Dean Amasinger expressed concerns about the New Mexico Athletic Commission prior to a controversial split decision in a UFC Fight Night 42 between Ross Pearson and Diego Sanchez.
Amasinger filed an appeal of its result and is claiming that drug tests were not performed on fighters from New Mexico or fighters from Greg Jackson-Mike Winkeljohn camp in Albuquerque, N.M.
“Ross was drug tested before the fight, which is perfectly normal,” he told MMAjunkie. “That’s absolutely fine, and all this stuff is supposed to be random. But when Ross came back from the drug test, he said to me, ‘I’ve seen the list; none of the Jackson guys are on the drug test list, or the New Mexican guys who are fighting on the card.’ And so I went and checked and that was the case.
“I made a note to (UFC site coordinator) Burt Watson and I said, ‘I want to let you know that I’m feeling uncomfortable about that.’”
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