“King Mo” Lawal Tests Positive for Banned Substance Drostanolone

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal has tested positive for anabolic steroids (Drostanolone) following his January 7th, 2012, technical knockout win over Lorenz Larkin at the Strikeforce: “Rockhold vs. Jardine” at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director, Keith Kizer confirmed the news today. “Mo” denied ever using banned substances. Lawal picked up a second round knockout win which put him in line for a shot at the vacant 205 pound title. Lawal faces a one-year suspension, a fine, and the overturning of the win to a no-contest.

Also screened fo were Luke Rockhold, Keith Jardine, Robbie Lawler, Muhammed Lawal, Tyron Woodley, Tarec Saffiedine, Tyler Stinson, Nah-Shon Burrell, James Terry, Gian Villante, Trevor Smith, Ricky Legere, Chris Spang, Estevan Payan and Alonzo Martinez, who all passed.

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