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Muhammed Lawal suspended, fined

Updated: March 28, 2012, 3:51 AM ET
By Josh Gross | ESPN.com

The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to fine and suspend Muhammed Lawal after a positive test for anabolic steroids in January.

Lawal's second-round stoppage of Lorenz Larkin on Jan. 7 was overturned to a no-contest, as such he was required to forfeit a $15,000 win bonus. The commission also fined Lawal (9-1) 30 percent of his purse to the tune of $24,000, and suspended the Strikeforce light heavyweight nine months retroactive to the date of the fight. He must ...

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