The entire Jon Jones UFC 232 ‘atypical’ drug test mess just keeps getting weirder. According to Shaheen Al-Shatti of MMAFighting.com this is not the first test Jones popped positive for turinabol metabolites in recent months. That’s right folks. Apparently between September 21st and November 14th no metabolites were present but in December they randomly resurfaced? … Read more
This episode has been hinted at for some time, but it’s finally here guys. According to a tweet from Joe Rogan this morning, the once great cyclist Lance Armstrong will be on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast today at 12:30 p.m. ET (9:30 a.m. PT). This is going to be epic. So stick around and watch … Read more
When UFC President Dana White got to work on Thursday, his PR team informed him he’d made GQ’s list of the “Top 25 Sleaziest People in Sports”. White came in at no. 8, right between War Machine and Lance Armstrong. Ouch. Their reasoning is thus: “Turns out underpaying your UFC employees, bullying rivals, and generally … Read more
Following a second failed drug test, this time for HGH and EPO, Chael Sonnen has been released from his broadcasting duties with FOX Sports. ProMMAnow.com received the following statement upon request: “The UFC and FOX Sports organizations announced today the termination of their respective broadcasting services agreements with analyst Chael Sonnen. This decision comes in … Read more
The headlines these days are covered with stories about Lance Armstrong’s massive cover up over his extensive performance–enhancing drugs (“PED”) use. MMA has an interesting dilemma when it comes to PEDs. It has had some very high profile fighters, including Chael Sonnen, Dan Henderson, Nate Marquardt and Quinton Jackson, admit to a legal form of steroid use, Testosterone Replacement Therapy (“TRT”).
The “Most Bizarre Story” Award goes to the MMA story that blew our minds in 2010. We all know professional mixed martial arts is filled with some of the world’s most unique characters and sometimes things get a bit weird.
If you haven’t heard the story yet, Chael Sonnen made some disparaging remarks about Lance Armstrong, saying he gave himself cancer by using drugs. Sonnen has since denied he ever made the comments.