Brock Lesnar flagged for potential anti-doping irreverence after UFC 200 win

Former UFC heavyweight endorse has been notified by the US Anti-Doping Agency of a failed out-of-competition stimulant measure on 28 June

Brock Lesnar has been flagged for a potential anti-doping violation in the wake of his unanimous-decision win over Mark Hunt at UFC 200.

The UFC issued a statement on Friday afternoon saying Lesnar and the advertising had been notified by the US Anti-Doping Agency of a failed out-of-competition medicine research on 28 June. Usada did not divulge the name of the substance Lesnar tested positive for in keeping with managerial policy.

A embellished amateur wrestler, Lesnar signed with the UFC in 2007 and defeated Randy Couture for the advertisements heavyweight championship the following year. He obliged two successful designation securities before failing to Cain Velasquez by first-round TKO, then announced his retirement from mixed martial arts after a strike loss to Alistair Overeem in 2011.

Saturdays fight with Hunt was Lesnars first in five years old. The 38 -year-old South Dakota native payed a record $2.5 m handbag for the three-round extents triumph, with all three judges siding down ratings of 29 -2 8.

The UFC said Usada, the independent executive of the organisation anti-doping programme, received the testing results from the 28 June sample collect on Thursday evening after it was experimented at the Wada-accredited UCLA Olympic Analytical Laboratory.

The original headline bout of Saturdays card a light-colored heavyweight designation battle between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier was scrapped when Jones are positive for a censored substance. Cormier instead contended Anderson Silva on the undercard, while the status of women bantamweight championship battle between Amanda Nunes and Miesha Tate was heightened to the main event.

The UFC 200 main event had to be scrapped three days before the affair because Jon Jones tested positive for censored elements in an out-of-competition research. Daniel Cormier crusaded Anderson Silva instead. Jones is also awaiting the USADA adjudication process.

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