Islam Makhachev had his UFC on FOX 19 lightweight preliminary fight with Drew Dober cancelled just 24 hours prior to fight time in April. Makhachev had tested positive for the non-prescription medication meldonium, a prohibited substance on the World Anti-Doping Agency’s list. On Wednesday, the United States Anti-Doping Agency, which oversees the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, issued a statement saying that Makhachev was found to be not at fault for ingesting the prohibited substance. As such, he will not face a suspension, despite the positive test result.
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