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Guillermo Jones Tests Positive For Furosemide

By Ruslan Chikov

WBA cruiserweight champion Guillermo Jones (39-3-2, 31KOs) has tested positive for Furosemide, according to testing results from RUSADA [Russian Anti Doping Agency]. Jones tooks the tests following his eleventh round TKO of Denis Lebedev at the Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia in May. There was a critical situation after the fight, where Jones and his handlers were refusing to take a post-fight drug test because Lebedev's team would not allow them to take one of the samples for testing purposes in the United States [in the event Jones tested positive for something with the Russian organization].

Furosemide is a weight cutting agent, which Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. tested positive for a few years ago. The WBA has already ordered the testing of Jones' "B sample." If the B sample comes back positive, Jones' win over Lebedev could possibly be reversed and the title returned to the Russian fighter.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ray* on 07-28-2013

[QUOTE=soul_survivor;13598432]American fighters = cheats?[/QUOTE] Yes some are but this guy isn't american... The WBA are going to open his B sample and get that one tested too but Mr Jones has to do that and his cost, and this is…

Comment by soul_survivor on 07-28-2013

American fighters = cheats?

Comment by Ray* on 07-28-2013

[QUOTE=ippo;13595636]If he really is positive he should be striped and banned for one year.[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;13595646]RUSADA has a bad reputation. So much so that even Wladimir Klitschko doesn't trust them. Because of that many of us aren't ready to just take…

Comment by Ray* on 07-28-2013

[QUOTE=Levity;13595553]The promotion being shady doesn't mean Jones, who tested positive for the same substance before, didn't legitimately do so again. I'm not saying it's a legit result either, but I don't see why some are acting as if the result…

Comment by slimshandy69 on 07-28-2013

[QUOTE=thuggery;13593291]Wow I knew he was a disgusting cheat.[/QUOTE] yea why did he have incredible cardio and chin all of a sudden at age 42. The shots he was taking were unreal.

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