UFC on FUEL TV 9: Robbie Peralta suspended six months for marijuana use

[ads1]PeraltaThe test results for UFC on FUEL TV 9 fighters have come back, and one of the fighters will be facing a six month suspension due to marijuana use.

UFC featherweight Robbie Peralta was found to have marijuana metabolites in his system following the UFC on FUEL TV 9 event which took place April 6 at Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.

Peralta (16-4) lost a a unanimous decision to Akira Corassani on the FUEL TV portion of the card. Peralta’s suspension will be retroactive to the event, meaning he’ll be eligible to return to action in October provided he pass a drug test and attend rehabilitation classes.

The UFC issued a statement on the matter:

“The UFC organization has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance-enhancing drugs, stimulants or masking agents.”

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