Vinicius Quieroz tests positive for anabolic steroid after UFC 120 loss

by John Morgan and Dann Stupp | source:

Following a UFC 120 preliminary card loss to Rob Broughton, Brazilian heavyweight Vinicius Quieroz (5-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) tested positive for the banned substance Stanozolol. today confirmed the finding with the UFC's Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Marc Ratner.

UFC 120 took place Oct. 16 in London, England. Without a regulatory body in place to oversee the event, the UFC acted as its own regulatory body for the event.

Main event fighters Michael Bisping and Yoshihiro Akiyama were both screened, as were six fighters selected on a random basis. Quieroz was the only fighter to test positive.

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Addo site profile image  

11/2/10 8:45 PM by Addo

 Can someone tell me why Stanzolol differs very much from the "natural" steroids Sonnen tested for? I seriously dont know anything about them.

LTL site profile image  

11/2/10 6:25 PM by LTL


Rahim Jetha site profile image  

11/2/10 6:01 PM by Rahim Jetha

It's official from Meltzer:-- Vinicius Quieroz, who lost at UFC 120 to Rob Broughton, tested positive for the banned substance Stanozolol and has been released from his contract.

Forssberg site profile image  

11/2/10 5:51 PM by Forssberg

Isn't Stanozolol a PED that stays within the body for weeks after use? If so, why would he have taken Stanozolol?

Evilzpet site profile image  

11/2/10 4:29 PM by Evilzpet

Pretty positive we'll never even hear about em again.

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11/2/10 4:23 PM by LucrativeMath


epwar site profile image  

11/2/10 4:22 PM by epwar

LOL!No namer tests positive = you're fired!Sonnen tests positive = "Let's wait and see what happens" - Dana

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11/2/10 4:13 PM by billyball2


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11/2/10 4:11 PM by Benny Lava

^^ ouch dude lol