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WWE won’t suspend Brock Lesnar for failed UFC drug tests

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WWE will not suspend Brock Lesnar despite the fact that he failed two USADA drug tests. As noted, Lesnar failed tests from his sample collected on June 28 and July 9 leading up to his fight with Mark Hunt at UFC 200. Lesnar reportedly tested positive for Clomiphene, which is an anti-estrogen blocker that is on the banned list.

WWE issued this statement to TMZ:

“WWE’s talent wellness program does not apply to part-time performers such as Brock Lesnar.”

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WWE's wellness policy states that all talent "under contract to WWE who regularly perform in-ring services as a professional sports entertainer" are subject to drug testing. Lesnar has wrestled in 19 matches over the last 3 years and he has appeared on a handful of shows for non-wrestling segments. I guess this also answers the question as to whether names like The Rock, The Undertaker and Triple H are tested.

Lesnar returns to WWE TV on next Monday’s episode of RAW to hype his match with Randy Orton at the SummerSlam PPV.