Listen: T.J. Dillashaw gives up UFC title after failed drug test
"Have to talk about what everyone is talking about on this Wednesday morning. And that is the news that was broken by T J dillashaw himself, very early this morning at around eight o'clock, a m eastern time he posted this on his Instagram and Twitter to all my fans. I wanted to be the first one to let you know that you sat up and the New York. State Athletic Commission. Have informed me of an adverse finding a test taken for my last flight while words can begin to express. How disappointed I am at this time. Please know that I'm working with my team to understand what has occurred and how to resolve the situation as quickly as possible out of fairness respect to the rest of my division. I've informed you have see that. I'll be voluntarily relinquishing my title while I deal with this matter I want to thank all of you in advance for the support. So that was the big news that broke shortly thereafter, I found out that the New York State Athletic Commission has suspended TJ dillashaw for a year retroactive to that January nineteenth date, and they've also fined him ten thousand dollars. They have not said what he has tested positive for and just moments ago. I received this statement from you Sada in light of Mr. dillashaw social media post this morning. We can't confirm that an in competition. Test conducted by you Saad on January eighteenth. Thousand nineteen. So just note. This is my note that was the day before the Henry pseudo fight in Brooklyn, which he lost in just thirty two seconds. The first round resulted this back to the statement resulted in an adverse analytical finding in. This instance, we are able to confirm the finding to Mr. Dilshad public statement. The presumption of innocence under the rules vital part of an effective anti-doping programme ended his only fair that Mr. dillashaw be allowed due process before any conclusions are"