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Just like other sports competitions, fighters undergo drug tests to assure a clean game. It was a fortunate event that UFC 121 and Strikeforce Challengers 11 fighters came out clean and drug free.
Good News! All the fighters who competed las October’s UFC 121 and Strikeforce Challengers 11 events are clean and free of drug abuse or any other performance-enhancing agents.
This news was today confirmed by a representative from the California State Athletic Commission.
The UFC 121 event took place last Oct. 23 in Anaheim, while Strikeforce Challengers 11 took place Oct. 22 in Fresno.
The current list of fighters tested were not disclosed, however CSAC traditionally tests headliners and other competitors chosen randomly from each card. UFC 121 featured a bout between Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez for heavyweight title fight, whereas Strikeforce Challengers 11 was headlined by welterweights Roger Bowling vs. Bobby Voelker.
All of the fighters tested negative for drugs of abuse (such as marijuana and cocaine), as well as anabolic steroids and other performance-enhancers.View Article Source »
Strikeforce officials named names, drafted dates and fielded fights--and the decision was made final.
Strikeforce Challengers is heading for the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California this October. Headlining match will be the rematch between Roger Bowling and Bobby Voelker. A couple of other competitions have also been announced: Billy Evangelista vs. Waachiim “Native Warrior” Spiritwolf for a catchweight fight, and Lavar Johnson’s vs. a still unnameed opponent.
Presale starts on Wednesday for “Strikeforce Insider” e-newsletter subscriber, and actual sale starts on Friday.
The headlining fighters first met at Strikeforce Challeners 8 where Bowling scored a technical-decision success. He dominated the first couple of rounds before suffering an accidental eyepoke. With his inability to push through with the otherwise-thrilling fight, the scorecards were raised in a jiffy, giving Voelker’s opponent the victory.View Article Source »
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