Jon Jones given reduced USADA suspension, eligible to return Oct 28th

Jon Jones

Jon Jones reportedly provided evidence on other cheaters to reduce his sentence. Well, the old adage, “snitches get stitches” isn’t necessarily true. Sometimes they get radically reduced suspensions and the ability to headline a card at MSG. Jon Jones was dealt a 15-month sentence, retroactive to July 28th, 2017. Thus making him eligible to return on … Read moreJon Jones given reduced USADA suspension, eligible to return Oct 28th

USADA hands Fabricio Werdum 2 year suspension for positive test

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Fabricio Werdum suspended two years by USADA for a failed test for Trenbolone USADA announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will undergo a two-year suspension due to a  failed drug test. Werdum tested positive for trenbolone and its metabolite epitrenbolone following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on April 25, 2018. Trenbolone is an androgen … Read moreUSADA hands Fabricio Werdum 2 year suspension for positive test

USADA was all over Darren Till this week. Tested him three times.

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Darren Till has himself a title fight this weekend and the most important fight of his life. After missing weight in his last fight against Stephen Wonderboy Thompson, all eyes were on him for this latest camp. He’s been harassed by fans and media about missing weight and understandably, he knew it would happen. He … Read moreUSADA was all over Darren Till this week. Tested him three times.

Pair of DWCS fighters get six-month suspensions from USADA

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The USADA Monster strikes again, targeting a pair of Dana White Contender Series fighters. Man oh man, it’s tough out there these days. Two youngsters who earned wins via The Dana White Contender Series found themselves suspended and fined as a result of failed USADA tests for marijuana. Darn those DWCS kids. Yep, the devil’s … Read morePair of DWCS fighters get six-month suspensions from USADA

Anderson Silva on his way back sooner than expected

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Anderson Silva accepted a retroactive 1-year suspension from USADA Anderson Silva is going to be eligible to fight again in November. USADA today stated that they have reached an agreement with Silva after they traced the results of his failed test to a pharmacy known for producing tainted supplements. For Silva, it is a redemption of … Read moreAnderson Silva on his way back sooner than expected

Fabricio Werdum issues statement on possible USADA failure

Fabricio Werdum

Fabricio Werdum, surprise, surprise, have no idea what could have happened. Yesterday came the news that Fabricio Werdum had run afoul of USADA for an unnamed infraction as part of an out of competition test. We printed the UFC’s press statement, and now Fabricio has released his own.  In it he states. “Hey guys, I … Read moreFabricio Werdum issues statement on possible USADA failure

UFC Statement on Fabricio Werdum USADA notification

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Fabricio Werdum was notified that he might have failed a USADA test Yesterday we reported on the rumors that Fabricio Werdum could be headed to Moscow to face Alexey Oleynik. Today, the news was confirmed, however, there’s now a wrench int he works. USADA has thrown their hat into the mix and now we’re left … Read moreUFC Statement on Fabricio Werdum USADA notification

USADA be kidding me. USADA to start Twitter honoring clean fighters

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Welcome to the age of interim titles and second place participation trophies. It’s been announced that the UFC and USADA will be honoring those who have continually tested clean. How? By starting a Twitter account and tweeting about it. Maybe next, bumper stickers will be made for UFC fighter parents that say, “My child has … Read moreUSADA be kidding me. USADA to start Twitter honoring clean fighters

Ben Rothwell accepts 2-year USADA ban for Testosterone use

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USADA gets another fighter in their net and suspends Rothwell for two years Ben Rothwell today accepted a 2-year ban from USADA for his use of Testosterone in 2017 without a therapeutic use exemption (TUE). He initially tested positive in February in 2017 and the suspension is retroactive to that date. So, Ben Rothwell will … Read moreBen Rothwell accepts 2-year USADA ban for Testosterone use

Oh USADA, Cynthia Calvillo gets 6 month suspension for marijuana

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Cynthia Calvillo accepts a 6-month suspension for marijuana use Man oh man, USADA isn’t missing a beat. If it’s not tainted meat, it’s bad dick pills. If it’s not that, it’s something as simple as a little weed. Cynthia Calvillo is the latest fighter to get tripped up after failing an in-competition test associated with … Read moreOh USADA, Cynthia Calvillo gets 6 month suspension for marijuana

Derrick Lewis shares one of the funniest MMA videos I’ve seen

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Derrick Lewis reposted this clip, made by the wildly funny UFC Fighter Edits.

Derrick Lewis shares the funniest stuff.  It amazes me how talented people are. I mean, everyone has something they excel at. Some people are good writers, some people (ahem, Evan Shoman) are amazing artists and some people have the ability to create hilarious animations. This post falls into the third category.

I was checking out Instagram and I came across this post, by the always entertaining Instagram account of Derrick Lewis. The video was created by the fine folks at UFC Fighter Edits and it depicts a scene from Home Alone, with Brock Lesnar and USADA.

The video is awesome, so I had to share it with you savages here at MikeSwick.com.

Lmao @ufcfighteredits

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James Mulheron accepts one year USADA suspension for Clomiphene

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Brittish fighter James Mulheron only appeared once for the UFC. Heavyweight James Mulheron is another in a long line of fighters who were taken down by USADA. He failed an out of competition test for the drug Clomiphene. Evan Shoman first reported the failure back in November.  The failure came as a result of a sample … Read moreJames Mulheron accepts one year USADA suspension for Clomiphene

Jon Jones took a polygraph exam to prove he didn’t knowingly cheat

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Jon Jones felt it necessary to submit to a polygraph to try and prove his innocence. So this is where we are now MMA? This is clearly why we can’t have nice things. Jon Jones failed his drug test for his fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 214. He failed for the drug Turinabol and … Read moreJon Jones took a polygraph exam to prove he didn’t knowingly cheat

USADA strikes again! Jessica Penne agrees to 18-month suspension.

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Jessica Penne agreed with an eighteen-month suspension after failing a test in March. Jessica Penne is in the news for all the wrong reasons. USADA sunk their teeth into another fighter, and this time it was Penne. She was tested on March 2oth, 2017 and while her test did not show any failure, it was … Read moreUSADA strikes again! Jessica Penne agrees to 18-month suspension.

Jon Jones passed his UFC 214 Post-Fight drug screening

Jon Jones

The curious case of Jon Jones. Jon Jones defeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 with a vicious headkick to earn back his Light Heavyweight title and complete and what was a journey back to respectability.  He was cheered and praised for both his fight and how glowingly he spoke of Daniel Cormier post-fight. It seemed … Read moreJon Jones passed his UFC 214 Post-Fight drug screening