Ex-UFC Middleweight Bevon Lewis Suspended 6 Months for Positive Marijuana Test

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended Bevon Lewis six months for a positive marijuana test stemming from his Nov. 7 bout at UFC on ESPN 17. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Chi Lewis-Parry suspended 4 years by USADA for multiple banned substances, falsifying evidence

Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images It appears Chi Lewis-Parry’s UFC career has ended before he ever stepped foot inside the octagon. The kickboxing standout has been suspended for four years by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for violating the UFC’s anti-doing policy. Lewis-Parry was in the promotion’s testing pool despite not having a […]

Yair Rodriguez suspended six months by USADA for failing to file location for random testing

Yair Rodriguez | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Yair Rodriguez will have to wait until 2021 to resume his career. The featherweight contender received a six-month suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency for violating the UFC’s anti-doping policy by failing to file his location for testing three times in the past 12 months. USADA officials […]

Marc-Andre Barriault has UFC win overturned, is suspended and fined for positive drug test

It took Marc-Andre Barriault four tries to pick up his first UFC victory, but he finally secured it June 20 – or so he thought. Wednesday, Barriault’s first promotional victory, earned against Oskar Piechota at UFC on ESPN 11, was overturned to a no contest by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) at its monthly meeting. […]

Niko Price Suspended, Fined $8,500 for Positive Marijuana Test at UFC Fight Night 178

Niko Price has been suspended six months and fined $8,500 for a positive marijuana test in relation to his welterweight bout against Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 178 on Sept. 19. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC’s Niko Price suspended, fined $8,500 for traces of marijuana in system

UFC welterweight Niko Price is the most recent fighter disciplined by the Nevada Athletic Commission for traces of marijuana (carboxy-THC) being found in his system. On Wednesday, Price was handed a six-month suspension and fined $8,500, prosecution fees of $145.36, and had the result of his UFC Fight Night 178 fight against Donald Cerrone overturned […]

Niko Price suspended six months after testing positive for marijuana, ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone fight overturned to no-contest

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC UFC welterweight Niko Price will be sidelined six months after the Nevada State Athletic Commission handed down a suspension following a positive drug test for marijuana following his fight against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in September. The commission issued the sanction during a monthly meeting on Wednesday. In addition to his […]

UFC heavyweight Raphael Pessoa suspended one year by USADA for failed drug test

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images UFC heavyweight Raphael Pessoa has accepted a one year sanction handed down by the United States Anti-Doping Agency after failing an out-of-competition drug test earlier this year. According to USADA officials in a statement released on Monday, the Brazilian tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) and its metabolites […]

Coaches Henri Hooft, Greg Jones suspended for breaching COVID-19 protocol before Bellator 253

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Two prominent MMA coaches have been suspended and their fighter has been fined for breaching COVID-19 protocol ahead of Bellator 253. Sanford MMA coaches Henri Hooft and Greg Jones were suspended for three months by Mohegan Tribe Athletic Department of Athletic Regulation head Mike Mazzulli after a video of them breaking quarantine […]

Kevin Croom suspended by Nevada Commission after testing positive for marijuana, Niko Price also facing sanction

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC UFC newcomer Kevin Croom made his octagon debut on one day’s notice and pulled off an improbable submission win in just 31 seconds, but that didn’t save him from a suspension handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. On Wednesday during the commission’s monthly meeting, Croom was suspended for […]

UFC Heavyweight Chase Sherman Suspended 9 Months for Anti-Doping Violation

UFC heavyweight Chase Sherman has been suspended for nine months for an anti-doping violation related to an in-competition sample collected on May 13, USADA announced Tuesday. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC heavyweight Chase Sherman suspended 9 months by USADA following failed drug test

Chase Sherman | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC heavyweight Chase Sherman has been suspended for nine months by the United States Anti-Doping Agency following a failed drug test. USADA officials announced the news on Tuesday while confirming Sherman tested positive for anastrozole — an anti-estrogen drug that is banned at all times for athletes competing […]

Alex Davis: Duda Santana suspended by USADA for two years, released by UFC

Duda Santana (left) lost to Bea Malecki in her only UFC appearance in 2019. | Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports Duda Santana’s UFC career has come to an end after the Brazilian bantamweight tested positive for a banned substance, her manager Alex Davis confirmed to MMA Fighting on Monday. “Cowboyzinha” tested positive for selective androgen receptor […]

Aleksander Doskalchuk Suspended 14 Months for USADA Anti-Doping Violation

Would-be UFC competitor Aleksander Doskalchuk has accepted a 14-month suspension from USADA for a violation of the promotion’s anti-doping policy. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

PFL veteran Glaico Franca suspended for positive steroid test, but sentence already served

Ryan Loco, PFL PFL veteran Glaico Franca finally found out his fate for a positive steroid test inOctober 2019. But due to a lengthy delay issuing the sanction, the Brazilian has already served his sentence. On Wednesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission voted unanimously for an adjudication agreement where Franca received a nine-month suspension retroactive to […]

Bruno Silva suspended two years after independent arbitrator upholds USADA sanction

Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting Bruno Silva will have to wait until at least 2021 before he can make his UFC debut. On Monday, the United States Anti-Doping Agency announced that the Brazilian fighter would face a two-year suspension after he tested positive for “boldenone and its metabolite, 5β-androst-1-en-17β-hydroxy-3-one, at a level inconsistent with boldenone meat […]

Rachael Ostovich suspended by USADA following failed drug test

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC flyweight competitor Rachael Ostovich has been suspended by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency following a failed drug test for two different banned substances. According to USADA officials, Ostovich tested positive for ostarine and GW1516 following an out-of-competition drug test administered on Jan. 3. Both substances are banned at all times for […]

Kelvin Gastelum suspended by USADA for second doping violation for marijuana

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Former UFC middleweight title contender Kelvin Gastelum has accepted a nine-month suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency following a positive drug test stemming from his last fight at UFC 244 in New York on Nov. 3, 2019. His suspension was later reduced by five months after he completed a drug […]

UFC 249 medical suspensions: Tony Ferguson suspended; Justin Gaethje has clean bill of health

It will probably take significantly longer, but Tony Ferguson won’t fight again for at least another 60 days. One half of the UFC 249 headliner, Ferguson (25-4 MMA, 15-2 UFC) battled Justin Gaethje for 23:39 before suffering a TKO loss. For the majority of the fight, Ferguson absorbed shot after shot from Gaethje (22-2 MMA, […]

Reaction video: UFC 249 is postponed, and all future events are suspended. Now what?

At the directive of Disney and ESPN executives, the UFC made the decision Thursday to postpone UFC 249 and all future scheduled events in the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic. Although an argument can be made the decision came too late, the plug was finally pulled to call off the April 18 pay-per-view and […]

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