Jake Shields Admits To Using PED’s In Public Statement Released Today | UFC NEWS

October 12, 2012 10:38 pm by bjpenn.com staff 10 Comments
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Authentic Sports Management today issued the following statement on behalf of UFC athlete Jake Shields:

“To my friends, fans and the UFC,

Prior to my professional bout at UFC 150 in Denver, Colorado, I used a substance prohibited by Colorado Boxing Commission rules.

This was a mistake that I fully regret. I have shared this issue with my family and the UFC and I have apologized to them and now I also apologize to you, the fans. I promise this will never occur again in my fighting career.

I accept the Boxing Commission’s decision for a six-month suspension, which will expire in February. I ask that you accept my apology. I will be back fighting soon, and hope that the fans of MMA will support me until that time.”

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