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    MMA Fighter Banned for Three Years, Plans to Sue CSAC

    Ex-Bellator Middleweight champ Alexander Shlemenko, 31,  (51-9 MMA, 11-3 BMMA) was banned from Mixed Martial Arts for three years. The win by knockout against Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 133 was taken away and he was fined $10,000. This title loss decision comes after a 7-0 vote Tuesday when Shlemenko appeared to appeal the results of the failed test. The penalty was recommended to the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) when they found a number of drugs in Shlemenko’s system in his post fight urine testing. The drugs included the injectable steroid Trenbolone , Anavar (Oxandrolone) metabolites and testosterone to epitestosterone ratio of 50-1. The allowed amount is 4-1. CSAC commissioner…