Mike King who lost to Cathal Pendred at UFC Fight Night 46 by Rear Naked Choke failed his post-fight drug test. King will have to serve a 9-month suspension and will forfeit his $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus. Here is the official UFC announcement:
UFC middleweight Mike King tested positive for nandrolone following his bout against Cathal Pendred at UFC Fight Night Dublin: McGregor vs. Brandao on July 19, 2014. He was informed that his positive test violated the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy and Promotional Agreement with Zuffa, LLC. The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance-enhancing drugs, stimulants or masking agents by our athletes. He agreed to serve a 9-month suspension retroactive to the event and must pass a drug test before receiving clearance to compete again. He will forfeit his $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus.
With news breaking of King fails the drug test, his opponent tweeted out the following:
“P.E.D = Pendred Enjoying Dollars”