On Thursday, the Cris Cyborg for potential violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test administered by the organization on December 5th.announced that the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) maybe have failed
Following the announcement, Cyborg released a clear explanation to MMA Fighting on why something odd may be popping up on the radar. According to the Brazilian fighter, “it’s nothing bad” because she is on a medical treatment authorized by her doctor to help recover from her recent weight cut for UFC Fight Night 95 in September.
What I can say now is that they are talking to my doctor, and I’m calm. Everybody knows I’m sick, that I’m recovering from the weight cut I had to do for the fight. What is happening is post-weight cut. Everybody knows I’m sick. They are talking to my doctor to solve this the best way.
It’s nothing bad. I’m on medical treatment.
Cyborg’s boyfriend Ray Elbe later confirmed on The Underground that Cyborg has not tested positive for a steroid.
Not for a steroid, and she has a prescription as part of the post fight therapy she’s been receiving due to the severe weight cut. This has been known for a few days, and Cris doctor has been in direct contact with USADA turning over all the necessary patient files to document the reasons Cris needs the medication.