Jessica Eye passes UFC 170 drug test, apologizes to fans for 'disappointing' turn of events

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Jessica Eye issued an apology after it was revealed that she had indeed failed her UFC 166 post-fight drug test due to traces of marijuana; however, "Evil" has passed her UFC 170 pre-fight drug test and will likely compete later this month in "Sin City."

A day after it was revealed that Jessica Eye had indeed failed her UFC 166 post-fight drug test due to marijuana, or cannabinoids, following her win over Sarah Kaufman in Houston, Texas, back on Oct. 19, 2013, "Evil" has issued a public apology.

Posting on her Instagram account (via Fox Sports), Jessica wrote:

"No one is more disappointed about this than I am. I take this personally and hold myself accountable. I am sorry to everyone."

During a recent appearance on "The MMA Hour," Jessica skirted the issue and blamed an error in the pre-fight paperwork for the recent controversy, despite a report stating that marijuana was at the root of the positive test.

But, as they say, the truth always comes out.

Her win over Kaufman was subsequently overturned to a "no decision" and Eye was fined a sum of $1,875.

Despite also receiving a year-long probationary suspension from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, Eye was allowed to accept a fight against Alexis Davis at UFC 170, which goes down on Feb. 22, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

She has since passed her required pre-fight drug test for that bout, according to MMA Junkie, and is expected to receive her license to compete in the coming days.

For more on Eye's drug test fiasco click here. To get more background on her fight against Davis click here.

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