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The UFC released a statement recently confirming that Jim Wallhead has been flagged by the USADA for a possible violation of the anti-doping policy.

According to the statement, an out-of-competition test given to Wallhead in October has returned positive for a banned substance.

Below is the release:

UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Jim Wallhead of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on October 7, 2017.

USADA, the independent administrator of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, will handle the results management and appropriate adjudication of this case involving Wallhead. Under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, there is a full and fair legal 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.