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Usman Nurmagomedov (17-0) found himself in huge problems. At the Bellator 300 tournament, he defeated Brent Primus (12-3) in the fight for the lightweight title, but that is no longer the case today. He lost his triumph, he also has to pay a fine and he will be suspended for several months. The reason? Doping offense!
Cousin of the legendary UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (29-0). Ariel Helwani.
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Director of the California State Athletic Commission Andy Foster confirmed already Usman Nurmagomedov he had a positive doping test on one of the drugs he had taken, which he kept quiet at first and then refused to mention the substance he had taken to his body. The situation came to a close before the Bellator 300 tournament, where the Russian defeated Brent Primus in the lightweight title fight.
In addition to the elimination of the win and a half-year suspension, Khabib’s cousin must pay a financial fine of 50,000 dollars. According to available information, Usman should continue to be part of VADA, the voluntary anti-doping program.
“Usman was taking medication that the doctor prescribed for the illness you were suffering from,” commented to MMA Fighting the fighter’s manager, spacereký Ali Abdelaziz: “It’s not an anabolic steroid, it’s not EPO or HGH.” Nothing like that. When he gets back, he’ll be waiting for revenge with Primus.”
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