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 Last update:  3/5/2013       Read more by Terence Dooley         
   
John Donnelly is Banned For Two Years Over Doping
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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.

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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' and 'Giving blood makes me weak.' He agrees to a lot of sh1t he doesn...

comment by MrFynest, on 03-05-2013
[QUOTE=MindBat]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

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