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More positive drug tests on the horizon?

MMA Weekly is reporting that the CSAC is not done gathering results from the drug tests from the recent EliteXC and Affliction cards and that it appears that more positive drug tests are on the way from fighters involved with the two shows:

The initial test results for the remaining fighters on each show, however, indicate that there are more positive results forthcoming. CSAC Assistant Executive Officer Bill Douglas told that, “Both cards are not out of the woods yet.”

He would not identify any of the individuals involved, nor would he indicate how many individuals were involved, but did indicate that initial testing of the remaining fighters’ “A” samples returned more positive results.

Douglas said that the earliest that confirmed results will be released is August 11.

Of the results that have come back for the Affliction card so far, only Justin Levens has tested positive. He tested positive for oxymorphone, the same painkiller that James Irvin tested positive for following UFN 14. The other fighters whose drug screens have come back clean from Affliction are as follows: Vitor Belfort, Terry Martin, Paul Buentello, Mike Pyle, J.J. Ambrose, Gary Goodridge, and Ray Lazama. Eight fighters from EliteXC have also had negative drug screens come back: Brandon Tarn, Drew Montgomery, Mike Cook, Carl Seumanutafa, Marlon Mathias, David Douglas, Jeromy Freitag, and Anthony Ruiz.

As you can see, there are lots of big names left out there whose drug screens could come back positive. Every person listed above whose drug screen has already come back was on the undercard of each of these shows. It will be very interesting to see the fallout from the positive drug screens, especially if the names are bigger than we think.

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