Ex-UFC Middleweight Bevon Lewis Suspended 6 Months for Positive Marijuana Test

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended Bevon Lewis
six months for a positive marijuana test stemming from his Nov. 7
bout at UFC on ESPN 17.

Lewis, who was also fined $1,200, will be eligible to return to
action on May 7 pending payment of his fine and $145.36 in legal
fees. Lewis’ sanction was determined at a monthly NSAC meeting on

Lewis suffered a third-round technical knockout loss to Trevin
at UFC on ESPN 17. The Dana White’s Contender Series alum
went 1-3 within the Las Vegas-based promotion before
reportedly being released
late last year.

In addition to Lewis, the NSAC has handed down marijuana-related
sanctions to the likes of Jamahal
, Tim Elliott,
, Niko Price,
and Trevin
in 2020.

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