UFC Fight Night 29 Drug Test Results Reveal No Illicit Drug Use
The Brazilian Athletic Commission on MMA (CABMMA) on Monday informed MMAWeekly.com that ever fighter on the recent UFC Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields fight card was drug tested. All 20 fighters returned negative results, revealing no prohibited substance abuse by any of the athletes.
“The results of these tests did not reveal any illicit drug use, and/or to improve performance, stimulants or substances used to mask the presence of the same by any of the athletes who participated in the ‘UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields,’” read an official statement from CABMMA.
Dana White: Rousimar Palhares banned from the UFC
Punishment came swift and harsh for Rousimar Palhares. Less than 24 hours after his controversial 31-second submission victory over Mike Pierce, Palhares has been released from the UFC.
UFC President Dana White delivered the news to ESPN's Jeremy Shaap on Thursday night's edition of Olbermann.