UFC Athlete Carlos Felipe Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

October 20, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete Carlos Felipe Cabral de Almeida, known professionally as Carlos Felipe, of Feira de Santana, Brazil, has accepted a two-year sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Felipe, 22, tested positive for stanozolol metabolites, 16β‐hydroxy‐stanozolol and 3’‐hydroxy‐stanozolol, following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on July 29,…

UFC Athlete, Nick Roehrick, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

September 21, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Nick Roehrick, of Denver, Colo., has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted the maximum one-year sanction for his anti-doping policy violation. Roehrick, 30, tested positive for clomiphene and its metabolite, 4-hydroxyclomiphene, following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on August 8, 2017. Clomiphene is a…

Medications vs. Supplements

Given that they are both used for health purposes, it would be easy to assume that medications and supplements are regulated the same way and produced to the same standards, but unfortunately this is not the case. Unlike medications, supplements are regulated post-market, which means that no regulatory body evaluates the contents or safety of supplements before they are sold to consumers.

UFC Athlete, Guido Cannetti, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

August 18, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Guido Cannetti, of Buenos Aires, Argentina, accepted a 10-month sanction after testing positive for multiple prohibited substances from a contaminated supplement. Cannetti, 37, tested positive for ostarine, the stanozolol metabolites 16β-hydroxystanozolol and 4β-hydroxystanozolol, as well as hydrochlorothiazide and chlorothiazide, following an out-of-competition test conducted on October…