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Zuffa Statement on Brian Ortega

 

Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, released a statement today regarding UFC featherweight Brian Ortega:

 

UFC featherweight Brian Ortega tested positive for drostanolone following his bout with Mike De La Torre at UFC Fight Night: Lawler vs. Brown on July 26, 2014. He has been suspended by the California State Athletic Commission for nine months and fined $2,500 for his positive test. His victory over De La Torre will be overturned to a no contest. The UFC has notified Ortega that his positive test violated the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy and Promotional Agreement with Zuffa, LLC. The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance-enhancing drugs, stimulants or masking agents by our athletes. Ortega must pass a drug test at the conclusion of his suspension before receiving clearance to compete again.

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