UFC 149 competitors Matt Riddle and Francisco Rivera were each suspended for 90 days following a positive test result for banned substances. read news >>
Two more UFC fighters recently tested positive for banned substances.
Following July's UFC 149 event, welterweight Matt Riddle was flagged for
marijuana while featherweight Francisco Rivera tested positive for an
undisclosed over-the-counter stimulant, MMAjunkie.com has learned
from multiple sources close to the event.
Both fighters were suspended for 90 days retroactive to the July 21
event, which makes them eligible to fight on Friday. The results of
their respective bouts were not read news >>
Francisco Rivera and Matt Riddle have had their UFC 149 victories changed to no contests by the Calgary Combative Sports Commission. read news >>
Following the Thursday news that a pair of UFC 149 fighters had tested positive for banned substances, the UFC has issued a statement.
As MMAjunkie.com reported earlier this week, UFC 149 fighters Matt Riddle and Francisco Rivera tested positive following the July event. Riddle tested positive for marijuana, while Rivera was flagged for an over-the-counter stimulant.
Both were suspended for 90 days by the Calgary Combative Sports Commission. Those suspensions expired on Friday, the day read news >>
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