Chad Mendes Busted By USADA For Anti Doping Violation & The UFC’s Statement

The UFC was notified today by the USADA that top featherweight contender Chad Mendes has been flagged for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” from an out of competition test. The UFC did not mention the substance Mendes has been flagged for. Check out the UFC’s statement below.

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“The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Chad Mendes of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collection.

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 and fair review process that is afforded to all athletes before any sanctions are imposed. Additional information will be provided at the appropriate time as the process moves forward.”

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