The Vancouver Athletic Commission announced Tuesday that it will
cooperate with the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sports to
implement anti-doping testing for UFC
According to the VAC's release on Tuesday, the CCES administers
Canada's doping control program and has worked with the World
Anti-Doping Agency since 1995. As outlined in the statement, the
CCES will be responsible for administering sample collection
services for the event. Additionally, the sample collection
policies will adhere to WADA's 'International Standard for Testing'
in respect of in-commission testing."
After samples are collected, they will be securely delivered to
Institut Armand Frappier, a WADA-affiliated laboratory in Laval,
Quebec. According to the release, collected samples will be tested
for all substances on WADA's prohibited list.
Headlined by a pivotal heavyweight confrontation between Junior dos
Santos and Shane
Carwin, UFC 131 goes down June 11 from Rogers Arena in
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The event will also feature
the featherweight debut of former two-time lightweight title
Florian, as “Ken-Flo” squares off with Diego Nunes
in the co-main event.