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George Sullivan opens up about USADA violations, sends message to fans Interviews MMA News Video 

George Sullivan opens up about USADA violations, sends message to fans

George Sullivan opens up about USADA violations, sends message to fans UFC welterweight George ‘The Silencer’ Sullivan was at the Maverick MMA open workouts and press conference in Tannersville, Pennsylvania, March 18 where the fighter who is currently serving a suspension after testing positive for a banned substance, opened up and addressed the situation. Sullivan first talked about how he... Read More
Split Decision MMA Podcast:  Dan Hardy in hot water over tweet, UFC 209, Bellator 174 MMA News Split Decision MMA Podcast Video 

Split Decision MMA Podcast: Dan Hardy in hot water over tweet, UFC 209, Bellator 174

Split Decision MMA Podcast: Dan Hardy in hot water over tweet, UFC 209, Bellator 174 On the Split Decision MMA Podcast: Fighter poses for gay magazine … MMA awards … Dan Hardy is in hot water over tweet … USADA report for the week includes Tom Lawler .. Holms appeal is denied .. Discussion about the human backpack .. Khabib is out... Read More
Tom Lawlor accepts two-year USADA sanction after testing positive for banned substance MMA News 

Tom Lawlor accepts two-year USADA sanction after testing positive for banned substance

Tom Lawlor accepts two-year USADA sanction after testing positive for banned substance Full statement from USADA below: USADA announced that UFC® athlete, Tom Lawlor, of Las Vegas, Nev., accepted a two-year sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Lawlor, 33, tested positive for ostarine following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on October 10, 2016. Ostarine is a prohibited substance... Read More
Cris Cyborg granted retroactive therapeutic use exemption, faces no punishment MMA News 

Cris Cyborg granted retroactive therapeutic use exemption, faces no punishment

Cris Cyborg granted retroactive therapeutic use exemption, faces no punishment USADA announced today that UFC® athlete Cristiane Justino, of Curitiba, Brazil, has been granted a retroactive Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) and will therefore not face an anti-doping policy violation after testing positive for a prohibited substance in December of 2016. Justino, 31, tested positive for Spironolactone, following an out-of-competition urine... Read More
Ricardo Abreu hit with USADA violation while under 2-year suspension MMA News 

Ricardo Abreu hit with USADA violation while under 2-year suspension

Ricardo Abreu hit with USADA violation while under 2-year suspension From the UFC: The UFC organization was formally notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Ricardo Abreu of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collection taken on December 21, 2016. Abreu is currently serving a two-year suspension under the UFC Anti-Doping Program, after... Read More
George Sullivan notified of second USADA violation in one year, off UFC 208 card MMA News 

George Sullivan notified of second USADA violation in one year, off UFC 208 card

George Sullivan notified of second USADA violation in one year, off UFC 208 card UFC Statement: “The UFC organization was formally notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed George Sullivan of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collection taken on January 14, 2017. Sullivan is currently serving a one year suspension under the... Read More
The NAC Agenda – Friday, January 13th – Marijuana and New Rules MMA News 

The NAC Agenda – Friday, January 13th – Marijuana and New Rules

The NAC Agenda – Friday, January 13th – Marijuana and New Rules Nick Diaz. Pat Healey. Matt Riddle. What do these men have in common, aside from being on the UFC roster at one point? They have all suffered the consequences of using marijuana. On Friday, at the very bottom of their agenda, the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) will be... Read More
USADA statement on Brock Lesnar’s one year suspension MMA News 

USADA statement on Brock Lesnar’s one year suspension

USADA statement on Brock Lesnar’s one year suspension USADA STATEMENT USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Brock Lesnar, of the Brooklyn Park, M.N., received a one-year sanction, pursuant to the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, after testing positive for a prohibited substance on two occasions. Lesnar, 39, tested positive for clomiphene and its metabolite, 4-hydroxyclomiphene, following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on... Read More
Former UFC heavyweight champ Josh Barnett flagged for anti-doping violation MMA News 

Former UFC heavyweight champ Josh Barnett flagged for anti-doping violation

Former UFC heavyweight champ Josh Barnett flagged for anti-doping violation Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett was notified today of a possible anti-doping policy violation.  It is not the first time that Barnett has tested positive for banned substances. Barnett made his UFC debut at UFC 28 on November 17, 2000 against 6′ 10″ Gan “The Giant” McGee and Barnett... Read More