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UFC Fighter Ruslan Magomedov Latest To Come Under Fire By USADA

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UFC heavyweight Ruslan Magomedov has been notified of a potential violation of the anti-doping policy by the USADA.

Magomedov was scheduled to meet Stefan Struve next month at UFC 204, but the 29-year-old pulled out of the fight earlier with an injury.

Below is the official statement from the UFC:

“The UFC organization was notified that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Ruslan Magomedov of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collection made on September 7, 2016.

USADA, the independent administrator of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, will handle the results management and appropriate adjudication of this case. It is important to note that, under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, there is a full and fair review process that is afforded to all athletes before any sanctions are imposed. Additional information will be provided at the appropriate time as the process moves forward.”