Category: BOXING WAR ON PED

Can Hair Analysis Help Boxing Clarify Clenbuterol Contamination Claims?

Can Hair Analysis Help Boxing Clarify Clenbuterol Contamination Claims?

Can Hair Analysis Help Boxing Clarify Clenbuterol Contamination Claims? By Gabriel Montoya   In the past two months, two boxers have tested positive for clenbuterol. Both men, WBA heavyweight regular titleholder Lucas Browne and WBC super featherweight titleholder Francisco Vargas, were part of the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) third party program when their A samples […]

Mickey Bey – A PED Lesson – The Naked Truth

Mickey Bey – A PED Lesson – The Naked Truth

  ” There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth , not going all the way , and not starting. ” – Buddha The Naked Truth is writer Gabriel Montoya’s raw and uncut exploration into the world of boxing and beyond . Known for his in-depth investigations and no-holds barred approach […]

Lessons from Boxing’s PED Files

Lessons from Boxing’s PED Files

By Gabriel Montoya , Maxboxing news When it comes to the subject of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) in general and state-of-the-art drug testing in particular, boxing has come a long way in the last three years. Three years ago, boxing fans didn’t know what carbon isotope ratio testing (CIR), EPO, IGF-1 or the drug of choice […]

USADA, Golden Boy and Positive Test Results Management – Part Two

USADA, Golden Boy and Positive Test Results Management – Part Two

  By Gabriel Montoya ,Maxboxing news (PART ONE) When the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) sent an email to boxer Erik Morales on February 8, 2013 informing him they would be issuing him a two year ban for testing positive for Clenbuterol twice in the 17 days before his October 20, 2012 world title fight […]

USADA, Golden Boy and Positive Drug Test Management Part One

USADA, Golden Boy and Positive Drug Test Management Part One

  By Gabriel Montoya ,Maxboxing news On October 20, 2012, WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia of Philadelphia address and Puerto Rican heritage knocked out Mexican legend Erik “El terrible” Morales at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York. The fight was the inaugural main event for the exclusive rights relationship between the Barclay’s Center […]

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