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Conor McGregor hasn’t fought in three years, but he’s been drug tested more than any other UFC star.

UFC drug testing history has been updated for the first half of 2024.

675 fighters have been tested while 2,154 samples have been collected so far.

Conor McGregor has been drug tested three times more than any other UFC fighter

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Conor McGregor has been drug tested three times more than any other UFC fighter

But no one has been tested more than former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor.

The Irishman has not competed in the UFC Octagon since breaking his leg against Dustin Poirier in their trilogy fight in July 2021.

However, he has been tested a total of 10 times by the UFC anti-doping program (UFC ADP) since the start of 2024.

Right behind him with seven tests is former foe Jose Aldo, whom McGregor knocked out in 13 seconds in 2015 to win his first world title (the UFC featherweight strap).

New women’s bantamweight recruit Kayla Harrison comes in third with six tests.

Meanwhile, Anthony Smith, Bruno Arruda, Marlon Vera and Mayra Silva have all been tested five times.

Last October, the UFC announced it would end its partnership with its long-time drug testing partner, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).

Since January, they have partnered with Drug-Free Sport International to carry out their new anti-doping program.

Most tested UFC fighters in the first half of 2024

Conor McGregor: 10

Jose Aldo: 7

Kayla Harrison: 6

Anthony Smith: 5

Bruno Arruda: 5

Marlon Vera: 5

Mayra Silva: 5

Jose Aldo is the second most tested fighter in the UFC so far this year

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Jose Aldo is the second most tested fighter in the UFC so far this yearCredit: Getty

McGregor had been tested five times before his comeback fight against Michael Chandler was announced and five more times before it was canceled.

“Notorious” was supposed to meet Chandler in the main event of UFC 303 on June 29.

However, he broke his toe during a fight, causing the contest to be postponed until further notice.

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It’s unclear when McGregor vs Chandler will be rescheduled, but MMA’s biggest star insists it will be ready in two months.

“I would love August or September,” he told Severe MMA when asked about a potential return date last week.

“You know how it is. I’m in recovery mode. It happened three weeks ago to the day. And I’m still here, rocking in my slippers.

“They’re not bad slippers, fortunately. They’re pretty comfortable, but I can’t get a shoe on yet.

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