American UFC fighter Kelvin Gastelum has served a five-month restriction for breaching anti-doping policies for a second time, the United States Anti-Doping Company has verified.
The 28- year-old middleweight evaluated positive for cannabis – on UFC/Usada’s prohibited list – when he fought and lost on a split decision to England’s Darren Till in New York in November’s UFC 244.
Gastelum was at first banned for 9 months, but that was lowered to 5 after the completion of a drug treatment programme.
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The ban started in November, implying he is now complimentary to complete again.
Gastelum had likewise checked positive on a comparable charge in March 2017, when his six-month ban was halved after conclusion of a Usada-approved drug awareness and management programme.
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