Nevada Athletic Commission: All Fighters Test Clean at ‘TUF 17’ Finale
The Nevada Athletic Commission announced on Friday that all 24
fighters who competed at
“The Ultimate Fighter 17” finale
tested negative for banned
NAC Executive Director Keith Kizer informed Sherdog.com of the test
results via email. Nevada tests fighters for both performance
enhancing drugs and drugs of abuse. The “TUF 17” finale took place
at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on April 13 and was
headlined by a bantamweight clash between Urijah Faber
Faber captured his second consecutive win inside the Octagon by
submitting his fellow WEC veteran with a rear-naked choke 3:16 into
the fourth round. Additionally, Kelvin
Gastelum became the latest “Ultimate Fighter” by taking a split
verdict over the favored Uriah Hall at
185 pounds, and Cat Zingano
stopped Miesha Tate
in the third round of a women’s bantamweight tilt to earn a shot at
reigning titlist Ronda
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