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UFN 62’s Jorge Oliveira tests positive for stanozolol, suspended for one year

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The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced earlier this week that all fighters who competed at the UFC Fight Night 62 event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 21, tested clean for banned substances. However, that’s not the case.

According to CABMMA, "a communication error was identified by the Executive Committee when issuing the drug test results" due to "a misinterpretation of the partial report sent by the UCLA Olympic Analytical Lab (WADA Accredited Lab), where tests were analyzed and results confirmed."

The Brazilian commission announced Thursday that Jorge Oliveira, who suffered a first-round submission loss to Christos Giagos, tested positive for stanozolol, an anabolic steroid.

"This last sample code and its result were sent a day a part from the initial report, which in this case, was the reason of not being mentioned in the Commission's initial statement," read the commission statement.

Oliveira, who has lost both of his UFC fights, will be suspended until March 21, 2016.

UPDATE: According to Renovacao Fight Team head coach Marcio Cromado, Oliveira denied using anything illegal in his camp for UFC Fight Night, and plans on appealing.

"I was informed about it this morning, and we’re all surprised," Cromado told "We are waiting for more tests from the lab in Los Angeles to find out what happened. I asked Jorge and he told me he didn’t take anything. We have a good doctor and he doesn’t work with stuff like that. It’s complicated. I don’t have much to say. Jorge doesn’t even have money to buy supplements, so I want to know exactly what happened. We’ll see what happens."

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