UFC 119 Fighters Test Clean
All nine UFC
competitors subjected to drug screens by the Indiana Gaming
Commission have passed their tests.
The news was first reported by MMAjunkie.com Tuesday.
Fighters tested included main event combatants Frank Mir and
"Cro Cop" Filipovic, as well as co-main event athletes Ryan Bader
Rogerio Nogueira. Additionally, Melvin
Guillard, Chris Lytle,
Dollaway and former UFC lightweight champion Sean Sherk all
passed their tests.
All nine fighters were tested for performance-enhancing drugs as
well as recreational drugs like marijuana and cocaine.
UFC 119 marked the organization's first event in Indiana and was
capped off by a Mir knockout over Filopovic in the third round of
their heavyweight tilt. The night also saw then-undefeated prospect
Dunham fall to Sherk via a controversial split decision in a
scrap that won “fight of the night” honors. UFC 119 took place on
Sept. 25 at the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
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