Brock Lesnar failed a drug test for his Mark Hunt fight back at UFC 200, on July 9th. The suspension is retroactive, meaning he will be eligible to fight again in July. Brock Lesnar tested positive for an anti-estrogenic agent hydroxy-clomiphene. He failed an out-of-competition U.S. Anti-Doping Agency drug test on June 28 and an in-competition test on the day of the fight.
Brock Lesnar went on to fight fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200. He defeated Mark by decision and was paid a reportedly 2.5 million. The $250,000 dollar fine is 10% of his purse. Brock Lesnar’s win over Mark Hunt has been overturned to a no contest. Mark Hunt hasn’t fought since the Brock fight, turning down UFC offers.
Mark is still bitter and feels he was done wrong by the UFC, fighting in his words, “A cheater” Not long after the Lesnar news broke Mark Hunt was seen on the MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, making his feelings and frustration well known. Upset that Brock Lesnar was granted an exemption to the 4 month testing window that fighters are subjected to. Mark Hunt demanded that he get half of Brock’s purse and then later changed his mind saying he wanted it all.
It’s hard to say if we’ll ever see Mark Hunt or Brock Lesnar back in the UFC. Before Lesnar would be eligible to fight again, he would have to submit clean drug samples at 30, 15 and 3 days prior to any contest. Mark Hunt said the UFC spoke to him later after his appearance on the MMA hour and said nothing could be done until Brock has his day in court. Be interesting to see how this plays out and if the UFC tries to make it up to Mark Hunt.