Junior dos Santos Removed From UFC Official Rankings Following a Failed Drug Test

It was recently revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has been removed from his scheduled match up against Francis Ngannou at UFC 215. The former champion was flagged by USADA for an anti-doping violation, causing the fighter to be pulled from his bout. Now, it would appear that Junior dos Santos has also been removed from the official UFC heavyweight division rankings.

Junior dos Santos is coming off of a swift TKO loss to reigning UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic from UFC 211. Now, the former UFC heavyweight champion stands with a professional record of 18-5.