USADA/NYSAC Give Vague Answers To Dillashaw Test
On Wednesday morning, T.J. Dillashaw when outside of UFC and USADA drug testing protocol to confirm he had failed a test prior to his January fight with Henry Cejudo.
Later in the day, both the New York State Athletic Commission and USADA confirmed that the now former bantamweight champion had failed an in-competition test, but said nothing of what he tested positive for.
USADA released a statement via Twitter confirming the failure, but since September of 2018, have waited until the conclusion of each case to protect fighter’s identities and reputations.
USADA Statement on T.J. Dillashaw pic.twitter.com/NJPx6FrjUi
— USADA | UFC Anti-Doping Program (@USADA_UFC) March 20, 2019
NYSAC officials would confirm a one-year suspension, retroactive to his January 19th loss to Cejudo, and a $10,000 fine to Dillashaw for “violations relating to use of a prohibited substance,” the commission said in a statement, declining further comment.
Via MMA Junkie