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Fighters who had been caught using PEDs

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by KazDibiase, Dec 24, 2016.

  1. KazDibiase "My style is kneeing people in the face."

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    Which fighter got the most and least backlash when they've been caught using PEDs? A fighter who was caught but still manage to have their good reputation? A fighter who went downhill career wise when they've gotten caught?
     
  2. CereserBr Banned Banned

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    People here seem to love Chael and hate Cyborg...
     
  3. AceCooch Ace Land

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    Good rep? Romero, Belfort, Lyoto, Chael, Anderson, Wandy

    Bad Rep? Nick Diaz, Jon Jones, Lesnar

    I think Nick has taken the most backlash
    Lesnar let off the easiest
     
  4. Ottawaguy Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    To me using is cheating, no matter who does it.
     
  5. Curly Peibce Banned Banned

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    There was a time when Josh Barnett was thought never to fight in the UFC ever again do to a failed drug test that cancelled an old mma org.

    Also i think he popped like 3x's in his career.
     
  6. Gungarr4831 Orange Belt

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    I can't stand chael, his voice and general attitude annoys me but even without that i have no respect for anyone who pops, it's a professional sport at the highest level, no excuses are justified, fight clean or do something else for a living.
     
  7. lyndon955 Purple Belt

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    lol wtf are you talking about? No one ever talks shit about Nick for being a pot head, well very rarely anyway

    Barnett never gets any hate on here (he is a cool guy so I kinda get it) despite the fact he's a prolific steroid cheat, and one could argue him getting popped destroyed an entire organisation.

    Lyoto doesn't deserve hate as he was using DHEA which had only been banned a few months before and is a supplement you can buy at your local shop.
     
  8. AceCooch Ace Land

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    I meant career backlash.. but Nick is under appreciated/rated due to his pot smoking
     
  9. peterparker66 Black Belt

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    Nate the great didn't seem to get a lot of hate and he popped serval times if I'm correct .
    Vitor i think has copt a lot of flack and rightfully so i guess the guy was a killer and now looks very sub par since being off TRT .
     
  10. JonesBonesJonny Banned Banned

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    Nick has never been caught using peds
     
  11. lyndon955 Purple Belt

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    I would politely disagree, Nick's a great fighter but he hasn't won a fight in just over 5 years, that's probably why he's under appreciated.
     
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    Frank Mir and it's not even close.

    He basically gets a pass since most people figure his career is over anyway, and his "kangaroo meat" excuse was worth a few chuckles. (and also 'Murica)
     

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