UFC Strawweight Cynthia Calvillo Gets 6-Month Suspension for Positive Marijuana Test
By: Tristen Critchfield Mar 7, 2018
Calvillo will be able to return to action soon after testing
positive for marijuana at UFC 219.
USADA announced on Wednesday that Calvillo received a six-month
suspension for her anti-doping violation. That suspension can be
reduced to three months if she completes a USADA-approved drug
awareness and management program.
According to a release, “Calvillo officially tested positive for
carboxy-THC, the pharmacologically-active metabolite of marijuana
and/or hashish, above the decision limit of 180 ng/mL, stemming
from an in-competition sample collected on December 30, 2017.”
At a minimum, Calvillo will be suspended until March 30 if she
completes the program. If not, her sanction will last until June
30. Additionally, Calvillo faces punishment from the Nevada