There has been much talk over the last two years of the UFC having the “best anti-doping program in professional sports” but it seems they may be backing up the talk. In conversation with Joe Rogan on the JRE Experience, UFC Vice President of athlete performance Jeff Novitzky revealed that the UFC are now employing cutting edge technology on behalf of USADA
In the latest of our regular pieces looking back at 2017 from an anti-doping perspective, we investigate the spate of positives from fighters newly signed to the UFC.
In Part 1 of our roundup of 2017 from an anti-doping perspective we looked at the fights that didn’t happen. In Part 2, we round-up the “most tested” match-ups of the year.
Two years into the UFC anti-doping program, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) continue to have an impact on the sport. In the first of a series of weekly pieces looking at the highs and lows of 2017 from an anti-doping perspective, we look at the fights that didn’t happen.
As the world went to war in 1914 Cycling was in its infancy. The Tour de France was just ten years old, the Giro d'Italia only five. It was a hard-mans sport, races held over hundreds of kilometres, on dirt roads, on cobbles, and for many of their riders their careers would end with the onset of war.
After the confusion surrounding Andrea Lee's delayed debut, a simple graphic explaining who needs to go in the testing pool, and how long they need to spend there before they can compete in the UFC.