UFC 301 Fight Card, By Number Of Drug Tests

Alexandre Pantoja is getting close to his drug-testing varsity jacket.

“The Cannibal” has been one of the most consistently-tested fighters over the last few years, racking up 39 surprise visits from the folks at both United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and Drug Free Sport International (DFSI).

DFSI replaced USADA back in late 2023.

Pantoja will defend his flyweight title when he collides with No. 10-ranked contender Steve Erceg atop the UFC 301 pay-per-view (PPV) event, locked and loaded for this Sat. night (May 4, 2024) at Farmasi Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “Astro Boy” has been tested eight times in UFC (signing in June 2023).

Here’s the full UFC 301 lineup, complete with number of 2024 drug tests:

UFC 301 Main Event On ESPN+ PPV:

125 lbs.: UFC Flyweight Champion Alexandre Pantoja (2) vs. Steve Erceg (2)

UFC 301 Main Card On ESPN+ PPV:

135 lbs.: Jose Aldo (5) vs. Jonathan Martinez (1)
205 lbs.: Anthony Smith (2) vs. Vitor Petrino (2)
185 lbs.: Michel Pereira (2) vs. Ihor Potieria (1)
185 lbs.: Paul Craig (2) vs. Caio Borralho (1)

UFC 301 ‘Prelims’ Card On ESPN2/ESPN+:

145 lbs.: Joanderson Brito (1) vs. Jack Shore (1)
115 lbs.: Karolina Kowalkiewicz (2) vs. Iasmin Lucindo (2)
155 lbs.: Elves Brener (2) vs. Myktybek Orolbai (2)
145 lbs.: Jean Silva (2) vs. William Gomis (2)

UFC 301 Early ‘Prelims’ Card On ESPN+:

155 lbs.: Joaquim Silva (1) vs. Drakkar Klose (2)
155 lbs.: Jamie Mullarkey (1) vs. Mauricio Ruffy (2)
125 lbs.: Dione Barbosa (1) vs. Ernesta Kareckaite (1)
155 lbs.: Ismael Bonfim (2) vs. Vinc Pichel (1)
125 lbs.: Alessandro Costa (1) vs. Kevin Borjas (2)

Aldo is the most tested fighter of 2024, second only to UFC 303’s Conor McGregor (7).

LIVE! Watch UFC 301 PPV On ESPN+ Here!

RAUCUS RETURN TO RIO! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Farmasi Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sat., May 4, 2024, featuring Flyweight champion, Alexandre Pantoja, defending his belt against undefeated challenger, Steve Erceg, in the pay-per-view (PPV) main event of the evening. UFC 301’s co-main event features “The King of Rio,” Jose Aldo, returning to the Bantamweight division for the first time in almost two years to take on Jonathan Martinez. UFC 301’s PPV main card (see it here) will also feature Anthony Smith vs. Vitor Petrino, Michel Pereira vs. Ihor Potieria and so much more. It’s must-watch action! UFC 301 start time scheduled for 6 p.m. ET (Prelims) and 10 p.m. ET (PPV).

Don’t miss a single second of EPIC face-punching action!

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 301 fight card RIGHT HERE, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches at 6 p.m. ET, followed by the remaining undercard balance on ESPN2/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV.

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