UFC press conference on PEDs with Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta: Live stream and notes 1 p.m. ET

UFC President Dana White, along with CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, will be holding a press conference today (Wednesday, Feb. 18) from Red Rock Casino Resort in Las Vegas. A live stream of the proceedings is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT – local Vegas time). The promotion is expected to address the … Read more

Anderson Silva failed a second drug test?

If we are to believe a new report from MMA Junkie today, MMA/UFC GOAT Anderson Silva has been flagged for another positive drug test for banned substances according to multiple anonymous sources. This second positive test was administered, like the two previous, in relation to his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz on Jan. 31, … Read more

Here’s the UFC’s tired response to Hector Lombard’s failed drug test for steroids

As we reported earlier today, it has come to light that top ranked UFC welterweight Hector Lombard tested positive for the steroid desoxymethyltestosterone following his UFC 182 fight against Josh Burkman last month. The news comes hot on the heels of Anderson “The Spider” Silva’s positive test which was made public last week. PED use in the UFC … Read more

More steroids in the UFC: Hector Lombard fails UFC 182 fight night drug test (and GSP is starting to look like a genius)

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is starting to look like a freakin’ genius. The former long-reigning 170-pound champion retired from the sport while still holding the title citing rampant PED (performance enhancing drugs) use among the athletes and too lax testing procedures from the state athletic commissions and the UFC. And in an interview … Read more

Where there’s smoke there’s fire: Cung Le fails drug test

Remember that photo of Cung Le prior to his Aug. 23rd fight against Michael Bisping in China? The 42-year-old Cung looked ripped to the gills and there was widespread speculation that he was on something. The suspicions were confirmed on Tuesday when the UFC released the following statement: “UFC middleweight Cung Le tested positive for … Read more

Tim Kennedy has some thoughts on Weidman vs. Belfort in Brazil

Number six ranked middleweight Tim Kennedy’s reaction to UFC President Dana White saying former TRT user Vitor Belfort could get his title shot against Chris Weidman in Brazil (via Facebook): “I realize that my boss can do whatever he wants. But it seems ridiculous to even consider having Belfort fight for the title in Brazil. … Read more

Demetrious Johnson defends title against Chris Cariaso at UFC 177

Following Demetrious Johnson‘s win over a PED user in June, UFC.com has the news on the flyweight champ’s next title defense: UFC 177 in Sacramento now has a co-main event, as Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson defends his UFC flyweight title against Chris “Kamikaze” Cariaso, making the August 30 event a championship doubleheader, headlined by the rematch … Read more

Chael Sonnen tests positive for HGH and EPO on second test

We reported that former UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen failed a drug test a couple of weeks ago, testing positive for anastrozole and clomiphene. However, Sonnen is back in the news again for another failed drug test according to MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani: Chael Sonnen tested positive for four banned substances earlier this month in a second random … Read more

Inside MMA: Ken Shamrock talks steroids in MMA *VIDEO*

UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock talked about steroid use in mixed martial arts and provides suggestions on how he thinks it can be stopped during an interview on AXS TV’S INSIDE MMA with series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten. Also, Ed Soares gives an update on the recovery of Anderson Silva and when he may be able to return to action.