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Eloy Perez Tests Positive For Cocaine in Broner Loss

By Ryan Maquiñana

In an unfortunate development, a source close to the situation has advised BoxingScene.com that Eloy Perez has tested positive for cocaine following his fourth-round stoppage loss to Adrien Broner in St. Louis on February 25.

Team Perez reportedly received a letter from the Missouri commission on Monday stating the positive result.  His license will be revoked indefinitely pending a hearing.

The Garcia Boxing Management Team, which handles Perez, gave BoxingScene.com this statement when asked about the matter:

“On Monday, March 12, Garcia Boxing has released Eloy Perez of any contractual obligation.  Due to pending matters, we are not at liberty to discuss his personal or professional conduct.”

Come back to BoxingScene.com later for more information as it becomes readily available.

Ryan Maquiñana writes a weekly column for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area (CSNBayArea.com). He’s also a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and Ring Magazine’s Ratings Panel. E-mail him at [email protected], check out his blog at norcalboxing.net or follow him on Twitter: @RMaq28.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 1chase on 03-15-2012

Broner is probably the second best fighter in the world only behind Floyd Mayweather. He would of knocked out Perez regardless if he was high or sober.

Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 03-15-2012

[QUOTE=lluisone;11891267]another Mexican trying to cheat .. these tests should make it mandatory:boxing::boxing:[/QUOTE] Look at this PR pos. Oh hey let's rape underage girls like Morel and give him a second chance. You're pathetic.

Comment by cotto#1p4p on 03-15-2012

[QUOTE=boxer12;11889584]so ****ed up. wasnt he looking out for that lil boy that had Cancer? He was in the crowd with his dad. What kind of example did he just set? shame[/QUOTE] Yeah, that's f'ed up!!!! Maybe he used it to…

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 03-15-2012

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;11889562]A source close to the situation has advised BoxingScene.com that Eloy Perez tested positive for cocaine following his fourth-round stoppage loss to Adrien Broner in St. Louis on February 25. [[URL=http://www.boxingscene.com/?m=show&id=50621]Click Here To Read More[/URL]][/QUOTE] [IMG]http://i40.tinypic.com/dobd5u.jpg[/IMG] :rofl::rofl: my man Broner…

Comment by Paclan on 03-15-2012

it's called an addiction for a reason I dont think he was trying to cheat. I got hooked on coke for a time period before, and it didnt matter what i was doing, I needed to get high.

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