Drug Test Aside...

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  1. phd

    phd Brown Belt

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    Why didn't Wand apply for a license? This is the relevant question, since it's the reason he lost the fight.

    It's easy to figure out why a guy would avoid a drug test. What isn't easy to figure out is his lack of application. He lives in Vegas. Fighting is his job. He's a vet...he has to know better.
     
  2. Degen Gambler

    Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    He knew he would get tested as soon as he applied and he hadn't finished his cycle yet.
     
  3. Rex Kwon Do

    Rex Kwon Do ál-ḥámdúlílláh

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    He lost the fight? I guess you mean "lost the opportunity to fight"?
     
  4. Andre Xiong

    Andre Xiong Silver Belt Professional Fighter

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    Yeah are the Diaz bros. managing Wand or what? This was on Wands plate for many months and in his backyard. Need to hear Wands side and not just Sonnen and DFW.
     
  5. countswagula

    countswagula Gold Belt

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    Maybe he was on something at the time? Although that begs the question on why he'd be at LA in the first place.
     
  6. Reverse Flash

    Reverse Flash Lost In Time Platinum Member

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    Who cares. He's gonna fade into obscurity. Nobody wants to see his face in a UFC poster.
     
  7. Andre Xiong

    Andre Xiong Silver Belt Professional Fighter

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    Taking pages From Chael's book lol.
     
  8. countswagula

    countswagula Gold Belt

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    I think you mean taking books from Chael's chapter
     
  9. Berri

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    People speculate a lot, as do I, about him being on a PED cycle (regarding running from the test), but if he neglected licensure altogether I think he deliberately wasn't going to apply for this fight, and is hoping to fight someone lower on the totem pole. This could be a UFC maneuver or it could be his call. I'm sure the matchup of post-TRT fighters in Chael and Vitor is a very good (or better) draw in the previous fight's stead. I for one like this one better.
     
  10. nice
     
  11. Wand4Life

    Wand4Life Silver Belt

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    Vitor applied for his license just last week.
    So this isn't necessarily something that Wand hasn't done for 3 months or whatever. We could literally be talking about just a couple days here, keep that in mind. That's well within the range of normal mix ups or whatever.

    Avoiding that test though is an entirely different conversation....
     
  12. phd

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    Yeah I meant "lost the fight" as in, he no longer has a fight on that card.
     

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