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Two UFC 149 Fighters Suspended for Positive Drug Test Results

Written on October 20, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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UFC 149 fighters, Matt Riddle and Francisco Rivera, were handed out with a 90 day suspension

149 fighters Welterweight and featherweight both received 90 day retroactive suspensions for testing positive on drugs on the day of their fight, held last July 21.

Riddle tested positive for marijuana, while Rivera tested positive for using an over-the-counter stimulant. Their suspension will last until Sunday, October 21.

The two did not bother to appeal their sentence, instead they apoligized for their wrongdoings.

Riddle defeated Chris Clements in their bout, earning him the Submission of the Night” bonus. While Rivera defeated Roland Delorm with a KO victory at the first round of their bout.

was held at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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