30-Year-Old UFC Light Heavyweight 7-1-0
September 21, 2017 Nick Roehrick News
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Roehrick has been suspended for a year after testing positive for Clomiphene, a banned substance in the UFC, Alexander K. Lee of MMAFighting.com reports.
He was flagged by the USADA on Aug. 17 following his loss to Jared Cannonier. Roehrick's results came from an out-of-competition urine sample collected on Aug. 8.
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Fantasy AnalysisThe U.S. Anti-Doping Agency took the sample one month after Roehrick's loss to Jared Cannonier at The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale on July 7 in his UFC debut. The UFC will come out with a decision on a possible suspension once the investigation concludes.
Fantasy AnalysisIt would be a shame if Roehrick doesn't earn a $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus for his efforts. Overmatched from the moment the opening bell rang, the debuting Roehrick ate dozens of shots that would have finished any mere mortal. He may not have won, but the 29-year-old who took the fight on 48 hours notice made plenty of new fans in his UFC debut. He will certainly be given another opportunity with the company.
Fantasy AnalysisRoehrick, a 29-year-old prospect with a 7-0 record, will be taking a fight on very short notice in an effort to get added to the UFC roster. He'll need to show something to stick around, but the cards are stacked against him against Cannonier, a 33-year-old with a 2-2 UFC record. Cannonier took top contender Glover Teixeira to a decision in his last fight, and although anything can happen when the Octagon doors close, Roehrick will be a significant step down in competition.