The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is a non-profit, non government related organization and the national anti-doping organization (NADO) for the USA. To protect clean competition and the integrity of sport, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency provides education, leads scientific initiatives, conducts testing, and oversees the results management process.

“The United States Anti-Doping Agency is recognized by the UFC as the official, independent anti-doping agency for the UFC. USADA is also recognized by the United States Congress as the official anti-doping organization for all Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American and Para Pan American sport in the United States.” as is stated on the official UFC website.