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Daniel Omielanczuk Flagged For Potential USADA Anti-Doping Violation, UFC Responds

On Saturday, UFC announced that Daniel Omielanczuk has been flagged for a potential USADA Anti-Doping Violation. issued the following official statement regarding the situation:

:”The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) informed Daniel Omielanczuk of a potential Anti-Doping Policy Violation involving Meldonium, a prohibited substance on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List. USADA further informed UFC that due to recent WADA statements regarding the handling of Meldonium cases, they will not be issuing a provisional suspension to Omielanczuk at this time. Accordingly, Omielanczuk has not been removed from his scheduled bout against Alexy Oleinik in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on July 13, 2016.”

For additional information regarding WADA’s Meldonium statements can be found on the official USADA website.

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