UFC on ESPN 6 results: Greg Hardy uses inhaler, then gets nod over Ben Sosoli
Greg Hardy had a little extra — and likely illegal — help as he went the distance for the first time in his UFC career.The controversial heavyweight was handily beating Ben Sosoli in the UFC on ESPN 6 main-card bout at Boston's TD Garden. But he was also noticeably slowing down and breathing heavy at the end of the second round.
Ex - NFL player Greg Hardy had his win on Friday night overturned to a no contest after he illegally As soon as Hardy was seen using the inhaler between rounds, Marc Ratner, the It’s against all the rules ,” Ratner said. The MSAC follows the World Anti-Doping Agency’s list of prohibited substances.
Hardy was given the go-ahead to use an inhaler by a commission inspector who had no authority to In his corner, Hardy used an inhaler , which seemed to be a violation of the rules of substances However, the inspector did not have authority to approve use of the inhaler . As such, the fight has
Greg Hardy's apparent victory over Ben Sosoli Friday night at UFC Boston was ruled a no-contest after the former NFL player used an inhaler between the second and third rounds.
UFC executive Marc Ratner said that the inhaler was not approved for use, according to.
"Me and my coach asked the commission if it would be OK to use my inhaler, and they said yes, so I took it," Hardy said afterward, according to. "I'm still the new guy in this sport, I did what I do in every situation - I asked permission, I got permission, and I did what I was told."
With the no-contest, Hardy's record remains at 2-1 in the UFC and 5-1 as a professional.
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Greg Hardy to fight no-contest ruling over inhaler use .
Greg Hardy to fight no-contest ruling over inhaler useHardy took on Ben Sosoli at TD Garden at UFC Boston on Oct, 18, and initially won by unanimous decision in just his fourth pro fight ever. But before the third round, he used the inhaler, looking extremely out of breath.