Cynthia Calvillo suspended six months for marijuana

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Apparently the punishment for Cynthia Calvillo in terms of its judgement of the policy’s anti-doping will not be severe as reported by MMA Fighting.

The peleadora american currently ranked #6 in the rankings of the UFC in the heavyweight division straw, has accepted a suspension of six months from the USED after a drug test in competition is positive for Carboxy-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a metabolite of marijuana, in December of last year.

The suspension of Calvillo can be reduced to three months to complete a program of awareness and management of drug approved by the USED.

The result of the test was collected on December 30, 2017, on the same day of the fight most recent of Calvillo in the UFC 219 in Las Vegas. In that event, the peleadora of 30-year-old lost a unanimous decision to Carla Esparza, which marked the first setback of his professional career of seven fights.

In the event that Calvillo received a suspension reduced, will be eligible to compete again before the 30 of march or before June 30, under the maximum penalty.

Because of the fight associated occurred in Las Vegas, Calvillo could receive further sanctions from the Commission State Athletic Nevada.

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