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Joan Guzman Fails Post Drug Test, Trouble is Ahead

By Ryan Burton

According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, junior welterweight contender Joan Guzman has tested positive for Furosemide, a diuretic banned in Nevada.

According to the article the Dominican tested positive after his fight versus Jason Davis on the Amir Khan-Marcos Maidana undercard this past December. Both Guzman and Davis were over the agreed upon 141 limit for the fight.

Perhaps Guzman took a page from lightweight contender Ali Funeka. You may recall that Guzman defeated Funeka this past March in the rematch of their controversial but lost the IBF title that was at stake prior to the bout when he weighed in 9 pounds over the 135 pound limit. Funeka received a 9 month suspension from the Nevada State Atheletic Commission after the bout for testing positive for the same diuretic, Furosemide.

The NSAC will determine Guzman's fate later this month.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LAFIRPO on 01-17-2011

Guzman, what a waste of talent. Guzman had all the tools, skills, and talent to compete with the very best. But he's a mess when it comes to discipline, work ethic, and respect for the sport. I think everyone can…

Comment by STREET CLEANER on 01-17-2011

Joan is a sad waste of talent. The JWW is loaded and he had a good chance to show his stuff. At this point in his career with his style he pretty much can call it a day as a…

Comment by Spray_resistant on 01-17-2011

[QUOTE=Subtraction;9967562] We have to bear in mind WHY Guzman won. He won because he didn't drain himself and then laughed about it at the weigh in. He's a rotten cunt. When the playing field was level, Funeka destroyed him easily.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by Joe2608 on 01-17-2011

What a dick.

Comment by gopi11 on 01-17-2011

[QUOTE=Plaster...Sad.;9968817]Here we go again with another Mexican trying to lift his nation from the gutter with BS like this... When do they stop? Mexico, check yourself... you have enough losses to know you are not running sht in boxing. [B][SIZE="3"]Manny…

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