When Nick Diaz got a 5-year suspension for a third marijuana offense in Nevada, the MMA world was outraged, especially since his opponent for that UFC 183 fight in January of this year was Anderson “The Spider” Silva, who tested positive for actual performance enhancers, drostanolone and androsterone, but only received a 1-year sentence. Ronda … Read more
Robert Drysdale (7-0) has failed more drug tests in his UFC career than he has had fights in the Octagon. Let that sink in for a moment. Drysdale, an ADCC and World Jiu-Jitsu champion, first got popped in a random out-of-competition test leading up to what would have been his UFC debut last year, and has … Read more
UFC officials confirmed earlier this week that Brazilian lightweight Thiago Tavares (17-5-1) failed his UFC on FX 7 post-fight drug test following a first round KO loss against Khabib Nurmagomedov on Jan. 19 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Tavares tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone and has been suspended for nine months.
Tavares released a statement today regarding the failed drug test.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer confirmed via email on Tuesday that former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and current top contender Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone following his first round TKO win over Lorenz Larkin at “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” on Jan. 7 at the Hard … Read more