Do you think clean athletes exist within the UFC?

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  1. catching22

    catching22 White Belt

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    Personally I think they would be few and far between. One only has to look at cycling to realise how easily it is to get away with doping, and they're by far the most tested athletes in the world. Albeit they're probably micro-dosing and only getting marginal benefits from doing so.

    Whereas UFC fighters/NFL players/soccer stars don't get tested even 1/10 as often, so it would be difficult to believe that serious doping isn't very commonly practised, right?

    Surely one would have to be very naive to think otherwise in my opinion
     
  2. zephid

    zephid Silver Belt

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    There are probably some fighters who are completely clean.
     
  3. Kalmah

    Kalmah Gold Belt

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    Who the fuck knows
     
  4. Other

    Other Nope

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  5. The Swirl

    The Swirl Blue Belt

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    I think there are quite a few. Then again, I didn't think Jones was a coke hound, so what do I know?
     
  6. fightdonttweet

    fightdonttweet Banned Banned

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    You realize PEDs don't stop you from being a fatass right?

    Dude doesn't seem to give a shit about his body. I could see him roiding.
     
  7. taedium

    taedium The implication

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    Probably not they all take something at some point
     
  9. Solidrock

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    There are a few.
     
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    phatron Black Belt

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    My only pick would be cowboy. His frequency kind of negates any cycling
     
  11. Truebeliever

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    Absolutely. Not everyone has access to the state of the art undetectable PED's and masking agents, nor is everyone willing to take them. Jones having a t/e of .19 means he is using something and whatever it is it's not being detected.

    It is common, but i don't think everyone uses. Of course there is a lot of grey area too, i.e. a new drug that isn't yet banned. Also lets not pretend like you can look at a guy like BJ Penn or Roy Nelson and say if they are or arent using. Just because they don't look like they are using and are vocal avout not using doesnt mean they dont take anything, Josh Barnett is a perfect example.
     
  12. xbone19

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    gsp and fedor were clean
     
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    Caol Uno, Murilo Bustamante......oh you mean now?
     
  14. greenseeker

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    As Truebeliever implies, whatever the use rate is, it probably coincides with the rankings/pay. The guys on the undercard fighting for $5k can't afford it and have way more to lose than to gain. It's only a worthwhile gamble when you're a top ranked fighter.
     
  15. catching22

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    Surely though any intelligent fighter with even somewhat questionable ethics would be on something though, right? Whether it was blood-boosters for endurance, or diuretics to help cut weight, or testosterone or whatever
     
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    NinjaSquid Jedi Master Platinum Member

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    CM Punk is def the cleanest fighter on the entire roster
     
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  18. catching22

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    He could still micro-dose. Getting that extra 3-5% advantage while basically be undetectable unless he got tested within 24 hours of ingesting whatever
     
  19. catching22

    catching22 White Belt

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    Why Cain? A dude with that crazy endurance is ridiculously suspicious isn't he? EPO, or maybe he's blood doping. Wouldn't surprise me
     
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    SlicerDM Peace is a lie, there is only passion Double Yellow Card

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