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Nakamura Flunks Post-UFC 76 Drug Test

Kazuhiro Nakamura has tested positive for marijuana in a post-fight drug test conducted after his UFC 76 loss to Lyoto Machida according to the California State Athletic Commission. The CSAC has fined Nakamura $500 and suspended him from competition for 3 months until December 21st.

Nakamura was the only fighter who failed the drug tests for drugs of abuse. All tests regarding performance enhancing drugs are still pending.

Nakamura has an 11-7 MMA record though his losses have come against the likes of “Shogun”, Josh Barnett, Wanderlei Silva, and Dan Henderson. He is one of many former PRIDE fighters who has transitioned to the UFC. At UFC 76 he suffered a unanimous decision loss to Lyoto Machida in his UFC debut.

For more on UFC 76 check out our past coverage of the event:

Nakamura Tests Positive for Marijuana [MMA on Tap]


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