Twitter reacts to Melendez's failed drug test

Earlier today it was revealed that Gilbert Melendez had failed his post-fight drug test at UFC 188 and would be suspended for a year. Twitter reacted with disappointment mostly.

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Mike Dolce: IV ban will be worst possible day for MMA 

Mike Dolce: "And, if that is banned, it will be the worst possible day in MMA, because you will see a lot of very serious brain injuries as a result of that."
 

Report: UFC releases 17 fighters, 14 unannounced 

The UFC released 17 fighters includung Lisa Ellis, Jessica Rakoczy, Zhang Lipeng, Luiz Dutra, Josh Sampo, Hatsu Hioki, Ryan Jimmo, and Andrew Todhunter.
 

Larkin: Tumenov's call-out couldn't have been more Russian 

Jonathan Shrager talks with rejuvenated UFC welterweight Lorenz Larkin about his welterweight resurgence, the current landscape, and his approach to MMA outside of fight camp.
 

Sonnen shoots down comeback rumors 

Chael Sonnen last stepped into the Octagon in November of 2013, and despite consistent rumors, has no plans for a return to mixed martial arts.
 

Black breaks down Mystic Mac's winning conditions 

Robin Black discusses Conor McGregor's Winning Conditions ahead of his interim featherweight title bout with Chad Mendes at UFC 189 on Saturday.
 

Aldo passed controversial out-of-competition UFC 189 drug test 

The circumstances around Jose Aldo's UFC 189 out-of-competition drug test were a bit controversial, but the champion did pass them.
 

Fighters who most often had to pull out of fights 

Nick Peralta from Sports of Anarchy compiled a comprehensive list of fight withdrawals from the major fighting organizations inlcuding the UFC, Strikeforce, and Bellator.
 

UFC 189 Embedded, Episode 5 

On Episode 5 of UFC 189 Embedded, featherweight title contender Chad Mendes continues to train hard in Sacramento, California, motivated by the magnitude of the upcoming ...
 

Gil Melendez fails PED test, suspended one year 

Gil Melendez: “Regrettably, I tested positive in my post fight urine sample for UFC 188'>UFC 188. I did not inject anything, but I am responsible and accept the consequences."
 

Penn: IVs are for wimps 

One man who applauded the USADA for their recent decision to ban IVs for rehydration was former champion and soon to be hall of fame athlete, BJ Penn.
 

Chael: Conor to cut 27 pounds this week 

Chael Sonnen: "(Conor McGregor)'s got to be 145 lbs in eight days. I don't know how he's going to do it. He's very lean. He has a very busy schedule."
 

Rousey: I got stiffed by 1st apparel sponsor, refused another until Reebok 

Ronda Rousey: "The first time I defended my title against Sara Kaufman, I wore Trauma MMA and it was only for nine thousand dollars and they still stiffed me."
 

UFC 189 results & discussion 

UFC 189 takes place Saturday, July 11th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and features both a featherweight and welterweight world title fight.
 

Invicta FC 13 results & discussion 

Invicta Fighting Championship 13 takes places Friday, July 10th at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada and features three women's title fights.
 

Hendo wants Silva, Belfort, Mousasi rematches 

Dan Henderson: "Rematches with Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort and I'd like to fight Gegard Mousasi because I didn't really get a chance to fight him the first time."
 

Jones back on the mats, and cleaning them 

Igor Araujo: "They always pick someone to clean the mat after the training, and he didn't complain he had to do it. He's a nice guy, and I look up to him inside the gym."
 
 

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