Yaozong Hu Accepts Sanction for Violation of UFC Anti-Doping Policy

June 14, 2019 USADA announced today that Yaozong Hu, of Beijing, China, has accepted a 10-month sanction for a violation of the UFC® Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Hu, 24, tested positive for androsta-3,5-diene-7,17-dione (arimistane) and its metabolite 7β-hydroxy-androst-3,5-diene-17-one as the result of a urine sample provided out-of-competition on March 9,…

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Alex Gorgees Accepts Sanction for Violation of UFC Anti-Doping Policy

May 31, 2019 USADA announced today that Alex Gorgees, of Sydney, Australia, has accepted a 16-month sanction for a violation of the UFC® Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for prohibited substances. Gorgees, 23, tested positive for a metabolite of drostanolone and a long-term metabolite of dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (DHCMT), 4-chloro-18-nor-17β-hydroxymethyl,17α-methyl-5α-androst-13-en-3α-ol (M3), as the result of a urine…

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,…