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Brock Lesnar failed UFC 200 drug test.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship revealed that Brock Lesnar failed a drug test the night of UFC 200. The second sample he sent out the night of his victory against Mark Hunt turned out to be positive for banned substance. The United States Anti-Doping Agency informed Lesnar of his potential violation of the UFC drug-test policy from a sample taken month prior to the combat. The UFC clarified that Lesnar was declared positive with the same substance obtain during both tests.
The 39 year-old athlete is among the most popular fighters in mix martial arts and WWE wrestling. He defeated Hunt by judges decision on July 9th. It was his first MMA win in more than four years. He walked off with $2.5 million from the UFC event, not counting the added millions more in bonuses.
Chad Mendes suspended for 2 years
The Ultimate Fightig Championship will be without one of it’s best featherweight for the next two years. The United States Anti-Doping Agency gave a two year suspension to Chad Mendes for failing a drug-test. The screening test executed on May 17th revealed a high dose of growth hormones in the 31 year-old American system. Mendes will not be able to fight in the octagon until June 10th 2018. Part of the Alpha Male team working out of Sacramento, Mendes lost by K-O against Frankie Edgar in his last bout in December 2015. Prior to that, he lost to Conor McGregor and the chance to become interim featherweight champion. He lost three of his last four fights
Carlos Condit fights Demian Maia in Vancouver
Carlos Condit will take on Demian Maia for the main event of the UFC gala set in Vancouver August 27. They originally were lined up to meet at UFC 202 McGregor vs Diaz, but the bout finally got push back seven days later.
Maia (23-6) is on a five fight win streak, with his most recent won by rear naked choke against Matt Brown in May.
Condit (30-9) lost four of his last six fights, since 2012. His opponents were high-class though. He lost George St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks, Tyron Woodley and the current welterweight champion, Robbie Lawler.