Bellator. Arguably the second most recognizable name in the world of MMA. There is nothing wrong with that when your competition is the mighty UFC. 675 more words
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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
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rocked by a recent spate of high-profile suspensions, UFC announced on Wednesday a multimillion-dollar anti-doping plan.
UFC says all fighters will be subject to random performance-enhancing drug testing, effective July 1. 106 more words
In an expected move, the Nevada State Athletic Commission today issued temporary suspensions to Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard in the wake of their recent failed drug tests. 411 more words