WWE star Brock Lesnar is facing a one-year suspension rather than a two-year suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission. MMAFighting.com reports that the Hydroxy-clomiphene substance that Lesnar tested positive for is not considered “specified substances” under the World Anti-Doping Agency Code. Read more at MMAFighting.com.
Powell’s POV: The World Anti-Doping Agency Code reasons that there is a greater likelihood of Hydroxy-clomiphene to enter an athlete’s body inadvertently, so they offer more flexibility in terms of the punishment that will be issued. The lighter suspension would make it more realistic for Lesnar to return to UFC than a two-year suspension would have. Lesnar is currently under a temporary suspension. Thanks to Dot Net reader Darius for passing along the news.