Specifics Regarding Rafael Cavalcante's Failed Drug Test Emerge

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Over the weekend it was announced that Strikeforce light heavyweight contender Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante had tested positive for a banned substance prior to his May contest against Mike Kyle.

This week, the California State Athletic Commission revealed that the substance Cavalcante tested positive for was stanozolol, an anabolic steroid.

As a result, the Brazilian fighter has been suspended for a year, fined $2,500 and had the result of his bout with Kyle (originally a first-round submission win) overturned to a No Contest.

MMAJunkie reports that Cavalcante and his camp have filed an appeal against the CSAC's findings and are currently waiting on a hearing date.

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