The Mayor of Suplex City might be receiving a smack down from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency pretty soon.
Brock Lesnar and the UFC were informed Friday by the USADA that the wrestling/MMA star might be guilty of a potential anti-doping violation prior to his return to the octagon at UFC 200.
UFC since has released this statement:
“The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Brock Lesnar of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collection on June 28, 2016. USADA received the testing results from the June 28, 2016 sample collection from the WADA-accredited UCLA Olympic Analytical Laboratory on the evening of July 14, 2016.
“USADA, the independent administrator of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, will handle the results management and appropriate adjudication of this case. It is important to note that, under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, there is a full fair legal review process that is afforded to all athletes before any sanctions are imposed. The Nevada State Athletic Commission also retains jurisdiction over this matter as the sample collection was performed in close proximity to Lesnar’s bout at UFC 200 in Las Vegas.
“Consistent with all previous potential anti-doping violations, additional information will be provided at the appropriate time as the process moves forward.”
Lesnar went on to win his bout against Mark Hunt at UFC 200. Jon Jones, who was supposed to fight in the main event, also was linked to an anti-doing violation prior to the July 9 event, and Lesnar was on record calling it “unprofessional.”
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