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USADA suspension of UFC fighter Paulo Costa


Mecca V.I.P.
Dec 17, 2016
Undefeated UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa was suspended by USADA for using Intravenous infusion of medication for his stomach problems. It was actually a technicality that the procedure didn’t have explicit permission – Therapeutic Use Exemption. The issue was about the 2017 fight of Costa. The suspension imposed on Costa was a 6-month vacation away from the octagon.