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Jessica Penne flagged by USADA for prohibited substance after re-analysis of sample

For the first time, USADA has flagged a UFC fighter based on a re-analysis brought upon by the contents of a biological passport.

Jessica Penne is facing a potential UFC anti-doping policy violation due to a prohibited substance detected in a March 20 out-of-competition sample, the promotion announced Wednesday night.

The sample initially came back negative, per the UFC release. But when comparing it to Penne’s Athlete Biological Passport (ABP), which USADA has compiled on every fighter since the agency began running the UFC’s anti-doping program in 2015, it was flagged for further analysis “due to an increased degree of variability in urinary biomarkers.”

In that re-analysis, a prohibited substance was detected, the release stated.

Penne, 34, was able to compete against Danielle Taylor at UFC Fight Night 108 on April 22 in Nashville, because the results had yet to come back. Taylor defeated Penne in that bout by unanimous decision.

Per the release, USADA will work with the Tennessee Athletic Commission, which also has jurisdiction in the case due to the sample’s collection in proximity to the Taylor fight, to ensure the regulatory body has the proper information.

Penne (12-5) is currently on a three-fight losing streak. The Southern California native is a former Invicta FC atomweight champion and a semifinalist on The Ultimate Fighter 20.

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Jessica Penne flagged by USADA for prohibited substance after re-analysis of sample

For the first time, USADA has flagged a UFC fighter based on a re-analysis brought upon by the contents of a biological passport.

Jessica Penne is facing a potential UFC anti-doping policy violation due to a prohibited substance detected in a March 20 out-of-competition sample, the promotion announced Wednesday night.

The sample initially came back negative, per the UFC release. But when comparing it to Penne’s Athlete Biological Passport (ABP), which USADA has compiled on every fighter since the agency began running the UFC’s anti-doping program in 2015, it was flagged for further analysis “due to an increased degree of variability in urinary biomarkers.”

In that re-analysis, a prohibited substance was detected, the release stated.

Penne, 34, was able to compete against Danielle Taylor at UFC Fight Night 108 on April 22 in Nashville, because the results had yet to come back. Taylor defeated Penne in that bout by unanimous decision.

Per the release, USADA will work with the Tennessee Athletic Commission, which also has jurisdiction in the case due to the sample’s collection in proximity to the Taylor fight, to ensure the regulatory body has the proper information.

Penne (12-5) is currently on a three-fight losing streak. The Southern California native is a former Invicta FC atomweight champion and a semifinalist on The Ultimate Fighter 20.

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Jessica Penne flagged by USADA for prohibited substance after re-analysis of sample

For the first time, USADA has flagged a UFC fighter based on a re-analysis brought upon by the contents of a biological passport.

Jessica Penne is facing a potential UFC anti-doping policy violation due to a prohibited substance detected in a March 20 out-of-competition sample, the promotion announced Wednesday night.

The sample initially came back negative, per the UFC release. But when comparing it to Penne’s Athlete Biological Passport (ABP), which USADA has compiled on every fighter since the agency began running the UFC’s anti-doping program in 2015, it was flagged for further analysis “due to an increased degree of variability in urinary biomarkers.”

In that re-analysis, a prohibited substance was detected, the release stated.

Penne, 34, was able to compete against Danielle Taylor at UFC Fight Night 108 on April 22 in Nashville, because the results had yet to come back. Taylor defeated Penne in that bout by unanimous decision.

Per the release, USADA will work with the Tennessee Athletic Commission, which also has jurisdiction in the case due to the sample’s collection in proximity to the Taylor fight, to ensure the regulatory body has the proper information.

Penne (12-5) is currently on a three-fight losing streak. The Southern California native is a former Invicta FC atomweight champion and a semifinalist on The Ultimate Fighter 20.

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Jessica Penne flagged by USADA for prohibited substance after re-analysis of sample

For the first time, USADA has flagged a UFC fighter based on a re-analysis brought upon by the contents of a biological passport.

Jessica Penne is facing a potential UFC anti-doping policy violation due to a prohibited substance detected in a March 20 out-of-competition sample, the promotion announced Wednesday night.

The sample initially came back negative, per the UFC release. But when comparing it to Penne’s Athlete Biological Passport (ABP), which USADA has compiled on every fighter since the agency began running the UFC’s anti-doping program in 2015, it was flagged for further analysis “due to an increased degree of variability in urinary biomarkers.”

