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Drug Tests come back clean for UFC 108

ufc 108Nine fighters were tested for the use of banned substances during UFC 108, and all nine have come back as negative.

UFC 108 took place on January 2 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, feturing a main event between Rashad Evans and Thiago Silva. was recently able to obtain a full list of the athletes tested during the event from Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director, Keith Kizer.

The following athletes were tested on the day of the event: Rashad Evans, Paul Daley, Sam Stout, Jim Miller, Junior dos Santos, Martin Kampmann, Mark Munoz, Jake Ellenberger and Rafaello Oliveira.

Evans and Silva were also tested and came back clean during training in December.

  • king mah mah says:

    Every fighter should be tested before and after every event. There should be no exclusions. They should even be subjected to random tests during training. If you don’t have anything to hide then you have nothing to worry about. We should never find out after the fact that someone is using steroids or any other drug. They need to be tested more often, period.

  • Dufresne says:

    I agree about every fighter being tested, but not necessarily right before a fight.
    There are a lot of superstitious fighters that would refuse to give blood before the fight, but are more than willing to after the fight.

    I am very happy with how long the UFC has gone without a steroid bust.

  • king mah mah says:

    @Dufresne-Yeah it’s been a little while since a bust, but not that long. Plus fighters like Melvin Guillard that got busted with coke in their system should be FIRED!! It sure would be nice to have an employer that was so easy going about employees using narcotics. Same goes for Leban, Sherk, Franca, and a few others that got popped for steroids. I mean if you can’t do your job without help from drugs then you need to switch careers.

  • MMA-LOGIC says:

    Failed drug tests=
    Kit Cope
    Royce Gracie
    K. Shamrock
    Big Foot
    Baby Fedor

    Jeff Monson openly addmitts using steroids in the past. Karo and Kerr were both addicted to opiates and the system failed Diaz not the other way around.
    These are the famous guys that have been caught, but I wonder how many havn’t been that have used or use. Testing should happen randomly to every fighter who is registered, not just before and after a fight but randomly 24/7, as long as you are registered. Samples should be frozen and tested when methods of detection have improved (caught up with the cheats) aswell.

  • king mah mah says:

    Yeah, I know it might come as a suprise to people who do drugs on a regular basis, but normal people don’t need drugs to progress in their careers! If you thumbs this down, then I will assume you do drugs on a regular basis! Go ahead, thumbs it down! You drug user you!!!!!!!!!

  • king mah mah says:

    If you thumbs it down then you are GUILTY!!!!!

  • Rece Rock says:

    t”he system failed Diaz not the other way around…”

    Thats the type of enabling that has him in the position he’s in all the time… everybody feels bad for Diaz and his issues that are so out of his control… tell diaz to grow up and stop being a punk, if he needs drugs to calm his mind or gain focus then tell him to fight once a year and get high the rest of the year or go fight in japan and get as high as he wants and fight in the freak shows. No love for the diaz bros.- can they fight yea sure they can, are they punks yea sure they are.

  • PlagueAngel says:

    I don’t see anything wrong with Cannibus, but then again the media and much of the world doesn’t understand it one bit in my opinion. Has anyone noticed that since the whole steroid incident, Sean Sherk has been a completely different fighter. I know he says he wants to “put on a show”, but might he have something to hide in the fact that his takedowns and strength might be declining because of steroid use? Something to think about and it makes a bit of sense. Don’t get me wrong, I like Sherk.

  • MMA-LOGIC says:

    If Diaz wants to smoke pot it is up to him. It is not our duty to stop him and it has nothing to do with performance enhancing. So if you want to concern yourself with others choices, go ahead and be a moral crusader, just remember it is your morals not his. Perhaps if you want to push your morals on to others you should be trying to stop alcohol, a drug that causes many many times the damage to society. The system should be there to stop cheats not control what you do in your private life, that is how the system failed him.


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