Nevada Commission Suspends Brian Bowles 9 Months for Failed UFC 160 Drug Test
The Nevada Athletic Commission Thursday suspended Brian
for nine months following his failed drug test this past
May at UFC
In addition to his suspension, Bowles was also fined 30 percent of
his $19,000 purse, which amounted to $5,700. UFC 160 took place May
25 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and saw Bowles suffer
a technical knockout loss at the hands of fellow World Extreme
Cagefighting alum George
Bowles’ post-fight drug test was flagged by NAC officials for an
elevated testosterone-to-epitestosterone (T/E) ratio. Bowles
produced a T/E ratio greater than 20-to-1, more than three times
Nevada’s allowable limit of 6-to-1.
A former WEC bantamweight champion, Bowles has lost back-to-back
fights, bringing his
UFC record to an even 2-2. Prior to his loss to Roop, the
oft-injured 135-pound standout last competed in November 2011, when
he was choked out by Urijah Faber
at UFC 139.
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