UFC statement on Tim Means USADA violation

UFC welterweight Tim Means was set to take on Donald Cerrone later this month at UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh. However, that fight will not be happening as Means has been pulled from the fight: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Tim Means of a potential Anti-Doping Policy … Read more

Tim Kennedy rips Yoel Romero over ‘potential’ failed drug test

It was announced Tuesday that number two ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero had been flagged by USADA for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation during an out-of-competition test. Riding a four-fight winning streak, former Strikeforce 185-pound contender Tim Kennedy suffered a third round TKO loss to Romero at UFC 178 back in Sept. 2014 and hasn’t fought … Read more

UFC statement regarding Yoel Romero failed drug test

UFC middleweight Yoel Romero (11-1) could have been on the cusp of a title shot with his most recent (albeit controversial) win over Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. However, the title shot isn’t going to happen now and Souza could potentially have that win wiped away due to a failed drug test. The UFC made the announcement … Read more

PIC: ‘Super’ Sage Northcutt randomly drug-tested by USADA six times in three months

The UFC’s newest phenom, “Super” Sage Northcutt (7-0), was once again randomly drug-tested by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) this morning at 6 a.m. according to a post on the lightweight fighter’s Instagram account. Sage is set to face unbeaten submission ace Andrew Holbrook (11-0) on January 30 at UFC on FOX 18 in … Read more

UFC statement on Gleison Tibau suspension due to ‘potential’ USADA violation

Gleison Tibau has been in the UFC nearly a decade now. Next November will be 10 years the 32-year-old American Top Team product has been fighting the top lightweights inside the Octagon. His first fight in the UFC was at welterweight, a TKO loss to Nick Diaz, then he moved down to lightweight where he has … Read more

Mirko Cro Cop flagged for doping violation

Mixed martial arts legend Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic announced his retirement earlier this week citing a shoulder injury. Now we’re being told Cro Cop has been flagged for a doping violation. MMAJunkie has the scoop: UFC announced today that a scheduled bout between Mirko Cro Cop and Anthony Hamilton in Seoul, South Korea has been … Read more

UFC announces USADA as independent administrator of anti-doping policy

The UFC held a press conference today to announce that the USADA (U.S. Anti-Doping Agency) will be their independent administrator of their anti-doping policy. USADA CEO Travis . Tygart spoke on the announcement via press release: “Today is a huge win for the athletes in the UFC as they set a new standard for all professional sport in … Read more

OMG: Another freakin UFC fighter tests positive for steroids

Here we go again. It’s getting hard to keep up with just how many UFC fighters have been getting popped lately for performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). The latest casualty is featherweight Brian Ortega (8-0, 1 NC), an RFA transplant, who made his UFC debut in July when he submitted Michael De La Torre at UFC … Read more