The California State Athletic Commission on Monday announced the suspension of light heavyweight Rafael Cavalcante's license after he tested positive for stanozolol metabolites, a banned anobolic agent.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to fine and suspend Muhammed Lawal following a positive for anabolic steroids in January.
Steroids have been part of the sporting landscape for some time now, but mixed martial artists seem to be paying attention to only one side of the cost-benefit equation.
UFC lightweight champion Sean Sherk was on the fast track to success -- until he tested positive for steroids after a fight this past summer.
The California State Athletic Commission has suspended UFC featherweight Brian Ortega for nine months after he tested positive for an anabolic steroid on July 26.
Lightweight Thiago Tavares tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone, following his Jan. 19 loss in Rio de Janeiro, UFC announced Wednesday on its website.
Recently retired light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar and heavyweight Dave Herman failed their respective UFC 153 postfight drug tests, a source told ESPN.com on Friday.
The March 11 light heavyweight bout between James Irvin and Houston Alexander has been canceled due to a positive drug test submitted by Irvin prior to a Dec. 2 fight in California.
Mixed martial arts fighter Royce Gracie tested positive for traces of the banned anabolic steroid Nandrolone, Sherdog.com reported Thursday.