MMA Odds and Ends for Friday: Ruslan Magomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov flagged by USADA
Magomedov and Tukhugov popped by USADA
Heavyweight Ruslan Magomedov and featherweight Zubaira Tukhugov were both sanctioned for 2 years by USADA after testing positive for ostarine, a prohibited substance. Both fighters were promising prospects in their respective divisions. Magomedov (14-1) hasn't fought since 2015, but he was 3-0 inside the Octagon. Tukhugov (18-4) was 4-1 in the UFC, most recently losing a decision to Renato Moicano in May of 2016.
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