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Ricardo Abreu Handed Four-Year Suspension For Second USADA Violation

Ricardo Abreu's professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career has ended with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) hitting the final nail in the coffin. Back in February, USADA notified Abreu of his second violation of the anti-doping policy. "Demente" has a professional MMA record of 5-1 and went 1-1 under the...

Ricardo Abreu Retires Following Second USADA Failure

Already in the midst of a two-year suspension due to a failed drug test with USADA, Ricardo Abreu was notified earlier this week of a second test failure. Out of action until June 2018 after testing positive for norandrosterone and 19-noretiocholanolone metabolites, Abreu's second test failure has now convinced...

Ricardo Abreu Receives 2-Year Ban Following Positive Drug Test

USADA announced on Friday that TUF 3 veteran Ricardo Abreu has received a two-year suspension following a positive out-of-competition test result leading up to a UFC fight. Abreu tested positive in an out-of-competition test administered to him by USADA on June 3rd and popped hot for 19-norandrosterone (19-NA) and 19-noretiocholanolone...

Ricardo Abreu Flagged For Potential USADA Anti-Doping Violation, UFC Issues Statement

On Sunday, July 3, UFC issued an official statement on their website, UFC.com, regarding Ricardo Abreu being flagged for a potential USADA Anti-Doping violation. UFC's statement on Abreu can be read in its' entirety below: “The UFC organization was notified that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Ricardo Abreu of...