Two fighters have tested positive for banned substances following UFC on FUEL TV 8. The UFC has revealed that bantamweight Alex Caceres tested positive for marijuana metabolites and Riki Fukuda tested positive for stimulants at UFC on FUEL TV 8.
Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres tested positive for marijuna metabolites following the UFC’s trip to Japan. The positive test saw his somewhat controversial split decision victory over Kyung Ho Kang over turned to a no contest and has been suspended for eight months. The fighter will have to undergo rehabilitation classes during his suspension.
Riki Fukuda tested positive for the stimulants Phenylpropanolamine, Norpseudoephedrine and Ephedrine. These substances are commonly found in several brands of cold medicine. Fukuda had already been released by the UFC following his loss to Brad Tavares.
The UFC tested every fighter at UFC on FUEL TV 8 and the remaining drug tests from came back negative for banned substances.