USADA Resolves Four Cases Involving Ostarine Following Positive Tests Under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy

April 23, 2019 USADA announced today that four athletes have accepted six-month sanctions for violating the UFC® Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for trace amounts of ostarine consistent with supplement contamination. Ostarine is a non-Specified Substance in the class of Anabolic Agents and prohibited at all times under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, which has adopted…

Mairbek Taisumov Accepts Sanction for Violation of UFC Anti-Doping Policy

April 11, 2019 USADA announced today that Mairbek Taisumov, of Vienna, Austria, has accepted a six-month sanction for a violation of the UFC® Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Taisumov, 30, tested positive for stanozolol metabolites 3′-hydroxystanozolol-O-glucuronide and 16β-hydroxystanozolol-O-glucuronide as the result of an in-competition urine sample he provided on September 15,…

Azamat Murzakanov Accepts Sanction for Violation of UFC Anti-Doping Policy

April 8, 2019 USADA announced today that Azamat Murzakanov, of Nalchik, Russia, has accepted a two-year sanction for a violation of the UFC® Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Murzakanov, 29, tested positive for the boldenone metabolites 5β-androst-1-en-17β-ol-3-one and androsta-1,4-diene-6β-ol-3,17-dione as the result of an out-of-competition urine sample he provided on September…

Ruslan Magomedov Receives Lifetime Sanction after Second and Third Violations of UFC Anti-Doping Policy

April 1, 2019 USADA announced today that Ruslan Magomedov, of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, has received a lifetime sanction after his second and third violations of the UFC® Anti-Doping Policy. Magomedov, 32, received a second violation after he tested positive for methyltestosterone metabolite 17α-methyl-5β-androstan-3α, 17β-diol, as well as stanozolol metabolites 3’-hydroxystanozolol-O-glucuronide, 16β-hydroxystanozolol-O-glucuronide, and stanozolol-N-glucuronide, as the result…

Khalid Murtazaliev Accepts Sanction for Violation of UFC Anti-Doping Policy

February 22, 2019 USADA announced today that Khalid Murtazaliev, of Makhachkala, Russia, has accepted a two-year sanction for a violation of the UFC® Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Murtazaliev, 25, tested positive for drostanolone and its metabolite 2α-methyl-5α-androstan-3α-ol-17-one as the result of out-of-competition urine samples he provided on October 3, 2018…

Jennifer Maia Accepts Sanction for Violation of UFC Anti-Doping Policy

January 15, 2019 USADA announced today that Jennifer Maia, of Curitiba, Brazil, has accepted a six-month sanction for a violation of the UFC® Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for prohibited substances from a contaminated dietary supplement. Maia, 30, tested positive for furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, chlorothiazide, and the thiazide metabolite 4-amino-6-chloro-1,3-benzenedisulfonamide (ACB), following an out-of-competition test conducted…