Ben Rothwell suspended for two years after failed drug test

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    It all went a bit quiet after Ben Rothwell’s failed drug tests last year, but the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has revealed that ‘Big Ben’ has accepted a two-year suspension and will not be eligible to compete in the UFC until Feb. 6, 2019. MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee confirmed the news on Friday.

    Rothwell, a heavyweight veteran of seventeen years, tested positive for “an anabolic androgenic steroid of exogenous origin” in two out-of-competition two drug tests on Feb. 6 and Feb. 15, 2017, when he was pulled from his scheduled bout with Fabricio Werdum at UFC 211.

    Rothwell, 36, also tested positive for elevated testosterone levels after his TKO win over Brandon Vera in 2013 and…


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    Welp...... Fuck em, UUUURYBODY on steroids
     
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    his adonis physique was the first indicator of roid use
     
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    at least he murked brendan
     
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    Look at rogans hair plug scar smile

    man that was not worth it...must have balded in early thirties
     
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    Seriously.... with all these big suspensions killing careers is it WORTH it anymore?!?!?!?!?!
     
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    What a waste of a fun heavyweight. They need to stop flushing their careers down the toilet.
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    I always thought Ben looked like a cross between 70s Tony Atlas and early 80s Paul Orndorff
     
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    But Silva gets a year.
    OK
     
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    that last gif captures one of the best moments in ufc history. i can't remember a time, in any sphere of public life, when someone managed to communicate that they don't give a fuck with such brilliant clarity.
     
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    These guys just need to stop already. It is not helping them. Whatever they gain in performance and a few wins evaporates when they get caught. It is at best a zero sum gain in the end.
     
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    Ben's gotta be loving McNugget's antics right now. Nobody is talking about this at all and he'll be back fighting before most people have realised his absence.
     
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    It’s not USADAs fault these fighters a fricken in charge of what they put in their damn mouth
     
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    So now that Big Ben is Off Cycle is his body gonna reverse
    and actually get super jacked and shredded?
     
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    Retroactive to the 3 years they’ve taken to resolve this?
     
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