You say USADA, I say VADA. Let’s call the whole thing off?
The latest turn in the Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux drama saw Rigondeaux turn in what appears to be an incomplete contract that would submit him to random drug testing administered by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA).
The two fighters met in New York City last Thursday for Top Rank's initial press conference to announce their Apr. 13 HBO-televised main event at Radio City Music Hall. Rigondeaux’s unsigned VADA form was the last stipulation holding the bout back.
The New York Daily News reported Friday that both sides had agreed that Rigondeaux would be allowed to undergo random testing through the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). However, a USADA spokeswoman told the Daily News, “This is the first we ever heard about it.” [Click Here To Read More