How the UFC, Texas, and Jessica Eye made her positive drug test even worse
The furor that now envelops Jessica Eye, one that has reached to the highest levels of the UFC and the Nevada Athletic Commission, is one that should have been easily dealt with months ago.
Eye tested positive for marijuana following her Oct. 19 split-decision victory over Sarah Kaufmann at the Toyota Center in Houston at UFC 166. It was a rousing UFC debut for Eye and she seemed to have a bright future.
But now, her win has been changed to a no contest and her integrity is being questioned.
Nothing would have or should have changed when the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation notified Eye on Nov. 26 that her test result had come back positive for cannabinoids. Read more