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UFC Athlete, Abreu, Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

July 29, 2016 USADA announced today that UFC athlete Ricardo Abreu, of Albuquerque, N.M., has received a two-year sanction for an anti-doping policy violation after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Abreu, 32, tested positive for 19-norandrosterone (19-NA) above the decision limit of 3 ng/mL and 19-noretiocholanolone following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on June…

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UFC Athlete, Mendes, Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

July 20, 2016 USADA announced today that UFC athlete Chad Mendes, of Sacramento, Calif., has received a two-year sanction for an anti-doping policy violation after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Mendes, 31, tested positive for GHRP-6 (Growth Hormone-Releasing Hexapeptide) following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on May 17, 2016. GHRP-6 is a prohibited substance…