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Premier Boxing fighter tests positive for steroid stanozolol

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Heavyweight Andrzej Wawrzyk, who was due to challenge Deontay Wilder for his world title on Feb. 25 in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions card on Fox in prime time, has tested positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol.

Wawrzyk and Wilder were being randomly tested — blood and urine — under the rules of the WBC’s Clean Boxing Program, which is overseen by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association.… Continue Reading...

MMA: Brock Lesnar suspended for one year in doping case

 

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Brock Lesnar’s MMA future remains uncertain, but the results of his doping case no longer are.

The former UFC heavyweight champion was suspended one year by USADA for failing two drug tests in relation to UFC 200 in July, the UFC’s anti-doping partner announced Wednesday in a press release. Lesnar is eligible to return to the Octagon on July 15, 2017, one year after his provisional USADA suspension began.… Continue Reading...

Another UFC fighter suspended for steroids

The boys and girls at United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) are not playing around.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Ricardo Abreu has been suspended for two years by USADA after an out-of-competition test taken on June 3 showed that Abreu tested positive for steroids; specifically Norandrosterone and noretiocholanolone, according to USADA.Continue Reading...

Did Kimbo Slice’s death result from his use of anabolic steroids?

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Mixed martial artist and UFC fighter Kimbo Slice has died at the age of 42, multiple sources have confirmed.

Slice, who was born in the Bahamas as Kevin Ferguson and rose to fame through street fighting videos on YouTube, was hospitalized in Coral Springs, Florida on Monday for undisclosed reasons.… Continue Reading...

UFC: Smells Like Steroids? New Testing Will Target Meatheads

Steroids, juice, PEDs (performance enhancing drugs), anabolic, Barry Bonds; all terms used to describe one thing, cheating. The UFC is no stranger to this wave of drug cheats in MMA (mixed martial arts) and their new stricter drug testing policies have already started to yield massive results. The collateral damage caused may be a high price to pay when guys like Aderson Silva and Jon Jones (albeit for cocaine) fall foul of a doping screen, but it’s a small sacrafice in the big picture.… Continue Reading...

“Steroids in MMA have been abused for years, and they continue to be to this day”

Joe Rogan: Vitor Belfort Looked Like An Alien With Muscles On His Teeth

Mixed martial arts has been the subject of much controversy over the past year and more, due to the massive amounts of drug busts in the sport. The UFC in particular has seen numerous athletes popped for steroids, marijuana, cocaine and elevated testosterone levels, and of course the time that Thiago Silva gave a dog pee sample.… Continue Reading...

Gilbert Melendez Tests Positive For Steroids In UFC 188 Loss To Eddie Alvarez

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MMA veteran tested positive for testosterone in his June 13th fight with , a fight that Melendez ended up losing anyway at in Mexico City, Mexico.

Because of the fact that the drug test failure took place before July 1st, when the UFC’s new policy goes into effect, Melendez will only be serving a one-year suspension.… Continue Reading...

MMA: Anderson Silva News – Champ’s Olympic Dreams Have Been Put to a Stop

Despite facing a pair of failed drug tests that could tarnish the legacy he has worked tirelessly to craft, former UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva made no secret of his desire to represent Brazil in taekwondo when the summer Olympics foes to his homeland next year. But as reported by Cagewriter, that dream is now dead.… Continue Reading...

MMA: Bellator’s Mike Richman’s PED Suspension and a New Era for MMA

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Who would have thought a Bellator suspension would set the example for how to tackle performance-enhancing drugs in MMA?

Bantamweight fighter Mike Richman failed a drug test after his Bellator 137 fight with former Bellator champion Eduardo Dantas. Richman was popped for the anabolic steroid drostanolone, if you want to get into the real specifics.… Continue Reading...

UFC hires BALCO investigator Jeff Novitzky for ‘clean initiative education program’

The UFC today announced the hiring of a prominent anti-doping figure as part of its ongoing efforts to ensure clean competition within the promotion’s octagon.

Former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigator Jeff Novitzky, who came to national prominence through his role in the BALCO doping scandal that rocked Major League Baseball, joins the UFC as vice president of athlete health and performance.… Continue Reading...