Bellator 149 was the highest grossing and most talked about event in the promotion’s history, and now after the drug testing results have come back, the event continues to make headlines. Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson and Ken Shamrock have both tested positive for anabolic steroids.

The violation can be up to a one year suspension as well as a $5,000 fine.

For Kevin Ferguson, also know as “Kimbo Slice”, this is the first failed drug test of his mixed martial arts career, and after his performance in the co-main event slot against Dada 5000, this comes as a bit of a shock to everyone. On the other hand, this is Ken Shamrock’s second offense, failing a drug test dating back to 2009, as well.

Not only were steroids found in his system, methadone, a drug used to treat addiction to narcotic drugs.

Bellator has declined to comment on both fighters failed drug tests at the moment but it can be assumed that Shamrock (52) and Ferguson (42) have seen their last days fighting professionally.

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Jake Schneider is a student at the University of Rhode Island who is currently looking to pursue a double major in Communications and Journalism. He is an MMA fanatic who has been following the sport for years. He began to share his wealth of knowledge and opinions on the sport to many of his family members and friends as well as various MMA forums online. His love and passion for the sport has been able to make many people that are a part of his life fans of mixed martial arts as well. His insight of the sport both inside and outside of the cage is what makes his analysis on fights and individual fighters so well informed.