Fabricio Werdum suspended two years by USADA

In Could it was introduced that former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum had an April anti-doping take a look at flagged.Now the sanction has been introduced. Through USADA.org.

USADA introduced right this moment that Fabricio Werdum, of Redondo Seaside, California, has examined optimistic for a prohibited substance and obtained a two-year sanction for his anti-doping coverage violation.

Werdum, 41, examined optimistic for trenbolone and its metabolite epitrenbolone following an out-of-competition urine take a look at performed on April 25, 2018. Trenbolone is a non-Specified Substance within the class of Anabolic Brokers and prohibited always beneath the UFC Anti-Doping Coverage, which has adopted the World Anti-Doping Company Prohibited Record.

Werdum’s two-year interval of ineligibility, the usual sanction for a primary offense involving a non-Specified Substance, started on Could 22, 2018, the date his provisional suspension was imposed.

As is the case with all USADA doping suspension, Werdum will probably be required to remain within the testing pool whereas serving the two-year sanction. If for any motive he doesn’t, the remaining portion of the sanction will toll till he returns.

When the take a look at was flagged, Werdum, 41, was withdrawn from a struggle vs. Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Combat Evening 136, on September 15, 2018 at Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Moscow, Russia. He was changed by Mark Hunt, and the struggle occurs this weekend.

Whereas trenbolone is just not as nicely often called another efficiency enhancers, Boldenone, Nandrolone  and Stanozolol, the notorious “Duchess Cocktail” allegedly administered to Russian athletes on the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi consisted of oxandrolone, a metenolone ester, and a trenbolone ester.

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