Anderson Silva, Jon Fitch and Hector Lombard are the latest fighters to join the ever-growing list of those who have tested positive for banned substances.
Lombard’s news came out Tuesday, as the former Olympian was removed from a planned fight with Rory MacDonald.
With so many big names and well-known fighters testing positive, Twitter was ablaze with tweets and messages about the results. Below are some of the more noteworthy ones:
WTF everyone is fucking on PED fucking cheating ass mother fuckers. Is that y there so good fucking pussys
— kendallgrovemma (@kendallgrovemma) February 10, 2015
You wanted more serious tests . THATS IT !!! Fans you should be happy . Time to clean the sport !!!
— patrick cote (@patrick_cote) February 10, 2015
.@TupeloDylan 100%. Never used a PED in my life, never even considered it. Not sure on the efficiency of a polygraph, but I would take one.
— Josh Samman (@JoshSamman) February 10, 2015
— Ben Askren (@Benaskren) February 10, 2015
Damn @ the amount of guys being caught on roids! It's crazy. I guess thats the thing to do in 2015..
— Stefan Struve (@StefanStruve) February 10, 2015
I still respect @HectorLombard as a man and as a Martial Artist. I am never surprised when pro athletes get caught w PED's.
— Joshua Burkman (@JoshBurkman) February 10, 2015
My applause goes out to NAC 6wks into 2015 and the sport of MMA is turned on it's head. It's great news , it is. I'm excited
— Big Ben Rothwell (@RothwellFighter) February 10, 2015
I get paid peanuts compared to all the cheating fools in mma!It's bullshit,53 pro fight,0 failed tests,0 missed weights,pay me @BellatorMMA
— John Alessio (@johnalessio79) February 10, 2015
Everyone called me crazy when I said 80%+ are on PEDs. Now maybe you will start realizing how it really is
— Cody Bollinger (@CodyBollinger) February 10, 2015
Sucks,awesome fights being cancelled bc of poor decisions individuals r making.If it quacks like a duck,walks like a duck,guess it's a duck?
— Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) February 10, 2015