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UFC middleweight Kevin Casey issues apology after failing his post-fight drug test

A day after Kevin Casey was found to have failed his drug test at UFC 175, the TUF 17 alum has issued an apology over Twitter.

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Kevin Casey (8-3, 1 NC) had to earn his way back to the UFC by getting some wins outside of the promotion. After a 3-0 stint culminating in a RFA middleweight title, Casey returned to the Octagon and wiped out Bubba Bush in just a tick over a minute. A great way to make the most out of a 2nd chance, but sadly the story took a turn for the worse, as Casey tested positive for the banned steroid drostanolone. With his impressive KO win taken away (now a no contest). Casey has owned up to his failed test, and has since apologized on Twitter:

This isn't the first time Casey has had issues with his weight cutting. In his TUF 17 match-up with Bubba McDaniel, Casey did not answer the bell for the 3rd and final round, and he later explained that he had suffered acute renal failure.

Casey's suspension, along with UFC light heavyweight Robert Drysdale, who failed his 2nd test in less than a year, will be determined at the next Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing.

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