Helwani Tweets On Marquardt’s Medical Failure

Ariel Helwani has posted his latest information on the failed Nate Marquardt pre-fight medical test and his ultimate dismissal from the UFC.

Ariel Helwani: Nate failed the medical requirements for the fight and was put on suspension by the PA athletic commission until he provides a medical …

… report showing that he’s satisfied those requirements. He was given every opportunity to meet the requirements …

… up until Saturday at 3 pm. The Athletic Commission is not free to disclose what requirements he failed to meet.

Obviously, we are all waiting to be enlightened further on the details of exactly why the test was failed and the reasons behind the strong reaction from the UFC and its president, Dana White.

Further news is expected before the broadcast of tonights UFC Live show which Marquardt was scheduled to headline.

Published on June 26, 2011 at 12:00 am
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