivan Accepts Sanction for Second Anti-Doping Policy Violation

Per release from USADA USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, George Sullivan, of Toms River, N.J., has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a one-year sanction for his second anti-doping policy violation. Sullivan, 36, tested positive for clomiphene and its metabolite, 4-hydroxyclomiphene, following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on January 14, 2017. Clomiphene is a Specified Substance in... Read More
Ian McCall Cleared of Potential Anti-Doping Policy Violation MMA News 

Ian McCall Cleared of Potential Anti-Doping Policy Violation

USADA announced today that UFC® athlete Ian McCall, of Costa Mesa, Calif., has been granted a retroactive Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) and will therefore not face an anti-doping policy violation after receiving an intravenous infusion of a non-prohibited substance in February of 2017. On February 10, 2017, McCall, 32, received an intravenous infusion of normal saline solution at the recommendation... Read More
Kelvin Gastelum’s suspension reduced to three months after completion of drug awareness program MMA News 

Kelvin Gastelum’s suspension reduced to three months after completion of drug awareness program

USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Kelvin Gastelum of Huntington Beach, Calif., has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a six-month sanction for his anti-doping policy violation. Gastelum, 25, tested positive for Carboxy-THC, the pharmacologically-active metabolite of marijuana and/or hashish, above the decision limit of 180 ng/mL, stemming from an in-competition sample collected on March 11, 2017, at the... Read More
Ricardo Abreu suspended four years by USADA after second violation MMA News 

Ricardo Abreu suspended four years by USADA after second violation

In February, UFC middleweight Ricardo Abreu was hit with his second U.S. Anti-Doping Association (USADA) violation.  Abreu was already under suspension when the second hit came, and today the fighter learned his fate. USADA handed down a four-year suspension for the 33-year old Brazilian fighter. The second violation came from an out-of-competition sample collection taken on December 21, 2016. He... Read More
Frank Mir suspended two years after positive tests for prohibited substance, eligible to return April 2018 MMA News 

Frank Mir suspended two years after positive tests for prohibited substance, eligible to return April 2018

Former UFC heavyweight champion has accepted a two-year suspension handed down by the United States Ant-Doping Agency.  The following is a statement from USADA: USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Francisco (Frank) Mir, of Las Vegas, Nev., received a two-year sanction after multiple positive tests for a prohibited substance. Mir, 38, tested positive for a long-term metabolite of dehydrochloromethyltestosterone (DHCMT),... Read More
After removal from UFC 205 card in November, Lyman Good accepts six-month sanction MMA News 

After removal from UFC 205 card in November, Lyman Good accepts six-month sanction

Just weeks before the UFC’s blockbuster UFC 205 fight card at Madison Square Garden, the organization was notified that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) had informed Lyman Good of a potential Anti-Doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on October 14, 2016. Good was scheduled to fight Belal Muhammad on the November 12 card. USADA provisionally suspended Good based... Read More