UFC Anti-Doping Program

Sanctions

Athletes who receive a sanction for a doping violation under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy will be listed below. For more information about a specific sanction, please click the athlete’s last name for a link to the official press release announcing the Anti-Doping Policy Violation.

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*TBD = Sanction end date is “To Be Determined” because the athlete is retired or has failed to fully comply with the terms of the sanction.

UFC Sanctions List

NameViolationSanction TermsAnnounced
Evans-Smith, AshleeDehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)14-Month Suspension05/16/2022
Blanchfield, ErinSpironolactonePublic Warning05/13/2022
Lazishvili, ZviadClomiphene10-Month Suspension02/23/2022
Prazeres, MichelClomiphene; Oxandrolone; Androgenic Anabolic Steroid4-Year Suspension12/23/2021
Benoit, RyanModafinil10-Month Suspension11/08/2021
Augusto de Freitas, GeraldoAndrogenic Anabolic Steroid2-Year Suspension10/13/2021
Bontorin, RogerioHydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) 3-Month Suspension09/29/2021
Shakirova, LiliyaMeldonium2-Year Suspension 08/30/2021
Alvis, Juancamilo Ronderos Cocaine1-Month Suspension07/29/2021
Koch, ErikStanozolol18-Month Suspension06/16/2021
Piechota, OskarGrowth hormone releasing peptide 2 (GHRP-2) 22-Month Suspension05/05/2021
Pessoa Nunes, RaphaelHydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ); Possession and Use/Attempted Use; Evading Sample Collection2-Year Suspension05/03/2021
Azaitar, AbuTamoxifen7-Month Suspension02/01/2021
Pennington, Raquel7-keto-DHEA; AOD-90646-Month Suspension01/28/2021
Ewell, AndreOstarinePublic Warning01/19/2021
Santanna, Eduarda NevesLGD-40331-Year Suspension01/15/2021
Castro, Vinicius MoreiraAnastrozolePublic Warning01/15/2021
Lewis-Parry, ChiDrostanolone; Stanozolol; Dehydrochloromethyltestosterone (DHCMT); Tampering4-Year Suspension12/04/2020
Barriault, Marc-AndreOstarine6-Month Suspension12/04/2020
Rodriguez, Yair3 Whereabouts Failures6-Month Suspension12/03/2020
Pessoa Nunes, RaphaelHydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) 1-Year Suspension11/23/2020
Ronson, JesseMetandienone20-Month Suspension11/18/2020
Sherman, ChaseAnastrozole9-Month Suspension10/20/2020
Fritzen Procopio, LaraOstarine6-Month Suspension09/21/2020
Gonzalez Villa, JorgeStanozolol; Drostanolone 2-Year Suspension 09/11/2020
Doskalchuk, OleksandrMesterolone14-Month Suspension09/02/2020
Murdock, VinceGW151620-Month Suspension - Sanction ReducedOriginal: 09/05/2019; Updated: 08/26/2020
Melendez, GilbertGHRP-6 2-Year Suspension07/27/2020
Arruda da Silva, BrunoBoldenone2-Year Suspension06/22/2020
Ostovich-Berdon, RachaelOstarine; GW15161-Year Suspension06/18/2020
Gastelum, KelvinCannabinoids9-Month Suspension with 5-Month Deferral05/11/2020
Penchel, LucasNon-Analytical: Complicity2-Year Suspension03/23/2020
Penne, JessicaStanozolol20-Month Suspension02/28/2020
de Padua, Isabela19-norandrosterone (19-NA)2-Year Suspension02/27/2020
Prazeres, Michel Boldenone2-Year Suspension02/11/2020
Saint Preux, OvinceOstarine; LGD-4033; GW15163-Month Suspension01/31/2020
Sanchez, DiegoOstarine; S-23 3-Month Suspension01/31/2020
Werdum, FabricioTrenbolone2-Year Suspension; Sanction Reduced - Eligible to compete starting 4/1/2020Original 09/11/2018; Updated 01/16/2020
