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Bellator status vs UFC

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

Sports Talk

Anderson Silva says in statement that he is not a cheater, still looking to reveal truth

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 Just Dropped The Hammer On PED Testing

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


UFC Introduces Anti-Doping Policy For Later This Year

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


Time To Take A Stand Against PEDS

There is something very wrong with our sport.

We’ve all known it for a while but by and large we’ve taken each failed PED test as an isolated incident, shaken our heads about cheats and tried not to think too hard about it. 473 more words

Old Stuff

NSAC issues temporary suspensions to Silva, Diaz and Lombard; Evans-Smith suspended

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


Comprehensive drug testing? The UFC 'can't afford not to do it,' experts say

On Wednesday morning in Las Vegas, UFC executives are expected to stand up in a ballroom at Red Rock Casino and announce, well, something to do with drug testing… 1,505 more words