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Rafael Cavalcante tests positive

Updated: June 16, 2012, 11:55 AM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Rafael Cavalcante tested positive for a banned substance following his May 19 win over Mike Kyle.

California State Athletic Commission executive officer George Dodd confirmed Cavalcante's test result with MMAFighting.com.

The CSAC has not disclosed which banned substance was found, but it has suspended Cavalcante for one year and fined him $2,500.

Cavalcante becomes the third former Strikeforce champion to test positive for a banned ...

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