Drugs and PEDs
The former bantamweight champion claims that if he really felt PEDs were responsible for his success, he wouldn’t be jumping back into the deep end of the bantamweight pool.
But there will not be any retroactive application of the new rule.
T.J. Dillashaw understands the business of fight promotion, but was not thrilled to hear some pre-fight comments about PED usage from upcoming opponent, Cory Sandhagen.
Former UFC champion TJ Dillashaw sees an upside in his recent two-year suspension.
Shortly after his brother, Ottman Azaitar, was released from the UFC for violating the promotion’s Abu Dhabi COVID-19 protocols, USADA has announced that Abu Azaitar has been suspended 7 months for violating the UFC Anti-Doping policy.
It seems that Chi Lewis-Parry’s UFC career is over before it even begun.
Light heavyweight Jamahal Hill isn’t too pleased with the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s cannabis sanctions.
T.J. Dillashaw spoke candidly about his failed drug test and what he would’ve done if he didn’t get caught.
Daniel Cormier recently said that Jon Jones’ drug test failures eliminated him ‘from the conversation’ of greatest of all time. Unsurprisingly, Jones has a bone to pick with that interpretation.
Mike Tyson talks about a creative way to pass a drug test.
UFC president Dana White talks about one of the longstanding drug-testing issues that lead to multiple fighter suspensions.
Remember the story about Jon Jones hiding under a cage?
Israel Adesanya vehemently denies taking steroids.
Four UFC fighters will sit out for a few months after testing positive for banned substances.
Israel Adesanya has been saying that he doesn’t think Paulo Costa has been getting drug tested, and ‘Borrachinha’ seems more than happy to play up the narrative.
Gilbert Melendez was tested and suspended after his UFC release.
The war of words between Chad Mendes and Michael Bisping continues.
UFC veteran Cung Le talks about his failed drug test in 2014 that resulted in a year-long suspension.
This is getting weird.
Nearly half of fighters across different promotions apparently use cannabis, both for recreational and recovery purposes.
Did Costa just openly talk about a USADA loophole?
A Brazilian doctor was issued a two-year suspension by USADA for prescribing IV infusions to UFC middleweight Paulo Costa
A man who supplied key supporting testimony to Tyson Fury’s claim that tainted meat caused his 2015 drug test failure now says he was offered £25,000 to lie.
Texas’ commission did not handle this well.
It looks like Penne’s career isn’t quite as dead in the water as it looked back in January, when the fighter announced that she was facing a 4-year ban from the UFC’s drug testing agency.
Inactive fighters like Nick Diaz and Alexander Gustafsson are still being tested by USADA.
Prazeres will not be eligible to return to UFC competition until 2021.
UFC VP Jeff Novitzky reveals the number of drug tests Jon Jones went through in 2019.