Bellator Middleweight Doug Marshall Suspended for Positive Drug Test in Pennsylvania


Doug Marshall WEC 31The Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission has suspended Bellator middleweight contender Doug Marshall for failing a recent drug test.

PSAC executive director Gregory Sirb confirmed the positive drug test result to MMAWeekly.com on Monday, following an initial report by TheMMAReport.com.

The drug test violation stems from Marshall’s unsuccessful challenge of middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko at Bellator 109 on Nov. 22 in Bethlehem, Penn.

While Sirb confirmed that Marshall has been suspended and fined, he did not disclose the duration of the suspension or the amount of the fine, nor did he reveal the substance for which Marshall tested positive.

Marshall had been on a four-fight winning streak entering the bout with Shlemenko. All four of those bouts were under the Bellator banner, and included three victories to capture the Bellator Season 8 middleweight tournament.

Like MMAWeekly.com on Facebook and Follow @MMAWeeklycom on Twitter.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 24 days ago
  • 14 views

UFC middleweight competitor Cung Le has been suspended for nine months following a positive drug test for Human Growth Hormone. It appears Michael Bisping was right all along. Just after a month foll read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 3 views

Following a failed drug test, Cung Le is actually suspended one year, not nine months, following a recent failed drug test.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 6 views

UFC middleweight competitor Michael Bisping offered his thoughts on his recent opponent’s positive drug test for HGH. Although it took an official drug test to prove him correct, Michael Bisping was read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 12 views

UFC middleweight Cung Le will become the first fighter to appeal a failed drug test result found by the promotion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
  • 0 views

UFC fighter Piotr Hallman has questioned his recent drug test failure and suspension, leading the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission to respond. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 47 views

The former UFC middleweight contender spoke with MMAmania.com to help promote his upcoming gig as analyst for Battlegrounds O.N.E. on October 3, 2014 alongside wrestling legend Jim Ross. With the rec read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 7 views

Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett feels the chances are "very slim" that the governing body would overrule a Yoel Romero Round 3 TKO over Tim Kennedy at UFC 178—in the e read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 0 views

UFC middleweight Cung Le tested positive for human grown hormone following his recent fight with Michael Bisping. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 183 views

Cung Le failed a post-fight drug test following his Aug. 23 loss to Michael Bisping, the organization revealed on Tuesday. read news >>