Augusto Montano has been suspended for a year after failing his UFC 188 post-fight drug test, the promotion confirmed recently.
Montano, who lost via decision to Cathal Pendred at the Mexico City show, tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites.
Below is the complete statement from the UFC:
“Following his bout at UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13, UFC welterweight Augusto ‘Dodger’ Montano tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites. 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 the positive test, Montano has accepted a one-year suspension, effective from the date of the bout, for violating the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy and Promotional Agreement with Zuffa, LLC.”