According to Ariel Helwani, TJ Dillashaw has been suspended for a year by USADA, a formal announcement is set for the morning. It is unclear however whether USADA will suspend him for longer and we still have no information on the substance that made him fail the test.
TJ Dillashaw has been suspended for a year by the NYSAC, according to sources. A formal announcement is expected to be made this AM. Unclear at this time if he will be suspended longer by USADA but this is a NYSAC and USADA issue. Also unclear what he failed for. Developing.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) March 20, 2019
Announced via TJ Dillashaw’s Instagram account, the UFC Bantamweight champion has relinquished his title due to ‘adverse’ findings by USADA and the NYSAC during his fight earlier this year with Henry Cejudo. TJ Dillashaw cites he is doing this out of ”fairness and respect” to the division while the situation is sorted. You can see his full Instagram post below:
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