Another UFC fighter caught doping

Ali Bagautinov has been suspended for one year after testing positive for Recombinant Human Erythropoietin (EPO) on June 2nd during an out-of-competition drug test leading up to his championship bout with flyweight title-holder Demetrious Johnson at UFC 174. The British Columbia Athletic Commission announced the news on Thursday. The fact that this comes right on … Read more

Metamoris releases official statement regarding Chael Sonnen: Drugs won’t help him against Galvao

Metamoris Founder Ralek Gracie has released the following statement regarding Chael Sonnen, his recent failed drug tests, and his participation in the upcoming Metamoris 4 event being held August 9th in L.A. Sonnen’s involvement in the event is (was?) quite a boon for the grappling community, and it would definitely suck for the promotion to … Read more

FOX Sports Fires Chael Sonnen: Official Statement

Following a second failed drug test, this time for HGH and EPO, Chael Sonnen has been released from his broadcasting duties with FOX Sports. 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

Jon Jones: ‘Chael Sonnen’s done steroids throughout his whole career’

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During his appearance on UFC Tonight on Fuel TV on Tuesday, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones was asked about a recent statement he made about Chael Sonnen saying he lacked a “championship soul”. Jones clarified what he meant…

Shah Bobonis Blog: PED Problems in MMA

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It seems a month doesn’t go by where we don’t hear of at least one positive test for banned substances in Mixed Martial Arts. Lots of different opinions on what needs to be done to clean the sport up float around but not much gets done in the way of change to the current norms.

Bisping releases statement regarding Belfort’s TRT use

Michael Bisping suffered a second round TKO loss to Vitor Belfort at UFC on FX 7 last month. It was revealed after the fight that Belfort had received a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) for Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) before the fight.

MMA Tonight with guest Josh Gross: Rampage’s UFC exodus, Couture to Spike, PEDs in MMA

The MMA Tonight crew returned this week to talk all things mixed martial arts with ESPN reporter and veteran MMA journalist Josh Gross. Josh and the guys talked about Rampage Jackson’s UFC exodus and what the future holds for him, UFC President Dana White’s reaction to Randy Couture signing with Spike TV, the growth potential for Bellator moving forward and much more.

Alistair Overeem cleared to fight, NSAC approves license for UFC 156 fight with ‘Bigfoot’

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On Tuesday, “The Demolition Man” attended a hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, who cleared him to fight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 156 in Las Vegas on Feb. 2.

Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante: Positive for banned substance following Mike Kyle win

Another fighter has apparently failed a drug test. Strikeforce light heavyweight Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante has tested positive for a banned substance according to the California Athletic State Athletic Commission