UFC Athlete, Kelvin Gastelum, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

May 11, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Kelvin Gastelum of Huntington Beach, Calif., has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a six-month sanction for his anti-doping policy violation. Gastelum, 25, 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…

UFC Athlete, Ricardo Abreu, Receives Sanction for Second Anti-Doping Policy Violation

May 5, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Ricardo Abreu of Albuquerque, N.M., has tested positive for a prohibited substance and received a four-year sanction for his second anti-doping policy violation. Abreu, 33, tested positive for 19-norandrosterone (19-NA), the main urinary metabolite of nandrolone (19-nortestosterone) and other 19-norsteroids, above the decision limit of 3.4…

UFC Athlete, Francisco Mir, Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

April 21, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Francisco (Frank) Mir, of Las Vegas, Nev., received a two-year sanction after multiple positive tests for a prohibited substance. Mir, 38, tested positive for a long-term metabolite of dehydrochloromethyltestosterone (DHCMT), following an in-competition test conducted on March 20, 2016, at UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane,…

UFC Athlete, Justin Ledet, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

April 5, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Justin Ledet, of Manvel, Texas, accepted a four-month sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance from a contaminated supplement. Ledet, 29, tested positive for 5α-androst-1-ene-3α-ol-17-one, a metabolite of 1-testosterone and 1-androstenedione, following an out-of-competition test conducted on January 12, 2017. 1-testosterone and 1-androstenedione are non-Specified…

UFC Athlete, Lyman Good, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

April 3, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Lyman Good, of New York, N.Y., accepted a six-month sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance from a contaminated supplement. Good, 32, tested positive for 1-androstenedione and its metabolite 1-(5α)-androsten-3α-ol-17-one following an out-of-competition test conducted on October 14, 2016. 1-androstenedione is a non-Specified Substance in…

UFC Athlete, Matheus Nicolau, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

March 29, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Matheus Nicolau (Pereira), of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, accepted a one-year sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Nicolau, 24, tested positive for anastrozole following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on October 13, 2016. Anastrozole is a specified substance in the category of Hormone and Metabolic…

UFC Athlete, Viscardi Andrade, Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

March 21, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Viscardi Andrade, of Sao Paulo, Brazil, received a two-year sanction, pursuant to the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Andrade, 33, tested positive for stanozolol and its metabolites, 16β‐hydroxy‐stanozolol and 3’‐hydroxy‐stanozolol, following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on March 7, 2016. Stanozolol…

UFC Athlete, Cristiane Justino, Cleared of Potential Anti-Doping Policy Violation

February 17, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete Cristiane Justino, of Curitiba, Brazil, has been granted a retroactive Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) and will therefore not face an anti-doping policy violation after testing positive for a prohibited substance in December of 2016. With this announcement, USADA is providing a public notice of the case’s resolution…