Another UFC Welterweight Suspended


Yet another UFC suspension has been handed down.

George Sullivan was been pulled from his UFC on Fox 20 fight with Hector Urbina after voluntarily disclosing information that disqualified him from participating under USADA policies. A USADA investigation led to Sullivan being informed of a possible violation due to the information he proveded.

Vegas Showdown: Wrestling's Presence in Sin City's Scene

"UFC was made aware today by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the independent administrator of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, that it has informed George Sullivan of a potential anti-doping violation and provisional suspension based on his declaration of a prohibited substance. UFC previously announced that Sullivan voluntarily disclosed this information to USADA and, out of an abundance of caution, Sullivan was removed by UFC from his scheduled bout on July 23, 2016, in Chicago. Under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, Sullivan's declaration of the use can be taken into consideration by USADA during the results management and adjudication process.

"USADA, the independent administrator of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, will handle the results management and appropriate adjudication of this case. It is important to note that, under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, a full and fair legal review process is afforded to all athletes before any sanctions are imposed."

Sullivan was supposed to face Urbina at UFC on Fox 20 in Chicago. He most recently took on Alexander Yakovlev, losing via KO at UFC on Fox 18. 

Get exclusive pro wrestling content on Fightful Select, our premium news service! Click here to learn more.
From The Web