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Wednesday, 08/13/2014, 05:19 pm

TUF Vet Latest To Fail UFC Drug Test For Steroids

The Ultimate Fighter season 19 veteran, Mike King has failed his UFC Fight Night Dublin post-fight drug test.

UFC officials quickly announced the fighters release.

King tested positive for nandrolone, a banned substance and known steroid.

In a release, the UFC stated,

“UFC middleweight Mike King tested positive for nandrolone following his bout against Cathal Pendred at UFC Fight Night Dublin: McGregor vs. Brandao on July 19, 2014.

He was informed that his positive test violated the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy and Promotional Agreement with Zuffa, LLC. The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance-enhancing drugs, stimulants or masking agents by our athletes. He agreed to serve a 9-month suspension retroactive to the event and must pass a drug test before receiving clearance to compete again. He will forfeit his $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus.”

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