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Report: Joe Warren Fails Bellator 143 Drug Test for Marijuana

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Former Bellator featherweight and bantamweight champion Joe Warren tested positive to marijuana following his decision win over LC Davis at Bellator 143 on Sept. 25, according to TheMMAReport.com.
The 38-year-old faces a possible 90-day suspension for the positive result in his post-fight drug test. Warren was barely over the acceptable limits, testing for 53 ng/ml, according to Texas Combative Sports Program documents purportedly received by reporter Jason Floyd. In Texas, the legal limit is 50 ng/ml.
It’s the first time Warren has tested positive to marijuana in his mixed martial arts career, but a positive test in 2007 kept him from participating in the 2008 Olympic Games, where he was the favorite to take home gold in Greco-Roman wrestling.
Warren had recently been linked to a rematch with Bellator bantamweight champion Marcos Galvao, as a short-notice replacement at Bellator 144, but the bout never materialized.
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The relatively minimal suspension is sure to be in the spotlight, however, as multiple-time offender UFC fighter Nick Diaz recently received a five-year suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission for a positive drug test for marijuana.
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