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Josh Barnett Cleared to Return to UFC After Arbitration with USADA Over Doping Case

Josh Barnett can finally resume his UFC career. The former heavyweight champion has been sidelined since Dec. 9, 2016 when USADA officials announced that an out of competition drug test had been flagged as a potential violation of the UFC's anti-doping policy. Barnett has remained unavailable while on a provisional suspension...

USADA Suspends Mirko Cro Cop From The UFC For Two Years

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBCoLfr3qWY The United States Anti-Doping Agency released a statement today saying that Mirko Filipovic, better known as Mirko Cro Cop, has officially been suspended from UFC competition for two years.  Cro Cop had admitted to having human growth hormone, a banned substance, mixed with blood plasma injections intended to speed...

USADA Releases 3rd Quarter 2015 UFC Drug Test Figures Early

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR7IqzwgGeU Officially, the United States Anti-Doping Association was supposed to be releasing the first quarterly round of UFC drug testing statistics on their website. Instead, the athlete search page went up a little early. There's still supposed to be a more detailed page with all results coming tomorrow, but this...

Roy Nelson On UFC’s USADA Drug Testing: “It Doesn’t Matter”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5MQsDDfqLg As part of the hype for his main event fight against Josh Barnett this Saturday night (Sunday morning local time) at the UFC Fight Night card in Saitama, Japan, "Big Country" Roy Nelson talked to Fox Sports. Being that this is his first fight since UFC brought in the...

Vitor Belfort Blood Test Showed Elevated Testosterone Before Jon Jones Fight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnSeQ0Q7xC4 At Deadspin, veteran mixed martial arts journalist Josh Gross has published a detailed article about Vitor Belfort's testosterone use stemming from a misdirected email sent three years ago. Apparently, an email with a PDF of Belfort's blood test results were mistakenly sent to 29 different people in the MMA world...