All Strikeforce Challengers 17 Drug Screens Come Back Clean
“Challengers 17” drug screens have come back negative, the
Nevada State Athletic Commission announced Friday.
Twelve fighters in total were tested following their performances
on July 22 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, including
Voelker and Roger
Bowling. Additionally, Shawn Jordan,
Cole, Ovince St.
Preux, Joe Cason,
Smith, Bill Cooper,
Kaufman, Adlan Amagov
Cook were also tested and cleared.
All competitors tested were screened for both performance enhancing
drugs and drugs of abuse such as marijuana and cocaine. Challengers
17 aired live on cable network Showtime.
Voelker knocked out Bowling in the second round of their
welterweight headliner, earning him the deciding victory in their
fight trilogy. Also notable was another dominant performance from
light heavyweight St. Preux, as the former University of Tennessee
linebacker quickly pounded out Cason in just 72 seconds.
Kaufman made a statement in her one-sided victory over Liz
Carmouche, outpointing the “Girl-Rilla” to cruise to a
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