FILE – Dan Ige stated he gave blood to a collector who had mistaken the UFC fighter for his neighbor “John.”
UFC featherweight Dan Ige stated on Thursday that a case of mistaken id led him to provide a blood pattern to a stranger earlier that morning.
Ige, 27, instructed ESPN that he initially thought the girl who visited his Las Vegas house at 6 a.m. was from the US Anti-Doping Company (USADA). However this blood collector wasn’t with the company, which topics all lively UFC athletes to random, year-round drug-testing.
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“I used to be half asleep and simply went by means of with it,” Ige instructed the sports activities outlet. “She took my blood, and after she was like, ‘What’s your title?’ I instructed her my title, and she or he goes, ‘Oh, you are not John?’ I am like, ‘What the f—? No, I am not John.’”
The girl left—with Ige’s blood pattern—to gather from “John,” who lives up the road, in line with ESPN.
“The loopy factor was she walked out of my home with my blood. On the time, I wasn’t considering. I used to be identical to, ‘You are not right here for me, get out of my home.’ My major factor now’s I need to get my blood again, or get proof that it was destroyed. I do not need my blood simply floating on the market.”
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Ige, who has gained the final three bouts of his 11-2 professional profession, instructed the outlet he had contacted the lab however hasn’t acquired an replace on his blood.
“I do not need to get anybody in hassle, however that is for my peace of thoughts,” Ige stated. “I do not need to have a clone someplace on the market, or find yourself in a criminal offense scene.”