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…

UFC Athletes Ruslan Magomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov Accept Sanctions for Anti-Doping Policy Violations

February 15, 2018 USADA announced today that UFC® athletes Ruslan Magomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov, of Moscow, Russia, have both tested positive for a prohibited substance and each accepted a two-year sanction for their anti-doping policy violations. Magomedov, 31, and Tukhugov, 27, both tested positive for ostarine following out-of-competition urine tests conducted on September 7, 2016.…

UFC Athlete Jim Wallhead Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

February 6, 2018 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete Jim Wallhead, of Loughborough, United Kingdom, accepted a nine-month sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance from a contaminated supplement. Wallhead, 33, tested positive for ostarine and its metabolite following an out-of-competition test conducted on October 7, 2017. Ostarine is a non-Specified Substance in the…

UFC Athlete James Mulheron Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

January 30, 2018 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, James Mulheron, of South Shields, United Kingdom, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted the standard one-year sanction for his anti-doping policy violation. Mulheron, 29, tested positive for clomiphene and its metabolite, hydroxyclomiphene, following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on November 10, 2017. Clomiphene…

Independent Arbitrator Imposes Four-Year Sanction on UFC Athlete Francisco Rivera for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

January 19, 2018 USADA announced today that an independent arbitrator has rendered a decision in the case of UFC® athlete Francisco Rivera, of Bueno Park, Calif., and determined that Rivera should receive a four-year period of ineligibility for his anti-doping policy violations. This decision comes after the facts of the case were presented and fully…

UFC Athlete Jessica Penne Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

January 5, 2018 USADA and the Tennessee Athletic Commission announced today that UFC® athlete Jessica Penne, of Chula Vista, Calif., has accepted an 18-month sanction for an anti-doping policy violation after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Penne, 34, tested positive for the presence of an anabolic androgenic steroid of exogenous origin following an out-of-competition…