Brock Lesnar drug tested five times already ahead of UFC 200
WWE superstar Brock Lesnar didn't have to go through four months of drug testing ahead of his return to the UFC but it appears he's making up for lost time.
According to USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency), Lesnar has already received five drug tests over the past two weeks since he became eligible for the program as of June 1.
Lesnar fights Mark Hunt at UFC 200, but after coming out of retirement athletes are typically required to go through four months of drug testing from USADA before competing.
Lesnar had that four-month timeline waived because part of the UFC's anti-doping policy states that an athlete can avoid those tests under extenuating circumstances.
In Lesnar's case, because he was under contract to WWE, his deal to fight on July 9 wasn't signed until just a couple of weeks ago thus he couldn't be drug tested as a UFC athlete.
All athletes under UFC contract are subject to random, out of competition drug testing at any time and it seems Lesnar has already had visits from USADA agents five times since he became eligible for the program.
Lesnar is subjected to random testing around the year from the WWE as well as part of their wellness program, but those results aren't made public like the tests done as part of the UFC's anti-doping policy with USADA.