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Florida boxing commission removes marijuana from banned substance list

Until 2019, fighters who popped for pot in Florida could expect a suspension with the state’s boxing commission’s zero-tolerance policy on the plant. On Tuesday, the Florida State Athletic Commission voted to remove marijuana from the list of banned substances for which it monitors, commission spokesperson Patrick Fargason confirmed to…
bubmag
May 5, 2021
Doping Test

UFC heavyweight Raphael Pessoa suspended two years for anti-doping violation

Brazilian heavyweight Raphael Pessoa has accepted a two-year suspension by the United States Anti-Doping Agency following his second UFC anti-doping violation. USADA officials announced the suspension on Monday. “Pessoa Nunes, 32, tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) and its metabolites chlorothiazide and 4-amino-6-chloro-1,3-benzenedisulfonamide (ACB) as the result of urine samples collected…
bubmag
May 3, 2021
Doping Test

Sean O’Malley vs. Louis Smolka targeted for UFC 264

A bantamweight matchup between Sean O’Malley and Louis Smolka is in the works for UFC 264. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans told MMA Fighting O’Malley and Smolka have verbally agreed to meet, though contracts have not yet been signed. Journalist Ryan Frederick was first to report the…
bubmag
May 3, 2021
Doping Test

TJ Dillashaw injured, out of UFC Vegas 26 headliner

TJ Dillashaw injured, out of UFC Vegas 26 headliner Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has been forced out of his UFC Vegas 26 headlining match against Corey Sandhagen due to injury. The news was first reported by C. Contreras Legaspi via Twitter and Dillashaw later confirmed that he was…
bubmag
April 28, 2021
Doping Test

Gasperini risks three-week suspension

Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini could miss the Coppa Italia Final after ‘insulting an anti-doping inspector during a surprise visit’. The anti-doping prosecutor Pierfilippo Laviani has, according to news agency ANSA, charged the Orobici coach and asked for 20 days of disqualification. The report clarifies that the Atalanta coach ‘insulted…
bubmag
April 13, 2021
Doping Test

Russian Olympic champs banned for doping

Russian Olympic athletics champions Andrei Silnov and Natalya Antyukh have each been banned for four years for doping offences, the Court of Arbitration for Sport says. Silnov and Antyukh were both charged last year with using or attempting to use a prohibited substance or method. The charges stemmed from a…
bubmag
April 7, 2021