September 26, 2007

by Ken Pishna – MMAWeekly.com
The California State Athletic Commission on Wednesday announced the suspension of Kazuhiro Nakamura for testing positive for Marijuana. Nakamura lost a unanimous decision to Lyoto Machida on Saturday night at UFC 76 in Anaheim, Calif.

According to CSAC representative Bill Douglas, Nakamura has been fined $500. His suspension period runs from the conclusion of the bout with Machida on Sept. 22, 2007 through Dec. 21, 2007.

Every fighter on the UFC 76 event, 18 in total, was tested for drugs of abuse and anabolic agents/masking agents by the CSAC.

All the other fighters at UFC 76 tested negative for drugs of abuse. The results for the anabolic agents/masking agents are still pending.