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Josh Barnett Issues a Statement on Failed Drug Test

Josh_barnett_medium This Fan Post was promoted to the front page by Nick Thomas.

Via his Myspace blog:

Many of you are wondering what's happening. What I can say is that when applying for my license, the CSAC asked for me to submit a urine sample for testing prior to granting my license as they do with everyone, I believe. It was not a random test. I had no reason to believe there would be any issues and went in to submit my sample at the earliest possible opportunity on June 25th. I never once thought there would be a problem.

My representatives and I are working to gather as much info as possible and handle this situation as best as we can. I am embarrassed and want for nothing more than to resolve this issue and receive a license from the State of California as I have done many times already and for other states as well. I am very thankful for all the great family, friends and fans that still support me.

The question most people are asking is, "Who will face Fedor?", and understandably so, but I also want to know the answer to this question - What happens to Josh?  

Also, if you were to nit pick, technically, he didn't deny taking the illegal drugs that made him have a positive test result.

-- photo via mma.us

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