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Ryan Jensen vs Steve Steinbeiss bout cancelled for Fight Night 18 (Updated)

The 185-pound scrap between UFC middleweights Ryan Jensen and Steve Steinbeiss scheduled for UFC Fight Night 18: "Condit vs Kampmann" on April 1 from the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee, has been canceled after Jensen failed to obtain the proper medical clearance to compete.


The middleweight bout between Ryan Jensen and Steve Steinbeiss will not take place due to a medical approval issue regarding Jensen.

Steinbeiss and Jensen were originally prevented from weighing in due to what was first reported as an "administrative issue." The pair eventually tipped the scales at 186 lbs. after the formal procedures were finished -- but now that appears to be for naught.

With just 24 hours until fight night, it's hard to imagine a suitable replacement being found to step in against Steinbeiss. While unfortunate, the good news is that FN 18 features a total of 12 fights, so there is still plenty of combat left for the guys and gals down in Nashville.

***UPDATE: Yahoo Sports Cagewriter has reported that Jensen disclosed to the Tennesse Athletic Commission that he had taken the drug Adderall (used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Narcolespy), thus prompting the suspension of the fight.

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