Ex-Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone at the “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” event. Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer released the news today.
All other fighters from the Las Vegas show tested negative for performance-enhancing drugs and drugs of abuse.
Lawal faces a one-year suspension, a fine, and the overturning of the win to a no-contest against Lorenz Larkin barring a successful appeal.
Drostanolone (Street name – Drolban or Masteron) often is used as a diuretic among weight-cutting and recovering/injured athletes.