Found May 13, 2013 on The Flying Knee MMA:
PLAYERS: Ben Askren
Bellator fighters continue to come out with interesting comments regarding their organization, with the latest being a drug-testing related comment from welterweight champ Ben Askren. The undefeated champ took to twitter earlier today claiming that he has only been drug tested once by the organization. Just read the article on why Bellator fighters don’t fail drug tests.Hard to fail a test when you don’t take it.Only been tested once! — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) May 13, 2013 Don’t really care that we aren’t tested bc cheaters will cheat no matter what!Just thought the articles was really silly. — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) May 13, 2013   Even though Askren has only been tested once by a commission since joining Bellator, he had agreed to submit himself to thorough testing through the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) prior to his last title defense against Karl Amoussou. He has been a vocal advocate for scrutinous drug-testing policies While drug-testing typically falls under the ...

Ben Askren: Bellator Barely Drug Tests Fighters

Have you ever wondered why UFC fighters are primarily the only mixed martial artists getting popped for taking performance-enhancing substances, while Bellator appears to have the squeakiest clean athletes on the planet? Well, reigning Bellator welterweight champ Ben Askren (pictured) offers up a very simple explanation for that. Bellator hardly ever drug tests. “Just read the...
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