USADA statement on Marcos Rogerio de Lima

The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Marcos Rogerio de Lima of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on August 1, 2017. Marcos was scheduled to compete at UFC Fight Night: Struve vs. Volkov in Rotterdam, Netherlands on September 2, 2017. USADA has provisionally suspended Rogerio de Lima based on the potential anti-doping violation. Given the provisional suspension and the proximity of the Rotterdam event, Rogerio de Lima has been removed from the card and UFC is currently seeking a replacement.

USADA, the independent administrator of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, will handle the results management and appropriate adjudication of this case involving Rogerio de Lima. 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.

Watch Past Fights

dimanche, février 17
9PM/6PM
ETPT
Phoenix, Arizona

Médias

Récent
Watch the stars of UFC Phoenix faceoff from Friday's Media Day.
15 févr. 2019
Francis Ngannou croit que son combat principal contre Cain Velasquez se terminera rapidement. Ne manquez rien de l'action lundi sur RMC Sport 4.
15 févr. 2019
Voyez les faits saillants des entraînements publics de l'UFC Phoenix avec les têtes d'affiche Francis Ngannou et Cain Velasquez.
15 févr. 2019
Cain Velasquez knows he can get back to the greatness he once had as UFC heavyweight champion.
14 févr. 2019