Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

John Donnelly is Banned For Two Years Over Doping

By Terence Dooley

The UKAD (UK Anti-Doping) has banned British super flyweight contender and former English champion at the weight, John Donnelly, until 26 November 2014.  ‘UK Anti-Doping has today confirmed that professional boxer John Donnelly has been suspended from all competition for two years following an anti-doping rule violation.  Mr Donnelly tested positive for benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine, following an in-competition test on 9 November 2012 and was provisionally suspended from all competition on 27 November 2012,’ explained the UKAD in a statement released earlier today.

The “In-competition” testing period begins ‘twelve hours before a competition and finishes at the end of any associated testing’, which means that the athlete should not have a prohibited substance in their system at this time and, if caught, faces a stiff two-year ban.  Donnelly, 13-3 (3), will now have to cope with a long spell on the side lines.  His positive test was taken the same night he lost in a single round to fellow Liverpudlian Paul Butler in a fight to contest the vacant British super flyweight title.  The 28-year-old had won the English belt in his previous fight, a 10-round decision win over Mike Robinson in March of last year, but was wiped out by a left hook to the body from Butler.

Please send news and views to [email protected] or Twitter @Terryboxing.

Tags: John Donnelly image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by josenoway on 03-05-2013

Sure, just like he said he'd less money then went back on his word and demanded 50/50. Just like Roach saying 'OST? No problem!' then going back on their word and started stupid worthless sh1t like 'I'm scared of needles'…

Comment by MrFynest on 03-05-2013

[QUOTE=MindBat;13112138]Take the test, Manny.[/QUOTE] You apparentally haven't been keeping up. Manny had already agreed to take the test. The new issue was the money.

Comment by mrchalino on 03-05-2013

Your just mad because there's not any good Puerto Rican fighters right now.. You guys are garbage now!!!!

Comment by MindBat on 03-05-2013

Take the test, Manny.

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 03-05-2013

Exactly they will continue to cry because Chavez will use drugs again

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (6)
Top Headlines Freddie Roach: I'm Confident Cuellar Beats Mares - By Knockout Too Joseph Parker Will Be Promoted By Top Rank in America, China Photos: Bernard Hopkins Putting in Work For Final Career Fight Ward-Kovalev: $3.3 Million Live Gate From 10,066 Tickets Sold Abel Sanchez: Andy Ruiz Ready For 50-50 Fight With Joseph Parker Photos: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Putting in Work For Ring Return Claudio Marrero Eager For Zambrano Clash as Purse Bid Looms McGregor: I Was Minding My Business, Mayweather Called Me Out Erik Skoglund Will Have a Familiar Head Trainer in His Corner Andy Ruiz on Parker: When Bell Rings, I'm Going Into Beast Mode! Jack Culcay vs. Demetrius Andrade Purse Bid on December 15 Abner Mares: I'll Prove I'm Still Elite, That I Can Make a Big Bang Anthony Joshua Could Fight in Nigeria For Right Price, Says Hearn Brook Mentions Spence, But Talks Thurman-Garcia, Pacquiao Parker-Ruiz Title Fight Nearing Sold Out Status in New Zealand Frampton: Santa Cruz Can't Be Busier or Better in Our Rematch Jason Sosa Relfects on Memorable 2016 Run, Maps Out Future Saunders: Need Another Fight Before Golovkin, Other Top Foe Mason Menard Views Ray Beltran Fight As Doorstep To Stardom Wilder: Joshua Has Fought D-Level Guys; Wouldn't Be Big in U.S. Izu Ugonoh Explains His Decision To Sign on With Al Haymon Haye: My Fight is Headline News, Zero Talk About Joshua-Molina Murat Gassiev's Title Win Continues New Cruiserweight Trend Romain Jacob, Due to Vision Issues, Retires From Boxing Parker's Promoter Rips Haye For Taking Easy Route, Easy Money Danny Roman vs. Adam Lopez - WBA Eliminator on ShoBox, 1/20 Ellerbe Couldn't Care Less About McGregor's Trash Talk, Motives Nicholas Walters Vows Redemption: I Will Be Back Even Better! "Fighting Words" - Five Biggest Storylines From This Busy Coming Weekend Kovalev Calls Ward 'Son of Judges,' Mocks Surprised Look In Tweet Michael Katsidis is Latest To Pursue Conor McGregor Payday Video: Andrew Tabiti Talks Career Status, Cruiserweight Division Joseph Parker Taking Klitschko Lessons in The Ring With Ruiz Video: Badou Jack Talks Kovalev-Ward, Mayweather-McGregor Gassiev: I Was Surprised at How Tough Lebedev Was, He Hits Hard Ed Brown, 25, Passes Away Sunday Following Fatal Shooting Andy Ruiz Hits New Zealand Feeling Strong, Confident of Victory Video: Bermane Stiverne Discusses Alexander Povetkin Title Fight Juan Carlos Reveco Bounces Back With Wide Points Win Photos: Murat Gassiev, Denis Lebedev Wage War in Moscow
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement