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Official Statement on UFC 159

Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, released the following statement today regarding drug test results conducted by the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board (NJSACB) at UFC® 159 in Newark, N.J. on April 27, 2013:

The UFC has been informed by the NJSACB that lightweight Pat Healy tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his bout against Jim Miller at UFC® 159. The NJSACB issued Healy a 90-day suspension retroactive to the date of the event. He must pass a drug test upon completion of the suspension before receiving clearance to compete again. The outcome of his bout against Miller will be changed to a no contest and he will forfeit $130,000 in bonus money from Fight of the Night and Submission of the Night. Miller will keep his Fight of the Night bonus and Bryan Caraway will receive the $65,000 Submission of the Night bonus.
 
The UFC organization has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance-enhancing drugs, stimulants or masking agents. The UFC also fully supports the drug testing efforts of all regulatory agencies including NJSACB. All fighters on the UFC® 159 card were drug tested at the event. The results of all positive tests are reported to the official Association of Boxing Commissions record-keeper. 
 
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