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…

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…