In that re-analysis, a prohibited substance was detected, the release stated.

Penne, 34, was able to compete against Danielle Taylor at UFC Fight Night 108 on April 22 in Nashville, because the results had yet to come back. Taylor defeated Penne in that bout by unanimous decision.

Per the release, USADA will work with the Tennessee Athletic Commission, which also has jurisdiction in the case due to the sample’s collection in proximity to the Taylor fight, to ensure the regulatory body has the proper information.

Penne (12-5) is currently on a three-fight losing streak. The Southern California native is a former Invicta FC atomweight champion and a semifinalist on The Ultimate Fighter 20.

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Jessica Penne flagged by USADA for prohibited substance after re-analysis of sample

For the first time, USADA has flagged a UFC fighter based on a re-analysis brought upon by the contents of a biological passport.

Jessica Penne is facing a potential UFC anti-doping policy violation due to a prohibited substance detected in a March 20 out-of-competition sample, the promotion announced Wednesday night.

The sample initially came back negative, per the UFC release. But when comparing it to Penne’s Athlete Biological Passport (ABP), which USADA has compiled on every fighter since the agency began running the UFC’s anti-doping program in 2015, it was flagged for further analysis “due to an increased degree of variability in urinary biomarkers.”

In that re-analysis, a prohibited substance was detected, the release stated.

Penne, 34, was able to compete against Danielle Taylor at UFC Fight Night 108 on April 22 in Nashville, because the results had yet to come back. Taylor defeated Penne in that bout by unanimous decision.

Per the release, USADA will work with the Tennessee Athletic Commission, which also has jurisdiction in the case due to the sample’s collection in proximity to the Taylor fight, to ensure the regulatory body has the proper information.

Penne (12-5) is currently on a three-fight losing streak. The Southern California native is a former Invicta FC atomweight champion and a semifinalist on The Ultimate Fighter 20.

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NAC to Consider Removing Marijuana From Prohibited Substances at Upcoming Meeting

The Nevada Athletic Commission has been notoriously hard on fighters testing positive for marijuana in the past, but it could be changing that stance in the near future.
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George Sullivan Provisionally Suspended By USADA for Declaration of Prohibited Substance

George Sullivan has been provisionally suspended by USADA “based on his declaration of a prohibited substance,” the UFC announced in a statement Wednesday.
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George Sullivan Provisionally Suspended By USADA for Declaration of Prohibited Substance

George Sullivan has been provisionally suspended by USADA “based on his declaration of a prohibited substance,” the UFC announced in a statement Wednesday.
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George Sullivan Provisionally Suspended By USADA for Declaration of Prohibited Substance

George Sullivan has been provisionally suspended by USADA “based on his declaration of a prohibited substance,” the UFC announced in a statement Wednesday.
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George Sullivan facing UFC anti-doping violation after declaring prohibited substance

George Sullivan is facing USADA sanctions after all.

The UFC announced Wednesday that Sullivan has been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation and provisionally suspended after he declared use of a prohibited substance. Sullivan is facing a suspension after the USADA adjudication process.

According to the release, the fact that Sullivan declared use can be taken into consideration during his results management and adjudication process.

The UFC pulled Sullivan from UFC on FOX 20 last month due to a potential compliance issue with its anti-doping policy. The decision to remove him from a fight with Hector Urbina was “out of an abundance of caution.”

At that point, Sullivan was not facing any sanctions while USADA investigated the matter. Now, he is facing a suspension.

After the UFC said he was being taken out of the fight, Sullivan released a statement on his Facebook page saying he was “shocked” by the situation. Sullivan, a New Jersey native, said he informed USADA about a “natural supplement” he was taking, one that had been on previous lists he submitted.

USADA told MMA Fighting last month that Sullivan declared a high risk “dietary supplement” during an out-of-competition sample collection July 13. USADA said Sullivan had not made that declaration during a USADA sample collection previously.

Sullivan, 35, has not failed a drug test. He has been tested four times this year, according to the USADA website.

Sullivan (17-5, 1 NC) has lost two of three and is coming off a first-round knockout defeat to Alexander Yakovlev at UFC on FOX 18 in January. In all, he has compiled a 3-2 record in the UFC since 2014.

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