UFC lightweight Yancy Medeiros knocked out Yves Edwards in the opening round at UFC Fight for the Troops 3, but the outcome has been changed to a No Contest after the fighter failed a post-fight drug test.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship released a statement on Tuesday addressing the situation.
“UFC lightweight Yancy Medeiros tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his bout against Yves Edwards at UFC Fight for the Troops 3 in Ft. Campbell, KY on Nov. 6, 2013.
“He was informed that his positive test violated the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy and Promotional Agreement with Zuffa, LLC. He agreed to and served a 90-day suspension retroactive to the event, and must pass a drug test before receiving clearance to compete again. The outcome of his bout against Edwards was changed to a no contest,” read the statement.
Instead of a 10-1 professional mixed martial arts record, Medeiros’ official record now reads 9-1, 1 NC.
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