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James Mulheron hits with potential USADA violation, off UFC Shanghai card MMA News 

James Mulheron hits with potential USADA violation, off UFC Shanghai card

Heavyweight fighter James Mulheron was set to compete against Cyril Asker on November 25 in Shanghai, China but has been removed from the fight card following a potential USADA violation. UFC Statement on James Mulheron below: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed James Mulheron of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from... Read More
Split Decision MMA Podcast – Injury bug, USADA, UFC boxing, and more MMA News Split Decision MMA Podcast 

Split Decision MMA Podcast – Injury bug, USADA, UFC boxing, and more

On this episode of Split Decision MMA Podcast: Injury Bug claims multiple upcoming fights … #USADA claims yet another star potentially … Anderson Silva .. Crazy rumor about Jones testing positive … CroCop returning in RIZIN …. Conor MCGregor goes full apeshit crazy in Dublin at #Bellator186 .. Dana and Ari 100% going into Boxing … Commision hears Ali Act... Read More
Anderson Silva pulled from fight card after potential USADA violation MMA News 

Anderson Silva pulled from fight card after potential USADA violation

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has been pulled from his headlining November 25, UFC Fight Night 122 bout with Kelvin Gastelum. The announcement comes after a potential USADA violation by the former champ. Silva was also fined $380,000 and suspended one year after his bout with Nick Diaz at UFC 183 was overturned to a no-contest for a violation. ... Read More
Brandon Moreno faces no discipline after USADA concludes ‘tainted meat’ cause for test failure MMA News 

Brandon Moreno faces no discipline after USADA concludes ‘tainted meat’ cause for test failure

UFC flyweight competitor Brandon Moreno will receive no punishment after testing positive for a banned substance in September. Today, USADA released the below statement: “USADA announced today that UFC athlete Brandon Moreno, of Tijuana, Mexico, has tested positive for a prohibited substance, which was determined to have been ingested by him without fault or negligence. “Moreno, 23, tested positive for... Read More
Lil Nog latest to get hit with potential Anti-Doping Policy violation MMA News 

Lil Nog latest to get hit with potential Anti-Doping Policy violation

Oh No, Say It Ain’t So Lil Nog The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed ‘ Lil Nog ‘ Antonio Rogerio Nogueira of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on September 27, 2017. Due to the proximity of Nogueira’s upcoming scheduled bout at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: LAWLER vs.... Read More
Kurt Holobaugh suspended, DWTNCS win over Matt Bessette overturned MMA News 

Kurt Holobaugh suspended, DWTNCS win over Matt Bessette overturned

According to a report from mixedmartialarts.com, Kurt Holobaugh has been suspended nine months for violating the prohibition on use of an IV to rehydrate.  The ruling came today during a hearing after the Nevada Athletic Commission voted unanimously voted to suspend the featherweight. The report states that Holobaugh was “also fined $750, 15% of his $5,000 purse for beating Matt Bessette at Dana White’s... Read More
Andrea Lee signed to UFC and pulled from UFC 216 fight card in same day MMA News 

Andrea Lee signed to UFC and pulled from UFC 216 fight card in same day

Legacy Fighting Alliance flyweight champion Andrea Lee received the call to the UFC late last night.  MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani published the story at 12:20 a.m. this morning, stating that “KGB” would be a late addition to the October 7, UFC 216 pay-per-view fight card. KGB successfully defended her LFA title last Friday when she defeated Jamie Thornton via submission. ... Read More
Azamat Murzakanov informed of potential anti-doping policy violation MMA News 

Azamat Murzakanov informed of potential anti-doping policy violation

UFC newcomer Azamat Murzakanov’s debut with the organization will be put on hold temporarily as news developed earlier today that the undefeated Russian fighter was hit with a potential anti-doping policy violation. Murzakanov (7-0), known as “The Professional” was supposed to debut in June at UFC Fight Night 112 but was pulled from the card and replaced by Dominick Reyes. UFC... Read More
Carlos Felipe hit with potential Anti-Doping violation, off UFC Fight Night 119 card MMA News 

Carlos Felipe hit with potential Anti-Doping violation, off UFC Fight Night 119 card

Another UFC fighter has been hit with a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation.  As a result of the findings from a recent sample collection, Carlos Felipe is off the UFC Fight Night 119 fight card. UFC Statement: “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Carlos Felipe of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from... Read More
Split Decision MMA Podcast – DJ vs Borg back on, Gil’s leg doing well, more MMA News Split Decision MMA Podcast 

Split Decision MMA Podcast – DJ vs Borg back on, Gil’s leg doing well, more

Split Decision MMA Podcast – LISTEN BELOW: On this episode of the Split Decision MMA Podcast: Conor hit with lawsuit .. DJ vs Borg back at 216 .. Gil’s leg is recovering well .. Jon Jones plan B was even worse .. Gonzaga going to do some boxing .. Roy Nelson hog tours … USADA interested in pics of Tecia... Read More