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UFC featherweight Chad Mendes suspended two years following USADA drug test violation

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Two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight title contender Chad Mendes said he was going to pay for his mistake, one that returned a positive drug test under the watchful eyes of United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) back in June.

He wasn't kidding, as USADA just dropped the hammer on "Money," according to its official website.

Mendes, 31, tested positive for GHRP-6 (Growth Hormone-Releasing Hexapeptide) following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on May 17, 2016. GHRP-6 is a prohibited substance in the class of Peptide Hormones, Growth Factors, Related Substances and Mimetics under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, which has adopted the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.

He should have went full twat.

Once considered the second-best featherweight in all of mixed martial arts (MMA), second only to then-champion Jose Aldo, the Team Alpha Male standout has not competed since a quick knockout loss to Frankie Edgar last December and is now just 1-3 dating back to 2013.

See you in 2018.

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