Zuffa Statement on Riddle and Rivera

Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, released a statement today regarding UFC welterweight Matt Riddle and featherweight Francisco Rivera:

“We’ve been informed by the Calgary Combative Sports Commission that Matt Riddle and Francisco Rivera tested positive for banned substance following their bouts at UFC 149.  UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of banned drugs and performance-enhancing stimulants, including the requirement that all incoming athletes be tested and cleared.  Therefore, we fully support the drug testing efforts of the Calgary Combative Sports Commission and will fully cooperate with the Commission regarding this matter.”

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