Official Statement on UFC 159

Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, released the following statement today regarding drug test results conducted by the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board (NJSACB) at UFC® 159 in Newark, N.J. on April 27, 2013:

The UFC has been informed by the NJSACB that lightweight Pat Healy tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his bout against Jim Miller at UFC® 159. The NJSACB issued Healy a 90-day suspension retroactive to the date of the event. He must pass a drug test upon completion of the suspension before receiving clearance to compete again. The outcome of his bout against Miller will be changed to a no contest and he will forfeit $130,000 in bonus money from Fight of the Night and Submission of the Night. Miller will keep his Fight of the Night bonus and Bryan Caraway will receive the $65,000 Submission of the Night bonus.
 
The UFC organization has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance-enhancing drugs, stimulants or masking agents. The UFC also fully supports the drug testing efforts of all regulatory agencies including NJSACB. All fighters on the UFC® 159 card were drug tested at the event. The results of all positive tests are reported to the official Association of Boxing Commissions record-keeper. 
 

Multimedia

Kürzlich
Hear from Demetrious Johnson and Tim Elliott after their final staredown from The Ultimate Fighter Finale weigh-ins. The two flyweights meet for the title Saturday live and free on FS1.
02.12.2016
Joe Rogan previews The Ultimate Fighter Finale, featuring flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and this season's TUF winner, Tim Elliott.
02.12.2016
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson speaks about his next opponent Tim Elliot, the flyweight division and the co-main event matchup between Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo on today's UFC Minute.
02.12.2016
No. 1-ranked flyweight Joseph Benavidez and No. 2-ranked Henry Cejudo preview their co-main event showdown and talk about their rivalry that's been brewing awhile and reached a boiling point as they coached opposite on The Ultimate Fighter.
02.12.2016