The Vancouver Athletic Commission chose six athletes from the UFC 131 fight card to undergo anti-doping testing following their fights on the June 11 event.

Only five of the six fighters selected ended up being tested. The Vancouver Athletic Commission opted to not test Shane Carwin, although he was willing to submit to the test.

According to the commission, they “unilaterally exercised its discretion to rescind its selection of Mr. Carwin for anti-doping testing shortly following his bout at the event.” The commission decided not to test Carwin because they felt it more appropriate for him to get expeditious attention to his medical condition following a brutal three-round affair with dos Santos.

The five athletes that were tested include Krzysztof Soszynski, Nick Ring, Dave Herman, Donald Cerrone, and Junior dos Santos. All five athletes came back with no prohibited substances or method in any of the samples collected.

Each fighter submitted an ‘A’ and ‘B’ sample adhering to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s International Standard for Testing, which were tested in a WADA approved lab.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Jon Jones Doping Violation Hearing Postponed |

  • 21 days ago

Jon Jones' anti-doping case will not go before the Nevada Athletic Commission on Oct. 10 as planned. read news >>

Conor McGregor Nevada Athletic Commission Hearing - Live Stream at Noon ET |

  • 16 days ago

Tune in for Monday's Nevada Athletic Commission meeting that features Conor McGregor's disciplinary hearing over the bottle-throwing melee with Nate Diaz. read news >>

Conor McGregor Levied Substantial Penalties for Bottle-Throwing Melee |

  • 16 days ago

Conor McGregor received his punishment from the Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday for his part in a bottle-throwing melee with Nate Diaz. read news >>

Nevada commission hits UFC champ Conor McGregor with $150,000 bottle-throwing fine

  • 16 days ago

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted unanimously to fine UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor five percent of his UFC 202 disclosed pay, or $150,000 of his $3 million “show purse.” F read news >>

Twitter reacts to Conor McGregor's fine, punishment for bottle-throwing incident

  • 16 days ago

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has again created headlines due to a fighter punishment. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was hit with an $150,000 fine and 50 hours of community service read news >>

Conor McGregor Not-So-Humbled by Nevada's Bottle-Throwing Punishment |

  • 16 days ago

After the Nevada Athletic Commission dropped the hammer on Conor McGregor, it appears the punishment has done little to humble the brash Irish fighter. read news >>

Conor McGregor Doesn't 'Ever Want to Fight in Nevada Again. Ever!' |

  • 14 days ago

Conor McGregor doesn't ever want to fight in Nevada again after being fined $150,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commission. read news >>

Conor McGregor doesn't want to fight in Nevada again

  • 14 days ago

After being fined $150,000 by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Conor McGregor never wants to fight in Nevada again.The sport of MMA is one of the fastest growing sports in the world and as of la read news >>

Brazilian athletic commission approves instant replay with help from 'Big' John McCarthy

  • 9 days ago

Instant replay would have helped longtime referee “Big” John McCarthy make the correct call in a 2011 fight between Mackens Semerizer and Robbie Peralta.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

NSAC commision head: Conor McGregor only fined $75,000, not initial report of $150,000

  • 10 days ago

According to Nevada Athletic Commission executive director, the reported $150,000 fine handed down to Conor McGregor has been misinterpretedIt seems that Conor McGregor won't be handing over$150 read news >>