UFC Fighter Brad Scott accepts a two year suspension from the USADA after testing positive for cocaine.
The United States Anti-Doping Agency sent out a press release announcing the suspension of UFC Middleweight Brad Scott after he failed his drug test for UFC Liverpool back in May of this year. Scott accepted the USADA’s two year suspension after violating the USADA Anti-Doping Program.
You can see the USADA press release regarding the suspension of Brad Scott below:
“USADA announced today that Bradley Scott, of Melksham Wiltshire, United Kingdom, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a two-year sanction for his violation under the UFC® Anti-Doping Program.
Scott, 29, tested positive for benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine, as the result of a urine sample he provided in-competition on May 27, 2018, at Fight Night 130 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. Cocaine is a non-Specified Substance in the class of Stimulants and prohibited in-competition under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, which has adopted the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List.
USADA conducted a thorough investigation into Scott’s case and determined Scott had not provided verifiable evidence regarding the circumstances that led to his positive test. Scott’s two-year period of ineligibility, the standard sanction for a first offense involving a non-Specified Substance, began on July 3, 2018, the date his provisional suspension was imposed.”
Brad Scott last fought in the UFC back in May at UFC Fight Night 130: Liverpool in a losing effort to Carlo Pedersoli Jr. by way of split-decision. Prior to that, Scott fought Jack Hermansson in August of 2017, to which he lost via TKO. Scott holds a professional MMA record of 11 wins and 6 losses. Scott has 8 UFC fights under his belt, with a UFC record of 3 wins and 5 losses.
Currently there has been no official statement released from Brad Scott or his camp regarding his two-year suspension after violating the USADA Anti-Program.
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