O'Malley, SeanOstarine6-Month Suspension01/09/2020
Townsend, DequanCocaine; Fentanyl6-Month Suspension01/08/2020
Taha, KhalidFurosemide 1-Year Suspension12/23/2019
Cachoeira Gomes da Silva, PriscilaHydrochlorothiazide4-Month Suspension12/18/2019
Nunes Souza, Istela IaneStanozolol2-Year Suspension10/25/2019
Y Frederico Salvador de Lemos, GiacomoDrostanolone2-Year Suspension10/24/2019
Arte, John AllanTamoxifen 1-Year Suspension10/18/2019
Gatto Regonha, MelissaFurosemide1-Year Suspension10/17/2019
Branch, DavidIpamorelin2-Year Suspension09/18/2019
Frota Lima, SarahStanozolol2-Year Suspension09/17/2019
Smoliakov, DmitriiRecombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO); Intact human chorionic gonadtrophin (hCG) 2-Year Suspension09/10/2019
Gouti, ThibaultOstarine; LGD-4033; GW15166-Month Suspension08/27/2019
Dollaway, CBAnastrozole; GHRP-2; GHRP-6; Clomiphene2-Year Suspension08/26/2019
Dolidze, RomanClomiphene; Dehydrochloromethyltestosterone (DHCMT)1-Year Suspension08/23/2019
Amedovski, AlenCannabinoids6-Month Suspension with 3-Month Deferral07/18/2019
Shtyrkov, IvanBoldenone2-Year Suspension07/9/2019
Hu, YaozongAndrosta-3,5-diene-7,17-dione10-Month Suspension06/14/2019
Gorgees, AlexDrostanolone; Dehydrochloromethyltestosterone (DHCMT)16-Month Suspension05/31/2019
Ribas, AmandaOstarine2-Year Suspension - Sanction ReducedOriginal: 01/10/2018;
Updated: 05/03/2019
Costa, CarlosNon-Analytical: Possession and Administration6-Month Suspension04/26/2019
Costa, PauloNon-Analytical: Intravenous Infusion6-Month Suspension04/26/2019
Montano, NiccoOstarine6-Month Suspension04/23/2019
O'Malley, SeanOstarine6-Month Suspension04/23/2019
Vettori, MarvinOstarine6-Month Suspension04/23/2019
Mendes, AugustoOstarine6-Month Suspension04/23/2019
Harris, WaltLGD-40334-Month Suspension04/22/2019
Taisumov, MairbekStanozolol6-Month Suspension04/11/2019
Dillashaw, TJRecombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO)2-Year Suspension04/9/2019
Murzakanov, AzamatBoldenone2-Year Suspension04/8/2019
Magomedov, RuslanMethyltestosterone; StanozololLifetime Suspension04/1/2019
Murtazaliev, KhalidDrostanolone2-Year Suspension02/22/2019
Collier, JakeHigenamine10-Month Suspension02/19/2019
Maia, JenniferFurosemide; Hydrochlorothiazide; Chlorothiazide; Thiazide metabolite 4-amino-6-chloro-1,3-benzenedisulfonamide (ACB)6-Month Suspension01/15/2019
Sekulic, StefanDrostanolone; Metandienone2-Year Suspension12/18/2018
Kandare, Bharat VijayBoldenone; Tamoxifen2-Year Suspension12/17/2018
Reyes, PoloOstarine6-Month Suspension10/29/2018
Scott, BradleyCocaine2-Year Suspension; Sanction Tolled Due to Retirement10/16/2018
Hunter, AdamTamoxifen; Boldenone, Methandienone, Drostanolone, and Clenbuterol 2-Year Suspension; Loss of Results; Additional Results Disqualified10/28/2016; 09/26/2018
Jones, JonChlorine-substituted Anabolic Steroid15-Month Suspension; Loss of Results09/19/2018
Silva, AndersonMethyltestosterone; Hydrochlorothiazide1-Year Suspension07/18/2018
Oleksiejczuk, MichałClomiphene1-Year Suspension06/12/2018
Nogueira, Antonio RogerioHydrochlorothiazide6-Month Suspension04/23/2018
Almeida, Junior dos SantosHydrochlorothiazide6-Month Suspension

04/23/2018
De Lima, Marcos RogerioAnastrozole; Hydrochlorothiazide6-Month Suspension

