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NSAC Warns They Could Stop Working with USADA

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) wants the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to improve its communication skills. If they don't the two sides might just end their working relationship. Yesterday (Tues. January 29, 2019), a three-hour hearing in Las Vegas took place to determine the fighting future of...

Despite USADA Suspension, Fabricio Werdum Isn’t Ready To Stop Fighting

Back in September, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum was handed a two-year suspension by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Werdum tested positive for the banned substance, trenbolone. Trenbolone is an anabolic steroid that became well-known, along with several other substances, when it was administered to Russian athletes ahead...

USADA Hands UFC Flyweight Jennifer Maia Suspension For Tainted Supplement

Another UFC fighter has been handed a suspension for a tainted supplement. The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has announced that flyweight Jennifer Maia has been suspended six months for a tainted supplement. USADA released the following statement on the matter: “During an investigation into the circumstances of her case,...

Nate Diaz: USADA Can’t Come Over Anymore

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has been under a lot of criticism lately. Jon Jones recently tested for an abnormality in his system ahead of his UFC 232 fight tonight (Sat. December 29, 2018). Jones will face Alexander Gustafsson for the light heavyweight championship. However, the entire fight...

UFC Makes Changes To Drug Testing Policy

The UFC is making some big changes to its current drug testing policy. Over the past several years, fighters have run into some unfair situations with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). ESPN's Brett Okamoto reports the UFC will no longer announce violations until the fighter's case is completely...