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Cynthia Calvillo test positief op marihuana

January 18th, 2018 | by Lennart Van Arendonk

Drie weken na haar verlies van Carla Esparza tijdens UFC 219, heeft de Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bekend gemaakt dat Cynthia Calvillo positief is getest op marihuana. De 30-jarige Cynthia Calvillo had tijdens een ‘in-competition’ test op 30 december 2017 Carboxy-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in haar bloed. Vorige vechters die op dit middel zijn getest kregen een schorsing van drie maanden.

Het officiële bericht van de UFC:

The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) informed Cynthia Calvillo of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation involving Carboxy-Tetrahydrocannabinol (“Carboxy-THC”) which is a metabolite of marijuana and/or hashish, above the decision limit of 180 ng/mL, stemming from an in-competition sample collected in conjunction with her recent bout in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 30, 2017, UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm.

USADA, the independent administrator of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, will handle the results management and appropriate adjudication of this case involving Calvillo, as it relates to the UFC Anti-Doping Policy and future UFC participation. Because the Nevada Athletic Commission was the regulatory body overseeing the fight in Las Vegas and has licensing jurisdiction over Calvillo, USADA will work to ensure that the Nevada Athletic Commission has the necessary information to determine its proper judgment of Calvillo’s potential anti-doping violation. Additional information will be provided at the appropriate time as the process moves forward.

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