If rumors hold true, 60-70% of MMA fighters are taking ‘special vitamins’ to increase their performance.
It’s a scary reality, that only until now, has come to light.
With yesterday’s news that another top 5 UFC fighter has indeed failed an out-of-competition drug test, Dana White released the following to Yahoo Sports,
“I’m beyond disappointed. We’re not paying lip service to this. We’re trying to clean this up. It’s hurting everyone in the sport and we’re all over it.”
Russian import and UFC 174 headliner, Ali Bagautinov was tested on June 2 of this year and lab results came back yesterday positive for the very dangerous and highly illegal, EPO.