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Barnett bounced from Fedor fight

Updated: July 22, 2009, 3:50 PM ET
By Loretta Hunt | Sherdog.com

Affliction Entertainment vice president Tom Atencio confirmed to Sherdog.com on Wednesday that Josh Barnett has been pulled from an Aug. 1 matchup against Fedor Emelianenko.

The fight was scheduled to headline Affliction and M-1 Global's "Trilogy" event at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., but Atencio said that the California State Athletic Commission will not license Barnett because he has tested positive for a banned substance. The CSAC will release a statement Wednesday.

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