UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and President Dana White will take art in a press conference event on Wednesday, Feb. 18, and it is expected that the topic of discussion will center on the recent string of drug test failures to occur within the promotion, and how the UFC plans on handling such cases in the future.
In less than six weeks, six UFC fighters have tested positive for banned substances - four within a seven-day span. Of those failed drug tests are several of the UFC star competitors, including UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones (cocaine metabolites), and pound-for pound great Anderson Silva (Oxazepam and Temazepam, Benzodiazepines).
The event takes place at the Red Rock Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. The live stream will begin at 1pm ET and will be streamed on BloodyElbow.com.
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