Palhares / Beltran Fail UFC on FX 6 Drug Tests | UFC NEWS

January 11, 2013 10:27 am by bjpenn.com staff 3 Comments
UFC 119 Weigh-in

UFC officials released a statement yesterday regarding the positive test results of Joey Beltran and Rousimar Palhares.

The statement reads:

“Rousimar Palhares tested positive for elevated testosterone and Joey Beltran tested positive for nandrolone, following their respective bouts at UFC on FX 6 in Australia. The UFC organization has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance-enhancing drugs, stimulants or masking agents. Both athletes have agreed to serve a nine-month suspension retroactive to December 14. They must pass a drug test upon completion of the suspension before receiving clearance to compete again.”

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