NSAC: All ‘TUF 14’ Finale Steroid, Drug Tests Negative
All athletes tested for steroid and drug use at the Dec. 3 season
finale of “The Ultimate Fighter 14,” including main-eventers
, returned cleaned results, according to the Nevada State
NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer stated Monday that 18 tested
fighters passed their drug screens. In addition to Bisping and
Miller, the list included “TUF 14” bantamweight finalists John Dodson
Dillashaw, featherweight finalists Diego
Brandao and Dennis
Bermudez, John Albert,
Pague and Steven
The two competitors who appeared on the Dec. 3 card at the Palms
Casino Resort in Las Vegas and were not present on the NSAC list
were lightweight veteran Yves Edwards
and “TUF 14” bantamweight Louis
Bisping and Miller, who served as coaches on the reality series’
final season on Spike TV, met in the evening’s main event, with
Bisping emerging victorious via third-round stoppage. Team Miller’s
Dodson captured the six-figure
UFC contract in the bantamweight division by punching out
Dillashaw, while Team Bisping’s Brando won the featherweight
bracket with his armbar submission of Bermudez.
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