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Jon Fitch Fails Drug Test, Suspended For Nine Months

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According to a report by, former UFC title contender Jon Fitch has failed a post-fight drug test.

Fitch was tested following his December bout with Rousimar Palhares for the World Series of Fighting welterweight title. He lost the bout via submission.

The California Athletic Commission has fined Fitch $2,500 and suspended him for nine months, but they did not disclose what he tested positive for. Fitch does have the option to appeal the suspension.

Fitch (26-7-1) is part of the ongoing lawsuit vs. Zuffa, the parent company of the UFC.