Nicco Montano Issues Statement On USADA Suspension

Former UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Nicco Montano was one of four fighters recently suspended by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for ingesting a contaminated substance.

A suspended Montano would take to Instagram to issue a statement on the suspension:

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Montano hasn’t competed since winning the UFC Women’s Flyweight Title at the UFC Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale, which took place in December of 2017. Montano has since been stripped of the title for failing to defend said gold, with Valentina Shevchenko now being the divisional champion. Montano said in the Instagram statement that she plans on returning to the Octagon this summer, but no particular date was mentioned.

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