Lavar Johnson, left, takes on Lolohea Mahe during the Strikeforce Challengers mixed-martial arts event at the Save Mart Center in March 2010.
Lavar Johnson, left, takes on Lolohea Mahe during the Strikeforce Challengers mixed-martial arts event at the Save Mart Center in March 2010. DARRELL WONG Fresno Bee file
Lavar Johnson, left, takes on Lolohea Mahe during the Strikeforce Challengers mixed-martial arts event at the Save Mart Center in March 2010. DARRELL WONG Fresno Bee file

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