Joe Pearson Fails Drug Test For Recent WEC Bout

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The following is an excerpt from an article on MMAWeekly.com:

BREAKING NEWS: WEC'S JOE PEARSON FAILS DRUG TEST

Joe Pearson, who fought for the WEC Featherweight Title at the first Zuffa-owned WEC event on January 20th, has tested positive for a metabolite form of the active ingredient in marijuana, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

The active ingredient in marijuana is Delta-9-THC, and Pearson tested positive for Delta-9-THC's major metabolite, Delta-9-THC Carboxylic Acid. THC is short for Tetrahydrocannabinol, and it is the primary psychoactive substance in marijuana.

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