Kelvin Gastelum Says He’ll Never Fight in Brazil Again
By FCF Staff
After having his impressive win over Vitor Belfort overturned to a no-contest, Kelvin Gastelum says he’s done fighting in Brazil.
Gastelum took on Belfort at UFC FN 106 in March, and finished the legend with strikes in the opening round. The card took place in Fortaleza, Brazil.
But, following the fight, Gastelum was flagged for marijuana metabolites, More recently, the Brazilian Commission announced that Gastelum has been suspended for 90 days, fined 20% of his purse and the win has been overturned to a no-contest.
The disciplinary action prompted Gastelum to post the following tweet:
Suspension accepted, but i will NEVER fight in Brazil again. All they want is $$$$
— #OnAmission4Gold (@KelvinGastelum) May 7, 2017
Gastelum was scheduled to fight Anderson Silva at UFC 213, June 3rd, but as a result of the USADA flag, he was pulled from the event.