Bryson Gutches suspended 9 months for positive drug test at WSOF 12

Bryson Gutches has been suspended nine months by the Nevada Athletic Commission for testing positive for Furosemide at World Series of Fighting 12 last year.

The Nevada Athletic Commission handed down the suspension on Monday and addition to the suspension, his win over Soslan Abanokov has been overturned to a no-contest and he was fined all $1,200 (all of his win bonus and 20 percent of his show purse).

During Monday’s commission Nevada Attorney General Chris Eccles presented the case against Gutches and said the fighter tested positive for Furosemide. Gutches admitted that on weight-in day, he went to a local gym in Las Vegas to cut weight. He was several pounds over weight and a women at the gym gave him a pill, which she told him could help him lose weight quickly. Gutches testified that he did not ask what the pill was and did not know the woman that gave it to him.

After the suspension was handed down, reached out to the World Series of Fighting for a statement and at this time, the promotion has not provided one.