Chael Sonnen Tests Positive For Roids
Chael Sonnen has some explaining to do,
“California State Athletic Commission Executive Officer George Dodd, Chael Sonnen has been notified that he failed post-fight drug screening” [Sherdog]
Sonnen tested positive for an unknown Performance Enhancing Drug (PED) following his UFC 117 loss to UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
Commissioner Dodd didn’t say what substance Sonnen tasted positive for, but said it IS a PED.
More as this story develops…
The LA Times is reporting that Sonnen’s pre-fight urine sample was processed through the UCLA Olympic drug-testing lab and returned a positive result for steroids, if Sonnen doesn’t appeal the results he is looking at a one year suspension and a $2,500 fine.