The results stem from a drug test administered following his World Extreme Cagefighting debut against
The CSAC has suspended Nogueira from the conclusion of the bout on June 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009. His penalty also includes a $2,500 fine.
Boldenone is an anabolic steroid commonly used in veterinary medicine for treating horses. Nogueira is not the first mixed martial artist to test positive for Boldenone though. Other fighters that have been suspended for positive test results in association with the steroid include