Brock Lesnar on potential doping violation: “We will get to the bottom of this”
The United States Anti-Doping Agency has informed Brock Lesnar of a potential doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test administered June 28.
Lesnar, 39, returned to the Octagon on July 9, defeating Mark Hunt via decision at UFC 200. It was Lesnar’s first fight since December 2011. The pro wrestling star remains under contract with WWE and has declined to say whether he would fight in a UFC match again.
Brock Lesnar’s possible doping violation casts a dark shadow on the unique career of a freak athlete and entertainer, writes Brian Campbell.
The UFC announced Lesnar’s potential violation on Friday. In a statement, the UFC said it was not informed of the potential violation until Thursday, which explains why Lesnar was able to compete on the UFC 200 card.
Lesnar told The Associated Press in a statement, “we will get to the bottom of this.”