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NSAC confirms Vitor Belfort passed three random drug tests ahead of UFC 184 -- with more still to come

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Not all drug testing news these days is bad, as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort recently passed three random drug tests ahead of his UFC 184 title fight opposite Chris Weidman, scheduled for the UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) main event on Feb. 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

"Both him and his wife have been extremely cooperative, polite, professional and friendly throughout this process," Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Executive Director Bob Bennett told MMA Fighting. "They have been consummate pros to date."

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We've reached the point in mixed martial arts (MMA) where people are gushing over negative drug tests and cooperative athletes, something that should be the rule, not the exception.

Belfort is being tested by NSAC despite the fact that his upcoming fight takes place in California because "The Phenom" had to prove to the "Sin City" commission he could pass a drug test for competing, as part of his licensing agreement at last year's disciplinary hearing.

The Brazilian has a history of pissing hot.

Regulators in "The Golden State" are expected to take over those responsibilities as we get closer to fight night and according to the report, have already tested Weidman, who passed with flying colors.

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