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Emanuel Newton fined, suspended after failing Bellator 134 drug test

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There's a lot of that going around these days.

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Talk about a rough month for Emanuel Newton.

First, "The Hardcore Kid" lost his light heavyweight title in a unanimous decision defeat to Liam McGeary, which took place at the Bellator 134 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Spike TV back on Feb. 27, 2015, inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Then, he (temporarily) lost his ability to get it back after the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletics Regulations fined him $3,000 and suspended him for 90 days.

Newton failed his fight night drug test for marijuana, according to the MMA Report.

"It is important for all athletes to abide by the rules of the governing commission and we fully support the commission in their decision," Bellator CEO Scott Coker said in a prepared statement. "We look forward to seeing Mr. Newton get back in the cage once he serves his suspension."

Newton must pass a follow-up drug test before being cleared for his cage fighting return.

For more results and fallout from Bellator 134 click here.