UFC superstar Conor Mcgregor has not had any USADA testing for the 2022 calendar year
Wear the Mc Gregor name has its own advantages and with it comes compensation and exemption. The biggest complaint other fighters have with McGregor is that he gets away with a lot of things, though. USADA as the anti-doping governing body should not grant any immunity.
However, that hasn’t been the case according to reports suggesting that Mcgregor is yet to be tested in 2022, with rumors of his return still swirling around the internet.
On the contrary, Henry Cejudo, who confirmed after UFC 273 that he would soon make his long-awaited return, has already been tested four times. Cejudo and Mcgregor have gone back and forth on several occasions, most recently when the Olympic gold medalist mocked training footage of the Irishman.
Jed I Goodman reported saying: ‘
As of May 19, Conor McGregor still shows no USADA test in 2022.
The last number of tests displayed is Q3 2021: 1.’
“USADA Anti-Doping Is the Worst Testing Program” – Derek Brunson Blames USADA for Hindering His Business Travel and Private Affairs
The MMA community now knows that UFC fighters must keep USADA [United States Anti-Doping Agency] aware of their location and activities outside the octagon at all times. This applies to their location even between fights, which doesn’t seem fair to a lot of fighters.
Fighters have faced the wrath of the association for messing with the system – MMA superstar Nick Diaz remains the prime example. There has been some resistance from the fighting community lately regarding the implementation, as well as speculation regarding confidentiality and whether or not this constant monitoring should merit employee status. athletes. One even talked about 24/7 monitoring, but now it’s clear that fighters won’t follow those rules.
Middleweight contender Derek Brunson took to his Twitter platform to unmask USADA and said times are tougher for current fighters with new obligations. He said, ‘@usantidoping has got to be the worst testing program. Imagine trying to run business outside of the octagon and having to catch quick flights to check out properties, have a family and other things going on, etc. There are several athletes here who take pediatricians but none fail. Recover your GPS function. Giving someone a failed locate is not the same as someone failing a pediatric test….’
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