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More details on Sonnen failed tests.

Snapcat2010-12-13 18:31:19 +0000 #1
www.mmafighting.com/...g-more-details-emer/

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On Sept. 2, the lab informed the CSAC that Sonnen's testosterone to epitestosterone ratio (T/E) tested at 16.9. Though testosterone is naturally occurring in the human body, that number is well above the T/E threshold ratio of 4.0.

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A follow-up carbon isotope analysis was conducted on Sept. 7, with the finding that the test results were consistent with the administration of a steroid. The lab subsequently sent the CSAC 66 pages of documentation with the intent of scientifically supporting their findings, establishing chain of custody of the specimen and proving the sample's integrity was maintained throughout the process.

Wow, don't know much about this stuff but that seems a wee bit high.
BulldogWrestler2010-12-13 18:37:19 +0000 #2
WEll, it DOES go in line with what Sonnen was saying (that he was taking them perscribed, etc etc).
Haze2010-12-13 19:12:37 +0000 #3
here we go again
Jay2010-12-13 19:38:59 +0000 #4
4x the normal is THAT high...
ante_up812010-12-13 18:52:54 +0000 #5
heres the thing, coutures been doing the same thing for years.. he hasnt popped once...

the guy cheated, give him his suspension and we'll see him fight again next year... end of story
KMFO2010-12-13 19:35:49 +0000 #6
LOTS of fighters are prob doin this, but manage to keep their levels under the threshold... Is cheating still cheating if you do it legally?

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