The Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed today that UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has been suspended for one year from competing, for his failed drug test at UFC 182 in January for an anabolic steroid desoxymethyltestosterone. 41 more words
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UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has been suspended for one year, fined, and had his January win over Josh Burkman overturned to a no-contest by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. 433 more words
The Nevada State Athletic Commission will meet next week, but Anderson Silva won’t be on the agenda.
Silva isn’t on the NSAC’s official docket for its March 23 meeting in Las Vegas. 403 more words
SAO PAULO — Brazilian fighter Anderson Silva is speaking out for the first time after his failed doping tests, saying in a statement that he is not a cheater and “never used any substances” to improve his performances. 405 more words
UFC held a press conference on Wednesday to address the issue of performance-enhancing drugs and testing for them. Here’s what went down:
— Lorenzo Fertitta gives a brief overview of how UFC has pushed for more and better testing practices in the past, adding, “Now, we’re making it a point to run towards fixing this PED issue head-on.” In-competition testing, which, again, only covers 12 hours before and after a fight, is good at catching people on PEDs, but out of competition testing needs to do better. 697 more words