Bonnar and Herman admit to taking banned substances before UFC 153

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Stephan Bonnar tested positive for steroids, while Dave Herman popped hot for marijuana, following their participation at UFC 153 in Brazil.

The UFC today issued the following statement:

“Stephan Bonnar and Dave Herman tested positive for banned substances following their bouts at UFC 153. The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance-enhancing drugs, stimulants or masking agents. Both fighters have admitted taking the banned substances and have orally agreed to suspensions. Once the suspensions have been reduced to written agreements, the results of their tests and the agreed upon suspensions will be sent to the Association of Boxing Commissions official record-keeper so other jurisdictions will be on notice.”

Stephan Bonnar retired following the bout, while Dave Herman has lost his last three fights for the UFC.

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