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Former UFC fighter Geraldo de Freitas receives two years of anti-doping suspension – MMA Sports

Former UFC Feather Weight Gerald de Freitas Suspended due to violation of promotional anti-doping policy.

The United States Anti-Doping Agency announced on Wednesday that an independent arbitrator should be suspended for two years due to a breach committed while De Freitas (13-6) was on the UFC’s roster. Did.

Hearings of the de Freitas case were held in July and September. Brazilians tested positive for exogenous administration of testosterone and / or its precursors in an out-of-competition test on October 14, 2020. The carbon isotope radio test has determined that testosterone is of external origin.

At his hearing, de Freitas said he did not know what the test results were and that the positive results were due to test errors or the use of permitted substances. However, the arbitrator’s conclusion was that there was no evidence to support these allegations.

The two-year outage of De Freitas dates back to January 11, 2021.

De Freitas won his UFC debut in 2019, beating Felipe Colares. However, he subsequently suffered a series of split-decision losses to Chris Gutierrez and Tony Gray. In July, he submitted the first round arm bar to Marcos Cordero at the Shooto event in Brazil.

– MMA Sports

Former UFC fighter Geraldo de Freitas receives two years of anti-doping suspension

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/10/geraldo-de-freitas-two-year-anti-doping-suspension-drug-test-ufc-mma Former UFC fighter Geraldo de Freitas receives two years of anti-doping suspension

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