UFC co-owners Dana White (pictured) and Lorenzo Fertitta will be hosting a special press conference Wednesday at the Red Rock Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada to discuss the drug epidemic that is tainting their product.
Stream the presser live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 1PM ET/10AM PT.
Coincidence the UFC decided to hold a press conference the day after the Nevada Athletic Commission detailed Anderson Silva’s multiple failed drug tests from UFC 183? I think not.
The UFC is in serious damage control mode, and the world’s most prestigious MMA organization is supposedly going to discuss some game changing plans to clean up the sport.
Anything short of announcing a strict regimen of random, year-round drug testing for all their athletes would be a disappointment. Tacking on heftier penalties for those who continue to cheat would be icing on the cake.
We shall see…
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