04/23/2018
Diaz, Nick3 Whereabouts Failures1-Year Suspension04/9/2018
Rothwell, BenTestosterone2-Year Suspension04/6/2018
Lemos, AmandaStanozolol2-Year Suspension03/28/2018
Barnett, JoshOstarinePublic Reprimand03/23/2018
Cutelaba, IonNon-Analytical: Blood Transfusion6-Month Suspension03/8/2018
Calvillo, CynthiaCarboxy-THC6-Month Suspension03/7/2018
Anyanwu, AzunnaFurosemide1-Year Suspension03/2/2018
Tukhugov, ZubairaOstarine2-Year Suspension02/15/2018
Magomedov, RuslanOstarine2-Year Suspension02/15/2018
Wallhead, JimOstarine9-month suspension02/6/2018
De Tomas, Carls JohnFurosemide1-Year Suspension02/5/2018
Mulheron, JamesClomiphene1-Year Suspension01/30/2018
Rivera, FranciscoClenbuterol4-Year Suspension01/19/2018
Penne, JessicaDehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)18-Month Suspension01/5/2018
*Name RemovedClenbuterolNo Fault
Felipe, CarlosStanozolol2-Year Suspension10/20/2017
Taylor, JesseClomiphene1-Year Suspension10/13/2017
Roehrick, NickClomiphene1-Year Suspension09/21/2017
Cannetti, GuidoOstarine, Stanozolol metabolites 16β-hydroxystanozolol and 4β-hydroxystanozolol, Hydrochlorothiazide, Chlorothiazide10-Month Suspension08/18/2017
Sullivan, GeorgeClomiphene1-Year Suspension06/20/2017
Gastelum, KelvinCarboxy-THC6-Month Suspension05/11/2017
Abreu, Ricardo19-norandrosterone (19-NA)4-Year Suspension; Sanction Tolled Due to Retirement05/5/2017
Mir, FranciscoDehydrochloromethyltestosterone (DHCMT)2-Year Suspension04/21/2017
Ledet, Justin1-testosterone and 1-androstenedione4-Month Suspension04/5/2017
Good, Lyman1-androstenedione6-Month Suspension04/3/2017
Nicolau (Pereira), MatheusAnastrozole1-Year Suspension03/29/2017
Andrade, ViscardiStanozolol2-Year Suspension03/21/2017
Lawlor, TomOstarine2-Year Suspension02/24/2017
*Name RemovedMeldoniumNo Fault
Olivieri, FelipeMethyltestosterone2-Year Suspension01/25/2017
Lesnar, BrockClomiphene1-Year Suspension01/4/2017
Ferreira, Carlos DiegoOstarine; 7‐keto‐DHEA17-Month Suspension12/21/2016
Machida, Lyoto7‐keto‐DHEA18-Month Suspension11/16/2016
Sullivan, GeorgeInsulin-like Growth Factor-11-Year Suspension11/8/2016
Jones, JonClomiphene; Letrozole1-Year Suspension11/7/2016
Edilov, Abdul-KerimMeldonium15-Month Suspension; Loss of Results10/21/2016
Diaz, NateCannabidiolPublic Warning10/6/2016
*Name RemovedClenbuterolNo Fault
*Name RemovedClenbuterolNo Fault
*Name RemovedClenbuterolNo Fault
Abreu, Ricardo19-norandrosterone2-Year Suspension; Loss of Results07/29/2016
*Name RemovedMeldoniumNo Fault
Mendes, ChadGrowth Hormone-Releasing Hexapeptide2-Year Suspension; Loss of Results07/20/2016
Penn, Jay DeeNon-Analytical: Intravenous Infusion6-Month Suspension06/27/2016
Means, TimOstarine6-Month Suspension; Loss of Results06/10/2016
Romero, YoelIbutamoren6-Month Suspension04/4/2016
Brandao, DiegoCarboxy-THC9-Month Suspension; Loss of Results05/19/2016
Filipovic, MirkoNon-Analytical: Growth Hormone (hGH)2-Year Suspension; Loss of Results11/25/2015
Tibau, GleisonErythropoietin (EPO)2-Year Suspension; Loss of Results02/18/2016
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