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Charlie Ontiveros suspended six months by NAC for failed drug test

The octagon debut of Charlie Ontiveros has added another unfortunate chapter.

On Tuesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission suspended Ontiveros six months and fined him $2,245.36 after failing a drug test. The positive test stems from his Oct. 31 first-round TKO loss to Kevin Holland at UFC Vegas 12 on Oct. 31.

Ontiveros replaced Makhmud Muradov on less than a week’s notice and stepped up a weight class for his opportunity to compete inside the octagon. After a fast paced start, Holland grabbed Ontiveros and ferociously slammed him to the canvas, which caused the 29-year-old to suffer a neck injury.