Salikhov flagged by USADA
Today the UFC released a statement that it had been notified that Dagestani-born Russian welterweight Muslim Salikhov has had a potential anti-doping violation from an out-of-competition test on June 7th in his home country.
Salikhov is 1-1 in the UFC Octagon, having last fought in April of 2018, a win over Rick Rainey in Glendale, Arizona. Salikhov will be placed under a temporary suspension pending due process before any officlal sanction.
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