Post Tagged with: "usada"

  • Nick Diaz to Regain UFC Eligibility at April’s End

    Nick Diaz to Regain UFC Eligibility at April’s End

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC April 9, 2018 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    UFC welterweight Nick Diaz, who has not fought since January 2015, will at least be eligible to resume his career by the end of the month. Diaz, 34, has accepted a one-year suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for missing three out-of-competition drug tests within a 12-month span. […]

     
  • UFC Told of Doping Violation by ‘Cyborg’

    UFC Told of Doping Violation by ‘Cyborg’

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC December 22, 2016 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Cris “Cyborg” Justino, the top-ranked female featherweight, has been informed by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency of a possible doping violation, the UFC said in a statement. The promotion said it was formally notified by the USADA of the potential violation Thursday. It stems from an out-of-competition collection taken Dec. 5. […]

     
  • USADA Upholds One Year Ban on Jon Jones

    USADA Upholds One Year Ban on Jon Jones

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC November 7, 2016 at 11:01 pm 0 comments

    Interim UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has been suspended one year by the United States Anti-Doping Agency. The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced the ban on Monday. Jones, 29, became the first UFC athlete to enter arbitration with USADA last month, regarding sanctions for a failed out-of-competition […]

     
  • Jon Jones, USADA Hearing Set For Oct. 31

    Jon Jones, USADA Hearing Set For Oct. 31

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC October 14, 2016 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

    Former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently scheduled to become the first UFC athlete to enter an arbitration hearing with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). An arbitration hearing has been scheduled on Oct. 31 in Los Angeles, sources told ESPN. Jones is appealing a USADA sanction, based on […]

     
  • USADA Announces Brock Lesnar Failed Second Drug Test

    USADA Announces Brock Lesnar Failed Second Drug Test

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA July 19, 2016 at 10:09 pm 0 comments

    The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has notified the UFC of a second failed drug test submitted by former heavyweight champion and WWE star Brock Lesnar. UFC officials were informed Tuesday that Lesnar, 39, failed a fight night drug test at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Results […]

     
  • Jon Jones’ B Sample Positive For Banned Substances

    Jon Jones’ B Sample Positive For Banned Substances

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA July 8, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    The results of Jon Jones’ B sample from a test administered on June 16 has confirmed the presence of a banned substance, United States Anti-Doping Agency spokesperson Ryan Madden confirmed to ESPN on Friday. On Wednesday, Jones, 28, was removed from a scheduled title bout against Daniel Cormier at UFC […]