Amanda Ribas Placed On Temporary Suspension By NAC


Strawweight fighter Amanda Ribas was scheduled to make her UFC debut against Juliana Lima at the UFC Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale.

However, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) notified the fighter of a potential failed drug test and she was then pulled from the event.

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The woes continue to grow for the female fighter as the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), which is overseeing the TUF 25 Finale, has now placed Ribas on temporary suspension as well.

There is no word on just how long the temporary suspension is going to last.

It was also revealed that the fighter failed because a substance known as ostarine was found in her system, which is on the USADA banned substances list.

Ribas did plead her case through a post on Instagram, in which she also revealed her plans to one day win the UFC Women’s Strawweight Title.

Replacing Ribas at the TUF 25 Finale is going to be Tecia Torres, the fight is going to kick off the UFC Fight Pass portion of the preliminary card.

Neither USADA or the NAC, outisde of the temporary suspension, have announced any other sort of suspension, fine or other restriction against the UFC female strawweight fighter.

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