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UFC 184 drug test results come back clean; however ...

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We're not out of the woods just yet.

For now, we can celebrate the fact that all 22 fighters who competed at the UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) event last month (Feb. 28, 2015) in Los Angeles, Calif., tested negative (urine) for performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs), as well as a clean carbon isotope ratio (CIR) test performed on an undisclosed combatant, according to


Each fighter on the "Rousey vs. Zingano" fight card also submitted blood samples, and that could take up to an additional week to return the results, so consider this "part one" of the UFC 184 drug test results. Or perhaps "part two," since we already went a few rounds with Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano.

And most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans are walking on egg shells these days when it comes to drug tests, particularly after the rough start we had to 2015. Perhaps the new testing procedures from UFC can help weed out the repeat offenders, or at the very least, serve as a deterrent.

Time will tell...

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