Investigation Identifies Compounding Pharmacies as Source of Tainted Supplements Behind Three Positive Tests Under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy

Portuguese Version Available Here April 23, 2018 USADA announced today that it has confirmed two compounding pharmacies in Brazil produced and sold contaminated supplements that led to the positive tests of three athletes subject to the UFC® Anti-Doping Policy. Unlike retail pharmacies and drugstores, which receive their drug inventories from commercial manufacturers, compounding pharmacies prepare…

UFC Athlete Amanda Lemos Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

March 28, 2018 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete Amanda Lemos, of Belém, Brazil, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a two-year sanction for her anti-doping policy violation. Lemos, 30, tested positive for stanozolol and its metabolite 16β-hydroxystanozolol following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on November 8, 2017. Stanozolol is a non-Specified…

UFC Athlete Ion Cutelaba Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

March 8, 2018 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete Ion Cutelaba, of Chișinău, Moldova, has accepted a six-month sanction after declaring the use of an alternative therapeutic treatment that is prohibited under certain routes of administration. Cutelaba, 24, declared the use of ozone therapy on his doping control paperwork during out-of-competition tests conducted on October…

UFC Athlete Cynthia Calvillo Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

March 7, 2018 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete Cynthia Calvillo, of Sacramento, Calif., has accepted a six-month sanction for her anti-doping policy violation. Calvillo, 30, tested positive for Carboxy-THC, the pharmacologically-active metabolite of marijuana and/or hashish, above the decision limit of 180 ng/mL, stemming from an in-competition sample collected on December 30, 2017, at…