The Great Steroid Inquisition of 2014 rolls on, Nation, as undefeated featherweight Brian “T-City” (eesh) Ortega has just become the latest UFC fighter to fail a drug test for anabolic steroids, testing positive for Drostanolone following his UFC on FOX 12 victory over Mike de la Torre. His failed test comes less than a month after Kevin Casey was busted for the same drug (along with Robert Drysdale, who was busted for elevated testosterone again) and less than one week after Mike King was similarly caught red-handed.
After compiling an 8-0 record on the RITC and RFA circuit, Ortega was called up to the big leagues to face de la Torre in his UFC debut. He submitted Torre via rear-naked choke within in under two minutes.
If you ask me, this whole thing is a crock of bullsh*t. We all know that steroids don’t matter in Jiu-Jitsu; Ralek Gracie has already proven this, as has Chael Sonnen. Steroids just make you get tired quicker, bro, and your recovery time just goes, like…
As a result of the failed test, Ortega’s victory over de la Torre has been changed to a no-contest. He has also been fined $2,500 and suspended for nine months. My guess is he won’t be receiving a call from the UFC when those nine months are up. Sucks, bro.