UFC releases statement on Hector Lombard’s failed drug test

Hector Lombard
(Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
(Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
(Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

UFC welterweight contender Hector Lombard failed his UFC 182 post-fight drug test.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released on Tuesday, that he tested positive for desoxymethyltestosterone.

Later in the day, the UFC released the following statement.

UFC releases statement on Hector Lombard’s failed drug test

[quote]The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has tested positive for a banned substance following his fight at UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier on Jan. 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nev. 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. As a result of his positive test, Lombard has been informed that he has violated the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy and Promotional Agreement with Zuffa, LLC. The UFC will cooperate with the commission on the matter and fully supports Lombard’s right to a due process hearing before the commission.[/quote]

All will be addressed at the NSAC meeting on February 17 in Las Vegas.

 

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