UFC Athlete, Daniel Omielanczuk, Accepts Finding of No Fault for Meldonium Anti-Doping Policy Violation

February 6, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete Daniel Omielanczuk, of Warsaw, Poland, has tested positive for a prohibited substance, which was determined to have been ingested by him without fault or negligence in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) guidance concerning meldonium. Omielanczuk, 34, tested positive for meldonium as the result of…

Independent Arbitrator Imposes Two-Year Sanction on UFC Athlete, Felipe Olivieri, for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

January 25, 2017 USADA announced today that an independent Arbitrator for McLaren Global Sports Solutions, Inc. (MGSS) has rendered a decision in the case of UFC® athlete, Felipe Olivieri, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and determined that Olivieri should receive a two-year period of ineligibility for his anti-doping policy violation. Following an out-of-competition urine test…

UFC Athlete, Brock Lesnar, Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

January 4, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Brock Lesnar, of the Brooklyn Park, M.N., received a one-year sanction, pursuant to the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, after testing positive for a prohibited substance on two occasions. Lesnar, 39, tested positive for clomiphene and its metabolite, 4-hydroxyclomiphene, following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on June 28,…

UFC Athlete, Carlos Diego Ferreira, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

December 21, 2016 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Carlos Diego Ferreira, of Amazonas, Brazil, has accepted a 17-month sanction for an anti-doping policy violation after declaring the use of a product that listed and contained a prohibited substance, and testing positive for another prohibited substance. Ferreira, 31, tested positive for Ostarine as a result…

MGSS Arbitration Panel Imposes One-Year Sanction on UFC Athlete, Jones, for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

November 7, 2016 USADA announced today that an independent three-member arbitration panel from McLaren Global Sports Solutions, Inc. (MGSS) has rendered its decision in the case of UFC® athlete, Jon Jones, of Rochester, N.Y., and determined that Jones should receive the maximum one-year period of ineligibility for his anti-doping policy violation. This decision comes after…

UFC Athlete, Hunter, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

October 28, 2016 USADA and the British Columbia Athletic Commission (BCAC) announced today that UFC® athlete Adam Hunter, of New Brunswick, Canada, has received a two-year sanction for an anti-doping policy violation after testing positive for multiple prohibited substances. Hunter, 32, tested positive for tamoxifen metabolite, boldenone metabolites, methandienone metabolites, drostanolone metabolite, and clenbuterol following…

UFC Athlete, Edilov, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

October 20, 2016 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Abdul-Kerim Edilov, of the Chechen Republic, Russia, has accepted a 15-month sanction for an anti-doping policy violation after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Edilov, 24, tested positive for meldonium following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on January 7, 2016. Meldonium is a non-specified substance that…