Gleison Tibau handed 2-year suspension for positive drug test

UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau has withdrawn his appeal for a recent positive drug test and will accept a two-year suspension for his infraction.Tibau tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO) both in and out of competition surrounding his fight this past November against Abel Trujillo.Immediately following the revelation of the positive test, Tibau said he would appeal the verdict...
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February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC’s Gleison Tibau Failed Two Drug Tests Says USADA

It was recently announced that UFC fighter Gleison Tibau had tested positive for EPO during an out-of-competition drug test some time prior to UFC Fight Night 77 last month, but it’s now emerged that he failed again at a later date. According to the U.S Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the 32 year-old also tested positive for […]
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December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Gleison Tibau provisionally suspended by USADA

The UFC announced on Friday that Gleison Tibau has been “provisionally suspended” due to a potential failed out-of-competition drug test by USADA. That test comes from his last fight, which was against Abel Trujillo at UFC Fight Night 77. The UFC issued the following statement on the matter: “The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has notified both Gleison Tibau and UFC that...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC’s Gleison Tibau Suspended For Potential Doping Violation

UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau (pictured) was issued a provisional suspension by the USADA Friday. Very little information was released regarding the potential doping violation, but the 32-year-old is facing at least a two-year ban. “The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has notified both Gleison Tibau and UFC that he has been provisionally suspended due to a potential Anti-Doping...
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Gleison Tibau suspended for potential anti-doping violation

Veteran UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau has been provisionally suspended due to a potential anti-doping violation stemming from an out of competition drug test administered by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).UFC officials announced the suspension on Friday."The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has notified both Gleison Tibau and UFC that he has been provisionally suspended...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Ferguson Taps Out Gleison Tibau Quickly At UFC 184

Tony Ferguson impressed tonight in the main card opener at UFC 184 with a first round stoppage victory over seasoned veteran Gleison Tibau. Round One: Ferguson with a leg kick to start. Tibau with a head kick attempt, but falls to the mat off of it and has to scramble back up. Ferguson back to the leg kick now. He moves forward with purpose to land another one. He continues...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Gleison Tibau Outpoints Norman Parke At UFC Fight Night 59

Gleison Tibau managed to outpoint Norman Parke by split decision tonight at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston. Round One: Parke with a body kick to start that’s blocked. He tries a couple of spinning kicks that Tibau moves away from. Parke into the clinch briefly, but Tibau breaks away. Tibau lands a left hand after a Parke kick. Parke targeting the body with a punch. Tibau checks...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jorege Masvidal Out, Gleison Tibau In Against Norman Parke at UFC Fight Night Boston

An undisclosed injury has forced Jorege Masvidal out of his January 18 scrap against Norman Parke. On Thursday, the UFC confirmed veteran Gleison Tibau (pictured) has agreed to step in and battle Parke at UFC Fight Night 59. Tibau has won four of his last five fights, including two straight. The Brazilian most recently took a split decision over Piotr Hallmann in September. Parke...
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Gleison Tibau Beats Piotr Hallmann By Split Decision At UFC Fight Night 51

Despite beginning to fade in the third round, Gleison Tibau just did enough in the first two rounds of his fight with Piotr Hallmann at UFC Fight Night 51 this evening in Brazil to help secure a split decision victory. Round One: Hallmann with a leg ick to start. Powerful body kick from Tibau that knocks his opponent off-balance. Tibau immediately unleashes with some hard strikes...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Pat Healy Faces Must-Win Against Gleison Tibau at UFC Fight Night Atlantic City

A lightweight affair between Gleison Tibau (pictured) and Pat Healy has been added to UFC Fight Night Atlantic City. UFC officials confirmed the tango Tuesday. Both athletes are looking to bounce back from disappointing performances. Tibau had his two-fight winning streak abruptly snapped when he was knocked out by Michael Johnson in December. Surprisingly, Healy finds himself in...
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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